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Chance The Rapper Receives Award In Chicago

Chance The Rapper Receives Award In Chicago

By Val Powell November 12, 2014

On Sunday, November 9, Chance the Rapper was given the Outstanding Youth of the Year Award by the state of Illinois. The rapper took to twitter right away to share the news. “’For your outstanding contributions to the youth of …

Nuns Sue Strip Club: Ploy To Punish “Sinners”?

Nuns have sued a strip club in a suburban Chicago Neighborhood for disturbances to their lifestyle caused by the club being too close. The nuns claim that the club disturbs their prayers and peace with throbbing music at night. “Our …

Willis Tower Ledge Cracks; Patrons Never in Danger

When Alejandro Garibay ventured forth from Stockton, Ca to visit Chicago, he was told that he must do one thing while there – visit the Skydeck at Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower). “I told them this was one of the …

Chicago $15 Minimum Wage Could Happen Chicago $15 Minimum Wage Could Happen

If a group of Chicago aldermen’s plans prove successful, the minimum wage for the Illinois city could be increased to $15 per hour. The officials worked to introduce a proposal on Wednesday that would boost the city’s minimum wage. It’s …

Bennet stays in touch with her Chinese roots

Actress Chloe Bennet believes her luck in Hollywood changed within days of adopting a new surname. The 22-year-old actress was born Chloe Wang, the daughter of a Chinese father and Caucasian mother in Chicago, IL. “I was having trouble booking …

Mike Ditka is Now the Spokesperson For Al’s Beef

Football legend Mike Ditka is best known as the longtime coach of the Chicago Bears, but younger NFL fans may soon know him for more for Italian beef and pizza. Two Chicago restaurants this week announced that Mike Ditka will …

John Wayne Gacy Probe Solves Cold Case

The disappearance of Edward Beaudion, a 22-year-old Chicago man who went missing in 1978, had been a cold case for decades, until his remains were finally identified via DNA that was collected to establish potential victims of notorious serial killer …

Miley Cyrus Postpones US Tour Dates Due to Illness

Miley Cyrus officially postponed the remaining dates on the U.S. leg of her Bangerz tour on Friday. The announcement on Cyrus’ website read as follows: “All remaining U.S. dates on the Miley Cyrus Bangerz tour have been postponed. Miley is …

Jesse Jackson Jr., Moved to Alabama Prison

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been spending time in a North Carolina federal prison since October of last year. Jackson is in custody for looting $750,000 from his treasury that he used for purchasing elk heads, celebrity memorabilia, and …

Dermot Mulroney: Scar and New Role Explained

In a very detailed interview with actor Dermot Mulroney, one question that came up was in reference to the 50-year-old’s lip scar. The scar, located below his right nostril, has been a noticeable physical feature since the start of his …

Vernita Gray, LGBT Champion, Dies At 65

Vernita Gray, a known advocate for LGBT rights, died on Tuesday at her home in Edgewater, Chicago, after succumbing to breast cancer. Gray had been battling cancer since 1996, and had several recurrences through the years. She was 65. Gray …

Jimmy Fallon Takes Polar Plunge With Chicago Mayor

Jimmy Fallon, host of The Tonight Show, asked Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago, to be one of his guests on the show. The Mayor responded to Fallon’s invite on his Twitter account by saying that he would only be a …

Chicago Man Takes Foot Fetish Too Far

The foot fetish can manifest itself in many different ways. Some people are content to just look at pictures of people wearing shoes, but others take it too far by stealing shoes. Last week, one Chicago man went way too …

Hey Local News: Clear Your Browser of Porn Sites Hey Local News: Clear Your Browser of Porn Sites

That’s just a simple tip, guys. If you’re going to use your iPhone to film stock video for a local news segment, it might be wise to make sure your bookmarks and history list doesn’t read “Pornhub Mobile.” Or, I …

Winter Storm Hercules Heads to the Northeast

Before Winter Storm Hercules is finished with the US, roughly 1 in 3 Americans will have seen snow in the early days of 2014. The massive storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest on …

Marla Sokoloff Blogs About Mommy Guilt
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Actress and singer Marla Sokoloff is tackling the subject of mommy guilt on her People celebrity blog. In her December 11 blog post titled “Searching for the Mommy Guilt Handbook“, Sokoloff told readers about a recent nine day work trip …

Chicago Plant Explosion: RAW video

Two people were injured when a chemical plant exploded south of Chicago Friday. The company, Blue Island Phenol, manufactures acetone and phenol which is used to manufacture certain herbicides, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. According to the company, the cause of the …