Popular TV Show ‘Empire’ Features Clothes from Chicago Fashion Designer

The Windy City is more than prevalent in the smash-hit television show Empire, but many Chicagoans may not be aware that the stylish wardrobes they see on the show are made by More »

Medical Marijuana Ads Facing Censure

Cresco Labs, a medical marijuana business in Illinois, is launching a $1 million marketing campaign that’s going to include print advertising, radio commercials, billboards, social media campaigns, and notices in health publications. More »

Motorola Solutions Will Relocate Headquarters to Chicago By Next Summer

Motorola Solutions has just announced that it will be closing its headquarters in suburban Schaumburg and relocating into the city of Chicago by next summer, according to a joint statement from Mayor More »

Victims of Gun Violence in the South Side Will Soon Have a Better Chance at Survival, Thanks To New Trauma Care Center

After years of resident protests, Chicago’s South Side is finally expected to receive an adult trauma center to help combat gun violence in one of the city’s most violent neighborhoods. Health officials More »

Lil BUB to Host the Third Annual Chicago Internet Cat Video Festival

You don’t need to be too familiar with the Internet to know that most everyone on it loves cats. On average, Internet users conduct 12 billion online searches per month, many of More »

Chicago Lawmakers Convene to Craft Budget Agreement

A new budget agreement has been crafted by lawmakers and is now pending approval in legislation. According to sources from Chicago Tonight, the new budget framework will include higher taxes, big cuts in spending, and a possible Chicago casino. The

800,000 Illinois Residents Could Be Exposed To Lead Poisoning

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The Flint, MI, water crisis is already one of the greatest man-made environmental catastrophes in U.S. history, and now the Chicago Tribune has identified 200 communities in Illinois with lead levels that exceed the federal safety standards. In total, the

Attempt to Raise Legal Tobacco Age to 21 Fails in Illinois Senate

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An attempt to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco failed in the Illinois Senate last week. Legislature promoted by Democratic Senator John Mulroe of Chicago would have prohibited the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of