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Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent

Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member....

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent

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Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member. Ernesto Godinez was convicted Monday of the May 2018 shooting of Kevin Crump as he and other agents were installin...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and hidden in a closet for at least three years, a prosecutor announced that she plans to add a special circumstance allegation of torture if the case proc...
03:34, 2019-06-19

New York jury begins deliberations in trial of accused cult founder Jurors on Wednesday began deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
16:51, 2019-06-19

Lori Lightfoot Begins Dismantling Chicago’s Corrupt Aldermanic System Her First Day in Office It’s a new dawn, a new day, and Lori Lightfoot did not come here to play. On day one of her new position as the first black woman to lead Chicago as mayor, Lightfoot is bringing a swift end to Chicago’s tradition of “aldermanic privilege” that granted council members sweeping veto power over zoning ...
22:00, 2019-05-27

U.S. Border agent accused of calling migrants 'savages' before knocking one over A U.S. Border Patrol agent had called migrants "subhuman" and "savages" in text messages weeks before he knocked over a migrant with a pickup truck, according to federal court documents....
17:34, 2019-05-21

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump administration initiative pushing for home procedures....
17:17, 2019-07-17

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone on trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
13:00, 2019-05-29

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
02:34, 2019-06-18

Trial begins against Istanbul head of opposition party ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against the leader of an opposition party in Istanbul on numerous charges, including insulting the country’s president, has been adjourned until July 18. Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the secular Republican People’s Party in the city is on trial for social media...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Justices to Hear Case of U.S. Agent’s Shooting of Teenager Across the Mexican Border The Supreme Court also issued a decision limiting suits against the police by people claiming retaliatory arrests for exercising their First Amendment rights....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Trial of Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants begins TUCSON – The trial of an Arizona activist charged with harboring undocumented migrants illegally began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tucson. Scott Daniel Warren /Arizona State University/ Courtesy: NBC News Dr. Scott Warren is accused of harboring migrants, and conspiring to harbor and t...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Jury begins deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury began deliberations on Monday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL after closing arguments in which prosecutors said the defendant's own words proved his guilt and the defense cited a lack of physical evidence to support the charges....
03:34, 2019-07-02

Jury selection begins at trial of Chinese scholar's slaying A federal judge began vetting would-be jurors Monday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois physics student charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting Chinese scholar....
05:17, 2019-06-04

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
17:51, 2019-06-11

Man gets 35 years in Chicago dispatcher’s shooting death CHICAGO (AP) — A man convicted of murder last year in the death of a Chicago dispatcher who wasn’t the intended target has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Yvonne Nelson had just stepped out of a coffee shop near Chicago Police Department headquarters when Javion Harris shot her in May 20...
03:51, 2019-06-21

Tech on trial: House panel begins review of market power WASHINGTON (AP) — Big Tech is about to become big politics in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday will launch its investigation into the market dominance of Silicon Valley’s biggest names, including Facebook, Google and Amazon. The hearing will look at the impact of the tech g...
07:01, 2019-06-11

Trial begins in case of young Canadian couple killed in 1987 EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jurors in Washington state are hearing about the mysterious final days of a young Canadian couple found slain in 1987 — as well as the novel method authorities used to make an arrest three decades later. William Earl Talbott II wasn’t arrested until last year, when author...
20:34, 2019-06-14

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
00:34, 2019-07-16

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-15

Trial begins with high stakes for U.S.-Turkey ties, ex-Trump adviser Flynn In a court case that could further strain U.S. relations with Turkey and weigh on the sentencing of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, a criminal trial began on Monday involving a former Iranian-American business partner of Flynn....
20:51, 2019-07-15

Hearing Begins In Case Of Marines Accused Of Kerala Fishermen's Murder An international arbitration court on Monday began hearing Italy's request to direct India to drop all criminal charges against two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the......
06:34, 2019-07-09

Chicago Police Board Fires 4 Officers Accused of Covering Up Laquan McDonald's Murder An independent civilian board voted Thursday night to fire four Chicago police officers for their involvement in covering up the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald....
19:17, 2019-07-19

Four Chicago cops fired for cover-up of officer’s fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald Four Chicago cops accused of covering up a white officer’s fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald in 2014 have been fired by the city’s police force. McDonald’s killing, which was captured on police video camera, sparked months of protests and became emblematic of longstanding police abuse in ...
18:00, 2019-07-19

Chicago Judge Accused of Asking a Court Reporter ‘How Much’ for Sex, Attempting to Kiss a Cop in a #MeToo Case of Judicial Proportions In a case of #MeToo at the judicial level, a Chicago judge abused his power with a series of women with whom he came into contact on the job, including asking a court reporter “how much money” it would take for her to have sex with him, trying to kiss a police officer, and making sexually disparagin...
03:17, 2019-06-07

4 Chicago cops fired for allegedly covering up fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald Four Chicago police officers were fired for allegedly covering up the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald by officer Jason Van Dyke.        ...
16:17, 2019-07-19

Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager The Chicago Police Board voted to fire a sergeant and three officers for their alleged roles in covering up the 2014 fatal police shooting of a black teenager....
10:17, 2019-07-19

Trial set for ex-driver accused of abusing disabled girl OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former Mississippi bus driver accused of sitting on and threatening to kill a disabled child. The Sun Herald reports Antioinette Jane Raymond is set to go to court in November. The former St. Martin Middle School bus driver opted for a tria...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Undocumented LA mom on trial, accused of mistreating sorely malnourished son An undocumented Los Angeles woman is on trial for murder and child abuse – her malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead weighing 34 pounds in a closet, according to a report....
06:34, 2019-06-19

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
19:51, 2019-07-12

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert about him. More than seven months after......
09:17, 2019-06-04

Jury to begin deliberating in trial of accused sex cult founder Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
15:34, 2019-06-19

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close BERLIN (AP) — Defense closing arguments are getting underway in the case of a former nurse accused of killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany. Prosecutors have already asked for life in prison for Niels Hoegel, 42, for the killings at a hospital in Oldenburg between 1999 and 2002 a...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Trial of Navy SEAL accused of killing prisoner set for June SAN DIEGO (AP) — The court martial of a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic state prisoner under his care in Iraq in 2017 is scheduled to start June 10. Navy spokesman Brian O’Rourke says the trial should last about two weeks. It had been scheduled to start Tuesday, but that date was pushed bac...
00:51, 2019-05-25

The Latest: Kelly accused of paying off victim in 2008 trial Singer R. Kelly is charged with paying off a victim and her family to get them to deny that a video at the center of his 2008 pornography trial depicted sex acts between Kelly and the minor girl...
19:01, 2019-07-12

Woman accused of beating mom over game volume to stand trial YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A woman will stand trial on allegations she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older woman was listening to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game too loudly on the radio. A judge ruled Wednesday that Delores Amorino was competent to stand trial. But the j...
15:00, 2019-05-23

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
14:00, 2019-06-12

Crenshaw says SEAL accused of war crimes should stand trial before potential pardon Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Tx.) says a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan should stand trial before President Trump considers him for a pardon, according to a report. He served in the SEALs for 10 years and lost his eye in Afghanistan to an IED....
12:34, 2019-05-22

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from privacy experts and local residents.The network of ...
00:00, 2019-06-12

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life....
08:00, 2019-05-31

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drug maker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
15:51, 2019-05-28

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
19:34, 2019-05-28

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper are asking for his trial to be held in two parts, to determine guilt or innocence separately from whether his mental state made him not criminally responsible. Jarrod Ramos’ attorneys made the requ...
23:17, 2019-06-10

Agent: Free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel could be ready in a week Scott Boras, the agent for free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel, believes his client will be ready to pitch at the Major League level within a week of signing with a team....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defense team's emails....
05:17, 2019-06-04

The Accused Gunman in the New Zealand Mosque Shooting Has Pleaded Not Guilty (CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May. The courtroom was filled with 80 survivors and family members o...
09:51, 2019-06-14

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Accused To Hear New Charges In Court Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
10:17, 2019-06-13

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleged slaying. Military judge Aaron Rugh freed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after a defense attorney accused prosecutors of attempting to tr...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Man accused of funding David Ortiz shooting is drug trafficker: reports The man who allegedly footed the $7,800 bill for the failed hit on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is a convicted drug trafficker, according to local media reports. Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota — who is still at large — was named by prosecutors Monday as the money man behind the June 9 oper...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Gunman accused of shooting ex admits he lied about aiming at bear, authorities say A Virginia man was arrested Tuesday, accused of deliberately shooting his former boyfriend despite initially telling investigators he had been aiming at a bear....
14:34, 2019-05-30

Colorado School Shooting: Accused Transgender Sought Revenge For Bullying A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court......
16:17, 2019-06-21

Dominican police say they've arrested man accused of being behind David Ortiz shooting Víctor Hugo Gómez is accused of ordering the killing of his cousin, Sixto David Fernández. Authorities say hit men confused Ortiz with Fernández.       ...
14:34, 2019-06-29

Indianapolis judges shooting investigation shrouded in mystery as those accused are still not charged The investigation into the May 1 shootings of two judges outside of a White Castle restaurant in Indianapolis is now shrouded in mystery as charges still have not been filed against those accused in the attack – and details are only trickling out through hearings on a separate drunken-driving case....
21:17, 2019-05-31

Rapper Nipsey Hussle and accused killer talked about snitching before shooting: media Rapper Nipsey Hussle and the man accused of killing him talked about "snitching" before the rap star was shot dead, according to court documents released Thursday, media reports said....
11:00, 2019-06-28

Transgender teen accused in deadly Colorado school shooting wanted revenge A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court documents released on Thursday showed....
10:34, 2019-06-21

