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Chicago Man Fraudulently Accrued 42 Million Delta SkyBonus Points, U.S. Says

Gennady Podolsky used his position as a travel agent to cheat Delta Air Lines out of $1.75 million worth of loyalty points, according to an indictment....

Chicago Man Fraudulently Accrued 42 Million Delta SkyBonus Points, U.S. Says

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10 of the top credit card offers in August, from up to $500 cash back on Delta flights to the best points-earning pick for beginners Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Signing up for a rewards credit card and earning its welcome bonus is one of the easiest ways to earn a ton of points, miles, or cash back. While some credit card bonuses stay largely the same, others increase from tim...
08:14 2019-08-11

Travel agent charged with scamming Delta out of 42 million reward miles A manager at a Chicago travel agency has been charged with "illegally reaping" more than 42 million Delta Air Lines miles worth more than $1.75 million by registering customers as employees on the airline's business rewards program....
03:14 2019-09-14

"His Methods Are Trade Secret": Travel Agent Gamed Delta Of $1.75 Million Gennady Podolsky was heralded as a travel agent extraordinaire, known for getting his clients from point A to point B with more speed and ingenuity than your average operator....
08:56 2019-09-14

If you fly Delta even just once or twice a year, the Gold Delta Amex is worth it thanks to a free checked bag and other benefits Business Insider The Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express gives you 2 SkyMiles per dollar for purchases at Delta and 1 mile per dollar everywhere else. While the card has a $95 annual fee, benefits like a free checked bag and r...
23:56 2019-08-02

Fly Delta? It's a Particularly Good Time to Sign Up For a Delta Amex. If you’re a frequent Delta flyer, it’s a particularly good time to sign up for a Delta Amex, as all three cards just launched lucrative limited time welcome offers....
03:14 2019-05-31

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's accoun...
03:14 2019-09-14

Chicago Catholic Church Paid $80 Million To Sex Abuse Survivors: Lawyers A victim of clergy abuse urged other survivors to come forward Tuesday as lawyers revealed that the Catholic Church in Chicago had paid out more than $80 million in sexual assault cases....
07:14 2019-09-18

Chicago mayor warns of 'hard choices' to deal with $838 million budget deficit Chicago faces an $838 million deficit in its upcoming budget, the largest in the city's recent history, due to growing costs for personnel, pensions and debt, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced on Thursday....
03:42 2019-08-30

Madame ran multi-million dollar prostitution ring out of ‘premier Dungeon of Chicago’: feds A woman going by the moniker “Madame Priscilla Belle” is accused of running a multimillion-dollar prostitution ring out of a home dubbed the “premier Dungeon of Chicago,” federal authorities alleged this week. Jessica Nesbitt,...
04:56 2019-09-20

Dentist fraudulently received $25G in food, medical benefits, police say A Pennsylvania dentist who owned and ran a successful practice is accused of receiving more than $25,000 in food and medical benefits over the last four years, according to Wednesday reports. ...
18:56 2019-06-27

Tesla Owner Suit Claims Software Update Fraudulently Cut Battery Capacity A Tesla owner has filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update....
10:56 2019-08-09

Tesla owner lawsuit claims software update fraudulently cut battery capacity A Tesla Inc owner has filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update to avoid a costly recall to fix what plaintiffs allege are defective batteries....
10:00 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-Tesla owner lawsuit claims software update fraudulently cut battery capacity A Tesla Inc owner has filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update to avoid a costly recall to fix what plaintiffs allege are defective batteries....
02:14 2019-08-09

The Good Points And Bad Points Of Living In Tokyo Do you live in Tokyo? Do you want to? Recently online in Japan, people listed the good points and the bad ones of living in the metropolis with the largest population density on Earth....
22:56 2019-06-13

Chicago School Professor Fights ‘Chicago School’ Beliefs That Abet Big Tech The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
08:14 2019-09-16

What's the most stressful part of your trip? Delta wants to know Delta is gathering more data from customers than ever in hopes of avoiding customer service problems and increasing customer satisfaction, its CFO says....
07:42 2019-07-17

Delta says the next big battle between airlines will take place on the ground Delta says the next big area of competition in air travel is not in the passenger cabin but in the airport experience. Biometric screening at security, remodeling of terminals and the addition of tiered lounges are remaking the ground experience....
17:56 2019-07-22

Take a peek inside Delta’s new $4B LaGuardia terminal This is what a multi-billion dollar makeover looks like. LaGuardia Airport’s once-dowdy Delta terminal will look clean and sleek with a skylight, floor-to-ceiling windows and views of CitiField once its $4 billion renovation is completed, rende...
03:42 2019-06-28

How Delta Motorsport has reinvented the test mule Delta’s engineers deliberately chose a tall city car application for the first version of the new EV chassis as the most difficult case – a longer version would have been easier to create A highly adaptable new chassis has been fast-tracked into ex...
10:42 2019-09-04

U.S. Senate confirms former Delta exec to head FAA The U.S. Senate voted by a 52 to 40 vote on Wednesday to confirm former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to head the Federal Aviation Administration....
18:56 2019-07-24

Delta pilot suspected of drinking arrested CNN – An airline pilot in Minnesota was arrested after reportedly showing up to work drunk. Officials say Gabriel Schroeder was taken off a fully boarded Delta Airlines flight at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Tuesday. He allegedl...
20:14 2019-07-31

That Man Who Went Viral Claiming He Took a Delta Flight Alone Duped Everyone Vincent Peone’s lucky flight story went viral earlier this week after he posted a video showing how he got his “own private jet” for an apparent trip from Aspen to Salt Lake City after Delta rescheduled his original flight.Read more......
01:28 2019-08-17

U.S. Senate confirms former Delta executive to head FAA The U.S. Senate voted 52-to-40 along party lines on Wednesday to confirm former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to head the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency that has faced scrutiny relating to safety over the past year....
03:14 2019-07-25

Delta flight descends nearly 30,000 feet in minutes NBC — A packed plane was diverted to Tampa International Airport after descending nearly 30,000 feet within a few minutes. Delta Airlines Flight 2353, a Boeing 763, took off from Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon, headed to Fort Lauderdale before ...
09:42 2019-09-20

Delta Gains From MAX Grounding and High Demand Delta Air Lines raised its profit outlook for this year, as strong travel demand and the diminished capacity of competitors with grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets buoyed the third-biggest U.S. carrier....
21:14 2019-07-11

We've discovered a massive dinosaur-era river delta under the sea Some of the first dinosaurs may have lived and hunted on the largest delta plain ever discovered, which was 10 times the size of the Amazon river delta...
14:42 2019-05-21

Delta Air Lines hikes stake in Hanjin Kal to 9.21% Delta Air Lines raised its stake in Korean Air Lines' parent company Hanjin Kal to 9.21% from 5.13%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
05:56 2019-09-10

Consumer confidence in 737 Max jets 'going to take a while to come back,' says Delta CEO Ed Bastian As airlines extend cancellations of the Boeing 737 Max, Delta's CEO says it'll likely take longer than expected for the jets to return to service....
21:00 2019-06-12

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management Workers report threats, intimidation, and anti-union sentiments from management, a Guardian investigation revealsEvette Avery worked part-time as a gate agent at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia, for seven years before she was fired in January 2019...
08:28 2019-06-12

The 1980 Lancia Delta Deserves a Glass of Champagne In 1980, the hatchback field in Europe was getting crowded and competition was tough. It took something extra to win European Car of the Year and the Lancia Delta had that something....
00:14 2019-08-11

Can we create new land to save the fragile Mississippi delta? Every 90 minutes, land the size of one American football field disappears from the Mississippi delta and coastal ecosystem. A giant model could be key to creating new land...
14:14 2019-09-17

Your Ridiculously Awesome Lancia Delta Integrale Wallpapers Are Here The Lancia Delta Integrale HF owned the hot hatch game in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. With a couple hundred turbocharged horsepowers on tap and four driven wheels, this Group B homologation monster would really scoot. The driving experience is typi...
01:42 2019-06-03

Delta says free cocktails are coming to the cheap seats Delta Airlines has announced that economy passengers on international flights will receive free welcome-aboard cocktails, and that's not all.       ...
04:42 2019-07-04

Delta Air quarterly profit surges 39% on higher fares Delta Air Lines Inc reported a 39.3% rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, as the second-largest U.S. carrier benefited from higher fares and flying fuller planes....
13:42 2019-07-11

Suspected drunk Delta pilot arrested just before flight A Delta pilot who authorities suspect was boozed up was booted off a fully boarded plane in Minneapolis and arrested, according to new reports. Gabriel Lyle Schroeder, 37, was cuffed just after 11 a.m. Tuesday after police at Minneapolis-St. Paul Int...
19:00 2019-07-31

Delta pilot yanked from boarded plane because he was probably drunk Travelers hoping to depart from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport on Tuesday morning were forced to delay their plans after their pilot was pulled from the plane and arrested. The man, Gabriel Schroeder, wasn’t a wanted criminal,...
20:56 2019-07-31

Delta Sues Chatbot Provider Over 2017 Breach The airline is suing an artificial-intelligence company that powered a chatbot on its website, accusing it of lax cybersecurity that caused a 2017 data breach. The unusual lawsuit highlights the sensitive relations between companies that have been ha...
13:28 2019-08-16

Delta Air Lines wants "more detail" from man who says he was "sucked through the toilet hole" Delta Air Lines, a company so ramshackle it calls itself D-list in its very name, is not having a good week. Just yesterday, as Gizmodo’s Tom McKay reported, an engine on one of its old as hell planes gave out in a very frightening manner, forcing a ...
21:56 2019-07-11

Brawl breaks out on delayed Delta flight at JFK airport It was a flight or fight response. A “nightmare” JFK flight to Miami was delayed for so long that cops had to be summoned after fights broke out between frustrated — and exhausted — passengers. Delta Flight 2385 sat on the tarmac for near...
21:42 2019-08-18

Delta passenger sues after being mauled by emotional support dog A Delta passenger who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support dog is suing the airline, claiming it didn’t properly vet the “dangerous” dog before letting it on the plane. Marlin Jackson had to get 28 stitches to sew up parts of his face after ...
20:14 2019-05-29

Delta uniforms will now include sign language as an option Airplanes are often as multicultural as the destinations they're flying to. And now Delta Air Lines has announced that in addition to spoken languages such as Spanish and Russian, in-flight crew members' uniforms will now also indicate whether they k...
18:56 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate advances former Delta exec as FAA nominee The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to advance the nomination for head of the Federal Aviation Administration of a former airline executive whose handling of a whistleblower case has come under criticism from Democrats....
20:00 2019-07-23

U.S. Senate to hold initial vote on former Delta executive as FAA nominee The U.S. Senate was set to vote on Tuesday to advance the nomination for head of the Federal Aviation Administration of a former airline executive whose handling of a whistleblower case has come under criticism from Democrats....
19:14 2019-07-23

