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DNC Day One: Party Establishment Battles Angry Sanders Supporters & Bashes Donald Trump

The first night of the Democratic National Convention revolved, for the most part, around two people: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. [ more › ]

Letter To A Bernie Activist

You didn't seriously think they'd allow you to take over their party, did you? As we're both Chicagoans, we know how democratic the Democratic Party really is. Our former mayor covered for decades of systemic torture of black people by Police Commander Jon Burge and a host of his colleagues. Show More Summary

NBC Reporter Quits Job To Interview Passengers As A Lyft Driver Instead

"I would say that 95 percent of the [passengers] want to open up. It's a strangely intimate environment." [ more › ]

Send Us Your Wildest Summer Festival Stories

We want YOUR most insane festival experiences to help highlight the wilder side of summer. [ more › ]

Trucks Catch Fire On Stevenson Expressway, Shut Down Lanes

Northbound and southbound lanes were both closed down this morning. [ more › ]

Michael Jordan is 'Deeply Troubled' By Recent Shootings, Donates $2M To NAACP, Police Group

Jordan is making a $1 million donation each to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the International Association of Chiefs of Police's new Institute for Community-Police Relations. [ more › ]

Sunday's Storm Left A Dramatic Trail Of Destruction, Outages

Tens of thousands were without power in the ComEd service area. [ more › ]

A CTA Bus Hit Three Kids This Morning, Including One Infant

The kids were taken to Lurie Children's Hospital in stable condition. [ more › ]

Chris Sale's White Sox Suspension Is Latest In A History Of Odd Run-Ins

The White Sox should just keep clear from all things late '70s and "disco." [ more › ]

Photos: There Were So Many Stylish Men At Wicker Park Fest

The fest endured some epic storms, but while the sun was out, the fest fashion was truly on point. [ more › ]

18 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Lollapalooza is upon us this week, starting a day earlier than in the past. Even if you're not Lolla-ing, we've got plenty of other events to make your week rock. [ more › ]

Chance the Rapper Unveils Countdown For Chicago Festival Tickets

Chance's new festival hits US Cellular Field on Sept. 24 and tickets go on sale today. [ more › ]

Man With Machete Who Attacked Woman In Humboldt Park May Target Others

Police vaguely noted that the woman who was attacked was "engaging in high risk activities" when she encountered the assailant and that he might be targeting others engaging in similar behavior. [ more › ]

The 2016 Gathering Of The Juggalos Was NSFW And Juggalicious

The annual Gathering of the Juggalos took place in Legend Valley, Ohio, over the weekend. Yes it's a music fest, but it's also so much more. [ more › ]

Photos: Warped Tour Comes To Town On One Of The Hottest Days Of The Year

The heat index was at 100, and free water was hard to come by, but Good Charlotte was there.... so... a win? [ more › ]

Video: Storm Damages And Delays On Several CTA Train Lines

The CTA suspended train service on the Blue, Red and Brown Lines due to extensive debris on the tracks and other damage caused by Sunday night's storm. [ more › ]

Laundromat Coming To Wilson & Magnolia Strip Mall

The strip mall at 4550 N. Magnolia According to building permits with the city, a laundromat is coming to the corner space of the strip mall on the SW corner of Wilson and Magnolia. This space was most recently "Uptown Produce." It isn't the most exciting retail we can think of, but it is certainly something that a lot of people can use. Show More Summary

Buttercup Cinema Tonight Features Jungle Book, Yoga Saturday... and Martinis!

Please join us this Friday, July 22nd, for the next movie, Jungle Book (1942,) staring Sabu, in our Movies at Buttercup at Dusk series, curated by Victor Herrera.We would like to say a very special thank you to Somerset Place Apartments...Show More Summary

Rhetorical Analysis: Trump Is Just Another Word For Nothing Left To Lose

I had a couple of beers before heading over to the Quicken Loans Arena, where alcohol was only served in the private suites. So when I saw a guy with an "America First" sign, I felt just loose enough to ask, "If America's first, whoShow More Summary

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