Chicago Sun-Times http://www.suntimes.com Latest news from the Chicago Sun-Times Online en-us webmaster@suntimes.com (Editor) Newspapers http://www.suntimes.com/csp/cms/sites/STM/assets/img/logos/suntimes.gif Chicago Sun-Times http://www.suntimes.com 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ State trooper pulls woman from burning car ]]> Lead story image

An Illinois State Police trooper pulled a woman from a smouldering car just before it burst into flames early Friday after she had crashed the vehicle into a tollbooth on the Tri-State Tollway / Interstate 294 near Hazel Crest. ]]> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:50:23 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/test/10848954-418/state-trooper-pulls-woman-from-burning-car.html http://www.suntimes.com/test/10848954-418/state-trooper-pulls-woman-from-burning-car.html <![CDATA[ Mick Dumke's Twitter ode to Alderman Richard Mell ]]>

The Chicago Reader’s Mick Dumke gave a beautiful eulogy to Alderman Richard Mell’s career, tweeting out links to some of the alderman’s finest moments, as chronicled by the Reader. We’ve pulled choice quotes from each story but it’s worth reading through them all. Consider it your patriotic duty. ]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:18:05 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/test/21134277-651/mick-dumkes-twitter-ode-to-alderman-richard-mell.html http://www.suntimes.com/test/21134277-651/mick-dumkes-twitter-ode-to-alderman-richard-mell.html <![CDATA[ Preckwinkle seeking legal action against county assessor ]]> Lead story image

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Wednesday she supports legal action to punish county Assessor Joseph Berrios for putting family members on the payroll. ]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 09:56:19 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/test/15684392-418/preckwinkle-seeking-legal-action-against-county-assessor.html http://www.suntimes.com/test/15684392-418/preckwinkle-seeking-legal-action-against-county-assessor.html <![CDATA[ Top 10 Chicago stories of 2012: How would you rank them? ]]> Lead story image

… ]]> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 14:36:18 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/test/16927857-534/top-10-chicago-stories-of-2012-how-would-you-rank-them.html http://www.suntimes.com/test/16927857-534/top-10-chicago-stories-of-2012-how-would-you-rank-them.html <![CDATA[ Rev. Jesse Jackson to Rahm: Take care of Chicago homefront first ]]>

… ]]> Mon, 03 Sep 2012 11:56:57 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/test/14908460-534/rev-jesse-jackson-to-rahm-take-care-of-chicago-homefront-first.html http://www.suntimes.com/test/14908460-534/rev-jesse-jackson-to-rahm-take-care-of-chicago-homefront-first.html <![CDATA[ Pastor leaves rooftop after Tyler Perry gives $98k for community center ]]> Lead story image

The Rev. Corey Brooks camped out on the roof of an abandoned South Side motel for three months as part of an effort to raise cash to buy the motel and build a community center. On Friday, Brooks finally cam down after actor-director Tyler Perry offered $98,000 enabling Brooks to reach his $450,000 goal. ]]> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 08:07:01 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/test/10852695-418/pastor-leaves-rooftop-after-tyler-perry-gives-98k-for-community-center.html http://www.suntimes.com/test/10852695-418/pastor-leaves-rooftop-after-tyler-perry-gives-98k-for-community-center.html <![CDATA[ Minds Matter Gala ]]> Lead story image

Support brain cancer research by attending the Third Annual Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute (NBTI) Minds Matter Benefit. NBTI is a comprehensive program which merges clinical research with medical and surgical treatment for brain and spinal tumor patients. The Institute offers state-of-the-art clinical care while also providing the resources and support necessary for patients and their families to meet the challenges of living with a brain tumor. ]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 10:05:51 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/test/11881233-750/minds-matter-gala.html http://www.suntimes.com/test/11881233-750/minds-matter-gala.html <![CDATA[ Blagojevich ‘totally bored’ with prison, his former lawyer says ]]> Lead story image

MICHAEL SNEED: Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, 55, who seemed to optimistically bound into prison three months ago, is bored out of his skull. “He’s totally bored,” said Blago’s former attorney, Sam Adam Jr. ]]> Sat, 28 Jul 2012 06:40:49 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/test/13430176-452/blagojevich-totally-bored-with-prison-his-former-lawyer-says.html http://www.suntimes.com/test/13430176-452/blagojevich-totally-bored-with-prison-his-former-lawyer-says.html <![CDATA[ DUI charges dropped against Mike Ditka’s son Michael Ditka ]]> Lead story image

Lake County prosecutors Friday dropped felony drunken driving charges against Michael Ditka of Deerfield, a son of former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka. ]]> Wed, 09 May 2012 10:24:56 -0500 http://www.suntimes.com/test/10854760-418/dui-charges-dropped-against-mike-ditkas-son-michael-ditka.html http://www.suntimes.com/test/10854760-418/dui-charges-dropped-against-mike-ditkas-son-michael-ditka.html