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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 mi...

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC

Source: reuters.com

New Jersey brokerage firm to pay $13 million to settle federal allegations -U.S. CFTC A New Jersey-based brokerage will pay $13 million to settle charges that it failed to supervise employee conduct during telephone trades and made false or misleading statements to a regulator, the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) sa...
04:28 2019-09-14

Options Clearing Corp. to Pay $20 Million to SEC, CFTC The central clearinghouse serving as a backstop for trades in the options market has agreed to pay a $20 million fine and strengthen its compliance programs to settle U.S. regulatory investigations....
22:42 2019-09-04

Kraft is suing the CFTC to keep the lid on a $16 million fine in market manipulation case Kraft has filed a contempt motion against the CFTC over a press release announcing the $16 million fine to settle claims of manipulating wheat prices....
17:14 2019-08-22

Kraft is taking the CFTC to court keep the lid on a $16 million fine in market manipulation case Kraft has filed a contempt motion against the CFTC over a press release announcing the $16 million fine to settle claims of manipulating wheat prices....
18:14 2019-08-23

US hits Iran with cyber attack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyber attack on Iran in response to the downing of unmanned drone. Cyber security firms have also reported a rise in Iranian attempts to hack US government agencies and companies....
06:28 2019-06-23

Cyber-attack ruled out in UK power outage Neither a cyber-attack nor unpredictable wind power generation were behind a power outage that left nearly one million people in England and Wales in the dark Friday. The outage stranded trains, disabled traffic signals and left thousands of homes ac...
23:00 2019-08-10

Australia Says China Behind Cyber Attack On Parliament: Report Australian intelligence determined China was responsible for a cyber-attack on its national parliament and three largest political parties before the general election in May, five people with direct......
09:56 2019-09-16

Norsk Hydro Tests AI in Cyber Defenses After Attack The Norwegian aluminum company’s investigation of a ransomware attack it suffered in March has revealed new vulnerabilities, leading it to test using artificial intelligence to secure its industrial equipment....
13:28 2019-08-20

Don't forget about WannaCry: Hospitals are still at risk of cyber-attack Despite the chaos caused by the WannaCry attack, healthcare systems are still at risk from attacks that could endanger patient safety say researchers, who are calling for more investment....
19:56 2019-07-05

Serious cyber attack could trigger full NATO response A cyber attack such as the strike that brought down NHS hospitals in 2017 could prompt a response from all NATO countries, the alliance's general secretary has said....
23:42 2019-08-27

Equifax just became the first company to have its outlook downgraded for a cyber attack Moody's said it's downgrading the outlook for Equifax from stable to negative, citing ongoing fallout from the company's 2018 data breach....
23:56 2019-05-22

Bulgaria detains suspect in cyber attack on its tax agency Bulgarian police have detained a suspect in a hacking attack on the Balkan country's National Revenue Agency that led to the leak of personal and financial data of millions of people, an interior ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
09:14 2019-07-17

Lancaster University students' data stolen in cyber-attack Records and ID documents accessed and fake invoices sent in ‘malicious’ hackStudent data has been stolen in a “sophisticated and malicious” cyber-attack on a university.Records and ID documents of some Lancaster University students were accessed in t...
11:28 2019-07-23

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a fe...
04:28 2019-06-11

Man arrested after university students' data stolen in cyber attack A man has been arrested on suspicion of computer crimes and fraud offences by police investigating the theft of student data from Lancaster University....
18:00 2019-07-24

Lancaster University students’ data stolen in cyber-attack Records and ID documents accessed and fake invoices sent in ‘malicious’ hackStudent data has been stolen in a “sophisticated and malicious” cyber-attack on a university.Records and ID documents of some Lancaster University students were accessed in t...
02:14 2019-08-04

These three things make your business an easy target for a cyber attack A new study shows cloud applications are vulnerable entryways for hackers to gain access to company data. The good news is you can protect yourself.       ...
15:42 2019-07-09

US launched cyber attack on Iranian rockets and missiles – reports Targeted strike on computer-controlled weapons of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard had been planned over weeksThe US military launched a cyber-attack on Iranian weapons systems on Thursday, according to sources, as President Donald Trump backed awa...
06:56 2019-06-23

