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Chicago Man Fraudulently Accrued 42 Million Delta SkyBonus Points, U.S. Says

Gennady Podolsky used his position as a travel agent to cheat Delta Air Lines out of $1.75 million worth of loyalty points, according to an indictment....

Chicago Man Fraudulently Accrued 42 Million Delta SkyBonus Points, U.S. Says

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10 of the top credit card offers in August, from up to $500 cash back on Delta flights to the best points-earning pick for beginners Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Signing up for a rewards credit card and earning its welcome bonus is one of the easiest ways to earn a ton of points, miles, or cash back. While some credit card bonuses stay largely the same, others increase from tim...
14:17, 08/11/2019

"His Methods Are Trade Secret": Travel Agent Gamed Delta Of $1.75 Million Gennady Podolsky was heralded as a travel agent extraordinaire, known for getting his clients from point A to point B with more speed and ingenuity than your average operator....
03:32, 09/14/2019

Travel agent charged with scamming Delta out of 42 million reward miles A manager at a Chicago travel agency has been charged with "illegally reaping" more than 42 million Delta Air Lines miles worth more than $1.75 million by registering customers as employees on the airline's business rewards program....
23:00, 09/13/2019

If you fly Delta even just once or twice a year, the Gold Delta Amex is worth it thanks to a free checked bag and other benefits Business Insider The Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express gives you 2 SkyMiles per dollar for purchases at Delta and 1 mile per dollar everywhere else. While the card has a $95 annual fee, benefits like a free checked bag and r...
04:48, 08/03/2019

Fly Delta? It's a Particularly Good Time to Sign Up For a Delta Amex. If you’re a frequent Delta flyer, it’s a particularly good time to sign up for a Delta Amex, as all three cards just launched lucrative limited time welcome offers.Read more......
18:00, 05/30/2019

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's accoun...
13:32, 09/13/2019

Weather: Old Man Winter holds on for another snow storm for 16 million in Chicago, Midwest A late-April snowstorm is forecast to dump up to 10 inches of snow across a 1,200-mile swath of the Midwest and Great Lakes states, including Chicago.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Chicago Catholic Church Paid $80 Million To Sex Abuse Survivors: Lawyers A victim of clergy abuse urged other survivors to come forward Tuesday as lawyers revealed that the Catholic Church in Chicago had paid out more than $80 million in sexual assault cases....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Cyclone Fani Set To Hit Odisha Soon, Over A Million Evacuated: 10 Points Over a million people have been evacuated to temporary shelters in Odisha as Cyclone Fani - billed as the most severe cyclonic storm since the super cyclone of 1999 -- is expected to make landfall......
21:00, 05/02/2019

Chicago mayor warns of 'hard choices' to deal with $838 million budget deficit Chicago faces an $838 million deficit in its upcoming budget, the largest in the city's recent history, due to growing costs for personnel, pensions and debt, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced on Thursday....
19:00, 08/29/2019

Dentist fraudulently received $25G in food, medical benefits, police say A Pennsylvania dentist who owned and ran a successful practice is accused of receiving more than $25,000 in food and medical benefits over the last four years, according to Wednesday reports. ...
08:00, 06/27/2019

Texas family charged in scheme to buy Masters tickets fraudulently Four members of a family from Texas face charges over a scheme to illegally obtain Masters tickets and resell them for a profit.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Tesla Owner Suit Claims Software Update Fraudulently Cut Battery Capacity A Tesla owner has filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update....
23:48, 08/08/2019

Tesla owner lawsuit claims software update fraudulently cut battery capacity A Tesla Inc owner has filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update to avoid a costly recall to fix what plaintiffs allege are defective batteries....
19:16, 08/08/2019

Sensex Slumps 642 Points, Nifty Turns Negative For 2019: 10 Points Indian share markets suffered sharp losses on Tuesday amid heavy selling pressure as fears of rising crude oil prices and weakness in the rupee against the US dollar rattled investor sentiment. The......
12:48, 09/17/2019

The Good Points And Bad Points Of Living In Tokyo Do you live in Tokyo? Do you want to? Recently online in Japan, people listed the good points and the bad ones of living in the metropolis with the largest population density on Earth....
05:00, 06/13/2019

Chicago School Professor Fights ‘Chicago School’ Beliefs That Abet Big Tech The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
01:48, 09/16/2019

Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower: Everything You Need to Know Delta Aquarid meteor shower is set to dazzle the night sky this coming week. We tell you everything you need to know and how you can watch it tonight....
10:16, 07/29/2019

Delta Thinks Its Employees Are Morons Delta, an airline company that absorbs over $5 billion in annual profit and has a share price that’s soared to over eight times its value since 2011, does not want its flight attendants to unionize and demand fair compensation as a unit. Instead of m...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Your next Delta flight may offer free Wi-Fi Spotty Wi-Fi that also costs too much is often among the more frequent complaints of an airline’s customers, which is why you’re starting to see air carriers experiment a bit with how they make the amenity available. JetBlue may be the on...
01:48, 05/10/2019

What's the most stressful part of your trip? Delta wants to know Delta is gathering more data from customers than ever in hopes of avoiding customer service problems and increasing customer satisfaction, its CFO says....
18:48, 07/16/2019

Take a peek inside Delta’s new $4B LaGuardia terminal This is what a multi-billion dollar makeover looks like. LaGuardia Airport’s once-dowdy Delta terminal will look clean and sleek with a skylight, floor-to-ceiling windows and views of CitiField once its $4 billion renovation is completed, rende...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Two foreign workers kidnapped from oil rig in Nigeria's Delta Gunman kidnapped two foreign workers from an oil rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, the military said - the second abduction there in less than a week....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Delta Gains From MAX Grounding and High Demand Delta Air Lines raised its profit outlook for this year, as strong travel demand and the diminished capacity of competitors with grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets buoyed the third-biggest U.S. carrier....
10:16, 07/11/2019

We've discovered a massive dinosaur-era river delta under the sea Some of the first dinosaurs may have lived and hunted on the largest delta plain ever discovered, which was 10 times the size of the Amazon river delta...
12:32, 04/28/2019

How Delta Motorsport has reinvented the test mule Delta’s engineers deliberately chose a tall city car application for the first version of the new EV chassis as the most difficult case – a longer version would have been easier to create A highly adaptable new chassis has been fast-tracked into ex...
10:16, 09/04/2019

U.S. Senate confirms former Delta executive to head FAA The U.S. Senate voted 52-to-40 along party lines on Wednesday to confirm former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to head the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency that has faced scrutiny relating to safety over the past year....
12:48, 07/24/2019

How Delta Motorsports has reinvented the test mule Delta’s engineers deliberately chose a tall city car application for the first version of the new EV chassis as the most difficult case – a longer version would have been easier to create A highly adaptable new chassis has been fast-tracked into ex...
22:16, 09/03/2019

Delta says the next big battle between airlines will take place on the ground Delta says the next big area of competition in air travel is not in the passenger cabin but in the airport experience. Biometric screening at security, remodeling of terminals and the addition of tiered lounges are remaking the ground experience....
10:16, 07/22/2019

That Man Who Went Viral Claiming He Took a Delta Flight Alone Duped Everyone Vincent Peone’s lucky flight story went viral earlier this week after he posted a video showing how he got his “own private jet” for an apparent trip from Aspen to Salt Lake City after Delta rescheduled his original flight.Read more......
13:32, 08/16/2019

Delta pilot suspected of drinking arrested CNN – An airline pilot in Minnesota was arrested after reportedly showing up to work drunk. Officials say Gabriel Schroeder was taken off a fully boarded Delta Airlines flight at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Tuesday. He allegedl...
16:16, 07/31/2019

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management Workers report threats, intimidation, and anti-union sentiments from management, a Guardian investigation revealsEvette Avery worked part-time as a gate agent at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia, for seven years before she was fired in January 2019...
23:48, 06/11/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta - airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
09:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta: airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
09:32, 05/15/2019

Delta Air Lines wants "more detail" from man who says he was "sucked through the toilet hole" Delta Air Lines, a company so ramshackle it calls itself D-list in its very name, is not having a good week. Just yesterday, as Gizmodo’s Tom McKay reported, an engine on one of its old as hell planes gave out in a very frightening manner, forcing a ...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Delta says free cocktails are coming to the cheap seats Delta Airlines has announced that economy passengers on international flights will receive free welcome-aboard cocktails, and that's not all.       ...
16:32, 07/03/2019

Delta Sues Chatbot Provider Over 2017 Breach The airline is suing an artificial-intelligence company that powered a chatbot on its website, accusing it of lax cybersecurity that caused a 2017 data breach. The unusual lawsuit highlights the sensitive relations between companies that have been ha...
09:32, 08/16/2019

Brawl breaks out on delayed Delta flight at JFK airport It was a flight or fight response. A “nightmare” JFK flight to Miami was delayed for so long that cops had to be summoned after fights broke out between frustrated — and exhausted — passengers. Delta Flight 2385 sat on the tarmac for near...
23:48, 08/18/2019

The 1980 Lancia Delta Deserves a Glass of Champagne In 1980, the hatchback field in Europe was getting crowded and competition was tough. It took something extra to win European Car of the Year and the Lancia Delta had that something....
18:48, 08/10/2019

Your Ridiculously Awesome Lancia Delta Integrale Wallpapers Are Here The Lancia Delta Integrale HF owned the hot hatch game in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. With a couple hundred turbocharged horsepowers on tap and four driven wheels, this Group B homologation monster would really scoot. The driving experience is typi...
13:16, 06/02/2019

Delta Air quarterly profit surges 39% on higher fares Delta Air Lines Inc reported a 39.3% rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, as the second-largest U.S. carrier benefited from higher fares and flying fuller planes....
05:00, 07/11/2019

Can we create new land to save the fragile Mississippi delta? Every 90 minutes, land the size of one American football field disappears from the Mississippi delta and coastal ecosystem. A giant model could be key to creating new land...
00:00, 09/17/2019

Delta passenger sues after being mauled by emotional support dog A Delta passenger who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support dog is suing the airline, claiming it didn’t properly vet the “dangerous” dog before letting it on the plane. Marlin Jackson had to get 28 stitches to sew up parts of his face after ...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Delta not tempted by potential Boeing 737 MAX deals -executives Delta Air Lines is not tempted by any potential deals on the Boeing Co 737 MAX and will be "staying the course" with the Airbus SE 321 family, Delta executives said on a conference call on Thursday....
10:16, 07/11/2019

