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Derrick Rose Will Not Be the Only Return to Chicago Bulls Basketball

Derrick Rose Will Not Be the Only Return to Chicago Bulls Basketball

With the NBA starting its regular season in exactly two weeks, basketball fans have seen the potential that is circulating throughout the various teams in the league. The preseason has already set an expectation to the fans on just how exciting this 2014-2015 season will be. The Miami Heat have fallen to 0-4, while LeBron […]

Murder Charge for Former Prosecutor

Murder Charge for Former Prosecutor

This week, a trial date was set for Curtis Lovelace of Quincy, Ill., a former prosecutor, school board member and star athlete who has been charged with the 2006 murder of his first wife. The trial was set by the judge to begin on Jan. 26, but Lovelace’s lawyers have told reporters that they have yet to complete discovery […]

Air Traffic Control Fire Chicago: Naperville Man Charged

Air Traffic Control Fire Chicago: Naperville Man Charged

A Naperville man, 36-year-old Brian Howard, has been charged with a felony offense for allegedly starting a fire that took out Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic control in Chicago on Friday, causing the cancellation of more than 2,000 flights at Midway and O’Hare airports. He faces a possible $250,000 fine and a 20-year-prison sentence. […]

O’Hare International Airport Possibly Once Again Busiest Airport in World

O’Hare International Airport Possibly Once Again Busiest Airport in World

In Chicago, O’Hare International Airport once again has possibly gained the honor of being the busiest airport in the world. That is a title it ended up losing around 10 years ago, stated city officials on Wednesday afternoon. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrangled the heading away back in 2005 and has kept it all this […]

Falling Gargoyle Kills Chicago Woman

Falling Gargoyle Kills Chicago Woman

A Chicago woman was going to lunch with her fiancé on the South side of the city when a large chunk of a gargoyle dropped from a church’s facade and hit her on the top of her head killing her. The victim, Sarah Bean, age 34, was taking a stroll with her fiancé Lance Johnson […]

SuperValu Stores Credit Card Transactions Hacked

SuperValu Stores Credit Card Transactions Hacked

The independent Eden Prairie based grocery retailer SuperValu has confirmed that there has been a “criminal intrusion” into the computer network used by the company to process credit card transactions. SuperValu is the parent company of a number of retail businesses, which may have been affected by the security breach. Recently hackers gained access to […]

Chicago Shooting of Another Kind

Chicago Shooting of Another Kind

Executive Steven LaVoie might not have thought twice about a Chicago shooting once again making the headlines, but he probably would never have guessed that the shooting would be of another kind. This shooting was a workplace shooting; his workplace. At about 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014, however, that is just what happened. […]

Chicago: Disgruntled Employee Shoots Boss in Bank of America Building

Chicago: Disgruntled Employee Shoots Boss in Bank of America Building

At approximately 9:55 a.m. Eastern, a disgruntled employee shot and critically wounded his boss on the 17th floor of the Bank America Trades Building in Chicago. The 54-year-old CEO of ArrowStream, identified by some reports as Steven LaVoie, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he is being treated for gunshot wounds to the head […]

Johnny Appleseed Exhibit to Dispel Myths

Johnny Appleseed Exhibit to Dispel Myths

  Urbana University is looking to dispel myths about Johnny Appleseed by hosting a John Chapman exhibit opening next year. A $30,000 donation was given anonymously to make this a reality. Urbana University is the home of the Johnny Appleseed Educational Center and Museum. The traveling exhibit is scheduled to open at the Boonschoft Museum […]

Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana for Adults and Children With Epilepsy

Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana for Adults and Children With Epilepsy

Sunday, July 20, 2014 Democratic Illinois Governor Pat Quinn legalized medical marijuana for adults and children who have epilepsy. This is merely the latest update to the state’s medical marijuana regulations, which were just approved last Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Initially, conservative lawmakers were hesitant to approve medical marijuana for children, and the law originally was […]

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