Telegram CEO blames China for cyber attack that made the app unusable One of the top ten most popular messaging apps in the world is Telegram, available for iOS and Android. Not as widely used in the U.S., the app offers end-to-end encryption and group chats for as many as 200,000 people. The app also can share videos,...
22:42 2019-06-14

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have reportedly confirmed....
11:28 2019-06-23

‘Virtual act of treason’: Trump lashes out at NYT cyber attack report The Times, in its official public relations account, called Trump’s accusation “dangerous” and said it had told officials about the story before it was published and no security issues were raised....
23:00 2019-06-16

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos and license plate information, renewing concerns abo...
02:28 2019-06-11

Telegram Hit by DDoS Cyber-Attack, Users May Experience Connection Issues Telegram has been hit by a "powerful" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and users in the United States and other countries may experience connection issues....
18:28 2019-06-12

Messaging service Telegram CEO points to China as likely origin of cyber attack The chief executive of Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, said on Wednesday the messaging service experienced a "state actor-sized" cyber attack and pointed to China as its likely country of origin....
10:28 2019-06-13

Police suspend work with major forensics firm after cyber-attack More than half of outsourced case work disrupted due to Eurofins security breachPolice have halted all work with the UK’s largest private forensics provider after a ransomware attack, in the latest crisis to hit the forensics sector.Eurofins, which c...
21:00 2019-06-21

| US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing - report The US has launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to US media reports....
12:28 2019-06-23

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “known to be used by the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence-sha...
20:14 2019-06-30

EnSilo raises $28 million to monitor and remediate cyber threats EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
15:00 2019-06-04

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
13:14 2019-08-06

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 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....
02:28 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

Jussie Smollett’s PR team says ‘every iota’ of hate crime attack claim is true in response to Chicago suit Jussie Smollett's PR team said Wednesday that "every iota" of the actor's account of being victimized by a racist, anti-gay attack in Chicago this past January is supported by police evidence, despite police repeatedly saying it was all staged....
03:56 2019-08-29

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

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone....
09:42 2019-06-23

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

Baltimore ransomware attack will cost the city over $18 million Fresh off dealing with chaos caused by last month's ransomware attack, the city of Baltimore has a new problem to deal with -- the $18 million in damages that came with it....
16:56 2019-06-06

Defensive lapses a worry for free-scoring England England underlined their attacking flair with another five-goal salvo on Tuesday but the way 120th-ranked Kosovo sliced through their defence will not have gone unnoticed by the big guns they are likely to face in next year's European Championship....
00:56 2019-09-11

Multiple Safety Lapses On IndiGo, 4 Officials Get Notice: Report Four senior executives of IndiGo airline were issued show cause notices on Friday by the civil aviation watchdog DGCA after a special audit team of the aviation regulator found safety lapses,......
17:14 2019-07-12

Police to face criminal probe on ‘lapses’ over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
20:56 2019-06-20

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today aroun...
15:56 2019-06-06

Police Negligence, Doctors' Lapses Killed Tabrez Ansari, Says Inquiry Tabrez Ansari was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" by a mob that accused him of stealing a motorcycle. He was beaten for hours before falling unconscious and handed over to police......
10:42 2019-07-12

More CEOs were forced out for ethical lapses in 2018 than poor financial performance A new study by PwC found that CEO turnover hit a record high -- and that improper conduct was behind more forced departures than any other reason for the first time....
15:00 2019-05-21

Deutsche Bank faces FBI investigation for possible money-laundering lapses: source The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is examining whether Deutsche Bank complied with laws meant to stop money laundering, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday....
12:28 2019-06-20

India seeks bans for Deloitte, KPMG arm for alleged auditing lapses India is seeking to ban Deloitte Haskins Sells and KPMG affiliate BSR & Associates for five years, alleging lapses in their audits of a unit of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), which the government took control of last year....
14:28 2019-06-11

Deutsche Bank faces investigation for potential money-laundering lapses -NYT U.S. federal authorities are investigating whether Deutsche Bank AG complied with laws meant to stop money laundering and other crimes, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing seven people it said were familiar with the inquiry....
00:14 2019-06-20

