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  • 4 arrested following huge biker brawl in Ottawa

    OTTAWA, Ill. — Three men are charged with felonies after a large-scale street brawl involving two rival motorcycle gangs passing through Ottawa, 80 miles southwest of Chicago. The fight was captured on drone footage and shows what witnesses say was a brawl between rival biker gangs the Hells Angels and The Outlaws. Video company Provisional Shot recorded video of the brawl, as its offices are located near where it happened. The video has started gaining traction Facebook. Authorities say 50 to […]

  • Chuck E. Cheese’s getting rid of iconic animatronic band

    Chuck E. Cheese’s is reportedly phasing out their singing animatronic band. The restaurant chain has announced that they will be renovating all of their locations across the country. As part of the sleek new design, they will be removing the beloved, and somewhat “creepy,” animatronics in attempt to modernize. The robotic characters were once the center of many childhood birthday parties, but today are considered outdated, as many children are now growing up with more advanced media and entertainment. According […]

  • Here’s how to score free eclipse glasses from Adler Planetarium

    CHICAGO – If you’re planning to watch the total solar eclipse Monday, you’re going to want to snag a pair of FREE protective glasses from Adler Planetarium Adler employees will be handing out glasses Thursday and Friday, while supplies last. Glasses were handed out at Daley Plaza Thursday morning, but they’re already gone! We are OUT of solar eclipse glasses at Daley Plaza. Our next stop will be South Grant Park (near the skate park) at 2pm while supplies last! […]

  • ‘Stranger Things’ pop-up bar to open in Logan Square today

    CHICAGO — Chicago fans of the Netflix hit series ‘Stranger Things’ are in for a real treat. The space next to Emporium Arcade Bar, located at 2363 N. Milwaukee Ave in Logan Square, will soon become a ‘Stranger Things’ themed pop-up bar called ‘The Upside Down.’ The pop-up will open Friday, August 18 at 7 p.m. and will run through the end of September. The bar will be decorated to resemble familiar scenes from the Netflix thriller, such as the […]

  • USPS issues color-changing solar eclipse stamps

    It seems everyone is preparing for the Great American Eclipse of 2017, even the U.S. Postal Service, which is now selling limited-edition, color-changing solar eclipse stamps! The first-ever, heat-activated stamp uses thermochromic ink that is sensitive to the touch of your fingertip. Once you press your thumb over the black ink spot at the center of the stamp, the total solar eclipse will vanish and reveal a full moon. As soon as you remove your finger, the ink will cool, […]

  • Ric Flair’s daughter thanks fans for prayers as father recovers from surgery

    ATLANTA — Professional wrestling legend Ric Flair is recovering after undergoing surgery Monday. A representative for Flair confirmed that the 68-year-old was admitted to an intensive care unit in an Atlanta hospital over the weekend and placed in a medically-induced coma for the procedure. While it was initially reported that Flair had surgery for heart-related issues, his agent clarified on Twitter that the surgery was “not heart-related.” Ric had surgery today (not❤️related)am happy 2report it was a success.Still a long […]

  • $250K bond for man charged with firing shots at Chicago police

    CHICAGO – A 33-year-old man has been charged with firing shots at police officers during a car chase on Sunday morning in Chicago’s Montclare neighborhood. Arthuro Martinez is now being held in Cook County Jail on $250,000 bond. Just before midnight Sunday, police say they saw Martinez driving recklessly in a silver Toyota near Grand and Harlem. Before officers could approach him, Martinez fled the scene, driving east on Grand and firing shots at the officers, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. […]

  • 5 things you (probably) shouldn’t pay money for

    What are the biggest wasteful buys that you “probably” don’t need? Kevin Brasler, Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook’s executive editor, broke it all down WGN Morning News Tuesday. First on the list — air-duct cleaning. Brasler admits that air-duct cleaning is actually unnecessary unless you have a more serious problem, like mold. “It’s nonsense. The little independent research that has been done on air-duct cleaning shows that actually stirring up that dust can worsen your home,” he said. “Most of us just don’t […]

  • Chicagoans organize protest to save Wrigleyville Taco Bell

    CHICAGO – Whether it’s the late-night munchies after catching a Cubs game or just grabbing a quick bite, the Taco Bell in Wrigleyville has been a source of affordable, scrumptious food  for many years. So when news broke Wednesday that the Taco Bell was coming down, Lakeview residents CJ Black and Zoe Burton knew they had to act fast to save their beloved fast-food joint. They created a Facebook event for a protest called “Save the Wrigleyville Taco Bell.” With over 1,700 […]

  • Here’s what’s coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime and HBO in August

    Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO are bringing in some must-watch movies and shows this month, so grab the popcorn, sit back, and enjoy! Starting Tuesday, Netflix will be adding some classics like “A Cinderella Story,” “Bad Santa,” “The Addams Family,” and all three of “The Matrix” movies. Later on in the month, the outstanding movie “The Founder” starring Michael Keaton as McDonald’s founder, Ray Kroc, will also be available on Netflix, along with the animated musical “SING,” Shia LaBeouf’s “Holes,” […]

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