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  1. School event near Chicago sparks civil rights, race debate

    O.seattletimes.com - World 02.26 / 16:48 o.seattletimes.com
    WINNETKA, Ill. (AP) — When a largely white public school nestled in Chicago’s wealthiest suburbs planned a daylong civil rights seminar, it drew award-winning authors and crafted a college-caliber syllabus. But New Trier High School has found itself stepping into the minefield of the national dialogue on race and civil rights. Some parents and conservative […
  2. School event near Chicago sparks civil rights, race debate

    Media.wben.com - Buffalo 02.26 / 16:47 media.wben.com
    WINNETKA, Ill. (AP) -- When a largely white public school nestled in Chicago's wealthiest suburbs planned a daylong civil rights seminar, it drew award-winning authors and crafted a college-caliber…
  3. 14-Year-Old Chicago Musician Wins First Place In National Music Competition

    Chicagodefender.com - Chicago 02.26 / 15:58 chicagodefender.com
    14-Year-Old Chicago Musician Wins First Place and $10K In National Music Competition It was a melodious moment. After thrilling the audience and judges with her performance of Lalo’s Concerto in D Minor, 14-year-old Hyde Park Suzuki Institute (HPSI) cellist Ifetayo Ali-Landing, a resident of Chicago’s South Side, snagged the coveted first place prize, including $10,000, in …
  4. 2 young girls found dead after Chicago house fire

    Pantagraph.com - Illinois 02.26 / 15:52 pantagraph.com
    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 7-month-old girl and a 2-year-old girl were found dead after a house fire on Chicago's South S…
  5. This Chicago Ad Agency’s #BlackAtWork Obstacle Course Is Seriously Lit

    The course dives into the microagressions and direct messaging people of color deal with in the corporate world and addresses the lack of diversity in the ad…
  6. Interview: Filmmaker Lonnie Edwards, to be Honored at ‘Hollywood on State’ in Chicago

    Hollywoodchicago.com - Lifestyle 02.26 / 14:58 hollywoodchicago.com
    CHICAGO – Tonight is the 89th Academy Awards, and Hollywood will honor there own in the annual lavish ceremony. In Chicago, there will be a similar celebration, as the Gene Siskel Film Center is throwing a “Hollywood on State” party, and honoring four local filmmakers at the event. Joining honorees Lori Felker, Jennifer Reeder and Michael Smith is filmmaker Lonnie Edwards, whose voice has made an impact ever since his awarding-winning debut in 2014, the short film “Parietal Guidanc…
  7. Chicago high school teaches disabled students real life skills

    Abc7chicago.com - Chicago 02.26 / 14:49 abc7chicago.com
    A local high school is educating students outside of the classroom. Vaughn Occupational High School has partnered with online and app grocery delivery service Instacart to help students learn lessons that will last a…
  8. St. Louis Blues Recall Magnus Paajarvi from AHL Chicago Wolves

    Archauthority.com - All Sports 02.26 / 10:24 archauthority.com
    With their bye week wrapping up, the St. Louis Blues brought Magnus Paajarvi back from the AHL. As their five-day bye week began on Tuesday, the St. Louis Blues sent forward Magnus Paajarvi to their AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, to keep fresh during the break. With that bye week coming to an end as […] St. Louis Blues Recall Magnus Paajarvi from AHL Chicago Wolves - Arch Authority - Arch Authority - A St. Louis Sports Site - Cardinals, Rams, Blues, and…
  9. Autopsy: Female found dead in Chicago Heights was assaulted

    A female found dead with a bloody head and back Wednesday night near a home in south suburban Chicago Heights was beaten to death, an autopsy…
  10. Video: AHL’s Iowa Wild and Chicago Wolves brawl on … and off the ice

    Nbcsports - NHL 02.26 / 07:57 nbcsports.com
    On the same day the movie 'Slap Shot' apparently celebrates the 40th anniversary of its…
  11. No reason for Cleveland Cavaliers to worry about 0-3 record vs. Chicago Bulls: Fedor's five observations

    Cleveland.com - Sports 02.26 / 06:46 cleveland.com
    After a strong start, the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers faded in the second half, losing to the Chicago Bulls for the third time this season, 117-99. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- LeBron James didn't make it to the arena on Saturday night, asked to stay home to recover from strep throat.  Not having James usually adds up to a loss. Saturday proved no different. After a strong start, the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers faded in the second …
  12. Game recap: Dodgers 5, Chicago White Sox 3

    Dailynews.com - Dodgers 02.26 / 05:55 dailynews.com
    THE GAME: Brett Eibner's solo home run in the sixth inning broke a tie and the Dodgers went on to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 in their Cactus League opener at Camelback Ranch on Saturday afternoon.PITCHING REPORT: Left-hander Clayton Kershaw retired all three batters he faced (one on a strikeout) in his first outing of the…
  13. Chicago Weather: Cold Saturday, but warm-up coming again

    Abc7chicago.com - Chicago 02.26 / 05:53 abc7chicago.com
    After a week of spring-like, record-breaking warm temperatures, Saturday was much…
  14. Missing LeBron James and then Kyle Korver, Cavs lose 117-99 to Chicago

    Cleveland.com - Sports 02.26 / 04:37 cleveland.com
    Kyrie Irving scored 34 points but the Cavs lost again without LeBron James CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Make that 4-19. Almost regardless of circumstance, when LeBron James doesn't play the Cavs lose. If you're thinking you've read a game story like this before, you have. James didn't play Saturday against the Bulls in primetime because of an illness, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Cavs 117-99. Cleveland is 0-4 on nights James doesn't play and has lost seven straight on…
  15. Fletcher's 3 lifts Southern Illinois over Loyola-Chicago

    WashingtonTimes-Basketball 02.26 / 04:37 washingtontimes.com
    CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Armon Fletcher scored 14 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 17 seconds left, and Southern Illinois secured the No. 4 seed in next week's Missouri Valley Conference tournament with a 72-70 win over Loyola-Chicago on Saturday night. Loyola-Chicago took a 70-69 lead on a pair of…
  16. Fletcher’s 3 lifts Southern Illinois over Loyola-Chicago

    Wkrg.com - Basketball 02.26 / 04:19 wkrg.com
    CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Armon Fletcher scored 14 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 17 seconds left, and Southern Illinois s…
  17. Chicago’s greatest calendar-day temperature variation

    Wgntv.com - Illinois 02.26 / 03:41 wgntv.com
    Dear Tom, Can Frank Wachowski provide this information? What is Chicago’s greatest temperature variation measured on a particular calendar day from one year to the next? —Michael Michelotti, St. Charles Dear Michael, He sure can. Huge temperature variations are part of our meteorological DNA. The Christmas periods in 1982 and 1983 could not have been more different and set the bar for same-day temperature changes in consecutive years. In 1982, driven by a strong El Nino, temperatures soa…
  18. Knicks say Derrick Rose only joking about leaving for Chicago

    Newsday.com-Knicks 02.26 / 03:38 newsday.com
    It looks like the one thing everyone can agree on is that Derrick Rose did not, in fact, board a plane to Chicago after practice Friday afternoon. He didn't miss shootaround Saturday morning, and he didn't go back to the place where he made such a mark that the Bulls' Anthony Morrow will have to change his jersey number after fans chided him for taking Rose's No.…
  19. ABC 7 Chicago Sportscaster Mark Giangreco Suspended After Anti-Trump Twitter Rant

    Rant Violates Network’s Non-Partisan Editorial Standards Policy WLS-Channel 7’s sports anchor Mark Giangreco is off work with a multi-week suspension for a tweet in which he called President Donald Trump a “cartoon lunatic” and referred to Trump voters as “simpletons.” Management of ABC 7 Chicago released statement Thursday saying, “Mark Giangreco’s Twitter comments are not […]…
  20. Ventura 'at peace' after turbulent run as Chicago White Sox manager

    DailyHerald.com- Sporst 02.26 / 02:32 dailyherald.com
    After five difficult years as Chicago White Sox manager, Robin Ventura is adjusting to life outside of baseball back home in Arroyo Grande, Calif. Ventura addressed a variety of subjects in an interview with the Daily…