"Mean And Angry" Tweet About Elizabeth Warren Sparks Online Debate About Women In PoliticsWhen the candidates face off again Tuesday evening for the Democratic presidential primary debate on CBS, will Warren take a softer approach? Or does her campaign want the jolt that a fiery confrontation could ignite?
'We’re Supposed To Be Past This:' Post About Allegedly Racially Charged Incident At Buffalo Wild Wings Goes ViralA social media post about an allegedly racially-charged incident at a Buffalo Wild Wings in Naperville has gone viral on Facebook.
Illinois Writer With Disabilities, Melissa Blake, Shuts Down Internet Trolls With Message: ‘You’re Not Going To Get The Best Of MeFive years after GamerGate brought global attention to the scourge of harassment towards women in male-dominated industries, an Illinois writer with a genetic disorder tweeted multiple selfies in defiant response to YouTube commenters who made derogatory and hateful comments about her looks.
Human Rights Group Believes Chicago-Area Woman Died In Syrian PrisonA human rights monitoring group believes Layla Shweikani, a young American woman from the Chicago suburbs who had been detained two years ago by Bashar al-Assad's regime, was executed by the Syrian government.
'Letters To Black Girls Project' Seeks To Inspire Younger GenerationWhen Tamara Winfrey-Harris posted a request on Facebook for women of color to write letters to girls of color for her upcoming conference in November, she expected about a dozen responses.
Aurora Body Shop Owner Gifts Single Mom With CarLocal business owner Tim Oros received a Citizen Commendation Award from the Aurora Police Department for donating a car to a single mother.
Watch: Video of Chicago Woman Passing Illinois Bar Goes ViralA video of a Bronzeville lawyer discovering that she passed the Illinois Bar Exam has gone viral on Facebook. “I’ve only wanted to be an attorney."
Chicago Teacher Cares For Former Student's Baby So She Can Attend Job FairHundreds of thousands of people saw the kindness of a Chicago-area teacher this week in a video posted on social media.
Drake Visits 11-Year-Old Girl Awaiting Transplant At Chicago HospitalAn 11-year-old girl awaiting a heart transplant got a visit from her idol, Drake, after posting a video of her doing the #KiKiChallenge.
Chicago's Former Rock-N-Roll McDonald's Now OpenThe future of McDonald’s arrives in Chicago this week, with the opening of a sleek, brand new 19,000-square-foot contemporary restaurant that has risen from the ashes of the iconic Rock-N-Roll McDonald’s.
Beloved Grandma in Hospice Spontaneously Joins Family In Singing HymnA family’s love and an ancient Greek hymn transformed a granddaughter’s visit with her beloved grandmother, who is in hospice care.
Lovey Heads Home: Local Mom Helps Boy Reunite With Stuffed AnimalA Chicago-area boy will be reunited with his beloved elephant stuffed animal, thanks to the power of social media and a local mom!
Mother: Church Refuses To Let Daughter Wear A Suit To First CommunionA Catholic school in St. John, Ind., has refused to allow a 9-year-old girl to wear a suit to her First Communion, according to the girl’s mother.
'Paradise': IL Art Gallery Features Only Artists On Autism SpectrumTucked away in a tiny Illinois town is a unique art gallery called the Merchant Street Art Gallery of Artists with Autism.
Women Surgeons in Chicago and Beyond Recreate New Yorker CoverFemale surgeons, including a Chicago doctor, are recreating a magazine cover depicting a surgical team of four women in an operating room.