From Chicago Suntimes

  • Dear Abby: After stealing from us, daughter-in-law tries to make nice

    The woman has never confessed or apologized after her act of thievery, and she’s done other hurtful things, but she still wants to be part of family events. DEAR ABBY: Our son is married to a beautiful girl, “Debra.” Several years ago, while we were away on vacation, she entered our home without our consent. (Our son has a key to our house.) She took several expensive, very personal and sentimental items, and we have no idea what she did with them because she denies doing it.

    Abby, we have...


  • Delivery drivers robbed at gunpoint in Douglas Park: police

    At least two food delivery drivers were robbed in September in Douglas Park on the West Side. | Sun-Times file photo

    The robberies happened in the evening on Sept. 8 and Sept. 17 in the 1300 block of South Fairfield Avenue, Chicago police said. At least two food delivery drivers have been robbed at gunpoint this month in the same block in Douglas Park on the West Side.

    The robberies happened in the evening on Sept. 8 and Sept. 17 in the 1300 block of South Fairfield Avenue, Chicago police...


  • 11 shot, 3 killed Wednesday in Chicago

    At least 40 evidence markers were laid out where four men were shot in front of a West Garfield Park store on Sept. 18, 2019. | Jake Wittich/Sun-Times

    Three men were killed and other was wounded in a shooting outside a store in Garfield Park on the West Side. Eleven people were shot Wednesday in Chicago, including three who were killed outside a Garfield Park store on the West Side.

    They were standing on a sidewalk in front of the store about 2:48 p.m. in the 4200 block of West Madison...


  • North Aurora man arrested for vehicle burglary suspected in several more

    Misael Bautista, 19, was arrested Sept. 18, 2019, for allegedly breaking into vehicles in North Aurora. | Adobe Stock Photo

    Misael Bautista, 19, was allegedly seen breaking into vehicles about 7:30 a.m. in the 500 block of East Victoria Circle, North Aurora police said. A North Aurora man who was arrested for breaking into vehicles Wednesday is now suspected in several other vehicle burglaries in nearby west suburban communities.

    Misael Bautista, 19, was charged with burglary and criminal...


  • Waukegan man rearrested on gun, drug charges

    Quinten Wooding, 33, was rearrested Sept. 16, 2019, on gun and drug charges in Waukegan. | Adobe Stock Photo

    Quinten Wooding, 33, was free on bond from a previous drug charge when he was rearrested, the Lake County sheriff’s office said. A Waukegan man out on bond was rearrested Monday on gun and drug charges.

    Quinten Wooding, 33, was taken into custody in the 3000 block of Arthur Court after a two-month narcotics investigation, the Lake County sheriff’s office said. He was already out on...


  • Police search for 2 in Park Ridge bank robbery

    TCF Bank, 1 W. Devon Ave. | Google Maps

    Police believe the two are also responsible for a pair of recent bank robberies in Schiller Park and Portage Park on the Northwest Side. Two people robbed a TCF Bank Wednesday in northwest suburban Park Ridge.

    About 2:40 p.m., the robbers walked into the bank, 1 W. Devon Ave., and handed the teller a note demanding money, Park Ridge police said. Though they didn’t show any weapons, the note implied they were armed.

    The pair made off with the money in a...


  • ‘It’s never easy,’ say Cubs after making road to playoffs steeper with 10-inning loss to Reds

    Schwarber is taged out for the second out of the second after getting caught between second and third trying to advance on a ball hit to the pitcher. “Schwarbs knows better than that,” manager Joe Maddon said. | Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images

    Marty Brennaman’s fourth-place Reds got six one-hit innings from a pitcher with a 5.11 ERA and a run in the 10th off shaky Cubs rookie James Norwood for a 3-2 victory that gave the Reds their fourth series win in six tries against the Cubs this...


  • ‘Oslo’: The diplomacy’s far from dry in TimeLine’s inside look at Mideast peace

    The Norwegians — Jan Egeland (Bernard Balbot, from left), JohanJørgen Holst (David Parkes), Mona Juul (Bri Sudia) and Terje Rød-Larsen (ScottParkinson) — strategize how to keep secret the negotiations they are helping to facilitate in TimeLine Theatre Company’s Chicago premiere production of J.T.Rogers’ Tony Award-winning “Oslo.” | Brett Beiner

    The information about Israel and the PLO comes at us quickly, but so do the dramatic turns The indelible image of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak...


  • U. of C. Medical Center preps for first-ever nursing strike Friday after talks break down

    Nurses announced a one-day strike Sept. 20 at the University of Chicago Medical Center.  | Provided photo

    About 2,200 nurses represented by the National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United are set to strike at 7 a.m. Friday, according to a press release from the University of Chicago Medical Center. The University of Chicago Medical Center is preparing for its first-ever nursing strike on Friday after talks with the National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United...


  • Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty show to be streamed on Amazon Prime

    Rihanna arrives at the 5th annual Diamond Ball benefit gala in New York last week. | Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

    Her New York Fashion Week extravaganza for Savage X Fenty will be streamed in more than 200 countries and territories. The event’s army of models included women of all sizes in a range of ethnicities and skin tones. NEW YORK — Rihanna believes women of all shapes, colors and sizes should be celebrated, and that spirit of inclusion has made her lingerie and beauty lines massive...


  • Starting with Nova, it’s all arms on deck for White Sox in 3-1 victory over first-place Twins

    Yoan Moncada tags out Eddie Rosario after a great throw from outfielder Adam Engel. | Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

    Seven relievers followed emergency starter Ivan Nova— who pitched only one inning, as planned — to the mound in what manager Rick Renteriacalled a ‘hugely competitive team effort.’ The Sox even took a no-hitter into the sixth inning. MINNEAPOLIS — A starting pitcher? Please. Who needs one, anyway?

    The White Sox didn’t, at least not in the traditional sense, in a 3-1...


  • Horoscope for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019

    Moon Alert

    Avoid shopping or important decisions from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.. After that, the moon moves from Taurus into Gemini.

    Aries (March 21-April 19)

    This is an excellent day to see how to improve your body or your general feeling of well-being. Likewise, you might see ways — in fact you will — that you can improve your job or how you do your job. Perhaps you might even get a better job?

    Taurus (April 20-May 20)

    This is a strong day for those in sports and the entertainment world because...