Nipsey Hussle shooting suspect Eric Holder indicted for death of rapper, heads to trial A grand jury indicted Eric Holder for the shooting death of rapper Nipsey Hussle, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Dutch prosecutors: ‘Strong indication’ that man accused of fatally shooting 4 on a tram in March had terrorist motive BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch prosecutors: ‘Strong indication’ that man accused of fatally shooting 4 on a tram in March had terrorist motive. The post Dutch prosecutors: ‘Strong indication’ that man accused of fatally shooting 4 on a tram in March had terrorist motive appeared first...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Agent: Kings' Barnes to become unrestricted FA Harrison Barnes will forgo the final year of his $94 million contract with the Kings and enter a marketplace that includes 10 teams with over $20 million in salary cap space this summer....
21:00, 2019-06-18

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May 13 from an alleged sexual assault victim that involved Border Patrol agent, Steven Charles Holmes. T...
03:51, 2019-05-23

NBA free agent tracker: All the biggest moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
23:34, 2019-07-01

2019 NBA free agent tracker: Following every big-name signing The market is open. There are a lot of big names available for 2019 NBA free agency, and where they end up could re-shape the league as everyone knows it. Kevin Durant is the league’s biggest domino and he’ll likely set the tone despite a torn Achilles that will keep him sidelined for th...
23:17, 2019-06-30

| Agent seeks quick fix for 'respectful' Pogba Paul Pogba's agent hopes that a breakthrough in negotiations that benefits "all parties" will soon be made regarding the Manchester United midfielder's future....
16:17, 2019-07-09

Sources: Horford to be unrestricted free agent Celtics center Al Horford will not exercise the $30.1 million option on his 2019-20 contract and will become an unrestricted free agent, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
21:00, 2019-06-18

Agent: Chargers' Gordon wants trade if no deal Chargers running back Melvin Gordon wants to be traded if he doesn't receive a new deal from the Chargers, agent Fletcher Smith told ESPN's Adam Schefter....
19:34, 2019-07-11

New agent rule leaves Div. II player in limbo Glenville State's Phil Bledsoe's playing status is in limbo after he discovered that the new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential doesn't apply to Division II players....
15:51, 2019-05-29

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins and a kill-on-sight target of the Mossad. The 33-year-old Salameh was tall, dark and fashionable, e...
00:51, 2019-06-09

Pogba, De Ligt agent goes to CAS to overturn ban from soccer LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport says soccer agent Mino Raiola, whose clients include Paul Pogba and Matthijs de Ligt, seeks an urgent verdict to overturn his three-month ban. CAS says it aims to give a verdict by early July in Raiola’s appeal aga...
21:51, 2019-06-12

US Attorney to personally prosecute alleged-FBI agent shooter The trial of a reputed Crips gangbanger accused of trying to murder an FBI agent is set to kick off in Brooklyn court Monday — and a US Attorney is taking the extremely rare step of personally prosecuting the case. The agent’s bullet-riddled car, as well as the shot-up vehicle of his suspected attac...
03:17, 2019-07-08

Giannis' ex-agent blasts Drake for trolling ways An executive at the company that represents Giannis Antetokounmpo, who used to be the Bucks star's agent in Europe, ripped rapper Drake for trolling Antetokounmpo in the Eastern Conference finals....
00:51, 2019-05-23

AOC says she confronted Border Patrol agent over ‘stealth selfie’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed Tuesday she confronted a US Customs and Border Protection agent after the agent trying to sneak a “mocking” selfie with her at Texas Border Patrol facility — following allegations she yelled at officers there “in a threatening manner.” “T...
01:34, 2019-07-03

AOC confronts McAleenan over border agent Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told lawmakers that there is an "aggressive" ongoing investigation into the secret Facebook group of current and former Border Patrol agents that sparked outrage earlier this month, responding to a question from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during ...
13:34, 2019-07-19

Feds: Indicted drug agent duped DEA into hiring him NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal narcotics officer joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help the leader of a murderous Puerto Rican drug ring become “unstoppable.” The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan alleged in new court filings this month that Fernando G...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Sources: Kyrie splits with agent, eyes Roc Nation As free agency nears, Celtics star Kyrie Irving has parted ways with longtime agent Jeff Wechsler and is expected to partner with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
08:51, 2019-06-13

Ric Flair goes on wild rant against former agent: ‘Assumed I was gonna die’ After his self-described “miracle,” Ric Flair is back and wants his money. The WWE Hall of Famer recently spent six days in a hospital for a health scare with his heart, but now he’s looking for the money that he claims his ex-agent, Melinda Morris Zanoni, stole from him. “Le...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Sources: KD, Kawhi mulling free-agent scenarios Free-agent stars Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard have been discussing scenarios that could include a future with them playing together, league sources told ESPN....
19:17, 2019-06-29

Agent says Warriors' Kevin Durant '100 percent undecided' on where he'll go Rich Kleiman, the agent of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, said the superstar is completely undecided on where he'll land as a free agent....
09:51, 2019-05-23

Yankees’ lull proving they may have to buy more free-agent groceries CLEVELAND — Just how large a shopping cart will these Yankees require to achieve their goals? CC Sabathia’s farewell to his original baseball home fizzled Saturday afternoon to the tune of an 8-4 Yankees loss at Progressive Field, as the Indians saluted the big lefty, whom they drafted in 1998, by r...
11:17, 2019-06-09

Rangers sign prized free agent Panarin The New York Rangers signed 27-year-old forward Artemi Panarin on Monday, making a splash on the first day of free agency by taking arguably the most coveted player off the market....
23:17, 2019-07-01

AP source: Celtics’ Horford to be unrestricted free agent BOSTON (AP) — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Boston Celtics center Al Horford will decline his player option for next season and become an unrestricted free agent. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Tuesday because the decision has not been ...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Free agent Amar'e Stoudemire says he has 'a lot to offer' NBA teams Former NBA big man Amar'e Stoudemire, who hopes to make an NBA comeback after spending the last two seasons in Israel, says he still has "a lot to offer" prospective NBA teams....
22:00, 2019-07-10

Former F.B.I. Agent Is Indicted in a Case Involving St. Louis’s Prosecutor The agent was hired to help investigate accusations against the former governor of Missouri. He is charged with perjury and tampering with evidence in the case....
11:51, 2019-06-18

James Dolan’s Knicks free-agent tease looks really bad now James Dolan teased everyone… and became the punchline. In March, the Knicks owner declared: “Look, New York is the mecca of basketball. We hear from people all the time, from players and representatives about who wants to come.” On Sunday, Kevin Durant confirmed he’s off to the other New...
01:34, 2019-07-01

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was filed one year after she died. It comes as the U.S...
00:17, 2019-05-25

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
17:00, 2019-07-15

How NBA championship odds changed after free-agent frenzy LAS VEGAS — A day after more than $3 billion in NBA player transactions, betting markets for the league settled into place for oddsmakers from here to New Jersey — with one major exception. On the surface, the Nets would seem to be the biggest mover and shaker with the signings of Kyrie Irving (4......
17:51, 2019-07-02

AP source: Nets make Russell restricted free agent NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the details says the Brooklyn Nets have extended a qualifying offer to D’Angelo Russell, making the point guard a restricted free agent. The decision Friday allows the Nets to match any offer Russell receives from another team. It was confirmed to The...
03:51, 2019-06-29

James Dolan Wins Big With Marquee Free Agent Signing Despite reports to the contrary on Sunday, it looks like Madison Square Garden will, in fact, be home to one of the biggest free agent signings of the summer. That’s right: Coveted former Blue Jackets winger Artemi Panarin is off the market, signing with the New York Rangers for a reported seven yea...
02:34, 2019-07-02

Gang member who shot undercover FBI agent found guilty A reputed gangbanger who cornered and then shot an undercover FBI agent has been found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn. The panel deliberated over three days before convicting Ronell Watson Wednesday on charges of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer, assault and the use of a firearm. ...
00:00, 2019-07-18

Celtics' Horford will decline player option, become free agent Boston Celtics center Al Horford is expected to decline his $30.1 million player option for the 2019-20 season and become an unrestricted free agent....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Rangers Sign Artemi Panarin, a Top Free-Agent Forward A day after the Knicks failed to land top free agents, James Dolan’s other team, the Rangers, signed a coveted player on what proved to be a frenzied day in the N.H.L....
04:17, 2019-07-02

Supreme Court to decide what happens when a U.S. border agent shoots someone on the other side There is established Supreme Court precedent that a law enforcement official can be sued for damages if they violate a person’s constitutional rights, but what if the person suing is not an American and was in another country when they were harmed?...
17:17, 2019-06-01

Bodycam shows FBI agent moments after he’s shot in Brooklyn ambush Dramatic bodycam footage played in court Tuesday shows the harrowing moment a bleeding FBI agent — shot while on an undercover stakeout in Brooklyn — desperately pleads with fellow law enforcement officers to get him to a hospital. “I’m gonna die, I’m gonna die,” FBI special ...
00:00, 2019-07-10

Ex-FBI agent in Greitens case charged with perjury, evidence tampering A former FBI agent hired by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner to help in the criminal investigation of then-Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was hit with charges of perjury and tampering with evidence Monday.  ...
04:17, 2019-06-18

NCAA clears Division II player after agent-rule mistake The NCAA has cleared Glenville State’s Phil Bledsoe for his senior season after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while maintaining college eligibility. NCAA spokeswoman St...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Semenya received invitation to Morocco race 'too late': agent Caster Semenya was invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday -- after previously saying she had been denied the right to participate in the event -- but the invitation came too late for her to get there, her agent said....
23:51, 2019-06-14

Redfin’s newest online tool cuts out the buyer’s agent As part of the program, on Redfin-listed homes, consumers are given two options: buy with an agent or make an offer without an agent using Redfin software....
12:51, 2019-06-04

Knicks sign free agent Bullock to 2-year deal Free agent Reggie Bullock, who averaged 11.3 points and 2.7 rebounds in 63 combined games for the Pistons and Lakers last season, has signed with the Knicks, his agent told ESPN....
17:51, 2019-07-16

Border agent saves migrant mother, son from Texas bee attack _____ BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and covered by thousands of bees. The agency said in a statement Friday that the agent was patrolling the Rio Grande in Brownsville, in southernmost Texas, ...
21:34, 2019-06-08

