Nichol Kessinger: 5 Things To Know About Chris Watts’ Girlfriend At Time Of Wife’s Murder

Nichol Kessinger was confirmed to be the mistress of Chris Watts when he shockingly killed his pregnant wife, Shanann, and their two daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, in 2018. Here are five things about her. Nichol Kessinger was quickly put into the spotlight after being named the woman who was having an affair with […]

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Hotel job losses will double without more federal help, operators warn

When plans were announced to convert the old Cook County Hospital into hotel rooms, no one was thinking a pandemic might wreak havoc on the lodging industry. An official ribbon-cutting at the site was Tuesday. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times Michael Jacobson, president of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association, is pleading for help from Congress and […]

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Coca-Cola launching its first alcoholic beverage next year

There will be more than just fizz when Coca-Cola launches the alcoholic version of its Topo Chico sparkling water along with beer giant Molson Coors Beverage in the United States. It will be the beverage giant’s first alcoholic drink in the country. The launch, planned for next year, will help Coca-Cola push further into alcoholic […]

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Let Mr. COVID Answer Man help you cope during the pandemic

A West Irving Park storefront tries to create an air of suspense in 2014, back when new places opened up and we went there. | Neil Steinberg/Sun-Times COVID-19 has left all of us with more questions than answers. Now there is somewhere to turn. Dear Mr. COVID Answer Man: I’ve realized there are certain friends […]

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Immigrants Say They Were Pressured Into Unneeded Surgeries

Wendy Dowe was startled awake early one morning in January 2019, when guards called her out of her cellblock in the Irwin County immigration detention center in rural Georgia, where she had been held for four months. She would be having surgery that day, they said. Still groggy, the 48-year-old immigrant from Jamaica, who had […]

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Using Technology to Tailor Lessons to Each Student

When 12-year-old Nina Mones was in sixth grade last year, she struggled to keep up with her math class, getting stuck on improper fractions. And as the teacher pushed ahead with new lessons, she fell further and further behind. Then in the fall of 2019, her charter school, the Phoenix International Academy in Phoenix, brought […]

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Montauk’s Surf Lodge is transforming into wellness lodge amid pandemic

Brazilian-born trendsetter Jayma Cardoso helped put Montauk on the map when she launched The Surf Lodge in 2007 — transforming the sleepy fishing town into a popular party destination with live music performed by stars like John Legend. But with COVID-19 crashing the party, Cardoso has been working on transforming the waterfront property into a […]

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Cubs’ pedigree will serve them well in NL wild-card round vs. Marlins

AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh Starting pitching will be the key matchup to watch when the Cubs and Marlins face of. Playoff pedigree is overrated — at least most of the time. But the veteran Cubs drawing the young Marlins in the National League wild-card round shouldn’t be overlooked, especially with the Marlins having several players […]

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Who will be the next Clippers coach? Here are some names to consider

When the Clippers and Doc Rivers mutually agreed to part ways Monday, it left a sixth coaching vacancy in the NBA. The Clippers reportedly have interest in former Cleveland coach and current Clippers assistant Tyronn Lue as well as former NBA coach and current ESPN/ABC analyst Jeff Van Gundy. The team announced it would immediately […]

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Mookie Betts’ postseason stats aren’t great, but his greatness infuses key moments

Dave Roberts still remembers the at-bat, the critical moment when Mookie Betts broke the Dodgers’ back two Octobers ago. For most of the 2018 World Series, Dodgers pitchers had held Betts in check. The outfielder was about to be named that season’s American League MVP, yet he recorded only four hits and no RBIs through […]

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When do the NBA Finals start, and what time is Lakers-Heat Game 1?

