Step aside, Meghan Trainor. Oak Park and River High School in Chicago, Illinois is “All About That Pride” in a new video created by their cheerleading team that parodies Trainor’s song “All About That Bass”. The Chicago Tribune reported...Show More Summary
According to the Chicago Tribune, a mother turned in her 15-year-old son to police after seeing a surveillance tape of him brutally beating and sexually assaulting a woman on a Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line train. The whole incident was caught on the train’s video tape. Show More Summary
Hey, good lookin'. You're out of a job. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is officially retiring its "appearance and sense of style" hiring rule. The Chicago Tribune reports the clothing company is jettisoning the legacy of former CEO Mike Jeffries by relaxing its rules on abs and style. Show More Summary
Christi Parsons, president of the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA), has spent a long time covering President Obama. Beginning as a White House correspondent for the Chicago Tribune in 2008, Parsons has covered three presidential elections and has repeatedly fought for a more transparent White House. Show More Summary
Matt Mooney, who was recently granted a release from his scholarship at Air Force Academy, took time to talk with Eric Van Dril of the Pioneer Press, via the Chicago Tribune, about the reasons he decided to transfer from the school. Mooney...Show More Summary
The Uber driver who shot and wounded a gunman in Chicago last Friday will not be charged, Chicago Tribune reports. The driver fired six shots from a handgun at 22-year old Everardo Custodio when the latter started firing at a group of people walking in front of the driver in Logan Square on Friday,...
A driver with the ridesharing company Uber put a stop to a potential mass shooting in Chicago over the weekend. According to the Chicago Tribune: A group of people had been walking in front of the driver around 11:50 p.m. in the 2900...Show More Summary
Chicago Tribune: In DuPage County, where 15 percent of the population is African-American and 16.5 percent of the population is Latino, the elected County Board is all-white. In Zion, where 33 percent of the population is African-American and 23 percent … Continue reading ?
At least 14 people have been shot in Chicago since Sunday afternoon, several of them critically, the Chicago Tribune reports. Since Friday morning, the paper says, 32 individuals have been shot and at least four killed. The Sunday-to-Monday...Show More Summary
This last weekend, 22-year-old Everardo Custodio opened fire on a crowd of people in Logan Square, Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune; A group of people had been walking in front of the [Uber] driver around 11:50 p.m. in the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue when Everardo Custodio, 22, began firing into the crowd, […]
Feds eye CPS records on education group backed by state's, city's elites Chicago Tribune: Launched in 2000, the group was first led by then-Chicago Tribune Publisher Scott Smith. Rauner joined the board the next year and later was its chairman before becoming an emeritus member of the board, along with future U.S. Show More Summary
Chicago Tribune: Asked Sunday if he too thinks he’s a patriot or simply crazy, Hughes said “everyone gets to make up their own mind about me, that’s what I’d say.” “But do you consider yourself a patriot?” a reporter asked. … Continue reading ?
The Chicago Tribune reports that several Moto alumni including the last chef, Richie Farina, will reopen the restaurant. [ more › ]
By Alejandra Cancino, Chicago Tribune A National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge denied McDonald's request for documents from groups hired by the Service Employees International Union that could have revealed the names of current and former McDonald's employees supporting the union-backed campaign demanding $15 per hour wages and better working conditions.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel “and a supportive political action committee spent more than $22.8 million in the preliminary and runoff elections en route to the mayor winning a second term,” the Chicago Tribune reports. “By contrast, challenger Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia [...]
As the Tribune and other news outlets reported this week, Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett is under federal investigation in connection with a $20.5 million no-bid contract that CPS awarded to her former employer. Byrd-Bennett hasn't been charged with anything. We don't know yet...
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Famed Chef Homaro Cantu, best known for the "flavor tripping" concoctions at his internationally renowned Chicago restaurants, was found dead Tuesday afternoon on the city's Northwest Side, The Chicago Tribune reports. He was 38. Cantu was found in the building where he had been planning a brewery. Show More Summary
The Moto and iNG chef was discovered Tuesday afternoon. Chef Homaro Cantu, whose trailblazing, futuristic style earned accolades for his restaurants Moto and iNG, was found dead this afternoon, according to the Chicago Tribune. Cantu, who was 38 years old, appeared to die by hanging, according to the police. Show More Summary
Kate Mulgrew will be making an appearance in Chicago to promote her recently-released memoir, Born With Teeth. The event is being sponsored by the Chicago Tribune. “Kate Mulgrew, star of Star Trek: Voyager and Orange is the New Black, will join Chicago Tribune Balancing Act columnist Heidi Stevens in conversation about Mulgrew’s new memoir, Born […]