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Daredevil walks rope between towers blindfolded

Wallenda Chicago Walk

Daredevil Nik Wallenda wowed Chicago and the world Sunday with two skyscraper crossings on a tightrope without a safety net or a harness.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

More Ebola screening to begin at 5 US airports

White House press secretary Josh Earnest gestures as he answers a question during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.  AP

The government plans will begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa arriving at five U.S. airports as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Chicago mayor, billionaire clash over TRUMP sign

Newly installed 20-foot-tall letters spelling out T-R-U-M-P stand on the side real estate billionaire Donald trump's skyscraper in Chicago, Thursday, June 12, 2014. The letters have triggered a war of words between Trump and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (AP Photo/Stacy Thacker)

The installation of 20-foot (six-meter)-tall letters spelling out T-R-U-M-P on the side of the billionaire’s gleaming Chicago skyscraper has triggered a war of words between Donald Trump and Rahm Emanuel — with the city’s mayor saying he’s looking for a way to undo the “architecturally tasteless” sign, and the developer in no mood to take anything down.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Chicago priest sex abuse victims demand more files

Attorney Jeff Anderson, right, smiles after hugging Kathy Laarveld, whose son was sexually abused by a priest, after a new conference on the release of files of Catholic priests credibly accused of sexually abusing minors in the Archdiocese of Chicago. AP

Victims of sexual abuse by priests in the Chicago area are vowing to keep pushing for information on how the Chicago Archdiocese handled allegations.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Groom killed while helping motorist in snow


A man married less than seven hours was killed along with a stranded motorist he stopped to help in the snow when they were struck by several vehicles, authorities say.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »