A woman was shot to death Feb. 22, 2020, in the 7300 block of South Bennett Avenue. | Google Maps
The woman, 51, was killed less than three hours after a 58-year-old woman was shot in Grand Crossing. A 51-year-old woman was fatally shot Saturday in South Shore, just hours after another woman in her 50s was shot in Grand Crossing on the South Side.
The woman was in a vehicle about 2:55 p.m. when someone walked up to her in the 7300 block of South Bennett Avenue and shot her in the head,...
The Sky signed forward Alexis Prince to a training-camp contract, a source told the Sun-Times. | AP Photos
Forward Alexis Prince hasn’t played in the WNBA since 2018. The Sky signed former Baylor star Alexis Prince to a training-camp contract, a source told the Sun-Times on Saturday.
Prince, whom the Mercury picked 29th overall in 2017, has spent most of the last two seasons playing in Europe and hasn’t appeared in a WNBA game since 2018. In 20 games — 18 with the Mercury in 2017 and two...
Poet Lisel Mueller with her book “Alive Together” at home in Lake Forest, Ill. in 1997, the year it was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. | AP
She won the Pulitzer at 73 for her 1996 collection, ‘Alive Together: New and Selected Poems.’ Lisel Mueller fled Germany at 15 and came to America, where she wrote in her poem “Curriculum Vitae”:
“In the new language everyone spoke too fast. Eventually
I caught up with them.”
She caught up and more, using her “new language” to craft ravishing poems in...
A woman was shot Feb. 22, 2020 as she left her home in Grand Crossing on the South Side. | Google Maps
The 58-year-old was on her front porch about to leave when two males ran through an alley and began shooting, police said. A 58-year-old woman was wounded Saturday in a shooting in Grand Crossing on the South Side.
About noon, she was leaving her home in the 1400 block of East 69th Place, and as she stepped onto the porch two males ran through an alley and began shooting, striking her in...
High school basketball scores: Curie vs. Oak Forest, Benet heads to Stevenson and Lyons takes on Riverside-Brookfield
Proviso East’s Javon Johnson (0) shoots the ball over Morton. | Kirsten Stickney/For the Sun-Times
All the scores from Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. Saturday, February 22, 2020
WEST SUBURBAN SILVER
Proviso West at Oak Park-River Forest, 4:00
Curie 66, Oak Forest 55
Goode 58, Hansberry 30
Grayslake North 75, Woodstock 62
Hersey 56, Grayslake Central 46
Highland Park 63, Crystal Lake Central 37
Raby 73, Carmel 69
Rantoul 54, Bradley-Bourbonnais 49
Taft 78, Intrinsic 53
Illinois State police are investigating a roll-over crash Feb. 22, 2020 that killed a 42-year-old man in Iroquois County. | Sun-Times file photo
Gary Kleinert was in a Toyota when he veered off the road and rolled over, Illinois State Police said. A 42-year-old man was killed in a roll-over crash early Saturday in Iroquois County.
About 1:05 a.m., Gary Kleinert, of Chebanse, was driving a Toyota south on Old Route 45, when he veered off the road at 3000N Road and the car rolled over,...
Keon Brown | Chicago police
Keon Brown was last seen Tuesday in the 8100 block of South Campbell Avenue. A 17-year-old boy has been reported missing from Wrightwood on the Southwest Side.
Keon Brown was last seen Tuesday in the 8100 block of South Campbell Avenue, according to a missing persons alert from Chicago police.
Brown is 6-foot-3, 160 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair and has a medium-brown complexion, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central...
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The White Sox’ Cactus League opener against the Angels Saturday has been cancelled by rain.
The Sox will play their first spring training game Sunday against the Reds in Goodyear, Ariz.
Saturday marked the first day of rain for teams in Arizona, where the weather has been mostly sunny since the beginning of spring training,
Reynaldo Lopez was the scheduled starting pitcher for the Sox.
Here is how the Sox were lining up:
Luis Robert CF
Tim Anderson SS
Jose Abreu 1B
Robert Dubac’s “Book of Moron” plays the Broadway Playhouse Feb. 25-March 1. | Provided
Robert Dubac says his comedy show ‘The Book of Moron’ takes Orwell’s vision and ‘makes it a little more understandable for modern times.” After a marathon 40-week hit run in the 1990s of “The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron,” his one-man show on the battle of the sexes, Robert Dubac returns to Chicago with “The Book of Moron,” which combines monologue and stand-up comedy to interrogate sex, race, religion,...
Aaron Bummer pitches against the Cubs at Wrigley Field on June 18, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) | Getty
Bummer gets $16-million contract in deal that includes two club options. Sox also add one-year club option for Leury Garcia GLENDALE, Ariz. — The White Sox on Saturday agreed to terms on a five-year, $16-million contract with left-hander Aaron Bummer, a deal that includes two club options.
Bummer will receive $1 million in 2020, $2 million in 2021,...
Maine West’s Angela Dugalic. | Allen Cunningham/For the Sun-Times
The state’s consensus top player can, and does, play anywhere on the court. ESPN ranks her sixth nationally among forwards and 24th overall in the class of 2020 Angela Dugalic’s athletic career started on the soccer pitch, but she didn’t see a long-term future there.
“I was a goalie, I played everything,” the Maine West senior said. “But you don’t see a lot of 6-4 girls running around on the field.”
Kids like that are rare...
Four people were injured Feb. 22, 2020 in a Metra train derailment in the Loop. | Sun-Times Media
A westbound train experienced a “low-speed, minor derailment” about 7:50 a.m. A South Shore Line train derailed while pulling into the Millennium Station Saturday morning in the Loop, injuring four passengers.
The westbound train experienced a “low-speed, minor derailment” about 7:50 a.m. while entering the South Shore Line depot at Millennium Station, according to a statement from the Northern...