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DUI Strike Force Patrol – Wentworth (2nd) District

DUI Strike Force Patrol – Wentworth (2nd) District

The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Wentworth (2nd) District. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 08, 2015. The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with roving […]

Mayor Emanuel vs. Grass-Roots Liberation in Chicago

Mayor Emanuel vs. Grass-Roots Liberation in Chicago

Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel is in a runoff for re-election. However, it is for an office he bought, paid-in-full four years ago, or so he thought. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia with United Working Families and the Working Families Party are moving into action to form an entirely new model of progressive, grass-roots political action that will […]

Morton Salt Wall Collapse Proves It Does Not Always Have to Rain to Pour

Morton Salt Wall Collapse Proves It Does Not Always Have to Rain to Pour

A partial wall collapse at a Morton Salt facility in Chicago proved it does not always have to rain to pour, despite the company’s famous slogan on a sign on the building’s rooftop, as hundreds of pounds of salt spilled out and engulfed cars at an adjacent Acura dealership. There were no reports of anyone […]

Pastor Drops Dead in Pulpit After Singing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ Song

Pastor Drops Dead in Pulpit After Singing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ Song

Pastor Gordon A. Humphrey of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Chicago dropped dead in the pulpit after singing the well-loved song, Happy by Pharrell Williams.  Paramedics were called as church members that are in the medical field tried to revive their 60-year-old pastor.  He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. Pastor Humphrey had […]

Chlorine Gas Intentionally Leaked During Chicago-Area FurFest Convention

Chlorine Gas Intentionally Leaked During Chicago-Area FurFest Convention

The leak of chlorine gas into a convention being held at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare hotel in Rosemount, Ill., is being described as “intentional” by authorities. The leak, which occurred early on Sunday morning, caused the evacuation of thousands of people from the hotel. Nineteen people were taken to the hospital to be treated. A […]

Shooting at Chicago Nordstom

Shooting at Chicago Nordstom

On Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, a shooting occurred at the Chicago Nordstrom that resulted in death of two individuals. The store, located at the “Magnificent Mile” in the downtown Chicago district, was riddled with holiday shoppers when a man entered the store and shot his ex-girlfriend. He then turned the […]

Thanksgiving Shootings Leave Four Chicago Gang Members Injured

Thanksgiving Shootings Leave Four Chicago Gang Members Injured

Thanksgiving turned deadly leaving four Chicago gang members injured in random shootings. Chicago police officers reported that the first shooting took place at approximately 11:10 am on Thanksgiving Day at the 5700 block of South Sangamon Street when a 36-year-old man was the victim of a drive by shooting as he walked down the street. […]

Chrissie Hynde Unleashes on Chicago [Review]

Chrissie Hynde Unleashes on Chicago [Review]

On Nov. 12, Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders unleashed on Chicago at the historic Chicago Theater. The show proved Hynde’s longevity as an artist, showcasing much of her brand new 2014 record, all while giving her audience a perfect blend of Pretenders tunes. Her tour continues onward to Detroit this weekend, and after that, a […]

Chicago Man Killed, Four Others Hurt in Shootings Over Weekend

Chicago Man Killed, Four Others Hurt in Shootings Over Weekend

A Chicago man was killed and four others hurt in city shootings over the weekend. A teenager, aged 18, was shot to death and four other men were injured in five separate shootings across Chicago from Saturday night into Sunday morning, stated Illinois law enforcement. The teen was declared dead after he was shot at […]

Illinois Congressman Dies of Lung Cancer

Illinois Congressman Dies of Lung Cancer

Reports coming from Senator Mark Kirk’s chief of staff indicate that Illinois U.S. Representative Phil Crane has died in Virginia. The Illinois Congressman was 84-years-old and the reports says that his death was from lung cancer. The Congressman died at his daughters home Saturday night, surrounded by his family. Chicago suburbs in the far northwest […]

Nik Wallenda Completes Chicago Daredevil Walk

Nik Wallenda Completes Chicago Daredevil Walk

Nik Wallenda, the 35-year-old heir to the Flying Wallendas’ family business, completed another daredevil walk and conquered the Chicago Skyline in the process. The performer wowed Chicago and the global community with dual skyscraper crossings via a high-wire on Sunday, without the benefit of a harness or safety net. An audience of nearly 50,000 onlookers filled the […]

Freight Train Strikes SUV Kills Three in Vandalia Illinois

Freight Train Strikes SUV Kills Three in Vandalia Illinois

Just moments before the Vandalia, Illinois Halloween Parade was scheduled to begin; tragedy struck a family of five when a freight train collided with their SUV. The coroner confirmed that three of the family members, a woman, a boy and a girl died at the scene of the accident. The other two family members were […]

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