The Latest: NCAA lower divisions to evaluate new agent rule The NCAA has says Division II and Division III schools will evaluate the new rule that allows college basketball players to sign with agents but maintain college eligibility while declaring for the NBA draft        ...
21:17, 2019-05-29

Militia member arrested for impersonating US Border Patrol agent A member of an armed group known for stopping migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has been arrested after authorities charged him with impersonating a U.S. Border Patrol agent, according to court documents....
00:34, 2019-06-24

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players....
17:00, 2019-05-29

US border agent arrested in connection with several sexual assaults during 7-year span A border patrol agent was arrested in Arizona this week after several allegations of sexual assault spanning over the course of 7 years were brought against him....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Irving’s new agent, Davis’ saga: Where Nets stand in free-agency war On the eve of free agency, Kyrie Irving has changed agents. Could he end up changing teams as well, swapping out Boston for Brooklyn? The Nets sure hope so. Irving — one of the Nets’ top priorities this summer — had been represented by Jeff Wechsler for his entire career. But on Wednesday he parted....
15:00, 2019-06-13

FBI agent describes being shot during Brooklyn ambush: ‘It felt like my back exploded’ An FBI agent took the stand Wednesday at his accused shooter’s trial to describe the Dec. 2018 ambush that left him shot in the back — and convinced he was going to die. “It felt like my back exploded,” special agent Christopher Harper told jurors seated on reputed Crips memb...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Paul Pogba wants to leave Manchester United this summer, confirms agent • Paul wants to move and we’re in the process of that, says Raiola• Ole Gunnar Solskjær expects another two signings this summerPaul Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, has admitted for the first time that the midfielder is trying to force an exit from Manchester United this summer. Pogba is believed to fav...
04:51, 2019-07-06

The Warm-Up: ‘Destroy his career’ – Agent Trippier sent on Beckham revenge mission "He’s waited 21 long years, but finally an opportunity has arrived for David Beckham to get revenge on Diego Simeone. And it’s all thanks to Kieran Trippier, as Ben Snowball explains…"...
12:00, 2019-07-17

Facebook Evacuates 4 Buildings After Nerve Agent Sarin Found On Campus Facebook Inc evacuated four buildings and two people were being evaluated for possible exposure to the nerve agent sarin on Monday after a package at the social media company's Silicon Valley mail......
01:17, 2019-07-02

Facebook Mail Facility Evacuated After Report of Deadly Nerve Agent A Facebook mailing facility in the company’s home city of Menlo Park, California has been evacuated following the reported detection of sarin—a powerful and deadly nerve agent.Read more......
23:17, 2019-07-01

New York Rangers suffer apparent miscue while trying to court top free agent The New York Rangers hoped to be a big-time player in free agency this summer but an apparent pitch to one of the top players on the market appeared to have gone awry....
20:34, 2019-06-28

Athletics: Semenya receives 'late' invite to Morocco race - agent Caster Semenya has been invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday - after previously saying that she had been denied the right to participate in the event - but the invitation has come too late for her to get there, her agent said....
19:34, 2019-06-14

Nets trade 1st-round pick, pointing toward free-agent spree The Brooklyn Nets made another move pointing toward a possible free-agent spending spree, trading first-round draft pick Mfiondu Kabengele of Florida State to the Los Angeles Clippers       ...
09:00, 2019-06-21

Dolphins player Kendrick Norton involved in serious car accident, had arm amputated, agent says According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Kendrick Norton is in critical condition at Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital's trauma unit.       ...
09:51, 2019-07-05

Pogba's agent Raiola hopes for 'satisfying solution' to player's future "Paul Pogba\u0027s agent Mino Raiola hopes for a \u0027satisfying solution\u0027 to the Frenchman\u0027s future as he continues to be linked with a move away from Manchester United."...
19:00, 2019-07-09

Why Damyean Dotson thinks Knicks will be fine without free-agent splash Rehabbing Damyean Dotson, who finished the season as the Knicks’ starting shooting guard, believes the club will be fine even without a big free-agent splash. If the Knicks sign Kevin Durant, he won’t be playing next season anyway because of his torn Achilles. Dotson, who underwent shoulder su...
23:51, 2019-06-27

Virginia Beach shooter bought guns he used legally: federal agent The gunman who killed 12 people at a municipal building in Virginia Beach appears to have bought the guns he used legally, a U.S. federal agent said on Saturday....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Mavericks re-sign restricted free agent Dorian Finney-Smith The Mavericks have re-signed restricted free agent Dorian Finney-Smith on a $12 million, three-year contract, bringing back the undrafted forward for a fourth season in Dallas       ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Why fishing almost kept NBA free agent Willie Cauley-Stein from signing with the Warriors Willie Cauley-Stein has recently taken up fishing — and the hobby almost prevented him pouncing on a deal with the Golden State Warriors.       ...
15:17, 2019-07-11

Erik Karlsson Stays With the Sharks, Taking a Top Free Agent Off the Market San Jose re-signed one of the N.H.L.’s most dynamic defensemen to a $92 million, eight-year deal, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment....
22:34, 2019-06-17

Nets sign Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg as undrafted free agent Former Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg posted Friday night on social media that he will join the Nets as an undrafted free agent. “I asked God to take over as a kid,” Massinburg wrote. “He then said “Watch me work”. Thankful for the opportunity @brooklynnets let’s get it‼️” He averaged...
10:34, 2019-06-22

Yankees favorites to land free-agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel Former Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel may not be a free agent much longer. The New York Yankees have reportedly emerged as the front-runner to sign the two-time All-Star....
07:34, 2019-06-05

Records show border patrol agent called migrants “subhuman” PHOENIX (AP) — A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants “savages” and “subhuman” the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say. Court documents filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court in Tucson say Agent...
16:01, 2019-05-21

15-Year-Old Girl Says a Border Patrol Agent Sexually Assaulted Her at an Arizona Camp A 15-year-old migrant girl says a border agent sexually assaulted her during what was supposed to be a routine pat down at a Yuma, Arizona facility....
22:34, 2019-07-10

Border Patrol agent disputes Nadler, AOC criticisms, says detention facilities are 'not inhumane' Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, both Democrats from New York, were wrong when they claimed migrants are held in degrading conditions, according to a regional Border Patrol chief....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Revealed: anti-nerve agent drug was used for first time in UK to save novichok victim Drug saved Charlie Rowley, ambulance service reveals, amid concern for long-term effects on paramedicsParamedics saved the life of one of the Wiltshire novichok victims by administering an anti-nerve agent drug at the scene that had never been used on a patient before in the UK, it can be revealed.T...
16:17, 2019-07-08

Facebook Buildings Evacuated After Mail Tests Positive for Sarin Nerve Agent MENLO PARK, Calif. — A Facebook mail processing warehouse near company headquarters was evacuated Monday as officials work to determine what caused mail to test positive for the nerve agent sarin. Menlo Park Fire Marshal Jon Johnston said Monday that incoming mail undergoing routine processing...
23:34, 2019-07-01

Border Patrol agent rescues Guatemalan mother and son attacked by a swarm of bees A Guatemalan woman and her 8-year-old son were rescued in Texas after thousands of bees attacked them near the border, US Customs and Border Protection officials said....
01:00, 2019-06-09

Glenville State aims to clear player amid agent-rule mistake Glenville State is working to clear Phil Bledsoe after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new NCAA rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while maintaining college eligibility. Compliance coordinator Bill Lilly told The As...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets. The post Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:34, 2019-07-01

Border agent saves migrant woman, son after finding them covered in 'thousands of bees' A border agent is being hailed a hero after officials say he rescued a migrant woman and her son, 8, after finding them covered in “thousands of bees.”...
23:34, 2019-06-08

Russian oligarch says he spent $20M after McCabe asked him to help free retired FBI agent from Iran A Russian oligarch caught in the crosshairs of Robert Mueller’s Russia probe says he spent over $20 million of his own money at the behest of Andrew McCabe, the fired deputy of the bureau, on a mission – that was later scuttled – to free a retired FBI agent captured in Iran....
18:34, 2019-07-03

Free-agent CB Rashard Robinson suspended 10 games by NFL for substance abuse violation Free-agent cornerback Rashard Robinson has been suspended by the NFL for a second time, this time for 10 games on a substance abuse violation.       ...
02:34, 2019-07-18

US attorney tells jury crips member who shot FBI agent ‘intended to kill’ U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue himself urged a jury Monday to convict a man accused of shooting an on-duty FBI agent in the back. “If I were to walk up behind Mr. Navarro right now and shoot him in the back, you’d think ‘he just tried to kill that guy,'” Donoghue said of his ...
01:34, 2019-07-16

Secret Service Agent Claims He Was Targeted While on Duty by Park Police Because He’s Black A retired former Secret Service agent has filed a federal lawsuit accusing two Park Police officers in the D.C. metro area of stopping him and detaining him because he is black....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Manchester United “respect” despite the midfielder’s determination to force himself out of the club, according to his agent, Mino Raiola.The 26-year-old h...
15:00, 2019-07-09

Supreme Court to hear case of Mexican teenager killed by border patrol agent The question before the justices in the case is when federal law enforcement officers can be sued for civil rights violations in cases where there is no other legal remedy....
20:34, 2019-05-28

Bryan Robson urges Paul Pogba to ignore transfer talk, agent and focus on Man Utd Bryan Robson believes agents have too much influence on modern players and the Manchester United great hopes wantaway midfielder Paul Pogba continues to knuckle down amid ongoing speculation....
16:17, 2019-07-14

‘Agent Smith’ malware replaces legit Android apps with fake ones on 25 million devices Researchers from cybersecurity vendor Check Point have discovered a new kind of mobile malware targeting Android devices. Dubbed Agent Smith, the malware has been found to exploit known weaknesses in the Android operating system to replace legitimate installed apps on the device with malicious versi...
19:34, 2019-07-10

Police: Border Patrol agent Steven Holmes sexually abused 3 women over 7 years Arizona authorities say they've charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent with several counts of sexual assault after at least three women said they were victimized over a seven-year period....
21:34, 2019-05-23

