Yes, I know, you’re shocked. The Chicago Tribune reprints a Washington Post article on the subject. Germany has some of the world’s strictest gun laws. But that did not stop Friday’s Munich attacker — an 18-year-old dual Iranian-German national — from carrying out his shooting spree. The assailant most likely obtained his pistol illegally and […]
Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell is the founder of Lollapalooza, and one of the fest’s stages is named after him. “Perry’s” is the dance music stage where big name DJs perform. In a new interview with The Chicago Tribune, Farrell revealed that he doesn't like a lot of the music that gets played at his stage. Show More Summary
Chicago teachers offended by a 2011 email written by Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) calling half of them “virtually illiterate,” crashed the governor’s press conference on Friday to challenge him to a “read-off,” reports the Chicago Tribune. Rauner has been under fire since...
Chicago teachers are most definitely not illiterate, and they want their governor to know it. Emails released this week by The Chicago Tribune reveal that Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) called half of Chicago Public School teachers “virtually illiterate” in 2011, before he was governor. Show More Summary
Having announced his retirement on Monday after 13 seasons in the NFL, former Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman is turning to broadcasting. According to Ed Sherman of the Chicago Tribune, Tillman is set to join FOX Sports for their weekly pregame show “FOX NFL Kickoff.” The announcement is expected on Thursday. Tillman…
BEST OF THE WEEK The Atlantic: The Tricky Politics of PTAs in Gentrifying Communities https://t.co/rWXh60K64K SF Gate: California school officials adopt landmark LGBT coursework https://t.co/KaTzVTIGnK Chicago Tribune:Illinois ends much-debated...Show More Summary
The family of a man who was shot and killed by an off-duty St. Louis County police officer said that the altercation followed an argument on Facebook about Black Lives Matter, the Chicago Tribune reports. The officer, who has not been identified, shot 20-year-old Tyler Gebhard after the young man threw a 50-pound concrete planter […]
The following account appeared in the Chicago Tribune on January 15, 1890:Ghost of the Beheaded ConductorTrainmen on the Lake Erie and Western railroad between Findlay, Ohio, and Fostoria are greatly disturbed over what they claim is the ghost of a dead freight conductor. Show More Summary
This week’s featured link: After Istanbul terror attack, should U.S. airport screening be done off site? – Chicago Tribune No.... Read More
Joakim Noah reportedly agreed to a four-year, $72 million deal with the New York Knicks on the first day of free agency after spending nine seasons with the Chicago Bulls, per ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne, and he penned a farewell letter...Show More Summary
Defense attorneys for the Chicago police charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald are asking for access to the teen’s juvenile records which detail his history as a state ward, the Chicago Tribune reports. According to the report, the motion caused outrage among child welfare advocates, although legal experts are saying that […]
Taste of Chicago runs Wednesday through Sunday, with two Uptown restaurants represented. According to the Tribune, this is what to expect: Iyanze, 4623 Broadway, a Taste veteran, will be there each day. Its menu is Jerk chicken withShow More Summary
Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang is under investigation in connection with an alleged sexual assault that took place in Chicago last month. A police spokesman confirmed to the Chicago Tribune that Kang is being investigated, but has not been arrested or charged with a crime. Read more...
Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is the subject of an investigation regarding an alleged sexual assault that occurred in Chicago last month, a police spokesman confirmed Tuesday to the Chicago Tribune's Stacy St. Clair and David Heinzmann. Kang has not been formally charged, per St. Show More Summary
The Chicago Tribune compares the deadliest terror attack on US soil since 9-11-2001 that happened in Orlando’s Pulse a few weeks ago to the monthly rate of shooting deaths and injuries on a typical month of life in Chicago; Thus far in 2016, more than 1,950 people have been hit by bullets in Chicago, including […]
The owner of Oreo, Cadbury, Toblerone, and Sour Patch Kids tried this month to take over the Hershey Co.—and it’s now officially been rejected, the Chicago Tribune reports. Had it succeeded, Mondelez International Inc.’s $23 billion bid to buy the iconic sweets manufacturer would have made it the world’s largest candymaker. Show More Summary
A gun store outside of Chicago has set up a raffle to raise money for victims of the recent mass shooting in Orlando, The Chicago Tribune reports. The prize? An AR-15 rifle, much like the one that Omar Mateen used to kill 49 people at the Pulse nightclub earlier this month. Though...
Cam’Ron Howard shoots an unsuspecting man five times on his porch, and Howard’s friends want him free? Honestly, where’s the logic in that request? So, just to get the facts straight, here’s what Chicago Tribune reports, in a nutshell: Cam’Ron Howard,18, wanted weed He asked 29-year-old Eric Burgin if he had any Burgin said “no,”... Show More Summary
“Star Wars” creator George Lucas is abandoning plans to build a museum on Chicago’s lakefront that would have showcased his art collection. The Chicago Tribune reports that Lucas will instead try to build the museum in California. The move ends...
With the Chicago Bulls shopping guard Jimmy Butler, per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, a source told K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune on Thursday that the Boston Celtics have been in talks with the Bulls and have included guard...Show More Summary