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technology forces itself upon you....
17:56 2019-07-13

Delta Air Lines just made it cheaper to travel with bikes, surfboards The airline is eliminating its $150 fee for oversize sports equipment, following a similar move by American. Travelers will pay standard bag fees.       ...
16:28 2019-07-18

MG Motor India Partners With Delta Electronics To Set Up EV Charing Infrastructure We'd already told you that MG Motor India will be launching the e-ZS electric car in the country very soon and as part of its commitment to developing the ecosystem for EVs in India, the company today......
15:14 2019-08-29

The Peak of the Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower Is Coming. Here’s How to Watch It July has already been full of space-related celebrations and history, but there’s one more big event in store: the Delta Aquarid meteor shower will peak at the end of July, and NASA meteor expert Dr. Bill Cooke has some advice for all the starg...
18:56 2019-07-31

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Board, has been covered by backwater floods that can’t seem to escape....
01:01 2019-05-24

These Delta credit cards offer big rewards on your next big tech purchase STOP! Before you make that big money tech purchase (perhaps your eye has been caught by the potentially $45,000 new Mac Pro), it's worth pausing to consider whether grabbing a reward-heavy credit card to buy it with is worth the trouble. Especia...
00:28 2019-06-05

Passengers heard loud ‘boom’ before Delta emergency landing Chaos broke out on a Delta flight to Baltimore on Monday when one of the plane’s engines failed mid-flight, causing a loud “boom” and forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing, passengers and the airline said. Some of the 148 p...
04:42 2019-07-10

Delta Air Lines crew detains passenger who tried to enter the cockpit A Delta Air Lines crew detained a passenger who tried to enter the cockpit in an incident that forced a New York-bound plane to return to Puerto Rico.       ...
18:56 2019-07-05

The last single-stick Delta rocket launched Thursday, and it put on a show On Thursday morning, the final Delta IV Medium rocket launched from Florida. [credit: United Launch Alliance ] On Thursday morning, United ...
22:28 2019-08-22

Final Delta IV medium rocket carries GPS satellite into orbit The newest of the nation's GPS satellites was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on Thursday morning. The launch was the last for a United Launch Alliance Delta IV medium rocket....
23:14 2019-08-22

Delta CEO Calls Boeing 737 Max Problems a 'One Off' Despite Two Deadly Crashes on Other Airlines Delta has never flown the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded worldwide in the wake of two crashes that killed 346 people in Ethiopia and Indonesia. But Delta still wants to assure people that Boeing’s problems aren’t a big deal, judging by...
14:56 2019-06-12

Flying Solo: How One Lucky Man Got Private Jet Experience On Delta Flight Having your flight rescheduled is usually a negative experience. But Vincent Peone's led to one of the most noteworthy travel moments of his life. Peone ended up being the only passenger on his Delta......
10:00 2019-08-13

Video shows Delta pilot moments before arrest for trying to fly while drunk Newly released surveillance footage shows an allegedly boozed-up Delta pilot walking away from TSA screeners after telling them he was not ready to be checked, according to a new report. Gabriel Lyle Schroeder, 37, of Rosemount, Minnesota, was cuffed...
19:28 2019-09-19

Delta Air not expecting flight cancellations as result of tech issue Delta Air Lines Inc said it was not expecting flight cancellations as a result of a technical glitch that had affected booking, check-in and boarding services....
12:28 2019-06-20

Delta Air facing technical issue with flight bookings, check-ins Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said it was addressing a technical problem that has affected travelers' ability to book, check-in and board planes, resulting in delays....
03:28 2019-06-20

Delta waives penalty for canceling Dominican Republic flights Delta Air Lines is allowing passengers flying to the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana airport to change or cancel their flights without penalty amid a recent spate of mysterious deaths and illnesses in the country. The airline announced flight changes...
19:14 2019-06-27

Man Attacked By Emotional-Support Dog On Delta Flight Sues Airline An attack on a plane by a fellow passenger's emotional-support dog left Marlin Jackson needing 28 stitches, according to a negligence lawsuit filed Friday against Delta Air Lines and the dog's owner.......
03:56 2019-05-30

Passengers panic as Delta flight plunges nearly 30,000 feet in under 8 minutes Delta flight 2353 dropped from nearly 39,000 feet to under 10,000 feet in minutes. The plane, bound for Fort Lauderdale, diverted to Tampa.       ...
06:42 2019-09-20

Thick mist inside Delta plane left passengers wondering Mist filled Delta Flight 100 while it was waiting to takeoff from Jacksonville, Florida, alarming those on board. Passengers say the flight crew gave little to no explanation as to what was going on. Delta said that since the incident was related to ...
03:00 2019-08-15

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
21:56 2019-05-29

Delta State hires Rodney Batts as new baseball head coach After five seasons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is returning to his alma mater as Delta State University's head baseball coach       ...
20:56 2019-07-05

Watch: Lone passenger on Delta flight chronicles 'private jet' experience A New York man who caught a flight from Colorado to Utah chronicled his experience on video when he turned out to be the only passenger on the plane....
01:56 2019-08-15

Delta passenger suing over alleged attack by emotional-support dog: report A Delta Air Lines passenger who was allegedly attacked by a fellow passenger’s emotional support dog in 2017 is now suing the airline after dealing with injuries to his face and upper body, according to a report....
10:28 2019-05-29

Delta flight from Atlanta to Baltimore diverts to Raleigh due to possible engine issue A Delta Air Lines flight traveling from Atlanta to Baltimore diverted its course Monday after a possible engine issue.       ...
01:00 2019-07-10

Delta passenger gets flight all to himself and shares epic video of personalized experience These days, it's rare to get your row to yourself, let alone the whole plane. But that's what happened during director Vincent Peone's Delta flight.       ...
17:42 2019-08-13

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
07:28 2019-06-21

Rocket Report: Single-core Delta IV is no more, fully automated Soyuz Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 2.12 of the Rocket Report! This week's report might as well be brought to you by United Launch Alliance—but never fear, dear readers, no one influences the re...
15:00 2019-08-23

New York-bound Delta flight fills with thick mist before takeoff Talk about a fright on a flight. Delta Air Lines passengers who traveled from Florida to New York on Sunday night were in for a slight scare when a foglike mist engulfed the cabin before takeoff. But one customer claims that the flight crew failed to...
15:28 2019-08-16

UPDATE 2-Delta invests in partner Korean Air, seeks to expand in Asia Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it has acquired a 4.3% stake in partner Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's parent company with a view to expanding across Asia....
17:56 2019-06-20

Delta CEO sees 'marginal benefit' as competitors grapple with Boeing MAX grounding Delta Air Lines Inc sees the momentum behind 6.5% quarterly revenue growth continuing throughout the year, Chief Executive Ed Bastian said, citing strong domestic demand that led the No. 2 U.S. carrier to lift its full-year profit forecast....
13:56 2019-07-11

Ruptured pipeline in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil: NNPC chief A pipeline that ruptured on Friday in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil, but has been contained, the head of state oil company NNPC said on Saturday....
08:42 2019-09-01

Delta and JetBlue waiving change fees for flights to Dominican Republic Delta and JetBlue are waiving change fees for flights to the Dominican Republic. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
21:14 2019-06-28

Travel agent scammed Delta out of $1.75M in frequent flyer miles, prosecutors say The managing partner of a small, Chicago-based travel agency is accused of scamming Delta out of nearly $2 million worth of frequent flyer miles. Gennady Podolsky, a 43-year-old dual Ukrainian and American citizen, was arraigned on wire-fraud charges...
01:42 2019-09-15

Utah-Detroit Delta flight makes emergency Wyoming landing CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Delta flight has made an emergency landing in Wyoming after instruments detected a possible fire in the plane’s cargo area. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that there were no injuries among the more than 200 passengers...
18:42 2019-06-15

Delta flight attendants say Zac Posen uniforms caused health issues Two Delta Air Lines flight attendants are taking an American clothing company to court over allegations that their Zac Posen designed uniforms are causing a slew of medical issues including rashes, headaches, fatigue and more. On May 22, plaintiffs G...
21:42 2019-05-24

Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico A Delta Air Lines pilot and crew arrested a passenger on board a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after the man shouted "I am God" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rican police and...
19:14 2019-07-03

Delta's test of free in-flight Wi-Fi may shame other airlines into offering service Now Delta Air Lines is taking its first steps towards offering free Wi-Fi as well. The Atlanta-based carrier started a two-week pilot test on May 13 that includes free Wi-Fi on around 55 domestic short-, medium- and long-haul flight segments a day....
14:32 2019-05-21

U.S. to give tentative approval for expanded Delta, Air France, Virgin JV -source U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is set to grant tentative approval on Friday for an expanded transatlantic joint venture including Delta Air Lines Inc, Air France KLM SA and Virgin Atlantic , a source briefed on the matter said....
21:14 2019-08-02

In Egypt's Nile Delta, fishermen's families hope for a bigger catch In Egypt's Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day's fishing....
21:56 2019-05-23

Two Delta Air Lines planes clip wings at Boston Logan International Airport Two Delta Air Lines planes touched wings at Boston Logan International Airport as a flight was arriving to its gate Friday night.       ...
23:00 2019-07-21

Delta pilot suspected of drinking, kicked off plane and arrested at Minneapolis airport A Delta pilot was arrested Tuesday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Tuesday after being caught with alcohol and suspected of impairment.       ...
18:28 2019-07-31

Video Captures Delta Air Lines MD-88 Engine Failing Mid-Flight Before Emergency Landing There are many things that one never wants to see out a plane window, and this is definitely one of them. In a video posted to Twitter by user Logan Webb, one of Delta Flight 1425's engines can be seen with what appears to be its spinner complete...
08:42 2019-07-10

Delta flight diverted to Wyoming airport when cargo hold temperature rises A Delta flight from Salt Lake City to Detroit made an emergency landing at a Wyoming airport when pilot deployed fire extinguishing measures in the cargo hold....
00:56 2019-06-16

Scary video shows Delta plane engine malfunction before emergency landing In a terrifying incident on Monday, a Delta airplane was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its engines malfunctioned mid-flight. The crew was able to safely land the plane with its 148 passengers, all of whom made it home without a scr...
19:28 2019-07-10

Delta flight attendants claim uniforms causing headaches and rashes in lawsuit Delta's "Passport Plum" uniforms were made by Lands' End, which is named in the lawsuit, and issued to 64,000 employees in May 2018.        ...
02:14 2019-05-25

Rocket Report: Catching a falling fairing, Delta IV Heavy may stop in 2024 Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.10 of the Rocket Report! We are stuffed with news this week, running over 2,000 words with lots of things coming out ...
13:28 2019-08-09

Delta saves 41 stranded students with a private flight after American Airlines cancels trip A group of fifth graders from Oklahoma arrived at their Washington, D.C., field trip in style, touching down in the nation’s capital on a private Delta Air Lines flight after their American Airlines trip was canceled at the last minute. On June 2, 41...
01:28 2019-06-12