Delta uniforms will now include sign language as an option On Delta Air Lines, the in-flight crew members' uniforms will indicate whether they know a signed language. About 5% of the global population has a disabling level of hearing loss....
13:16, 07/30/2019

Delta pilot yanked from boarded plane because he was probably drunk Travelers hoping to depart from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport on Tuesday morning were forced to delay their plans after their pilot was pulled from the plane and arrested. The man, Gabriel Schroeder, wasn’t a wanted criminal,...
12:16, 07/31/2019

Consumer confidence in 737 Max jets 'going to take a while to come back,' says Delta CEO Ed Bastian As airlines extend cancellations of the Boeing 737 Max, Delta's CEO says it'll likely take longer than expected for the jets to return to service....
09:00, 06/12/2019

How to View the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower This Weekend The Delta Aquarids meteor shower is getting ready to peak on Sunday and Monday, so if you’re going to try to catch it, now’s your chance. Although it favors the Southern Hemisphere, it’s still visible from mid-northern latitudes. Wherever you are, th...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
16:48, 05/16/2019

Delta Air Lines crew detains passenger who tried to enter the cockpit A Delta Air Lines crew detained a passenger who tried to enter the cockpit in an incident that forced a New York-bound plane to return to Puerto Rico.       ...
06:00, 07/05/2019

Passengers heard loud ‘boom’ before Delta emergency landing Chaos broke out on a Delta flight to Baltimore on Monday when one of the plane’s engines failed mid-flight, causing a loud “boom” and forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing, passengers and the airline said. Some of the 148 p...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Man Attacked By Emotional-Support Dog On Delta Flight Sues Airline An attack on a plane by a fellow passenger's emotional-support dog left Marlin Jackson needing 28 stitches, according to a negligence lawsuit filed Friday against Delta Air Lines and the dog's owner.......
19:16, 05/29/2019

Delta to resume flights to India with service between New York JFK and Mumbai The airline said its return to India was made possible by 2018 agreements between the governments of the U.S., United Arab Emirates and Qatar.        ...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Final Delta IV medium rocket carries GPS satellite into orbit The newest of the nation's GPS satellites was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on Thursday morning. The launch was the last for a United Launch Alliance Delta IV medium rocket....
10:00, 08/22/2019

The Peak of the Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower Is Coming. Here’s How to Watch It July has already been full of space-related celebrations and history, but there’s one more big event in store: the Delta Aquarid meteor shower will peak at the end of July, and NASA meteor expert Dr. Bill Cooke has some advice for all the starg...
15:48, 07/26/2019

‘Suicidal’ Delta passenger tries to open plane door mid-flight A suicidal Delta passenger tried to yank open the plane’s door mid-flight — forcing a pilot to declare an emergency as it landed at LaGuardia Airport on Friday, sources told The Post. The chaos on Flight 5935, which originated from North Caroli...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Delta waives penalty for canceling Dominican Republic flights Delta Air Lines is allowing passengers flying to Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana airport to change or cancel their flights without penalty amid a recent spate of mysterious deaths and illnesses in the country. The airline announced flight changes for...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Delta Air not expecting flight cancellations as result of tech issue Delta Air Lines Inc said it was not expecting flight cancellations as a result of a technical glitch that had affected booking, check-in and boarding services....
22:48, 06/19/2019

United and Delta Cover Their Seatback Cameras in Bid to Stop Freaking You Out Evidently registering that no one wants to be stared down by a camera for the entirety of their flight, United and Delta are now covering the tiny in-unit cameras in the back-of-seat entertainment units on their planes. American Airlines may be consi...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Delta Air Lines just made it cheaper to travel with bikes, surfboards The airline is eliminating its $150 fee for oversize sports equipment, following a similar move by American. Travelers will pay standard bag fees.       ...
06:16, 07/18/2019

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technology forces itself upon you....
08:00, 07/13/2019

These Delta credit cards offer big rewards on your next big tech purchase STOP! Before you make that big money tech purchase (perhaps your eye has been caught by the potentially $45,000 new Mac Pro), it's worth pausing to consider whether grabbing a reward-heavy credit card to buy it with is worth the trouble. Especia...
11:00, 06/04/2019

The last single-stick Delta rocket launched Thursday, and it put on a show On Thursday morning, the final Delta IV Medium rocket launched from Florida. [credit: United Launch Alliance ] On Thursday morning, United ...
17:32, 08/22/2019

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Board, has been covered by backwater floods that can’t seem to escape....
19:16, 05/23/2019

Flying Solo: How One Lucky Man Got Private Jet Experience On Delta Flight Having your flight rescheduled is usually a negative experience. But Vincent Peone's led to one of the most noteworthy travel moments of his life. Peone ended up being the only passenger on his Delta......
05:00, 08/13/2019

Delta CEO Calls Boeing 737 Max Problems a 'One Off' Despite Two Deadly Crashes on Other Airlines Delta has never flown the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded worldwide in the wake of two crashes that killed 346 people in Ethiopia and Indonesia. But Delta still wants to assure people that Boeing’s problems aren’t a big deal, judging by...
05:32, 06/12/2019

MG Motor India Partners With Delta Electronics To Set Up EV Charing Infrastructure We'd already told you that MG Motor India will be launching the e-ZS electric car in the country very soon and as part of its commitment to developing the ecosystem for EVs in India, the company today......
09:32, 08/29/2019

Delta passenger suing over alleged attack by emotional-support dog: report A Delta Air Lines passenger who was allegedly attacked by a fellow passenger’s emotional support dog in 2017 is now suing the airline after dealing with injuries to his face and upper body, according to a report....
01:48, 05/29/2019

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
06:48, 05/29/2019

Delta and JetBlue waiving change fees for flights to Dominican Republic Delta and JetBlue are waiving change fees for flights to the Dominican Republic. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
12:48, 06/28/2019

Utah-Detroit Delta flight makes emergency Wyoming landing CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Delta flight has made an emergency landing in Wyoming after instruments detected a possible fire in the plane’s cargo area. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that there were no injuries among the more than 200 passengers...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Delta passenger gets flight all to himself and shares epic video of personalized experience These days, it's rare to get your row to yourself, let alone the whole plane. But that's what happened during director Vincent Peone's Delta flight.       ...
16:00, 08/13/2019

Gogo preps for free in-flight wi-fi as Delta trial holds promise Gogo will have to add satellite capacity if airlines follow Delta's lead should it offer complementary in-flight wi-fi service. Here's how Gogo's revenue could grow in a free wi-fi world among carriers....
03:48, 08/09/2019

Watch: Lone passenger on Delta flight chronicles 'private jet' experience A New York man who caught a flight from Colorado to Utah chronicled his experience on video when he turned out to be the only passenger on the plane....
10:00, 08/14/2019

Thick mist inside Delta plane left passengers wondering Mist filled Delta Flight 100 while it was waiting to takeoff from Jacksonville, Florida, alarming those on board. Passengers say the flight crew gave little to no explanation as to what was going on. Delta said that since the incident was related to ...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Two Shell oil workers rescued after Nigeria Delta region kidnapping: police Two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta region last week have been rescued, a police spokesman and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) said on Tuesday....
16:48, 04/30/2019

New York-bound Delta flight fills with thick mist before takeoff Talk about a fright on a flight. Delta Air Lines passengers who traveled from Florida to New York on Sunday night were in for a slight scare when a foglike mist engulfed the cabin before takeoff. But one customer claims that the flight crew failed to...
18:00, 08/15/2019

Travel agent scammed Delta out of $1.75M in frequent flyer miles, prosecutors say The managing partner of a small, Chicago-based travel agency is accused of scamming Delta out of nearly $2 million worth of frequent flyer miles. Gennady Podolsky, a 43-year-old dual Ukrainian and American citizen, was arraigned on wire-fraud charges...
16:00, 09/14/2019

Delta flight from Atlanta to Baltimore diverts to Raleigh due to possible engine issue A Delta Air Lines flight traveling from Atlanta to Baltimore diverted its course Monday after a possible engine issue.       ...
18:16, 07/09/2019

U.S. gives tentative approval for expanded Delta, Air France, Virgin joint venture U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao granted tentative approval on Friday for an expanded transatlantic joint venture made up of Delta Air Lines Inc , Air France KLM SA and Virgin Atlantic....
15:16, 08/02/2019

Suspected drunk Delta pilot arrested, kicked off plane just before flight A Delta pilot who authorities suspect was boozed up was booted off a fully boarded plane in Minneapolis and arrested, according to new reports. Gabriel Lyle Schroeder, 37, was cuffed just after 11 a.m. Tuesday after police at Minneapolis-St. Paul Int...
04:48, 07/31/2019

In Egypt's Nile Delta, fishermen's families hope for a bigger catch In Egypt's Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day's fishing....
07:16, 05/23/2019

Delta's test of free in-flight Wi-Fi may shame other airlines into offering service Now Delta Air Lines is taking its first steps towards offering free Wi-Fi as well. The Atlanta-based carrier started a two-week pilot test on May 13 that includes free Wi-Fi on around 55 domestic short-, medium- and long-haul flight segments a day....
08:00, 05/19/2019

Delta flight bound for San Antonio diverted because of cracked plane windshield A Delta connection from Minneapolis to San Antonio diverted to Tulsa Thursday because of a cracked windshield.        ...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Delta’s pit bull ban overruled as feds clarify rules for flying with pets The Department of Transportation said that airline employees can bar any animal they consider a safety threat, however, they cannot issue a blanket ban against an entire breed of dog or cat, such as pit bulls....
11:16, 08/09/2019

Rocket Report: Single-core Delta IV is no more, fully automated Soyuz Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 2.12 of the Rocket Report! This week's report might as well be brought to you by United Launch Alliance—but never fear, dear readers, no one influences the re...
05:00, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Delta Air not expecting flight cancellations as result of tech issue Delta Air Lines Inc said it was not expecting flight cancellations as a result of a technical glitch that had affected booking, check-in and boarding services....
00:16, 06/20/2019

