Chicago Sun-Times Latest news from the Chicago Sun-Times Online en-us (Editor) Newspapers Chicago Sun-Times 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Derrick Rose discusses growing tension with Bulls; Reinsdorf reacts ]]> Lead story image

LAS VEGAS ­— This relationship wasn’t going to end well. Not for the Bulls, not for Derrick Rose. It still might not. But for the first time in his career, Rose, who has three years left on his contract, seems ready to step up and mend a rocky partnership. “I know it’s been there,’’ Rose told the Sun-Times, acknowledging there has been growing tension between the organization and his camp. “I heard there were some upset people. “I’m happy I didn’t personally see it. I don’t want to see that. I kind of wonder where it was coming from because … ]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:02:57 -0500 <![CDATA[ Father of slain teen fatally shot in Humboldt Park ]]> Lead story image

Samuel Walker Sr. had been preparing for the funeral of his teenage son, Samuel Walker Jr., who was gunned down last Friday in East Garfield Park. Now his family must decide whether to hold a joint memorial instead. On Thursday, the elder Walker was shot to death in a Humboldt Park gangway — just two days before his 13-year-old son was to be laid to rest. ]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:22:40 -0500 <![CDATA[ Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour Gaza cease-fire ]]> Lead story image

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire to start Friday morning for 72 hours, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday. ]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:02:30 -0500 <![CDATA[ Cubs trade Emilio Bonifacio, James Russell to Braves ]]> Lead story image

In their two big deals of the July trading season, the Cubs added one of the top shortstop prospects in baseball, a well-regarded outfield prospect and — just before the non-waiver deadline Thursday — a catching prospect who helps address one of the biggest position deficits in the system. Now comes the hard part: turning it all into a formidable big-league lineup and, tougher yet, finding enough pitching to make it a big-league champion. Impact hitters have become relatively scarce because of steroid testing. So the Cubs are pleased to have some of the top hitting prospects in the game … ]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:11:35 -0500 <![CDATA[ 1 dead, 1 critical in Loop workplace shooting ]]> Lead story image

A recently demoted executive entered a Loop office building Thursday morning and shot the company's CEO before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide, authorities said.  ]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:51:36 -0500 <![CDATA[ Judge, big supporter of Israel, balks at leaving Palestinian terrorism-related case ]]> Lead story image

A Jewish federal judge whose family has raised more than $3 million for a pro-Israeli charity angrily refused on Thursday to recuse himself from the terrorism-related trial of a southwest suburban Palestinian immigrant. ]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:36:21 -0500