Most people don't realize this Delta credit card comes with an annual companion plane ticket — it can be an incredible value if you use it right Delta When you have the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, you'll earn a free companion pass each year when you renew the card. The companion pass or certificate is basically a buy-one-get-one coupon for domestic main-ca...
23:56 2019-08-02

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
11:56 2019-06-21

One family almost lost $300 on a fake Delta site. Here's how to avoid this summer travel scam Consumers may lose money as phony travel agents, fake airline sites and others try to trick you when booking a free trip.       ...
03:28 2019-08-06

Delta flight's 8-hour delay frays passengers' nerves; police called to break up fight Port Authority police officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City reportedly had to intervene after a fight broke out on a Delta flight that was delayed around eight hours Thursday....
13:00 2019-08-17

Delta Air Lines flight makes emergency landing due to possible fire in plane’s cargo area A Delta flight has made an emergency landing in Wyoming after instruments detected a possible fire in the plane’s cargo area.       ...
01:28 2019-06-16

Videos show chaos on Delta flight delayed for 7 hours, where police were called after fights broke out between passengers Twitter/GlennaWPLG Videos show bedlam on a Delta Airlines flight after it was delayed seven hours and police were called to break up fights. Delta Flight 2385 was due to leave New York's John F Kennedy Airport at 3:52 p.m. ET on Thursday, but severe...
15:00 2019-08-16

Delta Air Lines is delivering retiring Georgia mailman Floyd Martin on a free dream trip to Hawaii For 35 years, Floyd Martin delivered mail to 500 customers along his route in Marietta, Georgia. Now, Delta Air Lines is delivering for "Mr. Floyd."        ...
14:56 2019-05-28

Meet Delta Rae, the indie band unexpectedly launched to fame by the Taylor Swift-Scooter Braun feud Right after Swift skewered Big Machine Label Group, her former home, Delta Rae announced they were also leaving the label — and "Swifties" rushed in with support....
17:56 2019-07-03

Hurricane Humberto travel: Delta, American offer waivers; Carnival Cruise Line updates itineraries As is typical with major weather events, airlines and at least one cruise line are making adjustments for Hurricane Humberto.       ...
18:42 2019-09-17

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or offices....
23:42 2019-08-27

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
01:42 2019-05-23

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
03:28 2019-09-18

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
23:28 2019-08-20

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
00:14 2019-06-15

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million...
12:14 2019-05-22

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
23:28 2019-07-15

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The pe...
21:56 2019-09-13

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
00:14 2019-09-07

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
23:28 2019-08-16

Rained Out by Hurricane Barry, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Turns Canceled Convention Day Into Major Food Donation As Hurricane Barry barreled through the Gulf Coast this weekend, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scrambled to wrap up its biennial convention in New Orleans early....
19:42 2019-07-16

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
11:56 2019-07-16

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
05:14 2019-08-06

Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rican police and the ai...
23:01 2019-07-03

Unruly passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight to Paris A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat and then threw up during a Delta flight to Paris.        ...
16:42 2019-06-15

UPDATE 2-Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rican police and the ai...
23:01 2019-07-03

Indiana man arrested for hitting Delta flight attendant on Paris flight, causing diversion A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat during a flight from Indianapolis International Airport to Paris.       ...
00:28 2019-06-15

Up to 50,000 bonus miles and $500 credit with Delta's new credit card offers If you're a fan of using credit cards to make the most out of your big ticket tech purchases (or any other shopping, for that matter) then the latest offers from Delta are well worth your attention.The air line is going big on bonuses on its lat...
19:42 2019-08-02

Hurricane Dorian: Delta capping flight prices, American offering reduced fares from Florida as hurricane nears As Hurricane Dorian hurtles toward the United States, travelers may be trying to evacuate – but are airlines "fare gouging" with high flight prices?       ...
00:42 2019-08-31

'Angels exist': Gayle King, Holland Taylor thank Delta employees for finding lost items "CBS This Morning" anchor Gayle King and "Two and a Half Men" star Holland Taylor are thanking Delta employees for tracking down their lost items.       ...
16:42 2019-06-28

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and ...
12:14 2019-05-22

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent hig...
19:42 2019-05-22

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September...
19:42 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and fu...
12:14 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange ...
23:01 2019-05-22

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume be...
19:42 2019-05-22

Broncos vs. Bears: Chicago will struggle again BRONCOS (+2½) over Bears: Customers were pounding Da Bears in Super Bowl futures as if Vegas was about to run out of ticket paper. Chicago’s defense is worthy — but offensive brain trust isn’t, and Mitchell Trubisky has about a year to prove out. The...
19:28 2019-09-15

Chicago-area man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case. Federal prosecutors in Chicago said Monday that 32-year-old Deronarte Norwood of North Chicago sent a 15-year-old girl to have s...
14:42 2019-06-04

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
00:00 2019-06-04

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
19:00 2019-06-12

Deadliest weekend for Chicago in 2019 Over the weekend 52 people in the city were shot, eight of them fatally, and two people were stabbed to death.        ...
06:28 2019-06-04

Fiberglass cows returning to Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A herd of fiberglass cows is returning to Chicago to mark the 20-year-anniversary of a popular display of brightly painted faux bovines that inspired other cities to line their streets with their own statues of everything from lobsters...
22:28 2019-06-29

Uber Freight HQ opens in Chicago Uber today announced the opening of its Chicago-based Uber Freight HQ, which it says will be one of the engineering hubs for its transport business.Read More...
03:56 2019-09-10

Chicago West Just Proved She's Braver Than All of Us Introducing Chicago West, budding snake charmer. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's 1-year-old daughter doesn't have tons of world experience just yet, but she already proved......
19:28 2019-08-21

Nonprofit to help Chicago clear pot convictions Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx says clearing tens of thousands of convictions for marijuana possession is a critical part of righting the wrongs on the war on drugs. (Aug. 27)        ...
00:28 2019-08-28

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
03:56 2019-06-09

Chicago will use an algorithm to clear pot convictions California is no longer the only state using an algorithm to reverse marijuana convictions. Illinois' Cook County will now use the Code for America technology, Clear My Record, to automatically dismiss tens of thousands of eligible cannabis conv...
02:42 2019-08-29

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Star witness against ‘El Chapo’ to be sentenced in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A star government witness at the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is being sentenced in Chicago, where prosecutors are seeking extraordinary leniency for the former cartel lieutenant-turned-U.S....
06:42 2019-05-30

Chicago releases Smollett incident 911 calls The city of Chicago released two 911 calls made after "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. An unidentified man made both calls. He said he worked for "an artist" who he didn't want to name. (Ju...
13:56 2019-06-06

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Jose Quintana and Chicago Eight champions were crowned in the National Spelling Bee when the judges ran out of words and ESPN ran out of time. “Krzyzewski,” used in a sentence, would have broken the tie. … Rumors swirling that Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade, who b...
00:00 2019-06-02

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
15:01 2019-05-24

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious against him. Cook County prosecutors charged the Gramm...
22:42 2019-05-30

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Chicago Bears Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
21:42 2019-08-22

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving a woman who was underage when the alleged abuse occurred, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison...
06:42 2019-05-31

Chicago spent more than $30K to capture ‘Chance the Snapper’ The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle the alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper, who was found living in a park lagoon this summer, cost more than $33,600....
10:28 2019-08-02

Chicago, make a commitment to Always Be My Maybe early and for free Sure, technically you could wait two days and see the Ali Wong/Randall Park rom-com Always Be My Maybe at home on your couch on Netflix. But we’re giving away passes to an advance VIP screening of the film on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 PM at the Davis...
23:56 2019-05-22

Chicago, check out the new documentary When I Last Saw Jesse for free We like to give away tickets to preview screenings of Hollywood films here at The A.V. Club; it’s a good way to keep our readers in the loop, and this writer used to enter/go to them regularly before she started writing for The A.V. Club, so it feels...
00:14 2019-09-07

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)        ...
23:28 2019-07-05

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
19:28 2019-07-07

Pregnant woman, 3 others wounded in Chicago shooting CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a 22-year-old pregnant woman is in critical condition after she and three other people were shot and wounded at an apartment complex on the city’s South Side. Shots were fired just after 3 a.m. Friday inside an...
16:42 2019-06-21

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
09:56 2019-08-01

Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois. (July 16)        ...
21:14 2019-07-16

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured 5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoonReptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zooThe alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he ...
21:56 2019-07-16

Chicago takes in animals displaced by hurricane As Hurricane Dorian approaches the East Coast, dozens of animals evacuated from South Carolina have arrived at the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society. (Sept. 5)        ...
04:14 2019-09-06

Three stabbed in scuffle at 4th of July celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago on Thursday and more than a dozen more were injured as many of the crowd fled the scene, police and media reports said early Friday....
13:56 2019-07-05

Crash spills cocoa on highway near Chicago A crash involving two semi-trucks scattered cocoa powder and batteries on a freeway in northwestern Indiana and caused a massive traffic jam. (June 14)        ...
23:28 2019-06-14

Second man charged in fatal Chicago nightclub shooting CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old security guard outside a River North neighborhood nightclub. Jon Poole was charged in a warrant with first-degree murder and expected to attend a bo...
23:42 2019-06-21

Chicago police confirm alligator in lagoon Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4- to 5-foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks. (July 10)        ...
23:42 2019-07-10

Starbucks will open its biggest store ever in Chicago The biggest Starbucks in the world is slated to open in November in Chicago — a four-story, 43,000-square-foot caffeine mecca that will employ 200 people. The Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago, a mega store that was first announced more than two yea...
21:00 2019-09-06

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trad...
19:42 2019-05-22

White Sox vs. Tigers: Ivan Nova will be super for Chicago A new Quinnipiac poll shows Joe Biden still in charge, with 32 percent of Democrats supporting him. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are running 2-3-4 behind Fossil Fuel Joe. Bill de Blasio, running last, at 1 percent, will be on Se...
22:42 2019-08-07

Chicago will test Samsung's DeX in-vehicle solution in cop cars Samsung created an in-vehicle version of its DeX platform in hopes that it can replace the computers cops and first responders have to carry around. Now, the Chicago Police Department has announced that it's taking the system for a spin to see i...
14:28 2019-08-22

Chicago Bears waive kicker Chris Blewitt LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have waived Chris Blewitt, leaving them with two kickers as they try to replace Cody Parkey. Blewitt left Pittsburgh as the school’s career scoring leader with 363 points after making 55 of 79 field go...
20:00 2019-06-12

Chicago is preparing for a Gold Cup final that’ll feature USA vs. Mexico NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half, and the United States beat Jamaica 3-1 on Wednesday night for a berth against Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Weston McKennie also scored for the Americans, who f...
08:28 2019-07-04

Chicago Has Its Worst Weekend of Gun Violence in 2019 as 7 Are Killed Another 52 people were wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago from Friday evening to Sunday, as much of the nation’s attention was focused on shootings in Ohio and Texas....
15:28 2019-08-06

