Archive for April, 2011

High School Freshman Charged For CTA Robberies

High School Freshman Charged For CTA Robberies

Talk about teenage rebellion. 15-year-old Tyshun Jones has been officially charged for numerous robberies that have occurred on CTA’s Pink Line. Jones is a freshman at Bradwell Math, Science and Technology Academy, and has been on juvenile court supervision since February for theft. The Pink Line robberies occurred on four separate occasions within the past two weeks at the stops […]

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Buying Fake Designer Bags = Jail?

Buying Fake Designer Bags = Jail?

What would Marc Jacobs do? According to New York City councilwoman Margaret Chin, buying a fake designer purse is a crime worth being put behind bars. Every day in New York City’s Chinatown district and Canal street, dozens of street vendors illegally sell the counterfeit likes of Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, and more. However, it seems as if […]

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Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular at United Center

Oprah’s Farewell Spectacular at United Center

The upcoming final weeks for the Chicago-based daytime talk queen are approaching fast. Fans have been questioning how Oprah Winfrey will leave with a bang. A recent reveal gives insight to her planned spectacle: “Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular.” Set to tape at the United Center on May 17, Winfrey will tape a “star-studded” extravaganza that will cover two days […]

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Bulls Wrap Series

Bulls Wrap Series

The Bulls wrapped up the first round Tuesday night getting their fourth win against the Indiana Pacers 116-89. They did it in front of 23,000 fans at the Madhouse on Madison. The Bulls will either play the Magic or the Hawks Monday night in Chicago. “They didn’t play us like an eighth seed,” Chicago guard Keith Bogans said. “It was toe to toe.”

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Blackhawks Lose In Tragic Overtime

Blackhawks Lose In Tragic Overtime

Blackhawks loose a heartbreaking game Tuesday 2-1 in overtime to the No.1 Vancouver Canucks. It was a tough fight for Chicago getting the ending they were not hoping for. “It’s tough to lose that one, we had a lot of momentum going into OT,” Crawford said. “I don’t think anyone would have believed we’d climb back into a Game 7 — and it could have just as easily gone our way. It was a great battle by our team, other than that, I don’t know what to say.”

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Japan Elects First Openly Gay Official

Japan Elects First Openly Gay Official

An openly gay man has been elected as a public official for the Toshima Ward Assembly in Japan. Newly elected Taiga Ishikawa is an active member of the LGBT community and has published books promoting sexual equality for all, with one of his works entitled Where’s My Boyfriend?. Says 36-year-old Ishikawa, “I hope this news will give a hope to […]

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Public Libraries Allow Porn

Public Libraries Allow Porn

Too much? Not for New York. Watching pornography in New York City’s public libraries is now permitted due to a policy of free speech protected by the First Amendment. Computers in all of New York’s over 200 public libraries will now have access to adult video content as well as online webpages. However, any XXX viewership will be blocked for […]

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Cubs Care: $1 million In Grants

Cubs Care: $1 million In Grants

A rainy day in Chicago didn’t stop the Cubs from brightening up over 47 non-profit organizations missions. The Chicago Cubs teamed up with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation to announce more than $1 million in donations serving those in need in the Chicago Area. Pitcher Randy Wells passed out checks and shook the hands of grateful recipients during the 2011 Cubs […]

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12-Year-Old Boy Shot Outside School

12-Year-Old Boy Shot Outside School

A 12-year-old boy walking out of out a South Side elementary school was shot in the back, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Darryl Baety. The shooting happened at about 2:45 p.m. at Cook Elementary School in the 8150 block of South Bishop Avenue, according to Baety. The boy was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition, Baety […]

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Kristin Cavallari & Jay Cutler Engaged

Kristin Cavallari & Jay Cutler Engaged

After eight months of dating, Jay Cutler and reality TV personality Kristin Cavallari are engaged to be married. People.com reports that the Chicago Bears quarterback proposed to the former star of “Laguna Beach” and “The Hills” during a weekend trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The ring reportedly is 5.2 carats.     *Featured Image via Google Images

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