Lee Smith, Harold Baines To Be Inducted Into The Baseball Hall Of Fame

Baseball greats Lee Smith and Harold Baines finally received the news each has been longing to hear for the nearly two decades they’ve been retired from the game. On Sunday, December 9, it was announced that both men have been elected for induction into the coveted National Baseball Hall of Fame. MLB.com reports that Smith and Baines received the nod […]

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Chicago cop, 28, who 'ran toward danger,' was slain 1 month shy of 1st wedding anniversary

Cop among 3 killed by gunman in Chicago hospital shooting A gunman killed a police officer and two hospital employees in an attack that began with a domestic dispute at Mercy Hospital on Chicago’s South Side. Officer Samuel Jimenez, the rookie Chicago cop who died in a shootout Monday night that left three others dead, including the suspect, always knew what […]

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Chicago hospital shooting that left officer, doctor dead came after fight over ring, 'broken engagement': reports

Cop among 3 killed by gunman in Chicago hospital shooting A gunman killed a police officer and two hospital employees in an attack that began with a domestic dispute at Mercy Hospital on Chicago’s South Side. The deadly rampage at a hospital on Chicago's South Side Monday that claimed the lives of a police officer and two medical professionals appears […]

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Suspected gunman dead, 3 in critical condition after shooting at Chicago hospital

Four people were in critical condition after a shooting at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital, police said. The gunman is dead, but it wasn’t immediately clear if he killed himself or was killed by responding officers. Local media reported that a second person was also killed in the incident, but this was not confirmed by police. A witness named James Gray told […]

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‘Multiple’ victims in active shooter situation at Chicago hospital

Four critically injured, including a police officer,after shooting breaks out at Chicago hospital Officers were searching Mercy Hospital in the city’s South Side on Monday Authorities said the Chicago police officer is currently in critical condition  They said at least one ‘possible offender’ has been shot after gunfire broke out  Witnesses said the gunman targeted a woman in scrubs, shot […]

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WWE Announces Location For ‘Survivor Series’ 2019

The company will bring ‘NXT,’ ‘Survivor Series,’ ‘Raw,’ and ‘Smackdown’ to the Allstate Arena in Chicago. This year’s Survivor Series weekend is only halfway over, with WWE still scheduled to run Monday Night Raw and Smackdown Live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. However, as reported by the Chicago Tribune, WWE has announced that next year’s four day wrestling […]

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Chicago Sues Trump Administration For Withholding Federal Grant Money

The Trump administration ‘cannot unilaterally impose new certifications and offer vague references to federal laws as a justification for unlawful actions,’ the sanctuary city’s attorney says. The city of Chicago is suing the Trump administration for withholding federal grant money for police departments, The Hill reports. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a Democrat, filled what is now a second lawsuit against […]

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Chicago officer picks jury trial in teen’s shooting death

FILE – In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, listens during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. Defense attorneys are expected to announce if they want a jury or a judge to hear the murder […]

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On eve of police officer’s murder trial, victim’s family calls for peace

The family of an African-American teenager fatally shot by a white Chicago police officer pleaded Tuesday for “complete peace” as the murder trial for the officer is set to begin on Wednesday. Laquan McDonald’s loved ones said they are concerned that violence could break out if Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, 40, is acquitted in the killing of the […]

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