Chicago Sun-Times Latest news from the Chicago Sun-Times Online en-us (Editor) Newspapers Chicago Sun-Times 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Little Village man’s generosity sparks four-way kidney transplant ]]> Lead story image

Roberto Mata-Martinez planned to donate a kidney to his wife, but when doctors said it was a better fit for Maile Reddy (left), a nurse from Honolulu, he “was happy to give it.” ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:06:42 -0600 <![CDATA[ Obama pardons turkey, jokes it’s his most talked-about action this week ]]> Lead story image

President Barack Obama pardoned a turkey named Cheese on Wednesday, joking it surely would be his most talked-about executive action of the week. ]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:48:25 -0600 <![CDATA[ If Bears’ ‘O’ conquers Ford Field noise, it has what it takes to win ]]>

It sounded like a good idea: Is Jay Cutler looking forward to playing in a domed stadium Thursday against the Lions at Ford Field? ]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:49:36 -0600 <![CDATA[ Wrigley Field bleachers may not be ready for opening day ]]> Lead story image

The Cubs are preparing contingency plans in case the Wrigley Field bleachers are not ready in time for opening day on April 5. ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:58:42 -0600 <![CDATA[ Lisa Madigan appeals ruling that KO’d pension law ]]>

Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday asked the state’s top court to reverse a lower court’s ruling that the 2013 pension reform bill is unconstitutional. Madigan’s office filed a notice of appeal less than a week after a Sangamon County judge ruled the 2013 law violated the Illinois State Constitution’s clause on state pensions. Her move begins the appeals process and paves the way for a legal showdown before the Illinois Supreme Court. READ MORE AT: … ]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:54:29 -0600 <![CDATA[ Cupich: Work needed to ‘repair our broken immigration system’ ]]>

In a statement Wednesday, Archbishop Blase Cupich wrote that President Barack Obama’s recent executive order on immigration was a good “first step.” But the new archbishop, who was installed as the head of the Archdiocese of Chicago last week, also added that much still needs to be done to “repair our broken immigration system.” In the statement, which was posted to the archdiocese website, Cupich alludes to congressional gridlock on immigration reform and calls on activists to continue their efforts to “change the hearts and minds of legislators.” READ MORE AT: … ]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:56:41 -0600