#Chicago

Hurt People Hurt People: Lessons From Chicago's Violence Epidemic

Nicky Hill | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK
Nicky Hill

It was a snowy December evening in Chicago's Westside and I was wrapped up in layers with lovely warm heat blowing in my face as I sat in a big black ...

Disturbing Details Emerge Of 'Hate Crime' Against Mentally Disabled White Teen As Judge Refuses Bail

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.01.2017 | UK

More disturbing details have emerged of a violent “hate crime” carried out against a mentally disabled white man in Chicago as four black people s...

Teens Charged With Hate Crimes After Man's Torture Streamed Live On Facebook Live

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK

Three teenagers and a 24-year-old woman have been charged with a hate crime after an apparent violent assault on a man with special needs was streamed...

Why Chance The Rapper Is The Artist Of 2016

Francesco Loy Bell | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Francesco Loy Bell

While 2016 has been unanimously voted as a write-off, the volume of great music output has been astounding. However, sitting above everybody else is one man: Chance The Rapper.

Footage Shows Passengers Sprint Away From Burning Plane After It Aborted Take-Off At Last-Minute

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 29.10.2016 | UK

This is the dramatic moment passengers fled an aeroplane when it caught fire moments before take-off. The American Airlines flight, which was bound fo...

5 Lessons From Improv That Are Also True In Life

Rosie Ferguson | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Rosie Ferguson

On stage, we try to listen to our partner and react to the last thing they said, not continue a pre-existing idea about what the conversation was about or spend the time thinking about a funny line to follow it. Sadly the latter is far too common in real life (anyone who has been on a bad internet date is only oh too familiar with someone talking about themselves for two hours).

Man Records His Own Fatal Shooting On Facebook Live

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.06.2016 | UK

A man in Chicago was shot dead while live streaming a video of himself on Facebook, police said on Friday. Antonio Perkins, 28, was found face down o...

Man Captures The Moment He Is Shot During Facebook Live Stream

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.04.2016 | UK

Warning: Graphic content. A man is in a critical condition after he appears to have been shot during a live broadcast on social media. It is believed...

Anti-Trump Protesters Force Tycoon To Axe Chicago Rally

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 12.03.2016 | UK Politics

A huge rally for presidential hopeful Donald Trump was shut down on Friday evening over security fears. The event, which was due to begin at 6pm local...

Chicago Chic: Virgin Hotel & Red Flower Spa

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Virgin has opened its first hotel in Chicago - why? The British travel company spotted a gap in the market for a lifestyle hotel brand, and found a grand 1928-built neoclassical bank ripe for conversion.

One Woman's Visit To McDonalds Ended In Tears For All The Right Reasons

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

A woman from Chicago has written of her surprise and admiration for a McDonald's employee pictured helping an elderly customer eat his meal. Destin...

54 Stingrays Killed In Aquarium Malfunction At Chicago Zoo

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

54 stingrays have died after a tank at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago began malfunctioning. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the d...

The Name On Everybody's Lips Is Gonna Be... Caroline?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

The name on everybody’s lips is gonna be… Caroline Flack, apparently, with reports claiming she’s up for a role in ‘Chicago’. SEE MORE: ...

Why James Corden Was Always Going To Be Perfect For Late, Late Show

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

James Corden was always going to be great in his 'Late, Late Show' hosting role, according to his director in ‘Into the Woods’, Rob Marshall. ...

Man Hailed As A Hero After Tackling Gunman On Megabus

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK

A passenger on a Megabus that was heading north from Chicago has been hailed as a hero after he reportedly subdued an armed man who fired at least one...

Hottest Hotels, Attractions And Theme Parks Launching In 2015

Roshina Jowaheer | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Holidays in 2015 are set to get bigger and better with the opening of futuristic theme parks, beautiful hotels and exciting new cultural zones hitting...

Will the Kiwis Pass the Ball Yet?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

When one looks at the stats of New Zealand having arrived on the world rugby scene, it must fill the heart of a sports fan with pride. This country, which has simply one quarter of a population of London, get there to conquer the field?

Surely These Are The Most Utterly Terrifying Tightrope Walks Ever

Huffington Post UK/AP | Carla K. Johnson | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK

This is the truly frightening moment Nik Wallenda wowed Chicago and the world on Sunday with two hair-raising skyscraper crossings on high wires — w...

871 Feet Above Chicago, No Harness, Blindfold

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

Daredevil Nik Wallenda has successfully tightrope walked between not two, but three skyscrapers as part of a blindfolded walk across the Chicago skyli...

No Stopping on a Chicago Architecture Tour

Mike Gerrard | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

'Beyond the trolley bus you'll see a sign that says No Stopping No Standing. That's where we'll stop and stand.'

Haunted House Clown 'Violently Poked' Family With Purple Vibrator

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

A woman is taking legal action against a “haunted house” attraction, claiming she had her daughter were assaulted and harassed by two workers dres...

Ten Historic US Hotels

Mike Gerrard | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

From Southern plantation homes to buildings that feature on city tours, there are US hotels that are definitely places to see as well as to stay in.

Who Says Americans Don't Care About Soccer? (Vine)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport

It is a quadrennial habit of some publications to cast aspersions on America's relationship with football, or soccer, and how they supposedly don't ca...

Broadcast Behemoth Bonnie Greer's Memoir - Political, Controversial, Determined

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

She's the American British playwright, novelist, critic and intellectual who's acted on Parisian stages, had her plays performed on multi broadcast platforms, produced films, written novels, as well as regular features in The Guardian and Huffington Post, served on boards for universities, opera houses, film schools and more.

The Roaming Scribe: Three Restaurants in Chicago

Lynn Houghton | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Houghton

Grace on the West Loop plus Publican and MOTO in the meat packing district are all part of Chicago's emerging nouveau cuisine scene.