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Why Are Bigbelly Garbage Cans Disconnected Across Downtown?

Why Are Bigbelly Garbage Cans Disconnected Across Downtown?

You see them on the streets all over downtown Chicago–“Bigbelly” compacting garbage cans. On their face, they are almost an impossibly simple idea: solar-powered trash cans which smash the trash, reducing the frequency with which they need to be emptied, saving manpower and money.

Joe Maddon Describes His ‘Defensive Foot Fetish’

Joe Maddon Describes His ‘Defensive Foot Fetish’

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is one of the most entertaining voices in the baseball world, but he may have outdone himself with the interesting way he explained his love of defensive positioning. Speaking about a catch made by outfielder Ian Happ in Monday’s game against the San Francisco Giants, Maddon said that while the catch was spectacular, it would have been preferable if Happ’s positioning had been better.

3 Juveniles in Custody After Attempted Carjacking: Police

3 Juveniles in Custody After Attempted Carjacking: Police

Three juveniles are in custody after attempting to carjack a 69-year-old man Tuesday night on Chicago’s Southwest Side, according to police. Around 11:42 p.m., authorities said the victim was sitting in a parked car in the 2900 block of W.

Kane Makes Interesting Admission About Playoff Sweep

Kane Makes Interesting Admission About Playoff Sweep

As the Chicago Blackhawks continue to lick their wounds following their playoff defeat at the hands of the Nashville Predators, Patrick Kane made an interesting admission during an interview this week. Talking to Steve Cochran on WGN Radio Tuesday morning , Kane admitted that the Blackhawks’ loss to the Predators still stings, but after seeing the way that Nashville has continued to play and after assessing his own team’s play, Kane admits that the result was justified.

Man ‘Deplaned’ at O’Hare For Not Turning Off Phone: Airline

Man ‘Deplaned’ at O’Hare For Not Turning Off Phone: Airline

WATCH LIVE NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt Reports and analysis of the day’s national and international newsworthy events. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A plane preparing to depart from Chicago returned to its gate after a passenger would not follow crewmembers’ instructions to turn off his phone Wednesday, an airline spokesperson confirmed.

Chance the Rapper Announces Contest for CPS Students

Chance the Rapper Announces Contest for CPS Students

WATCH LIVE NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt Reports and analysis of the day’s national and international newsworthy events. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox GULF SHORES, AL – MAY 21: Chance The Rapper performs at the Surf Stage during 2017 Hangout Music Festival on May 21, 2017 in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Rob Stafford Gives Update After Bone Marrow Transplant

Rob Stafford Gives Update After Bone Marrow Transplant

Almost three months after Rob Stafford announced he would undergo a bone marrow transplant and chemotherapy to fight a rare blood disorder, he sat down with co-anchor Allison Rosati to talk about his progress. “I’m feeling pretty good!” he said in an interview with Allison posted to Facebook.

Dead Woman, Injured Man Found Shot in Crashed Car: Police

Dead Woman, Injured Man Found Shot in Crashed Car: Police

WATCH LIVE NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt Reports and analysis of the day’s national and international newsworthy events. The injured man fled to a nearby home for help, witnesses said, where a bloody handprint was still visible on the door.

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