Report: Kyrie Irving cuts ties with longtime agent as free agency nears With free agency approaching, Kyrie Irving has cut ties with his longtime agent and is expected to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, per ESPN.       ...
16:17, 2019-06-13

Capitals make qualifying offer to restricted free agent forward Andre Burakovsky Burakovsky’s salary last season was $3.25 million, so his qualifying offer has to match that. It’s considered a slight overpay for a player whose production has leveled off over the past two seasons....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Winners and losers: NHL free agent signings have produced mixed results in recent years Signing unrestricted free agents has been an effective strategy for some and disastrous for others. Here's a look at the returns on biggest ones.       ...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Border Patrol Agent Asks 3-Year-Old Girl to Pick a Parent in Family Separation When Border Patrol agents started taking her father away in a family separation, she began to cry, and was told "you said [you want to go] with mom."...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Secret Service agent, who served on presidential detail, dies in kayaking incident: officials A veteran U.S. Secret Service agent who served on the Presidential Protective Detail died Saturday after a her kayak capsized in a Maryland river. She was 39....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash online....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Texas Border Agent Allegedly Sexually Harassed Mother of Child Held in Detention Center A border agent who worked at a child detention facility in Clint, TX allegedly sent harassing messages to the mother of a 12-year-old child who was detained where he worked, according to the Washington Post. The mother filed a complaint with Customs and Border Protection about the alleged incident....
06:17, 2019-07-18

Maurizio Sarri's agent flies in for Chelsea talks as Juventus move proves tempting Maurizio Sarri's representative Alessandro Pellegrini has joined influential agent Fali Ramadani in London to hold talks with Chelsea on Friday over the coach's future at Stamford Bridge....
15:34, 2019-05-31

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation, so the pitcher will skip the amateur draft and sign long-term deal in Japan.        ...
22:34, 2019-05-23

Theresa May offers Putin icy hand-shake at G20 summit in first meeting since Salisbury nerve agent attack A stone-faced Theresa May delivered an icy greeting to Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday as they met for the first time since last year’s Salisbury poisoning....
17:00, 2019-06-28

'Jerry Maguire' agent says US women put federation in 'a very difficult bargaining position' amid equal pay fight The U.S. women's soccer team's blockbuster performance in the World Cup puts the federation in a tough spot amid criticism of the sport's gender pay gap, according to Leigh Steinberg....
02:00, 2019-07-09

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of the woman he claimed to be his wife saw an incoming message from another person thanking her for the “best sex ever,” prosecutors say....
21:17, 2019-07-19

Matthijs de Ligt to Juventus: Barcelona unwilling to meet agent Mino Raiola's demands Barcelona are set to miss out on one of their main summer transfer targets as Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt closes in on a €75million move to Juventus....
15:34, 2019-06-28

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
10:51, 2019-06-09

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
04:17, 2019-06-13

Chicago-area man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case. Federal prosecutors in Chicago said Monday that 32-year-old Deronarte Norwood of North Chicago sent a 15-year-old girl to have sex with strangers, left her alone in hotel rooms a...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Deadliest weekend for Chicago in 2019 Over the weekend 52 people in the city were shot, eight of them fatally, and two people were stabbed to death.        ...
01:51, 2019-06-04

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
23:17, 2019-06-03

The NHL offseason begins: Where 31 NHL teams go from here Now that the NHL has crowned its Stanley Cup champion, here’s what’s next for the 31 teams as the offseason begins:       ...
16:51, 2019-06-14

Devils’ fun really begins after Ray Shero does it again Three years ago, Taylor Hall from the Oilers. Two nights ago, Jack Hughes at first overall. One day ago, P.K. Subban from the Predators. You can call New Jersey general manager Ray Shero, Big Play Ray. Subban, acquired in exchange for spare parts and a pair of second-rounders in a cap-clearing salar...
03:51, 2019-06-23

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesday morning when two bullets struck the vehicle. Aut...
17:51, 2019-05-22

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving a woman who was underage when the alleged abuse occurred, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison...
02:17, 2019-05-31

Chicago police confirm alligator in lagoon Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4- to 5-foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks. (July 10)        ...
00:00, 2019-07-11

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious against him. Cook County prosecutors charged the Grammy award-winning singer with four counts of aggrava...
04:34, 2019-05-31

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)        ...
23:51, 2019-07-05

Chicago, make a commitment to Always Be My Maybe early and for free Sure, technically you could wait two days and see the Ali Wong/Randall Park rom-com Always Be My Maybe at home on your couch on Netflix. But we’re giving away passes to an advance VIP screening of the film on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 PM at the Davis Theater (4614 N. Lincoln Ave.), and we think it w...
04:34, 2019-05-23

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-07

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Jose Quintana and Chicago Eight champions were crowned in the National Spelling Bee when the judges ran out of words and ESPN ran out of time. “Krzyzewski,” used in a sentence, would have broken the tie. … Rumors swirling that Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade, who became a USC student when her parents correctly spe...
22:17, 2019-06-01

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured 5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoonReptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zooThe alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he was no match for an expert the city shipped in fro...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Crash spills cocoa on highway near Chicago A crash involving two semi-trucks scattered cocoa powder and batteries on a freeway in northwestern Indiana and caused a massive traffic jam. (June 14)        ...
03:00, 2019-06-15

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois. (July 16)        ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and replaced him with the a...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
11:34, 2019-05-24

Liftoff: the new race to the moon begins With Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and others making plans, the race is on to put people back on the moonFor Nasa employee Ryan Zeigler, the prospect of astronauts returning to the moon got real in late April. He took a call in his Houston laboratory from the space agency’s headquarters in Was...
18:17, 2019-05-27

Fed Begins Debate On Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June One month ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer. Now officials face a darker economic outlook, making such a move possible....
22:17, 2019-06-06

FC Tucson begins over-month-roadstand TUCSON – After FC Tucson’s 3-1 win over Toronto FC II on Wednesday, July 3, it’ll be a number of weeks before the Old Pueblo’s hometown pro soccer team plays at Kino Sports Complex again. FC Tucson’s next home game is on August 24 against Orlando City B. ...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Active Weather Begins Wednesday The hot, sunny, comfortable, and quiet forecast will be coming to an end midweek. Better chances for rain and storms are expected for many days starting Wednesday. As for now, things remain pleasant outside. The southerly wind shift has taken our temperatures up into the upper 70s/low 80s. Dew point...
21:51, 2019-06-04

The test for this Knicks administration begins now The Knicks’ rhetoric about top players wanting to be here because of a new culture, vibe and an engaging head coach in David Fizdale gets put to the test starting Sunday evening at 6 p.m. Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard and Kyrie Irving officially become free agents, and the Knicks have room for two max...
13:34, 2019-06-30

DuPont begins new life after more than 2 centuries WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — It’s a new day for one of America’s oldest companies. The DuPont company began making gunpowder more than two centuries ago on the banks of the Brandywine River in northern Delaware. It’s now the “new” DuPont, becoming an independent company agai...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Nintendo’s Bowser begins his reign The new president overseeing Nintendo of America faces the challenge of keeping the company's business thriving while living up to the legacy of his beloved predecessor, Reggie Fils-Aimé....
23:00, 2019-06-19

Photos: WorldPride Begins in New York New York City is hosting this year’s WorldPride celebration and commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion. From parades to drag shows, here are scenes from the week....
18:51, 2019-06-27

Explosion of trades before NBA draft even begins The draft hasn’t yet begun. The deals already have. The Pelicans added to their Anthony Davis draft haul by sending the No. 4 overall pick acquired from the Lakers to the Hawks in exchange for the eighth, 17th and 35th picks, according to ESPN. The Pelicans are also sending Solomon Hill — owed...
01:00, 2019-06-21

400bhp+ Mercedes-AMG GLB 45 SUV begins testing Four-wheel-drive rival to the Audi RS Q3 is set for UK deliveries in 2020; first spy shots have emerged Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division has kicked off testing of the new GLB 45 4Matic on public roads some 12 months before its planned showroom debut. The new Audi RS Q3 rival is differentiated from sta...
12:00, 2019-05-24

The Birtley takeover begins in Minsk Including the outstanding McCormack twins, four Birtley boxers make up a third of the GB boxing team going to the European Games this week, writes Mark Staniforth The post The Birtley takeover begins in Minsk appeared first on Boxing News....
04:17, 2019-06-18

Three stabbed in fight at July Fourth celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago and more than a dozen were injured as many of the crowd fled, police and media reports said on Friday....
18:17, 2019-07-05

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
21:34, 2019-06-03

Real Salt Lake, Chicago Fire play to 1-1 tie BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty kick in the 33rd minute to help Real Salt Lake tie the Chicago Fire 1-1 on Saturday night. The free kick was set up when Mohammed Adams was called for a hand ball in the penalty area. Rusnak has six goals this season. Chicago struck early whe...
11:51, 2019-06-23

$5M grant to pay for Chicago library branch at Obama center CHICAGO (AP) — The MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago-based nonprofit made the announcement Monday, saying the money will help pay for construction at the planned site of former President Barack Ob...
19:34, 2019-06-03

3 stabbed, 16 injured during fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier Three people were stabbed and at least 16 others were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following Fourth of July fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier, police said....
13:17, 2019-07-05

Chicago mom fatally shot while shielding baby from gunfire A young Chicago mom was fatally shot was while shielding her 1-year-old daughter from gunfire outside her home, police said. Brittany Hill, 24, had just gotten out of a car and was holding her girl when someone opened fire from a silver Chevrolet Impala at around 8:50 a.m. Tuesday in a neighborhood ...
20:34, 2019-05-29

Chicago, stay up with Late Night early and for free Amazon Studios is preparing to launch Late Night, a new fantasy starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling set in a faraway world where not only a woman hosts her own network late-night series, but hires another woman with no connections or experience to write for said series. What will they think of n...
21:34, 2019-05-29

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
23:51, 2019-06-27

Lear stays put to supply Ford plant in Chicago Lear has made Ford seats in Hammond, Ind., for a quarter of a century. Other nearby locations tried to lure the supplier's newest plant investment, but Lear stayed put....
08:00, 2019-06-08

