All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Chicago’

University Of Chicago Explores Physics With 3D Printing

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 that Professor Heinrich Jaeger is working with his students at the University of Chicago to investigate jamming with 3D printers. …

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These Are The 3D Printers You Can Use For Free At The Chicago Library

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 hardware the city will be using. The Chicago Tribune reports that the Harold Washington Library bought three MakerBot Replicator 2s. …

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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 is to be directed by Brooke Shields, who has experience with the show on Broadway. Lawless says that being asked …

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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 only person on board. The plane went down at about 8:30 p.m. while trying to land at Chicago Executive Airport, …

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Chicago Public Library To Open 3D Printer Space

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 Lab on the third floor of the Harold Washington Library Center. The space will have three 3D printers, two laser …

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Chicago Shootings Leave 8 Dead, Over 47 Injured

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 was 15-year-old Michael Westley, who was gunned down by police on Sunday night. Police stated what Westley was armed, and …

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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 County, said he would not prosecute anyone charged with the possession of guns in public. Until recently, Illinois was the …

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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 and have access to all of their critical documents regardless of location,” a spokesperson for Adobe tells us. “The app …

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1979 Murder Suspect Arrested In Chicago

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 Airport in Chicago, he was arrested by police for a murder he allegedly committed in 1979. To rewind, El Ammouri …

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6 Dead In Chicago Shootings Over The Weekend

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 weekend in Chicago. On Friday, a 17-year-old and a 22-year-old were both killed in separate shootings. Then an 18-year-old and …

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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 a minivan. Jonathan was also shot, but is expected to recover from his wounds. The shooting took place in Chicago’s …

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Ex-Chicago Bear Charged For Tax Evasion

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 was an All-American before being drafted to the NFL in 1991. He played for the Chicago Bears until 1997, and …

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