Rob Carroll is a music and pop culture writer based in central Illinois. His work has appeared in several publications throughout the suburban Chicago area including the Northwest Herald and the Daily Chonicle. Rob also is a published author having produced two books chronicling the history of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field. In his free time, Rob enjoys collecting vinyl, live music, photography and trying (and failing) to keep up with his kids.
First Look at Walmart’s Pricey Makeover to Attract Shoppers
They're calling it the "Walmart of the Future."
Check Your Accounts: Multiple Banks Throttled By Deposit Delays
Customers of several banks including Chase, Bank of America and others were missing deposits after a "manual error" with the processing system.
Police Officers Answer 911 Call From Boy Who Just Wanted Hug (WATCH)
The boy thought he had a good reason to call-in an emergency.
Mom Demands Explanation for Grocery Store’s Ridiculous Minion Cake Fail
One commenter said it looks like a "beach themed hamburger."
Police Department Takes Graduation Ceremony to Hospital for New Dad
The recruit had to leave the ceremony's rehearsal to rush to the hospital.
Why a Loose Light Bulb Means You Should Immediately Lock Your Door
A security expert says there could be more to the story than a faulty light fixture.
2023 Christmas Tree Prices Will Likely Increase for These Reasons
Industry experts say Christmas tree farms and lots will be jacking up prices for 2023 after string of challenging years.
Why People Are Suddenly Storing Toilet Paper in Their Refrigerators
Apparently the bathroom isn't the only place you'll find toilet paper in some homes.
World’s Oldest McDonald’s Is Like Eating in a Time Capsule (PHOTOS)
Retro characters, a walk-up counter and a museum make this one of the most unique dining experiences for McDonald's lovers.
Sorry, Stoplights Won’t Change Faster If Drivers Do This At Intersections
Every driver should know not to do this.
Beloved Ramen Brand to Majorly Change How You Cook Its Noodles
It might even save you some time, too.
Terrified TikToker Bursts Into Tears After Spider Is Removed From Ear: WATCH
She has made some serious changes to her sleeping habits after this incident.
Georgia Restaurant Charges Family Extra for ‘Being Unable to Parent’
The policy is getting attention following a viral post on Reddit. The family says they were approached by the owner and informed of the $50 charge.
States Where Aliens Are Most Likely to Land (According to Movies)
Some parts of the U.S. are more likely to be visited by aliens than others if movies are any indication of what we can expect from extra-terrestrials.
Winter Weather Forecast: How Bad is it Going to Get This Year?
Winter could see some unexpected twists on typical weather conditions across the U.S. this year.