Exclusive: U.S. congressional probe finds possible lapses in Deutsche Bank controls - sources U.S. congressional investigators have identified possible failures in Deutsche Bank AG's money laundering controls in its dealings with Russian oligarchs, after the lender handed over a trove of transaction records, emails and other documents, three...
11:56 2019-09-06

These time-lapses from the space station show off Earth's full beauty Get an astronaut’s view of auroras, stars, and the Milky Way surrounding our beautiful planet. 12,500 images taken by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst were combined to create the incredible time-lapses of Earth seen from the ISS....
16:28 2019-08-22

Deutsche Bank Faces Criminal Investigation for Potential Money-Laundering Lapses Federal authorities are focused on whether the bank complied with anti-money-laundering laws, including in its review of transactions linked to Jared Kushner....
02:14 2019-06-20

U.S. Offers $7 Million Reward for Hezbollah Operative on Anniversary of Jewish Center Attack That Killed 85 (WASHINGTON) — The United States is targeting a senior operative of the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group with sanctions as part of its pressure campaign against Tehran. The government is also issuing a $7 million reward for information lead...
20:56 2019-07-19

Alex Jones Offers $1 Million for Conviction in Alleged Child Porn Malware Attack InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is back in the news after he alleged on Friday that someone sent him malware that embedded child pornography on his InfoWars servers. He’s offering $1 million for the arrest and conviction of whoever did it, if...
23:14 2019-06-15

Delaware woman sues luxury resort in Dominican Republic for $3 million over alleged attack A Delaware woman who says she was viciously beaten by an employee where she was staying in January while on vacation in the Dominican Republic is suing the resort company for $3 million....
05:56 2019-07-19

Surat Fire: Preliminary Probe Finds Lapses On Part Of Civic Body, Builder A preliminary probe into the causes of devastating fire in Surat at a coaching class which claimed lives of 22 students last week has highlighted various lapses on part of officials of the local......
01:28 2019-05-28

Speculators up net long USD bets to 5-week high -CFTC, Reuters Speculators boosted their net long bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to a five-week high, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
00:56 2019-09-21

Speculators trim long dollar bets - CFTC and Reuters Speculators cut their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
23:00 2019-08-16

U.S. net long dollars fall to lowest since mid-February -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position fell to their lowest level since mid-February in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
00:42 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-U.S. net long dollars drop to four-month low -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position in the latest week fell to the lowest level since mid-February, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar pos...
00:42 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-Speculators trim long dollar bets - CFTC and Reuters Speculators cut their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the dollar's net long position, derived from net positi...
23:00 2019-08-16

Speculators cut long dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
23:00 2019-09-13

UPDATE 1-Speculators trim bullish bets on U.S. dollar -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to the smallest position since early April, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the doll...
23:56 2019-06-07

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

UPDATE 1-Speculators up net long U.S. dollar bets to 5-week high -CFTC, Reuters Speculators boosted their net long bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to a five-week high, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position wa...
00:56 2019-09-21

Fraudsters fined $360,000 for running bogus Bitcoin trading ring, impersonating CFTC A Texas federal court has granted a motion for a default judgement against two individuals who solicited money by fraudulently representing the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC) in a bid to extract Bitcoin from investors.  Defendants Mor...
12:00 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Speculators cut net long dollar bets to lowest in more than a year -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position fell to its lowest in more than a year, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $13.327 billi...
00:42 2019-08-24

UPDATE 1-Speculators cut long dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the dollar's net long position, derived from net po...
23:00 2019-09-13

Charles Schwab in Talks to Buy USAA Wealth-Management, Brokerage Units Charles Schwab is in talks to buy brokerage and wealth-management operations from USAA for roughly $2 billion, a move that would push the discount-brokerage pioneer further into financial advice....
20:00 2019-07-15

CBOE Holdings To Present At KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Alan Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Edward Provost, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer, will ...
12:14 2019-05-22

LIME BROKERAGE TO ACQUIRE MINORITY INTEREST IN CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE, LLC NEW YORK and CHICAGO - January 8, 2008 - CBSX and Lime Brokerage announced today that Lime has acquired a minority interest in the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). ......
23:01 2019-05-22

