Chicago

  • Jussie Smollett Wants City of Chicago’s Lawsuit Dismissed says ‘It’s Bogus even if I lied’ !

    Jussie Smollett says the City of Chicago is simply trying to exact a pound of flesh from him after his criminal case was dismissed — a move he calls unprecedented and unfair. Jussie filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit Chi-Town filed against him to recoup the cost of the...
  • Chicago Police Board Fires Four Officers Accused of Making False Reports to Cover Each Other!

    Four Chicago police officers were fired on Thursday for their roles in an alleged cover-up in the 2014 shooting of Black teen Laquan McDonald by former officer Jason Van Dyke. The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously to fire Sgt. Stephen Franko and officers Janet Modragon, Daphne Sebastian and Ricardo Viramontes for making false statements, among other violations, the Chicago Tribune...
  • Elevator falls 84 floors with 6 people inside before rescue

    An elevator inside Chicago’s former Hancock building dropped 84 floors before trapping six people inside, local news outlets reported. Rescuers arrived shortly after the fall early Friday morning to cut a hole in the building’s wall and free those inside. The accident unfolded at in the 875 North Michigan Avenue building, formerly known...
  • Family Feud Auditions are back and coming to Your City!

    Are you really good at guessing what other people are thinking? Does your family have a charming-but-not-uncomfortable level of dysfunction? Are you OK with childish sexual innuendos? Then it’s time to play … “Family Feud”! That’s right, the Steve Harvey-helmed game show is holding auditions in Chicago Nov. 17...
  • Oprah sells her last piece of real estate in Chicago!

    Media mogul and former Chicago-based talk show queen Oprah Winfrey on Tuesday sold the final piece of real estate she owned in the Chicago area — a four-bedroom, 2,250-square-foot Colonial-style house in near west suburban Elmwood Park — for $375,000. Winfrey herself never occupied the all-brick house, which is on 78th Court in...
  • Chance the Rapper Pledges $1 Million to Benefit Chicago Mental Health Services

    Chance the Rapper says he’s donating $1 million to help improve mental health services in Chicago. The Chicago native made the announcement Thursday during a summit for his nonprofit organization SocialWorks, saying those involved “want to change the way that mental health resources are being accessed.” Six mental health...
  • Bobby Brown Talks More About Whitney Houston

    For nearly 40 years, Bobby Brown has been a music success. First as a member of the hit group New Edition, then with the launch of his solo career. He was hailed as the “King of R&B.” Brown became known for his hits such as “Don’t Be Cruel,” “Every...
  • 8 people, 6 of them kids, killed in Chicago apartment fire

    CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say a fire in a Chicago neighborhood has left eight people dead, including six children. Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago told reporters that one of the children who was killed in the fire early Sunday was an infant. The cause of the blaze hasn’t been determined....
  • Kanye West Argues With T.I. Over His Political Views On New Collaboration ‘Ye vs. the People’

    Kanye West appears to be grappling with the blowback to his recent politically charged Twitter rants. On Friday, Kanye West dropped two surprise new songs. The first, “Lift Yourself,” appeared to be West purely trolling us, when after promising that the track would include fire emoji bars and give...