Delta flight attendants say Zac Posen uniforms caused health issues Two Delta Air Lines flight attendants are taking an American clothing company to court over allegations that their Zac Posen designed uniforms are causing a slew of medical issues including rashes, headaches, fatigue and more. On May 22, plaintiffs G...
13:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Delta CEO sees 'marginal benefit' as competitors grapple with Boeing MAX grounding Delta Air Lines Inc sees the momentum behind 6.5% quarterly revenue growth continuing throughout the year, Chief Executive Ed Bastian said, citing strong domestic demand that led the No. 2 U.S. carrier to lift its full-year profit forecast....
05:00, 07/11/2019

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
20:32, 06/20/2019

Delta's Credit Cards Just Launched Valuable New Limited Time Welcome Offers If you’re a frequent Delta flyer, it’s a particularly good time to apply for a Delta Amex, as two of the airlines’ three cards just launched lucrative limited time welcome offers....
19:48, 08/01/2019

Ruptured pipeline in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil: NNPC chief A pipeline that ruptured on Friday in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil, but has been contained, the head of state oil company NNPC said on Saturday....
14:00, 08/31/2019

Delta flight diverted to Wyoming airport when cargo hold temperature rises A Delta flight from Salt Lake City to Detroit made an emergency landing at a Wyoming airport when pilot deployed fire extinguishing measures in the cargo hold....
20:48, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. gives tentative approval for expanded Delta, Air France, Virgin joint venture U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao granted tentative approval on Friday for an expanded transatlantic joint venture made up of Delta Air Lines Inc , Air France KLM SA and Virgin Atlantic ....
14:16, 08/02/2019

Two Delta Air Lines planes clip wings at Boston Logan International Airport Two Delta Air Lines planes touched wings at Boston Logan International Airport as a flight was arriving to its gate Friday night.       ...
11:16, 07/21/2019

Delta flight attendants claim uniforms causing headaches and rashes in lawsuit Delta's "Passport Plum" uniforms were made by Lands' End, which is named in the lawsuit, and issued to 64,000 employees in May 2018.        ...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Hate paying for internet service at 35,000 feet? Delta to test free in-flight Wi-Fi Delta passengers on select flights beginning May 13 will receive free high-speed Wi-Fi. The initial test will last two weeks.        ...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Rocket Report: Catching a falling fairing, Delta IV Heavy may stop in 2024 Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.10 of the Rocket Report! We are stuffed with news this week, running over 2,000 words with lots of things coming out ...
16:16, 08/09/2019

Scary video shows Delta plane engine malfunction before emergency landing In a terrifying incident on Monday, a Delta airplane was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its engines malfunctioned mid-flight. The crew was able to safely land the plane with its 148 passengers, all of whom made it home without a scr...
10:48, 07/10/2019

Video Captures Delta Air Lines MD-88 Engine Failing Mid-Flight Before Emergency Landing There are many things that one never wants to see out a plane window, and this is definitely one of them. In a video posted to Twitter by user Logan Webb, one of Delta Flight 1425's engines can be seen with what appears to be its spinner complete...
21:48, 07/09/2019

One family almost lost $300 on a fake Delta site. Here's how to avoid this summer travel scam Consumers may lose money as phony travel agents, fake airline sites and others try to trick you when booking a free trip.       ...
16:16, 08/05/2019

Most people don't realize this Delta credit card comes with an annual companion plane ticket — it can be an incredible value if you use it right Delta When you have the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, you'll earn a free companion pass each year when you renew the card. The companion pass or certificate is basically a buy-one-get-one coupon for domestic main-ca...
04:48, 08/03/2019

Delta saves 41 stranded students with a private flight after American Airlines cancels trip A group of fifth graders from Oklahoma arrived at their Washington, DC, field trip in style, touching down in the nation’s capital on a private Delta Air Lines flight after their American Airlines trip was canceled at the last minute. On June 2, 41 f...
18:00, 06/11/2019

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
05:16, 06/21/2019

Big Labor group tweets 'guillotine' joke after Delta Air Lines CEO opposes unionization efforts The AFL-CIO, the largest labor organization in the U.S., came under fire Thursday after tweeting a parody version of a real Delta Air Lines print ad that suggested that workers could find other uses for the $700 a year they would spend on union dues....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Twitter tears into Delta for its tone-deaf anti-union, pro-video game poster Delta Airlines is passing around anti-union posters comparing union dues to the price of a new console, implying the latter will bring employees more joy than the former. And this particular message is uniting both gamers and pro-union labor leaders ...
19:16, 05/10/2019

Delta to workers: Spend money on video games, not dues; union supporters outraged The International Association of Machinists is trying to organize Delta ground workers and flight attendants and Delta is fighting the effort.        ...
07:48, 05/10/2019

Delta Air Lines flight makes emergency landing due to possible fire in plane’s cargo area A Delta flight has made an emergency landing in Wyoming after instruments detected a possible fire in the plane’s cargo area.       ...
21:00, 06/15/2019

Delta told workers to save up for football, beer and video games instead of joining a union. It didn’t go well. In the charged world of social media, where a newly invigorated left shares space with digital media workers who have recently unionized, the anti-union posters fell with a thud....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Delta flight's 8-hour delay frays passengers' nerves; police called to break up fight Port Authority police officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City reportedly had to intervene after a fight broke out on a Delta flight that was delayed around eight hours Thursday....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Dear Delta Airlines: video games and beer cannot compete with joining a union | Stephen Greenhouse The airline is telling employees that unions take money they could spend on entertainment instead. Will anyone really fall for that anti-union tactic?In its latest offensive to beat back unionization, Delta Airlines displays total contempt for labor ...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Videos show chaos on Delta flight delayed for 7 hours, where police were called after fights broke out between passengers Twitter/GlennaWPLG Videos show bedlam on a Delta Airlines flight after it was delayed seven hours and police were called to break up fights. Delta Flight 2385 was due to leave New York's John F Kennedy Airport at 3:52 p.m. ET on Thursday, but severe...
05:32, 08/16/2019

Meet Delta Rae, the indie band unexpectedly launched to fame by the Taylor Swift-Scooter Braun feud Right after Swift skewered Big Machine Label Group, her former home, Delta Rae announced they were also leaving the label — and "Swifties" rushed in with support....
10:48, 07/03/2019

Delta Air Lines is delivering retiring Georgia mailman Floyd Martin on a free dream trip to Hawaii For 35 years, Floyd Martin delivered mail to 500 customers along his route in Marietta, Georgia. Now, Delta Air Lines is delivering for "Mr. Floyd."        ...
09:16, 05/28/2019

Rained Out by Hurricane Barry, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Turns Canceled Convention Day Into Major Food Donation As Hurricane Barry barreled through the Gulf Coast this weekend, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scrambled to wrap up its biennial convention in New Orleans early....
08:32, 07/16/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
14:48, 05/22/2019

With 150 million users, Brainly raises $30 million to expand its social learning platform in the U.S. Brainly, which claims 150 million monthly users globally, has raised $30 million to expand its P2P learning platform in the U.S. and elsewhere.Read More...
11:16, 07/25/2019

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
08:16, 09/17/2019

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or offices....
19:32, 08/27/2019

Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises $30 million, brings total to $58 million U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 million....
06:00, 05/20/2019

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
09:32, 08/20/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million...
21:16, 05/01/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
15:16, 06/14/2019

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The pe...
06:32, 09/14/2019

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
04:48, 09/07/2019

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
11:32, 08/16/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
18:16, 07/15/2019

US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the airport in San Juan, Puerto Rican police and the ai...
20:48, 07/03/2019

Unruly passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight to Paris A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat and then threw up during a Delta flight to Paris.        ...
07:32, 06/15/2019

Look up! The Delta Aquariid meteor shower will light up the night sky Sunday night The nights may be short, but with the weather warm it's a great time to check out a few meteors: The Delta Aquariid meteor shower peaks Sunday night, July 28.        ...
16:32, 07/26/2019

Indiana man arrested for hitting Delta flight attendant on Paris flight, causing diversion A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat during a flight from Indianapolis International Airport to Paris.       ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Up to 50,000 bonus miles and $500 credit with Delta's new credit card offers If you're a fan of using credit cards to make the most out of your big ticket tech purchases (or any other shopping, for that matter) then the latest offers from Delta are well worth your attention.The air line is going big on bonuses on its lat...
13:48, 08/02/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Delta capping flight prices, American offering reduced fares from Florida as hurricane nears As Hurricane Dorian hurtles toward the United States, travelers may be trying to evacuate – but are airlines "fare gouging" with high flight prices?       ...
01:00, 08/31/2019

'Angels exist': Gayle King, Holland Taylor thank Delta employees for finding lost items "CBS This Morning" anchor Gayle King and "Two and a Half Men" star Holland Taylor are thanking Delta employees for tracking down their lost items.       ...
06:00, 06/28/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and ...
21:16, 05/01/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent hig...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and fu...
21:16, 05/01/2019

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September...
00:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume be...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Uber Freight HQ opens in Chicago Uber today announced the opening of its Chicago-based Uber Freight HQ, which it says will be one of the engineering hubs for its transport business.Read More...
03:32, 09/10/2019

R Kelly returns to Chicago court After R Kelly appeared in court for a hearing Tuesday, his attorney told reporters he's still waiting for prosecutors to hand over videotape of what another attorney, Michael Avenatti, says shows the singer having sex with an underage girl. (May...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Chicago will use an algorithm to clear pot convictions California is no longer the only state using an algorithm to reverse marijuana convictions. Illinois' Cook County will now use the Code for America technology, Clear My Record, to automatically dismiss tens of thousands of eligible cannabis conv...
13:32, 08/28/2019

Fiberglass cows returning to Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A herd of fiberglass cows is returning to Chicago to mark the 20-year-anniversary of a popular display of brightly painted faux bovines that inspired other cities to line their streets with their own statues of everything from lobsters...
11:32, 06/29/2019

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
14:48, 06/03/2019

GM's Maven pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
14:16, 05/20/2019

Nonprofit to help Chicago clear pot convictions Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx says clearing tens of thousands of convictions for marijuana possession is a critical part of righting the wrongs on the war on drugs. (Aug. 27)        ...
03:00, 08/28/2019

