Sun-Times staff

The focus might be on the future, but there’s still some hope for the present.
Former Rep. Liz Cheney joins Lynn Sweet to talk about her new best seller, “Oath and Honor” and the dangers of Trump on December 21.
The victim was found on July 16 lying face down in the street in the 3900 block of West Madison Street, police said.
Model Chase Carter, the Cubs free agent’s fiancee, posted an image of the Toronto skyline on her Instagram this week, setting off Internet chatter that neglected to mention a fashion expo is being held in the city.
The win over the Lions was the Bears’ first victory after a bye in 10 years.
Volunteers with My Block, My Hood, My City decorated South Side homes for Christmas, a man was killed and a woman was critically injured in a house fire in Lawndale, and theater-goers enjoyed the opening night of “Boop! The Betty Boop Musical.”
The NFC North rivals face off again on Sunday.
Murod Kurdi, 28, died in June after being hit by a motorist who told police she’d been drinking. She refused a Breathalyzer and was ticketed at the scene and released.
After plowing into the building at 737 N. Michigan Ave. early Monday, the would-be thieves jumped into three other vehicles and sped away without taking any merchandise, police said.