CHICAGO (AP) — A 36-story Chicago landmark, the Tribune Tower, is up for sale. Tribune Media Co. announced Thursday that it has hired real estate investment banking firm Eastdil Secured to explore a sale or find a partner to help redevelop the building, which is home to the Chicago Tribune. Tribune Media phrased the move as an exploration of "strategic monetization alternatives." The building sits on 3 acres along Chicago's Michigan Avenue. Here are some features of the historic edifice that make it significant:
An independent Louisville affiliate has hired a law firm to review an escort's allegations that former men's basketball staffer Andre McGee hired dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players.
The New York police chief declared Thursday that the Big Apple was on course for unprecedented low crime -- despite murder numbers rising in tandem with other major US cities. "Guarantee it, by the end of this year we will have the best crime year in the history of the city," Bill Bratton told a news conference after a swearing-in ceremony of new officers. The New York Police Department (NYPD) is adding 1,300 more police officers, the first of which were sworn in Thursday in what Bratton called the first expansion of the NYPD in 15 years.