Alligator on the loose: Chicago searches for roaming reptile Authorities, aided by a volunteer named Alligator Bob, are trying to trap the animal spotted swimming in a city lagoonAll eyes in Chicago on Wednesday were on a man named Alligator Bob, who was paddling around a lagoon in the city searching for – well, you can guess.Alligators are, safe to say, not ...
01:34, 2019-07-11

Chicago, swing in to Spider-Man: Far From Home early and for free Hope you’re caught up on your Avengers movies, because Spider-Man: Far From Home, the latest in the ongoing adventures of everyone’s favorite radioactive teenage nerd, picks up where Avengers: Endgame left off. In the film, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is adrift after losing his superhero mentor—who w...
23:00, 2019-06-21

Chicago is preparing for a Gold Cup final that’ll feature USA vs. Mexico NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half, and the United States beat Jamaica 3-1 on Wednesday night for a berth against Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Weston McKennie also scored for the Americans, who face El Tri at Chicago on Sunday night in the final...
12:00, 2019-07-04

Chicago's democratic socialists promise change as they take office Democratic socialists now make up more than 10% of Chicago’s city council, potentially wielding considerable influenceOn a recent sunny evening, residents of Chicago’s 33rd ward packed a small office on the city’s north-west side to meet their new alderman: democratic socialist Rossana Rodriguez-San...
09:51, 2019-06-29

Alligator spotted in Chicago park lagoon: cops An alligator is living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s busiest city parks — and officials are working early Wednesday to remove the creature, police said. The gator — estimated to be between 4 and 5 feet long — was first spotted at the Humboldt Park Lagoon on the city’s West Side early Tuesday......
18:00, 2019-07-10

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching the rhino and her calf remotely using cameras to ...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
00:17, 2019-06-15

Flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turns back twice EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turned back twice, apparently because of the same faulty mechanical-problem warning. Flight 3880 took off from El Paso International Airport two times Monday for Chicago only to return to the airport. The flight had 76...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Chicago officer not punished for racist slur about Obama CHICAGO (AP) — Records show that a white Chicago police sergeant was never punished for using a racist slur about then-President Barack Obama more than three years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Superintendent Eddie Johnson wanted Jack Axium to receive a nine-month suspensio...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiatives. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-...
15:51, 2019-06-03

University of Chicago to create molecular engineering school CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago says it will be the first U.S. university to create a school of molecular engineering, thanks to a $100 million donation. The university announced Tuesday that the new school will be known as the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. It will be supported ...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
01:17, 2019-06-06

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by The Associated Press and other outlets Wednesday ev...
08:51, 2019-06-06

How a Chicago librarian took down Jeopardy star James Holzhauer Emma Boettcher had never heard of Holzhauer or his $2.46m winning streak before facing him on stageEmma Boettcher had never even heard of Jeopardy phenomenon James Holzhauer before she beat him on Monday night’s episode of the celebrated US quiz show, defeating him before he could break the $2.52m r...
22:34, 2019-06-04

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
23:17, 2019-07-16

Floor coating replaced at Chicago skyscraper attraction A popular attraction at Chicago's tallest building was closed temporarily after minor cracking was found in the protective coating of its glass floor....
16:51, 2019-06-13

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis Tungekar. Authorities say the 64-year-old Tungekar was injured two days before his death by Lu, who...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Chicago alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ has finally been caught Chicago’s wayward alligator, Chance the Snapper was finally captured early Tuesday after spending a week on the lam, hooked by a “gator whisperer” from Florida — who used a regular fishing rod and reel to get the job done. The 5-foot-3 reptile that captured the Windy CityR...
23:51, 2019-07-16

Chicago police investigating ‘unauthorized’ video release CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating after video was posted online showing the shooting death of a woman who was shielding her toddler from gunfire. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi released a statement Sunday night calling the video’s release “unauthorized.” Guglielmi...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.        ...
14:00, 2019-07-20

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your sandals hit the pavement....
04:51, 2019-07-18

R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
01:34, 2019-07-15

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion. Edward M. Burke is a 50-year veteran of the City Council, making him one of the most powerful in its history. Howev...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Chicago in NL Central grudge match The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is Sunday, and history will be made. For the first time the Mayor of New York City will not be there. Bill de Blasio, his campaign on fire, will be in Iowa instead. In addition to the state’s Democratic convention, Bill will be attending the Strawberry Rhubarb...
02:17, 2019-06-10

Mourners gather for Chicago woman whose baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners, some carrying flowers and balloons, have gathered for the funeral of a Chicago woman who authorities say was strangled and her baby cut from her womb. Nineteen-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez was remembered as a tireless, loving mother at the funeral Saturday ...
01:51, 2019-05-26

We're pleased to introduce Chicago's very own alligator, "Chance The Snapper" There is, we’re duty bound to tell you, a goddamned alligator in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon. It’s swimming around, peeking its creepy prehistoric eyes out of the water, and, by doing nothing more than being an alligator in Chicago, quickly establishing itself as one of the city’s most notable ce...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Car2Go theft in Chicago is a lesson for car-sharing business Car2Go's car-sharing fiasco with Mercedes thefts in Chicago accentuates the ugly truth of connectivity and digitalization: Anyone who uses a computer or smartphone device that's connected to the Internet is susceptible to the threats that cybercriminals pose....
23:51, 2019-07-11

Chicago, let Yesterday make all your troubles seem so far away early and for free It sounds like the premise of a Black Mirror episode: A guy named Jack (Himesh Patel) wakes up one morning and realizes that, somehow, he’s the only person on Earth who can remember who the Beatles were, or any of their hit songs. He then does what a lot of us would do in that situation, namely tell...
20:17, 2019-06-20

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Police: 3 passengers shot on Chicago city bus after argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an argument aboard a Chicago city bus led to a shooting that injured three passengers, two of them teenagers. Authorities say a 35-year-old man pulled out a handgun and fired several shots after a quarrel escalated between him and two other passengers on the Chicago Transit...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed by President Donald Trump to conduct pre-dawn raids...
04:17, 2019-06-22

The Latest: Thunderstorms end Chicago Pride Parade early NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on parades and marches throughout the country celebrating Pride (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Chicago police say the remainder of the city’s Pride Parade has been canceled as thunderstorms roll through the area. The department tweeted the message about three hours aft...
22:34, 2019-06-30

400bhp+ Mercedes-AMG GLB45 SUV begins testing Four-wheel drive rival to the Audi RS Q3 is set for UK deliveries in 2020, and first spyshots have emerged Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division has kicked off testing of the new GLB45 4Matic on public roads some 12 months before its planned showroom debut. The Audi RS Q3 rival is differentiated from stand...
07:51, 2019-05-24

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission presidency. Many are unhappy with the process of her nomination....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Race to succeed UK PM May begins with ten candidates nominated Ten candidates were nominated in the contest to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and prime minister, the party's 1922 Committee said on Monday....
22:51, 2019-06-10

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assembly's next speaker....
11:00, 2019-07-03

Amazon's Prime Day Sale Begins Next Week: What You Should Know Amazon's Prime Day 2019 sale begins next week and we've prepared a simple guide to help you with all the information you need before this year's Prime Day sale event....
12:34, 2019-07-12

A New Legend Begins in the First Trailer for Netflix's The Witcher We’ve had teases. We’ve had butt shots. But now, it’s finally time for us to properly introduce ourselves to Henry Cavill’s take on Geralt of Rivia, best known to fans of the CD Projekt Red RPG series and Andrzej Sapkowski novels as the Witcher....
03:00, 2019-07-20

Summer begins with a triple digit drought TUCSON – It seems like by the time Summer officially arrives, it has felt like Summer for many weeks. Well Summer began today and the high temperature in the City of Tucson topped off at 99 degrees: 3 ticks below average. We are also averaging 6 fewer 100 degree days up to this point in the ca...
10:51, 2019-06-22

Inquiry begins after police filmed pinning down man ‘having a fit’ Video shows man saying ‘I can’t breathe’ while Met officers restrain him on London streetThree police officers are under investigation after they were filmed striking a man and pinning him down while he appeared to be having a fit during a traffic stop.The incident took place at about 5.30pm on a re...
19:01, 2019-07-10

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leonard things, for the Toronto Raptors to seal their...
17:51, 2019-06-14

Haggling Begins Over Who Will Succeed ECB's Mario Draghi The opaque process for finding a successor to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is coming under scrutiny as the region faces economic and political turmoil....
23:01, 2019-05-27

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisville regional. The No. 4 Flames (29-22) homered in t...
04:34, 2019-06-01

Chicago panel clears 2 white police in black man’s death CHICAGO (AP) — A review board has cleared two white Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of an African American man that led to racially charged demonstrations. Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability said in a statement Tuesday that Officers Joseph Treacy and Sgt. Thomas D...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett case in Chicago A Chicago judge on Friday ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett's discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate crime, setting up the possibility he could be criminally charged a second time, a police spokesman said....
20:17, 2019-06-21

Baby ripped from womb of murdered Chicago woman has died The baby of a murdered Chicago woman whose child was cut from her womb has died, a family spokesperson announced Friday morning. Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was strangled to death in April after arranging to get baby clothes from a woman she met on Facebook, police said. Her child, Yovanny Jadiel Lopez,...
21:17, 2019-06-14

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wouldn’t say what flight Hizzoner took from the Windy...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a White Sox fan’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Georgia’s camera found itself the victim of what was eit...
19:17, 2019-06-14

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:34, 2019-06-14

Crews search Chicago lagoon after possible alligator sighting reported CHICAGO (WMAQ) – Crews were seen searching a Chicago lagoon Tuesday after police said they received reports of a possible alligator in the water. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi wrote in a tweet Tuesday evening that the Chicago Police Department “independently confirmed the al...
03:17, 2019-07-10

Chicago Cubs unsure whether Ben Zobrist will return this season: 'Obviously, we miss him' The Chicago Cubs are bracing for the possibility that utilityman Ben Zobrist may not play the rest of the season amid a divorce from his wife Julianna Zobrist....
17:00, 2019-05-29

