We are getting fatter and fatter, according to a new report. In fact, adults in Illinois are fatter than ever. (Tribune)

RELATED: Here’s a cool interactive graphic showing just how fat the world is getting. (Washington Post)

In an effort to “rein in ‘unsupervised’ children,” aldermen are debating an 8:30 PM curfew for kids under 12. (Sun-Times)

Attendance at Taste of Chicago was down 11 percent this year. Theories include a lack of fireworks and big-name bands. Or perhaps people have gotten wise to the fact that an $11 churro is a rip-off. (Sun-Times)