700CLUBNEWS.COM: Latest News of The Day 22:17, 2019-08-13

High taxes, fees make Chicago casino 'not financially feasible'

A high tax and fee structure mandated by an Illinois law for Chicago's first casino would make the project "generally not financially feasible" regardless of where it was located, according to an analysis released on Tuesday by th...

High taxes, fees make Chicago casino 'not financially feasible'

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Nearing retirement? This checklist can help make sure you're financially ready Regardless of what the next phase of your life looks like, there are some financial aspects you should consider now to help the transition go smoothly....
18:17, 2019-07-05

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Macau casino revenue hits 5-month high in May Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau hit a five-month high in May, although softer demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the world's No.2 economy and a Sino-U.S. trade war continued to keep a lid on gains....
11:17, 2019-06-01

Las Vegas casinos raise resort fees as high as $45: What are they and what do they buy? Since May, two major casino companies on the Las Vegas Strip have raised mandatory resort fees as high as $45. What are they and what do they buy?       ...
04:00, 2019-08-21

High Stakes For Italian Enclave As Europe's Biggest Casino Goes Bust Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income -- a giant casino -- went bankrupt....
13:34, 2019-05-26

Wealthy New Yorkers are ditching city’s high taxes for Miami Call it fight and flight. Affluent New Yorkers, financially distressed by recent changes to the nation’s tax laws, are bucking the Big Apple’s high costs and heading for an economic paradise — Florida’s Miami-Dade County area. The famed resort is luring the disgruntled urbanites with the prospect of...
14:34, 2019-07-21

Beyond free Wi-Fi: Offbeat hotel perks that make resort fees a little more tolerable To stand-out, and in many cases, justify, the sometimes hefty "resort" or "convenience" fees many hotels now tag onto bills, guests are being offered more offbeat and intriguing perks....
19:17, 2019-07-04

Make graduates pay back tuition fees for 40 years, Theresa May told Tuition fees in England should be reduced to £7,500 a year and maintenance grants reintroduced - but graduates should pay back their loans for 40 years, the government has been told....
05:17, 2019-05-30

Verizon avoided a decade’s worth of taxes—a new law could make it pay up Enlarge / A Verizon logo at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (credit: Getty Images | David Ramos) Verizon has avoided paying local taxes on telecom equipment in many New Jersey municipalities over the past decade, but a proposed state law would force the co...
07:34, 2019-06-05

Barclays sees Carrefour-Casino merger as possible, pushing up Casino shares Shares in French retailer Casino rose around 2% on Tuesday after Barclays said in a note that a tie-up with larger rival Carrefour could be a possibility "given the difficulties encountered by Casino's majority shareholder."...
14:34, 2019-07-16

Foreign Investors' Lobby Group Asks Government To Reconsider High Taxes About 40 per cent of roughly 9,400 FPIs investing in India are registered as trusts, according to tax experts, while the rest are registered as corporates....
17:17, 2019-07-12

California residents fleeing to Nevada and Arizona as high taxes, home prices force them out As the California housing bubble continues to squeeze out middle-class homeowners -- with some living on the street, in their cars or in illegal boats -- a growing number of people are moving out and heading east. ...
02:17, 2019-07-25

Liverpool and City make X-rated fees normal in scary pursuit of perfection | Paul Wilson Reds were ahead of the curve with £75m Virgil van Dijk transfer but champions could trump that for Harry Maguire as a duopoly emerges in the Premier LeagueThere are weeks of the transfer window still to go, an opportunity to keep spending money stretching ahead of Premier League clubs like the seemi...
13:51, 2019-06-22

Trump praises N.J. lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires, complains of ‘ridiculously high’ taxes in New York In tweets, the president weighed in the New Jersey budget process and complained that Democratic politicians are hurting his children and businesses in Manhattan....
19:00, 2019-07-01

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so male-dominated for so long,” said Silver last month...
11:17, 2019-06-05

Chicago, make a commitment to Always Be My Maybe early and for free Sure, technically you could wait two days and see the Ali Wong/Randall Park rom-com Always Be My Maybe at home on your couch on Netflix. But we’re giving away passes to an advance VIP screening of the film on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 PM at the Davis Theater (4614 N. Lincoln Ave.), and we think it w...
04:34, 2019-05-23

Chicago, let Yesterday make all your troubles seem so far away early and for free It sounds like the premise of a Black Mirror episode: A guy named Jack (Himesh Patel) wakes up one morning and realizes that, somehow, he’s the only person on Earth who can remember who the Beatles were, or any of their hit songs. He then does what a lot of us would do in that situation, namely tell...
20:17, 2019-06-20

Review: Deep Dish Pizzas At UNO Chicago Bar & Grill Are Sure To Make You Crave For More Boasting of freshest ingredients and artisanal craft quality of food and beverages, the restaurant claims to have invented deep dish pizzas, which also happen to be one of the most iconic dishes on......
23:51, 2019-08-09

Chicago High School Reprints Yearbooks Due to Students Making One Too Many White Nationalist Hand Gestures If you’re one of the lucky souls who purchased an original printing of the 2018-2019 Oak Park and River Forest High School yearbook you’ve been treated to as many as 18 photographs featuring hand gestures associated with white nationalism. Because kids say do the darnedest things....
16:51, 2019-05-22

Rolling Stones make triumphant return to the stage in Chicago following Mick Jagger's surgery The Stones kicked off the "No Filter" tour at Soldier Field in Chicago Friday, the first show after Mick Jagger's reported heart surgery this spring.        ...
00:17, 2019-06-23

Parents, children disagree on when they'll be financially independent A recent survey identifies the key points at which young adults should hit key financial milestones. For many, those pressures can contribute to a quarter-life crisis....
20:00, 2019-07-22

Should I lend money to my financially frivolous boyfriend? I am saving to buy a house, but he still wants me to help him out until payday. What should I do?My boyfriend and I are in our mid-20s. We’re in full-time employment and live separately. We each earn a modest amount, with him about a grade higher than me. We have very different views on money. I’m f...
18:00, 2019-08-02

Poor People Are Already Financially Literate. They Just Need More Money I don’t remember when exactly I first realized there was such a thing as class. I think I might have been 10 or 11, but I’m not certain. But even before I possessed the language to articulate class distinctions, I understood them. I knew where my family existed on that spectrum. I knew what where we...
21:17, 2019-08-20

Divorce: How to stay financially secure when you're splitting up Divorce can be a real threat to your personal finances. Here's how to come away with your finances intact after you go your separate ways.       ...
17:17, 2019-08-07

Whether married or single, this is how women are financially vulnerable in retirement It's no secret that women face unique challenges when it comes to having enough money to last through retirement. Here are the risks they likely face....
07:17, 2019-08-20

Why Oculus Quest’s high prices might make me return my headset Oculus nailed so many details of its Quest hardware and OS, but high software pricing and multiple batteries to drain are making me reconsider my purchase.Read More...
00:34, 2019-05-30

High-Protein Diet: Here's How You Can Make Omelette In A Mug (Recipe Inside) Protein Rich Breakfast: Weight Loss: Here, we help you with a great recipe of a weight-loss-friendly breakfast dish made with eggs, omelette in a mug! Yes, we are serious!...
10:00, 2019-08-04

Trump has spent years financially compelling people to attend his rallies Gerry Broome/AP President Donald Trump has frequently accused protesters and activists of being paid by powerful liberal forces, but many the attendees at his own events were financially compensated to be there. Despite his own disdain for supposedly paid protesters, Trump himself has benefited fr...
22:34, 2019-08-19

High-Protein Recipes: How To Make Different Types Of Mutton Kofta At Home There are endless ways you can make mutton koftas and churn out a new dish every time. If you are a mutton fan, then these recipes will help you relish your favourite dish in different styles...
14:17, 2019-06-14

Canadians are paying sky-high prices for flights – and merger could make it worse Air Canada’s planned C$520m purchase of Air Transat could be bad news for passengers who already pay double what Americans doFor most Canadians, flying from one corner of their country to the other can be a pricey endeavour – so expensive, in fact, that they could fly to Europe or Asia for nearly th...
15:51, 2019-06-29

High-Protein Diet: How To Make Your Besan Cheela Protein-Rich Of all the healthy, easy-to-make breakfast dishes, cheela is an all-time winner. It is nutritious, delicious and light on the stomach, and can be made in a jiffy....
14:51, 2019-06-19

High-Protein Diet: How To Make Vegetarian Indian Thali Rich In Protein (Videos) High Protein Diet: We all know that eating protein-rich foods keep us satiated for longer time and we eat less later. This vegetarian thali comprises all the food items that are not only rich in......
20:51, 2019-05-29

Floyd Mayweather taunts Manny Pacquiao after rematch call-out: 'I beat you mentally, physically and financially' Floyd Mayweather Jr has hit back at Manny Pacquiao after his long-time rival fanned the flames of latest speculation over a high-profile rematch between the two superstars....
13:51, 2019-07-24

Nearly Six Years Later, GTA Online's Casino Has Been Updated If you head down to the casino in Grand Theft Auto Online today, you’ll see that some changes have been made. After nearly six years, it seems the vacant and unused casino is being updated, and, according to data miners, more changes are coming....
18:51, 2019-06-06

Ben Simmons says he was 'singled out' trying to enter casino Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons has explained a social media post that seemed to imply he'd been racially profiled by security staff at a Melbourne casino by saying he and his friends felt "singled out."...
15:17, 2019-08-07

New Jersey may let Golden Nugget casino take some NBA bets ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering loosening their sports betting restrictions to allow the owner of the Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association teams. Texas billionaire Tilman Fertitta owns the casino and also owns the NBA’s Hou...
02:34, 2019-06-19

GTA Online's New Casino Is Great Even If You Aren't Rich Grand Theft Auto Online’s casino update went live today. The Diamond Casino & Resort update adds a large list of new content, including new missions, cars, clothing options, and activities, making it one of the largest updates in GTA Online in some time. Players worried about how pricey this upd...
05:17, 2019-07-24

How to Protect Yourself From Overdraft Fees Senators Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown are reintroducing a 2018 bill to put an end to banking overdraft fees, Vox reported this week. The Stop Overdraft Profiteering Act would prohibit banks from imposing overdraft fees on debit transactions and from charging insufficient fund fees at ATMs. Check-ba...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Man pleads guilty to decapitating Montana casino patron BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — One of two men charged with decapitating a casino patron has pleaded guilty. The Billings Gazette reports that 34-year-old Jeffery Glen Haverty pleaded guilty Monday. Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged with deliberate homicide in the October 2017 death...
05:00, 2019-06-18

France's Groupe Casino faces Battle Royale It is France's second-biggest supermarket operator and, having traded for the last 121 years, a familiar sight in most of the country's towns and cities....
03:34, 2019-05-30

‘GTA: Online’ opens the doors to The Diamond Casino & Resort The wait is over for GTA: Online's long-rumored "Vinewood Casino." The Diamond Casino & Resort opened its doors today. The "sprawling entertainment and luxury living complex" offers plenty to bet on, including roulette, blackjack and three card p......
02:34, 2019-07-24

Glitzy casino opens on industrial waterfront. Will it work? EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Encore Boston Harbor is opening after months of turmoil and uncertainty. The $2.6 billion Wynn resort opening June 23 has transformed a contaminated property into a waterfront attraction. Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria hopes the project can also turn around his city’s indust...
15:17, 2019-06-16

Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. The casino tells The Associated Press it will open a sports bar and sports betting facility named Moneyline Bar & Book on June 29. It will also open a bar and l...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Gamblers lucky to be alive after casino roof collapse Nearly a dozen people were injured Monday when the roof of Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, California, reportedly caved in on them. The collapse occurred around 10:15 a.m. and affected a small portion of the roof — in an area where two large commercial air conditioners are lo...
14:34, 2019-07-16

Calif. casino roof collapses, no major injuries Authorities say there were mostly minor injuries reported after a roof collapsed in the lobby of Larry Flynt's Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, a suburb of Los Angeles. (July 15)        ...
00:51, 2019-07-16

Ben Simmons in heated racial profiling dispute with casino 76ers star Ben Simmons is accusing an Australian casino of racial profiling, following claims that he and his friends were denied entry into the establishment Monday. Simmons, who was raised in Australia, took the social media route to charge Melbourne’s Crown Casino with discrimination, sayin...
02:34, 2019-08-07

76ers' Simmons felt 'singled out' entering casino Ben Simmons said he posted a video on social media because he felt "singled out" after being asked for ID at a casino in Australia. The casino said it does routine ID checks on anybody who appears to be younger than 25....
17:34, 2019-08-06

Terna, Mohegan to bid for casino at Greece's Hellenikon project Greek contractor GEK Terna said on Thursday it has teamed up with U.S. casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment to bid to build a casino inside a planned 8-billion-euro tourist resort on the Athens coastline....
12:00, 2019-07-04

Be sure to know the rules — and fees — for the homeowner association before you buy Condo and homeowner associations have what are called “covenants, conditions and restrictions," or CC&Rs. Buyers have three to five days to review the HOA and condo documents provided by home sellers....
18:17, 2019-07-31

Pushing back against hidden fees (NBC New) When Consumer Reports recently asked for opinions on hidden fees, they got an earful. “Ninety-six percent said they were annoyed with hidden fees they experienced in their lives,” says Consumer Reports’ Anna Laitin. Those included fees added when people bought plane or co...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Mom left her son at McDonald's for hours so she could go to a casino, police report says A McDonald's employee called police after noticing a "dirty and disheveled" child dropped off and left unattended. Stacy Lee Rupp was later arrested.        ...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bets the house on a broadly comic casino riff Has Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. ever done an episode as purely goofy as this? Sure, there have been some lighthearted outings, like season four’s “Hot Potato Soup” and its Koenig brothers silliness, but that was deep into a season already marked with severe emotional beats. We’re still feeling o...
08:51, 2019-05-25

NBA star Ben Simmons implies he was racially profiled at Melbourne casino World’s highest-paid Australian athlete believes he and friends were ‘singled out’ by Crown casino securityStar was born in Melbourne to African American fatherAustralian NBA star Ben Simmons has implied that he had been racially profiled by security staff at a Melbourne casino by saying he and his ...
04:17, 2019-08-07

Casino Playboy To CIA Spy: Rise And Fall Of Kim Jong Un's Half Brother Before the half brother of Kim Jong Un was killed in a brazen nerve agent attack at a Malaysian airport in 2017, he was known as a playboy and a hustler - not a secret CIA informant....
06:17, 2019-06-13

Wynn receives key approvals for Boston-area casino opening BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators have given Wynn Resorts key approvals for opening its nearly $3 billion Boston-area casino. The state’s Gaming Commission on Wednesday authorized Wynn to conduct three trial gambling days next week after commission staff inspected Encore Boston H...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Ex-governor David Paterson takes VP role at Sands casino ALBANY — Former Democratic Gov. David Paterson on Monday was named vice president of Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino company headed by Sheldon Adelson, a known supporter and donor to President Trump. “I think I’m doing what more Americans need to do right now. Mr. Adelson has a First Amendme...
21:34, 2019-07-15

76ers' Ben Simmons says he felt 'singled out' by security at Australian casino Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons said he felt "singled out" after he and two black friends were asked for identification at an Australian casino....
04:17, 2019-08-07

Nevada casino workers fight an uphill battle to get – and keep – their unions Despite winning six union elections, the opposition continues through legal appeals and stalled contractsMichael Wagner has worked as a bartender at the Green Valley Ranch Casino Resort in Henderson, Nevada since it first opened in December 2001. Wagner and other workers at the casino voted to form ...
14:17, 2019-08-20

Video shows ‘Bagel Boss’ guy getting into heated fight at casino "These girls called me up 2:30am begging me to come to the casino to hang out just to play f--king mind games and have their uncle try to start s--t with me!" wrote Morgan, 45, in the video description....
03:00, 2019-08-20

New York casino takes first legal sports bets since lift on ban And they’re off! Empire State bettors placed their first wagers on pro sports games Tuesday, as legal sports betting got underway more than a year after it was approved by the Supreme Court. Gamblers at the Rivers Casino near Schenectady noshed on hot dogs and sipped spiked seltzers as they plunked ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
22:17, 2019-05-23

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
07:51, 2019-06-18

Grubhub execs grilled over bogus fees Grubhub drew snickers and guffaws at a City Council hearing Thursday as its executives attempted to defend the company — for the first time — against allegations that it has been overcharging its restaurant customers for years. A senior executive for the Chicago company told the New York City Counci...
10:17, 2019-06-28

D.C. Attorney General Sues Marriott Over Fees Prosecutors claim the hotelier conceals the true total price of its hotel rooms by tacking on resort fees, amenity fees or destination fees on top of the advertised price....
04:17, 2019-07-10

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Grub​hub, the country’s largest food ordering service, was charging restaurants in the Big Apple and el...
03:17, 2019-07-15

Fake GTA Online Money Streams Are Popping Up Ahead Of Casino Update Grand Theft Auto Online’s upcoming casino update has a lot of players hoping for expensive cars, new clothing items and lots of other things to buy. Some scammers are taking advantage of players’ excitement using fake online streams claiming to drop in-game money, sometimes in exchange for real mone...
02:17, 2019-07-19

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis that has just come on the market. Zolgensma is a one-off gene therapy treat...
07:34, 2019-05-26

NASCAR at New Hampshire 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and more for Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301 All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the 20th race in the Cup Series.       ...
16:17, 2019-07-21

Russian boxer dies of injuries suffered in bout at Maryland casino The Russian-born fighter had been hospitalized since late Friday night after surgery for severe head trauma suffered in 11-round loss to Subriel Matias....
20:00, 2019-07-23

GTA 5 Online Casino WARNING: Get your Twitch Prime Bonus TODAY before it’s too late! It's your last day to claim your Rockstar bonuses in-game in GTA Online - here's what you need to know about the special promotions between Twitch and GTA Social Club....
08:51, 2019-07-19

GTA Online 5 Casino SCREENSHOTS: Next Grand Theft Auto DLC revealed in over 30 images GTA Online players will finally be able to experience the Diamond Casino & Resort when it launches July 23. For now, here's 30 images giving you your best look yet at Rockstar's new GTA 5 add on....
05:17, 2019-07-19

NASCAR at Michigan 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and weather for FireKeepers Casino 400 All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway.       ...
17:00, 2019-06-09

Russian Boxer, 28, Dies Of Injuries Suffered In Bout At Maryland Casino Maxim Dadashev had been hospitalized since late Friday night following surgery for massive head trauma from a loss to Subriel Matias in their 140-pound International Boxing Federation world title......
05:17, 2019-07-24

Does Amazon Really Pay No Taxes? Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon paid no 2018 federal taxes. A closer look at the internet giant’s tax disclosures over several years paints a more intricate picture....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Exchanges Face Higher Hurdles in Boosting Fees New guidelines from the Securities and Exchange Commission will make it tougher for stock exchanges to boost data fees by requiring them to provide detailed disclosures....
03:51, 2019-05-22

E-ZPass scofflaw whines about $62,000 owed in penalties and fees Dear John: I was recently contacted by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority’s E-ZPass division because of tolls that I owe. I’m not disputing the $4,000 in tolls I owe. I’m complaining about the $62,000 it says I owe in penalties and fees. That’s ridiculous. It said I can settle up at a discou...
23:51, 2019-08-04

Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
00:00, 2019-07-10

Restaurants Are Arm-Twisting Delivery Companies to Lower Fees Some restaurant operators are pushing back against fees charged by delivery companies, turning up the heat on young businesses already wrestling with rivals in a crowded market for bringing food to people’s doors....
11:51, 2019-06-23

Banks could reap $100 million in fees from LSE-Refinitiv deal A pool of ten investment banks working on the London Stock Exchange Group's $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv could reap advisory fees of up to $100 million, according to industry estimates....
22:51, 2019-08-01

How to avoid getting dinged with surprise rental car toll fees Amid the shift to cashless, electronic toll collections, car rental customers are increasingly getting dinged with surprise fees for the "convenience" of driving a rental vehicle on a tolled road. Here's what to know before you go....
16:51, 2019-07-07

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food companies from charging more than 10% commission f...
08:34, 2019-08-15

U.S. FCC votes to tighten rules on cable franchise fees The U.S. Federal Communications Commision (FCC) on Thursday voted 3-2 to tighten rules governing the franchise fees paid by cable companies to local authorities, a move that cities warn could result in public access channels going off the air or in municipalities losing free service....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Ticketmaster to pay $4.5M for charging extra fees on event tickets The Competition Bureau says Ticketmaster L.L.C., TNow Entertainment Group Inc. and Ticketmaster Canada LP will pay a $4-million penalty and $500,000 for the costs of the investigation....
01:17, 2019-06-28

This big bank is eliminating all fees on checking and savings accounts Discover is doing away with fees of any kind on its checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Brazil unit of France's Casino to sell stake in appliance retailer for at least $578 mln French retailing group Casino's Brazilian unit will sell its controlling stake in a Brazilian appliance retailer for at least 2.23 billion reais ($578 million), accepting a discount on the unit's listed price as it refocuses on its supermarket business....
18:17, 2019-06-12

From casino playboy to slain CIA informant: The rise and fall of Kim Jong Un’s half brother Kim Jong Nam is believed to have met with an American intelligence agent on a Malaysian island a few days before he was killed, according to a Malaysian official....
11:17, 2019-06-13

GTA 5 Online Casino Update DLC won't release till July, but you can get a great deal TODAY GTA 5 Online fans might have been hoping for more info about the games next big expansion, but there's a great PS4 deal for anyone who is still yet to try the game....
20:51, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-France's AMF watchdog suspects Muddy Waters of 'deception' on Casino -Le Monde France's AMF financial regulator suspects short-selling firm Muddy Waters of "deception" regarding supermarket retailer Casino whose shares have been hurt by Muddy Waters' negative comments, newspaper Le Monde reported on Thursday....
15:51, 2019-06-06

Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to cough up more than a million Australian dollars each....
10:34, 2019-07-18

GTA 5 Online Update Today: New Vysser Neo, Casino Cars, Money Bonuses and Twitch Rewards Rockstar’s weekly update for GTA 5 Online includes an amazing free car, new masks and in-game artworks. Read on to discover exactly what you can grab right now!...
16:17, 2019-08-01

Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumped to his death from Atlantic City casino: cops Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said. Eric Zaun, 25, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa early Tuesday evening after apparently j...
15:17, 2019-06-14

