Tag: Chicago

Charges Against “Empire” Star Jussie Smollett Dropped

CHICAGO, IL—All charges of filing a false police report against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett were dropped on Tuesday, March 26. Cook County First Assistant State...

Jussie Smollett Brutally Attacked… or Not?

CHICAGO— Jussie Smollet was brutally attacked while walking to Subway Restaurant.  The attackers were in ski masks, wearing MAGA hats yelling racist and homophobic...

Eddie Olczyk Announces Cancer Diagnosis

CHICAGO, IL—Eddie Olczyk, TV analyst for the Chicago Blackhawks and NBC Sports, announced on Tuesday, August 9 he has been diagnosed colon cancer via the...

Brian Campbell Retires, Joins Chicago’s Front Office

CHICAGO, IL—Seventeen year NHL veteran Brian Campbell, 38, announced on Monday, July 17 that he has officially hung up his jersey and skates. He...

Blackhawks 2017 Roster Changes In Last 2 Days

CHICAGO, IL—Since the 2017 free agency season commenced on Saturday, July 1, the Chicago Blackhawks have closed deals with Patrick Sharp, Tommy Wingels, Jean-Francois Beurbe,...

Los Angeles Kings 2017 Draft Summary

CHICAGO, IL—The Los Angeles Kings made a total of seven selections at the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, held at the United Center on...

NJ Devils Select #1 Drafted Swiss Player

CHICAGO, IL—With the No. 1 overall pick at the 2017 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils selected 18 year-old Nico Hischier, a native of Naters,...

Capitals Lock In 8 Year Deal With T.J. Oshie

ARLINGTON, VA—The Washington Capitals closed a deal with forward T.J. Oshie on Friday, June 23. He signed an eight-year, $46 million contract extension. Had Oshie not agreed...

Chicago’s Four Player Deal In 2017 NHL Draft

CHICAGO, IL—The Blackhawks sent forwards Artemi Panarin and Tyler Motte to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for former Blackhawk Brandon Saad and goaltender Anton...

2017 NHL Draft To Be Hosted By Chicago Blackhawks

CHICAGO, IL—On Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24, the 2017 NHL Draft will be held at the United Center, the home of the...

Dodgers Sweep Cubs Despite Kershaws Struggles

LOS ANGELES—With two Cy Young pitchers on the mound, who would have expected Sunday afternoons outcome to come into fruition. Clayton Kershaw and Jon...

Wood Stays Unbeaten, Dodgers Top Cubs 4-0

LOS ANGELES—Alex Wood is unstoppable. After starting the season in the bullpen he has taken over as a starting pitcher and hasn't looked back....

Toddler Shooting Caught On Facebook

CHICAGO, IL--A Chicago shooting claimed the lives of a two year-old boy and a 26 year-old man, and left a pregnant woman, 20, wounded. A video of...

Four Charged In Torturing Mentally Disabled Teen On Facebook Live

CHICAGO, IL—Four suspects have been arrested in connection with an attack on a mentally disabled teenager that was streamed on Facebook Live. Jordan Hill, 18, Tesfaye...

Lakers Beat Bulls Behind Randle’s 20 Rebounds

CHICAGO, IL—The Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 14-point deficit, defeating the Chicago Bulls 96-90 on Wednesday, November 30. Julius Randle scored 13 points and...

Four Arrests Made In Chicago Attack Of ‘Trump Supporter’

CHICAGO, IL—Four suspects have been arrested and charged for their alleged involvement in the  November 9 vehicular hijacking and beating of a Chicago man. Suspects...

Chief Keef Holds Benefit Concert By Hologram

BEVERLY HILLS—Rapper Chief Keef will be holding a concert in Chicago, via hologram from Los Angeles, to benefit the family of a toddler struck...

Riot On The Southwest Chief (1)

UNITED STATES—Raveendran Patel looked forlornly at the Kansas plains emerging from the dawn mists at daybreak, behind the panoramic glass of the observation car....

The Wizard Of Waupaca

WAUPACA, WISCONSIN—The abrasive stench of the overchlorinated indoor pool permeated the hallways at the Village Motel.  In this atmosphere I did my morning exercises, and...

Ducks Lose Game 7 To Blackhawks

ANAHEIM—Game 7 woes continue for the Anaheim Ducks. The Chicago Blackhawks, however, captured their third Western Conference title in six years with a 5-3 win...
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