The Big News Roll
Johnny Manziel is a lot of things to a lot of people. But an aerobics instructor? The ad folks from Snickers have transformed Johnny Football to Johnny JamBoogie in a hilarious new spot that is sure to make fans laugh, and give opponents more reason to taunt the Browns’ backup QB.
(EVANSTON) Two workers were taken to the hospital after being exposed to carbon monoxide while working at a north suburban Evanston home Thursday. Emergency crews responded about 2 p.m. to the 1700 block of Washington Street, where two workers reported feeling ill, Evanston Fire Department Division Chief Dwight Hohl said. Tests found 450 parts per
The Fire on Thursday signed midfielder Collin Fernandez to a homegrown contract. Fernandez, 17, will join the Fire first-team roster for the 2015 season. “It looked like it was in my best interest,” said Fernandez, a Downers Grove native. “It’s always been my dream to become a professional soccer player and the sooner the better,
Chicago Police Commander Glenn Evans | AP files Prosecutors: Police cmdr. stuck gun ‘deep down’ suspect’s throat Cmdr. Glenn Evans, 52, was released without having to post bond Thursday after Cook County prosecutors alleged he put his .45-caliber pistol “deep down” a suspect’s throat and held a Taser to the man’s groin while threatening to
What is it about those Crane boys and Chicago politics? Kelsey Grammar, best known as Frasier Crane, played Our Town’s ruthless Mayor Tom Kane for two season on Starz’ “Boss.” And now the actor who played Frasier’s brother Niles is getting into the fray. David Hyde Pierce will join “The Good Wife” as a recurring
A man suffered a graze wound during a shooting Thursday afternoon on the Far South Side. The shooting happened in the 12200 block of South Emerald at 1:40 p.m., police said. A 23-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his foot and was taken in good condition to Roseland Hospital, police said.
Tyson Foods Inc. on Thursday completed its $8.5 billion takeover of Chicago-based Hillshire Brands Co. The combined company will have annual sales of more than $40 billion and own such brands as Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Ball Park and Hillshire Farm.
A caretaker who was stabbed to death Wednesday morning in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood has been identified. Erenbira Pimentel-Hernandez, 38, was found bleeding from multiple stab and puncture wounds in a stairwell in the 4700 block of North Lawndale about 8:20 a.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Hernandez,
A man who had an ISIS flag waving from his vehicle is facing several charges after he threatened police with a bomb Wednesday morning when he was pulled over on the Southwest Side. Emad Karakrah, 49, was charged with felony counts of disorderly conduct and aggravated fleeing; and a misdemeanor count of driving on a
(ORLAND PARK) A 17-year-old southwest suburban boy is charged with breaking into multiple vehicles earlier this month to steal electronics, wallets and sunglasses. The break-ins happened in the 17100 block of Winding Creek Drive and the 16800-17100 block of Steeplechase Parkway in Orland Park between the night of Aug. 11 and early Aug. 12, according