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
11:32, 06/12/2019

Chicago-area man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case. Federal prosecutors in Chicago said Monday that 32-year-old Deronarte Norwood of North Chicago sent a 15-year-old girl to have s...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Deadliest weekend for Chicago in 2019 Over the weekend 52 people in the city were shot, eight of them fatally, and two people were stabbed to death.        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
20:32, 06/08/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Chicago spent more than $30K to capture ‘Chance the Snapper’ The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle the alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper, who was found living in a park lagoon this summer, cost more than $33,600....
13:48, 08/01/2019

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
03:16, 08/01/2019

Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois. (July 16)        ...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Chicago, check out the new documentary When I Last Saw Jesse for free We like to give away tickets to preview screenings of Hollywood films here at The A.V. Club; it’s a good way to keep our readers in the loop, and this writer used to enter/go to them regularly before she started writing for The A.V. Club, so it feels...
19:48, 09/06/2019

Alligator spotted in popular Chicago lagoon Authorities on Tuesday were attempting to rescue a possible alligator or crocodile in the Humboldt Park lagoon.        ...
10:00, 07/10/2019

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured 5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoonReptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zooThe alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he ...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Judge sentences would-be Chicago bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing a sentence much lower than p...
15:16, 05/06/2019

Three stabbed in scuffle at 4th of July celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago on Thursday and more than a dozen more were injured as many of the crowd fled the scene, police and media reports said early Friday....
02:32, 07/05/2019

Crash spills cocoa on highway near Chicago A crash involving two semi-trucks scattered cocoa powder and batteries on a freeway in northwestern Indiana and caused a massive traffic jam. (June 14)        ...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Jose Quintana and Chicago Eight champions were crowned in the National Spelling Bee when the judges ran out of words and ESPN ran out of time. “Krzyzewski,” used in a sentence, would have broken the tie. … Rumors swirling that Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade, who b...
18:00, 06/01/2019

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)        ...
21:01, 07/05/2019

It's a boy: Endangered gorilla born at Chicago zoo Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed an endangered Western Lowland Gorilla born on Mother's Day to 22-year-old mom Rollie. The newest addition, a male, has yet to be weighed, measured or named. (May 14)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Chicago police confirm alligator in lagoon Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4- to 5-foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks. (July 10)        ...
14:00, 07/10/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Chicago alderman accused of lying about car being stolen CHICAGO (AP) — Police have arrested a Chicago alderman on charges alleging that he lied when he reported his car had been stolen in January. Police say a news release that Alderman Proco “Joe” Moreno was arrested Tuesday night on felony c...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Chicago officer recorded asking teen for sex is fired CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer who allegedly asked a 17-year-old girl for sex in return for getting her mother’s impounded car released by the city has been fired. The Chicago Tribune reports that the city’s polic...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Second man charged in fatal Chicago nightclub shooting CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old security guard outside a River North neighborhood nightclub. Jon Poole was charged in a warrant with first-degree murder and expected to attend a bo...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Starbucks will open its biggest store ever in Chicago The biggest Starbucks in the world is slated to open in November in Chicago — a four-story, 43,000-square-foot caffeine mecca that will employ 200 people. The Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago, a mega store that was first announced more than two yea...
18:16, 09/06/2019

Braves vs. Cubs: Max Fried will baffle Chicago again Following up on some late-breaking Sunday news. Nik Wallenda, after defying death walking 25 stories above Times Square, had his wallet lifted walking on 42nd Street. Cam Newton, denied leg room after his $1,500 offer was refused, offered $100 to a D...
13:00, 06/25/2019

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesda...
09:00, 05/22/2019

To Take on Big Tech, a Professor Challenges His Own ‘Chicago School’ The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
08:17, 09/18/2019

Eric Trump says he was spit on by employee at a Chicago bar First son Eric Trump accused a female employee at a Chicago cocktail lounge of spitting at him in the face in what he described as a “disgusting act,” according to reports. “It was purely a disgusting act by somebody who clearly has emotional problem...
05:00, 06/26/2019

Chicago, make a commitment to Always Be My Maybe early and for free Sure, technically you could wait two days and see the Ali Wong/Randall Park rom-com Always Be My Maybe at home on your couch on Netflix. But we’re giving away passes to an advance VIP screening of the film on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 PM at the Davis...
18:32, 05/22/2019

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
14:16, 07/07/2019

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitc...
07:32, 06/21/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Chicago Bears Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
19:16, 05/23/2019

Chicago 'car bomber' sentence to be handed down Monday Nearly 7 years after pressing the detonator on what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb outside a Chicago bar that would level the block and kill hundreds of people, Adel Daoud will learn his fate when he is sentenced in federal court Monday aftern...
10:32, 05/06/2019

Chicago takes in animals displaced by hurricane As Hurricane Dorian approaches the East Coast, dozens of animals evacuated from South Carolina have arrived at the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society. (Sept. 5)        ...
02:16, 09/06/2019

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trad...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Got a question or gripe about your Delta flight? Soon, you'll be able to 'text' for help The airline is testing an option for travelers to reach out via text message with flight questions or concerns.       ...
07:00, 06/26/2019

Three workers missing after Chicago-area plant explosion Three workers were missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb that injured four other employees, a fire official said....
15:48, 05/04/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed to put Major League Soccer on the road to prosperi...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

3 charged in connection to slaying of pregnant Chicago teen Three people were charged Thursday — including a mother and her daughter — in connection to the savage murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who had her baby ripped out of her womb after being strangled to death. Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and Desiree...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Alligator on the loose: Chicago searches for roaming reptile Authorities, aided by a volunteer named Alligator Bob, are trying to trap the animal spotted swimming in a city lagoonAll eyes in Chicago on Wednesday were on a man named Alligator Bob, who was paddling around a lagoon in the city searching for – wel...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Alligator spotted in Chicago park lagoon: cops An alligator is living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s busiest city parks — and officials are working early Wednesday to remove the creature, police said. The gator — estimated to be between 4 and 5 feet long — was first spotted at the Humboldt Park ...
10:00, 07/10/2019

Chicago, swing in to Spider-Man: Far From Home early and for free Hope you’re caught up on your Avengers movies, because Spider-Man: Far From Home, the latest in the ongoing adventures of everyone’s favorite radioactive teenage nerd, picks up where Avengers: Endgame left off. In the film, Peter Parker (Tom Holland)...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed b...
19:16, 06/21/2019

University of Chicago to create molecular engineering school CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago says it will be the first U.S. university to create a school of molecular engineering, thanks to a $100 million donation. The university announced Tuesday that the new school will be known as the Pritzker Scho...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Real Salt Lake, Chicago Fire play to 1-1 tie BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty kick in the 33rd minute to help Real Salt Lake tie the Chicago Fire 1-1 on Saturday night. The free kick was set up when Mohammed Adams was called for a hand ball in the penalty area. Rusnak h...
00:16, 06/23/2019

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.       ...
04:32, 07/20/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
12:00, 05/18/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from her womb A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
08:16, 05/16/2019

Man held in woman’s shooting death at Chicago Walgreens CHICAGO (AP) — A man charged in the fatal shooting of a 46-year-old woman inside a Chicago Walgreens has been ordered held without bond. WLS-TV reports that Louis Hicks appeared Friday in court on a murder charge. The 33-year-old Hicks also is charge...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Chicago, stay up with Late Night early and for free Amazon Studios is preparing to launch Late Night, a new fantasy starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling set in a faraway world where not only a woman hosts her own network late-night series, but hires another woman with no connections or experience t...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Undercover agent to testify in Chicago terrorism sentencing A sentencing hearing in a Chicago terrorism case is resuming with an undercover agent testifying with his identity hidden because prosecutors say he will be in danger if his face is revealed....
06:32, 04/30/2019

Chicago baby cut from killed mother's womb dies Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, who had been on life support since April, dies from severe brain injury An infant boy who was cut from a Chicago woman’s womb with a butcher knife died Friday at a hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April at...
06:32, 06/15/2019

We're pleased to introduce Chicago's very own alligator, "Chance The Snapper" There is, we’re duty bound to tell you, a goddamned alligator in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon. It’s swimming around, peeking its creepy prehistoric eyes out of the water, and, by doing nothing more than being an alligator in Chicago, quickly establ...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Car2Go theft in Chicago is a lesson for car-sharing business Car2Go's car-sharing fiasco with Mercedes thefts in Chicago accentuates the ugly truth of connectivity and digitalization: Anyone who uses a computer or smartphone device that's connected to the Internet is susceptible to the threats that cybercrimin...
13:32, 07/11/2019

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
19:32, 07/16/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Two moms were working to end gun violence in Chicago. Then they were fatally shot Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire, two women who were active in the anti-gun violence movement in Chicago, were shot to death over the weekend.        ...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Chicago alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ has finally been caught Chance the Snapper has finally been snagged. The wayward alligator that became a celebrity in Chicago after being spotted in one of the city’s busiest parks was finally caught Tuesday morning, police told the Chicago Sun-Times. It was not immed...
08:00, 07/16/2019

Three dead, one still missing, after Chicago-area plant blast Searchers have found the body of a third worker killed after a massive explosion and fire at a Chicago-area silicone plant, a fire official said on Sunday....
22:32, 05/05/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Rhinoceros at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo gives birth to calf CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and a...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your san...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
17:32, 05/06/2019

Chicago, let Yesterday make all your troubles seem so far away early and for free It sounds like the premise of a Black Mirror episode: A guy named Jack (Himesh Patel) wakes up one morning and realizes that, somehow, he’s the only person on Earth who can remember who the Beatles were, or any of their hit songs. He then does what a...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Police: 3 passengers shot on Chicago city bus after argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an argument aboard a Chicago city bus led to a shooting that injured three passengers, two of them teenagers. Authorities say a 35-year-old man pulled out a handgun and fired several shots after a quarrel escalated between h...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching...
09:16, 05/22/2019

R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
17:48, 07/14/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s Departing Mayor, in His Own Words In an interview, Mr. Emanuel reflected on the travails of running the nation’s third-largest city, what he got right and wrong, and why he is passing the baton....
15:00, 05/19/2019

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb . According to Mount Auburn Funeral Home in the Chicago suburb of Stickney, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez wil...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Prosecutor: Mom and daughter strangled pregnant Chicago teen A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers....
13:16, 05/17/2019

