Local Pinball Wizards Prepare For Pinball State Championship“What I love about pinball is every time you play the game it’s never the same. It doesn’t have a set pattern like a video game does and you always come back for more, wanting to top your last score and keep on improving your skills.”
Second African Lion Dies At Brookfield Zoo“Isis and her mate were majestic animals who had a strong bond. The staff, who dedicated their lives to care for these charismatic lions, are heartbroken by their loss."
Chicago Filmmaker Gets Oscar Nomination For 'Hair Love'"The story was incredibly personal to us because it allowed us to tackle the negative societal stereotypes around natural hair and black fathers, and to normalize the depiction of a loving black family that we know so well and yet have seen so little of in media."
Chicago Women's March Set To Step Off Saturday"People are excited to march. Our marchers are passionate about many issues. The March offers them a place where they can raise their voices - and their signs - and speak out about the things they care about the most."
New Royal Ruling For Meghan And HarryAs the final details are worked out, it's still not known if the couple will continue to be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, or if they'll be stripped of their royal titles, since the Queen referred to them by only their first names in her statement.
Obama's Production Company Scores First Oscar NominationMichelle Obama added in her own post: "What Julia and Steve capture on film is at times painful, at times exhilarating, but always thoughtful and always real -- exactly the kind of story Barack and I wanted to lift up with Higher Ground Productions."
Neil Peart, Drummer And Lyricist Of Rush, Has Died At 67Peart joined the Canadian band in 1974, and together Rush went on to sell millions of records and develop a massive, dedicated fan base.
Michelle Obama To Highlight College Students' First Year In New Instagram TV SeriesLast year, Michelle Obama released her highly anticipated memoir, "Becoming," before embarking on an international book tour. For his part, Barack Obama secured in 2017 a memoir deal with Random House, though a release date for the book has not yet been announced.
NFL Wild-Card Games Draw Biggest Audience Since 2016Saturday night’s Tennessee-New England game on CBS averaged 31.42 million viewers. Viewership of the Titans’ 20-13 victory was up 1% from the last time the network had a prime-time AFC first-round game, when Pittsburgh-Cincinnati in 2016 drew 31.23 million.
L.A. District Attorney: Weinstein Charged With Sexual Assault Against Two Women In 2013
Curtain Falls For Last Time On Chicago Production Of 'Hamilton'One final curtain call on Sunday ended a remarkable run for “Hamilton” in Chicago.
Brookfield Zoo Announces Death Of African Lion ZendaAccording to the zoo, staff saw that Zenda was having trouble standing and walking. Over the last week, vets were treating his symptoms with medication to ease the animal's pain.
Glenbrook North Marching Band Performs In LondonThey delighted crowds with their upbeat tunes. It's the first time Glenbrook North has participated in the London parade.
The First Babies Of The New Year Born At Area HospitalsTwo couples are sharing their photos of the first babies born in Chicago this year.
Chicago's Trolley And Red Double-Decker Buses Rolling To A StopWhen asked why the company was shutting down, a spokesperson would only say it was a "business decision." No further explanation offered. One hundred fifty people will be out of work.