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Gun Shop Raffles AR-15 to Raise Money for Orlando Shooting Victims

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 Man 5 Times, ‘Free Cam’ Campaign Started After Murder?

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

George Lucas Scraps Planned Chicago Museum, Shifts Focus to California

“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...

Avery Bradley Trade Rumors: Latest News, Buzz, Speculation on Celtics Guard

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

Jae Crowder Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation on Celtics Forward

The Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls are reportedly discussing a trade centered around Jimmy Butler, according to the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson, and Boston could ship Jae Crowder to the Windy City if the two sides strike a deal. Johnson reported Thursday night that Crowder "has been involved" in the trade talks. More to follow. Read more NBA news on

Jack Fuller, Chicago Tribune editor, publisher and president, dies at 69

In addition to a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalism career, Mr. Fuller was a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of eight novels.

Derrick Rose to Knicks: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The Chicago Bulls reportedly traded All-Star point guard Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks on Wednesday as part of a package that featured multiple players. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reported the Bulls sent Rose, Justin Holiday...Show More Summary

Jack Fuller dies at 69; Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer and former Tribune Co. executive

Jack Fuller, journalist, novelist and former president of Tribune Co.’s publishing division who shepherded the Chicago company’s 2000 acquisition of the Los Angeles Times’ parent, the Times Mirror Co., has died. Fuller died Tuesday in his Chicago home. He was diagnosed several months ago with cancer....

Jack Fuller, Prize-Winning Chicago Tribune Journalist, Dies at 69

Mr. Fuller joined the paper at 16 and went on to win a Pulitzer Prize and to preside over Tribune Company’s $8 billion acquisition of Times Mirror.

The future of journalism is jargon

Earlier this month, Tribune Publishing Co., a 168-year-old newspaper publisher that’s been home to the Los Angeles Times, the Baltimore Sun and Chicago Tribune, changed its name to tronc. I didn’t mistype, that’s what the company decided to go with, and it really is all lowercase. Show More Summary

TRONC - Dead On Arrival... or worse...

quite possibly the worst video ever made... TRONC is the new name for the Tribune Company's new effort at rebranding. The Tribune Company has been around for a long time. Founded in 1847, its flagship paper, the Chicago Tribune was the longtime media powerhouse of its owner Robert McCormick. Show More Summary

Mexico's “The Voice” Singer Shot and Killed in Chicago

Alejandro “Jano” Fuentes was a contestant on the first season of “La Voz... México”—Mexico's version of “The Voice.” Fuentes died after being shot in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood on Thursday, the Chicago Tribune reports. Fuentes had reportedly been celebrating his birthday. Show More Summary

Shocker: Chicago criminals buy their guns on the street

Yeah, I’m speechless, too. The Chicago Tribune reports that University of Chicago Crime Lab conducted a survey of their criminals to determine where they got their guns. Strangely enough, despite what we’re told by the media and the politicians, none bought their weapons at gun stores, from the internet or gun shows. About 70 percent […]

Chicago Tribune Accidentally Attributes ‘Dear Snoop Dogg’ Column to Jonah Goldberg

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

In an amusing error, The Chicago Tribune published a column criticizing Snoop Doog's racial politics and stance on the Roots remake while mistakenly attributing it to conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg.

Johnson Publishing Sells Ebony to Texas-Based Private Equity Firm

Johnson Publishing announced Tuesday that it has sold Ebony and Jet magazine to an Austin, Texas-based private equity firm, bringing to an end a more than seven decade-long run, the Chicago Tribune reports. The amount for which Johnson...Show More Summary

Gone Too Soon: 41-Year-Old Former NFL Baller Bryan Robinson Found Dead In Milwaukee Hotel Room

Former NFL Defensive Lineman Bryan Robinson Found Dead In Milwaukee Hotel We are so sad to hear of the passing of an incredible athlete who touched the lives of many of those who knew him. According to Chicago Tribune reports

Report: Ill. Man Charged With Weapons Offense Told Police He Acquired Illegal Gun Through Social Media Site

Round Lake Park, Ill., police say that a man who was apprehended early Sunday on charges of possession of a.45-caliber semiautomatic handgun told them that he acquired the gun through social media, the Chicago Tribune reports. Osvaldo Colon 21, faces charges including aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of cannabis after being pulled over […]

Former Bears DL Bryan Robinson Dies at 41

Former NFL defensive lineman Bryan Robinson was found dead Saturday in a Milwaukee motel room. He was 41. According to report by Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, citing the Milwaukee County medical examiner’s office, an autopsy and toxicology report have been done to determine the cause of death. Show More Summary

Chicago Tribune Rounds Up New Poetry Horizon

The pure force of language, instant invention,” “Lyrical, transcendent moments,” “matters of corruption and injustice…” in the Chicago Tribune Jake Marmer looks into a few of contemporary literature’s most exciting new reads, works by Bernadette Mayer, Alice Notley, and Michael Heller. Works and Days by Bernadette Mayer, New Directions, 112 pages, $15.95 “Thanks to Hesiod […]

Longtime NFL defensive lineman Bryan Robinson dead at 41

Longtime NFL defensive lineman Bryan Robinson has died at 41. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Robinson was found in a Milwaukee motel room, and pronounced dead late Saturday night. Results of an autopsy and toxicology reports are pending. Robinson played 14 years in the league, with stints with the Rams, Bears, Dolphins,…

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