Casino’s Brazil unit agrees to sell shares in Via Varejo for minimum of 4.75 reais each - filing GPA, controlling shareholder of Brazil's Via Varejo and a unit of Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, said its board of directors approved the sale of all shares it owns in the retailer for a minimum price of 4.75 reais each, according to a securities filing on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
23:00, 2019-07-09

The Notably Cheap Wyze Cam Pan Is Even Cheaper Today, With No Monthly Fees The Wyze Cam Pan is a surprisingly decent home security camera even at its usual ~$40 price tag. Today though, you can get it for just $32, the best price Amazon’s ever listed....
22:34, 2019-07-09

NYSE Cuts Fees to Court Biotech Listings Away From Nasdaq The New York Stock Exchange is making a bid to lure biotech IPOs that usually go to Nasdaq, the latest sign of an intensifying rivalry between the exchanges....
22:51, 2019-05-23

Save on Airline Booking Fees by Buying Your Ticket at the Airport Buying airfare at the airport is, at best, a relic of our past, like getting dressed up to fly or smoking while at cruising altitude. At worst, it’s a great way to get yourself into the special screening line at security. But Melissa Yeager of the Arizona Republic found that if you’re patient and li...
23:34, 2019-07-08

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
05:17, 2019-06-10

SIAM Opposes Proposed Hike In Vehicle Registration Fees The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has raised concerns over the recently draft notification to increase registration charges on vehicls. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways......
18:17, 2019-07-31

UPDATE 2-BlackRock's profit hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
14:17, 2019-07-19

Do you pay 401(k) fees? Here’s what the average American loses on retirement savings Employer-sponsored 401(k) plans are one of the best retirement savings tools. Here’s what the average American typically pays.       ...
00:34, 2019-07-23

Airlines have made $1.3 billion off bag fees so far this year, data shows Airline financial data is out for the first quarter, and airline baggage fees are paying off in a big, millions of dollars kind of way.       ...
16:51, 2019-06-18

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

The IRS may seize your passport if you owe a lot of back taxes You may not be able to get a new passport or renew your existing one if you owe the IRS more than $52,000. Worse, your existing one might simply be revoked....
17:34, 2019-08-14

Don't Forget About Taxes on Microinvesting Earnings Ads for apps like Stash, Acorns and Robinhood make it look easy to start investing with just a few dollars. But microinvesting newbies should be aware that using these apps to try to make a few extra bucks could leave you with some extra paperwork come tax season....
04:51, 2019-08-07

Does Amazon really pay no taxes? Here’s the complicated answer Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon.com Inc. paid no 2018 federal taxes as they press for changes in the tax system....
01:34, 2019-06-15

IRS can now revoke U.S. passports over back taxes The Internal Revenue Service has instituted changes that enables the U.S. State Department to revoke American travelers' passports if they owe a substantial amount of back taxes....
18:34, 2019-08-14

GTA 5 Online Casino Update COUNTDOWN: Diamond DLC Release Date, Start Time, Cars and Leaks GTA Online is set to open the Diamond Casino and Resort. Here's everything you need to know include the release date, download start times and much more ahead of Grand Theft Auto 5's next big multiplayer DLC....
18:51, 2019-07-22

DC AG says Marriott's resort fees are deceptive, sues hotel chain According to the lawsuit, Marriott doesn't include mandatory resort fees in the room rates it displays online up front.       ...
06:51, 2019-07-10

American slashes fees to check sports and music gear (but not antlers) American Airlines has slashed fees for surf boards, skis and other oversize sports equipment as well as music gear. United last year took a similar step cutting fees on checked surf boards for travelers flying to and from California....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Cab driver slapped with massive legal fees after inheriting passenger’s estate A taxi driver who inherited a passenger’s entire estate has been slapped with a huge legal bill after the will was overturned after a bitter legal battle. The bizarre story began years ago when UK taxi driver Dean Hughes agreed to transport 348-pound Gary Mendez to various pubs. Most other cabbies r...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Foreign students fear Germany's tuition fees damage diversity Increased living costs and non-EU tuition fees are fueling concern among foreign students. They worry that the hiked prices encourage exclusiveness and that Germany will no longer be a sought-after study destination....
15:17, 2019-08-20

VA owes disabled veterans refunds on home loan fees, report says The federal government owes at least $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who overpaid on their home loans, the department’s inspector general found....
10:17, 2019-06-07

Court approves $1.1 million in fees for accountants, lawyers in QuadrigaCX collapse Justice Darlene Jamieson said during the hearing Wednesday the case is challenging because QuadrigaCX "lacked books and records" and auditors are unable to speak the deceased owner....
21:17, 2019-07-31

Audit finds nepotism at after-schools program that charged parents fees A Queens group awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to run summer youth jobs and after-school programs violated rules by charging parents “enrollment fees” to enroll their children while managers engaged in nepotism by placing their own kids in jobs, a new state audit released Friday rev...
02:00, 2019-06-29

Former lawyer demands $1M in unpaid fees from Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Eddie Gallagher avoided further jail time after being found not guilty of war crimes, but he's facing new legal trouble: The Navy SEAL's former lawyer is seeking up to $1 million from him in unpaid fees. The case raises questions, however, about the attorney's relationship with a nonprofit group tha...
09:00, 2019-08-20

PACC will waive adoption fees Saturday for ‘Clear The Shelter’ campaign TUCSON – Looking to add a four-legged baby to your family? You may want to mark Saturday on your calendar. With the summer months typically the busiest time for shelters across the United States, Pima Animal Care Center hopes to “Clear The Shelter” this Saturday with a free adoptio...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Fox Corp beats quarterly profit estimates on higher affiliate fees Media company Fox Corp reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, boosted by higher fees collected from cable and satellite operators and online distributors....
01:00, 2019-08-08

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
19:34, 2019-06-27

'Guatemala has not been good': Trump threatens tariffs, fees on migrant cash U.S. President Donald Trump said he is considering a "ban," tariffs and remittance fees after Guatemala decided not to ink a safe third country agreement that would have required the poor Central American country to take in more asylum seekers....
22:17, 2019-07-23

State liquor authority threatens delivery services over hefty fees Grubhub might have to swallow hard when it reads this new set of rules. The New York State Liquor Authority — a powerful agency that regulates restaurants serving alcohol statewide — is developing new rules that will significantly curb the stiff fees that can be charged by food-ordering companies li...
08:00, 2019-07-11

Ajit Pai’s new gift to cable companies would kill local fees and rules Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop cities and towns from using their authority over ca...
02:34, 2019-07-16

CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Accordi......
23:17, 2019-06-13

BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc , the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
17:51, 2019-07-19

June is ‘Adopt a Shelter Cat Month’ at PACC, adoption fees waived TUCSON – Are you thinking about adopting a cat? Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center If so, you might want to stop by Pima Animal Care Center this June. The shelter says cats are free to adopt as part of their “Adopt a Shelter Cat Month” event. On Tuesday, PACC reported they took in 124 pets –they say ...
03:51, 2019-06-01

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer Food ordering giant Grubhub has agreed to extend the refund window for bogus phone order fees amid pressure from US Senator Chuck Schumer and regulators, The Post has learned. The food ordering and delivery company, which also owns Seamless, is planning to announce Thursday that it will let restaura...
20:51, 2019-08-01

Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has introduced a default payment process into its Android app that skips Google Play's system entirely, inste......
00:34, 2019-07-22

How to pay your bills using ACH transfers, so you can avoid processing fees and ditch checks forever 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Learning how to withdraw money with account and routing numbers is easy, and setting up ACH withdrawals could help you avoid card transaction fees and kick paper checks out of your life for good. You'll need to provide your bank account number and routing number in order t...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Dhapate: The High-Protein High-Fibre Mixed Grain Maharashtrian Flatbread Dhapate are savoury flat cakes or flatbreads prepared from three different healthy flours - whole wheat flour or gehu ka atta, jowar flour or sorghum flour and besan or gram flour (chickpea flour).......
15:17, 2019-07-12

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later (Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adults, a new analysis suggests....
09:51, 2019-07-16

How much the average income nets you after taxes in every state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took a stand for free trade. Tweet...
08:00, 2019-06-28

Empire State has some of the lowest beer taxes in US Summer’s here, so it’s the perfect time to crack open a nice cold beer here in the Big Apple. Indeed, most of us can afford to have a lot of cold ones this summer in New York and in the region. That’s because the Empire State — which is usually top of list when it......
11:34, 2019-06-16

Which states have the highest and lowest property taxes? How much you pay in property taxes often comes down to which side of a line you’re on. It’s also another factor to consider while you house hunt.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Seeing red? Why a falling stock market can help you save on taxes Market declines don't have to be a horror show. Here's the upshot: Lower portfolio values make it cheaper to convert your IRA to a Roth IRA....
06:00, 2019-08-15

Monsoon Diet: Watch Recipe Video Of High-Protein, High-Fibre Ram Ladoo Chaat Ram ladoo is one of the favourite snack items in the region, especially in Delhi. It is made of dough balls of moong dal, which is packed with proteins, fibre and some other vital nutrients...
19:34, 2019-07-24

This Instagrammable Jewelry Line Is High Fashion Without the High Price Tag It can be tough to find jewelry that is high-quality, but not costly. When you shop designer brands, you’re often paying for the name, and not the actual product. Jewelry can be marked up extensively in the price for that exact reason, but jewelry brand Ana Luisa looks to deliver quality products, a...
18:51, 2019-07-31

New report finds NASA awarded Boeing large fees despite SLS launch slips Enlarge / When will NASA's Space Launch System rocket take flight? (credit: NASA) As NASA talks up its Artemis Program to return humans to the Moon by the year 2024, a new report from the US Government Accountability Office raises questions about the space agency's ability to build the spacecraft ...
10:51, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 4-BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
18:34, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 3-BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
16:17, 2019-07-19

Park Service diverts $2.5 million in fees for Trump’s July Fourth extravaganza The White House is also giving VIP tickets to GOP donors and political appointees for an event that traditionally has been a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding....
09:34, 2019-07-03

VA owes $190 million to disabled veterans improperly charged home loan fees The Department of Veterans Affairs owes about $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who were charged home loan fees they were exempt from having to pay, an investigation has found....
17:51, 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Washington, D.C. attorney general sues Marriott for deceptive resort fees District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine said on Tuesday he has sued Marriott International Inc hotel chain for misleading consumers and allegedly collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in profit by charging hidden resort fees....
20:51, 2019-07-09

Former French Justice minister Dati probed over fees paid by Renault-Nissan Former French Justice Minister Rachida Dati is being probed over consulting fees she has received from the Renault-Nissan strategic partnership, France's financial prosecutor office said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-05

Oracle notches appeals court win vs. Rimini Street, keeps $28.5 million in attorneys' fees The neverending Oracle vs. Rimini Street court battle may be nearing the finish line after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals maintained an injunction and affirmed an attorneys fee award to Oracle....
23:00, 2019-08-19

Trump honors economist who advised him on lowering taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, whose theories on tax cuts have guided Republican policy since the 1980s. Trump presented the award to Laffer on Wednesday. Laffer had advised Trump during his presidential campaign and...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
23:34, 2019-05-28

