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Chicago Hip-Hop’s Unified Sound & Artists

—- YouMedia is simply one of many many poetry venues in Chicago which have helped spark this new motion of hip hop. Organizations like Young Chicago Authors, poetry festivals like Louder Than a Bomb, and open mic occasions like WordPlay have all contributed to creating Chicago a wealthy hub for poet


Wheaton 2019 Consolidated Election Voter Guide

WHEATON, IL -- The race for Wheaton mayor, city council, and school boards is set for April 2. Early voting kicked off on March 18 throughout DuPage County. Keep an eye out for upcoming Patch articles with in-depth information about each of the candidates for mayor, city council, and Community Unit


Illinois snowmobiler died in Saturday accident

A 48-year-old Plano, Illinois man – Allen E. Patterson – died as a result of injuries received following a fatal snowmobile incident in the Town of Round Lake in Sawyer County during the early morning hours of Saturday, March 16, according the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR).


Remington Road closed due to rollover crash

Remington Road is closed between Roselle Road and Wilkening Road in Schaumburg due to a rollover crash Tuesday morning, according to Sigalert.com. Sigalert is reporting that the vehicle allegedly flipped three times.


Lombard school celebrates girl's memory with kind words, actions

Students at a Lombard elementary school recently celebrated the life of one of their peers with an author visit that emphasized the power of kindness and a colorful challenge designed to encourage kindness in action.


Lawsuit claims Oak Park police were reckless in chase that killed 2

A lawsuit claims that Oak Park police acted recklessly by chasing a fleeing car that crashed and killed two people in another vehicle in the western suburb. The family of Pierre Shelton, who died Sunday of injuries from the March 9 crash, are seeking damages from the Village of Oak Park and the driv


CTA Driver Assaulted By Passenger, ‘It’s Not Okay’

CHICAGO (CBS) — A CTA bus driver was punched by a passenger last week, even though she was sitting behind a protective shield. The driver was assaulted while dropping off a rider in the South Shore area. This is one in a series of violent attacks on CTA workers CBS 2 has been documenting.


Teen armed with broom saves children from dog attack

CHICAGO (WLS/CNN) - A Chicago teen is being hailed for his bravery after he used a broom to scare off a dog that went after his 7-year-old cousin. The incident which occurred in the Englewood neighborhood Monday was caught on surveillance camera.


Chicago Blackhawks: Patrick Kane hits 100-point milestone

This season is coming to a close for the Chicago Blackhawks, but one superstar is doing everything he can to keep it going. You have heard everything year need to hear about Chicago Blackhawks superstar winger Patrick Kane. He has won the Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe (playoff MVP), Art Ross (scoring tit


Bank Robber In White Gloves Hits Chase and US Bank Branches in Glenview, Franklin Park

CHICAGO (CBS)–The FBI is searching for a white-gloved male bank robber seen in a blurry surveillance photo taken Feb. 2. The male suspect robbed banks in suburban Franklin Park and Glenview in February and March., the FBI says.


Man dies after Willowbrook shooting; persons of interest released

A man died after he and another person were shot Thursday morning at a home in unincorporated DuPage County. About 10:30 a.m., deputies discovered that 41-year-old Vincent L. Louden and the other person had been shot at the home near Route 83 and Mockingbird Lane in unincorporated Willowbrook, accor


Victim In Unincorporated Willowbrook Shooting Dies

WILLOWBROOK, IL - One of the victims in a shooting reported in unincorporated Willowbrook last week has died. The Du Page County Sheriff's Office has identified the fatal victim in the March 14 incident in the area of Route 83 and Mockingbird Lane as Vincent L. Loudon, 41, of Chicago's South Shore n


Supreme Court denies bid to resentence Jason Van Dyke in Laquan McDonald murder

The Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a bid to resentence former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke in the murder of Laquan McDonald. Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Special Prosecutor Joseph McMahon filed a petition with the court in February seeking a new sentencing hearing for Van Dyke


Chicago police union wants federal investigation into Kim Foxx’s handling of Jussie Smollett case

CHICAGO — Chicago’s police union is calling for a federal investigation into the Cook County State’s Attorney’s actions in the Jussie Smollett case. Three days after Smollett claimed he was attacked, Kim Foxx asked Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson to turn the case over to the FBI.


White nationalist group’s stickers found lining route of South Side Irish Parade

Stickers advertising a white nationalist hate group were found along the route of Sunday’s South Side Irish Parade, according to Ald. Matt O’Shea (19th). On Monday morning, O’Shea learned through social media posts that stickers for the American Identity Movement had been found on up to 20 light pos


CITY OF WEST CHICAGO: Temporary Summer Employment at West Chicago Public Works Department

City of West Chicago issued the following announcement on March 15. The City of West Chicago has temporary positions available for summer 2019 (May through August) in the Street and Facilities Management Division of the Public Works Department. Work involves general manual labor and is primarily out


Vehicle stolen in Addison chased from Arlington Heights to Chicago's South Side

A man driving a vehicle that was reported stolen in Addison led authorities from the Northwest suburbs to Chicago's South Side early Monday, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.


Report: WLS-A/Chicago Names Stephanie Tichenor PD

Tichenor (Photo: LinkedIn) ROBERTFEDER.COM is reporting that CUMULUS News-Talk WLS-A/CHICAGO is naming crosstown TRIBUNE MEDIA News-Talk WGN-A Dir./News and Operations STEPHANIE TICHENOR as PD. TICHENOR, who had been with WGN since 2008, when she joined the staff as a part-time producer, is succeedi


Wheaton-area photo studio that allegedly offers sexual services to customers can stay open while county lawsuit against it proceeds

DuPage County prosecutors were rebuffed Monday in an attempt to shutter temporarily a Wheaton-area business that advertises itself as a photo studio, but, according to authorities, is a provider of sexual services.


Man Allegedly Attacked Trump Hotel Security Guards, Damaged Lobby, Told Police He Didn't Like President

A 23-year-old Chicago man was arrested on Friday after allegedly defacing property at the Trump International Hotel & Tower and fighting with hotel security guards. Chicago police said Craig Echols, who reportedly admitted to “disliking Donald Trump,” was arrested at around 4:15 p.m. on Friday after