Chicago's democratic socialists promise change as they take office Democratic socialists now make up more than 10% of Chicago’s city council, potentially wielding considerable influenceOn a recent sunny evening, residents of Chicago’s 33rd ward packed a small office on the city’s north-west side to meet their new al...
14:01 2019-06-29

Chicago-area man charged in stabbing death of mother, 93 BARTLETT, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his 93-year-old mother. The DuPage County State’s Attorney’s office says 64-year-old Edward Mitzelfeld of Bartlett was ordered...
22:28 2019-05-31

Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
23:14 2019-05-21

Chicago police investigating ‘unauthorized’ video release CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating after video was posted online showing the shooting death of a woman who was shielding her toddler from gunfire. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi released a statement Sunday night calling the videoR...
06:28 2019-06-03

Iconic Chicago ‘Bean’ sculpture vandalized, 7 arrested Seven people were busted for allegedly vandalizing Chicago’s iconic “The Bean” sculpture and a wall honoring cancer survivors, police said. The vandalism was reported shortly before midnight Monday when spray paint was discovered on...
21:00 2019-07-02

Man claims Chicago cop framed him for murder at 15. Lawyers say they can prove it Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara framed 15-year-old Demetrius Johnson for murder, lawyers with The Exoneration Project say in a new petition.        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member. Attorneys gave opening statements Tuesday in Ernesto Godinez’s...
01:28 2019-06-12

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
22:00 2019-06-27

Loyola-Chicago's Sister Jean turns 100 Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, Loyola-Chicago's biggest fan, celebrated an incredible milestone as she turned 100 years old on Wednesday.       ...
02:28 2019-08-22

Chicago, stay up with Late Night early and for free Amazon Studios is preparing to launch Late Night, a new fantasy starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling set in a faraway world where not only a woman hosts her own network late-night series, but hires another woman with no connections or experience t...
22:28 2019-05-29

Another violent Chicago weekend leaves 5 dead, nearly 50 injured Five people have been killed by gunfire and nearly 50 have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting incidents in Chicago, Ill. over the weekend, police said....
13:14 2019-08-13

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta Golf notes: Tiger shows up at Medinah feeling better, Rory reliving moments at Medinah that go beyond golf        ...
06:42 2019-08-14

2nd person dies after suburban Chicago hostage situation JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a second person has died following a shootout when police responded to a hostage situation at a burning home in suburban Chicago. The (Joliet) Herald-News reports that the woman died after suffering...
22:01 2019-05-28

Cubs vs. Pirates: Jon Lester will help Chicago snap skid Michael Kay, out since early July because of vocal cord surgery, is scheduled to return to the Yankees’ play-by-play booth Saturday. In order to hasten the healing, Kay was unable to speak until this past Tuesday. Unable to fathom such a feat, Mike F...
17:42 2019-08-17

Chicago, let Yesterday make all your troubles seem so far away early and for free It sounds like the premise of a Black Mirror episode: A guy named Jack (Himesh Patel) wakes up one morning and realizes that, somehow, he’s the only person on Earth who can remember who the Beatles were, or any of their hit songs. He then does what a...
22:56 2019-06-20

R. Kelly a no-show in Chicago court after 'refusing transport' Singer R. Kelly, who faces charges of sex trafficking in New York and Illinois, was a no-show in Chicago court Thursday after prosecutors said he "refused transport" from jail....
13:00 2019-08-16

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
03:01 2019-06-15

The Murder Capital for Black Folks? Hint: It’s Not Chicago It may come as a surprise to many that the most murderous place for black folks in the U.S. isn’t the big urban centers of New York, Los Angeles, or even oft-maligned Chicago....
07:14 2019-08-13

Chicago mom fatally shot while shielding baby from gunfire A young Chicago mom was fatally shot while shielding her 1-year-old daughter from gunfire outside her home, police said. Brittany Hill, 24, had just gotten out of a car and was holding her girl when someone opened fire from a silver Chevrolet Impala ...
00:14 2019-05-30

Real Salt Lake, Chicago Fire play to 1-1 tie BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty kick in the 33rd minute to help Real Salt Lake tie the Chicago Fire 1-1 on Saturday night. The free kick was set up when Mohammed Adams was called for a hand ball in the penalty area. Rusnak h...
06:00 2019-06-23

Floor coating replaced at Chicago skyscraper attraction CHICAGO (AP) — A popular attraction at Chicago’s tallest building was closed temporarily after minor cracking was found in the protective coating of its glass floor. The cracks were in the coating of glass enclosures at Willis Tower that are kn...
17:28 2019-06-13

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed b...
04:28 2019-06-22

Man held in woman’s shooting death at Chicago Walgreens CHICAGO (AP) — A man charged in the fatal shooting of a 46-year-old woman inside a Chicago Walgreens has been ordered held without bond. WLS-TV reports that Louis Hicks appeared Friday in court on a murder charge. The 33-year-old Hicks also is charge...
23:42 2019-06-21

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
13:14 2019-05-30

Man busted for threatening ‘slaughter’ at Chicago abortion clinic A Chicago man was arrested for threatening to carry out a “slaughter” at an abortion clinic in the city, authorities said. Farhan Sheikh, 19, allegedly wrote on the social media network iFunny last Friday that he would “slaughter an...
17:00 2019-08-20

Chicago, swing in to Spider-Man: Far From Home early and for free Hope you’re caught up on your Avengers movies, because Spider-Man: Far From Home, the latest in the ongoing adventures of everyone’s favorite radioactive teenage nerd, picks up where Avengers: Endgame left off. In the film, Peter Parker (Tom Holland)...
19:42 2019-06-21

Royals’ Sparkman ejected after beaning Chicago’s Anderson CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City Royals starter Glenn Sparkman has been ejected for hitting Chicago’s Tim Anderson in the helmet with a pitch. Sparkman struck Anderson in the bill of his helmet in the second inning Wednesday night with nobody out, a ...
04:01 2019-05-30

Police: 3 passengers shot on Chicago city bus after argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an argument aboard a Chicago city bus led to a shooting that injured three passengers, two of them teenagers. Authorities say a 35-year-old man pulled out a handgun and fired several shots after a quarrel escalated between h...
08:00 2019-06-18

Flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turns back twice EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turned back twice, apparently because of the same faulty mechanical-problem warning. Flight 3880 took off from El Paso International Airport two times Monday for Chicag...
06:28 2019-06-04

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Chicago in NL Central grudge match The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is Sunday, and history will be made. For the first time the Mayor of New York City will not be there. Bill de Blasio, his campaign on fire, will be in Iowa instead. In addition to the state’s Democratic convent...
22:42 2019-06-09

Alligator on the loose: Chicago searches for roaming reptile Authorities, aided by a volunteer named Alligator Bob, are trying to trap the animal spotted swimming in a city lagoonAll eyes in Chicago on Wednesday were on a man named Alligator Bob, who was paddling around a lagoon in the city searching for – wel...
02:28 2019-07-11

Chicago mayor clashes with Cruz over gun violence: ‘Keep our name out of your mouth’ Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot clashed with Sen. Ted Cruz over the latest burst of gun violence in the city, claiming Monday that Chicago’s decades-long crime problem is actually the fault of Republican-run states like Indiana – because they don’t have...
20:56 2019-09-03

Chicago, a little bird told us that you can see The Goldfinch early and for free The primary challenge in bringing The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt’s “800-page behemoth” of a novel, to the big screen is one of adaptation. As we noted in a 2014 Newswire announcing the project:...
23:56 2019-09-03

Nationals vs. White Sox: Anibal Sanchez will shut down Chicago Belmont Stakes draw was held at Citi Field. Bodexpress, who threw jockey John Velazquez after leaving the gate in the Preakness, will be ridden by Yoenis Cespedes. … Campaign update: Mayor de Blasio seen bugging people in South Carolina, the Pa...
15:56 2019-06-05

How a Chicago librarian took down Jeopardy star James Holzhauer Emma Boettcher had never heard of Holzhauer or his $2.46m winning streak before facing him on stageEmma Boettcher had never even heard of Jeopardy phenomenon James Holzhauer before she beat him on Monday night’s episode of the celebrated US quiz show...
00:28 2019-06-05

Lear stays put to supply Ford plant in Chicago Lear has made Ford seats in Hammond, Ind., for a quarter of a century. Other nearby locations tried to lure the supplier's newest plant investment, but Lear stayed put....
07:56 2019-06-08

Chicago alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ has finally been caught Chance the Snapper has finally been snagged. The wayward alligator that became a celebrity in Chicago after being spotted in one of the city’s busiest parks was finally caught Tuesday morning, police told the Chicago Sun-Times. It was not immed...
18:14 2019-07-16

Don't be a candy-ass, Chicago—see Hobbs & Shaw early and for free Hey Chicago, wanna go for a ride with two extremely jacked, quippy bald men? There will be automatic weaponry! And flamethrowers! And skydiving! And haka dancing! Helen Mirren will be there! So will Idris Elba! And, most importantly, a whole bunch of...
20:14 2019-07-23

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
02:42 2019-07-17

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching...
18:56 2019-05-22

We're pleased to introduce Chicago's very own alligator, "Chance The Snapper" There is, we’re duty bound to tell you, a goddamned alligator in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon. It’s swimming around, peeking its creepy prehistoric eyes out of the water, and, by doing nothing more than being an alligator in Chicago, quickly establ...
20:14 2019-07-11

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion. Edward M. Burke is a 50-year veteran of the City Council, making ...
04:14 2019-05-31

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your san...
08:42 2019-07-18

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by T...
05:56 2019-06-06

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
21:42 2019-06-03

3 stabbed, 16 injured during fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier Three people were stabbed and at least 16 others were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following Fourth of July fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier, police said....
10:28 2019-07-05

Rhinoceros at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo gives birth to calf CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and a...
16:28 2019-05-21

Three stabbed in fight at July Fourth celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago and more than a dozen were injured as many of the crowd fled, police and media reports said on Friday....
17:00 2019-07-05

R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
22:14 2019-07-14

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
23:56 2019-06-05

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.       ...
14:14 2019-07-20

Car2Go theft in Chicago is a lesson for car-sharing business Car2Go's car-sharing fiasco with Mercedes thefts in Chicago accentuates the ugly truth of connectivity and digitalization: Anyone who uses a computer or smartphone device that's connected to the Internet is susceptible to the threats that cybercrimin...
00:42 2019-07-12

Chicago Bears unveil statues of football icons The NFL's Chicago Bears have unveiled statues of two of their icons, Hall of Famers George Halas and Walter Payton, outside their stadium days before the team kicks off the league's 100th season. (Sept. 3)      ...
00:56 2019-09-04

Two moms were working to end gun violence in Chicago. Then they were fatally shot Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire, two women who were active in the anti-gun violence movement in Chicago, were shot to death over the weekend.        ...
19:00 2019-07-31