Here’s what you need to know about when the NBA Finals start between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat, what time Game 1 starts and the best-of-seven game series schedule. The NBA’s championship series will begin Wednesday night at AdventHealth Arena in Orlando, Fla., where the league restarted its season following a 4 […]

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Liberal women’s groups slam Amy Coney Barrett, claim she will ‘turn back the clock on equality’

Liberal women’s groups and Planned Parenthood are pulling no punches when going after President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. The National Organization for Women, which is connected to a PAC that endorsed the Biden-Harris ticket, said Barrett “will turn back the clock on equality.” HOW TO WATCH FOX NEWS COVERAGE OF THE FIRST BIDEN-TRUMP […]

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Ginger Zee’s Adorable Son Miles, 2, Walks On Screen As She Reports The Weather In Sweet Video — Watch

Ginger Zee handled her work-from-home situation like a total pro, when her two-year-old son, Miles, decided to hand his mom a craft he had been working on during her ‘Good Morning America’ weather report! Ginger Zee appears to be handling her work-from-home setting like an absolute, multi-tasking champion. The Good Morning America meteorologist, 39, was […]

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Camila Cabello & Idina Menzel Cozy Up Together In Behind The Scenes Pic From ‘Cinderella’ Set

Who needs Prince Charming when you’ve got Idina Menzel and Camila Cabello? Director Kay Channon shared a shot from the upcoming ‘Cinderella’ adaptation featuring ‘Cinders’ with her ‘NOT evil stepmother.’ The 2021 Cinderella movie will have plenty of things. It’ll have Billy Porter as a genderless “fairy godparent.” It will feature Missy Elliott as a […]

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Cal Athletic Director: Football Will Help School Balance Sports Budget

When the Pac-12 Conference announced last week that it would squeeze in a football season this fall, following other top leagues and overturning its own decision from August to wait until 2021, the responses were predictable. Football fans were excited. Others questioned why esteemed universities would even attempt to play football amid the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Dodgers overcome power outage and a Mookie Betts injury scare to beat Angels

The Dodgers and Angels had just completed the sixth inning Saturday night when, just after 8:30 p.m., Dodger Stadium went pitch black. The entire ballpark lost power for a few seconds before some lights flickered on, creating an eerie, perfect-for-2020 sight with cardboard cutouts dotting the stands. A few Dodgers lounged by third base — […]

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Anthony Davis shows his value at critical moments of Lakers’ Game 5 win

When Anthony Davis jumped into a mob of his teammates to celebrate his “Mamba Moment” earlier in the Western Conference finals, he cemented himself a place in Lakers’ history. But “Mamba Moments” don’t have to always be so dramatic, the commitment to winning showing up at all times throughout the course of the game. And […]

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Justin Herbert’s second start is a big deal for Chargers, his parents and Eugene

When the Chargers trotted onto the field last weekend to face Kansas City, they were nearly nine-point underdogs. And that was before anyone knew who wouldn’t be trotting onto that field. Veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor was replaced moments before kickoff by rookie Justin Herbert after a pregame medical accident resulted in Taylor suffering a punctured […]

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Jordyn Woods Reveals She ‘Pushed People Away’ & ‘Deleted Everything’ Off Phone After Tristan Thompson Scandal

Jordyn Woods admitted she ‘couldn’t trust anyone’ when ‘everything’ in her life ‘changed’ after the Tristan Thompson scandal broke, in a new tell-all interview. Jordyn Woods, 23, is looking back on the headline-making night she kissed Tristan Thompson, 29, who was dating Khloe Kardashian, 36, at the time, almost two years ago and revealed the […]

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Amy Coney Barrett confirmation fight: Senate GOP has math on their side

Senate Republicans have the math on their side when it comes to the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. History, however, is not. Republicans demonstrated they have at least 51 GOP senators who are willing to debate and to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court, just days before the election. But […]

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Jordyn Woods Reveals She’s ‘Happy’ The Incident With Tristan Thompson Took Place – Watch

Jordyn Woods held nothing back when it came to her talking about the situation with Tristan Thompson that changed her life forever. Jordyn Woods, 23, spoke out again about the Tristan Thompson ordeal that took place nearly two years ago in a new interview with Natalie Manuel Lee on her YouTube show Now With Natalie. […]

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Polow Da Don: 5 Things To Know About Rapper Trump Gave A Shout Out To During Atlanta Rally

Donald Trump surprised supporters when he gave a shoutout to music producer Polow Da Don, who has worked with the likes of Nicki Minaj and The Pussycat Dolls. Rapper and music producer Polow Da Don got a surprising shoutout from President Donald Trump at a rally in Atlanta. With his campaign trail blazing ahead of the November […]

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