Is Chicago The Next Detroit?

Is Chicago The Next Detroit?

Chicago is considering one last throw of the dice. Get The Timeless Reading eBook in PDF Get the entire 10-part series on Timeless Reading in PDF. Save it to your desktop, read it on your…

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Pence Heads To The Midwest For Tariff Damage Control

Pence Heads To The Midwest For Tariff Damage Control

Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to the Midwest on Wednesday to rally the base for three upcoming House elections, while simultaneously holding private meetings with Republican donors who have been voicing concerns over recently…

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Chicago Is Holding American Law Enforcement Hostage

Chicago Is Holding American Law Enforcement Hostage

The Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher, famously said: “In order to be considered truly free, countries must also have a deep love of liberty and an abiding respect for the rule of law.” Fortunately for the…

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Vapers Face Crackdown From Illinois Officials Alleging ‘Predatory Behavior’ By Manufacturers

Vapers Face Crackdown From Illinois Officials Alleging ‘Predatory Behavior’ By Manufacturers

Officials in a Chicago suburb are calling for new regulations that target popular vaping products over fears they are creating a public health crisis among teens. The Village Board of Oak Park, Ill., voted Thursday…

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For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

For Apple, this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor What Apple’s education announcements mean for accessibility At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools…

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Amazon’s cashier-less Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco

Amazon’s cashier-less Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco

Amazon is looking to open more of its cashier-less Go stores across the United States and it looks like San Francisco and Chicago will be among the next cities to get them, according to new…

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Cleveland offered $120 million in freebies lure Amazon to the city

Cleveland offered $120 million in freebies lure Amazon to the city

A Cleveland.com article detailed the lengths the small midwestern city would go to lure Amazon’s in 50,000-person HQ2. In a document obtained by reporter Mark Naymik, we learn that Cleveland was ready to give over…

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Appeals Court Delivers Blow to Trump on ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

Appeals Court Delivers Blow to Trump on ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

An appeals court on Thursday delivered a blow to President Donald Trump’s efforts to punish “sanctuary” city and state policies, upholding a lower court’s ruling preventing the administration from cutting off federal grant funding. Attorney…

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Budget airlines flew an est. 1.2 billion passengers, 30 percent of global total in 2017

CHICAGO: ‘Serial stowaway’ Marilyn Hartman unfit to stand trial, judge rules

CHICAGO — The “serial stowaway” accused of sneaking onto a jet and flying to London without a ticket is unfit to stand trial, a Cook County judge ruled Thursday after examining evaluations from two doctors….

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‘Chicago Fire’ actress DuShon Monique Brown dies at 49

CHICAGO — DuShon Monique Brown, an actor best known for her performances on the NBC show “Chicago Fire,” died Friday at a hospital in suburban Olympia Fields, Ill., the Cook County medical examiner’s office said….

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Columbia College in Chicago to hold a ‘whiteness in decline’ lecture

Students at Columbia College in Chicago will hear a lecture next month on how the deterioration of the white race fueled the election of President Trump and led to a resurgence of the white supremacy…

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The Illinois House passes two major bills on gun control

Dallas-Fort Worth soon to overtake Chicago as nation’s 3rd largest metro area

DALLAS — The Dallas-Fort Worth region, once again, added the most new residents of any metro area in the country — roughly 400 per day, or a total of 146,238, over the year that ended…

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Garry McCarthy, former chief of police fired by Rahm Emanuel, announcing run for Chicago mayor

CHICAGO — Calling it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to save “a great American city,” former police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Wednesday he will run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel to fix an economy that fosters inequity, tamp…

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Dick Vitale ends up insulting @ESPN in LaVar Ball rant

Sister Jean, Loyola’s ‘international celebrity,’ adjusts to burgeoning popularity #MarchMadness

On a sunny day between opening-round games of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in Dallas, Loyola’s 98-year-old team chaplain, Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, planned to go for a simple lunch down the street. “We couldn’t…

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West Side shooting is Chicago’s 100th homicide of the year

CHICAGO — A fatal shooting on the West Side over the weekend was the 100th homicide of the year in Chicago, a milestone reached nearly a month later than the last two years, according to…

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Candidates for Illinois governor spend $65.7 million on primary TV ads

CHICAGO — Like Chicago’s downtown on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, a river of green has flowed through TV sets ahead of Tuesday’s primary vote, as candidates for Illinois governor have spent tens of millions of…

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Teen shot outside northside @Domino’s in Chicago: ‘A bullet flies 5 feet from you’

CHICAGO — A worker in a Domino’s Pizza shop on Chicago’s Far North Side heard gunfire behind him and turned just as the glass front door shattered. “You always hear this stuff happens,” the worker…

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The world's largest asset manager BlackRock pressures US gun industry

Chicago teachers are lining up for free concealed carry gun lessons

A suburban Chicago gun range is offering free concealed carry classes for teachers and reports that training slots are filling up quickly. On Target Range & Tactical Training Center in Crystal Lake, Ill., announced Tuesday…

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