Police Interview Two People Following Oline Rant Against Bridgeview MosqueBridgeview police were on high alert, and securing the Mosque Foundation on 93rd Street. Officers were keeping a close eye on people arriving for the Friday afternoon prayer service. Police and the FBI were taking the threats seriously, and while they know who is behind them, that man was not in custody Friday morning.
Chicagoans Line Up For Chance To Buy A Copy Of Charlie HebdoA dozen copies of Charlie Hebdo, the French magazine at the center of a terrorist attack in Paris, were quickly snatched up Friday morning, but more were on the way next week.
Local Nigerian-Americans Wonder Why Boko Haram Massacre Isn’t Getting Attention?The terrorist attack in Paris galvanized the world and sparked overwhelming sympathy. But the reaction to a massacre in Nigeria at the same time has been much different, even though many more people died there.
Loop Synagogue Holds Ceremony Remembering Victims Of Paris AttacksA few hundred people gathered at the Chicago Loop Synagogue Wednesday at noon for a service to remember the victims of the attacks in France last week.
Mom Of Alleged Islamic State Recruit Condemns Paris Terror AttacksThe suburban Chicago mother of a 19-year-old man facing a terrorist charge for trying to join Islamic State militants says the group is "brainwashing" youths via social media. And she declared, "Leave our children alone!"
Chicago Rally Remembers Victims Of Paris Terror Spree About 250 people gathered at Daley Plaza for a 60 minute show of solidarity with France, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty
BLOG: Why The Media Isn't Covering The NAACP ExplosionConsidering the current state of racial relations in America, it doesn't take a hardened veteran of the media to look at the bombing outside of the NAACP offices in Colorado Springs and say, This story deserves our attention...
Former Editor Of The Onion Says Paris Terror Attack Won't Deter Satirists A Chicago area man who was the longtime editor of The Onion does not believe the attack in Paris will have a chilling effect on The Onion staff - or on any satirists.