Got a question or gripe about your Delta flight? Soon, you'll be able to 'text' for help The airline is testing an option for travelers to reach out via text message with flight questions or concerns.       ...
19:42 2019-06-27

‘Wombraider’ baby dies weeks after being cut from murdered Chicago woman A baby cut from the womb of a murdered Chicago teen died Friday morning after spending weeks on life support in a long-shot bid to save his life, a family spokesperson says....
17:14 2019-06-14

Man arrested after gunfire at Chicago hospital for military veterans, cops say A suspect is in custody after shots were fired outside a 200-bed hospital on Chicago’s West Side that provides care to about 62,000 military veterans, authorities said....
13:14 2019-08-13

Family: Baby cut from slain Chicago woman’s womb has died CHICAGO (AP) — Spokeswomen for the family of a slain Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb with a butcher knife says the infant boy has died. Family spokeswoman Cecilia Garcia confirmed a family statement posted on Facebook that 19-year-old ...
14:56 2019-06-14

Chicago Cubs unsure whether Ben Zobrist will return this season: 'Obviously, we miss him' The Chicago Cubs are bracing for the possibility that utilityman Ben Zobrist may not play the rest of the season amid a divorce from his wife Julianna Zobrist....
02:14 2019-05-30

Chicago park shut down for search of alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ He’s a ‘gator on the lam. Chicago officials hoping to catch a wayward alligator dubbed “Chance the Snapper” have shut down a lagoon and neighboring roads after a fruitless week-long search for the croc. Animal control have bee...
01:56 2019-07-16

Baby ripped from womb of murdered Chicago woman has died The baby of a murdered Chicago woman whose child was cut from her womb has died, a family spokesperson announced Friday morning. Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was strangled to death in April after arranging to get baby clothes from a woman she met on Faceb...
20:56 2019-06-14

A Chicago mother was killed and her baby cut from her womb. Now her infant boy has died Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, who had been on life support since being brought to the hospital on 23 April, died from a severe brain injury An infant boy who was cut from a Chicago woman’s womb with a butcher knife died Friday at a hospital where he had been...
06:56 2019-06-15

Chicago panel clears 2 white police in black man’s death CHICAGO (AP) — A review board has cleared two white Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of an African American man that led to racially charged demonstrations. Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability said in a statement Tue...
22:00 2019-06-19

Chicago suffers bloody weekend as gun violence leaves seven dead Mass shootings command widespread media coverage, but lost in the national conversations about guns are everyday killings As deadly mass shootings devastated communities in Texas and Ohio and reignited calls for lawmakers to act on gun reform, Chicag...
10:28 2019-08-06

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a White Sox fan’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Georgi...
22:28 2019-06-14

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported....
03:00 2019-06-21

Ivanka Trump’s tweets about Chicago violence include errors CHICAGO (AP) — Ivanka Trump is weighing in on last weekend’s violence in Chicago with two tweets that include some factual mistakes. In one of two Tuesday tweets, President Donald Trump’s daughter writes that as the country grieves about ...
09:14 2019-08-07

Chicago White Sox prospect's autographed baseball card sells for more than $50G Chicago White Sox prospect Luis Robert has yet to play a single game in the major leagues but a signed baseball card of his recently garnered thousands of dollars at an auction....
02:56 2019-08-14

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capita...
21:28 2019-06-14

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member. Ernesto Godinez was convicted Monday of the May 2018 shooting of...
02:28 2019-06-18

Chicago's favorite alligator, Chance The Snapper, is alive, well, and so very small Chance The Snapper, Chicago’s favorite carnivorous reptile, has been found. After spending about a week swimming around the Humboldt Park Lagoon, evading all efforts to catch him, the alligator’s Ferris Buellerian time off from the daily grind was br...
17:42 2019-07-16

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisvil...
04:56 2019-06-01

White Sox Include Emmett Till On List Of Celebrities From Chicago During a break in action at the White Sox-Twins game on Saturday, a graphic appeared on the park’s big screen with the intention of informing the crowd of some famous individuals that were born in Chicago. It included people like Wheel of Fortune hos...
20:28 2019-06-30

Chicago spent almost $34G to catch alligator living in city park The alligator that became a national media sensation after it was spotted in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon proved to be an expensive pest for the city....
22:28 2019-08-01

Crews search Chicago lagoon after possible alligator sighting reported CHICAGO (WMAQ) – Crews were seen searching a Chicago lagoon Tuesday after police said they received reports of a possible alligator in the water. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi wrote in a tweet Tuesday evening that the Chicago Polic...
02:14 2019-07-10

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A da...
21:28 2019-06-01

An artist’s journey from a Chicago steam room to a Brooklyn studio At 23, Rashid Johnson was getting inspiration in a steam room with Jesse Jackson. Now, at 42, he’s a vital voice on black cultural identity in his own space....
19:14 2019-07-03

Bond set for off-duty Chicago officer charged in fatal crash CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old Chicago police officer has been charged with reckless homicide and other crimes after authorities say he crashed his personal car into a restaurant while off duty. Investigators say Terrance Finley’s car jumped a cu...
23:42 2019-06-11

Ford to upgrade Chicago plant for SUVs, hire 450 workers Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for police use, creating 450 jobs....
00:56 2019-07-23

59 people shot across Chicago this past weekend, 7 fatally: cops Fifty-nine people got shot across the city of Chicago this past weekend — seven fatally, according to police officials. That’s more than the Dayton and El Paso shootings, respectively. “It’s got to stop,” said Keith Flowers, f...
12:14 2019-08-06

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
20:14 2019-07-04

Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 7 dead, dozens injured CHICAGO (AP) — A surge of weekend violence in Chicago that left seven people dead and more than 40 injured prompted the police department to dispatch dozens more officers to the street and forced one overwhelmed hospital emergency room to stop accept...
04:14 2019-08-06

2 Moms Who Fought Gun Violence in Chicago Killed in Drive-By Shooting: 'Who's Next?' Andrea Stoudemire and Chantell Grant dedicated their lives to combating the rampant gun violence tearing apart their neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, only to meet their untimely demise courtesy of stray bullets....
06:28 2019-08-01

Chicago police confirm an alligator is living in a city park An alligator swimming in the water at Humboldt Park Lagoon. Photo courtesy of Ren’s View Photography. CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have confirmed the social media buzz: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most...
10:42 2019-07-10

Chicago still faces segregation 100 years after ‘Red Summer’ race riots The terror of the 'Red Summer' race riots 100 years ago still reverberates in a city that continues to grapple with segregation, housing discrimination and deep tension between residents and police....
21:14 2019-07-24

Chicago thieves steal mannequins wearing designer clothes Three thieves smashed the display window of a high-end Chicago department store early Wednesday and made off with three mannequins wearing designer clothes, authorities said....
02:28 2019-07-25

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wou...
04:56 2019-07-15

Special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett case in Chicago A Chicago judge on Friday ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett's discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate crime, setting up the possibility he could be criminally charged a second time, a police spok...
20:14 2019-06-21

Weekend of violence in Chicago leaves 2 dead, dozens injured Dozens of people have been injured and two have been killed in Chicago, Ill. in 33 separate incidents over the weekend where shots were fired, according to police....
08:42 2019-08-12

Family: Chicago woman's death due to lack of police training An 84-year-old woman's death in a traffic collision involving two Chicago police vehicles last month was a direct result of both a lack of officer training and "recklessly" speeding along city streets, relatives of the woman said Tuesday....
23:00 2019-06-11

R. Kelly arrested on federal sex-trafficking charges in Chicago, report says R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on federal sex crime charges in Chicago and is expected to be brought to New York, a report said....
05:56 2019-07-12

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximu...
01:56 2019-05-31

Lululemon just opened a sprawling, 20,000-square-foot store in Chicago — here's what it looks like Lululemon on Thursday morning is opening its biggest store ever, in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. You can do a lot more than just shop there....
17:42 2019-07-11

Chicago Releases Jussie Smollett 911 Tapes: ‘They Put a Noose Around His Neck’ On Wednesday night, the City of Chicago released two 911 calls from the night Jussie Smollett was allegedly attacked. The calls, which came from a person claiming to be employed by Smollett, claimed that the former Empire actor was “jumped” by some g...
18:01 2019-06-06

Chicago experiences most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shot, 10 killed Ten people were killed last weekend in what Chicago's police chief called a "despicable level of violence."        ...
06:28 2019-06-04

Horrifying mix-up sees wrong man taken off life support at Chicago hospital A Chicago hospital and police misidentified a badly beaten and unconscious patient -- then let a family who mistakenly thought he was their relative take him off life support, a new lawsuit charges....
07:42 2019-07-05

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
18:56 2019-05-21

Chicago Architecture biennial reveals the city’s true foundations Inspired by its black mayor and a curator from the UK, Chicago is reviving the social narratives that shaped the cityCrown Hall, at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, is an icon of modern architecture. Designed by Mies van der Rohe and ...
19:28 2019-09-14

Cubs vs. Giants: Playing at Wrigley makes Chicago the play Enough! Jill Biden wants Democrats to stand behind the best man for the job. “This is about winning back the Oval Office. Maybe you have to swallow a little bit and say ‘OK, I personally like so and so better.’ But your bottom line has to be that we ...
16:56 2019-08-22

An April Trial Date Has Been Set in R. Kelly’s Federal Case in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A judge Wednesday set an April 27 trial date in R. Kelly’s federal case in Chicago that accuses the R&B star of child pornography and obstruction of justice. But Judge Harry Leinenweber left open the possibility of changing...
14:56 2019-09-05

Woman dies, 10 officers hurt when vehicles crash in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — An 84-year-old woman has died after being injured in a Chicago crash that involved multiple vehicles and also hurt 10 police officers. The Chicago Tribune reports that two Chicago police vehicles were in a crash with several other vehi...
04:56 2019-05-27

True Thompson Trying to Hug Chicago West Is the Cutest Photo You'll See Today No matter how old--or young--you are, girl time is the best time. As the long Memorial Day weekend kicked off Friday afternoon, Kim Kardashian headed to Instagram and shared some adorable......
02:56 2019-05-25

Walls topple and kill child at Chicago-area mall Police say a 2-year-old girl died after two temporary steel walls toppled onto her as she played at a suburban Chicago mall. (Aug. 28)        ...
04:14 2019-08-29

Opinion: Poor performance in opener might be one-off for Chicago Bears. What if it's not? With expectations high for the Chicago Bears offense, it can only manage a field goal in season-opening loss against the rival Green Bay Packers.       ...
09:28 2019-09-06

United Airlines suspends service between Chicago and Hong Kong United Airlines is suspending daily service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Hong Kong starting next month, the company confirmed to CNN Saturday....
14:56 2019-08-25

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
18:01 2019-05-21

Horse joins owner on flight from Chicago as service animal Flirty the mini horse takes American Airlines flightPassengers surprised to see quadruped at check-inPigs, turkeys, monkeys and ducks have all made their way into the skies to accompany their human companions. Others have been denied access to flight...
20:56 2019-09-03

