The Legend of the Mississippi River Catfish that Spit Out a Diver
We've been known to tell some true whoppers when it comes to fish stories involving the Mississippi River. One of the greatest of them all is the tale of the monster catfish that was so large it spit out a diver. Let's explore this legend and see how much truth lies down there.
Legends Claim Mobsters Buried Millions Under Illinois Farms
There are many legends of buried treasure in both Missouri and Illinois. I noticed that especially when it comes to the Land of Lincoln, there are numerous legends that claim mobsters may have stashed millions under Illinois farms.
The First Black Hole Pic is Thanks to the University of Illinois
If you were impressed with the newly revealed first picture ever of a black hole, you can thank the University of Illinois as they were part of the team that made it happen.
Watch Lightning Strike a Double Rainbow During Midwest Storm
You've likely seen your share of lightning and probably a lot of rainbows. But, I doubt you've ever seen lightning strike inside of a double rainbow and that's exactly what happened during a Midwest thunderstorm. Oh, and it happened on Friday the 13th.
This Midwestern Horse Named Chrome Got Stuck in a Garbage Can
Don't feel sorry for this horse. He knew exactly what he was doing. His name is Chrome and his owner has described him as "mischievous". This video is proof as he was caught playing with a garbage can and got his head stuck in it.
Midwest Family Learns a Mama Bear & Cubs Have Taken Over Backyard
It's nice to have a house and a backyard, but it's important to understand that it's only yours if a mama bear and her cubs haven't laid claim to it like happened to a Midwestern family recently.
Cow Escapes at Night Then Marches Up and Down Neighbor’s Porch
Have you ever had kids that escaped at night so they could go to a party? Imagine that, but with cows. A Ring doorbell cam captured the moment when a cow who went rogue ended up marching up and down the neighbor's porch in the middle of the night.
Illinois College Student Makes Serious Profit Off $10 Goodwill Purchase
A 22-year-old, in Wheaton, Illinois, sold an ashtray for almost 30,000% more than he paid for it.
Illinois Security Guard Gets ‘Personal’ With Woman’s Shoes. Eww.
All the keys, all the access, all alone with a pair of women's shoes.
3 Illinois Splash Pads That Must Be On Your Summer To-Do List This Year
If you've got young kids, splash pads are a great way to stay cool and have fun on a hot summer day.