No More Deals: San Francisco Considers Raising Taxes on Tech In 2011, San Francisco cut taxes to lure tech firms. Eight years later, gaping income inequality has city officials looking for ways to get tech to pay its share....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Hotel investor: Trump evaded taxes in Panama NEW YORK (AP) — The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama has accused the U.S. president’s company of evading taxes in the country. A filing in New York federal court on Monday alleges that President Donald Trump’s hotel management company evaded income and social secu...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Mexico's 2020 budget won't include new taxes: president Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that next year's budget, which is scheduled to be presented by Sept. 8, will not include new taxes or fuel price increases....
18:17, 2019-07-31

Avocados Will Get More Expensive if Trump Taxes Mexican Imports President Trump has announced a 5% tariff on Mexican imports starting June 10, with increases up to 25% as needed until “illegal migrants coming through Mexico” stop, he announced on Twitter....
11:51, 2019-06-04

What's the average annual income after taxes in every state? 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-01

"For Overall Development": Petroleum Minister On Hike In Taxes On Fuel Justifying the hike in the taxes on fuel in the Union Budget 2019-20, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said there is a requirement of funds for the overall development of the country....
09:51, 2019-07-07

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
22:34, 2019-06-15

Siblings who claimed income taxes 'against God's will' ordered to pay $1.4 million Two Australian siblings who refused to pay income taxes for eight years because it went “against God’s will” were reportedly ordered to give $1.4 million to Australia’s tax office this week....
12:17, 2019-07-18

Thousands likely overpaid property taxes due to computer glitch Actor Bruce Willis is among the thousands of Big Apple residents who may have overpaid their property taxes due to a new $18 million Department of Finance computer system that issued incorrect bills in early June. The “Die Hard” actor, whose advisers paid the tab for his new $7.3 million condominium...
06:00, 2019-07-17

Barcelona defender Pique to pay 2.1M euros in back taxes Spain's National Court has ruled that soccer player Gerard Pique must pay Spain's Tax Office 2.1 million euros (2.3 million dollars) in back taxes and fines       ...
11:51, 2019-07-10

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
05:51, 2019-06-16

Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliamentary panel on Wednesday, in a report to be published later this year....
19:34, 2019-05-29

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoenaed six years of Trump’s tax returns in May...
01:51, 2019-06-15

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunity to raise property values, and the state raised o...
03:17, 2019-07-15

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
22:17, 2019-07-18

‘Sugar taxes’ could finally get people to eat less junk food Policy interventions could help consumers sour on sugary sodas and fruit juices. So-called “sugar taxes” and front-of-package nutrition labels may have a real impact, according to experimental research published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity: They result ...
20:51, 2019-05-31

This bank is ditching fees amid the rise of cheap checking accounts from fintech upstarts Customer penalties are a significant source of revenue for the financial industry: The ten biggest banks collected more than $11 billion in overdraft fees in 2017, according to the FDIC....
14:51, 2019-06-17

Lower fees, snazzy branches: Hong Kong banks gird for online-only onslaught Hong Kong's biggest banks are set to cut fees, boost digital services and jazz up branches with features such as touch-screen display panels to meet competition from new online-only lenders in one of the world's most profitable banking markets....
06:51, 2019-08-14

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines waive change fees after tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
02:00, 2019-06-15

Trump issues executive order increasing transparency in hospital prices, doctor fees President Trump on Monday issued an executive order that would pressure insurers, doctors and other providers to disclose more information about health-care prices....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Judge temporarily blocks House panel from getting Trump's N.Y. taxes A federal judge in Washington, D.C., temporarily blocked New York state from turning over President Donald Trump's state tax returns to U.S. lawmakers Thursday....
04:01, 2019-08-02

Famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shuttered over unpaid taxes Fork over the dough! The state shuttered iconic Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara on Tuesday over more than $150,000 in unpaid taxes, officials said. “Warning: this property has been seized for nonpayment of taxes, and is now in the possession of The State of New York,” reads a bright orange sign posted out...
06:00, 2019-08-21

De Blasio spars with Hannity over guns, taxes and Meatless Mondays Mayor de Blasio traded jabs in an hour-long TV interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News Wednesday night. “I ain’t buying what you’re selling,” de Blasio told Hannity while ducking a question about the rights of New Yorkers to own guns. “My answer is my answer. You don’t get to tell other people their...
08:00, 2019-08-08

A Hotel Investor in Panama Says Trump’s Company Evaded Taxes (NEW YORK) — The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama has accused the U.S. president’s company of evading taxes in the country. A filing in New York federal court on Monday alleges that President Donald Trump’s hotel management company evaded income and social s...
12:34, 2019-06-04

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
07:17, 2019-07-08

This work perk can help you build wealth — or load you up with taxes and risk Don't get too attached to those stock options and restricted stock units at work. In order to get the most benefit from them, you'll need to strategize with your financial advisor or CPA....
16:01, 2019-07-13

Steve Mnuchin Wants to Know Who Wrote IRS Memo Saying He Has to Release Trump’s Taxes Because He’s Still Not Going To Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is willing to use his oversized chompers to bite Trump’s taxes down to manageable sizes because he’d rather eat them than hand them over to Congress....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Tesla to pay China $323 million a year in taxes for factory site Under the terms of the lease with the Shanghai government, Tesla must start generating the annual tax revenues at the end of 2023 -- or hand the land back....
02:00, 2019-08-01

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
14:17, 2019-07-14

Panama Hotel Says Trump Organization Lied and Evaded Taxes A Panama luxury hotel that once partnered with the Trump Organization alleged today that the company evaded taxes and misrepresented its finances, according to the New York Times. The allegations were made by a former hotel partner in a Manhattan federal court filing, and they sure don’t look good f...
06:51, 2019-06-04

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
19:17, 2019-05-22

James Holzhauer of 'Jeopardy' fame likely owes $1.2 million in taxes "Jeopardy" champion and professional sports bettor James Holzhauer lost in his 33rd episode of the TV game show, which aired on Monday, finishing $58,484 short of the all-time winnings record....
22:34, 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
21:34, 2019-06-13

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise prices on energy in its efforts to discourage carbon emissions that harm the climate....
21:34, 2019-06-05

How anger over taxes and conscription is widening split among Israel’s Jews After a row over military service ended Netanyahu’s efforts to form a government, Israelis speak of the resentments behind the crisisIt’s Thursday night at the Mahane Yehuda market in west Jerusalem, where the music is thumping and the drinks are flowing. When a bottle breaks, the crowds erupt with ...
18:51, 2019-06-01

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
20:17, 2019-07-01

Industry Body For Lower Taxes To Incentivise Equity Investments Budget 2019 date: CII in a statement said that the tax rate on all corporate taxpayers should be reduced to 25 per cent unconditionally without any turnover criteria...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Opinion: India's Hedge Funds Threatened by Higher Taxes The Securities and Exchange Board of India, or SEBI, has always been suspicious of the source of capital for hedge funds investing in India from Singapore or Hong Kong....
23:34, 2019-07-16

China cuts taxes on circuit industry in face of US pressure BEIJING (AP) — China is cutting taxes on its fledgling software and integrated circuit industries to spur development in the face of U.S. export controls that threaten to handicap Chinese tech companies. The Finance Ministry’s announcement Wednesday comes amid tension over Washington’s d...
11:51, 2019-05-22

US official urges ending Kosovo trade taxes against Serbia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A U.S. State Department official has called for an end to Kosovo’s taxes on Serbian goods so that European Union-mediated talks on resolving the dispute between the former war foes could resume. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer said Monday full normali...
12:51, 2019-06-10

How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
04:34, 2019-06-14

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
02:51, 2019-06-04

Cricket World Cup: Jason Roy and Jofra Archer fined 15 per cent of England vs Pakistan match fees England pair Jason Roy and Jofra Archer have been fined 15 per cent of their match fee for incidents during Monday's Cricket World Cup defeat to Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Monday....
10:01, 2019-06-04

Hate the hassle of paying bag fees at the airport? American (finally) plans to offer prepay option American plans to let travelers pay for bags before they get to the airport beginning this fall. United, Delta and discount airlines already do.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-13

‘Jeopardy!’ star James Holzhauer likely owes $1.2 million in taxes on winnings There is more than one winner when it comes to James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” streak. The government is set to collect a cool $1.2 million in taxes from the game show juggernaut’s winnings of $2,462,216, according to The Action Network. Holzhauer, 34, racked up the millions ac...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Opinion: Clarity On Taxes To Boost Investor Confidence In Start-Up Ecosystem Start-ups need clarity on taxes. It would also be helpful if they are offered hand-holding, especially when it comes to compliances and regulatory affairs....
10:17, 2019-06-21

Brazil's Iguatemi 2nd-qtr profit slips amid higher taxes, depreciation Brazilian upscale mall operator Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers SA posted a quarterly net profit 0.8% lower year-on-year, as higher taxes and asset depreciation overshadowed strong revenue in the period....
01:17, 2019-08-07

Investor claims Trump evaded taxes on Panama hotel property The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama alleges in a court filing that the U.S. president's company misrepresented finances of the building to evade taxes in the country....
20:00, 2019-06-04

Beto O'Rourke begins filling in the blanks on the economy, taxes and entitlements Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss his views on the economy, Trump's trade war and other campaign issues....
15:17, 2019-07-05

Biden releases financial info, made more than $15.5M before taxes over past two years Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has raked in millions since leaving office, released his financial disclosure form as well as three years of tax returns Tuesday....
22:51, 2019-07-09

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
13:34, 2019-06-04

European-owned mine paid Guatemala just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes Swiss-based Solway group that runs Fenix nickel mine paid 1% on revenues from unrefined oreGuatemalans who pay price for west’s need for nickelGuatemala’s largest nickel mine paid just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes during its first four years of production, according to its latest filings.The op...
21:51, 2019-06-19

Lawsuit Alleges Trump Evaded Taxes on Panama Hotel Project President Trump’s property-management company allegedly failed to pay taxes in Panama on millions of dollars in fees it collected for managing a high-rise hotel there, according to new legal filings....
08:51, 2019-06-04

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investments....
06:34, 2019-06-20

Warren dodges over whether she would raise taxes on middle class to fund 'Medicare for all' Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren ducked a question during the second round of debates Tuesday about whether she would raise taxes on the middle class to fund "Medicare for all."...
18:00, 2019-07-31

China stokes trade war by cutting corporate taxes on tech companies In the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese government said Wednesday it would give huge corporate tax breaks to domestic chip makers and software developers. The move came as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Wednesday that the US was studying how propo...
20:17, 2019-05-22

Canadian government says taxes from reapproved pipeline project will go toward green energy Canadian leader Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet have reapproved the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion project, with government profits from the tax revenues and other funds to be put toward clean energy ventures, the Prime Minister announced Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-06-19

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates for the wealthy and doubled tax rates on capital gains....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
03:17, 2019-06-15

Morgan Stanley's rich clients withdrew a surprising amount from accounts to pay their taxes Wealthy clients liquidate some investments every year to cover their tax bill, so presumably this was higher than what Morgan Stanley has seen previously....
13:17, 2019-07-19

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
08:17, 2019-06-13

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel....
21:51, 2019-07-10

"Increased Income Taxes Spooked Markets": Anand Mahindra On Union Budget Noted industrialist Anand Mahindra gave a guarded review of the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget on Friday, balancing rare criticism for the lack of splashy announcements with......
17:17, 2019-07-05