Charles Schwab in talks to buy USAA wealth-management, brokerage units: WSJ Charles Schwab Corp is in talks to buy brokerage and wealth-management operations from USAA for about $2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
19:42 2019-07-15

Speculators pare net long dollar bets to lowest since July 2018 -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position fell to its lowest level in more than a year, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
23:00 2019-08-23

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO PARTICIPATE IN SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETINGS ON REGULATION HARMONIZATION CHICAGO, September 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during August 2009 was 5,025 contracts, exceeding 4,084 contracts per day during July ...
19:42 2019-05-22

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES AT SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETING ON HARMONIZATION OF REGULATION CHICAGO, September 2, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies at a joint meeting on harmonization of regulation of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Future...
19:42 2019-05-22

China Brokerage's $2 Billion Offering Kick-Starts London Stock Link Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities plans to raise as much as $2 billion selling London-listed share-backed instruments this week, reviving the postponed Shanghai-London Stock Connect program....
09:28 2019-06-12

CBOE Holdings to Present at KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference on November 19 CHICAGO, IL November 17, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 19, ...
08:28 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Brokerage Charles Schwab closing Singapore office 2 years after launch Discount brokerage company Charles Schwab Corp will close its Singapore office by the end of this year, only about two years after opening it in late 2017....
14:28 2019-09-05

CBOE Holdings to Present at Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference CHICAGO -- June 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that CBOE Holdings’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Edward Tilly and President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Concannon will speak at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exc...
02:56 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference on Wednesday, November 30 CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference in New York City on Wedn...
12:56 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference June 9 CHICAGO, June 6, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that CBOE Holdings’ Chief Executive Officer Edward T. Tilly and Chief Financial Officer Alan J. Dean will speak at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokera...
07:28 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings To Participate In Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference On June 7 CHICAGO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that May trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exch...
09:28 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings, Inc. To Present At Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange And Brokerage Conference On June 8 CHICAGO, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York, NY, on F...
12:14 2019-05-22

Oritse Williams house fire: JLS star's £3 million London mansion burns down in suspected arson attack - days after he is cleared of rape JLS star Oritse Williams' £3 million mansion in south London has gone up in flames in a suspected arson attack just days after he was cleared of rape....
20:42 2019-06-05

CBOE Holdings to Present at Sandler O’Neill 2015 Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference on June 4 CHICAGO, IL -- May­­ 28, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced CBOE Holdings’ Chief Executive Officer Edward T. Tilly will present at the Sandler O’Neill 2015 Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York on Thursday, ...
08:28 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Sandler O'Neill + Partners Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference on June 10 CHICAGO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the Sandler O'Neill + Partners Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York on Friday, June 10, ...
12:56 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings To Present At Sandler O'Neill 2014 Global Exchange & Brokerage Conference On Thursday, June 5 CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O'Neill 2014 Global Exchange & Brokerage Conference in New York City on Thursday, June...
09:28 2019-05-22

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Excha...
07:14 2019-05-30

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with Chris Concannon, President and ...
19:42 2019-05-21

What the hell is a ‘cyber diplomat’? I’m an avid consumer of any TV series or podcast that’s even remotely political. I love the drama, intrigue, maneuvering, and most of all, the power. But when it comes to the actual workings of the world of geopolitics, diplomacy, and backroom dealin...
16:00 2019-05-24

Sen. Ben Sasse warns of cyber war with China GOP Sen. Ben Sasse warned of a doomsday scenario in which China wipes out US satellites to cripple the military’s GPS and communications systems in a cyber war that takes place in outer space. “​​China has envisioned a lot of game theory ...
23:56 2019-09-15

Stopping China's cyber mischief Responding to longstanding security concerns over Huawei and other Chinese companies, two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to boost oversight of hardware and software from China....
13:14 2019-08-25

NYT: US ramps up cyber attacks on Russia The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday....
12:28 2019-06-16

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at:- Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference, Tuesday, December 7 - Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Securities Brokerage and Market Structure Conference, Wednesday, December 8 CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference, Goldman Sachs Conference Center, 200 West ...
13:14 2019-05-22

