Stories by Don Babwin

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Celebrated Little League team stripped of championship title

CHICAGO - A Little League team that captured the attention of the nation and the hearts of its hometown was stripped of its national title Wednesday after an investigation revealed that team ...
By Don Babwin

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Vacation spots send warm invitations up north

CHICAGO - Shannon Frauen­holtz has had it with winter. All over the Midwest and the East Coast, travel agents are being inundated with a simple request: Get me out of here.
By Don Babwin

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

Winter takes toll on pipes, pavement and road-repair budgets

CHICAGO - This merciless winter is taking a heavy toll on the nation's pipes and pavement, breaking hundreds of water mains that turn streets into frozen rivers and opening potholes so big they ...
By Don Babwin

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Foundation names 'genius grant' winners

Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation names its 24 'genius grant' cash winners Wednesday.
By Don Babwin

Friday, June 28, 2013

NHL champs have parade in Chicago

CHICAGO - From the jubilant parade all the way to the boisterous rally, millions of excited fans spent a sun-drenched Friday celebrating another Stanley Cup title for the Chicago Blackhawks.
By Don Babwin

Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010

Emanuel to leave White House

CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel will resign as White House chief of staff on Friday and will begin his campaign for Chicago mayor by meeting with voters in the city on Monday, two sources familiar ...
By Don Babwin
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Fired Augusta parks chief loses suit against city

U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall granted the city's request for summary judgment Tuesday, finding Tom Beck was unable to prove his 2012 firing violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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