IRS hits East Harlem daycare owner with $6M bill for unpaid income taxes City records show the IRS filed the massive bill with the city Department of Finance on July 31 against Mariana Conforme, a 64-year-old Ecuadorian immigrant who lives in the Jefferson Houses....
06:34, 2019-08-09

Elizabeth Warren calls for higher taxes, NRA investigation as part of gun control plan Democratic 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Saturday unveiled a sweeping gun control proposal that would see higher taxes on gun manufacturers, waiting periods for guns and an investigation into the National Rifle Association (NRA)....
11:00, 2019-08-11

Report: Cubs Co-Owner Todd Ricketts Has Been Getting Away With Not Paying His Full Property Taxes Thanks to an open records request filed by the Chicago Tribune, we now know that Todd Ricketts, finance chairman of the Republican National Committee and co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, has been getting a substantial tax break that he doesn’t deserve thanks to false documents filed by his attorney....
16:51, 2019-07-10

Bootleg alcohol kills 23 as heavy taxes prompt Turkish home-brew More than 20 people have died from alcohol poisoning in Turkey over the past month, according to Turkish media reports, as steep taxes on alcohol push Turks to consume bootlegged sprits....
12:51, 2019-07-23

Wealth Matters: How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
18:00, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Iguatemi 2nd-qtr profit slips amid higher taxes, depreciation Brazilian upscale mall operator Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers SA posted a quarterly net profit 0.8% lower year-on-year with higher taxes and asset depreciation overshadowing strong revenue in the period....
01:17, 2019-08-07

A new moment for the Catskills in New York: Casino, waterpark and 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' A Catskills casino and a $200 million waterpark jumpstart a new age in New York's land of blintzes and borscht.        ...
14:34, 2019-05-24

GTA 5 Online Casino Diamond Program Rewards: New cars, clothing, mission rewards and more Rockstar has announced a new rewards program that gives more back to you, depending on how much you sink into the game. Here's what you need to know....
15:00, 2019-07-23

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has been empty for the first six years of GTA Online‘s existence (side note: I feel old). The resort has since opened, and it’s a pretty swish place. Besid...
06:00, 2019-07-24

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings of elected officials, not private citizens. Democr...
19:17, 2019-05-22

Rudin family sells Whitehall Street office building in bid to settle estate taxes The lower Manhattan office building at One Whitehall St. is in contract for roughly $182 million. The 387,390 square-foot glass and steel building was developed by Rudin Management in 1962 between Bridge and Stone streets and renovated in 1989. It is being sold by cousins Bill and Eric Rudin to sett...
13:34, 2019-07-24

Sanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit 'Medicare-for-all' means higher taxes Sen. Bernie Sanders campaign is targeting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over the her repeated insistence that she’s “not prepared to engage in a middle class tax hike” to pay for her Medicare-for-all proposal. Painting the California Democrat’s plan as unrealistic, senio...
17:34, 2019-07-18

Woman who tripped on collapsed 'wet floor' sign at casino awarded $3 million by jury A woman who fell at a Cincinnati casino by a collapsed "wet floor" sign was awarded $3 million this past week by a Hamilton County jury.        ...
20:34, 2019-06-29

Ben Simmons says he was 'singled out' trying to enter Australian casino 76ers guard Ben Simmons says he felt he was 'singled out' while trying to enter a Melbourne, Australia. casino, although he was eventually allowed in.       ...
22:00, 2019-08-06

Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts End Talks Over Boston-Area Casino Wynn Resorts said it was ending talks with MGM Resorts International to sell its Encore Boston Harbor property. MGM would have had to unload a property it opened in Massachusetts last year....
15:17, 2019-05-22

That Offer to Make You Debt-Free? It Can Make You Worse Off Debt-settlement firms powered by the credit-reporting industry seek out struggling consumers to sell them plans that can leave them with high fees, damaged credit and a tax bill....
12:34, 2019-08-10

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the news to me over the phone. I was angry.Her face g...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Don't lose money to hidden bank fees: Here's how to spot them These are the most common bank fees that many banks charge to cover the costs of maintaining their bank accounts.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-18

Weight Loss: Try This High-Fibre, High-Protein Salad To Lose Weight  If you think that salads are all about leafy greens and bland dressings, then it's time you change your perception a bit and try this salad, which is not only high on the health quotient but also......
16:51, 2019-05-21

Wealthy parents in Singapore are buying penthouses for their kids as taxes rise, and it mirrors a change in luxury real estate happening on the other side of the world Flickr/nlann In March of 2019, Singapore was ranked as one of the most expensive cities in the world for the sixth year in a row. In an effort to avoid the new and increased tax on homes in Singapore that are not used as permanent residences, parents are buying luxury homes in their children's name...
14:51, 2019-08-01

Trump Claimed He’d Show His Taxes. Now He’s Suing California Over New Law That Would Force Him to Show His Returns President Donald Trump once claimed that if he wasn’t being audited he’d have no problem showing his tax returns. While tax-return flashing isn’t a requirement to be president, it’s been the unspoken norm that all presidents since Richard Nixon have adhered to. As it stands, Trump is the only modern...
21:51, 2019-08-07

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from the sale after taxes, based on calculations by Fo...
21:17, 2019-08-01

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to show us what's in store....
15:00, 2019-07-23

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
23:17, 2019-06-03

Deadliest weekend for Chicago in 2019 Over the weekend 52 people in the city were shot, eight of them fatally, and two people were stabbed to death.        ...
01:51, 2019-06-04

Chicago-area man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case. Federal prosecutors in Chicago said Monday that 32-year-old Deronarte Norwood of North Chicago sent a 15-year-old girl to have sex with strangers, left her alone in hotel rooms a...
16:00, 2019-06-04

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
04:17, 2019-06-13

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
10:51, 2019-06-09

Donors gave 'Egg Boy' $70K to pay his legal fees. He says he's giving it to Christchurch shooting victims The Australian teen known as "Egg Boy" donated funds raised for his legal fees to victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand.        ...
11:34, 2019-05-29

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Jose Quintana and Chicago Eight champions were crowned in the National Spelling Bee when the judges ran out of words and ESPN ran out of time. “Krzyzewski,” used in a sentence, would have broken the tie. … Rumors swirling that Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade, who became a USC student when her parents correctly spe...
22:17, 2019-06-01

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:51, 2019-05-30

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured 5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoonReptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zooThe alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he was no match for an expert the city shipped in fro...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Chicago police confirm alligator in lagoon Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4- to 5-foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks. (July 10)        ...
00:00, 2019-07-11

Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois. (July 16)        ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Man gets 35 years in Chicago dispatcher’s shooting death CHICAGO (AP) — A man convicted of murder last year in the death of a Chicago dispatcher who wasn’t the intended target has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Yvonne Nelson had just stepped out of a coffee shop near Chicago Police Department headquarters when Javion Harris shot her in May 20...
03:51, 2019-06-21

Chicago spent more than $30K to capture ‘Chance the Snapper’ The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle the alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper, who was found living in a park lagoon this summer, cost more than $33,600....
00:00, 2019-08-02

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)        ...
23:51, 2019-07-05

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious against him. Cook County prosecutors charged the Grammy award-winning singer with four counts of aggrava...
04:34, 2019-05-31

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-07

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago mayor, outlined a broad plan to cut gun violence ...
11:17, 2019-08-01

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and replaced him with the a...
19:34, 2019-06-21

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving a woman who was underage when the alleged abuse occurred, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison...
02:17, 2019-05-31

Crash spills cocoa on highway near Chicago A crash involving two semi-trucks scattered cocoa powder and batteries on a freeway in northwestern Indiana and caused a massive traffic jam. (June 14)        ...
03:00, 2019-06-15

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
11:34, 2019-05-24

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesday morning when two bullets struck the vehicle. Aut...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Chicago police investigating ‘unauthorized’ video release CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating after video was posted online showing the shooting death of a woman who was shielding her toddler from gunfire. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi released a statement Sunday night calling the video’s release “unauthorized.” Guglielmi...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Don't be a candy-ass, Chicago—see Hobbs & Shaw early and for free Hey Chicago, wanna go for a ride with two extremely jacked, quippy bald men? There will be automatic weaponry! And flamethrowers! And skydiving! And haka dancing! Helen Mirren will be there! So will Idris Elba! And, most importantly, a whole bunch of stuff is going to get blown up real good!...
20:17, 2019-07-23

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
21:34, 2019-06-03

$5M grant to pay for Chicago library branch at Obama center CHICAGO (AP) — The MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago-based nonprofit made the announcement Monday, saying the money will help pay for construction at the planned site of former President Barack Ob...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turns back twice EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turned back twice, apparently because of the same faulty mechanical-problem warning. Flight 3880 took off from El Paso International Airport two times Monday for Chicago only to return to the airport. The flight had 76...
09:51, 2019-06-04

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
23:17, 2019-07-16

Chicago mom fatally shot while shielding baby from gunfire A young Chicago mom was fatally shot was while shielding her 1-year-old daughter from gunfire outside her home, police said. Brittany Hill, 24, had just gotten out of a car and was holding her girl when someone opened fire from a silver Chevrolet Impala at around 8:50 a.m. Tuesday in a neighborhood ...
20:34, 2019-05-29

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.        ...
14:00, 2019-07-20

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion. Edward M. Burke is a 50-year veteran of the City Council, making him one of the most powerful in its history. Howev...
05:17, 2019-05-31

How a Chicago librarian took down Jeopardy star James Holzhauer Emma Boettcher had never heard of Holzhauer or his $2.46m winning streak before facing him on stageEmma Boettcher had never even heard of Jeopardy phenomenon James Holzhauer before she beat him on Monday night’s episode of the celebrated US quiz show, defeating him before he could break the $2.52m r...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Mourners gather for Chicago woman whose baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners, some carrying flowers and balloons, have gathered for the funeral of a Chicago woman who authorities say was strangled and her baby cut from her womb. Nineteen-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez was remembered as a tireless, loving mother at the funeral Saturday ...
01:51, 2019-05-26

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis Tungekar. Authorities say the 64-year-old Tungekar was injured two days before his death by Lu, who...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Chicago, stay up with Late Night early and for free Amazon Studios is preparing to launch Late Night, a new fantasy starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling set in a faraway world where not only a woman hosts her own network late-night series, but hires another woman with no connections or experience to write for said series. What will they think of n...
21:34, 2019-05-29

Chicago alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ has finally been caught Chicago’s wayward alligator, Chance the Snapper was finally captured early Tuesday after spending a week on the lam, hooked by a “gator whisperer” from Florida — who used a regular fishing rod and reel to get the job done. The 5-foot-3 reptile that captured the Windy CityR...
23:51, 2019-07-16

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your sandals hit the pavement....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
01:34, 2019-07-15

University of Chicago to create molecular engineering school CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago says it will be the first U.S. university to create a school of molecular engineering, thanks to a $100 million donation. The university announced Tuesday that the new school will be known as the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. It will be supported ...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Another violent Chicago weekend leaves 5 dead, nearly 50 injured Five people have been killed by gunfire and nearly 50 have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting incidents in Chicago, Ill. over the weekend, police said....
12:51, 2019-08-13

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching the rhino and her calf remotely using cameras to ...
21:17, 2019-05-22