Ex-Chicago Council member gets year in prison for corruption CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago City Council member has been sentenced to a year and one day prison after pleading guilty to corruption charges. U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso sentenced 66-year-old Alderman Willie Cochran on Monday, saying he is pa...
11:16, 06/24/2019

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
08:32, 06/27/2019

R. Kelly a no-show in Chicago court after 'refusing transport' Singer R. Kelly, who faces charges of sex trafficking in New York and Illinois, was a no-show in Chicago court Thursday after prosecutors said he "refused transport" from jail....
14:32, 08/15/2019

White Sox vs. Tigers: Ivan Nova will be super for Chicago A new Quinnipiac poll shows Joe Biden still in charge, with 32 percent of Democrats supporting him. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are running 2-3-4 behind Fossil Fuel Joe. Bill de Blasio, running last, at 1 percent, will be on Se...
09:48, 08/07/2019

How a Chicago librarian took down Jeopardy star James Holzhauer Emma Boettcher had never heard of Holzhauer or his $2.46m winning streak before facing him on stageEmma Boettcher had never even heard of Jeopardy phenomenon James Holzhauer before she beat him on Monday night’s episode of the celebrated US quiz show...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis Tungekar. Authorities say the 64-year-old Tungeka...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Eric Trump Says He Was Spit on at a Chicago Cocktail Lounge (CHICAGO) — President Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump said the U.S. Secret Service took an employee of a Chicago cocktail lounge into custody after she spit on him. Eric Trump told Breitbart News in a telephone interview that it was “...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta Golf notes: Tiger shows up at Medinah feeling better, Rory reliving moments at Medinah that go beyond golf        ...
07:32, 08/14/2019

Chicago waitress placed on leave after Eric Trump said she spit on him A Chicago bar has placed one of its waitresses on leave after Eric Trump, the younger son of President Donald Trump, said the woman spit on him, the business said on Wednesday....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member. Attorneys gave opening statements Tuesday in Ernesto Godinez’s...
18:16, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Thunderstorms end Chicago Pride Parade early NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on parades and marches throughout the country celebrating Pride (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Chicago police say the remainder of the city’s Pride Parade has been canceled as thunderstorms roll through the area. The de...
13:48, 06/30/2019

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by T...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
19:32, 06/05/2019

Another violent Chicago weekend leaves 5 dead, nearly 50 injured Five people have been killed by gunfire and nearly 50 have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting incidents in Chicago, Ill. over the weekend, police said....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Chicago's democratic socialists promise change as they take office Democratic socialists now make up more than 10% of Chicago’s city council, potentially wielding considerable influenceOn a recent sunny evening, residents of Chicago’s 33rd ward packed a small office on the city’s north-west side to meet their new al...
05:00, 06/29/2019

The Murder Capital for Black Folks? Hint: It’s Not Chicago It may come as a surprise to many that the most murderous place for black folks in the U.S. isn’t the big urban centers of New York, Los Angeles, or even oft-maligned Chicago....
22:32, 08/12/2019

Lear stays put to supply Ford plant in Chicago Lear has made Ford seats in Hammond, Ind., for a quarter of a century. Other nearby locations tried to lure the supplier's newest plant investment, but Lear stayed put....
23:16, 06/07/2019

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Chicago in NL Central grudge match The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is Sunday, and history will be made. For the first time the Mayor of New York City will not be there. Bill de Blasio, his campaign on fire, will be in Iowa instead. In addition to the state’s Democratic convent...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Iconic Chicago ‘Bean’ sculpture vandalized, 7 arrested Seven people were busted for allegedly vandalizing Chicago’s iconic “The Bean” sculpture and a wall honoring cancer survivors, police said. The vandalism was reported shortly before midnight Monday when spray paint was discovered on...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Ex-Bears kicker warns Gould of Chicago return It might seem like it would be a perfect reunion, but former Bears kicker Kevin Butler said Robbie Gould needs to be "careful what you wish for" when it comes to his wanting to return to Chicago via trade....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Chicago, if you can't stand the heat, come see The Kitchen early and for free Even here in Chicago—where every day above freezing is a gift—the sweaty embrace of August can be a bit much at times. But that just makes it the perfect time to retreat into the cool darkness of a movie theater, where the drinks are always ice-cold...
14:48, 07/29/2019

Critic’s Notebook: 50 Years On, the Art Ensemble of Chicago Is Still Transforming Once a quintet known for challenging the expectations of Western ears, it has grown into a 17-piece group that just released a triumphant double album....
11:32, 05/01/2019

Chicago police investigating ‘unauthorized’ video release CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating after video was posted online showing the shooting death of a woman who was shielding her toddler from gunfire. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi released a statement Sunday night calling the videoR...
20:16, 06/02/2019

Chicago Has Its Worst Weekend of Gun Violence in 2019 as 7 Are Killed Another 52 people were wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago from Friday evening to Sunday, as much of the nation’s attention was focused on shootings in Ohio and Texas....
19:48, 08/05/2019

Don't be a candy-ass, Chicago—see Hobbs & Shaw early and for free Hey Chicago, wanna go for a ride with two extremely jacked, quippy bald men? There will be automatic weaponry! And flamethrowers! And skydiving! And haka dancing! Helen Mirren will be there! So will Idris Elba! And, most importantly, a whole bunch of...
12:32, 07/23/2019

3 stabbed, 16 injured during fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier Three people were stabbed and at least 16 others were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following Fourth of July fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier, police said....
06:32, 07/05/2019

Chicago is preparing for a Gold Cup final that’ll feature USA vs. Mexico NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half, and the United States beat Jamaica 3-1 on Wednesday night for a berth against Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Weston McKennie also scored for the Americans, who f...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Chicago, a little bird told us that you can see The Goldfinch early and for free The primary challenge in bringing The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt’s “800-page behemoth” of a novel, to the big screen is one of adaptation. As we noted in a 2014 Newswire announcing the project:...
00:16, 09/04/2019

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
13:48, 06/14/2019

Three stabbed in fight at July Fourth celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago and more than a dozen were injured as many of the crowd fled, police and media reports said on Friday....
08:48, 07/05/2019

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiat...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Chicago has most violent weekend this year: 52 shot, 10 dead Chicago just saw its most violent weekend this year, with 52 people shot, police said. Ten of those who were shot died.The violent spree came just days after city officials touted a 9 percent drop in crime this year compared to the first five months ...
11:48, 06/03/2019

Chicago Fire in talks to end lease at suburban stadium BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Fire have reached a memorandum of understanding with the owner of the MLS team’s stadium that will end the team’s lease. General Manager Nelson Rodriguez refused to give details of the tentative agreeme...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Nationals vs. White Sox: Anibal Sanchez will shut down Chicago Belmont Stakes draw was held at Citi Field. Bodexpress, who threw jockey John Velazquez after leaving the gate in the Preakness, will be ridden by Yoenis Cespedes. … Campaign update: Mayor de Blasio seen bugging people in South Carolina, the Pa...
08:16, 06/05/2019

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
12:48, 06/03/2019

Delta customer 'cried for days' after 'priceless family heirlooms' were destroyed in transit A Delta passenger is criticizing the airline for not compensating her enough for damaging "highly treasured" family heirlooms stored in her luggage.       ...
09:16, 06/12/2019

Ex-divs to take 5.7 points off FTSE 100 on Aug. 22 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to...
02:16, 08/19/2019

Coming second with 97 points is irrelevant "Liverpool head into the final weekend of the Premier League knowing 97 points may not be enough to win the Premier League if Manchester City win on Sunday."...
07:32, 05/10/2019

Sensex Off Day's Low, But Still Down 500 Points: 10 Things To Know The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes came off day's low levels but continue to trade over 1 per cent lower mirroring weakness in other Asian markets. Asian shares slid to 6-1/2-month lows on......
02:16, 08/05/2019

Sensex Jumps Over 450 Points From Day's Low Buying in banking, pharma and consumer goods stocks supported the markets, however selling in information technology stocks kept the upside in check....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Ex-divs to take 8.8 points off FTSE 100 on May 9 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to p...
05:48, 05/06/2019

Ex-divs to take 5.38 points off FTSE 100 on May 30 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to p...
03:48, 05/27/2019

Ex-divs to take 3 points off FTSE 100 on May 23 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to...
04:16, 05/20/2019

Ex-divs to take 4.45 points off FTSE 100 on May 2 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to ...
03:48, 04/29/2019

Trump: Dow could be 10,000 points higher if not for the Fed President Trump again wagged his finger at the Federal Reserve Sunday, telling reporters that the Dow could be “5,000 to 10,000 points higher” if those at the central bank knew what they were doing. “If the Fed knew what it was doing, they would lowe...
16:48, 07/07/2019

Ex-divs to take 0.145 points off FTSE 100 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to p...
01:48, 07/08/2019

Deportee from Romania escapes from ICE agents at Chicago airport: reports An illegal immigrant captured in Texas and being deported back to his native Romania escaped from the custody of ICE agents earlier this month, according to reports....
02:32, 06/26/2019

Chicago Police Release More Than 1,000 Files From the Jussie Smollett Probe CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police on Monday released more than 1,000 files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett’s claim he was attacked by two men, including video footage that for the first time shows the “Empire” actor wi...
08:00, 06/25/2019

Woman dies, 10 officers hurt when vehicles crash in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — An 84-year-old woman has died after being injured in a Chicago crash that involved multiple vehicles and also hurt 10 police officers. The Chicago Tribune reports that two Chicago police vehicles were in a crash with several other vehi...
23:32, 05/26/2019

Chicago woman killed, baby cut from womb in ‘unspeakable act of violence’ he newborn was in grave condition and not expected to survive, and three people were taken into custody, with charges including murder expected to be filed Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Chicago police confirm an alligator is living in a city park An alligator swimming in the water at Humboldt Park Lagoon. Photo courtesy of Ren’s View Photography. CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have confirmed the social media buzz: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most...
02:32, 07/10/2019

Crews search Chicago lagoon after possible alligator sighting reported CHICAGO (WMAQ) – Crews were seen searching a Chicago lagoon Tuesday after police said they received reports of a possible alligator in the water. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi wrote in a tweet Tuesday evening that the Chicago Polic...
17:48, 07/09/2019

