Extra Extra: Transformers Expected To Return To Chicago

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Mar 18, 2013 11:00PM


  • The fourth installation of Michael Bay's Transformers is expected to film in Chicago, with preparations starting in June. [Huff Post]

  • A hotel doorman's fast acting saved the life of a stranger's 4-month-old baby. The couple's baby was turning blue as they tried to hail a cab in St. Patrick's Day traffic. That's when the doorman at the Talbott Hotel swooped in and found a police car to weave them through traffic. [Tribune]

  • Federal agents swooped onto a Metra train after it detected a "nuclear risk." [CBS]

  • A downstate Illinois man was arrested for making threats to Pres. Barack Obama using the White House contact form. [NBC News]

  • An Illinois lawmaker says same-sex coupledom is a "disordered relationship." [Daily Herald]

  • Rihanna banned media from her event at Barrington High School. [ABC7]

  • The state’s crummy credit rating is hurting Chicago’s credit rating. [Tribune]

  • It's statistically possible that Nate Silver's bracket will do better than yours. [NY Times]