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported....
10:34, 2019-06-21

Chicago park shut down for search of alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ He’s a ‘gator on the lam. Chicago officials hoping to catch a wayward alligator dubbed “Chance the Snapper” have shut down a lagoon and neighboring roads after a fruitless week-long search for the croc. Animal control have been searching for Chance since he was first sighted ...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Chicago experiences most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shot, 10 killed 10 died this past weekend in what Chicago's police chief called a "despicable level of violence."        ...
01:51, 2019-06-04

Chicago police confirm an alligator is living in a city park An alligator swimming in the water at Humboldt Park Lagoon. Photo courtesy of Ren’s View Photography. CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have confirmed the social media buzz: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks. Chicago police spokesman Anthony G...
10:34, 2019-07-10

Chicago's favorite alligator, Chance The Snapper, is alive, well, and so very small Chance The Snapper, Chicago’s favorite carnivorous reptile, has been found. After spending about a week swimming around the Humboldt Park Lagoon, evading all efforts to catch him, the alligator’s Ferris Buellerian time off from the daily grind was brought to an end last night by an animal control ex...
22:00, 2019-07-16

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison.The Chicago Sun-T...
03:34, 2019-05-31

A Chicago mother was killed and her baby cut from her womb. Now her infant boy has died Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, who had been on life support since being brought to the hospital on 23 April, died from a severe brain injury An infant boy who was cut from a Chicago woman’s womb with a butcher knife died Friday at a hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that ki...
07:34, 2019-06-15

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A day after striking out 18 times in an 8-7 loss to Il...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Lululemon just opened a sprawling, 20,000-square-foot store in Chicago — here's what it looks like Lululemon on Thursday morning is opening its biggest store ever, in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. You can do a lot more than just shop there....
17:17, 2019-07-11

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Chicago Releases Jussie Smollett 911 Tapes: ‘They Put a Noose Around His Neck’ On Wednesday night, the City of Chicago released two 911 calls from the night Jussie Smollett was allegedly attacked. The calls, which came from a person claiming to be employed by Smollett, claimed that the former Empire actor was “jumped” by some guys, who then put a noose around Smollet’s neck. T...
19:34, 2019-06-06

White Sox Include Emmett Till On List Of Celebrities From Chicago During a break in action at the White Sox-Twins game on Saturday, a graphic appeared on the park’s big screen with the intention of informing the crowd of some famous individuals that were born in Chicago. It included people like Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak, legendary actor/director/drunkard Ors...
22:00, 2019-06-30

An artist’s journey from a Chicago steam room to a Brooklyn studio At 23, Rashid Johnson was getting inspiration in a steam room with Jesse Jackson. Now, at 42, he’s a vital voice on black cultural identity in his own space....
18:34, 2019-07-03

Family: Chicago woman's death due to lack of police training An 84-year-old woman's death in a traffic collision involving two Chicago police vehicles last month was a direct result of both a lack of officer training and "recklessly" speeding along city streets, relatives of the woman said Tuesday....
21:17, 2019-06-11

Woman dies, 10 officers hurt when vehicles crash in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — An 84-year-old woman has died after being injured in a Chicago crash that involved multiple vehicles and also hurt 10 police officers. The Chicago Tribune reports that two Chicago police vehicles were in a crash with several other vehicles around 10 p.m. Saturday in the Austin neighbo...
05:01, 2019-05-27

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that the man declared the 32 pounds of meat on June 26 wh...
16:51, 2019-07-03

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
01:00, 2019-07-05

Off-duty Chicago officer charged in fatal weekend crash CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old Chicago police officer has been charged with reckless homicide and other crimes after authorities say he crashed his personal car into a restaurant while off duty. Investigators say Terrance Finley’s car jumped a curb early Sunday and plowed into Tony’s Phill...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Horrifying mix-up sees wrong man taken off life support at Chicago hospital A Chicago hospital and police misidentified a badly beaten and unconscious patient -- then let a family who mistakenly thought he was their relative take him off life support, a new lawsuit charges....
04:51, 2019-07-05

True Thompson Trying to Hug Chicago West Is the Cutest Photo You'll See Today No matter how old--or young--you are, girl time is the best time. As the long Memorial Day weekend kicked off Friday afternoon, Kim Kardashian headed to Instagram and shared some adorable......
22:51, 2019-05-24

‘Wombraider’ baby dies weeks after being cut from murdered Chicago woman A baby cut from the womb of a murdered Chicago teen died Friday morning after spending weeks on life support in a long-shot bid to save his life, a family spokesperson says....
17:34, 2019-06-14

U.S. Begins Inquiry Into French Digital Services Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology companies particularly, by targeting trading partners....
00:34, 2019-07-11

YouTube's exclusive MLB coverage begins streaming today Earlier this year YouTube announced an exclusive 13-game streaming deal with Major League Baseball -- and it's starting today. If you're in the USA, Canada or Puerto Rico you'll be able to watch a live MLB game of the week, every week of the regular......
18:00, 2019-07-18

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority....
06:51, 2019-05-24

CBOE Begins Trading Options on VelocityShares' EVIX CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it has begun trading options on the VelocityShares® 1x Long VSTOXX Futures ETN (Bats: EVIX), which are based on the VSTOXX Short-Term Futures Investable Index. The options, which began trading at Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) to...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Reds 2B Gennett (groin) begins rehab assignment Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett, sidelined all season after suffering a severe groin strain near the end of spring training, began a rehab assignment at Class-A Daytona on Monday....
05:00, 2019-06-18

Jury begins deliberations in wrong-way crash that killed 5 A jury is expected to begin deliberations in the trial of a Vermont man facing murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers after he caused a head-on crash by driving the wrong way on an interstate....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
15:00, 2019-05-23

US begins investigation of France's planned tax on tech giants Washington has said it is "very concerned" regarding the proposals coming from Paris to tax digital services. President Trump's administration has argued that the French tariffs are unfairly targeting US firms....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supplies but criticized for causing environmental damage....
11:00, 2019-06-08

Splatoon 2’s Final Splatfest Begins, Though The Stakes Are Unclear Splatoon 2’s final official Splatfest popped off today. It’s pitting order against chaos in what Splatoon 2 is calling the “Splatocolypse.”...
02:17, 2019-07-19

Economy in focus as India's PM Modi begins his second term Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take his oath of office on Thursday along with his ministers, including for the first time the powerful chief of his ruling Hindu nationalist party that just won a landslide victory in a general election....
15:34, 2019-05-30

Cboe Risk Management Conference U.S. Begins Wednesday CHICAGO – March 5, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets will host the 34th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S. this week at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida....
14:32, 2019-05-21

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
20:01, 2019-06-19

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
21:34, 2019-07-15

More than 7 million homes are at risk as hurricane season begins Saturday, June 1, marks the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season and NOAA analysts are predicting a near-normal year: two to four major hurricanes.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-01

New Zealand begins first round of gun buybacks after Christchurch attack Government has set aside more than NZ$200m to remove military-style firearms from circulationDozens of Christchurch gun owners have handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-...
09:34, 2019-07-13

Federer begins grasscourt season with win over Millman in Halle Roger Federer began his preparations for next month's Wimbledon Championships with a 7-6(1) 6-3 victory over unseeded Australian John Millman in the opening round of the Halle Open on Tuesday....
21:34, 2019-06-18

Egypt begins restoring golden coffin of Tutankhamun The tomb will be the cornerstone of a new museum near the Great Pyramids of Giza. The Egyptian tourism industry has foundered in the years since the uprising against ex-leader Hosni Mubarak in 2011....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Facebook begins limiting Messenger forwarding in Myanmar Facebook says that in Myanmar, it's begun to impose limits on Messenger message forwarding in an attempt to curb content that violates its policies.Read More...
05:00, 2019-06-21

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monday....
13:17, 2019-06-18

City begins rollout of thousands of new speed cameras Thousands of new speed enforcement cameras are coming to New York City. The state’s new speed law went into effect on Thursday — allowing city officials to dramatically expand the number of school zones with cameras from 225 now to 750 by June 2020. Each zone will have multiple cameras. Ticket...
15:17, 2019-07-12

The Road To The 2020 World Car Awards Begins With Two Big Announcements The World Car Awards' confirmed status as the number one awards program across the globe for the seventh consecutive year according to Prime Research's latest Global Automotive Awards media monitoring......
08:34, 2019-06-12

Legal sports betting begins in upstate New York New York joined the growing list of states allowing wagering on sports after an upstate casino cut the ribbon on a new betting lounge Tuesday and took its first bet — $20 on the Seattle Mariners....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force transition of power. Monday marks a week since forces loyal to the ruling military council killed more than 100 protesters....
08:51, 2019-06-10

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
22:34, 2019-05-21

Research, restoration begins on Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ AMSTERDAM — Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project Monday, using high-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn’s iconic “Night Watch.” Working in a specially designed glass chamber, researchers at the museum are undertaking a pains...
23:00, 2019-07-08

IOC begins conference to decide on 2026 Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are       ...
10:51, 2019-06-24

Rembrandt's 'The Night Watch' begins on-site restoration Rembrandt's 17th century masterpiece "The Night Watch" begins restoration work on Monday in Amsterdam where visitors will be able to watch every step of the Rijksmuseum's biggest ever project....
20:00, 2019-07-08

Gears 5 multiplayer tech test begins in July The Coalition has confirmed that it will be hosting technical test sessions for some of Gears 5’s Versus multiplayer modes in July. First mentioned during E3 2019, these tests will take place across two sessions so if you can’t make one, be sure to block out your calendar for the ...
17:00, 2019-07-06

The Latest: Jury begins deliberating life or death for dad COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A jury in South Carolina has started deliberating whether a father gets the death penalty or life in prison for killing his five children Jurors started discussing their decision around...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Arizona Legislature begins work on budget bills PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House committee charged with reviewing the state budget proposal has kicked off a daylong hearing on the $11.8 billion spending plan. Minority Democrats on the appropriations committee immediately began trying to amend the bills to reflect their spending priorities but are...
03:51, 2019-05-23

