40 year old rock station in Chicago replaced by Christian radio at midnight last night. Signed off with Motley Crue’s “Shout at the Devil”, Iron Maiden’s “The Number of the Beast”, and AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell".
57,234 rubber ducks being dumped into the Chicago River at the Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby. Each duck cost $5 and whoever's duck crosses the finish line first wins a new car, with all proceeds benefiting the Special Olympics.
Drug addict for 8 years, went to jail in 2015, and went to the psych ward twice in early 2017. Couldn’t hold a job for more then a few months. Now Im 100% drug free for 135 days and a manager of McDonalds! In the fall of 2018 Im on track to fulfill my dream to go to Hamburger University in Chicago!
[Lazerus] Blackhawks have contacted the ejected fans from Saturday night and told them they are banned from future games. Via a team spokesperson: "Racist comments and other inappropriate behavior are not tolerated by the Chicago Blackhawks."
Shaq on certain superstars joining already Championship caliber teams: "I told my boy the other day, if you could do that I would have went to Chicago and just played with Mike. I didn't know that's how you do it."
TIL that the St. Patrick's Day tradition of dyeing the Chicago river green arose by accident when a group of plumbers used green dye to trace illegal substances that were polluting the river. The dyeing of the river is still sponsored by the local plumbers union.
TIL in WWII, weather reports were censored to prevent enemy submarines from learning about conditions. A football game in Chicago was so covered in fog that the radio announcer couldn't see the field, but afterwards he was officially thanked for never using the word "fog" or mentioning the weather.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson stated these self-proclaimed "real savages" were guilty of "childish stupidity" following the kidnapping and torture of a special needs white teenager. They have now been charged with a Hate Crime.
As of July 1, 2015, citizens of Chicago who enjoy their Netflix, Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Prime, Xbox Live, and/or PlayStation Network subscriptions are now subject to the city’s 9 percent “Amusement Tax” for the privilege.
4 Dead, 52 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago. This marks the second weekend in a row where more than 50 people were shot in Chicago. Last weekend, eight people were killed and at least 45 others were wounded
[Shams] The NBA issued a warning to the Chicago Bulls this week on resting healthy players, and the team now plans to play veteran starters Robin Lopez and Justin Holiday again more extensively to close the season.
There's no money for Flint's poison water problem. There's no money to fix the civil war happening in Chicago. There's no money to help the 150 million Americans living in poverty. There IS 38 billion for Israel though.
Russia interferes in every election. You didn’t care until you were told to care. Statues stood for over 100 years. You didn’t care until you were told to care. People are killed daily by guns in cities like Chicago. You don’t care about gun violence until you’re told to care