The Murder Capital for Black Folks? Hint: It’s Not Chicago It may come as a surprise to many that the most murderous place for black folks in the U.S. isn’t the big urban centers of New York, Los Angeles, or even oft-maligned Chicago....
06:34, 2019-08-13

3 stabbed, 16 injured during fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier Three people were stabbed and at least 16 others were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following Fourth of July fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier, police said....
13:17, 2019-07-05

Chicago's democratic socialists promise change as they take office Democratic socialists now make up more than 10% of Chicago’s city council, potentially wielding considerable influenceOn a recent sunny evening, residents of Chicago’s 33rd ward packed a small office on the city’s north-west side to meet their new alderman: democratic socialist Rossana Rodriguez-San...
09:51, 2019-06-29

Three stabbed in fight at July Fourth celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago and more than a dozen were injured as many of the crowd fled, police and media reports said on Friday....
18:17, 2019-07-05

R. Kelly a no-show in Chicago court after 'refusing transport' Singer R. Kelly, who faces charges of sex trafficking in New York and Illinois, was a no-show in Chicago court Thursday after prosecutors said he "refused transport" from jail....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiatives. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Chicago officer not punished for racist slur about Obama CHICAGO (AP) — Records show that a white Chicago police sergeant was never punished for using a racist slur about then-President Barack Obama more than three years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Superintendent Eddie Johnson wanted Jack Axium to receive a nine-month suspensio...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Chicago Has Its Worst Weekend of Gun Violence in 2019 as 7 Are Killed Another 52 people were wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago from Friday evening to Sunday, as much of the nation’s attention was focused on shootings in Ohio and Texas....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Chicago, swing in to Spider-Man: Far From Home early and for free Hope you’re caught up on your Avengers movies, because Spider-Man: Far From Home, the latest in the ongoing adventures of everyone’s favorite radioactive teenage nerd, picks up where Avengers: Endgame left off. In the film, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is adrift after losing his superhero mentor—who w...
23:00, 2019-06-21

Floor coating replaced at Chicago skyscraper attraction A popular attraction at Chicago's tallest building was closed temporarily after minor cracking was found in the protective coating of its glass floor....
16:51, 2019-06-13

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Real Salt Lake, Chicago Fire play to 1-1 tie BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty kick in the 33rd minute to help Real Salt Lake tie the Chicago Fire 1-1 on Saturday night. The free kick was set up when Mohammed Adams was called for a hand ball in the penalty area. Rusnak has six goals this season. Chicago struck early whe...
11:51, 2019-06-23

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta The mild oblique strain that Tiger Woods cited when he withdrew after one round of FedEx Cup playoffs was feeling good enough that he flew to the Chicago area Tuesday to give it a try in the BMW Championship....
14:34, 2019-08-14

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
23:51, 2019-06-27

Lear stays put to supply Ford plant in Chicago Lear has made Ford seats in Hammond, Ind., for a quarter of a century. Other nearby locations tried to lure the supplier's newest plant investment, but Lear stayed put....
08:00, 2019-06-08

Chicago is preparing for a Gold Cup final that’ll feature USA vs. Mexico NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half, and the United States beat Jamaica 3-1 on Wednesday night for a berth against Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Weston McKennie also scored for the Americans, who face El Tri at Chicago on Sunday night in the final...
12:00, 2019-07-04

Alligator spotted in Chicago park lagoon: cops An alligator is living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s busiest city parks — and officials are working early Wednesday to remove the creature, police said. The gator — estimated to be between 4 and 5 feet long — was first spotted at the Humboldt Park Lagoon on the city’s West Side early Tuesday......
18:00, 2019-07-10

We're pleased to introduce Chicago's very own alligator, "Chance The Snapper" There is, we’re duty bound to tell you, a goddamned alligator in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon. It’s swimming around, peeking its creepy prehistoric eyes out of the water, and, by doing nothing more than being an alligator in Chicago, quickly establishing itself as one of the city’s most notable ce...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Car2Go theft in Chicago is a lesson for car-sharing business Car2Go's car-sharing fiasco with Mercedes thefts in Chicago accentuates the ugly truth of connectivity and digitalization: Anyone who uses a computer or smartphone device that's connected to the Internet is susceptible to the threats that cybercriminals pose....
23:51, 2019-07-11

Police: 3 passengers shot on Chicago city bus after argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an argument aboard a Chicago city bus led to a shooting that injured three passengers, two of them teenagers. Authorities say a 35-year-old man pulled out a handgun and fired several shots after a quarrel escalated between him and two other passengers on the Chicago Transit...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
01:17, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Thunderstorms end Chicago Pride Parade early NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on parades and marches throughout the country celebrating Pride (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Chicago police say the remainder of the city’s Pride Parade has been canceled as thunderstorms roll through the area. The department tweeted the message about three hours aft...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed by President Donald Trump to conduct pre-dawn raids...
04:17, 2019-06-22

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
00:17, 2019-06-15

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by The Associated Press and other outlets Wednesday ev...
08:51, 2019-06-06

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Chicago in NL Central grudge match The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is Sunday, and history will be made. For the first time the Mayor of New York City will not be there. Bill de Blasio, his campaign on fire, will be in Iowa instead. In addition to the state’s Democratic convention, Bill will be attending the Strawberry Rhubarb...
02:17, 2019-06-10

Alligator on the loose: Chicago searches for roaming reptile Authorities, aided by a volunteer named Alligator Bob, are trying to trap the animal spotted swimming in a city lagoonAll eyes in Chicago on Wednesday were on a man named Alligator Bob, who was paddling around a lagoon in the city searching for – well, you can guess.Alligators are, safe to say, not ...
01:34, 2019-07-11

White Sox Include Emmett Till On List Of Celebrities From Chicago During a break in action at the White Sox-Twins game on Saturday, a graphic appeared on the park’s big screen with the intention of informing the crowd of some famous individuals that were born in Chicago. It included people like Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak, legendary actor/director/drunkard Ors...
22:00, 2019-06-30

Weekend of violence in Chicago leaves 2 dead, dozens injured Dozens of people have been injured and two have been killed in Chicago, Ill. in 33 separate incidents over the weekend where shots were fired, according to police....
21:51, 2019-08-12

Off-duty Chicago officer charged in fatal weekend crash CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old Chicago police officer has been charged with reckless homicide and other crimes after authorities say he crashed his personal car into a restaurant while off duty. Investigators say Terrance Finley’s car jumped a curb early Sunday and plowed into Tony’s Phill...
17:00, 2019-06-11

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that the man declared the 32 pounds of meat on June 26 wh...
16:51, 2019-07-03

Horrifying mix-up sees wrong man taken off life support at Chicago hospital A Chicago hospital and police misidentified a badly beaten and unconscious patient -- then let a family who mistakenly thought he was their relative take him off life support, a new lawsuit charges....
04:51, 2019-07-05

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
01:00, 2019-07-05

Chicago thieves steal mannequins wearing designer clothes Three thieves smashed the display window of a high-end Chicago department store early Wednesday and made off with three mannequins wearing designer clothes, authorities said....
00:34, 2019-07-25

Ivanka Trump’s tweets about Chicago violence include errors CHICAGO (AP) — Ivanka Trump is weighing in on last weekend’s violence in Chicago with two tweets that include some factual mistakes. In one of two Tuesday tweets, President Donald Trump’s daughter writes that as the country grieves about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, ...
17:51, 2019-08-07

An artist’s journey from a Chicago steam room to a Brooklyn studio At 23, Rashid Johnson was getting inspiration in a steam room with Jesse Jackson. Now, at 42, he’s a vital voice on black cultural identity in his own space....
18:34, 2019-07-03

Chicago Cubs unsure whether Ben Zobrist will return this season: 'Obviously, we miss him' The Chicago Cubs are bracing for the possibility that utilityman Ben Zobrist may not play the rest of the season amid a divorce from his wife Julianna Zobrist....
17:00, 2019-05-29

Chicago experiences most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shot, 10 killed 10 died this past weekend in what Chicago's police chief called a "despicable level of violence."        ...
01:51, 2019-06-04

Chicago's favorite alligator, Chance The Snapper, is alive, well, and so very small Chance The Snapper, Chicago’s favorite carnivorous reptile, has been found. After spending about a week swimming around the Humboldt Park Lagoon, evading all efforts to catch him, the alligator’s Ferris Buellerian time off from the daily grind was brought to an end last night by an animal control ex...
22:00, 2019-07-16

Chicago park shut down for search of alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ He’s a ‘gator on the lam. Chicago officials hoping to catch a wayward alligator dubbed “Chance the Snapper” have shut down a lagoon and neighboring roads after a fruitless week-long search for the croc. Animal control have been searching for Chance since he was first sighted ...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Family: Chicago woman's death due to lack of police training An 84-year-old woman's death in a traffic collision involving two Chicago police vehicles last month was a direct result of both a lack of officer training and "recklessly" speeding along city streets, relatives of the woman said Tuesday....
21:17, 2019-06-11

Chicago still faces segregation 100 years after ‘Red Summer’ race riots The terror of the 'Red Summer' race riots 100 years ago still reverberates in a city that continues to grapple with segregation, housing discrimination and deep tension between residents and police....
20:51, 2019-07-24

2 Moms Who Fought Gun Violence in Chicago Killed in Drive-By Shooting: 'Who's Next?' Andrea Stoudemire and Chantell Grant dedicated their lives to combating the rampant gun violence tearing apart their neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, only to meet their untimely demise courtesy of stray bullets....
00:00, 2019-08-01

Man arrested after gunfire at Chicago hospital for military veterans, cops say A suspect is in custody after shots were fired outside a 200-bed hospital on Chicago’s West Side that provides care to about 62,000 military veterans, authorities said....
12:51, 2019-08-13

Chicago police confirm an alligator is living in a city park An alligator swimming in the water at Humboldt Park Lagoon. Photo courtesy of Ren’s View Photography. CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have confirmed the social media buzz: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks. Chicago police spokesman Anthony G...
10:34, 2019-07-10

Chicago Releases Jussie Smollett 911 Tapes: ‘They Put a Noose Around His Neck’ On Wednesday night, the City of Chicago released two 911 calls from the night Jussie Smollett was allegedly attacked. The calls, which came from a person claiming to be employed by Smollett, claimed that the former Empire actor was “jumped” by some guys, who then put a noose around Smollet’s neck. T...
19:34, 2019-06-06

‘Wombraider’ baby dies weeks after being cut from murdered Chicago woman A baby cut from the womb of a murdered Chicago teen died Friday morning after spending weeks on life support in a long-shot bid to save his life, a family spokesperson says....
17:34, 2019-06-14

Chicago spent almost $34G to catch alligator living in city park The alligator that became a national media sensation after it was spotted in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon proved to be an expensive pest for the city....
23:00, 2019-08-01

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisville regional. The No. 4 Flames (29-22) homered in t...
04:34, 2019-06-01

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:34, 2019-06-14

Baby ripped from womb of murdered Chicago woman has died The baby of a murdered Chicago woman whose child was cut from her womb has died, a family spokesperson announced Friday morning. Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was strangled to death in April after arranging to get baby clothes from a woman she met on Facebook, police said. Her child, Yovanny Jadiel Lopez,...
21:17, 2019-06-14

