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Chicago O’Hare Airport to pop-up Nintendo Switch Lounge
A Nintendo Switch Lounge will pop-up in Chicago Airport, Terminal One, Concourse B between Gates B12 and B14 from the coming Monday till 29th March 2020.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mark Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Odyssey, Super Mario Party and Tetris 99, are some of the games that the lounge will be featuring along with comfortable seating, charging ports and kiosks to order products.
"Spending time with Nintendo games at our On The Go lounges will give people the opportunity to begin or end their journeys with a smile," said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
The lounges will also be available at airports in Seattle and Washington D.C. as well.
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Chicago stops announced by Backstreet Boys for their 2020 World Tour
Backstreets Back, Alright! On Monday the boy band announced their next world tour bringing them back to the Chicago area. They are going to perform this fall.
Their North American tour will take them at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park on Saturday, 1st August.
They go on sale to the general public starting Friday, Feb. 14 at LiveNation.com. Fan club members are in luck because pre-sale tickets can be purchased Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. on their website.
Man charged for shooting Chicago firefighter in Albany Park
Hollis Williams, 29, has been held with the accused for shooting a firefighter who was responding to a car fire in Albany Park last weekend. Police are still on a search for the person who is possibly responsible for the same.
"This was pretty complicated. We have two bad guys that set the car on fire, we have three individuals and this female come out of the building she's getting in a car and driving away then two other individuals then two other individuals start shooting at her," said Chicago Police Detective Brendan Deenihan.
36- year-old firefighter was caught in the crossfire and was shot in the leg, say the police. Williams was identified as one of the shooters and was immediately arrested. According to Williams’ attorney his act was for his self- defence.
Guns were recovered by the investigators from the apartment where the female and three males left, and those guns match the shell casings from the scene. Officials said the injured firefighter is home and expected to make a full recovery.
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13-year-old boy charged with crashing stolen jeep into a squad car.
Three children among that one were as young as ten have been charged with speeding a stolen vehicle. According to the reports, a 13-year-old boy is going to face three felony counts of aggravated assault with a car, a felony count of possession of a stolen vehicle, and a misdemeanor count of resisting an officer, according to Chicago police. Two other boys who accompany him were age 10 and 12.
They will face a misdemeanor count each of trespass to a vehicle. The children were allegedly speeding in a Jeep Cherokee at around 4:30 PM. They rear-ended the unmarked police car and drove away. Police chased them to the 8700 blocks of South-South Chicago Avenue. While running away from the police, they drove the jeep into nine parked vehicles at Union Auto Sales dealership and flipped over.
Cupid Candies, one of the last Chicago family-owned candy makers is all set for Valentine’s Day.
As the sun kisses Good Morning to the people of Chicago, they start to line up at Cupid Candies on the South Side of Chicago on Valentine’s Day. Chicago has witnessed years of change, but one thing has remained constant, that is the love for chocolate. John Stefanos, who is 73-years-old, owns the business.
It was started by his late father Polyhronis Stefanos back in 1936. He said in his statement that every year hundreds of people come. They begin to pour in at 7 AM and keep coming till 7 PM. Cupid Candies is one of the last of the old-line, family-owned candy makers in Chicago like Margie’s Candies that is located on the North Side. February 12th to 14th are the busiest days for these candy shops.
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2 people deliberately targeted and shot at Van Nuys
Late Tuesday evening at home in Van Nuys, in the 15300 block of Wyandotte Street, shooting occurred around 11.30 Pm. Investigators and officials of LAPD are suspecting it to be a deliberate killing.
Out of the two victims, the one shot in the head was immediately identified. The four suspects ran in a white or silver van wearing white ski mask, say the police. No other descriptions were available.
Occupied school bus accident in Belt Parkway
On Wednesday morning a school bus, having children on board met with an accident near 150th Street in Queens, around 7.30 Am.
Chopper 4 was the first to arrive on the scene. Later police, firefighters and ambulance gathered around the school bus that was off the side road.
In the surveillance video it was shown that many students were being escorted toward the ambulance. No such serious injuries, they were able to walk.
The eastbound right lane on the Belt Parkway remains blocked as first responders assess the incident. No further information is available.