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Suburban Elementary School Catches Cubs Fever

Suburban Elementary School Catches Cubs Fever

unable to retrieve full-text content Cubs fever is so strong at one elementary school in Wheeling the kids there have created an original musical to celebrate their love of the team. 

Selfie of Pistol-Toting Toddler Prompts Concern

Selfie of Pistol-Toting Toddler Prompts Concern

A photo being circulated of a man holding a little girl gripping what appears to be a handgun—with her finger on the trigger—has a local activist and police searching for answers. Chicago activist Andrew Holmes said Thursday someone reached out to him about the questionable selfie after they saw it on Facebook.

Bears Announce Signing of Veteran QB Mark Sanchez

Bears Announce Signing of Veteran QB Mark Sanchez

Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the Dallas Cowboys attends the 2017 Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual between the USC Trojans and the Penn State Nittany Lions at the Rose Bowl on January 2, 2017 in Pasadena, California. The Chicago Bears have signed veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday.

Family Fights ‘Sex Toy’ Suspension

Family Fights ‘Sex Toy’ Suspension

A Racine, Wisconsin school is disputing a story that they suspended a student for selling sex toys, instead stating the students sexualized the water snake toys. The girl’s father, Milt Habeck, is demanding an apology.

2-Car Crash Causes Backups in Bedford Park

2-Car Crash Causes Backups in Bedford Park

A two-vehicle crash in south suburban Bedford Park caused traffic backups on south Cicero Avenue as police and emergency personnel responded to the scene. The cars crashed near the intersection of Cicero Avenue, 73rd Street and State Road about 3 p.m.

Taylor Kinney Opens Up About Break-Up With Lady Gaga

Taylor Kinney Opens Up About Break-Up With Lady Gaga

“Chicago Fire” star Taylor Kinney has stayed quiet about his break-up with ex-fiancee Lady Gaga, but in a recent interview he revealed his character’s current love life may be more exciting than his real one.  Kinney opened up about life after his ended engagement with Gaga, who he had dated for five years.  He told Entertainment Online at NBC’s Summer Press day that his dating life is now lived “through Chicago Fire.”  “I live vicariously through my character,” he said. Kinney proposed to Gaga in February 2015 and the engagement ended in July 2016.

Food Pantry Volunteer Gets Surprise From Governor Rauner

Food Pantry Volunteer Gets Surprise From Governor Rauner

Howard Goldstein spent Thursday doing what he always does—volunteering with the Red Cross, serving food to his fellow veterans. Little did he know, that Bruce Rauner, the governor of Illinois was waiting in the wings.

Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Adds More Chicago Shows

Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Adds More Chicago Shows

The North American tour of Disney’s “Aladdin” has extended its tour dates in Chicago through Sept. 10, Broadway in Chicago announced Thursday.  Tickets are currently available for performances of the musical at the Cadillac Palace Theatre from April 11 through July 2.

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