News Packages More than $3 million has been stolen from people looking for canine companionship through puppy scams in 2020. A South Shore woman says she lost hundreds of dollars in a puppy scam. Watch and read the story that aired on ABC 7 Chicago right here. Local brides- and grooms-to-be are left scrambling after they said they paid wedding photographer Chris Seibel thousands of dollars, only for him to disappear. Watch and read the story that aired on ABC 7 Chicago right here. Lightfoot Cracks Down on Speeding Violations as Traffic Fatalities Rise. An investigation by the DePaul Center for Journalism Integrity & Excellence found that fatal motor accidents rose by 77% in 2020. Watch and read the story that aired on WTTW Chicago Tonight right here. Polls didn’t just underestimate Trump’s support again this year — it also misread the support for many Republican senate candidates, both in and out of trump’s orbit. This package was featured on Good Day DePaul. Read the full story here. The hospitality and tourism industry in Chicago earns most of its money during the summer months. But since the pandemic hit, the summer hasn’t been profitable enough for some companies to survive the winter. This package was featured on Good Day DePaul. Read the full story here. DePaul School of Music Students called for the removal of the dean and demanded for sweeping changes in the music curriculum. This package was featured on Good Day DePaul. Read the full story here. It was unlike any presidential debate before — filled with name calling and constant interruptions. This package was featured on Good Day DePaul. Read the full story here. Universities operating in hybrid or in-person teaching modality have been seeing a rise in covid cases not only among students but also among employees. This package was featured on Good Day DePaul. Read the full story here. A Chinese restaurant owner, pharmacist/drag queen, study abroad student, science professor, and a politician. Everyone is affected by Covid-19. After being appointed by @Pontifex for a new task force last week, @hans_zollner gave a talk about the present status of safeguarding in the church @DePaulU in association with the @archchicago. The suburbs of Harwood Heights & Norridge have been experiencing significant delivery inconveniences from @USPS. They even created a Facebook page about it. Students can access this new Food Pantry for free! Here is my package. @DePaulJOUR @DePaulDining @DePaulHousing pic.twitter.com/Cx9SaknBqr— Damita M. Menezes (@damitamenezes) February 19, 2020 This is why #RocktheClock was a huge success this year. Here is my package. @radiodepauldjs @rdpnews pic.twitter.com/3j7Zm6uJvK— Damita M. Menezes (@damitamenezes) February 5, 2020 Here is the package covering @NavyPier's #ChineseNewYear celebration. #YearoftheRat #coronavirus pic.twitter.com/T3m0hbyDWm— Damita M. Menezes (@damitamenezes) January 30, 2020 Made a small little package for a @DePaulJOUR assignment about the new restaurant on Lincoln Ave part of the @BarTakito family. #newspackage #takitostreet #chicago #TACOS pic.twitter.com/pY4u3ofY6D— Damita M. Menezes (@damitamenezes) January 22, 2020 Local eco-artists and their search for nature’s pristine amidst a climate crisis. Read the full article here.