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Flood Warning in Effect as Rain Soaks Chicago Area

Flood Warning in Effect as Rain Soaks Chicago Area

A Flood Warning remained in effect across multiple Chicago-area counties Friday as rain continued to pour in many parts of the city and suburbs.  The National Weather Services issued a Flood Warning for multiple rivers in Illinois and Indiana, impacting several counties. Those locations included: Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County Des Plaines River at Riverside affecting […]

Max Scherzer not allowing high home run count to derail his season

Max Scherzer not allowing high home run count to derail his season

By – – Friday, June 22, 2018 Before Thursday’s game between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles, Nationals manager said his pitching staff’s recent susceptibility to the home run ball should work itself out. The last time pitching didn’t allow a home run in a contest was June 5. Still, the Nationals’ 3.40 team ERA is third best in . […]

Traveling dog backs up Philly traffic on I-76

Traveling dog backs up Philly traffic on I-76

The morning commute on I-76 East in Philadelphia was briefly slowed Friday morning thanks to a dog making his or her way downtown. State police said they got a call about the pup hustling down the highway near the Philadelphia Zoo around 8 a.m. Police escorted the dog down the highway for about 20 minutes before it darted off the […]

Indego expands bike-share offerings to the stadium district, Navy Yard

Indego expands bike-share offerings to the stadium district, Navy Yard

The Indego bike-share program announced on Friday that it will add at least eight more stations to its system. That‘s not particularly newsworthy; , it’s expanded to the point where it will boast of more than 130 stations and 1,300 bicycles by year’s end. RELATED STORIES What makes this recent announcement stand out from the pack is one of the locations […]

Sixers‘ draft deals were made to set up chase for a star free agent

Sixers‘ draft deals were made to set up chase for a star free agent

“The time is now.” That is what 76ers coach and interim general manager Brett Brown said at the conclusion of Thursday night’s NBA draft. Now is the time to chase a star. Now is the time for Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons to cement themselves as the future of the league and rise to their potential. Now is the time […]

Netflix‘s top spokesman fired over use of racial term

By – Associated Press – Friday, June 22, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – CEO says he fired the company’s top spokesman over use of the N-word. The spokesman, , confirmed in tweets that he was leaving the company, saying he was insensitive in speaking with his team about words that offend in comedy. In a memo to employees, published by […]

See Who the Lakers and Clippers Picked in the 2018 NBA Draft

See Who the Lakers and Clippers Picked in the 2018 NBA Draft

The 2018 NBA Draft took place Thursday and LA‘s two teams stayed busy, making five combined selections on what became a wild night around professional basketball. The Lakers selected former University of Michigan center Moritz Wagner with the No. 25 overall pick, their only one in the first round. Wagner gained national attention in NCAA Men‘s Basketball Tournament last April, […]