Chicago Cubs acquire pitcher Derek Holland from SF Giants The Chicago Cubs are acquiring left-handed pitcher Derek Holland for cash considerations in a trade with the San Francisco Giants, the teams announced Friday....
07:48, 07/28/2019

Eric Trump says Chicago restaurant employee spit on him: report Eric Trump said in an interview that he was spat on by a worker at a Chicago restaurant on Tuesday night in an incident he called a “disgusting act.”...
02:16, 06/26/2019

Four red wolf pups, hunted to the point of extinction, born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Four pups of a critically endangered species of wolf have been born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. The zoo says in a news release that the two male and two female red wolf pups were born April 13 — the first new litter of red wolf pups at ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Ivanka Trump’s tweets about Chicago violence include errors CHICAGO (AP) — Ivanka Trump is weighing in on last weekend’s violence in Chicago with two tweets that include some factual mistakes. In one of two Tuesday tweets, President Donald Trump’s daughter writes that as the country grieves about ...
03:16, 08/07/2019

Three arrested in murder of Chicago woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant, cops say Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a pregnant Chicago woman who was strangled before her baby was cut from her womb, authorities announced Thursday....
22:16, 05/16/2019

True Thompson Trying to Hug Chicago West Is the Cutest Photo You'll See Today No matter how old--or young--you are, girl time is the best time. As the long Memorial Day weekend kicked off Friday afternoon, Kim Kardashian headed to Instagram and shared some adorable......
14:00, 05/24/2019

Baby ripped from womb of murdered Chicago woman has died The baby of a murdered Chicago woman whose child was cut from her womb has died, a family spokesperson announced Friday morning. Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was strangled to death in April after arranging to get baby clothes from a woman she met on Faceb...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Chicago suffers bloody weekend as gun violence leaves seven dead Mass shootings command widespread media coverage, but lost in the national conversations about guns are everyday killings As deadly mass shootings devastated communities in Texas and Ohio and reignited calls for lawmakers to act on gun reform, Chicag...
19:48, 08/05/2019

Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett after he refuses to pay for police overtime Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday....
13:00, 04/28/2019

Chicago baby ripped from slain mom’s womb fighting for his life A baby boy is fighting for his life after he was cut from his slain, nine-months-pregnant mother’s womb in Chicago. The newborn, whose family says was named Yadiel Lopez, remains in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Il...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Where's Zion Williamson? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star Zion Williamson won’t be participating.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

59 people shot across Chicago this past weekend, 7 fatally: cops Fifty-nine people got shot across the city of Chicago this past weekend — seven fatally, according to police officials. That’s more than the Dayton and El Paso shootings, respectively. “It’s got to stop,” said Keith Flowers, f...
20:48, 08/05/2019

Man ordered held in slaying of Chicago club security guard CHICAGO (AP) — A second man charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a security guard at a popular Chicago nightclub has been ordered held without bond. Jon Elliot Poole is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Sound Bar securit...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Newborn baby boy found atop a trash can in a Chicago alley CHICAGO — A newborn baby boy is hospitalized in critical condition after being found atop a trash can on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Fire Department Deputy Chief Curtis Hudson says a passer-by discovered the boy and brought the baby to a nearby f...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a White Sox fan’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Georgi...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 7 dead, dozens injured CHICAGO (AP) — A surge of weekend violence in Chicago that left seven people dead and more than 40 injured prompted the police department to dispatch dozens more officers to the street and forced one overwhelmed hospital emergency room to stop accept...
00:16, 08/06/2019

Lululemon just opened a sprawling, 20,000-square-foot store in Chicago — here's what it looks like Lululemon on Thursday morning is opening its biggest store ever, in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. You can do a lot more than just shop there....
06:16, 07/11/2019

‘Wombraider’ baby dies weeks after being cut from murdered Chicago woman A baby cut from the womb of a murdered Chicago teen died Friday morning after spending weeks on life support in a long-shot bid to save his life, a family spokesperson says....
08:48, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Poor performance in opener might be one-off for Chicago Bears. What if it's not? With expectations high for the Chicago Bears offense, it can only manage a field goal in season-opening loss against the rival Green Bay Packers.       ...
07:48, 09/06/2019

Chicago Cubs unsure whether Ben Zobrist will return this season: 'Obviously, we miss him' The Chicago Cubs are bracing for the possibility that utilityman Ben Zobrist may not play the rest of the season amid a divorce from his wife Julianna Zobrist....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Brewers rally past Chicago 3-2, drop Cubs out of 1st place Ben Gamel hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat Chicago 3-2 Friday and knock the Cubs out of first place       ...
23:00, 07/26/2019

Bond set for off-duty Chicago officer charged in fatal crash CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old Chicago police officer has been charged with reckless homicide and other crimes after authorities say he crashed his personal car into a restaurant while off duty. Investigators say Terrance Finley’s car jumped a cu...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Good-hearted, foul-mouthed Chicago guy rescues a coyote pup While this summer has created a strong, unlikely connection between the city of Chicago and a surprisingly adorable, lagoon-dwelling alligator, the final weeks of the season have added a new animal—and the human who filmed it—to the mix. While the ma...
08:32, 08/16/2019

Chicago White Sox prospect's autographed baseball card sells for more than $50G Chicago White Sox prospect Luis Robert has yet to play a single game in the major leagues but a signed baseball card of his recently garnered thousands of dollars at an auction....
13:32, 08/13/2019

An artist’s journey from a Chicago steam room to a Brooklyn studio At 23, Rashid Johnson was getting inspiration in a steam room with Jesse Jackson. Now, at 42, he’s a vital voice on black cultural identity in his own space....
11:32, 07/03/2019

Ex-Chicago officer accused of groping woman pleads guilty CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police officer accused in 2016 of groping and forcibly kissing a woman while on duty has pleaded guilty to a reduced misdemeanor charge. The Chicago Tribune reported Monday that records show 60-year-old Michael Clifton...
07:48, 05/14/2019

White Sox Include Emmett Till On List Of Celebrities From Chicago During a break in action at the White Sox-Twins game on Saturday, a graphic appeared on the park’s big screen with the intention of informing the crowd of some famous individuals that were born in Chicago. It included people like Wheel of Fortune hos...
10:00, 06/30/2019

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that th...
06:00, 07/03/2019

April trial date set in R. Kelly Chicago federal case A judge has set an April 27 trial date in R. Kelly's federal case in Chicago that accuses the R&B star of child pornography and obstruction of justice. But the judge says that date could be moved. (Sept. 4)        ...
17:48, 09/04/2019

Chicago Architecture biennial reveals the city’s true foundations Inspired by its black mayor and a curator from the UK, Chicago is reviving the social narratives that shaped the cityCrown Hall, at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, is an icon of modern architecture. Designed by Mies van der Rohe and ...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Chicago thieves steal mannequins wearing designer clothes Three thieves smashed the display window of a high-end Chicago department store early Wednesday and made off with three mannequins wearing designer clothes, authorities said....
18:16, 07/24/2019

Chicago experiences most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shot, 10 killed 10 died this past weekend in what Chicago's police chief called a "despicable level of violence."        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

O’s snap four-game skid but settle for doubleheader split in Chicago Orioles rally for a 5-4 win over White Sox in Game 1, but Yander Alonso delivers a two-out, two -run single in the ninth to propel Chicago to a 7-6 win in Game 2....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Chicago Releases Jussie Smollett 911 Tapes: ‘They Put a Noose Around His Neck’ On Wednesday night, the City of Chicago released two 911 calls from the night Jussie Smollett was allegedly attacked. The calls, which came from a person claiming to be employed by Smollett, claimed that the former Empire actor was “jumped” by some g...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
12:00, 07/04/2019

Horrifying mix-up sees wrong man taken off life support at Chicago hospital A Chicago hospital and police misidentified a badly beaten and unconscious patient -- then let a family who mistakenly thought he was their relative take him off life support, a new lawsuit charges....
15:00, 07/04/2019

Body found confirmed to be missing pregnant Chicago woman A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Body of woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant is found in Chicago, authorities say A body found on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified as that a 19-year-old woman who was nine months pregnant when she vanished three weeks ago, according to reports....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Chicago, earn extra credit by seeing Booksmart early and for free Listen, no one is going to be mad at you if you wait to see Booksmart until it hits theaters on May 24. But if you were the kind of honor student who got an illicit little tingle every time you heard the words “extra credit” back in your high school ...
15:32, 05/15/2019

Ford to upgrade Chicago plant for SUVs, hire 450 workers Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for police use, creating 450 jobs....
16:00, 07/22/2019

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximu...
14:48, 05/30/2019

3 charged after newborn left atop trash can in Chicago alley The teenage parents of a newborn left atop a trash can in Chicago are facing attempted murder charges, and a grandmother of the child is accused of lying to police about finding the baby....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A da...
15:00, 06/01/2019

An April Trial Date Has Been Set in R. Kelly’s Federal Case in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A judge Wednesday set an April 27 trial date in R. Kelly’s federal case in Chicago that accuses the R&B star of child pornography and obstruction of justice. But Judge Harry Leinenweber left open the possibility of changing...
21:48, 09/04/2019

Weekend of violence in Chicago leaves 2 dead, dozens injured Dozens of people have been injured and two have been killed in Chicago, Ill. in 33 separate incidents over the weekend where shots were fired, according to police....
07:02, 08/12/2019

Horse joins owner on flight from Chicago as service animal Flirty the mini horse takes American Airlines flightPassengers surprised to see quadruped at check-inPigs, turkeys, monkeys and ducks have all made their way into the skies to accompany their human companions. Others have been denied access to flight...
18:16, 09/03/2019

Man arrested after gunfire at Chicago hospital for military veterans, cops say A suspect is in custody after shots were fired outside a 200-bed hospital on Chicago’s West Side that provides care to about 62,000 military veterans, authorities said....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Chicago still faces segregation 100 years after ‘Red Summer’ race riots The terror of the 'Red Summer' race riots 100 years ago still reverberates in a city that continues to grapple with segregation, housing discrimination and deep tension between residents and police....
14:16, 07/24/2019

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wou...
23:32, 07/14/2019

Chicago's favorite alligator, Chance The Snapper, is alive, well, and so very small Chance The Snapper, Chicago’s favorite carnivorous reptile, has been found. After spending about a week swimming around the Humboldt Park Lagoon, evading all efforts to catch him, the alligator’s Ferris Buellerian time off from the daily grind was br...
10:16, 07/16/2019