SUV barrels through shopping mall in Chicago suburb, driver arrested An SUV barreled through a suburban Chicago mall Friday afternoon, sending frightened shoppers scurrying and running over a kiosk before crashing into a clothing store....
00:00 2019-09-21

Good-hearted, foul-mouthed Chicago guy rescues a coyote pup While this summer has created a strong, unlikely connection between the city of Chicago and a surprisingly adorable, lagoon-dwelling alligator, the final weeks of the season have added a new animal—and the human who filmed it—to the mix. While the ma...
21:28 2019-08-16

| Chicago Catholic Church paid $80m to sex abuse victims: lawyers A victim of clergy abuse has urged other survivors to come forward as lawyers revealed that the Catholic Church in Chicago had paid out more than $80 million in sexual assault cases....
04:28 2019-09-18

‘The Devil Wears Prada’ musical sets Chicago premiere Gird your loins, Chicago — Miranda Priestly is heading your way. A highly-anticipated musical based on Lauren Weisberger’s bestselling 2003 novel “The Devil Wears Prada” — and the subsequent 2006 hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Anne H...
22:00 2019-09-17

Delta customer 'cried for days' after 'priceless family heirlooms' were destroyed in transit A Delta passenger is criticizing the airline for not compensating her enough for damaging "highly treasured" family heirlooms stored in her luggage.       ...
23:56 2019-06-11

Sensex Off Day's Low, But Still Down 500 Points: 10 Things To Know The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes came off day's low levels but continue to trade over 1 per cent lower mirroring weakness in other Asian markets. Asian shares slid to 6-1/2-month lows on......
16:42 2019-08-05

Ex-divs to take 0.8 points off FTSE 100 on Aug 29 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to p...
19:14 2019-08-26

Ex-divs to take 5.7 points off FTSE 100 on Aug. 22 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to...
13:56 2019-08-19

Trump: Dow could be 10,000 points higher if not for the Fed President Trump again wagged his finger at the Federal Reserve Sunday, telling reporters that the Dow could be “5,000 to 10,000 points higher” if those at the central bank knew what they were doing. “If the Fed knew what it was doing, they would lowe...
09:42 2019-07-08

Ex-divs to take 5.38 points off FTSE 100 on May 30 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to p...
12:28 2019-05-27

Ex-divs to take 0.145 points off FTSE 100 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to p...
10:28 2019-07-08

Chicago police offering $10,000 reward for information on suspect who shot officer Chicago police provided the public with an update on the search for a shooter who critically wounded an officer early Wednesday morning. They're offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction....
18:56 2019-06-27

R. Kelly appears in court in Chicago on sex-crimes charges, supporters get emotional outside Accused sex offender and R&B singer R. Kelly appeared in federal court in Chicago Wednesday for a status hearing.        ...
20:14 2019-09-04

'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti, 7 arrested Seven people were arrested after an iconic Chicago tourist destination was defaced with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree early Tuesday, according to police....
01:00 2019-07-03

An Alligator Captivates Chicago from Deep Inside a West Side Lagoon Chicago is hardly alligator country, which makes the spotting of a four-feet-long creature in a city park all the more fascinating to residents. “Chance the Snapper,” they named him....
04:00 2019-07-12

Gazebo where Ohio officer killed Tamir Rice moves to Chicago CLEVELAND (AP) — The gazebo where black 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a white policeman in Cleveland is being rebuilt in Chicago as a temporary memorial and meeting spot. Crews dismantled the gazebo in 2016, nearly two years after Tamir&...
19:56 2019-06-22

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago, reportedly on federal sex-crime charges Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who already faces state sexual assault charges, has been arrested in Chicago on federal charges after having been indicted there and in Brooklyn, New York, a law enforcement source said on Friday....
15:14 2019-07-12

Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save lives. To be able to accomplish that, the university had to share patient data with G...
18:56 2019-06-27

'It's totally unfair': Chicago, where the rich live 30 years longer than the poor In rich white Streeterville, Chicagoans can expect to live to 90. In poor black Englewood, it’s just 60 – the most divergent of any US city Walking down 69th Street in Englewood, Chicago, near where she grew up, Michelle Rashad gestures to a rundown ...
10:28 2019-06-23

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
07:42 2019-07-12

Chicago's hunt for alligator Chance the Snapper cost the city more than $30K The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle an alligator who was found living in a park lagoon this summer cost more than $33,600.        ...
21:28 2019-08-01

Magicians and dance parties: Matt Nagy bringing fun to the Chicago Bears The Bears were 2018's surprise team with Nagy overhauling the culture. As the Bears begin 2019, their coach will go to any length to win and keep the good times rolling....
18:42 2019-09-05

Former Chicago cop exposes criminal cover up in police department, says she feared for her life A former Chicago police officer, who risked her own safety to uncover years of corruption and dirty deeds by a public housing officer who extorted money from the city's poorest and then planted drugs on those who refused to pay, will have her story f...
19:28 2019-05-24

Baby cut from Chicago mom's womb improving in hospital, breathed without machine, family says The baby who was cut from the womb of his mother after she was lured to a home in Chicago and strangled in April is slowly getting better, family members revealed Friday....
03:28 2019-06-03

Chicago Public Schools Ordered to Toughen Sexual Misconduct Policies An official said the order followed “the most comprehensive investigation” the department’s office for civil rights “has ever undertaken of sexual violence in a major urban public school system.”...
05:14 2019-09-13

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
09:00 2019-06-03

Rizzo's slam among 5 Cubs homers, Chicago rips Bucs 17-8 Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam, Willson Contreras launched two long solo homers and the Chicago Cubs kept pace in the NL wild-card race with a 17-8 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
03:42 2019-09-14

Chicago families sue after a case of mistaken identity allowed a man to be taken off life support Two Chicago families have sued the city and a hospital after an injured patient was incorrectly identified, and people who did not know him were given the decision to take him off life support....
18:14 2019-07-05

Review: Deep Dish Pizzas At UNO Chicago Bar & Grill Are Sure To Make You Crave For More Boasting of freshest ingredients and artisanal craft quality of food and beverages, the restaurant claims to have invented deep dish pizzas, which also happen to be one of the most iconic dishes on......
14:56 2019-08-09

Everything We Learned from the Jussie Smollett Case Documents Released by Chicago Police New details about the Jussie Smollett alleged attack case have been made public, following a judge's ruling to unseal legal documents. In late January, the 36-year-old Empire star......
04:00 2019-05-31

Cubs vs. Reds: Cole Hamels will help Chicago buck road woes Was it just me or were there more moderators than candidates at the debates? NBC unnecessarily paraded its on-air talent. Next round will feature Seth Meyers, Al Roker, Doc Emrick, Johnny Weir and Cris Collinsworth. Rocky Road. Playing the first-plac...
22:42 2019-06-28

Chicago police release batch of Jussie Smollett case documents One week after an Illinois judge ordered "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's criminal case file to be unsealed, the Chicago Police Department has released the documents. ...
00:00 2019-05-31

Green Bay Packers smother Chicago Bears to take victory in NFL season opener Green Bay Packers 10-3 Chicago BearsDefenses dominate as NFL kicks off its 100th seasonThe Packers used the Bears’ usual trademark, a staunch defense, and just enough from Aaron Rodgers on Thursday night to kick off the NFL’s 100th season with a 10-3...
09:28 2019-09-06

Chicago's Mount Sinai goes on bypass after shootings, accidents overwhelm hospital Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago was forced to temporarily close its doors to new patients over the weekend after shootings and accidents throughout the Illinois city overwhelmed emergency medical officials....
19:00 2019-08-05

Another alligator in Chicago? Police raid discovers guns, drugs and a gator Officers serving a search warrant at a northwest side house found a 3-foot alligator along with some guns and drugs.        ...
22:42 2019-08-06

SUV causes mayhem after driving inside Chicago-area mall, suspect in custody Shocking video shows SUV driving inside Woodfield Mall, located in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, Illinois. Police say the suspect is in custody.        ...
01:14 2019-09-21

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
02:14 2019-07-19

Triple-digit temperatures could bring blackouts in New York City, DC and Chicago An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including major metropolitan areas, experts say.        ...
04:28 2019-07-17

Chicago, stare into the glassy eyes of Annabelle Comes Home early and for free Where they lie on the nightmare scale compared to clowns, spiders, and those red-eyed shadow creatures that appear to people in the throes of sleep paralysis is debatable, but there’s something a little ... off ... about dolls. That’s especially true...
23:56 2019-06-14

High taxes, fees make Chicago casino 'not financially feasible' A high tax and fee structure mandated by an Illinois law for Chicago's first casino would make the project "generally not financially feasible" regardless of where it was located, according to an analysis released on Tuesday by the state's gaming boa...
02:56 2019-08-14

Baby boy stolen from murdered Chicago mother's womb dies A baby boy who was cut from his mother's womb has died in hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that killed his mother, the family said....
01:14 2019-06-15

Christian students sue Chicago after city blocked them from handing out religious pamphlets The Millennium Park supervisors informed the group members that they were "'soliciting' the public to subscribe to their beliefs and therefore in violation of a Chicago ordinance."...
20:00 2019-09-20

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
01:28 2019-07-23

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
11:42 2019-07-18

Several stabbed, trampled at Chicago’s Navy Pier amid fireworks chaos Chaos erupted just outside the “secure zone” of Chicago’s Navy Pier on the Fourth of July when three people, including two teens, were stabbed during a fight — and then 14 more were trampled in an ensuing stampede after someone yelled ...
17:28 2019-07-05

Chicago Public Schools budget passes amid discord with teachers The Chicago Board of Education approved a $7.7 billion fiscal 2020 budget on Wednesday, rejecting a call to delay a vote on the spending plan by the district's teachers union, which is eyeing a possible strike next month....
08:14 2019-08-29

Explosion in East Chicago injures 3 at chemical tank cleaning business An official says an explosion at a chemical tank cleaning business in northwestern Indiana injured three workers.        ...
22:14 2019-08-14

Toddler dies after temporary walls fall at Chicago-area mall ORLAND PARK, Ill. — Police say a 2-year-old died after two temporary steel walls toppled onto her as she played at a suburban Chicago mall. Orland Park’s police chief told reporters Wednesday that Alexandra Martinez had been playing with four s...
14:56 2019-08-29

Chicago White Sox to extend protective netting to foul poles at ballpark The Chicago White Sox on Tuesday announced their plan to extend protective netting to the foul poles at Guarantee Rate Field in wake of a foul ball that struck a child in the stands in Houston last month....
16:00 2019-06-19

Family: Chicago police vehicles caused deadly weekend crash CHICAGO (AP) — The family of an 84-year-old woman killed in a crash involving Chicago police has sent a letter to the mayor and police chief saying police vehicles caused the weekend accident that injured more than a dozen people, including 10 office...
22:01 2019-05-28