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
12:51, 2019-07-19

India Election-Results Updates: The Count Begins Officials will soon begin tabulating the results of the world’s largest election ever, after a national debate on joblessness, religious extremism and security....
03:51, 2019-05-23

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Prabowo Subianto claims there was massive electoral fraud and is asking the Constitutional Court to in...
11:17, 2019-06-14

Charity begins at the pub: London bar seeks 'most ethical' title Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, "The Green Vic" in London's trendy Shoreditch district is aiming to be the world's most ethical pub....
04:00, 2019-07-09

Family of teen fatally shot by Chicago officer files lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a teenager shot and killed by a Chicago police officer earlier this year has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and officer. The lawsuit filed Thursday claims 17-year-old Michael Elam Jr. was unarmed and not a threat when he was shot on the night of Feb. 16 on Chic...
10:17, 2019-06-21

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
14:34, 2019-07-12

An Alligator Captivates Chicago from Deep Inside a West Side Lagoon Chicago is hardly alligator country, which makes the spotting of a four-feet-long creature in a city park all the more fascinating to residents. “Chance the Snapper,” they named him....
00:34, 2019-07-12

Chicago police offering $10,000 reward for information on suspect who shot officer Chicago police provided the public with an update on the search for a shooter who critically wounded an officer early Wednesday morning. They're offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction....
19:00, 2019-06-27

R. Kelly arrested on child pornography, other federal charges in Chicago: US attorney R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on child pornography and other charges in Chicago, a spokesperson for the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois told Fox News. ...
10:17, 2019-07-12

Everything We Learned from the Jussie Smollett Case Documents Released by Chicago Police New details about the Jussie Smollett alleged attack case have been made public, following a judge's ruling to unseal legal documents. In late January, the 36-year-old Empire star......
03:34, 2019-05-31

Baby boy stolen from murdered Chicago mother's womb dies A baby boy who was cut from his mother's womb has died in hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that killed his mother, the family said....
03:00, 2019-06-15

'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti, 7 arrested Seven people were arrested after an iconic Chicago tourist destination was defaced with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree early Tuesday, according to police....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Baby boy, cut from Chicago mother's womb as she was killed, dies, family says Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died Friday after being on life support for more than a month. His mother, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was killed in April, police say.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Triple-digit temperatures could bring blackouts in New York City, DC and Chicago An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including major metropolitan areas, experts say.        ...
02:00, 2019-07-17

Chicago, stare into the glassy eyes of Annabelle Comes Home early and for free Where they lie on the nightmare scale compared to clowns, spiders, and those red-eyed shadow creatures that appear to people in the throes of sleep paralysis is debatable, but there’s something a little ... off ... about dolls. That’s especially true of old-fashioned dolls with dead, glassy eyes, br...
23:17, 2019-06-14

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Chicago White Sox to extend protective netting to foul poles at ballpark The Chicago White Sox on Tuesday announced their plan to extend protective netting to the foul poles at Guarantee Rate Field in wake of a foul ball that struck a child in the stands in Houston last month....
18:51, 2019-06-19

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago, reportedly on federal sex-crime charges Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who already faces state sexual assault charges, has been arrested in Chicago on federal charges after having been indicted there and in Brooklyn, New York, a law enforcement source said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Former Chicago cop exposes criminal cover up in police department, says she feared for her life A former Chicago police officer, who risked her own safety to uncover years of corruption and dirty deeds by a public housing officer who extorted money from the city's poorest and then planted drugs on those who refused to pay, will have her story featured Friday during the CBS series "Whistleblowe...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial tension in the United States' third-largest city....
10:51, 2019-07-19

Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save lives. To be able to accomplish that, the university had to share patient data with G......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week....
20:51, 2019-07-16

Chicago police shoot, kill brother of suspect wanted in murder of boy, 15 The brother of a man wanted in connection to the murder of a 15-year-old boy earlier this month was fatally shot by Chicago police officers Tuesday afternoon after an armed confrontation near an elementary school....
04:34, 2019-05-30

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Baby cut from Chicago mom's womb improving in hospital, breathed without machine, family says The baby who was cut from the womb of his mother after she was lured to a home in Chicago and strangled in April is slowly getting better, family members revealed Friday....
23:51, 2019-06-02

Chicago families sue after a case of mistaken identity allowed a man to be taken off life support Two Chicago families have sued the city and a hospital after an injured patient was incorrectly identified, and people who did not know him were given the decision to take him off life support....
17:17, 2019-07-05

Several stabbed, trampled at Chicago’s Navy Pier amid fireworks chaos Chaos erupted just outside the “secure zone” of Chicago’s Navy Pier on the Fourth of July when three people, including two teens, were stabbed during a fight — and then 14 more were trampled in an ensuing stampede after someone yelled “Gun!,” according to a new report. The ma...
19:34, 2019-07-05

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
10:17, 2019-06-03

'It's totally unfair': Chicago, where the rich live 30 years longer than the poor In rich white Streeterville, Chicagoans can expect to live to 90. In poor black Englewood, it’s just 60 – the most divergent of any US city Walking down 69th Street in Englewood, Chicago, near where she grew up, Michelle Rashad gestures to a rundown retail shop, across from a long open lot.“At this ...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump administration, federal authorities alleged Thursday. Ste...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Gazebo where Ohio officer killed Tamir Rice moves to Chicago CLEVELAND (AP) — The gazebo where black 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a white policeman in Cleveland is being rebuilt in Chicago as a temporary memorial and meeting spot. Crews dismantled the gazebo in 2016, nearly two years after Tamir’s death. Cleveland.com reports the reconstru...
17:00, 2019-06-22

Cubs vs. Reds: Cole Hamels will help Chicago buck road woes Was it just me or were there more moderators than candidates at the debates? NBC unnecessarily paraded its on-air talent. Next round will feature Seth Meyers, Al Roker, Doc Emrick, Johnny Weir and Cris Collinsworth. Rocky Road. Playing the first-place Cubs on the road (15-21) has proven to be a losi...
23:00, 2019-06-28

'Like a military operation': restoration of Rembrandt's Night Watch begins Elaborate process will be livestreamed from Amsterdam’s RijksmuseumThe restorers, data experts and art historians at the Rijksmuseum call it Operation Night Watch. “Because it is like a military operation in the planning,” said Taco Dibbits, the museum’s general director.At 9am on Monday, as the doo...
15:17, 2019-07-05

Hindu pilgrimage begins amid high security in Kashmir Thousands of Hindu pilgrims have begun the arduous trek to an icy Himalayan cave in disputed Kashmir with tens of thousands Indian government forces guarding roads and mountain passes...
17:00, 2019-07-02

U.S. begins collecting higher tariffs on Chinese goods arriving by sea The United States began collecting higher, 25% tariffs on many Chinese goods arriving in U.S. seaports on Saturday morning in an intensification of the trade war between the world's two largest economies and drawing retaliation from Beijing....
06:34, 2019-06-01

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Android Pie-Based One UI Rollout Reportedly Begins The latest Android Pie-based One UI update also brings along the May 2019 security patch, along with a new interface, system-wide dark mode, and more....
18:00, 2019-06-05

WATCH: Night 2 of 2020 Democratic primary debate begins at 6 p.m.  For the latest NBC News coverage, visit nbcnews.com....
11:51, 2019-06-28

Nintendo’s Doug Bowser begins his video-game reign The new president of Nintendo of America faces the challenge of keeping the company’s business thriving while living up to the legacy of his beloved predecessor, Reggie Fils-Aimé....
23:00, 2019-06-19

Hunt and Johnson clash over social care as voting begins Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson clashed over social care at a hustings event as ballots began to arrive for party members to elect the new prime minister....
12:51, 2019-07-05

Honda begins final phase of 1.6M recalls over Takata airbags Honda is recalling 1.6 million cars in the United States over Takata airbags with reports confirming 14 related deaths and over 200 injuries earlier this year....
04:34, 2019-06-30

Budget 2019: Printing Of Documents Begins With "Halwa Ceremony" Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the full-year Budget for 2019-20 on July 5. It will be the first budget of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government in its second term....
18:51, 2019-06-22

The U.S. begins returning asylum seekers to one of Mexico’s most dangerous states On Tuesday morning, the United States sent the first 12 migrants back to Tamaulipas under a program known as the Migration Protection Protocols. Mexican authorities dismissed them from the city’s immigration office without any transportation or assistance, where they face threats of kidnapping....
21:17, 2019-07-10

Iraq begins examining Yazidi mass graves remains Iraq will use DNA testing to identify the remains of 141 bodies found in mass graves believed to contain the Yazidi victims of Islamic State group massacres, the head of the country's forensics administration said on Sunday....
17:51, 2019-06-09

Mexico begins busing home migrants seeking asylum in U.S. The Mexican government on Tuesday began busing dozens of Central American migrants to their native countries, after they'd been forced to wait in Mexico while their U.S. asylum claims are being processed....
09:51, 2019-07-04

Pumping begins to reduce flood waters in Lincolnshire town Environment Agency brings in high-volume pumps in a bid to lower water levels in WainfleetHigh-volume pumps are being used to reduce flood waters in a Lincolnshire town where nearly 600 homes have been evacuated.Police have advised residents in around 590 properties in Wainfleet and neighbouring are...
22:17, 2019-06-16

The 'Minecraft Earth' beta begins its global takeover this month It's been a couple of months since we first heard about Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Mojang's game that makes the real world a playscape full of your blocky creations. It promised a beta release of the game would arrive this summ......
08:17, 2019-07-12

Microsoft’s Azure Kinect Developer Kit begins shipping in the U.S. and China Today at its Inspire conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that Azure Kinect Developer Kit is generally available and shipping in the U.S. and China.Read More...
02:34, 2019-07-12

Microsoft's xCloud game streaming service begins in October Microsoft didn't give us many new details about its Project xCloud game streaming service at E3, but at least we know when it's going to arrive: this October. As you'd expect, the service will let you play Xbox titles across multiple devices. Since i......
08:00, 2019-06-10

