HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — The man charged with killing seven people at an Independence Day parade confessed to police that he unleashed a hail of bullets from a rooftop in suburban Chicago and then fled to the Madison, Wisconsin, area, where he contemplated shooting up an event there, authorities said Wednesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman — stunned and speechless in the chaos of a July 4 parade massacre — walked up to Greg Ring and handed him a 2-year-old boy, covered in blood.
Ring had fled the scene in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park with his wife and three children to an area behind a popular pancake house.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks has been placed on the injured list after leaving his Tuesday night start early due to soreness in his throwing shoulder.
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago on Monday, killing at least six people, wounding at least 30 and sending hundreds of marchers, parents with strollers and children on bicycles fleeing in terror, police said.
Chicago Cubs (33-48, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (47-36, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Adrian Sampson (0-0, 3.94 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 14 strikeouts); Brewers: Corbin Burnes (7-4, 2.36 ERA, .92 WHIP, 124 strikeouts)
Minnesota Twins (47-37, first in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (38-41, third in the AL Central)
Chicago; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Joe Ryan (6-3, 3.00 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 60 strikeouts); White Sox: Lance Lynn (1-1, 4.50 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A man charged Tuesday with seven counts of murder after firing off more than 70 rounds at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago legally bought five weapons, including the high-powered rifle used in the shooting, despite authorities being called to his home twice in 2019 for threats of violence and suicide, police said.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins were well on their way by the time Alex Kirilloff started knocking the ball over the wall. He just helped put the game away.
Kirilloff hit two of Minnesota’s five homers, Jorge Polanco went deep on his birthday for the second time, and the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2 on Tuesday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks left Tuesday’s game with the Milwaukee Brewers after only three innings due to a sore throwing shoulder.
It was the shortest of Hendricks' 16 starts this season.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Seiya Suzuki has wasted no time getting back into the swing of things since coming off the injured list.
Suzuki homered for the second straight night and had three RBIs as the Chicago Cubs overcame Kyle Hendricks’ early exit to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on Tuesday.
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — David Shapiro and his wife brought their two young kids to enjoy the Independence Day parade in their hometown north of Chicago, snagging a spot in front of a boutique winery.
Aiden McCarthy's photo was shared across Chicago-area social media groups in the hours after the July 4 parade shooting in Highland Park, accompanied by pleas to help identify the 2-year-old who had been found at the scene bloodied and alone and to reunite him with his family.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins placed veteran right-hander Chris Archer on the 15-day injured list Tuesday because of left hip tightness.
Archer had been scheduled to start against the Chicago White Sox.
CHICAGO (AP) — In a state with some of the country’s toughest gun regulations and a city that bans semi-automatic weapons, Dana Gordon still feared a mass shooting could happen here.
Gordon, a Highland Park resident and an anti-gun violence activist, knew the familiar questions from victims of mass shootings across the country — how could such violence come to their school, their supermarket or movie theater, their city.
Minnesota Twins (46-37, first in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (38-40, third in the AL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Chris Archer (2-3, 3.08 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 47 strikeouts); White Sox: Michael Kopech (2-5, 2.78 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 63 strikeouts)
Chicago Cubs (32-48, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (47-35, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (4-6, 4.76 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 62 strikeouts); Brewers: Jason Alexander (2-0, 3.82 ERA, 1.70 WHIP, 15 strikeouts)
Chicago Sky (15-5, 9-2 Eastern Conference) at Minnesota Lynx (7-15, 5-7 Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 1 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota hosts the Chicago Sky after Aerial Powers scored 32 points in the Minnesota Lynx's 102-71 victory over the Las Vegas Aces.
CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Arraez had three hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single in Minnesota’s four-run 10th inning, and the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Monday night.
Arraez’s leadoff grounder against Joe Kelly (0-2) drove in pinch-runner Gilberto Celestino.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox talked to Major League Baseball on Monday about postponing their game against the Minnesota Twins after a gunman opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago, killing at least six people.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — With one swing of the bat, Victor Caratini turned a forgettable performance into one of the most memorable moments of his career.
After striking out in each of his first four plate appearances, Caratini hit a three-run homer off Scott Effross with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday.
A shooting that left at least six people dead at an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb rattled Monday's celebrations across the U.S.
The latest high-profile shooting in the United States happened on July Fourth, when a gunman opened fire on parade-goers in a Chicago suburb.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago Cubs rookie outfielder Seiya Suzuki has been activated from the injured list after missing about five weeks with a sprained left ring finger.
Suzuki was back in the lineup and in the cleanup spot for the Cubs’ Monday game against Milwaukee.