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting....
21:00 2019-06-12

China's ZTE Follows Huawei With Brussels Cyber-Security Lab ZTE opened a cyber-security lab in Brussels on Wednesday, aiming to boost transparency four months after bigger telecoms equipment rival Huawei did the same to allay concerns about spying....
15:00 2019-07-11

Kremlin: Cyber warfare between U.S., Russia a 'possibility' The Russian government said Monday its electrical grid is safe but constantly under attack from enemies abroad -- including, Kremlin officials say, the United States....
19:14 2019-06-17

US authorities charged 80 in alleged cyber fraud U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through fraud schemes and launder the money through a Los Angeles-based network. (Aug. 22)   ...
03:42 2019-08-23

New York Officials Plan for Cyber Defenses Around 5G City officials are in a tough spot when it comes to 5G. While the wireless technology is expected to transform how communities interact with city services, experts warn it could also bring more cyberattacks....
10:28 2019-08-23

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
16:00 2019-05-21

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
11:01 2019-05-23

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive. But, instead of blocking posts or banning off...
08:28 2019-07-09

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) in worldwide losses in 2018....
10:42 2019-09-11

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities said....
19:28 2019-09-11

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—which employ more than 250 workers—were hit by a brea...
14:42 2019-05-21

How cyber criminals are still snaring victims using seven-year-old malware Researchers analysed millions of posts made on dark web forums across a 12 month period -- here's what they found out and what it means for your security....
22:56 2019-07-24

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security firms have seen signs hacking attempts in the past week....
23:28 2019-06-21

Australian government, spooks, and industry all on different cyber pages Views on civilian cybersecurity's future differ widely, but does the Morrison government, and Minister Dutton in particular, have the clarity and clue to sort out the 'train smash' of legislation?...
17:28 2019-08-02

Chinese, Russian cyber watchdogs meet in Moscow A delegation from the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), which oversees national cyber policy, met officials at Russia's state communications watchdog in Moscow on Wednesday, the Russian regulator said....
17:28 2019-07-17

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
03:28 2019-07-08

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit and a failure to promptly install some software to spot and defend against hacks....
13:28 2019-08-16

EU to run war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks Ministers to be put in fictional scenarios after series of hacking incidentsThe EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that alarmed European governments.Pekka Haavisto, Finlan...
20:01 2019-06-27

North Korea reportedly stole $2B in wave of cyber attacks Draft report from the United Nations, which was seen by several news outlets, revealed North Korea chalked up US$2 billion from launching cyber attacks against banks and cryptocurrency exchanges as part of efforts to fund a weapons buying programme....
13:28 2019-08-07

Dutton's non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying The Australian government could avoid so much grief about surveillance if it stopped being so paranoid about discussing its ideas transparently -- unless it really does intend to do something dodgy....
04:00 2019-06-17

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the I...
19:56 2019-06-22

Cyber firm Deep Instinct gets deal to secure HP laptops HP Inc is working with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Sure Sense to prevent advanced cyber attacks, the two companies said on Tuesday....
12:28 2019-05-28

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary Clinton who is the poster child for un-secure cyb...
03:56 2019-06-06

Huawei Disputes U.S. Cyber Firm's Findings of Flaws in Gear Huawei has disputed the findings that said its gear is far more likely to contain flaws than equipment from rival companies, characterizing the analysis as incomplete and inaccurate....
12:14 2019-07-05

China is now a direct ‘peer’ of the U.S. on cyber, says senior law enforcement official China has grown more sophisticated in its cyber capabilities and is now considered a direct "peer" of the United States after years of lagging behind, a senior law enforcement official told Fox News....
20:56 2019-07-18

How Auto Supplier Harman Learned To Fight Cyber Carjackers The expensive efforts have prevented another public breach and helped it become a key player in automotive cyber security, but they show the strain suppliers and automakers face in dealing with this......
13:00 2019-09-21

Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security The briefing comes as Republicans and Democrats are at odds over next steps and expecting Robert Mueller’s testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 elections....
20:14 2019-07-10

Trump Says Report On US Cyber Attacks Against Russia Is "Virtual Treason" US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid....
13:14 2019-06-16

Cyber criminals are using stolen doctor credentials on the dark web to enrich themselves Criminal hackers are targeting healthcare organizations on the Dark Web and using the credentials of real physicians to perpetrate fraud and rake in money....
04:56 2019-06-07