True Thompson Trying to Hug Chicago West Is the Cutest Photo You'll See Today No matter how old--or young--you are, girl time is the best time. As the long Memorial Day weekend kicked off Friday afternoon, Kim Kardashian headed to Instagram and shared some adorable......
22:51, 2019-05-24

Chicago panel clears 2 white police in black man’s death CHICAGO (AP) — A review board has cleared two white Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of an African American man that led to racially charged demonstrations. Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability said in a statement Tuesday that Officers Joseph Treacy and Sgt. Thomas D...
22:00, 2019-06-19

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
15:17, 2019-05-21

A Chicago mother was killed and her baby cut from her womb. Now her infant boy has died Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, who had been on life support since being brought to the hospital on 23 April, died from a severe brain injury An infant boy who was cut from a Chicago woman’s womb with a butcher knife died Friday at a hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that ki...
07:34, 2019-06-15

Lululemon just opened a sprawling, 20,000-square-foot store in Chicago — here's what it looks like Lululemon on Thursday morning is opening its biggest store ever, in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. You can do a lot more than just shop there....
17:17, 2019-07-11

Crews search Chicago lagoon after possible alligator sighting reported CHICAGO (WMAQ) – Crews were seen searching a Chicago lagoon Tuesday after police said they received reports of a possible alligator in the water. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi wrote in a tweet Tuesday evening that the Chicago Police Department “independently confirmed the al...
03:17, 2019-07-10

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported....
10:34, 2019-06-21

Good-hearted, foul-mouthed Chicago guy rescues a coyote pup While this summer has created a strong, unlikely connection between the city of Chicago and a surprisingly adorable, lagoon-dwelling alligator, the final weeks of the season have added a new animal—and the human who filmed it—to the mix. While the mammal in question is unlikely to achieve the incred...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Chicago White Sox prospect's autographed baseball card sells for more than $50G Chicago White Sox prospect Luis Robert has yet to play a single game in the major leagues but a signed baseball card of his recently garnered thousands of dollars at an auction....
20:17, 2019-08-13

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a White Sox fan’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Georgia’s camera found itself the victim of what was eit...
19:17, 2019-06-14

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison.The Chicago Sun-T...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A day after striking out 18 times in an 8-7 loss to Il...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Woman dies, 10 officers hurt when vehicles crash in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — An 84-year-old woman has died after being injured in a Chicago crash that involved multiple vehicles and also hurt 10 police officers. The Chicago Tribune reports that two Chicago police vehicles were in a crash with several other vehicles around 10 p.m. Saturday in the Austin neighbo...
05:01, 2019-05-27

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wouldn’t say what flight Hizzoner took from the Windy...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett case in Chicago A Chicago judge on Friday ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett's discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate crime, setting up the possibility he could be criminally charged a second time, a police spokesman said....
20:17, 2019-06-21

59 people shot across Chicago this past weekend, 7 fatally: cops Fifty-nine people got shot across the city of Chicago this past weekend — seven fatally, according to police officials. That’s more than the Dayton and El Paso shootings, respectively. “It’s got to stop,” said Keith Flowers, father of Chicago victim Demetrius Flowers, who was...
10:34, 2019-08-06

Ford to upgrade Chicago plant for SUVs, hire 450 workers Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for police use, creating 450 jobs....
01:34, 2019-07-23

Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 7 dead, dozens injured CHICAGO (AP) — A surge of weekend violence in Chicago that left seven people dead and more than 40 injured prompted the police department to dispatch dozens more officers to the street and forced one overwhelmed hospital emergency room to stop accepting patients for several hours. Fifteen people wer...
01:51, 2019-08-06

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member. Ernesto Godinez was convicted Monday of the May 2018 shooting of Kevin Crump as he and other agents were installin...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Ayia Napa 'rape lie' case: Parents of British woman accused of making up gang rape launch crowdfunder for £15,000 legal fees The parents of a 19-year-old British woman who is charged with making a false gang-rape claim in Cyprus have launched a crowdfunding bid to pay her £15,000 legal fees....
14:51, 2019-08-09

The 'Flipping Exes' baggage Bravo's not talking about: Bankruptcy, lawsuits, late taxes A Colorado investor says Bravo co-stars Christina "Nina" Klemm and Michael LeSure of "Flipping Exes" defrauded him.        ...
20:00, 2019-07-08

Baby boy, cut from Chicago mother's womb as she was killed, dies, family says Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died Friday after being on life support for more than a month. His mother, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was killed in April, police say.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Chicago White Sox to extend protective netting to foul poles at ballpark The Chicago White Sox on Tuesday announced their plan to extend protective netting to the foul poles at Guarantee Rate Field in wake of a foul ball that struck a child in the stands in Houston last month....
18:51, 2019-06-19

'It's totally unfair': Chicago, where the rich live 30 years longer than the poor In rich white Streeterville, Chicagoans can expect to live to 90. In poor black Englewood, it’s just 60 – the most divergent of any US city Walking down 69th Street in Englewood, Chicago, near where she grew up, Michelle Rashad gestures to a rundown retail shop, across from a long open lot.“At this ...
17:51, 2019-06-23

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
14:34, 2019-07-12

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
04:00, 2019-07-18

R. Kelly arrested on child pornography, other federal charges in Chicago: US attorney R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on child pornography and other charges in Chicago, a spokesperson for the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois told Fox News. ...
10:17, 2019-07-12

Baby cut from Chicago mom's womb improving in hospital, breathed without machine, family says The baby who was cut from the womb of his mother after she was lured to a home in Chicago and strangled in April is slowly getting better, family members revealed Friday....
23:51, 2019-06-02

Everything We Learned from the Jussie Smollett Case Documents Released by Chicago Police New details about the Jussie Smollett alleged attack case have been made public, following a judge's ruling to unseal legal documents. In late January, the 36-year-old Empire star......
03:34, 2019-05-31

Chicago's hunt for alligator Chance the Snapper cost the city more than $30K The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle an alligator who was found living in a park lagoon this summer cost more than $33,600.        ...
20:51, 2019-08-01

Chicago police offering $10,000 reward for information on suspect who shot officer Chicago police provided the public with an update on the search for a shooter who critically wounded an officer early Wednesday morning. They're offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial tension in the United States' third-largest city....
10:51, 2019-07-19

Chicago, stare into the glassy eyes of Annabelle Comes Home early and for free Where they lie on the nightmare scale compared to clowns, spiders, and those red-eyed shadow creatures that appear to people in the throes of sleep paralysis is debatable, but there’s something a little ... off ... about dolls. That’s especially true of old-fashioned dolls with dead, glassy eyes, br...
23:17, 2019-06-14

Gazebo where Ohio officer killed Tamir Rice moves to Chicago CLEVELAND (AP) — The gazebo where black 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a white policeman in Cleveland is being rebuilt in Chicago as a temporary memorial and meeting spot. Crews dismantled the gazebo in 2016, nearly two years after Tamir’s death. Cleveland.com reports the reconstru...
17:00, 2019-06-22

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Chicago's Mount Sinai goes on bypass after shootings, accidents overwhelm hospital Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago was forced to temporarily close its doors to new patients over the weekend after shootings and accidents throughout the Illinois city overwhelmed emergency medical officials....
00:51, 2019-08-06

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
06:51, 2019-07-23

Former Chicago cop exposes criminal cover up in police department, says she feared for her life A former Chicago police officer, who risked her own safety to uncover years of corruption and dirty deeds by a public housing officer who extorted money from the city's poorest and then planted drugs on those who refused to pay, will have her story featured Friday during the CBS series "Whistleblowe...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump administration, federal authorities alleged Thursday. Ste...
21:51, 2019-05-23

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago, reportedly on federal sex-crime charges Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who already faces state sexual assault charges, has been arrested in Chicago on federal charges after having been indicted there and in Brooklyn, New York, a law enforcement source said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-07-12

El Paso, Dayton, Chicago: Media doesn't treat all gun violence the same Shootings in El Paso, Dayton, Gilroy, Brownsville and Chicago revealed that the national news media does not report on gun violence uniformly.        ...
14:34, 2019-08-06

Explosion in East Chicago injures 3 at chemical tank cleaning business An official says an explosion at a chemical tank cleaning business in northwestern Indiana injured three workers.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Baby boy stolen from murdered Chicago mother's womb dies A baby boy who was cut from his mother's womb has died in hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that killed his mother, the family said....
03:00, 2019-06-15

Chicago police shoot, kill brother of suspect wanted in murder of boy, 15 The brother of a man wanted in connection to the murder of a 15-year-old boy earlier this month was fatally shot by Chicago police officers Tuesday afternoon after an armed confrontation near an elementary school....
04:34, 2019-05-30

Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save lives. To be able to accomplish that, the university had to share patient data with G......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Chicago West and True Thompson Hands Deep in Snacks Is Honestly All of Us Too cute! Chicago West and True Thompson had an adorable photo shoot during their recent trip to the Bahamas with their moms, Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian. On Monday, the Keeping......
04:34, 2019-08-20

Several stabbed, trampled at Chicago’s Navy Pier amid fireworks chaos Chaos erupted just outside the “secure zone” of Chicago’s Navy Pier on the Fourth of July when three people, including two teens, were stabbed during a fight — and then 14 more were trampled in an ensuing stampede after someone yelled “Gun!,” according to a new report. The ma...
19:34, 2019-07-05

Family of teen fatally shot by Chicago officer files lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a teenager shot and killed by a Chicago police officer earlier this year has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and officer. The lawsuit filed Thursday claims 17-year-old Michael Elam Jr. was unarmed and not a threat when he was shot on the night of Feb. 16 on Chic...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Chicago families sue after a case of mistaken identity allowed a man to be taken off life support Two Chicago families have sued the city and a hospital after an injured patient was incorrectly identified, and people who did not know him were given the decision to take him off life support....
17:17, 2019-07-05

Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week....
20:51, 2019-07-16

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Chicago man charged with making death threats against women's health clinic Police arrested a Chicago man who allegedly made threats on online to "slaughter and murder" people at a women's reproductive clinic, federal prosecutors said....
07:34, 2019-08-21

An Alligator Captivates Chicago from Deep Inside a West Side Lagoon Chicago is hardly alligator country, which makes the spotting of a four-feet-long creature in a city park all the more fascinating to residents. “Chance the Snapper,” they named him....
00:34, 2019-07-12

Triple-digit temperatures could bring blackouts in New York City, DC and Chicago An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including major metropolitan areas, experts say.        ...
02:00, 2019-07-17

Cubs vs. Reds: Cole Hamels will help Chicago buck road woes Was it just me or were there more moderators than candidates at the debates? NBC unnecessarily paraded its on-air talent. Next round will feature Seth Meyers, Al Roker, Doc Emrick, Johnny Weir and Cris Collinsworth. Rocky Road. Playing the first-place Cubs on the road (15-21) has proven to be a losi...
23:00, 2019-06-28

'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti, 7 arrested Seven people were arrested after an iconic Chicago tourist destination was defaced with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree early Tuesday, according to police....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Opinion: Tiger Woods' golf season may end in Chicago, but it really ended at Augusta Since his incredible run to a fifth Masters title in April, Tiger Woods has appeared somewhere between physically spent and emotionally uninterested.        ...
03:17, 2019-08-09

