Bradley

Fri, 02/24/2012
Lawmakers in the Illinois House earned an extra $661,000 last year for serving as committee officers, even though some committees met fewer than five times and a handful met once, a Chicago News Cooperative analysis found. The House paid members who serve as committee chairmen and spokesmen (Springfield’s term for ranking minority members) $10,326...
Mon, 08/29/2011
Jim Hendry is a hard guy to dislike, which is why the people who worked with him and the reporters who covered him took a somber view of his recent dismissal as Cubs general manager. Not so Cub fans. In their eyes, Hendry bore the responsibility for two-and-a-half seasons of truly bad baseball on the North Side, more so than any of his...
Sat, 04/09/2011
Jim Whitesell is a Cub fan, and he felt Ryan Dempster’s pain as Arizona clubbed the struggling pitcher for 5 runs and 10 hits in 7 innings on a raw, cold Wednesday at a half-filled Wrigley Field. Alfonso Soriano hit a solo home run in the Cubs’ 6-4 loss, but he was booed vigorously after two fielding lapses and for striking out to end the eighth...