Study: Films Lag Significantly In Latino RepresentationThe study also found that Latinos, when they are on screen, frequently appear in stereotyped roles. In the most popular films at the U.S. box office, Latinos are depicted as criminals 24% of the time; 17% were portrayed as poor or with a low income.
Happy 90th Birthday To Chicago's Music Box Theatre"Nowadays the stage accommodates filmmakers making appearances. The roster includes Wes Anderson, Crispin Glover, Tipi Hedron, David Lynch, Eva Marie Saint, Paul Schrader, Agnes Varda, Haskell Wexler and Kristin Wiig."
Monopoly Maker Hasbro To Cut Plastic Use In Toy PackagingIt plans to stop using plastic bags, elastic bands and the shrink wrap that's usually found around Monopoly, Scrabble and other board games.
Peter Fonda, 'Easy Rider' Star, Dead at 79
Elvis Admirers Remember His Death 42 Years Ago With VigilPresley admirers from all over the world descend on Memphis every year to honor his life and career during Elvis Week.
'Hollywood Ripper' Found Guilty Of L.A. Murders, Faces Charges In Suburban ChicagoMichael Gargiulo, who was 17 years old at the time, lived down the street but wasn't officially linked to the case until 2003 when DNA found under Pacaccio's fingernails turned out to be a match.
Chicago 'Hamilton' Star Miguel Cervantes Gets Special Honor From Young FansThe star of “Hamilton” in Chicago got a special honor from fans Sunday.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: Elisa The PinscherElisa also loves to snuggle and would make a great addition to family. She along with many other adorable dogs and cats are available for adoption at the PAWS Adoption Center in Lincoln Park.
Bud Billiken Parade Steps Off On SaturdayTo mark the milestone, TV and film star Lil Rel Howery will serve as Grand Marshal.
Udder-ly Unique: Illinois State Fair Officials Unveil Popular Butter CowLast year, hundreds of pounds of butter was sculpted into a cow by the same Iowa artist, Sarah Pratt. The base had "Land of Lincoln" written on it and included a stovepipe hat, as a nod to Abraham Lincoln.
Federal Charges Ramp Up Pressure On R. Kelly To Make DealAny negotiations would be complicated, as Kelly is charged in four jurisdictions and his lawyers would likely insist on a single deal that resolves all the cases. And prosecutors would only accept a deal that includes a lengthy prison term.
Ariana Grande Left Sobbing Over Live Duet With Barbra Streisand In ChicagoFans quickly began posting clips of the duet at the United Center on social media.
Illinois State Fair Officials To Unveil Popular Butter CowLast year, 600 pounds of butter was sculpted by an Iowa artist.
Emails: Pritzker's Office Not Aware Band Booked For 2 MonthsEmails and text messages obtained by The Associated Press show that Confederate Railroad's Aug. 27 appearance was canceled by the Agriculture Department just a day after the fair's lineup was announced June 17.
Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize Winning Author Of 'Beloved,' Has Died At 88Morrison was one of the most iconic writers of her time, excelling as a novelist, essayist, editor, and short story writer. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, the first African American to receive the distinction.