Chicago plans 2% tax on sports betting

The sports book area of the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, shown in 2018. | Associated Press If approved, the city tax would bring the total rate on gross revenues from sports betting in Chicago to 19%. …

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Afternoon Edition: Dec. 6, 2021

Today’s update is a 5-minute read that will brief you on the day’s biggest stories. Good afternoon. Here’s the latest news you need to know in Chicago. It’s about a 5-minute read that will brief you on today’s biggest stories. …

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USC DE Jake Lichtenstein enters transfer portal

USC defensive end Jake Lichtenstein announced on Monday that he has entered the transfer portal with two years of eligibility remaining. Lichtenstein, who made the announcement on Twitter, is the first USC player to elect to transfer since the hiring …

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Bob Dole will lie in state at the Capitol on Thursday

By Ted Barrett and Veronica Stracqualursi | CNN Former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole will lie in state in the US Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, congressional leaders said in an announcement. “Senator Dole was an …

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Bob Dole will lie in state at the Capitol on Thursday

By Ted Barrett and Veronica Stracqualursi | CNN Former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole will lie in state in the US Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, congressional leaders said in an announcement. “Senator Dole was an …

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Biden weighing sanctions over Ukraine before Putin call

By Kevin Liptak and Natasha Bertrand | CNN US officials are currently weighing a wide set of sanctions on Russia meant to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from launching an invasion into Ukraine, according to people familiar with the discussions. …

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Biden weighing sanctions over Ukraine before Putin call

By Kevin Liptak and Natasha Bertrand | CNN US officials are currently weighing a wide set of sanctions on Russia meant to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from launching an invasion into Ukraine, according to people familiar with the discussions. …

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Which USC players could leave for the NFL Draft?

December is going to be a month of transition for USC. The 2021 season ended, officially ushering in the Lincoln Riley era. The new head coach will shake up the current USC staff as assistants leave and assistants come. Recruits …

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Bicyclist dies in Oakland hills’ crash

OAKLAND — A 41-year-old bicyclist died Sunday afternoon after he crashed while riding in the Oakland hills, authorities said. The Alameda County Coroner’s Office identified the man Monday as Jamal Thompson, of Oakland. Thompson was found about 1:56 p.m. Sunday …

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Bicyclist dies in Oakland hills’ crash

OAKLAND — A 41-year-old bicyclist died Sunday afternoon after he crashed while riding in the Oakland hills, authorities said. The Alameda County Coroner’s Office identified the man Monday as Jamal Thompson, of Oakland. Thompson was found about 1:56 p.m. Sunday …

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DoJ sues Texas over new redistricting maps

Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice sued Texas over new redistricting maps Monday, saying the plans discriminate against voters in the state’s booming Latino and Black populations. The lawsuit, filed in the Western District of Texas, claims the …

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DoJ sues Texas over new redistricting maps

Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice sued Texas over new redistricting maps Monday, saying the plans discriminate against voters in the state’s booming Latino and Black populations. The lawsuit, filed in the Western District of Texas, claims the …

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