• (L-R) Republican presidential candidates Ohio Governor John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Carson and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie participate in the Republican presidential debate at St. Anselm CollegeÊFebruary 6, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Sponsored by ABC News, the Independent Journal Review and Google, this is the final televised debate before voters go to the polls for the New Hampshire primary on February 9.

    Rubio under fire in GOP debate after rise in polls

    MANCHESTER, N.H.  — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night’s Republican debate, with rivals vigorously challenging his readiness to be president and the depth of his expertise as they sought to salvage their own White House hopes. Sen. Ted Cruz, fresh off […]

  • FLORENCE, SC - FEBRUARY 5: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally February 5, 2016 in Florence, South Carolina. Trump's airplane was unable to return to New Hampshire from New York due to a snowstorm so he is holding an event in South Carolina. He plans to return to New Hampshire on Monday. The South Carolina Republican primary will be held on February 20. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

    Trump returns to GOP debate, where Rubio could face attacks

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage Saturday night hoping to find his way into the winner’s circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks from his rivals. The debate comes three days before New Hampshire’s primary, a contest that […]

  • Bulls guard Jimmy Butler suffered a knee sprain against the Nuggets on February 5th.

    MRI reveals that Bulls guard Jimmy Butler has a left knee strain

    CHICAGO – For a Bulls team that has endured a lot of up and downs this season, last night was a sight not to see. It was Jimmy Butler being wheeled off the floor at the Pepsi Center in a wheelchair after an ackward fall on his left knee. He’s been the Bulls’ best player […]

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    Getting ready for Paczki Day

    CHICAGO — In just seven days the indulgence that is Fat Tuesday will begin. But for much of the Midwest and especially here in Chicago, it’s more importantly Paczki Day. If you are unfamiliar, these delicious balls of sweet, sweet dough are paczki. The idea is simple: fluffy and filled with things like apple, custard, […]

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    Mae Ya Carter, the little girl with the big voice

    CHICAGO – You may not have seen Mae Ya Ryan but you’ve probably heard her. WGN first introduced you to the little girl with the big voice three years ago, and now Mae Ya is 14. For this Black History Month, she tells us how some classic singers are influencing her life. The 14-year-old’s velvety […]

  • <> at CenturyLink Field on September 27, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.

    Cutler named one of handsomest quarterbacks

    CHICAGO – Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been named one of the handsomest quarterbacks in the NFL. Sports Illustrated investigates the handsome quarterback mystique in the cover story of their Feb. 8 issue, asking the tough question “Why do quarterbacks seem so good looking?” The magazine asked 100 people to rate the attractiveness of different, […]

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    Lunchbreak: Celebrate Chinese New Year with pearl meatballs from Ying’s Kitchen

    Ying Stoller Ying’s Kitchen -Chinese New Year Contest, a Chance to Win a Wok or Ying’s Asian Sauces (See details on -Feb 7th cooking demo 1-5 pm  at the Marianos – 9504 142nd. St.,  Orland Park, IL Pearl Meatballs Ingredients: 1 cup glutenous rice (sticky rice) 1 lb. ground pork 1 Tablespoon soy […]

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    Blackhawks Patrick Kane gets his career-high 31st goal on Thursday night

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – There will be 29 games left in the Blackhawks’ season after Thursday night. From then on when it comes to scoring goals, Patrick Kane will be adding to his career best. In the second period of the Blackhawks game against the Coyotes in Glendale, Kane scores his 31st goal of the season-the […]

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    No Butler, no problem as Bulls beat the Kings 107-102

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Bulls were in serious need of a win Wednesday night, and that’s what they got, beating the Sacramento Kings 107-102 to even up the road trip. Prior to Wednesday’s tilt, the Bulls were in a stretch that featured nine defeats in their previous 13 contests. If that doesn’t scream urgency, I’m not sure […]