The best and worst of Lollapalooza 2019 in Chicago, from Janelle Monae to Shaquille O'Neal The Chicago mega festival featured standout performances (both good and bad) from Ariana Grande, J. Balvin, Lil Wayne, the Chainsmokers and more.        ...
01:17, 2019-08-07

Two charged with felonies after 'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti Two of the seven people arrested for allegedly defacing an iconic Chicago tourist attraction with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree were charged with felonies, police said Thursday....
23:17, 2019-07-04

Three stabbed, more than a dozen injured at Navy Pier after Chicago fireworks show, police say The incident occurred during a fight that followed the Fourth of July display, which draws thousands of people to the Lake Michigan shoreline each year.        ...
12:17, 2019-07-05

Spit attack on Eric Trump 'repugnant,' Chicago's Dem mayor says in call for civility Chicago Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot Thursday condemned the restaurant employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump, calling it “repugnant” and urging the city to show civility....
16:51, 2019-06-29

Chicago Cubs' Theo Epstein optimistic Ben Zobrist will return amid divorce The Chicago Cubs haven’t been sure whether Ben Zobrist would return this season, but president of baseball operations Theo Epstein was optimistic Thursday about the possibility of his return....
20:00, 2019-06-17

Four Chicago cops fired for cover-up of officer’s fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald Four Chicago cops accused of covering up a white officer’s fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald in 2014 have been fired by the city’s police force. McDonald’s killing, which was captured on police video camera, sparked months of protests and became emblematic of longstanding police abuse in ...
18:00, 2019-07-19

Community torn over children smashing ICE agent piñata at Chicago block party A community in East Chicago was left divided earlier this month after children at a block party took turns smashing a piñata made to resemble an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer....
00:34, 2019-07-25

Chicago pastor who tutored 12-year-old twin sisters charged with sex crimes: police A Chicago pastor who was offering tutoring services in his apartment has been arrested on suspicion that he inappropriately touched two 12-year-old twin girls who were his students, police said on Sunday....
12:34, 2019-05-27

R. Kelly charged with new felony sex assault, abuse counts: Chicago Sun Times report Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could, if he is convicted, send the R & B singer to prison for 30 years, the Chicago Sun Times reported....
00:34, 2019-05-31

Man Gets Taken Off Life Support by Wrong Family After Chicago Cops Misidentify Him, Lawsuit Charges One Chicago family was needlessly put through the ordeal of having to make a life-or-death decision about a loved one, while a second family was robbed of the chance to bid farewell to theirs after a Chicago police mixup, a lawsuit filed by both families claims....
00:51, 2019-07-06

Homecoming: Virgil Abloh Returns to Chicago With Nike to Empower the City’s Youth He’s conquered runways from New York City to Paris (and recently garnered significant criticism), but Virgil Abloh’s native Chicago is clearly never far from his heart, as proven by his newest venture....
04:34, 2019-05-31

Chicago Cubs acquire David Phelps in trade with Toronto Blue Jays The Toronto Blue Jays traded right-handed relief pitcher David Phelps and cash considerations to the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Thomas Hatch....
00:17, 2019-08-01

Doin’ It for the — Reality TV? Black Ink Crew: Chicago Stars Hit With Suit Charging They Really Jumped Somebody A case of when keeping it real goes wrong? The “real” in this case is reality TV. The potential wrong? Well, according to a lawsuit filed by a gentleman named Ronnie Spates, the stars of reality TV’s Black Ink Crew: Chicago really beat his ass at a party for their show....
12:17, 2019-06-04

Empire’s Bryshere Gray Is the Latest Castmember to Get Into a (Minor) Dustup With Chicago Law Enforcement Is Chi-Town coming for those Empire boys? It’s a question now that a second member of the Fox TV show’s cast has apparently gotten into a little trouble with the law....
06:17, 2019-06-19

Multiple injuries in Chicago resulted when guard mistook July 4 fireworks for gunfire Out in force, intending to prevent the gun violence that plagues Chicago, police officers were confronted with a different problem during the July 4 festivities.  ...
02:00, 2019-07-06

Chicago Bears' Cordarrelle Patterson has interesting thoughts on being a Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is coming into the new season about five months removed from winning his first Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Chicago detectives knew a Jussie Smollett deal was in the works, new documents show Newly released documents from the Jussie Smollett case show Chicago police detectives knew a month in advance a deal was in the works.        ...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Her son was killed by Chicago police. Five years later, a judge's ruling could bring her closer to getting answers Nearly five years after a black teenager was shot and killed by Chicago police, new evidence could help his mom get closer to learning the truth about the circumstances surrounding his death....
17:17, 2019-06-28

Former Chicago reporter Russ Ewing dies after 30 years of helping crime suspects Ewing served as the buffer between homicide suspects and police. More than 100 suspects contacted him during his nearly 30-year career in Chicago television....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Chicago, stomp Navy Pier with Godzilla: King Of The Monsters early and for free What Chicagoan hasn’t daydreamed about growing to gigantic size and stomping all over the Bubba Gump-riddled tourist trap that is Navy Pier, smashing the hot-dog stands and using the Ferris wheel like a hula hoop, at one point in their lives? Now, with Godzilla: King Of the Monsters set to crush the...
10:00, 2019-05-22

Lori Lightfoot Begins Dismantling Chicago’s Corrupt Aldermanic System Her First Day in Office It’s a new dawn, a new day, and Lori Lightfoot did not come here to play. On day one of her new position as the first black woman to lead Chicago as mayor, Lightfoot is bringing a swift end to Chicago’s tradition of “aldermanic privilege” that granted council members sweeping veto power over zoning ...
22:00, 2019-05-27

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon loses cool during game against Pittsburgh Pirates Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon had enough with the Pittsburgh Pirates throwing inside to All-Star shortstop Javy Baez during a game Thursday and jetted out of the dugout screaming at the home plate umpire and opposing manager....
20:17, 2019-07-05

Chicago Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Cop Said to Be Caught on Video Beating Man Undergoing Psych Eval Attorneys for a man whose vicious beating, allegedly by a Chicago cop, was captured on surveillance video are calling out Chicago’s Cook County prosecutor’s office for deciding to drop all charges against the cop....
09:00, 2019-07-11

Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson gets hit in head by Kansas City Royals pitcher as rivalry grows Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson got the last laugh against the Kansas City Royals – once again – after getting hit in the head by a pitch during a game....
19:17, 2019-05-30

HGTV hit 'Windy City Rehab' at war with Chicago over construction permits, jeopardizing series: report The popular HGTV show "Windy City Rehab" is in trouble with Chicago officials over construction permits. If the disputes are not resolved, it could jeopardize the future of one of the highest-rated shows on the channel....
20:34, 2019-07-21

Chicago woman, daughter charged with killing baby cut from teenager's womb with butcher knife A Chicago woman and her daughter, accused of strangling a teenage mom, cutting the unborn child from her womb and claiming it as their own, were charged with first-degree murder Thursday in the death of the infant. ...
06:51, 2019-07-19

Chicago police spot nearly 5-foot-long alligator swimming in lagoon in popular park A nearly 5-foot long alligator was found living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s most popular parks Tuesday night and officials are not saying how the creature could’ve made its way there. ...
19:34, 2019-07-10

Chicago Police Board Fires 4 Officers Accused of Covering Up Laquan McDonald's Murder An independent civilian board voted Thursday night to fire four Chicago police officers for their involvement in covering up the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald....
19:17, 2019-07-19

Luxury Comes Home: At My City, 4 Ways, Law Roach Helped Celebrate the Undefeatable Style of Chicago With the sometimes troubling narratives spun about Chicago, it can be easy to forget that America’s third largest city is also deeply rich with culture, beauty, style and great taste. But in all its complexity, Chicagoans intimately know how beautiful our city is, which is why even the expats alway...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Elderly Chicago woman killed, 10 police officers injured in multiple-vehicle crash An elderly woman was killed and 10 Chicago police officers injured in a multiple vehicle crash over the weekend. One man - a civilian - was also injured in the incident....
16:17, 2019-05-27

Chicago Cubs land Nick Castellanos from Detroit Tigers just ahead of MLB trade deadline The Detroit Tigers have traded outfielder Nick Castellanos to the Chicago Cubs just before the MLB trade deadline.       ...
01:34, 2019-08-01

White Chicago man charged with hate crime after shouting alleged slurs, firing air rifle Chicago man Ryan J. Salsman has been charged with a felony hate crime after he fired an air rifle at his neighbors while shouting racial slurs.        ...
16:17, 2019-08-10

Reptile wrangler who retrieved alligator from Chicago lagoon throws first pitch before Cubs game The reptile wrangler who retrieved a roughly 5-foot alligator from the Humboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago threw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs’ game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Jussie Smollett incident isn't over: Chicago judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate A Cook County judge appointed a special prosecutor to probe the decision to drop charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
21:00, 2019-06-21

Hulk Hogan squad car ride on airport tarmac spurs probe by Chicago police A Chicago police officer was under investigation Monday after apparently giving former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan an exclusive ride to the airport — in his squad car, with sirens on, while on duty....
17:34, 2019-08-12

Chicago recruiter accidentally emails Asian-American female jobseeker racist phrase The email was intended for Brian Haugh, the president of Chicago Search Group. Its sender has since apologized to Connie Cheung.        ...
04:17, 2019-07-02

Chicago cops have ‘deep mistrust’ of state’s attorney’s office, police union says in letter Citing what it described as a “deep mistrust,” the union representing Chicago police officers called this week for a special prosecutor for any Cook County, Ill., case in which a police officer is a victim of a crime or has been charged with misconduct....
15:00, 2019-07-03

Navy Pier 'chaos' after Chicago fireworks show leaves 3 stabbed, 14 trampled: reports At least three people were stabbed and more than a dozen injured in a subsequent stampede after panic broke out at Chicago’s Navy Pier on Thursday following a Fourth of July fireworks show, police said. ...
11:17, 2019-07-05

Chicago police release audio clip as weekend gun violence leaves 7 dead, 46 injured Another spree of weekend gun violence in Chicago has left at least seven people dead and 46 injured, reports say, as police released an audio clip containing the sounds of barrages of gunfire heard during one of the attacks.  ...
00:51, 2019-08-06

R. Kelly a no-show at latest court hearing; judge wants his first trial to be state case in Chicago Which of the four R. Kelly sex-crimes cases go to trial first? A state judge in Chicago says he wants to proceed to trial there first.        ...
00:34, 2019-08-17

Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager The Chicago Police Board voted to fire a sergeant and three officers for their alleged roles in covering up the 2014 fatal police shooting of a black teenager....
10:17, 2019-07-19

The Second City Turns Complex Community: ComplexCon Brings the ‘Cultural Super Bowl’ to Chicago This Weekend Real talk? I’m not terribly prone to FOMO—I’m grown, respectably connected and have done my share of thangs, so to speak. Nevertheless, I must admit to feeling some significant event envy last fall when my press invite to ComplexCon once again got lost in the mail (and I may or may not have sent a f...
01:00, 2019-07-18

Chicago Judge Accused of Asking a Court Reporter ‘How Much’ for Sex, Attempting to Kiss a Cop in a #MeToo Case of Judicial Proportions In a case of #MeToo at the judicial level, a Chicago judge abused his power with a series of women with whom he came into contact on the job, including asking a court reporter “how much money” it would take for her to have sex with him, trying to kiss a police officer, and making sexually disparagin...
03:17, 2019-06-07