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  1. Obamas want input over future presidential centre in Chicago

    Thestar.com - Canada 01.21 / 01:56 www.thestar.com
    In a two-minute video posted on a new website for the Obama Foundation, the couple asked for ideas that can help shape the library, museum and programmatic work for a center geared toward fostering active…
  2. As Trump takes office, thousands head for women's marches on D.C., Chicago

    With a half hour remaining before she and her friends hit the road, Rachel Ellison had just a few more things to pack for her destination bachelorette weekend. There was the hot-pink glitter glue, gold alphabet stickers and pastel-colored poster boards. "Oh, and Sharpies!" she cried out.…
  3. City Club of Chicago: Liberal Arts Colleges & Universities – A Hidden Resource for Chicago and Illinois

    Wgnradio.com - Chicago 01.20 / 06:25 wgnradio.com
    January 19, 2016 Liberal Arts Colleges & Universities: A Hidden Resource for Chicago and Illinois – Donna Carroll and David Parkyn Donna Carroll Donna M. Carroll is beginning her 23rd year as President of Dominican University, a comprehensive Catholic university of 3,500 students, located 10 miles west of Chicago. She is the first lay president of the institution, which was founded in 1901 by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters. In 1997, she led the academic community through a…
  4. Friday, Jan. 20 Filming Locations for VEEP, Chicago Fire, The Defenders, & more!

    Here’s a look at some of the movies and TV shows filming on location on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017: Filming in California TV Series: Feud Stars: Susan Sarandon Location: Ocean Ave and Pico Blvd, Santa Monica TV Series: Veep Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Location: 506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles (7:00 AM – 10:00 PM) Filming in Illinois TV Series: Chicago PD Stars: Sophia Bush Location: 2130 W 21st St, Chicago TV Series: Chicago Fire Stars: Taylor Kinney Location: permit all week at 1360 S. Blue I…
  5. 'Theatre Week' bonanza features 120 Chicago-area productions

    Pantagraph.com - Illinois 01.20 / 04:36 pantagraph.com
    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Theatre Week 2017 is just weeks away and tickets are on s…
  6. Chicago Med Season 2 Recap: Episode 11 – Graveyard Shift

    Gossipandgab.com - Celebrities 01.20 / 03:30 gossipandgab.com
    On tonight's episode of Chicago Med 2017, April gets called into work on her night off and Tate pressures her into slowing down because of her pregnancy and the TB medications. He doesn't want her to add any unnecessary stress to her and the baby. Also on Chicago Med season 2, Dr. Rhodes has to operate on a mystery patient! Find out all the details of tonight's episode of Chicago Med season 2 right here and if you missed last week's Chicago Med 2017, check out my recap right…
  7. Dayton’s murder rate per capita higher than Chicago’s

    Wdtn.com - Ohio (OH) 01.20 / 02:54 wdtn.com
    only on 2 // Chicago's homicide rate per capita for 2016 was the highest it's been in a decade, but Dayton's was…
  8. R.I.P HOWARD KAUFMAN (Manager to Def Leppard/Chicago/Aerosmith)

    Melodicrock.com - Music 01.20 / 02:13 melodicrock.com
      From Billboard.com:   The H.K. Management roster included Aerosmith, Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Buffett, Chicago, Lenny Kravitz and Def Leppard. Howard Kaufman, a frequent collaborator of Irving Azoff's and an influential artist manager whose clients have included some of the biggest names in rock n' roll, has died, Billboard has confirmed. He was 79. The cause of death is as yet u…
  9. Chicago's poor credit rating boosts taxpayer tab for borrowing by tens of millions

    Chicago taxpayers are on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in additional borrowing costs over the next two decades, after interest rates on nearly $1.2 billion in city bonds Thursday came in several percentage points higher than comparable issues in cities with solid credit ratings.…
  10. ‘Chicago Fire’ boss: Rahm, Rauner ‘very hospitable’ to filming

    PASADENA, Calif. — Come March 1, “Chicago Justice” will be the fourth show in Dick Wolf’s NBC “Chicago” empire. Why the switch to Chicago, after all those years in New York for “Law & Order”? Because, Wolf told television critics Wednesday, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel “have made it a very, very [&…
  11. Metra to expand capacity on all lines Saturday for Women’s March on Chicago

    Nwherald.com - McHenry County 01.20 / 00:31 nwherald.com
    Metra trains will have expanded capacity on all lines Saturday to accommodate people traveling to the Women’s March on C…
  12. Correction: Chicago-Gun Ranges story

    Abc27.com - U.S. 01.19 / 22:45 abc27.com
    CHICAGO (AP) — In a Jan. 18 story about a federal appeals court ruling on Chicago’s gun range ordinances, The Associated Press mis…
  13. Pence Administration Denied East Chicago Emergency Declaration

    Wboi.org - Indiana (IN) 01.19 / 22:15 wboi.org
    Before leaving office, former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence denied an emergency declaration request from the city of East Chicago, Indiana. But East Chicago State Rep. Earl Harris, Jr. is hopeful new Gov. Eric Holcomb will still consider one. The Calumet neighborhood of East Chicago has lead and arsenic contamination in its soil at 200 times the legal limit. Harris says the request isn’t something the city asked for lightly. “I didn’t know if there was a lack of understanding or what the situa…
  14. The Latest: Chicago Disappointed in Gun-Range Ruling

    Abcnews.go.com - US 01.19 / 22:03 abcnews.go.com
    Chicago officials are expressing disappointment in a federal court ruling that said city restrictions on publicly accessible gun ranges violated the Second…
  15. Know a Theatre: Black Ensemble Theater of Chicago

    Americantheatre.org - Theater&Dance 01.19 / 21:30 americantheatre.org
    This Windy City theatre works to eradicate racism and unite audiences through its performances and educational…
  16. Chicago’s winter dance card is full on every count

    The winter dance season in Chicago began (quite literally) with a slam and a bang last week. That’s when the eight fearless members of STREB, the “extreme action” ensemble that is as much about athletics and circus as it is about dance, flung themselves onto the stage of the Harris Theater of Music and Dance…
  17. US Court Cites Right to Gun-Range Use, Tosses Chicago Limits

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 01.19 / 21:16 abcnews.go.com
    Chicago is grappling with another defeat in its bid to regulate guns after a U.S. appeals court declared that its restrictions on publicly accessible gun ranges violated the Second…
  18. 50,000 Expected At Chicago Women’s March

    Wsjm.com - Michigan (MI) 01.19 / 21:13 wsjm.com
    From the Associated Press — Organizers say about 50,000 people are expected to attend a women’s march in Chicago the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration. The Women’s March on Chicago is scheduled to begin with a…
  19. Strike 3: Chicago gun-grabbers scorched again

    Wnd.com - Politics 01.19 / 21:12 wnd.com
    A federal appeals court once again has slapped down Chicago’s attempt to reduce its gun violence by making it harder for law-abiding citizen to possess weapons for self-defense. The latest defeat for the city came this week from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. The court said Chicago’s restriction on the location of gun […
  20. Chicago Officer Facing Murder Charge Will be Released: Judge

    A Chicago police officer has been charged with first-degree murder for an off-duty shooting that left an unarmed 38-year-old man dead, the Cook County State's Attorney announced Wednesday. Trina Orlando…