• Walleye caught from the North Shore Channel, a sign of water quality in the Chicago River system

    Joshua Chupich with a quality walleye from the North Shore Channel, a sign of the water quality in the Chicago River system.Provided Joshua Chupich caught a quality walleye on Wednesday and emailed, “I thought you’d be interested in this walleye I caught from the North Shore Channel of the...

  • Two men robbed at gunpoint in Irving Park area

    Adobe Stock Photo Two men were robbed at gunpoint hours apart early Monday in the Irving Park area.The first victim, 62, was walking on a sidewalk in the 4000 block of West Cornelia Avenue when three men stepped out of a red sedan and approached him about 1:30 a.m., Chicago police said. They...

  • Dear Abby: Romance is dead in our marriage, and I feel empty

    DEAR ABBY: Although my husband and I are no longer in a romantic relationship, we are what I call “life partners.” After cancer left him impotent, he rejected any physical affection at all. I had an extramarital affair which lasted four years. My boyfriend passed away last year. I have no desire to be...

  • Community group makes headway at neglected Morgan Park corner

    A rendering shows an overview of the development called Morgan Park Commons, planned at 115th and Halsted streets.Provided At the northwest corner of 115th and Halsted streets sits a stretch of urban pavement that bears mute witness to Chicago’s economic divide.The 12-acre parcel fronts on two...

  • Nonprofit wants to revitalize South Shore with affordable health care, housing and retail

    Thrive Exchange is a “four-corner approach” to revitalizing the 79th Street corridor just two blocks from the lake. The project includes apartments, condos, retail spaces and a primary care health center. Courtesy of DL3 Realty The Ringer Bank Building was once a hub of South Side business...

  • Horoscope for Monday, Nov. 28, 2022

    Moon AlertAvoid shopping or making important decisions after 10:30 p.m. PST. The moon is in Aquarius.Aries (March 21-April 19)As this week begins, you are determined to make some headway. And you will. In fact, whatever you do, you will do very carefully and you will give it much thought. If you have to...

  • Blackhawks let another early deficit spiral into blowout loss against Jets

    The Jets routed the Blackhawks 7-2 on Sunday.Michael Reaves/Getty Images The Blackhawks can’t find a way to score first. They’ve conceded the first goal in eight consecutive games. And after a 7-2 blowout loss Sunday to the Jets at the United Center, they’ve lost seven consecutive games. The...

  • Tim Degnan, Daley top gun and state senator, dies at 82

    Timothy Degnan sought consensus between state and city officials to move Mayor Richard M. Daley’s agenda forward. He “really protected Daley’s priorities,” said political strategist David Axelrod.Sun-Times archives Tim Degnan, a former state senator and longtime top advisor to former Mayor...

  • White supremacist, Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes met with Kanye West, Ye, Trump, at Mar-a-Largo; Chicago connections

    Nick Fuentes, raised in suburban Chicago, attended the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017, and was present on the Capitol grounds in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021.Screen shot / AFPAC 2022 conference WASHINGTON — White nationalist Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes, who met...

  • Bears podcast: That was one ugly loss to the Jets

    Bears quarterback Trevor Siemian pitches the ball during Sunday’s game against the Jets. Adam Hunger/AP Patrick Finley and Jason Lieser analyze the Bears’ biggest stinker of the year, a 31-10 loss to the Jets. New episodes of “Halas Intrigue” will be published regularly with...

  • Dear Abby: My grown children want nothing to do with me

    DEAR ABBY: Fifteen years ago, I “ran away from home” to get away from my adult children, and I finally made a life for myself. They were able to stay in the house because I continued to pay the mortgage. Their dad — my ex — and his family all lived nearby. Now, none of my children wants anything to do with...

  • Horoscope for Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022

    Moon AlertAvoid shopping or making important decisions from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Chicago time. After that, the moon moves from Capricorn into Aquarius.Aries (March 21-April 19)You have strong feelings Bhwhen dealing with parents or authority figures. Fortunately, these feelings will be positive. You might...