While there are many Internet-savvy police departments out there, one thing that the world’s cops have not yet learned how to do is receive reports of car crashes and other catastrophes through Facebook posts. That’s why the Iowa State University police are annoyed with the population they serve. When an out-of-control Infiniti landed on top of some other cars, onlookers took their phones out to take pictures, but not to call emergency services.
Most Americans eat far too much food, a trend that has helped feed an obesity epidemic that shows no sign of ending. Nutrition experts have blamed any number of factors. But a crucial ingredient in how people decide what to eat, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Marketing Research, could be how foods -- both healthy and unhealthy -- are presented in stores.
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton will be in Chicago next week to rally supporters ahead of Illinois' March 15 primary, her campaign said Wednesday. The former secretary of state, who was born in Chicago and grew up in suburban Park Ridge, will travel to Chicago for what her campaign
The man accused of being the getaway driver during the fatal shooting of a Bensenville convenience store clerk pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted armed robbery. Tremayne L. Davis, 25, of Chicago, agreed to plead guilty in exchange for an eight-year prison sentence and to testify in the case,
Officials with the Cook County Sheriff's office said Wednesday that a body found in a Barrington Hills forest preserve is a man who was reported missing earlier this week from Arlington Heights. The body of the 38-year-old man was located at roughly 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning by an employee of
Roughly 30 supporters of Larycia Hawkins demonstrated on the steps of Edman Memorial Chapel at Wheaton College on Ash Wednesday, pledging to fast for the 40 days of Lent in a call to the Wheaton community and evangelical Christian institutions nationwide to "confess and repent of the sins of racism,