Three Mexican gray wolf puppies born at the Brookfield Zoo in May need names. (courtesy: Brookfield Zoo)

Brookfield Zoo: Help Name Our Mexican Gray Wolf Pups!

As of Thursday afternoon, the names Magdalena, Inigo, and Aldo were leading the voting.


(Credit: Five Thirty Eight)

When It Comes To A Person’s Age, What’s In A Name?

If nothing else, the following information will make you feel less awkward when trying to guess a person’s age or perhaps provide some interesting cocktail party conversation.


Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Attorney Demands Names Of Cops Who Shot, Killed Autistic Teen

An attorney is demanding the names of two Calumet City police officers involved in the shooting death of a 15-year-old autistic boy last month.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Senator Seeks To Keep Pols’ Names Off State Signs

While tollway signs touting disgraced ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich came down two years ago, there’s a push to outlaw such public promotion in the first place.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

Blizzard Approaches

Blizzard Of 2011: Should It Have A Name?

What should we name the Blizzard of 2011?