Minnesota Twins (45-37, first in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (38-39, third in the AL Central)
Chicago; Monday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Dylan Bundy (4-4, 4.71 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 47 strikeouts); White Sox: Johnny Cueto (2-4, 3.33 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 45 strikeouts)
Chicago Cubs (32-47, third in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (46-35, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Monday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Justin Steele (3-5, 4.39 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 67 strikeouts); Brewers: Eric Lauer (6-3, 4.02 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 80 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Pitcher Rowan Wick threw Trevor Story’s comebacker down the right-field line for a two-run error with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts left Sunday's game against the Cubs with a left thigh laceration.
In the seventh inning, Bogaerts covered second when Willson Contreras ran to steal it.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls and guard Goran Dragic have agreed to a one-year, $2.9 million contract, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday.
The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because free-agent deals can’t be announced until Wednesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Bail has been set at $2 million for a man who prosecutors say shot a Chicago police officer multiple times as the officer stepped off an elevator while responding to a domestic disturbance call.
Chicago White Sox (37-39, third in the AL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (40-36, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lucas Giolito (4-4, 5.19 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 82 strikeouts); Giants: John Brebbia (3-1, 2.97 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 33 strikeouts)
Boston Red Sox (43-35, third in the AL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (32-46, third in the NL Central)
Chicago; Sunday, 2:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: TBD; Cubs: Keegan Thompson (7-3, 3.34 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 63 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Mark Leiter Jr. threw 5 1/3 solid innings of emergency relief, Nico Hoerner and Patrick Wisdom each had two hits and the Chicago Cubs capitalized on a pair of Boston errors and beat the Red Sox 3-1 Saturday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs pitcher Alec Mills left Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox due to lower back pain after throwing just seven pitches.
The Cubs said the right-hander is undergoing further evaluation.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Boston Red Sox placed pitcher Rich Hill on the 15-day injured list because of a sprained left knee and recalled reliever Phillips Valdéz from Triple-A Worcester before their game against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 19 points to lead five Chicago players scoring in double figures, Candace Parker added 14 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Sky never trailed in their 91-75 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday.
Chicago White Sox (36-39, third in the AL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (40-35, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dylan Cease (6-3, 2.56 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 121 strikeouts); Giants: Logan Webb (7-2, 3.04 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 81 strikeouts)
Boston Red Sox (43-34, third in the AL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (31-46, third in the NL Central)
Chicago; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Josh Winckowski (3-1, 3.60 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, 13 strikeouts); Cubs: Alec Mills (0-1, 9.87 ERA, 1.73 WHIP, 10 strikeouts)
Chicago Fire (4-8-5, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (3-7-6, 14th in the Western Conference)
San Jose, California; Sunday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: San Jose +111, Chicago +216, Draw +268; over/under is 2.5 goals
CHICAGO (AP) — Christopher Morel got a belt-high pitch and launched it toward Waveland Avenue for a long two-run homer.
Another big moment for the rookie from the Dominican Republic. And he's had a few lately, whether he was delivering at the plate or in the field.
CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill left Thursday's start against the Chicago Cubs because of a sprained left knee.
Hill had a 4-0 lead through four innings before exiting during a three-run fifth.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor for his role in the U.S. Capitol riot, court records show.
Athanasios Zoyganeles entered the plea to a charge of parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale will make at least one more minor league rehab start before the Boston Red Sox decide if their ace is ready to join their rotation after being sidelined all season because of a rib injury.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer responding to a domestic disturbance at an apartment building was repeatedly shot as he stepped off an elevator Friday, hours after two men were killed in a separate shooting downtown, authorities said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine is staying with the Chicago Bulls.
The two-time All-Star and Olympic gold medalist said Friday he has agreed to a new deal with the Bulls. LaVine will be signing a five-year max contract worth about $215 million, according to a person with direct knowledge of the terms who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the pact cannot be signed until next week by league rule.
CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly could be in his 80s before the singer is free again, based on a 30-year prison term imposed this week by a New York federal judge for parlaying his fame to sexually abuse young fans, including some who were children.
Chicago White Sox (35-39, third in the AL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (40-34, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Friday, 10:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lance Lynn (1-1, 6.19 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, 17 strikeouts); Giants: Alex Cobb (3-3, 5.48 ERA, 1.46 WHIP, 53 strikeouts)
Boston Red Sox (43-33, second in the AL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (30-46, fourth in the NL Central)
Chicago; Friday, 2:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Rich Hill (4-4, 4.23 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 55 strikeouts); Cubs: Adrian Sampson (0-0, 2.53 ERA, .84 WHIP, 10 strikeouts)
Phoenix Mercury (9-12, 4-8 Western Conference) at Chicago Sky (14-5, 9-2 Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago hosts Phoenix looking to extend its five-game home winning streak.
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Wisdom hit a grand slam and a solo homer en route to a career-high six RBIs, rookie Christopher Morel had a career-high five hits and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 15-7 Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — The sales tax on groceries in Illinois will be suspended for a year starting Friday, under the state budget approved in April.
The state’s tax relief program will also postpone a gas tax increase until January, and cut school supply taxes from 6.25% to 1.25% from Aug.