Illinois Woman Gets Postcard From Hong Kong -- Mailed In 1993The man who wrote the postcard says he was "having a good time" in an "extremely crowded place." He says some seafood is served while "still crawling on your plate.
Orphaned Sea Otters Get A New Home At The Shedd Aquarium“While it’s never good news to hear that an animal has been orphaned or in need of rescue, Shedd Aquarium stands ready to step in to assist – whether that’s rehabilitating and releasing animals, in this case, providing a safe home for those that need it."
Confederate Railroad: Band's Name Got It Ousted From State FairThe band's logo features a steam locomotive flying dual flags of the Confederacy which fought the Civil War that led to slavery's abolition.
Metra Adds Service On Some Lines For Taste Of ChicagoAlcohol will not be allowed on Metra after 7 p.m. on Friday or all day Saturday and Sunday. Metra also says trains may not be able to accommodate bicycles from Friday through Sunday.
Michelle Obama Talks Relationships, Time In The White House And What She Tells Her Daughters"But I'm here to tell you, there is nothing we can't do or change when we as a collective put our minds to it," she said. "I feel that when I'm out there. We're the ones we are waiting for. But that means we have to roll up our sleeves and do the work every single time."
Actor Cameron Boyce Dies At Age 20Actor Cameron Boyce, best known for his role as the teenage son of Cruella de Vil in the Disney Channel franchise "Descendants," has died. He was 20 years old.
Experience Chicago's Old Town Neighborhood At The 360 Chicago Observation DeckChicago's Old Town neighborhood is taking over the 360 Chicago Observation Deck throughout the month of July.
Chosen Few Festival To Celebrate 'Love, Unity And Music' Spins On Saturday"It represents love, unity and music. Chicago has been getting a bad rap, as far as the city is concerned. It shows the good side of Chicago. It shows the great side of the people of Chicago. That’s what I think the majority of Chicago is anyway."
MAD Magazine To Leave NewsstandsThe illustrated humor magazine will still be available in comic shops and through mail to subscribers — but after its fall issue it will just reprint previously published material.
Navy Pier Preps For Thousands Of Fourth Of July Holiday Visitors"We have a Navy Pier alert system that we have in place that's new and we've been implementing and testing internally and it's working well. Our intercom is now working pier-wide and we can make announcements on that."
Lil Nas X Seemingly Comes Out As Gay On Last Day Of Pride MonthOn Sunday night, the last day of Pride Month, Lil Nas X tweeted about a song from his new album, "7" — and seemingly revealed something about himself that many people didn't know.
CBS 2's Irika Sargent Hosts Women In The Forefront LuncheonGail Boudreaux from Anthem, Mary Dillon from Ulta Beauty and Christine Leahy from CDW addressed the attendees.
Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Request To Toss Groping Case Is DeniedGooding, 51, is accused of placing his hand on a 29-year-old woman's breast and squeezing it without her consent at Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge near Times Square on June 9. The woman told police she believed Gooding was intoxicated.
Pride Parade Preparations Continue Through Sunday"You sit back and say 'oh my gosh it’s grown and it’s helped to save lives.' The legacy is that it reaches everybody to live full lives, to save lives, to live full lives as human beings."
Beth Chapman, Wife Of Bounty Hunter Reality TV Star, DiesShe was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2017. A tumor was removed and she was cancer-free. But she was later diagnosed with lung cancer.