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Chicago Shooting: 3-year-old in Critical Condition Chicago Shooting: 3-year-old in Critical Condition

On Thursday night, 13 people were wounded in a shooting at a Chicago Park. Of those shot, three people are in critical condition, including a 3-year-old boy. At least 10 ambulances were sent to the scene near Cornell Square Park, …

Bill Daley Exits Race For Governor In Illinois Bill Daley Exits Race For Governor In Illinois

Bill Daley, a democratic candidate has decided to back out on the race for governor of Illinois. Daley is a lawyer and former banker. He has previously served as White House Chief of Staff from 2011 to 2012 and also …

Rahm Emanuel Apologizes for Police Torture Rahm Emanuel Apologizes for Police Torture
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After decades of police abuse, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel has issued an apology for the torture that occurred from 1972 to 1991 under former Commander Jon Burge. The city has paid out millions over the years to men who were …

United Airlines Glitch: Free Tickets To Passengers United Airlines Glitch: Free Tickets To Passengers
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United Airlines experienced a computer glitch and as a result, each of the people that bought these tickets, is being given them for free. While in some cases, they would have been cancelled, everyone who purchased them at the right …

Don Wade, Radio Legend, Dies of Brain Tumor Don Wade, Radio Legend, Dies of Brain Tumor

The Windy City echoed a little empty with the passing of radio personality Don Wade on Friday. Wade succumbed to a brain tumor with which he had fought for about a year; he was 72. Colleagues are praising Wade and …

Kristin Cavallari Fined For Driving Without Illinois License Kristin Cavallari Fined For Driving Without Illinois License
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Kristin Cavallari, former “The Hills” and “Laguna Beach” starlet and new wife to Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler, was “escorted” to a Chicago police station for driving without an Illinois license on Friday. Cavallari was required to post $150 bail …

Lollapalooza 2013 Continues to Entertain on Second Day Lollapalooza 2013 Continues to Entertain on Second Day

Thousands of people are enjoying the second day of the three-day music festival, Lollapalooza, in Grant Park, Chicago, Ill. The annual music festival always offers an array of music including popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock and hip hop …

Dennis Farina, Best Cop/Mobster Actor in History, Dead at 69 Dennis Farina, Best Cop/Mobster Actor in History, Dead at 69
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Dennis Farina died today in Scottsdale, Arizona, of a blood clot in his lung. He was 69 years old. Farina was an 18 year veteran of the Chicago Police Department (1967-1985) before finding fame in Hollywood. A job as a …

University Of Chicago Explores Physics With 3D Printing University Of Chicago Explores Physics With 3D Printing
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Chicago has caught the 3D printing bug. The city’s public library just recently opened a maker space for citizens to experiment and create, and now its university is exploring what’s possible in physics with the technology. The Stratasys blog reports …

These Are The 3D Printers You Can Use For Free At The Chicago Library These Are The 3D Printers You Can Use For Free At The Chicago Library
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The Chicago Public Library revealed in June that it was opening a maker space at its Harold Washington Library Center. The space officially opened on July 8, but we now only just got a good look at the kind of …

Lucy Lawless To Star In “Chicago” Under Brooke Shields Lucy Lawless To Star In “Chicago” Under Brooke Shields

Lucy Lawless is more than just a warrior princess, as she’s about to prove with a 3-day run of Chicago at the Hollywood Bowl. The production will have an all-star cast–including “True Blood” actor Stephen Moyer and comedian Drew Carey–and …

Wheeling Plane Crash Narrowly Misses Apartment Building Wheeling Plane Crash Narrowly Misses Apartment Building

It was a narrow miss on Tuesday evening near Chicago when a twin-engine plane crash landed at a busy intersection, close to an apartment complex. Authorities say the pilot was injured but walked away from the crash; he was the …

Chicago Public Library To Open 3D Printer Space Chicago Public Library To Open 3D Printer Space
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I think we can all agree that libraries are pretty awesome. Now one library in Chicago is becoming even more awesome by offering 3D printing to the public. The Chicago Public Library is opening what it calls the CPL Innovation …

Chicago Shootings Leave 8 Dead, Over 47 Injured Chicago Shootings Leave 8 Dead, Over 47 Injured
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A rash of shootings in Chicago this weekend left 53 people injured and nine dead. According to the Chicago Tribune, the victims included teens, including a 16-year-old who tried to flee from a gunman riding a bicycle. The youngest victim …

Illinois: Concealed Carry OK’d by 2nd Prosecutor Illinois: Concealed Carry OK’d by 2nd Prosecutor

Whether the Governor of Illinois decides to allow it or not, carriers of concealed weapons in two counties of the state will not face prosecution for hiding their guns, according to local prosecutors. Jeremy Walker, State Attorney for rural Randolph …

Adobe Launches New Features For EchoSign On iOS, Web Adobe Launches New Features For EchoSign On iOS, Web

Adobe has announced version 2 of EchoSign for iOS, as well as a few new features for the web version. “Version 2 of the iOS application offers users the ability to sign documents offline, automatically sync them back to cloud …

1979 Murder Suspect Arrested In Chicago 1979 Murder Suspect Arrested In Chicago
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A suspect from a 1979 murder case has finally been apprehended in Chicago. Fox News reports that Ata Yousef El Ammouri, 65, was on his way back to the states for his grandchild’s graduation ceremony. Upon landing at O’Hare International …

6 Dead In Chicago Shootings Over The Weekend 6 Dead In Chicago Shootings Over The Weekend
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Chicago police are reporting that 6 people are dead as a result of shootings over the weekend. The AP reports that 6 people were killed and another 11 wounded in a string of gun violence that took place over the …

6-Month-Old Shot, Dies in Suspected Gang Shooting 6-Month-Old Shot, Dies in Suspected Gang Shooting

A six-month-old girl who was shot in a Chicago neighborhood on Monday has now died. The Chicago Fox station is reporting that Jonylah Watkins was shot five times as her father, Jonathan, changed her diaper in the front seat of …

Ex-Chicago Bear Charged For Tax Evasion Ex-Chicago Bear Charged For Tax Evasion
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The Associated Press is reporting that former NFL player Chris Zorich has been charged for tax evasion. The football player has allegedly not filed federal income tax returns for “over four years.” Zorich played for Notre Dame in college and …

1,000 Flights Canceled as Snow Blankets Chicago 1,000 Flights Canceled as Snow Blankets Chicago

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that over 1,000 Chicago-area flights have been cancelled. More than 850 flights out of Chicago O’Hare International have been cancelled and Midway Airport has cancelled at least 230 flights. The cancellations come as a winter …