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member....
17:16, 06/17/2019

How Fosse pushed shining star Verdon to the side in ‘Chicago’ Fosse/Verdon | Tuesday, 10 p.m., FX The remaining episodes of “Fosse/Verdon” focus on the backstage drama while the show “Chicago” was in rehearsal. While Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams) cherished the property as a vehicle for herself and chose her e...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Walls topple and kill child at Chicago-area mall Police say a 2-year-old girl died after two temporary steel walls toppled onto her as she played at a suburban Chicago mall. (Aug. 28)        ...
00:32, 08/29/2019

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
23:32, 05/20/2019

Chicago park shut down for search of alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ He’s a ‘gator on the lam. Chicago officials hoping to catch a wayward alligator dubbed “Chance the Snapper” have shut down a lagoon and neighboring roads after a fruitless week-long search for the croc. Animal control have bee...
22:00, 07/15/2019

United Airlines suspends service between Chicago and Hong Kong United Airlines is suspending daily service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Hong Kong starting next month, the company confirmed to CNN Saturday....
06:32, 08/25/2019

Chicago spent almost $34G to catch alligator living in city park The alligator that became a national media sensation after it was spotted in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon proved to be an expensive pest for the city....
21:48, 08/01/2019

Chicago biotech company 3D prints a mini human heart The Chicago-based biotech company BIOLIFE4D announced today that it has successfully 3D-bioprinted a mini human heart. The tiny heart has the same structure as a full-sized heart, and the company says it's an important milestone in the push to c...
09:00, 09/09/2019

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
10:32, 05/20/2019

YouTube star to be sentenced in Chicago in child porn case CHICAGO (AP) — A former YouTube star with a large teenage following is scheduled to be sentenced in Chicago federal court for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos. Prosecutors are seeking an 11-year prison sentence ...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett case in Chicago A Chicago judge on Friday ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett's discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate crime, setting up the possibility he could be criminally charged a second time, a police spok...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Chicago police seek suspect in arson attempt at synagogue CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are stepping up patrols at synagogues as well as Jewish schools and businesses after an attempted arson at a synagogue and vandalism near others. Police say they’re seeking to identify a person seen on surveillance...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported....
18:48, 06/20/2019

Chicago Bulls, coach Jim Boylen agree to contract extension CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls and coach Jim Boylen have agreed to a contract extension. Executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson said at the end of the season that Boylen would likely get an extension. The Bulls made it offici...
14:32, 05/03/2019

2 Moms Who Fought Gun Violence in Chicago Killed in Drive-By Shooting: 'Who's Next?' Andrea Stoudemire and Chantell Grant dedicated their lives to combating the rampant gun violence tearing apart their neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, only to meet their untimely demise courtesy of stray bullets....
03:16, 08/01/2019

Ex-Lyft driver accused of assaulting Chicago-area passenger ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a former Lyft ride-hailing driver is accused of twice sexually assaulting a female passenger in suburban Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports 34-year-old Alexander Sowa of Wheeling is due i...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Ex-Chicago sergeant faces felony counts in gay club fight CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police sergeant has been charged in an attack at a gay club last year that left two men seriously injured. Chicago police said Tuesday that 45-year-old Eric J. Elkins faces two felony aggravated battery counts in the S...
07:48, 05/07/2019

| Chicago Catholic Church paid $80m to sex abuse victims: lawyers A victim of clergy abuse has urged other survivors to come forward as lawyers revealed that the Catholic Church in Chicago had paid out more than $80 million in sexual assault cases....
13:16, 09/17/2019

Chicago panel clears 2 white police in black man’s death CHICAGO (AP) — A review board has cleared two white Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of an African American man that led to racially charged demonstrations. Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability said in a statement Tue...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Cubs vs. Giants: Playing at Wrigley makes Chicago the play Enough! Jill Biden wants Democrats to stand behind the best man for the job. “This is about winning back the Oval Office. Maybe you have to swallow a little bit and say ‘OK, I personally like so and so better.’ But your bottom line has to be that we ...
09:00, 08/22/2019

‘The Devil Wears Prada’ musical sets Chicago premiere Gird your loins, Chicago — Miranda Priestly is heading your way. A highly anticipated musical based on Lauren Weisberger’s bestselling 2003 novel “The Devil Wears Prada” — and the subsequent 2006 hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Anne H...
17:34, 09/17/2019

Ex-divs to take 2.81 points off FTSE 100 on July 25 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to...
03:48, 07/22/2019

Ex-divs to take 1.83 points off FTSE 100 on June 20 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to...
03:32, 06/17/2019

Ex-divs to take 1.02 points off FTSE 100 on Thursday The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to p...
03:48, 07/29/2019

Sensex Jumps 300 Points From Day's Low, Nifty Near 11,400 A spike in consumer goods, information technology and energy stocks supported the upmove in the markets however losses in pharma and state-run banking stocks kept the upside in check....
07:32, 07/23/2019

Dow rises 300 points after bruising week Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close. Wall Street’s three main indexes are down at least 1.5 percent since last Fr...
13:00, 08/16/2019

This week in Savage Love: Tie points I’m a single gay guy in my late 30s. I’m quite introverted and a bit shy, yet I have a big sexual drive and a rich libido. I’ve always found the gay scene overwhelming, and my several attempts at online dating were not very successful. I feel my quie...
03:16, 06/26/2019

Markets Right Now: Dow gains 512 points on back of Fed NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Hopes for a cut in interest rates and for a resolution in the U.S.-Mexico trade dispute are propelling stocks to a higher close Tuesday. The Dow Jones Indust...
14:00, 06/04/2019

America's 10 best airports, according to The Points Guy The Points Guy and INRIX based their airport rankings on factors such as travel time, amenities and their connection to their communities.       ...
23:48, 08/07/2019

Westbrook racks up the dealership points Russell Westbrook, drawn into auto retailing when he agreed to sing in a catchy TV commercial, now has a burgeoning group of five dealerships in his native Southern California — and aims to add more....
05:48, 09/07/2019

New Scrabble Words Get the ‘OK’ (Now Worth 6 Points) The pet name “bae,” the gender-neutral pronoun “ze” and the verbal thumbs up “ok” are among the words newly approved for international Scrabble play....
12:48, 05/02/2019

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which wants the amendment bill sent......
07:32, 07/22/2019

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-ye...
06:00, 08/15/2019

Ex-divs to take 6.18 points off FTSE 100 on June 27 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to p...
03:32, 06/24/2019

UN environment warning: 10 key points and what Australia must do From native species to Indigenous land management and water efficiency: Australia’s role in the extinction crisisA devastating new UN report shows the planet is in serious danger from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support syste...
04:32, 05/07/2019

Sensex Jumps Over 500 Points From Day's Low: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets staged a strong recovery from early losses on Tuesday backed by energy, oil & gas and metal stocks. The S&P BSE Sensex - which had declined 176.92 points to 38,946.04 in morning......
07:16, 06/25/2019

Kawhi in rare air after 39 points, 14 boards in win Kawhi Leonard is averaging 31.5 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists with an effective field goal percentage of 64.8 percent this postseason, numbers matched by only LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar....
18:32, 05/05/2019

Think Tank Points to U.S. Growth Slowing Anxious about the U.S. economy? The Conference Board think tank is pointing to growth slowing to 1.5-2.0% but there are no imminent signs of a recession....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Sensex Falls Over 150 Points, Nifty Near 11,850 The domestic equity markets had ended on a mixed note on Thursday, with the Sensex falling 0.04 per cent and the Nifty settling 0.07 per cent higher....
22:16, 06/13/2019

Ex-divs to take 11.6 points off FTSE 100 on Sept. 5 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to...
09:48, 09/02/2019

Team USA struggling to put up points in China Gregg Popovich's squad ranks just eighth among the 32 teams at the World Cup in points per game and a woeful 20th in field goal percentage. Why can't this edition of Team USA score?...
14:32, 09/08/2019

Chicago's Mount Sinai goes on bypass after shootings, accidents overwhelm hospital Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago was forced to temporarily close its doors to new patients over the weekend after shootings and accidents throughout the Illinois city overwhelmed emergency medical officials....
18:48, 08/05/2019

Jussie Smollett Wants No Part of New Chicago Court Hearing About a Special Prosecutor Jussie Smollett has gone West, young fans, and he has no intention of returning to Chicago for a new court hearing about whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to review how criminal charges against him were dismissed....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Everything We Learned from the Jussie Smollett Case Documents Released by Chicago Police New details about the Jussie Smollett alleged attack case have been made public, following a judge's ruling to unseal legal documents. In late January, the 36-year-old Empire star......
16:48, 05/30/2019

Chicago police release batch of Jussie Smollett case documents One week after an Illinois judge ordered "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's criminal case file to be unsealed, the Chicago Police Department has released the documents. ...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Chicago Public Schools budget passes amid discord with teachers The Chicago Board of Education approved a $7.7 billion fiscal 2020 budget on Wednesday, rejecting a call to delay a vote on the spending plan by the district's teachers union, which is eyeing a possible strike next month....
22:00, 08/28/2019

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
13:48, 07/22/2019

Chicago Public Schools Ordered to Toughen Sexual Misconduct Policies An official said the order followed “the most comprehensive investigation” the department’s office for civil rights “has ever undertaken of sexual violence in a major urban public school system.”...
21:32, 09/12/2019

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
21:32, 07/17/2019

R. Kelly appears in court in Chicago on sex-crimes charges, supporters get emotional outside Accused sex offender and R&B singer R. Kelly appeared in federal court in Chicago Wednesday for a status hearing.        ...
14:16, 09/04/2019

Body of worker recovered, two missing after Chicago-area plant blast The body of a worker was recovered while two other employees remained missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb, a fire official said....
04:32, 05/05/2019

Lori Lightfoot sworn in as Chicago’s first black, female, openly gay mayor Lightfoot, made history in April when she defeated a longtime political insider to become the first black woman and openly gay person elected to lead Chicago....
15:48, 05/20/2019

Chicago White Sox to extend protective netting to foul poles at ballpark The Chicago White Sox on Tuesday announced their plan to extend protective netting to the foul poles at Guarantee Rate Field in wake of a foul ball that struck a child in the stands in Houston last month....
05:48, 06/19/2019

