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HOW A PICTURE OF A SUITCASE AND A MISSING PERSONS REPORT ARE BEING CONNECTED

During the evening of November 16th, a post with an odd-looking photo began to gain multitudes of shares on Facebook. It was a photo of an olive-colored suitcase, laying on its side in an alley. The accompanying caption was one of panic by a woman from Chicago's...

CHICAGO RAPPER, LIL REESE, SHOT IN COUNTRY CLUB HILLS

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS Chicago Rapper, Lil Reese, was assaulted by a semi-automatic rifle at close range on 167th Street and Pulaski Road. His vehicle, left in the middle road as a unnamed person rushed him to the nearest hospital. Officials at Christ Medical Center...

CHICAGO RIDGE MALL, A TRICK OR TREATING NIGHTMARE FOR MOST

Halloween hasn't quite been what it used to be. Probably due to low temps and heavy snowfall in Chicago. Westfield aka Chicago Ridge Mall, on 95th and Ridgeland, invited local residents to trick or treat indoors starting at 4:pm CST. Families did not hesitate to...

WOMAN ASSAULTED AND CARJACKED AT LOCAL WALGREENS

55TH & KEDZIE | WALGREENS At 1:40AM a woman was assaulted in the parking lot of Walgreens on 55th and Kedzie while getting in her car. The man approached her and threatened to kill her if she didn't give up her purse and car keys. Description of the man:African...

TCF BANK ROBBED IN BURBANK, IL

79TH & CICERO, BURBANK, IL The TCF Bank inside of Jewel on 79th & Cicero has been robbed. Police didn't disclose the amount of money grabbed in the robbery. The man left driving away in a red four-door sedan, according to a Burbank police news release. The man was...

WATCH: HOME SECURITY CAMERA CATCHES SOMETHING SUSPICIOUS IN ARCHER HEIGHTS

47TH AND KARLOV / KOMENSKY A home security camera captured what appears to be a black Ford Explorer stopping in an alley between 47th and Karlov/Komensky. 2 suspicious men, dressed in all black, wearing gloves, remove the temporary plates and magnets/temp stickers...

MOVIEGOERS, TAKE CAUTION! YOUR CAR COULD GET BROKEN INTO

AMC THEATRE / FORD CITY MALL  Moviegoers, take caution! Multiple cars are being broken into. Be careful what you leave in your vehicles. "I went to the 7pm show, came out to this. The white car next to me was also broken into. They took everything inside my Jeep."...

EVENTS

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2020

February 28 - March 1, 2020South Building at McCormick PlaceChicago, IL Comic Convention, Organized by ReedPOP The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo - also known as C2E2 - is a convention spanning the latest and greatest from the worlds of comics, movies, television,...

Zoo Year’s Eve at Lincoln Park Zoo – Adults Only (21+) New Year’s Eve Party

Date And Time Tue, Dec 31, 2019, 9:00 PM – Wed, Jan 1, 2020, 1:00 AM CST Location Lincoln Park Zoo 2200 N. Cannon Drive Chicago, IL 60614 Gather your flock of friends and head to Zoo Year’s Eve at Lincoln Park Zoo! This special ticketed event will take place under the...

Mean Girls (Chicago)

Playing at:James M. Nederlander Theatre - 24 W. Randolph St. Dates:December 25, 2019 - January 26, 2020 Runtime:2 hours and 30 minutes with an intermission Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including...

Chicago Navy Pier Food Tour

Date And Time Sat, February 1, 2020 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST Location Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave Chicago, IL 60611 The "Navy Pier Food Walk" is a food tour showcasing some of Chicago's most beloved foods at the Midwest's most iconic landmark. Explore the famed Navy Pier...

NBA All-Star Game 2020

NBA All Star Game 2020, HEX FM Chicago News The 69th annual NBA All-Star Game will be played on Sunday, Feb. 16, in Chicago at the United Center, home of the Bulls. This marks the third time the All-Star Game is played in this iconic city’s storied basketball history,...

MUSIC

The Big Day, Chance’s highest charting and third Top 10 album, debuted with 108,000 units

Earlier this week, Billboard noted that Chance the Rapper’s The Big Day was on track to potentially become his first No. 1 album. However, The Big Day is the No. 2 album this week behind the rapper NF’s new album The Search. The Search earned 130,000 equivalent units...

DJ Spinderella Lawsuit’s Against Salt-N-Pepa Moved To Mediation

DALLAS, TX – DJ Spinderella filed a lawsuit against her former Salt-N-Pepa members last month, seeking monetary compensation for unpaid royalties. On Friday (August 2), a spokesperson for Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton, Rich French, released a statement...

Rapsody Recruits GZA & D’Angelo For “Ibtihaj” Video

NEW YORK, NY – As Rapsody inches closer to releasing her third studio album EVE, the North Carolina-bred MC has dropped a new visual for “Ibtihaj,” which was unveiled at New York City’s Times Square on Friday (August 2). Produced by 9th Wonder, the track borrows from...

Rihanna Condemns Donald Trump Following Dayton & El Paso Mass Shootings

Rihanna is one of many celebrities speaking out about the horrific mass shootings that occurred within 24 hours of each other this weekend. On Saturday morning (August 3), gunfire broke out at a shopping center in El Paso, Texas, leaving 20 innocent people dead. Only...

DaBaby Fan Pummeled By Security As He Watches

DES MOINES, IA – Something about DaBaby’s energy seems to spark controversy wherever he goes. After getting into a brawl with aspiring rapper Cam Coldheart at a Louis Vuitton store in May, another altercation popped off on Wednesday (July 31) following a show at the...

YG Gets Into Instagram Beef With Wack 100 Over Gang Ties

YG and Wack 100 clashed via Instagram after the latter called out rappers for faking gang affiliations. Wack’s original post set things off with a subliminal diss. “ONE THING I CAN RESPECT IS THIS – BLUE FACE CAME INTO THIS RAP GAME CRIP’N,” he wrote. “THE GAME CAME...

ASAP Rocky Freed From Jail

After spending almost one month in a Swedish jail, A$AP Rocky is finally returning to the United States. A judge released him from custody while the A$AP Mob awaits a verdict in his assault case. Rocky has pleaded not guilty to the charges. He’s facing a two-year...

JAY-Z Officially Has 100 Songs on the Billboard Hot 100

Here’s what the top 10 looks like, via Billboard: 1. Glee Cast (207 entries) 2. Drake (196 entries) 3. Lil Wayne (163 entries) 4. Elvis Presley (109 entries) 5. Nicki Minaj (103 entries) 6. JAY-Z (100 entries) 7. Kanye West (96 entries) 8. Chris Brown (95 entries) 9....

Katy Perry, Capitol Records Found Guilty for Ripping Off Rapper, Ordered To Pay Over 2 Million Dollar In Damages

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Christian rapper Marcus Gray, known as Flame, was awarded $2.7 million in damages Thursday by a federal court jury who deemed Katy Perry’s song “Dark Horse” lifted a musical passage from the rapper’s earlier song “Joyful Noise.” Capitol Records...

OFFSET REVEALS “FATHER OF 4” ARTWORK

Offset's solo debut album drops tonight. Offset will finally be releasing his long-awaited debut solo album tonight. It's been a long time coming. After the summer, QC and Migos began rolling out the solo projects for the ATL trio. Quavo came first with Quavo...
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