Trump nominates former fleet cyber commander to head the Navy President Trump nominated Vice Adm. Michael Gilday as the next head of the Navy on Wednesday, a week after his previous nominee decided to retire instead of taking over the position....
19:14 2019-07-18

World Of Warcraft’s New Cyber-Gnome Wonderland Is The Best Place On Azeroth In August I wrote about the Abandoned Junkheap, a small patch of rust-covered, robot-infested land on the island of Kul Tiras in World of Warcraft that had captured my heart. Now there’s the Mechagon Island zone, an entire zone of junk, robots, cyber...
18:42 2019-06-27

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to disable his country's rocket launch systems....
06:56 2019-06-24

U.S. military increases cyber hacking to keep foreign adversaries on their toes _____ WASHINGTON — With little public scrutiny, the U.S. military has dramatically stepped up its secret hacking of foreign computer networks in a new effort to keep China, Russia, Iran and other adversaries on their heels, current and former U.S. of...
20:14 2019-06-23

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
21:14 2019-07-01

Microsoft reports hundreds of election-related cyber probes In bid to sell election software, Microsoft gives update on cyber election tampering, and its new ElectionGuard program, which offers checks and balances.       ...
00:42 2019-07-18

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, despite the vast majority having “serious issues” with...
02:00 2019-06-12

Australian cyber officials warned India against using Huawei - newspapers Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
05:56 2019-09-10

Australian cyber officials warned India against using Huawei: newspapers Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
09:14 2019-09-10

Your smart speaker could be transformed into an acoustic cyber-weapon by hackers Look around your home – how many smart speakers do you have dotted around? For many of us, smart speakers have become an integral part of our daily lives; as music players, the hub that controls our smart home devices, and as a vessel for voic...
14:14 2019-08-12

Penetration testing takes on new meaning when cyber meets Harlequin Enlarge / You had me at "cyber." This week, my wife and favorite librarian Paula brought home a new acquisition specially for me: An Innocent to Tame the Italian, a recent book from the Harlequin Presents imprint. Author Tara Pammi's previous book...
19:56 2019-07-05

Cyber spying firm NSO to follow human rights guidelines The Israeli-based NSO Group, whose software is alleged to have been used in a number of government surveillance scandals, said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses....
15:14 2019-09-10

BASF, Siemens, Henkel, Roche target of cyber attacks German blue-chip companies BASF, Siemens, Henkel along with a host of others said on Wednesday they had been victims of cyber attacks, confirming a German media report which said the likely culprit was a state-backed Chinese group....
12:42 2019-07-24

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
00:28 2019-07-16

Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse The Israeli-based NSO Group said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses, following accusations by cyber experts that its software was used in a number of government surveillance scandals....
16:28 2019-09-10

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to......
10:14 2019-06-24

North Korea’s Cyber Experts Raised Up to $2 Billion, U.N. Report Says (UNITED NATIONS) — A panel monitoring U.N. sanctions says North Korean cyber experts have illegally raised money for the country’s weapons of mass destruction programs “with total proceeds to date estimated at up to $2 billion.̶...
07:42 2019-08-06

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
04:00 2019-06-14

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) VOLUME TOPS 3 BILLION SHARES TRADED DURING 2008Growth in Volume, Listings and Participation; 2008 Highlights Include Lime Brokerage Investment, Functionality to Facilitate Automated Stock and Options Orders Chicago, January 15, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that more than three billion shares were traded at the Exchange during 2008, its first full year of trading.The Exchange, now 22 months old, had sustained growth in trading vo...
19:42 2019-05-22

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. ...
04:01 2019-08-01

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastr...
19:56 2019-06-27

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid as a sign......
15:42 2019-06-18

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hi...
04:00 2019-05-31

Kazakhstan begins intercepting citizens’ web traffic to ‘protect them from cyber threats’ The Kazakhstan government has started to intercept all HTTPS traffic from all devices within its borders effective July 17, reports ZDNet. Local internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed by the government to force their citizens to insta...
08:56 2019-07-19