Fans brawl in stands during Chicago White Sox-Texas Rangers game Fans in the stands at the Chicago White Sox versus Texas Rangers game at Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday sparked a massive brawl that was caught on camera....
01:42 2019-08-28

Chicago police shoot, kill brother of suspect wanted in murder of boy, 15 The brother of a man wanted in connection to the murder of a 15-year-old boy earlier this month was fatally shot by Chicago police officers Tuesday afternoon after an armed confrontation near an elementary school....
21:14 2019-05-29

Baby boy, cut from Chicago mother's womb as she was killed, dies, family says Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died Friday after being on life support for more than a month. His mother, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was killed in April, police say.        ...
20:00 2019-06-14

Chicago man charged with making death threats against women's health clinic Police arrested a Chicago man who allegedly made threats on online to "slaughter and murder" people at a women's reproductive clinic, federal prosecutors said....
13:28 2019-08-20

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump adminis...
18:14 2019-05-23

Chicago West and True Thompson Hands Deep in Snacks Is Honestly All of Us Too cute! Chicago West and True Thompson had an adorable photo shoot during their recent trip to the Bahamas with their moms, Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian. On Monday, the Keeping......
02:14 2019-08-20

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
15:14 2019-05-21

Chicago sued by students blocked from spreading the gospel at Millennium Park Four students at Wheaton College in Illinois are accusing the city of Chicago of infringing on their free speech rights, claiming that newly implemented rules prohibit them from congregating and handing out religious pamphlets in Millennium Park....
07:42 2019-09-20

Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial tension in the United States' third-largest city....
16:42 2019-07-19

Family of teen fatally shot by Chicago officer files lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a teenager shot and killed by a Chicago police officer earlier this year has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and officer. The lawsuit filed Thursday claims 17-year-old Michael Elam Jr. was unarmed and not a threa...
08:42 2019-06-21

Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week....
21:28 2019-07-16

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
19:42 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volum...
23:01 2019-05-22

Ex-divs to take 2.81 points off FTSE 100 on July 25 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to...
11:14 2019-07-22

Sensex Jumps 300 Points From Day's Low, Nifty Near 11,400 A spike in consumer goods, information technology and energy stocks supported the upmove in the markets however losses in pharma and state-run banking stocks kept the upside in check....
11:56 2019-07-23

Dow rises 300 points after bruising week Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close. Wall Street’s three main indexes are down at least 1.5 percent since last Fr...
23:28 2019-08-16

Ex-divs to take 5.3 points off FTSE 100 on July 4 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to p...
10:42 2019-07-01

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-ye...
02:14 2019-08-15

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which wants the amendment bill sent......
19:00 2019-07-22

America's 10 best airports, according to The Points Guy The Points Guy and INRIX based their airport rankings on factors such as travel time, amenities and their connection to their communities.       ...
03:14 2019-08-08

Sensex Gains Over 250 Points From Day's Low: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets recovered early losses to trade in the positive territory on Thursday, amid a positive trend in global markets after the US central bank hinted at a reduction in interest rates......
07:28 2019-06-20

Ex-divs to take 1.83 points off FTSE 100 on June 20 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to...
11:28 2019-06-17

Team USA struggling to put up points in China Gregg Popovich's squad ranks just eighth among the 32 teams at the World Cup in points per game and a woeful 20th in field goal percentage. Why can't this edition of Team USA score?...
17:42 2019-09-08

Ex-divs to take 7.2 points off FTSE 100 on June 6 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to ...
12:14 2019-06-04

Ex-divs to take 4.5 points off FTSE 100 on June 13 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to...
09:56 2019-06-10

Westbrook racks up the dealership points Russell Westbrook, drawn into auto retailing when he agreed to sing in a catchy TV commercial, now has a burgeoning group of five dealerships in his native Southern California — and aims to add more....
09:28 2019-09-07

Think Tank Points to U.S. Growth Slowing Anxious about the U.S. economy? The Conference Board think tank is pointing to growth slowing to 1.5-2.0% but there are no imminent signs of a recession....
15:28 2019-05-21

The best and worst of Lollapalooza 2019 in Chicago, from Janelle Monae to Shaquille O'Neal The Chicago mega festival featured standout performances (both good and bad) from Ariana Grande, J. Balvin, Lil Wayne, the Chainsmokers and more.        ...
19:00 2019-08-06

Chicago Cubs acquire David Phelps in trade with Toronto Blue Jays The Toronto Blue Jays traded right-handed relief pitcher David Phelps and cash considerations to the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Thomas Hatch....
19:28 2019-07-31

R. Kelly Learns the Date He’s to Face the Music on Federal Sex Abuse Charges in Chicago R. Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago on charges he sexually abused girls and paid off witnesses and victims to rig his 2008 child pornography trial is set to begin in April of next year, a federal judge decided Wednesday....
03:56 2019-09-05

Chicago police introduce Gun Offender Dashboard, new online tool to track suspects A new online tool aims to draw attention to what officials have called a cause of gun violence in Chicago, where more people are shot and killed than in any other city in the U.S....
00:42 2019-08-27

Doin’ It for the — Reality TV? Black Ink Crew: Chicago Stars Hit With Suit Charging They Really Jumped Somebody A case of when keeping it real goes wrong? The “real” in this case is reality TV. The potential wrong? Well, according to a lawsuit filed by a gentleman named Ronnie Spates, the stars of reality TV’s Black Ink Crew: Chicago really beat his ass at a p...
05:28 2019-06-04

Chicago mayor derides Ivanka Trump's 'nonsense' tweets about gun violence in city Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot criticized White House adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday over the first daughter's tweets about weekend violence in the city that included factual errors. ...
08:56 2019-08-07

Chicago, stomp Navy Pier with Godzilla: King Of The Monsters early and for free What Chicagoan hasn’t daydreamed about growing to gigantic size and stomping all over the Bubba Gump-riddled tourist trap that is Navy Pier, smashing the hot-dog stands and using the Ferris wheel like a hula hoop, at one point in their lives? Now, wi...
09:14 2019-05-22

Why Is The NFL Giving Money To A Group That Believes Trump Needs To Save Chicago From Gang Violence? One of the first major moves that the NFL and Roc Nation’s “Inspire Change” program will make is donate $400,000 to two Chicago groups that position themselves as local service organizations aimed at helping keep children in low-income neighborhoods ...
19:00 2019-09-06

Watch: Chicago Cubs' Kyle Hendricks spins pitching gem vs. San Francisco Giants Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks out-dueled Jeff Samardija and led his team to a narrow victory against the San Francisco Giants, allowing just three hits over seven scoreless innings....
15:28 2019-08-23

Chicago Bears' Cordarrelle Patterson has interesting thoughts on being a Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is coming into the new season about five months removed from winning his first Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots....
03:14 2019-07-18

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon loses cool during game against Pittsburgh Pirates Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon had enough with the Pittsburgh Pirates throwing inside to All-Star shortstop Javy Baez during a game Thursday and jetted out of the dugout screaming at the home plate umpire and opposing manager....
23:00 2019-07-05

Community torn over children smashing ICE agent piñata at Chicago block party A community in East Chicago was left divided earlier this month after children at a block party took turns smashing a piñata made to resemble an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer....
02:28 2019-07-25

Multiple injuries in Chicago resulted when guard mistook July 4 fireworks for gunfire Out in force, intending to prevent the gun violence that plagues Chicago, police officers were confronted with a different problem during the July 4 festivities.  ...
07:00 2019-07-06

Man Gets Taken Off Life Support by Wrong Family After Chicago Cops Misidentify Him, Lawsuit Charges One Chicago family was needlessly put through the ordeal of having to make a life-or-death decision about a loved one, while a second family was robbed of the chance to bid farewell to theirs after a Chicago police mixup, a lawsuit filed by both fami...
02:42 2019-07-06

Chicago judge may tap special prosecutor to review actor Jussie Smollett's case The case of ex-"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who sparked a firestorm in Chicago by reporting a racist attack authorities have ruled a hoax, returns to court on Friday, when local media say a judge may tap a special prosecutor to review the case....
14:42 2019-08-23

Two charged with felonies after 'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti Two of the seven people arrested for allegedly defacing an iconic Chicago tourist attraction with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree were charged with felonies, police said Thursday....
18:42 2019-07-04

Chicago Bulls icon Michael Jordan pledges $1M for hurricane relief in Bahamas Chicago Bulls great and Pro Basketball Hall of Fame guard Michael Jordan pledged to donate $1 million to organizations assisting relief efforts in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian....
14:42 2019-09-11

R. Kelly charged with new felony sex assault, abuse counts: Chicago Sun Times report Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could, if he is convicted, send the R & B singer to prison for 30 years, the Chicago Sun Times reported....
22:56 2019-05-30

Opinion: Tiger Woods' golf season may end in Chicago, but it really ended at Augusta Since his incredible run to a fifth Masters title in April, Tiger Woods has appeared somewhere between physically spent and emotionally uninterested.        ...
01:14 2019-08-09

The Chicago International Film Festival welcomes spooky season with an After Dark exclusive Fall is on its way—The Onion’s own Mr. Autumn Man has declared it so. And with the cooler weather and shorter days comes the advent of what social media has collectively dubbed “spooky season,” the extended Halloween celebration that now extends well...
08:00 2019-09-14

Chicago pastor who tutored 12-year-old twin sisters charged with sex crimes: police A Chicago pastor who was offering tutoring services in his apartment has been arrested on suspicion that he inappropriately touched two 12-year-old twin girls who were his students, police said on Sunday....
16:42 2019-05-27

Chicago detectives knew a Jussie Smollett deal was in the works, new documents show Newly released documents from the Jussie Smollett case show Chicago police detectives knew a month in advance a deal was in the works.        ...
18:00 2019-05-31

Spit attack on Eric Trump 'repugnant,' Chicago's Dem mayor says in call for civility Chicago Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot Thursday condemned the restaurant employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump, calling it “repugnant” and urging the city to show civility....
13:28 2019-06-29

Chicago Teachers Union group under fire for crowdfunding trip to socialist Venezuela A group of members from the Chicago Teachers Union has come under fire for crowdfunding a summer trip to Venezuela where they praised the socialist country and its leadership while denouncing socioeconomic conditions in The Windy City, according to a...
07:28 2019-08-20

Kim Kardashian's Daughters North and Chicago Embrace the Cowgirl Life on Wyoming Trip When we say 'Ye,' you say, 'Haw!' Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's kids have gone country! The couple and parents of four recently purchased a $14 million ranch in......
03:14 2019-09-15

Homecoming: Virgil Abloh Returns to Chicago With Nike to Empower the City’s Youth He’s conquered runways from New York City to Paris (and recently garnered significant criticism), but Virgil Abloh’s native Chicago is clearly never far from his heart, as proven by his newest venture....
01:42 2019-05-31

