Prince Harry, Gloria Estefan, and Chance the Rapper among headliners at Obama Foundation summit

The gathering in the Obamas’ hometown is being organized by their eponymous foundation, which is also building the former president’s library in the Midwestern US city where Obama got his political start Former US president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle are planning a star-studded gathering at the end of October, in their ongoing post-White […]

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Chicago will not be blackmailed, suing US President Donald Trump over immigration laws

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (R), Chicago Corporation Counsel Ed Siske (C) and Chicago Police Department (CPD) Superintendent Eddie Johnson partake in a press conference on immigration enforcement policies, in Chicago, Illinois, August 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Chicago is taking legal action against the US Justice Department over its threats to withdraw money from so-called […]

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US President Donald Trump sending federal troops to help fight ‘crime and killings in Chicago’

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson arrives at a news conference in Chicago, Illinois, the US, on September 21, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) US President Donald Trump has decided to send federal troops to Chicago to help fight street violence and drug trafficking. “We are foundationally changing the way we fight crime in Chicago,” Chicago police […]

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Fatal shooting killed two in Chicago including toddler captured on Facebook live

WARNING: Distressing content Two-year-old Lavontay was pronounced dead at hospital along with his aunt’s boyfriend. A two-year-old boy was murdered in Chicago on Mondayafternoon in a gang-related shooting that was streamed on Facebook Live. Toddler Lavontay White was riding in a car with his pregnant 20-year-old aunt Breunna Devonte and her 26-year-old boyfriend, who has […]

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Plane fire causes ground stop at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

Officials at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport have temporary closed down the airport after a Boeing 767 jet caught fire. The incident occurred on Friday, when an American Airlines flight went up in flames before taking off. The airline said in a statement that seven passengers and a flight attendant sustained injuries. According to the airline, the plane caught […]

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