Chicago mayor caught on mic calling police union official a ‘clown’ A hot-mic moment landed Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot in hot water when she was heard calling a Fraternal Order of Police official a “clown.” The official, Patrick Murray, was speaking during the prelude of a City Council meeting Wednesday when the ma...
07:00, 07/25/2019

Explosion in East Chicago injures 3 at chemical tank cleaning business An official says an explosion at a chemical tank cleaning business in northwestern Indiana injured three workers.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti, 7 arrested Seven people were arrested after an iconic Chicago tourist destination was defaced with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree early Tuesday, according to police....
12:48, 07/02/2019

Triple-digit temperatures could bring blackouts in New York City, DC and Chicago An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including major metropolitan areas, experts say.        ...
21:32, 07/16/2019

Chicago, stare into the glassy eyes of Annabelle Comes Home early and for free Where they lie on the nightmare scale compared to clowns, spiders, and those red-eyed shadow creatures that appear to people in the throes of sleep paralysis is debatable, but there’s something a little ... off ... about dolls. That’s especially true...
01:32, 06/15/2019

High taxes, fees make Chicago casino 'not financially feasible' A high tax and fee structure mandated by an Illinois law for Chicago's first casino would make the project "generally not financially feasible" regardless of where it was located, according to an analysis released on Tuesday by the state's gaming boa...
14:00, 08/13/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
21:16, 06/02/2019

Grichuk hits 3-run HR, Jays beat Chicago to snap 5-game skid TORONTO (AP) — Randal Grichuk hit a three-run homer, Teoscar Hernandez added a solo shot and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a season-worst five-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Grichuk’s two-out blast...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Baby cut from Chicago mom's womb improving in hospital, breathed without machine, family says The baby who was cut from the womb of his mother after she was lured to a home in Chicago and strangled in April is slowly getting better, family members revealed Friday....
11:00, 06/02/2019

Cubs vs. Reds: Cole Hamels will help Chicago buck road woes Was it just me or were there more moderators than candidates at the debates? NBC unnecessarily paraded its on-air talent. Next round will feature Seth Meyers, Al Roker, Doc Emrick, Johnny Weir and Cris Collinsworth. Rocky Road. Playing the first-plac...
18:32, 06/28/2019

Ex-Oxford University employee pleads guilty to stabbing murder in Chicago A former Oxford University employee has pleaded guilty to stabbing a hair stylist in Chicago in a killing which prosecutors say was driven by a sexual fantasy....
04:48, 07/26/2019

Lori Lightfoot Is Inaugurated, Vowing End to ‘Kiss a Ring’ Chicago Politics Ms. Lightfoot, who ran as an outsider, is making it her first order of business to end an unwritten rule that gives aldermen unfettered power of zoning and permitting....
12:16, 05/20/2019

Fans brawl in stands during Chicago White Sox-Texas Rangers game Fans in the stands at the Chicago White Sox versus Texas Rangers game at Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday sparked a massive brawl that was caught on camera....
11:32, 08/27/2019

Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week....
11:48, 07/16/2019

Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial tension in the United States' third-largest city....
00:48, 07/19/2019

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
17:32, 07/18/2019

El Paso, Dayton, Chicago: Media doesn't treat all gun violence the same Shootings in El Paso, Dayton, Gilroy, Brownsville and Chicago revealed that the national news media does not report on gun violence uniformly.        ...
18:16, 08/05/2019

An Alligator Captivates Chicago from Deep Inside a West Side Lagoon Chicago is hardly alligator country, which makes the spotting of a four-feet-long creature in a city park all the more fascinating to residents. “Chance the Snapper,” they named him....
18:32, 07/11/2019

Baby boy stolen from murdered Chicago mother's womb dies A baby boy who was cut from his mother's womb has died in hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that killed his mother, the family said....
17:32, 06/14/2019

Chicago-area hospital's role in baby-cutting case questioned A local sheriff's office wants to know if a suburban Chicago hospital violated state law by not immediately reporting that a woman who claimed to be the mother of a newborn had not given birth....
19:48, 05/20/2019

Green Bay Packers smother Chicago Bears to take victory in NFL season opener Green Bay Packers 10-3 Chicago BearsDefenses dominate as NFL kicks off its 100th seasonThe Packers used the Bears’ usual trademark, a staunch defense, and just enough from Aaron Rodgers on Thursday night to kick off the NFL’s 100th season with a 10-3...
01:16, 09/06/2019

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
23:48, 07/11/2019

Chicago man charged with making death threats against women's health clinic Police arrested a Chicago man who allegedly made threats on online to "slaughter and murder" people at a women's reproductive clinic, federal prosecutors said....
01:48, 08/20/2019

Baby boy, cut from Chicago mother's womb as she was killed, dies, family says Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died Friday after being on life support for more than a month. His mother, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was killed in April, police say.        ...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Chicago 6-month-old on life support after cops say mom slammed him into furniture: report A 6-month-old Illinois boy is on life support Monday after his mother allegedly slammed him into furniture in their suburban Chicago home Friday, leaving him unconscious before eventually asking a neighbor to call for help, police said....
01:00, 06/25/2019

Chicago's top prosecutor Kim Foxx subpoenaed in Jussie Smollett case Kim Foxx has been subpoenaed by a retired appellate judge who's pushing for a special prosecutor to investigate the handling of the case against actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

'It's totally unfair': Chicago, where the rich live 30 years longer than the poor In rich white Streeterville, Chicagoans can expect to live to 90. In poor black Englewood, it’s just 60 – the most divergent of any US city Walking down 69th Street in Englewood, Chicago, near where she grew up, Michelle Rashad gestures to a rundown ...
06:00, 06/23/2019

Man who preached ‘violent jihad’ sentenced to 16 years for Chicago bomb plot An Illinois man who preached “violent jihad” was sentenced on Monday to 16 years behind bars for plotting to detonate a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012. Adel Daoud — who pleaded guilty in November to one count of attempting to use ...
23:32, 05/06/2019

2 moms active in Chicago anti-gun violence movement shot to death Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire, two women who were active in the anti-gun violence movement in Chicago, were shot to death over the weekend.        ...
10:16, 07/30/2019

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump adminis...
14:00, 05/23/2019

R. Kelly arrested on child pornography, other federal charges in Chicago, report says R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on federal sex crime charges in Chicago and is expected to be brought to New York, a report said....
22:16, 07/11/2019

Chicago murder victim testified against cousin's accused killer in June Chicago gun violence this weekend claimed the life of a young woman who only a few weeks ago testified against her cousin’s accused killer, according to reports....
11:32, 09/10/2019

Newborn found abandoned atop trash can in Chicago alley: officials A newborn baby was found abandoned atop a garbage can in a Chicago alley after neighbors heard the infant’s cries from their apartment Tuesday afternoon, according to reports. ...
08:32, 05/08/2019

Chicago Cubs ban the fan who flashed a racist gesture behind reporter Doug Glanville The Chicago Cubs didn't wait long to take action against the fan who flashed a racist gesture behind NBC Sports Chicago reporter Doug Glanville.        ...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Chicago West and True Thompson Hands Deep in Snacks Is Honestly All of Us Too cute! Chicago West and True Thompson had an adorable photo shoot during their recent trip to the Bahamas with their moms, Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian. On Monday, the Keeping......
20:48, 08/19/2019

Farah ends return to track speculation by opting for Chicago Marathon Runner favouring race defence over world championshipsFarah will face Rupp who returns from achilles injuryMo Farah appears to have ended his lengthy flirtation with a return to the track at this year’s world championships after announcing that he wi...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Review: Deep Dish Pizzas At UNO Chicago Bar & Grill Are Sure To Make You Crave For More Boasting of freshest ingredients and artisanal craft quality of food and beverages, the restaurant claims to have invented deep dish pizzas, which also happen to be one of the most iconic dishes on......
01:48, 08/09/2019

Magicians and dance parties: Matt Nagy bringing fun to the Chicago Bears The Bears were 2018's surprise team with Nagy overhauling the culture. As the Bears begin 2019, their coach will go to any length to win and keep the good times rolling....
09:48, 09/05/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
15:48, 05/15/2019

Chicago police offering $10,000 reward for information on suspect who shot officer Chicago police provided the public with an update on the search for a shooter who critically wounded an officer early Wednesday morning. They're offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction....
08:00, 06/27/2019

Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save lives. To be able to accomplish that, the university had to share patient data with G...
08:00, 06/27/2019

Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist files for separation from wife, Julianna The separation comes just days after Zobrist, a three-time all-star and 2016 World Series MVP, announced he was taking an extended leave of absence from the team.        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot becomes first black female, openly gay Chicago mayor Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power.        ...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Toddler dies after temporary walls fall at Chicago-area mall ORLAND PARK, Ill. — Police say a 2-year-old died after two temporary steel walls toppled onto her as she played at a suburban Chicago mall. Orland Park’s police chief told reporters Wednesday that Alexandra Martinez had been playing with four s...
03:32, 08/29/2019

Pregnant woman's murder shocks Chicago but experts say such cases are rare There have been roughly 30 cases of fetal abduction – cases where a mother is killed and her baby is cut from her wombChicago authorities have filed charges in the shocking murder of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb. Experts say such...
01:48, 05/17/2019

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago, reportedly on federal sex-crime charges Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who already faces state sexual assault charges, has been arrested in Chicago on federal charges after having been indicted there and in Brooklyn, New York, a law enforcement source said on Friday....
06:16, 07/12/2019

Former Chicago cop exposes criminal cover up in police department, says she feared for her life A former Chicago police officer, who risked her own safety to uncover years of corruption and dirty deeds by a public housing officer who extorted money from the city's poorest and then planted drugs on those who refused to pay, will have her story f...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Chicago police shoot, kill brother of suspect wanted in murder of boy, 15 The brother of a man wanted in connection to the murder of a 15-year-old boy earlier this month was fatally shot by Chicago police officers Tuesday afternoon after an armed confrontation near an elementary school....
11:32, 05/29/2019

Chicago sues Jussie Smollett over costs of investigating alleged attack The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett seeking three times the damages it said it incurred in the investigation of a hate crime that authorities allege the "Empire" actor staged....
13:00, 04/28/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
00:32, 05/02/2019