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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 […]

Chicago Suffered From Excessive Gun Violence Over Fourth of July Weekend

Chicago Suffered From Excessive Gun Violence Over Fourth of July Weekend

Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel is currently focusing on the ongoing gun violence that has occurred over the course of this summer season. Chicago suffered from an excessive amount of gun violence over Fourth of July weekend and reached numbers that exceeded those of other cities throughout the nation. Many Chicagoans are left to question whether […]

Police: Shot and Shooters

Police: Shot and Shooters

The police in Gary and Indianapolis, IN, Denver, CO, and Chicago, IL, have encountered a significant amount of violence over the past few days. While the high number of officer involved shootings nationwide is surely an anomaly, the impact of the incidents in Chicago are likely to have a much different result since the police were […]

Chicago’s Pride Parade Celebrates Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Chicago’s Pride Parade Celebrates Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

As a national annual celebration, Pride parades have occurred over the course of the entirety of this past weekend. This year, Chicago’s Pride Parade celebrated the legalization of same-sex marriage in the state of Illinois. Over one million spectators gathered in the heart of Chicago for the event. As the 45th Annual Pride Parade went […]

Four Children Die From Drowning Accidents in Chicago Suburbs

Four Children Die From Drowning Accidents in Chicago Suburbs

Chicago is riddled with tragedy. One weekend might be plagued with shootings, and the next one, in drowning incidents. This past weekend, four children in three different suburbs near Chicago, died from drowning accidents. The children were all under nine years old. Paulino F. Delle Grazie, a four-year-old boy, was in a pool at the […]

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