• Michelle Obama recalls Chicago cops accusing her brother of stealing his own bike

    Michelle Obama recalls Chicago cops accusing her brother of stealing his own bike

    Michelle Obama reflected on the “heartbreaking” time when her brother, Craig Robinson, was accused of stealing his own bicycle by the Chicago police when he was about 10 years old. The former first lady, 56, invited Craig, now 58, and their mother Marian Robinson, 83, onto the Michelle Obama Podcast, where the trio spoke about …
  • Allen Robinson asks Bears to trade him as things get messy

    Allen Robinson asks Bears to trade him as things get messy

    Allen Robinson wasn’t just redecorating his social media pages. The star wide receiver removed any mention of the Bears on his Twitter and Instagram accounts and has asked the team about a potential trade, according to The Chicago Tribune, as he continues to wait on a new contract. The 6-foot-2 Robinson is in the final …
  • Tom Brady wanted to join Saints if Drew Brees was retiring

    Tom Brady wanted to join Saints if Drew Brees was retiring

    It appears Tom Brady’s first choice was a different NFC South team. As he walked away from the New England Patriots after 20 NFL seasons and six Super Bowls, Brady was interested in replacing Drew Brees with the New Orleans Saints if Brees, 41, was going to retire and begin his post-playing career with NBC …
  • Jussie Smollett speaks out against case, says charges are ‘bullsh-t’

    Jussie Smollett speaks out against case, says charges are ‘bullsh-t’

    Jussie Smollett has spoken out for the first time in nearly two years — insisting he’s innocent and the case against him is “bulls–t.” Smollett, accused of staging a racist and homophobic hate crime against himself, spoke with BET News host and former CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill on an Instagram Live session Wednesday evening …
  • FBI Reports Chicago Gangs Have Formed Pact to Shoot Cops ‘On Sight’

    FBI Reports Chicago Gangs Have Formed Pact to Shoot Cops ‘On Sight’

    A federal intelligence alert from the FBI field office in Chicago, Ill., warned that about 30 gangs in the city have made a pact to shoot police officers if they draw their weapons in public, ABC 7 reported on Monday. Intelligence alerts are frequently distributed to law enforcement officials, especially if the alerts involve threats …
  • R. Kelly was nearly stabbed with a pen during jailhouse beatdown: lawyer

    R. Kelly was nearly stabbed with a pen during jailhouse beatdown: lawyer

    The inmate who recently attacked R. Kelly in his Chicago jail cell has “F–k the Feds” tattooed to his face and tried to stab the disgraced R&B artist with a pen, court records showed Monday. The “Ignition” crooner was sleeping in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center last Wednesday when the “violent” inmate crept …
  • Possible Leonard Fournette landing spots after surprising Jaguars release

    Possible Leonard Fournette landing spots after surprising Jaguars release

    The Jacksonville Jaguars are doing everything possible to make sure they lack teeth. Running back Leonard Fournette was waived Monday morning in a move that will fan the flames of tanking allegations. The news comes one day after the Jaguars traded their top defensive player, disgruntled pass-rusher Yannick Ngakoue, to the Minnesota Vikings for two …
  • Boeing CEO pledges a 20 percent increase in black employees

    Boeing CEO pledges a 20 percent increase in black employees

    Boeing is seeking to increase black US employees throughout the company by 20 percent and mandate benchmarks for hiring people of color, Chief Executive Dave Calhoun told employees in a memo on Friday reviewed by Reuters. US corporations have become more responsive to complaints related to racial equality following a summer of sweeping anti-racism protests …
  • At least 60 people were shot, five fatally, over the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago

    At least 60 people were shot, five fatally, over the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago

    The Chicago Sun-Times reports that by Monday morning, the number of shooting victims reached 66, with five deaths. On August 23, 2020, Breitbart News reported 24 had been shot in Chicago, Friday through Saturday evening alone. Three of the victims succumbed to their wounds. Those three victims were all killed early Saturday morning in separate shooting …
  • NFL’s first coronavirus testing hiccup affects multiple teams

    NFL’s first coronavirus testing hiccup affects multiple teams

    The NFL has hit its first snag in coronavirus testing. Saturday’s round of COVID-19 testing in the NFL produced a significant increase in positive tests and the league is looking into the matter, doing its best to Identify whether they are legitimate results since they all came from the same laboratory in New Jersey. The …