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Vincent “Uncle Mick” DelGiudice, an 85-year-old man from Illinois, is now facing several years in federal prison as he has finally pleaded guilty to conspiring to conduct a multimillion-dollar illegitimate gambling business.

Ten individuals, including Vincent “Uncle Mick” DelGiudice and... read more

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker allows mobile sports betting registration until COVID-19 crisis ends

Casinos in many states across the country are opening up under strict health and safety guidelines. However, as Illinois casinos remain closed due to deadly COVID-19 crisis, Governor J.B. Pritzker issued an order late Thursday to allow sports betting enthusiasts to register for mobile accounts... read more

Illinois General Assembly amends Chicago Casino Tax Structure

Pushing the long-awaited Chicago casino project closer to reality, members of the Illinois General Assembly amended casino tax structure for the city after state lawmakers agreed to trim down its tax responsibilities.

The Windy City businesses have been under lockdown since mid of March... read more

United Airlines boots autistic teen and family from flight

The Chicago-headquartered United Airlines is in for trouble after a passenger was given a rather humiliating farewell from the aircraft, this Tuesday.

Donna Beegle, a public speaker, was onboard the United Airlines flight along with her husband, son and autistic daughter, Juliette. As... read more

Canine Flu: Authorities warn Pet Owners to Avoid Areas where Dogs can congregate

Authorities concerned said that between January and March, five dogs in Chicago died due to canine flu.

On Friday, the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control warned that pet owners must avoid dog parks, group dog training facilities, doggy day care businesses and all other... read more

Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney take a plunge

Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney took the plunge today in icy waters of Lake Michigan in Chicago during a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Lady Gaga, Taylor Kinney, Vince Vaughn, Jon Seda and Brian Geraghty were among 4,500 participants who took the plunge in the ice cold water in Lake Michigan... read more

Mazda unveils 2015 MX-5 Accessories Concept at Chicago Auto Show

At the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, Mazda has displayed the all-new model 2015 MX-5 Accessories Concept, which boasts a number of notable embellishments. The 2015 Mazda MX-5 Accessories Concept on display features the automaker’s Ceramic Metallic paint; and its outfitted with 17-inch BBS alloy wheels... read more

Ram Truck unveils new 2015 Laramie Limited

At the Chicago Auto Show, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Ram Truck brand is unveiling the 2015 Ram Laramie Limited, which will set a new benchmark in truck opulence.

The 2015 Ram Laramie Limited will apparently be a "black-tie" luxury alternative to the well-liked Laramie Longhorn edition... read more

Ford set to debut 2016 Police Interceptor Utility at Chicago Auto Show

Automaker Ford is set to officially unveil its updated 2016 Police Interceptor Utility at the Chicago Auto Show. The new model of the Police Interceptor Utility has been developed by Ford with input from its Ford Police Advisory Board, which is focused on the business of fighting crime.

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Honda to unveil all-new 2016 Pilot crossover SUV at Chicago Auto Show

Automaker Honda has announced that the third-generation version of its boxy three-row Pilot crossover SUV - the all-new 2016 Pilot - will be unveiled at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show on February 12, 2015.

According to the announcement made by Honda, the 2016 Pilot will be a redesigned... read more

Chicago police officer saves man from icy Lake Michigan

A cop from the Chicago Police Department saved the life of a 58-year-old man by pulling him out of icy Lake Michigan off Oak Street Beach on Sunday afternoon, authorities announced.

Near North District Officer Wadell Hardy reached the scene at about 1 p.m. after someone called police... read more

Research: Red light camera program has led to increase in rear-end crashes

According to the findings of a new research commissioned by the Chicago Tribune, the red light camera program in Chicago is not as safe as it was touted to be when it was implemented.

As per the research, though the red light cameras were perceived as an effective mechanism for fighting... read more