Chicago prosecutors charge R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving one victim CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago prosecutors charge R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving one victim. The post Chicago prosecutors charge R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving one victim appeared first on LEX18.com...
22:42 2019-05-30

Her son was killed by Chicago police. Five years later, a judge's ruling could bring her closer to getting answers Nearly five years after a black teenager was shot and killed by Chicago police, new evidence could help his mom get closer to learning the truth about the circumstances surrounding his death....
19:56 2019-06-28

Lori Lightfoot Begins Dismantling Chicago’s Corrupt Aldermanic System Her First Day in Office It’s a new dawn, a new day, and Lori Lightfoot did not come here to play. On day one of her new position as the first black woman to lead Chicago as mayor, Lightfoot is bringing a swift end to Chicago’s tradition of “aldermanic privilege” that grante...
18:01 2019-05-27

Chicago Cubs' Theo Epstein optimistic Ben Zobrist will return amid divorce The Chicago Cubs haven’t been sure whether Ben Zobrist would return this season, but president of baseball operations Theo Epstein was optimistic Thursday about the possibility of his return....
02:42 2019-06-18

Four Chicago cops fired for cover-up of officer’s fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald Four Chicago cops accused of covering up a white officer’s fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald in 2014 have been fired by the city’s police force. McDonald’s killing, which was captured on police video camera, sparked months of protests and ...
17:56 2019-07-19

Empire’s Bryshere Gray Is the Latest Castmember to Get Into a (Minor) Dustup With Chicago Law Enforcement Is Chi-Town coming for those Empire boys? It’s a question now that a second member of the Fox TV show’s cast has apparently gotten into a little trouble with the law....
08:00 2019-06-19

Sensex Closes 167 Points Lower, Nifty Gives Up 11,000 The Sensex moved in a range of 37,435.15-37,048.67 during the session, whereas the Nifty fell as much as 10,964.95. The index touched a high of 11,081.75....
14:14 2019-09-12

Everything points to Reds’ surprise phenom being for real When you see the name Aristides Aquino, what comes to mind? An unknown Greek god who may have been the third cousin of Zeus? A philosopher, like Aristotle, Socrates or Plato? A brand of bottled water? Or do you envision an unheralded Reds outfielder ...
09:14 2019-08-18

Sensex Surges Over 1,300 Points After Corporate Tax Bonanza The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 152.57 points to 36,246.04 in early deals, and the broader NSE Nifty index climbed to 10,746.80, up 42.00 points from the previous close. The GST Council,......
09:14 2019-09-20

Electric car charge points to be installed in every new home News 15 Jul, 2019 England will be the first country in the world to introduce mandatory electric car charging points for new-build homes...
18:00 2019-07-15

Sensex Jumps Over 300 Points, Nifty Near 11,950 Mark Share market updates: Top gainers on the Nifty index were NTPC, Bharti Airtel, Coal India, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Asian Paints, trading between 1.00 per cent and 1.83 per cent higher.......
13:42 2019-05-30

One County's RV Industry Points to Recession Around the Bend Multiyear drops in recreational-vehicle shipments to dealers—many from the Elkhart, Ind., region—have preceded the last three recessions. Shipments have fallen about 20% so far this year, after a 4.1% drop last year, according to data from the RV Ind...
13:00 2019-08-19

Sensex Rises 200 Points, Nifty Tops 11,100 The Sensex and Nifty indexes had on Monday finished 2.16 per cent and 2.11 per cent higher respectively, in their biggest single-day gain since May 20....
20:14 2019-08-27

Wheeler has 28 points, 8 assists to help Fever beat Sky CHICAGO (AP) — Erica Wheeler had 28 points and eight assists, rookie Teaira McCowan added 10 points and 13 boards and the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 76-69 on Friday night. Indiana (5-5) is one victory shy of matching its victory total from la...
04:28 2019-06-22

Sensex Drops Over 250 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up early gains on Tuesday amid a selloff across sectors barring the information technology shares. In the opening deals, the S&P BSE Sensex rose as much as 109 points to......
14:42 2019-08-20

Sensex Up Nearly 1,900 Points, Nifty Tops 11,250 After Corporate Tax Cut Domestic stock markets registered sharp gains on Friday morning after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a cut in corporate tax rate for domestic companies and new manufacturing firms. The......
09:14 2019-09-20

Sensex Up 200 Points, Nifty Firm Above 11,100: 10 Things To Know The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes were trading firmly higher after the Reserve Bank of India's central board decided to payout Rs 1.76 lakh crore of excess funds to the central government.......
20:14 2019-08-27

Sensex Falls 250 Points, Nifty Drops Below 11,800 The markets extended losses a day after the Sensex and Nifty registered their worst single-day fall of 2019. Reliance Industries, HDFC and HDFC Bank were the top drags on the 30-scrip Sensex index.......
08:28 2019-06-07

Cambage has 15 points, 7 rebounds to lead Las Vegas ATLANTA (AP) — Liz Cambage had 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists in her first start for Las Vegas and the Aces beat the Atlanta Dream 92-69 on Thursday night. Las Vegas scored the first 10 points of the game, held a 19-2 lead, and it was 25...
05:42 2019-06-07

Sensex Falls Over 250 Points, Nifty Below 11,050: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a lower note amid weakness in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 260.63 points to 37,321.28 in early trade, and the broader NSE......
07:14 2019-08-13

Sims has 15 points and Lynx hold off Mercury 58-56 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Odyssey Sims scored 15 points and Lexie Brown added 12 to help the Minnesota Lynx hold off the Phoenix Mercury 58-56 on Thursday night. Minnesota led by as many as 16 points, but did not score in the final four minutes to keep Phoe...
05:42 2019-06-07

Hamby, Cambage combine for 41 points, 26 boards in win Dearica Hamby had 23 points and 16 rebounds, Liz Cambage added 18 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and the Las Vegas Aces held off the Atlanta Dream 94-90       ...
07:00 2019-08-14

What Is India's "No First Use" Nuclear Policy: Explained In Five Points Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today underscored that India reserves the right to revoke its 'No First Use' pledge, which has been the cornerstone of its nuclear weapons policy for decades. "It......
20:14 2019-08-16

Practice sessions will count towards F1 superlicence points Formula 1 practice sessions will count towards a driver's bid to gain a superlicence from 2020, while W Series is to be formally added to the list of qualifying categories...
09:42 2019-06-15

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Moves Above 11,600 Sensex LIVE updates, Nifty LIVE updates: Advances in financials, IT, metal and pharma stocks supported the markets. Analysts awaited more large cap companies to report their earnings for the......
13:56 2019-07-19

Sensex Falls Over 400 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up early gains on Friday amid weakness in auto stocks, despite advances in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 441.99 points from its intraday high of......
13:56 2019-07-19

Dow plunges 650 points as recession alarm blares Stock market optimism is so yesterday. Wall Street suffered a brutal morning Wednesday after the yield on the 10-year Treasury note briefly dipped below the yield of the 2-year note — the first time it’s done so since 2005. So-called yield curve inve...
02:14 2019-08-15

Government considering penalty points for not wearing a seatbelt News 19 Jul, 2019 Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as a fine, under new road safety plans being considered by the Government...
11:28 2019-07-19

Sensex Plunges Over 400 Points, Nifty Below 10,900: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a sharply weak note, after government data showed economic growth slowed to a six-year low in the June quarter. The S&P BSE Sensex fell as much as......
07:14 2019-09-03

Assam Citizens' List NRC Explained In Five Points After a six-year process of preparing a new Assam National Register of Citizens or NRC, the government has come out with a list that includes over three crore people and leaves out over 19 lakh, who......
10:28 2019-08-31

Sensex Plunges Over 450 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Extending losses to a third day running, domestic stock markets registered sharp losses in late morning deals on Friday ahead of the release of macroeconomic data by the government. The S&P BSE Sensex......
14:28 2019-08-30

Sensex Plunges Nearly 400 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets suffered sharp losses on Wednesday despite gains in Asian peers, a day after the International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecasts for India. The S&P BSE Sensex benchmark......
08:42 2019-07-24

Sensex Falls Over 300 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up early gains after opening on a mixed note on Wednesday, a day after the International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for India citing a weaker-than-expected......
08:42 2019-07-24

Sensex Surges Over 1,950 Points After Corporate Tax Bonanza LIVE market updates (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index soared as much as 1,955.46 points during the session to touch 38,048.93 - its highest intraday level recorded since July 25. The......
13:42 2019-09-20

Practice sessions will count towards F1 superlicense points Formula 1 practice sessions will count towards a driver's bid to gain a superlicence from 2020, while W Series is to be formally added to the list of qualifying categories...
02:28 2019-06-15

Government's Big Move On Corporate Tax: What It Means - 5 Points The centre's move today to reduce corporate tax on domestic companies had an immediate effect on the markets, with the S&P BSE Sensex surging over 2,100 points and the NSE Nifty climbing above the......
13:42 2019-09-20

Vandersloot scores 24 points, Sky beat Liberty 91-83 Courtney Vandersloot had 25 points, eight rebounds and six assists to help the Chicago Sky beat the New York Liberty 91-83       ...
04:56 2019-06-20

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Slides Below 11,650 Sensex today, LIVE market updates: Weakness across sectors - led by information technology, pharma, metal and auto sectors - dragged the markets lower....
16:56 2019-07-18

Key Points To Know About RBI's February, April Policy Reviews Before the release of the RBI's June 6 statement, in which economists expect a reduction in repo rate, here's a recap of the last two bi-monthly reviews, in February and April this year....
14:56 2019-06-05

Rupee Plunges By 68 Paise To End At 71.60 Against Dollar: 10 Points The rupee on Monday settled 68 paise lower at 71.60 against the US dollar. That marked first fall for the domestic currency in eight sessions. The local currency opened lower at 71.54 and declined to......
05:28 2019-09-17

‘Big and bold’ Abba exhibition revisits 70s UK and nul points Immersive show at the O2 will have music, memorabilia and a homage to Brighton DomeIt became an instant hit and helped propel four unknown Swedes to superstardom, but the opinion of the British jury at the Eurovision song contest in 1974 was a less e...
12:00 2019-09-10

Sensex Falls Over 200 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up all of intraday gains in late morning deals on Friday, after a positive start amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 211.02 points from the......
07:56 2019-06-28

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points From Day's Low In Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets recovered early losses on Wednesday in choppy trade, amid a cautious trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex opened 28.83 points lower at 38,701.99, and moved in a range of......
06:56 2019-07-10

Nifty Drops Below 11,500 For First Time In Over 7 Weeks: 10 Points Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a weak note with the NSE giving up the 11,500 mark for the first time in over seven weeks, extending their losses to a third straight session. The......
07:00 2019-07-09

Sensex Slumps Nearly 750 Points From Day's High, Nifty Below 12,000 Sensex and Nifty Indexes nosedived from near all-time high levels in noon deals on the back of sharp selloff in banking, energy and financial stocks....
09:28 2019-05-31