Trump administration taps disaster, cyber funds to cover immigration The Trump administration is shifting $271 million earmarked for disaster aid and cyber security to pay for immigration-related facilities, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a leading congressional Democrat said on Tuesday....
02:00 2019-08-28

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
20:14 2019-06-27

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions with Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, raising fears among leaders in the region that Tehran is stepping up its cyberattacks amid growing ten...
06:00 2019-08-08

Minimize Potential Cyber Hack Damage With These 11 Good Data Habits Cybercriminals and hackers are more aggressive than ever these days. With advanced technology, breaches are increasingly common, which puts companies and their customers at risk of fraud and identity theft. To avoid this, businesses need to be extra ...
12:42 2019-05-24

Scheer pledges ‘Canada Cyber Safe’ certification for digital products Scheer says the certification would ensure products that incorporate artificial intelligence or that can access the internet meet ethical and safety standards....
23:00 2019-09-06

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the ...
07:42 2019-06-23

Jobless Men In Madhya Pradesh 'Rent' Out Bank Accounts, Aid Cyber Crime Newly-opened bank accounts of unemployed people in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district are the latest tools used by the cybercriminal looking to park illicit money, the police has said, adding these......
21:56 2019-07-03

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
02:28 2019-06-19

Texas ransomware attacks show big gaps in cyber defenses — expect more like them Local governments often share service providers, making many vulnerable at once, and ransomware can be used to mask more targeted activity by nation-states....
01:42 2019-08-23

Cyber Criminals Are Making Bank Using Stolen Doctor Credentials on the Dark Net A new report by a leading cybersecurity firm finds that healthcare organizations are becoming an increasingly attractive target for criminal hackers due to the premium that black markets place on private health information—and in particular, the cred...
23:28 2019-06-05

Once hacked, twice shy: How auto supplier Harman learned to fight cyber carjackers When researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee in 2015, slowing it to a crawl in the middle of a U.S. highway, the portal the hackers used was an infotainment system made by supplier Harman International....
18:56 2019-09-20

US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn't dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making "active malicious use" of a 2017-era Outlook vulnerability (long since patched) to escape the ...
04:14 2019-07-03

Department of Home Affairs extends cyber consulting contract with Archtis The cybersecurity firm will continue to provide its professional consulting and IT strategic advisory services to the department for another 12 months....
08:28 2019-07-16

EnSilo is raising a series B to monitor and remediate cyber threats (Updated) EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
00:28 2019-06-05

Alleged Iranian hacker who aided cyber espionage attacks on the US unmasked For years, “Mr. Tekide” has been well-known as a red flag within international cybersecurity communities. The alias has managed to evade being publicly identified despite being deemed a top malware developer and hacker whose crypters – which are used...
21:42 2019-07-12

Audit finds Australia Post not effectively managing cyber risks The government-owned entity that wants to build Australia's national identity system and conduct voting via blockchain has been called out by the Audit Office for not being 'cyber resilient'....
03:42 2019-07-05

Woman, 21, accused in alleged cyber fraud of superannuation and share accounts Melbourne woman is accused of being part of syndicate which used stolen identity information to drain millions from multiple accountsMillions of dollars have allegedly been siphoned from personal superannuation and share trading accounts as part of a...
10:56 2019-09-17

New spy czar: Cyber a bigger threat than illegal immigrants ‘crossing the Rio Grande’ President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy czar believes that digital and cyber attacks are a much bigger threat than illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border....
18:42 2019-07-31

Cyber Attacks Cost $45 Billion In 2018 As Ransomware Hits Hard An estimated two million cyber attacks in 2018 resulted in more than $45 billion in losses worldwide as local governments struggled to cope with ransomware and other malicious incidents, a study......
00:56 2019-07-10

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
18:56 2019-06-22

FOCUS-Once hacked, twice shy: How auto supplier Harman learned to fight cyber carjackers When researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee in 2015, slowing it to a crawl in the middle of a U.S. highway, the portal the hackers used was an infotainment system made by supplier Harman International....
14:56 2019-09-20

College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty A recent graduate of Pennsylvania's Haverford College who tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns through a computer lab there has agreed to plead guilty to cybersecurity violations, federal prosecutors said on Monday....
06:28 2019-08-06

