Tag: Chicago

YNaijaApril 19, 2023

Chicago police arrest man for allegedly robbing same store 11 times

Here’s some crazy news out of Chicago, USA today! According to police, a man named Donte Elbert has been arrested ...

YNaijaFebruary 24, 2023

R. Kelly Sentenced to 20 Years for Child Sex Crimes

R&B singer R. Kelly has been sentenced to a 20-year prison term by a US judge for charges that include ...

ItunuoluwaJune 30, 2017

President Trump to send federal help to Chicago to curb shooting epidemic

President Donald Trump said Friday that he is sending in Federal help to the state of Chicago to curb the ...

ItunuoluwaApril 24, 2017

Obama to make first public speech since Trump’s inauguration

By Itunuoluwa Adebo Exactly three months after leaving the White House, former President Barack Obama will deliver his first public ...

AzeezJanuary 11, 2017

‘Yes we did’! Obama gives farewell speech in Chicago

Outgoing U.S President, Barack Obama on Tuesday gave his farewell speech in Chicago “where it all started”. Obama called on ...

Janeth JSeptember 3, 2015

Fail of the Century: A prospective employee sent “nud*s” to a HR manager

OMG! A prospective employee accidentally sent a company’s Human Resource manager a nude picture of himself. Yeah! You read well, a nude ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 22, 2014

@BarackObama caught in love triangle in Chicago (VIDEO)

by Temitope Onitiju The United States’ is presently having their midterm elections, and while President Barack Obama was casting his ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 20, 2014

Kanye West wants to be the face behind world’s first $1 trillion company

by Kolapo Olapoju Kanye West says he wants to be the force behind the first $1 trillion company in the ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 3, 2014

Nigerian drug lord gets 25-year sentence, as US begin moves to extradite PDP Chieftain, Buruj Kashamu

by Kolapo Olapoju A Nigerian man, Koyode Lawrence, was sentenced to nearly 25-years in prison on Tuesday, 30 September, after ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2014

Case to answer: U.S court declines to dismiss drug case against PDP chief, Buruj Kashamu

by Kolapo Olapoju   After filing an order of mandamus (motion for dismissal) on 18 August to dismiss the indictment ...

June 11, 2014

Good news: Singer, Kefee is gradually waking up from coma (Report)

by S’ola Filani After falling into a deep coma almost two weeks ago, singer, Kefee has reportedly gained consciousness. Kefee ...

January 24, 2014

OBJ was right, PDP’s Buruji Kashamu is a wanted man in the US (Report)

Contrary to claims by the estranged political associate of Olusegun Obasanjo and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in ...

September 1, 2013

They look cute together: Big Brother Nigeria winner, Katung Aduwak weds in Chicago (PHOTOS)

by Adeola Balogun Katung Aduwak, winner of Big Brother Nigeria, has tied the knot with his African American girlfriend, Raven ...

August 8, 2013

SHOCKING: Police caught on camera beating mother in front of infant daughter after shoplifting (PHOTOS)

Shocking surveillance video from an Iowa mall shows cops beating a mother in front of her 1-year-old daughter after she ...

July 23, 2013

Opinion: George Zimmerman, not guilty – Blood on the leaves

by Jelani Cobb Yet the problem is not that this case marks a low point in this country’s racial history—it’s ...

July 15, 2013

Horrific: Grandmother arrested for killing 8-year-old in child abuse case (PICTURED)

HANDOUT Grandmother Helen M. Ford, of Chicago, faces a murder charge in the death of Gizzell. She is being held ...

June 12, 2013

Shocking images! Chicago showcases ‘pregnant’ teen BOYS (PHOTOS)

Ads featuring pregnant boys send the message that girls aren’t the only ones who suffer in a teen pregnancy. The ...

April 24, 2013

Terrible: Woman, boyfriend arrested for beating one-year-old child to death with a belt (PICTURED)

A Chicago mom beat her baby son to death with a belt and then sparked a massive search and rescue ...

April 19, 2013

Sinkhole appears on street in Chicago and swallows three cars (PHOTO, WATCH)

by Rachel Ogbu The US state of Chicago came to a standstill yesterday after a rainstorm hit the city and ...

March 29, 2013

Student, 21, facing 3 years in jail for throwing boiling water on pet dog for wetting floor – See Photos

BYRONS-PAIN-MISDEMEANOR-ANIMAL-CRUELTY-CHARGES-NOT-ENOUGH/VIA FACEBOOK Byron was left with second- and third-degree burns over his head and torso after the brutal attack in ...

March 14, 2013

Just senseless: Man killed because his hat was tilted to the wrong side – See Photo (of alleged killers)

Chicago man was killed because his hat was tilted to the wrong side, according to authorities who are investigating his ...

March 13, 2013

6-month-old baby shot and killed in Chicago – See (the angel’s) Photo

Six-month-old Jonylah Watkins was shot five times Monday. She died of her wounds in the hospital Tuesday and no arrests ...

February 1, 2013

Convicted murderer serving 60-year sentence mistakenly released from prison (PICTURED)

Police were hunting for a convicted murderer on Thursday after he was mistakenly released from custody in Chicago, where he ...

January 19, 2013

Transfer of aggression: Man breaks into ex-girlfriend’s home and stabs her cat (PICTURED)

A 22-year-old Chicago man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly entered his ex-girlfriend’s home and stabbed her cat multiple times ...

January 8, 2013

Hard luck: Man lucky enough to $1m lottery gets killed by cyanide poisoning (PICTURED)

A Chicago man who won $1 million in the lottery and then dropped dead a month later was poisoned, cops ...

December 1, 2012

The bad habit that rots your brain

by K. Aleisha Fetters   Quitting smoking doesn’t just stop the damage to your noggin—it can also reverse it. In ...

December 1, 2012

Miracle baby born alive after being declared dead

by Akan Ido A baby who had earlier been declared dead by doctors at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, ...

November 19, 2012

TICKER: Woman steals, then abandons baby in elaborate pregnancy ruse

A Chicago woman has been accused of abducting and abandoning a baby girl in a fake pregnancy scheme designed to ...

November 4, 2012

TICKER: Mom confesses to stabbing her children – aged 5 and 7 – 150 times to “get back at husband”

An Illinois mom confessed to stabbing her 7-year-old son and a 5-year-old girl a combined 150 times, police said. Elzbieta ...

October 26, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Obama votes early in US elections

by Stanley Azuakola President Barack Obama became the first sitting president of the United States to vote early in a ...

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