Amazon's next bookstore will be in Chicago, showing the e-commerce giant's growing ambition in the physical retail space. According to the Chicago Tribune, Amazon has confirmed it's planning to open its next bookstore in the Lake View region of Chicago by next year. Show More Summary
A nephew of Col. Sanders may have spilled it to a reporter. …the recipe for the spice blend used to prepare the chicken may have been accidentally revealed to a reporter for The Chicago Tribune by Joe Ledington, a nephew of the man who made the recipe famous. The newspaper printed the article, along with [...]
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Thursday, Aug. 25: ——— The Great Dismal Swamp is a large marshy area that spans the Virginia-North Carolina border, comprising a National Wildlife Refuge and a state park. Despite the forbidding name, it’s reputed by visitors to be a...
A Georgia judge sentenced a man to 40 years in prison on Wednesday after he threw scalding hot water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment leaving them with severe burns, the Chicago Tribune reports. According to the report, jurors only deliberated for about 90 minutes before finding 48-year-old Martin Blackwell guilty of eight […]
Chicago Tribune reports, “Longmeadow Parkway Bridge Corridor is the most environmentally sound option the Kane County Department of Transportation has to alleviate traffic congestion in the northern part of the county, officials said...Show More Summary
The Tribune has what seems like a decent summary of Wizard's choice Thursday to return to their decision last Saturday not to have DS Arms, Inc. on the floor of their Chicago show. The convention series, bearing the name of a once-popular...Show More Summary
Wide receiver Eddie Royal remains sidelined and buried on Bears depth chart. We look at the fantasy implications. Bears wide receiver Eddie Royal remains in the league's concussion protocol, according to Chicago Tribune beat writer Brad...Show More Summary
Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson recommended Thursday that seven officers be fired for their roles in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Tribune reports. According to the AP, the officers are accused of violating Rule 14 against making false reports. Video released of the October...
Amy Schumer's new collection of essays, titled The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo, currently sits at the No. 2 spot on Amazon's bestsellers list, with Heidi Stevens at the Chicago Tribune describing it as "a brave, vulnerable tale" that's also "hilarious." Its Amazon rating of 2.8 doesn't quite...
A man and two women are facing murder charges after allegedly beating a man to death with a broom handle, a metal baseball bat and a two-by-four on Chicago’s West Side following a Facebook fight, the Chicago Tribune reports. The trio, identified as 41-year-old Lithia Henderson, 23-year-old Marshalla Kelly and 21-year-old Marshall L. Henderson are each […]
A Milwaukee police officer was the target of online threats from people identifying him as the cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith in an incident that sparked outrage and violence in the city over the weekend, the Chicago Tribune reports. As the report notes, the authorities have yet to identify the officer who killed Smith […]
Young Brian Crooks (courtesy of the Chicago Tribune) Recently, there was a Facebook post by Brian Crooks, a 31-year-old Black man, recounting the racism and challenges he faced as a Black boy coming of age in a predominantly White Chicago suburb. Show More Summary
“Four U.S. swimmers, including Ryan Lochte, were robbed in Rio on Saturday night, the U.S. Olympic Committee said Sunday morning,” rep0rts the Chicago Tribune. The story continues, “‘According to four members of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team (Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger,...
The competition is heating up in the Sexism Olympics. Last week the Chicago Tribune put forth a hearty effort in its reporting of Corey Cogdell-Unrein’s bronze medal in trap shooting. But, not to be outdone, the BBC has offered up its own diminishment of female glory. Show More Summary
Last week the Chicago Tribune pointed out that nearly 100 people had been shot in Chicago in less than a week. 9 people were killed on Monday alone marking the deadliest day for the city in 13 years. Now, with weekend data out, turns out the story is even worse. Show More Summary
The Chicago Bears secondary was recently dealt a huge blow, as cornerback Kyle Fuller suffered an injury to his knee. Continue for updates. Fuller Won't Travel to New England Sunday, Aug. 14 Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune reported...Show More Summary
Last night saw swimmer Simone Manuel bag a gold medal in the women’s 100 meter freestyle race for team USA. Winning gold in the pool is hardly a new experience for the team, after all, as reported in the Chicago Tribune, Michael Phelps made history by taking his personal haul of gold medals to a... Show More Summary
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will announce on Thursday that it will not reschedule cannabis — or marijuana — effectively confirming that the agency believes pot should remain illegal, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. The...Show More Summary
Some days, everything we try to say as journalists comes out wrong. People notice and people are picky. The Tribune just got beaten up for a careless tweet that gave the wrong person the right one's due. A Tribune news story followed that was better, but not better enough.…
In response to a recent pig farming exposé published in the Chicago Tribune, PETA supporters in pig, cow, and chicken costumes will descend on The Purple Pig restaurant in... The post ‘Pig,’ Cow,’ and ‘Chicken’ to Tell Chicago: ‘Enough Exposés—Stop Eating Us!’ appeared first on PETA.