North Korea took $2 billion in cyber attacks to fund weapons program: U.N. report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyber attacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report s...
21:56 2019-08-05

The potential for a 'miscalculated' enemy cyberattack keeps me up at night, warns Pentagon cyber chief If there is one thing that keeps the Pentagon's cyber chief up at night, it's the potential for an enemy to "miscalculate" a cyberattack that creates much more damage than is intended....
10:42 2019-09-11

Amazon: Prime Day sales were bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Consumers appear to have embraced Prime Day. The event drew more sales than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, said Amazon.       ...
19:42 2019-07-17

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an American cyber-security company....
23:14 2019-06-14

Amazon says this year's Prime Day surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Amazon also said that on Monday and Tuesday it sold more Amazon devices — like the Echo Dot, the Fire TV Stick and Alexa Voice Remote — over a two-day period than it ever has before....
16:28 2019-07-17

NASA is investigating some astronomical accusations against one of its astronauts, who’s accused of cyber space crime (NBC News)  NASA is investigating what it said is the first ever cyber space crime. The allegations involve astronaut Anne McClain, who’s currently in a divorce and custody dispute with her estranged wife, Summer Worden. According to NBC affili...
07:56 2019-08-27

The Americans will see attack on Saudi oil as an attack on them One of the two oil facilities struck in the early hours of Saturday morning was recently described by one industry expert as the the Achilles Heel of the Saudi oil industry....
09:00 2019-09-15

Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps Donald Trump called off a military strike on undisclosed Iranian assets this week after reports Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a RQ-4A Global Hawk surveillance drone, the incident itself following accusations of Iranian responsibility for attac...
21:56 2019-06-22

Iran silent over reported cyber strike, warns against 'wrong behaviors’ Iranian leaders didn't mention of reports of a U.S. cyberattack but did warn against "wrong behaviors" amid impending sanctions.        ...
22:14 2019-06-23

French cyber-cops shut down Monero-mining botnet that infected 850,000 computers across 100 countries Authorities in France say they have shut down a cryptocurrency mining botnet that had infected more than 850,000 computers across 100 countries. France‘s “cybergendarmes” or more formally, the C3N digital crime-fighting center was alerted to the pote...
12:42 2019-08-29

Trump accuses New York Times of 'virtual treason' over Russia cyber warfare report US president again accuses journalists of being ‘the enemy of the people’US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused the New York Times of “a virtual act of treason” after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric ...
16:56 2019-06-16

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

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

$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

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

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

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

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

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hong Kong, according to the CEO of Telegram.Read more......
13:00 2019-06-13

MI5 stretched to breaking point by threats from terrorists, cyber criminals and neo-Nazi extremists, says security minister Assaults from all types of enemy, including cyber criminals, organised crime bosses, neo-Nazi right-wing extremists and terrorists, were leaving MI5 "stretched", security minister Ben Wallace has warned....
13:56 2019-06-02

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

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian regime....
21:56 2019-05-24

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

US will see attack on Saudi oil as an attack on them One of the two oil facilities struck in the early hours of Saturday morning was recently described by one industry expert as the the Achilles Heel of the Saudi oil industry....
05:00 2019-09-15

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2,200 nurses strike at University of Chicago Medical Center About 2,200 nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center went on strike Friday morning, causing the hospital to curtail services and transfer some patients to other hospitals....
13:00 2019-09-21

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

‘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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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 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

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

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 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

Chicago police capture suspect in shootings that wounded officer, woman Chicago police are searching for a man suspected of shooting and injuring a police officer on Saturday, in addition to shooting a woman in broad daylight on Wednesday, officials said....
01:42 2019-09-22

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

Chicago mayor tells investors she will tackle city's fiscal woes Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday tried to reassure investors in the city's debt that she will take on big financial problems, while providing no new clues as to how she plans to accomplish the task....
11:14 2019-09-21

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

Reconstructing a killing: exhibit challenges police narrative of Chicago man's death New art exhibit uncovers what appear to be missteps by police that led to shooting of Harith AugustusIn the video that Chicago police released to calm outrage over another killing of a black man by a white police officer, Harith Augustus appears to b...
08:14 2019-09-21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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 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

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 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

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

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

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