One year ago, former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett apparently decided what his career really needed was a fake hate crime committed against him. We’ve never been quite clear on the “why” behind this, nor am I entirely certain it’s important, but that’s what he decided needed to be done. So, he allegedly hired a duo…
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Days after President Donald Trump killed an Iranian general and said he was sending more soldiers to the Middle East, about 100 protesters stood on a pedestrian bridge over Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive with an illuminated sign that read “No War in Iran.” Some 200 people marched in the bitter cold near Boston, while a…
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A Chicago pastor is accused of taking nearly $1 million from a federally-funded food program for needy children and using some of the money to buy a Bentley.
The sanctuary county of Cook County, Illinois, released more than 1,000 criminal illegal aliens back into American communities in fiscal year 2019, federal data finds.
Twelve individuals were shot Saturday, five of them fatally, in Democrat-controlled Baltimore. CBS reports the shootings began around 2:30 a.m. and ended just before 11 p.m.
A winter storm is blanketing parts of the U.S., causing snowfall in parts of North Texas and thousands of flights to be canceled at Chicago’s two main airports.
Authorities say at least seven people have died as severe storms sweep across parts of the U.S. South, bringing high winds and unrelenting rain. The National Weather Service in Birmingham, Alabama, said Saturday via Twitter that three people have been confirmed killed near Carrollton in Pickens County. The Alabama Emergency Management Agency said that an…
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Wild animals are good at adapting — it’s pretty much what they do. While some are definitely more resistant to change, those who scavenge have found ways to thrive even as humans encroach on their territories. The problem, of course, is that they also get used to humans. Instead of running off, they stand their…
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Retailers legally selling marijuana for the past month in Michigan say they have drawn customers from surrounding Midwestern states where the drug remains illegal and, as Illinois prepares to join the recreational market on Wednesday, officials are renewing warnings to consumers against carrying such products over state lines. The dynamic is familiar for states on…
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You’re on a late-night errand to pick up some food. Your tired kids are in the car, and you just need to pop in really quickly. Instead of hauling them all out of the car, you leave the car running and hop out yourself. It’s a quick run. Your kids are old enough to mind…
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Police indicate that seven people were shot overnight in Democrat-controlled Baltimore.
Thirteen people were shot Sunday morning at a Chicago memorial held in honor of gun violence victim Lonell Irvin.
Two Chicago gang members were sentenced Wednesday to a combined 155 years in prison for the murder of nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee in 2015.
It’s long been a curiosity of interest to the right that Chicago’s draconian gun control laws have done little to stem the city’s problems with gun violence. It’s almost as if the Windy City was an object lesson that A doesn’t necessarily stop B from happening. Who would have thought? As someone who’s written about…
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Empire showrunner Brett Mahoney has hinted at a possible return for disgraced actor Jussie Smollett in the Fox drama’s finale, arguing it would be “weird to end the show without him.”
Injured Amazon workers and labor organizers have begun protesting the dangerous work speeds and high injury rates of the company’s warehouses.
Chicago’s recently elected mayor, Lori Lightfoot, has fired the Windy City’s top cop, Superintendent Eddie Johnson, over the “intolerable lies” she says he told her about what caused him to be found asleep at the wheel in October.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was fired Monday for what Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot called a “series of ethical lapses.” Johnson had planned to retire at the end of the year, Fox News reported. Lightfoot’s announcement comes months after Johnson was found “slumped over” in his vehicle after driving home from a dinner on Oct.…
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Chicago Police indicate a 14-year-old pulled a pellet gun during a dog sale and was subsequently shot in the chest by a woman with a real gun.
Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D) issued a letter of resignation Wednesday amid a federal investigation for alleged fraud.