January 13, 2017

Lamar Jackson, University of Louisville’s sophomore quarterback, was declared the 82nd winner of the 2016 Heisman Memorial Trophy, on Saturday, December 10. Jackson became the first Louisville player to win the Heisman Trophy, beating out preseason favorite Deshaun Wat...

November 29, 2016

We are finally starting to see a cold winter come around and stay around. Although there has not been any snow yet, city officials say they are preparing for a more active winter season this year as “payback” for last year’s unusually mild winter.

Commissioner Charles W...

November 18, 2016

Illinois vehicles are getting license plates with a brand-new look.

Secretary of State Jesse White announced on Tuesday, Nov. 15 that the state will begin sending out replacement plates in 2017 due to a manufacturer’s error which caused Illinois license plates to lose t...

November 12, 2016

On Monday Nov. 14 at 6:15 a.m. EST, the moon will be at its closest point to the Earth than we have seen in the past 69 years, a distance of 221,524 miles away.  This distance is measured from the center of the Earth to the center of the moon and it is within 85 miles...

November 9, 2016

Brandon Vandenburg, 23 and a former Vanderbilt football player, was sentenced to 17 years in prison on Friday, Nov. 4 for encouraging his teammates to rape an unconscious female student in 2013.  Vandenburg’s sentence falls under a law requiring aggravated rape convict...

November 1, 2016

Twitter announced on Thursday, October 27 that in the coming months, they will be shutting down Vine, a social media platform in which users can upload and share six-second looping video clips. The platform launched in 2013, but Twitter acquired Vine from co-founder, R...

October 23, 2016

Yes, you read that correctly. The Chicago Cubs are returning to the World Series for the first time in 71 years, seeking their first title since 1908. The Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 Saturday evening in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series (N...

October 17, 2016

A 19-year-old girl and her mother were awarded $7.65 million on Monday after winning a lawsuit they filed against Chipotle for sexual harassment.

The victim, whose name was withheld, was 16-years-old when she started working at Chipotle in Houston in late 2013. Within w...

October 10, 2016

Samsung is still under fire as some replacement devices for their Galaxy Note 7’s are said to have the same issues that caused the device to be recalled early September.

On Sunday, October 9, AT&T and T-Mobile announced that they would stop offering replacement Note 7’s...

September 28, 2016

All of baseball was shocked and saddened by the loss of Miami Marlins 24-year-old ace pitcher, José Fernández. Fernández, along with two others, died early Sunday morning in a boating accident on Miami Beach.

Known for his enthusiastic personality and a pitch repertoire...

September 24, 2016

After 99 days of intense competition, backstabbing, “showmances” and even “bromances,” the winner of “Big Brother” Season 18 (BB-18) was determined during the live finale on Wednesday, September 21.

And the winner is… Nicole!

For the first time in five years, a woman has...

September 16, 2016

Grace VanderWaal charmed all of America this season on “America’s Got Talent” (AGT). All season long, VanderWaal showed her exceptional talent as an overall performer. America answered back to VanderWaal’s amazing performances with the votes that crowned the 12-year-ol...

September 15, 2016

Bill Nye, known as the “Science Guy” to nearly every 20-something in America, is heading to Netflix with a brand-new show.

Our favorite science guy will be the star of a new talk show on Netflix, set for debut in spring 2017. Titled “Bill Nye Saves the World,” the show...

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