April 12, 2017

The Kentucky doctor, David Dao, 69, who was aggressively dragged off the United Airlines plane on April 9, remained hospitalized Tuesday in Chicago where he was being treated for his injuries.

Video footage, posted online at the time of the incident, shows Dao being for...

April 12, 2017

Millennium Park was recently named the number one and most popular tourist attraction in the Midwest, surpassing Navy Pier. Mayor Rahm Emanuel stated that 12.9 million people visited Millennium Park in the second half of 2016 alone.

This figure came from innovative tech...

April 12, 2017

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: 37-year-old Joshua Smith has been charged with the murder of Judge Raymond Myles. Mugshot posted below.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Cook County Judge Raymond Myles, 66, was killed and his 52-year-old girlfriend was wounded in a shooting Monday morning, accordin...

April 12, 2017

JAB, the investment firm that owns Krispy Kreme and many coffee brands – including Keurig – announced they will make a deal to acquire Panera Bread for $7 billion and turn it into a private company. After the announcement of a trade surfaced, shares of Panera surged ne...

March 25, 2017

Stephen Hillenburg, 55, creator of the hit Nickelodeon series “SpongeBob SquarePants,” revealed that he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Hillenburg created “SpongeBob SquarePants” which premiered in 1999 and the a...

March 24, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, Illinois State Senator Heather Steans and Illinois State Representative Kelly Cassidy introduced identical legislation in their respective General assembly chambers to legalize and tax recreational marijuana for adults in the state of Illinois.

S...

March 13, 2017

Amazon released a statement saying a mistyped command is what caused a widespread outage in its cloud computing service on Tuesday, February 28. This server failure disrupted websites across the Internet for hours.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Simple Storage Service (S3) p...

February 25, 2017

A grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services was given to Will County to aid in its continuing battle against heroin use.

The grant comes from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, totaling $122,500 in each of the next five years. A po...

February 25, 2017

Wednesday, February 22 was marked as the deadliest day in Chicago thus far in 2017. Thirteen people were shot on the South and West sides of Chicago, killing seven in total, according to police.  

The fatalities ranged from a pregnant woman in her 20s to a 60-year-old m...

February 24, 2017

Bowling equipment and curriculum kits were awarded to 42 schools and organizations to help teach children the sport of bowling, through the help of Bowler’s Ed In-School Bowling program.

Bowler’s Ed is a curriculum and equipment-based physical education program intended...

February 8, 2017

Not only is it prime flu season, but people in most states are getting hit with a double-dose of sickness of influenza and norovirus – the winter vomiting virus, more commonly known as the stomach flu.

So far, 2017 looks like an average season for both viruses, which te...

February 1, 2017

Kraft Heinz is jumping on board with all football fans this year.  The food giant is giving all its salaried employees the Monday after Super Bowl LI, February 6, off of work this year.  They have launched a campaign to make the day, as they have dubbed “Smunday,”...

January 22, 2017

Former New York Jets star Mark Gastineau revealed Thursday night that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimers, Parkinson’s and dementia.  He is remembered as one of the NFL’s most feared defensive ends in the 1980s and the Jet’s all-time sack leader, having retired in 19...

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