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Chicago ‘Billy Cub’ Punches Provoking Patron

Chicago ‘Billy Cub’ Punches Provoking Patron

Saturday, April 5 was not the greatest day for Chicago Cubs fans, as they lost to the Phillies 2-0. However, baseball was not the only source of soreness for the neighborhood of Wrigleyville (an area surrounding baseball park Wrigley Field). As Clark, the official cub-like mascot for the Cubs was trying to keep a positive […]

Putin to Meet Obama Envoy, Ace Negotiator NPR Host Carl Kassel (Satire)

Putin to Meet Obama Envoy, Ace Negotiator NPR Host Carl Kassel (Satire)

NPR culture hero and Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me Host straight-guy Carl Kassel defines timbre of voice and voice of reason. He stands in a lineage back to Walter Cronkite, Edgar R. Murrow and Daniel Shore. It should not come as such a surprise, then to hear that Obama has tapped his ace, Carl Kassel […]

Razor Blades Glued to Playground Equipment Injure Toddler

Razor Blades Glued to Playground Equipment Injure Toddler

At least a dozen razor blades were found glued to playground equipment in an East Moline park after a toddler received cuts to his hand. The two-year-old boy was taken home and treated for lacerations to his hand. Millennium Park, located on Archer Avenue, was searched for several hours on Monday according to Brian Foltz, […]

Museum in Chicago Exhibits Stained Glass Windows

Museum in Chicago Exhibits Stained Glass Windows

Stained glass windows are most often found in houses of worship but they are also in other public buildings including hospitals, retirement homes, hotels, as well as private homes. Having stained glass in homes of the wealthy was particularly popular in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Smith Museum […]

Chicago Dad Defends Daughter to Death

Chicago Dad Defends Daughter to Death

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15-year-old Masharah’s life came to a devastating halt as she was walking home on the streets of Chicago with her dad, Michael Tingling. They were approached by a man who assaulted them with racial slurs, which led to a physical altercation and Tingling’s death while defending his daughter. Tingling was […]

Chicago Taxi Driver Suspended After Overcharging Woman

Chicago Taxi Driver Suspended After Overcharging Woman

It’s happened to everyone. There’s a destination that has to be met in a matter of minutes, despite being on the other side of town. A cab is hailed and the fare is quickly paid without thinking about the possibility of an overpayment. A former Chicago taxi driver conducted this act and has been suspended […]

Illinois Gay Rights Activist Vernita Gray Dies From Cancer

Illinois Gay Rights Activist Vernita Gray Dies From Cancer

Vernita Gray, an Illinois gay rights activist who was able to wed her partner in what was Illinois’ very first same-sex marriage, has passed away at the age of 65 from cancer. Gray died Tuesday evening from cancer at the very same Chicago home where she married her partner Patricia Ewert back in November of […]

Father and Teen Son Discovered Shot to Death

Father and Teen Son Discovered Shot to Death

A father and his teen son were discovered shot to death in a northwest suburb of Chicago, early Wednesday, stated Illinois state police. The authorities responded Wednesday morning to a report of a Palatine, Illinois man having been shot inside an apartment located in the Baldwin Greens Apartment Complex along the 1900 block of Green […]

Oprah Winfrey Harpo Studios Set for Sale

Oprah Winfrey Harpo Studios Set for Sale

Oprah Winfrey is set to sell her Harpo Studios campus to a Chicago developer for $32 million in the next 30 days. An agreement has been entered to sell her Harpo Studios to Chicago developer Sterling Bay after putting the complex up for sale some months ago. As part of the deal, a lease-back agreement […]

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  • Why Andre Johnson Why? April 17, 2014
    After reading the reports that rapper Andre Johnson, who did work with members of the Wu-Tang Clan band, chopped his own penis off and then leaped from a second story balcony in what must have been an apparent suicide attempt, it leaves a person wondering, why Andre why? The police discovered him lying on the […]
    Kimberly Ruble
  • Milwaukee Bucks Staying Put After Team Is Sold April 17, 2014
    Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl gives an emotional interview when speaking of the sale and the future of the Bucks, proud to announce they will stay in Milwaukee. The sale of the Bucks was not an easy decision for Kohl; although he will keep a percentage in the team, he will no longer have control […]
    Jabar Morarend
  • Thai Protest Could Affect Economy April 17, 2014
    The Thai protest could finally be affecting the economy of Thailand. Some people believe that they are losing business because of the protest. A mobile salesperson named Sakuntala Mettawong thinks that he is losing business at his shop at MBK, which is one of the largest malls in Bangkok. At peak times of the day, […]
    Tom Clark
  • Britain Branded the Most Sexist Country in the World April 17, 2014
    UN spokeswoman for violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, has in some rather controversial comments branded Britain the most sexist country in the world, sparking a fierce defensive backlash in the British media. On a recent visit to the country, the UN envoy claimed that the sexism exhibited in the UK was more “in your face” […]
    Rhona Scullion
  • Autism Help for Children May Come From App April 17, 2014
    A new app called Skill Champ is now available for download on iPad. The help that may come from this new app, which is geared towards children with autism, has the potential for big results. In fact, the family of one Skill Champ user calls the app life-changing. Emily Mack, who is 11 years old, […]
    Ashley Campbell

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