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus Bayern Munich's German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a trip to second-division Osnabrück       ...
20:17, 2019-06-15

Johnson plans tax cut for higher earners as Tory battle begins Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson plans to raise the level at which people pay 40% income tax from £50,000 to £80,000 at an estimated cost of £10bn....
09:17, 2019-06-10

Chile begins Copa America title defense with win over Japan SAO PAULO (AP) — Two-time defending champion Chile opened its Copa America campaign with a 4-0 win over guest Japan on Monday, with Eduardo Vargas scoring a pair of goals to become Chile’s all-time leading scorer in the South American competition. Erick Pulgar and Alexis Sanchez also scored fo...
05:00, 2019-06-18

New Aston Martin DBX: pre-production begins ahead of 2020 launch Aston Martin DBX Examples of the SUV have started to roll off the lines at new production facility in St Athan, Wales Aston Martin has started building pre-production versions of the forthcoming DBX at its new St Athan plant, ahead of its first SUV going on sale in the first half of 2020. The new...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Huge sphinx begins journey to new spot in Philly museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How do you move a priceless, 25,000-pound (11,340-kilogram) sphinx? Very carefully. The largest sphinx in the western hemisphere is on the move for the first time in nearly 100 years. The Penn Museum in Philadelphia is relocating its 3,000-year-old sphinx of famed Pharaoh Ramses ...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Sebastien Buemi quickest for Toyota as Le Mans testing begins The two Toyotas were separated by just over a tenth of a second at the top of the times at the end of the first session of the official Le Mans 24 Hours test...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Mission To Recover Bodies Of 8 Nanda Devi Climbers Begins A joint operation of the Indian Air Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has begun to recover the bodies of eight mountaineers who had gone missing while they were on an expedition to the Nanda......
04:51, 2019-06-15

Health of hospitalised Tunisian president begins to improve: adviser The condition of 92-year-old Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has begun to improve, a presidential adviser told Reuters on Thursday, hours after his office said he was hospitalised for a "severe health crisis" ....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Slurpees Incoming! 7-Eleven Begins Delivery in Public Places NEW YORK (AP) — Craving a Slurpee but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench? No worries. 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else carried by the chain to public places ranging from parks to beaches. The company told The Associated Pr...
00:51, 2019-06-28

Uddhav Thackeray To Visit Ayodhya Day Before Parliament Session Begins Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will visit Ayodhya next Sunday, a day before the monsoon session of Parliament begins, the party's spokesperson Sanjay Raut confirmed this evening. The plan had been......
20:51, 2019-06-08

In Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power begins to crumble The ruling AKP's loss in Istanbul's local elections was the worst political defeat Turkey's president has ever suffered, and it could be symbolic of a deeper crisis. Is this the beginning of the end of the Erdogan era?...
22:51, 2019-06-27

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western military alliance....
19:01, 2019-07-12

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic begins defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin        ...
03:34, 2019-06-19

Nigerian President Buhari begins second term amid criticism Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins of leadership for another term on Wednesday, against a tense backdrop of insecurity and economic uncertainty....
16:34, 2019-05-30

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia next week at the Conrad Hong Kong Hotel....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Signing of Sudan Accord Begins Anxious Wait for Democracy Protesters celebrated, with trepidation, a power-sharing deal signed in Sudan on Wednesday that gives the military an extra 21 months of control before civilian leaders can take over....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Jim Harbaugh and Michigan lean into expectations as Ohio State begins new era At Big Ten media days, the Wolverines coach said of predictions that his team would be the conference's best: “I think that’s where I would pick us.”...
12:01, 2019-07-20

Nadal begins quest for 12th Roland Garros title Defending champion Rafa Nadal begins his French Open campaign on Monday, seeking his 12th title and 18th Grand Slam while looking to dismiss any doubts about his form after three consecutive semi-final exits in the run-up to Roland Garros....
08:34, 2019-05-27

Mitsui's ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) has begun evaluating and paying claims to Houston area residents who missed work or incurred medical expenses following a March fire at its petrochemical storage facility, the company said on Friday....
00:51, 2019-05-25

Election Results Today, Counting Of Votes Begins At 8 am: 10 Points The people's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes begin today for the general elections, held after the most polarized......
00:34, 2019-05-23

Cyril Ramaphosa hails 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era” had dawned as he was sworn in for a five-year term as president, but said the troubled country was at a defining moment in its history.“It is time f...
20:17, 2019-05-25

'This must stop': UAW president talks tough as Ford bargaining begins UAW President Gary Jones said the union will demand more for its workers despite calls from the automakers for flexibility as an economic downturn potentially looms....
04:51, 2019-07-16

Political Leaders Offer Prayers As Counting Of Votes Begins Before the Lok Sabha elections 2019 results are declared, leaders from across the political spectrum visited temples and offered prayers across the country in the morning today....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Canada begins process to ratify USMCA trade deal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally introduced legislation to his country's parliament Wednesday to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
02:00, 2019-05-30

Instagram Begins Hiding Likes in More Countries 'To Remove Pressure' Instagram started hiding "likes" on its platform in Australia, Brazil and several other major markets Thursday, saying it wanted to ease pressure on users, following criticism about its impacts on......
10:17, 2019-07-18

In the Klutch: Top Sports Agent and LeBron Homie Rich Paul Takes His Talents—and His NBA Clientele—to Hollywood in Major Deal With United Talent Agency Powerhouse sports agent Rich Paul is bringing the basketball world to Hollywood as part of a major deal between his Klutch Sports Group and United Talent Agency, one of the major agencies representing talent in Tinseltown....
10:17, 2019-07-18

To qualify or not qualify restricted free agent Andre Burakovsky, that is the Caps’ question “We’re gonna have to talk about how we want to allocate that money and what role he would play on our team going forward,” General Manager Brian MacLellan said....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Kim Jong Un's Half Brother Kim Jong Nam, Killed With VX Nerve Agent, Was Reportedly CIA Informant Kim Jong Un’s half brother Kim Jong Nam was an informant for the Central Intelligence Agency who met more than once with unspecified “agency operatives” before he was killed with VX nerve toxin in a Malaysian airport in February 2017, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday—albeit citing a “perso...
10:17, 2019-06-11

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page....
04:17, 2019-05-23

Kevin Durant's agent says Warriors star still undecided on what he'll do in free agency Rich Kleiman said the Golden State Warriors forward is focused on rehabbing his calf injury and the NBA Finals, not the free agency period looming.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon loses cool during game against Pittsburgh Pirates Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon had enough with the Pittsburgh Pirates throwing inside to All-Star shortstop Javy Baez during a game Thursday and jetted out of the dugout screaming at the home plate umpire and opposing manager....
20:17, 2019-07-05

Chicago pastor who tutored 12-year-old twin sisters charged with sex crimes: police A Chicago pastor who was offering tutoring services in his apartment has been arrested on suspicion that he inappropriately touched two 12-year-old twin girls who were his students, police said on Sunday....
12:34, 2019-05-27

Two charged with felonies after 'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti Two of the seven people arrested for allegedly defacing an iconic Chicago tourist attraction with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree were charged with felonies, police said Thursday....
23:17, 2019-07-04

Multiple injuries in Chicago resulted when guard mistook July 4 fireworks for gunfire Out in force, intending to prevent the gun violence that plagues Chicago, police officers were confronted with a different problem during the July 4 festivities.  ...
02:00, 2019-07-06

Doin’ It for the — Reality TV? Black Ink Crew: Chicago Stars Hit With Suit Charging They Really Jumped Somebody A case of when keeping it real goes wrong? The “real” in this case is reality TV. The potential wrong? Well, according to a lawsuit filed by a gentleman named Ronnie Spates, the stars of reality TV’s Black Ink Crew: Chicago really beat his ass at a party for their show....
12:17, 2019-06-04

Spit attack on Eric Trump 'repugnant,' Chicago's Dem mayor says in call for civility Chicago Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot Thursday condemned the restaurant employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump, calling it “repugnant” and urging the city to show civility....
16:51, 2019-06-29

Man Gets Taken Off Life Support by Wrong Family After Chicago Cops Misidentify Him, Lawsuit Charges One Chicago family was needlessly put through the ordeal of having to make a life-or-death decision about a loved one, while a second family was robbed of the chance to bid farewell to theirs after a Chicago police mixup, a lawsuit filed by both families claims....
00:51, 2019-07-06

Three stabbed, more than a dozen injured at Navy Pier after Chicago fireworks show, police say The incident occurred during a fight that followed the Fourth of July display, which draws thousands of people to the Lake Michigan shoreline each year.        ...
12:17, 2019-07-05

Former Chicago reporter Russ Ewing dies after 30 years of helping crime suspects Ewing served as the buffer between homicide suspects and police. More than 100 suspects contacted him during his nearly 30-year career in Chicago television....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Chicago detectives knew a Jussie Smollett deal was in the works, new documents show Newly released documents from the Jussie Smollett case show Chicago police detectives knew a month in advance a deal was in the works.        ...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Chicago Bears' Cordarrelle Patterson has interesting thoughts on being a Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is coming into the new season about five months removed from winning his first Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Chicago, stomp Navy Pier with Godzilla: King Of The Monsters early and for free What Chicagoan hasn’t daydreamed about growing to gigantic size and stomping all over the Bubba Gump-riddled tourist trap that is Navy Pier, smashing the hot-dog stands and using the Ferris wheel like a hula hoop, at one point in their lives? Now, with Godzilla: King Of the Monsters set to crush the...
10:00, 2019-05-22

R. Kelly charged with new felony sex assault, abuse counts: Chicago Sun Times report Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could, if he is convicted, send the R & B singer to prison for 30 years, the Chicago Sun Times reported....
00:34, 2019-05-31

Homecoming: Virgil Abloh Returns to Chicago With Nike to Empower the City’s Youth He’s conquered runways from New York City to Paris (and recently garnered significant criticism), but Virgil Abloh’s native Chicago is clearly never far from his heart, as proven by his newest venture....
04:34, 2019-05-31

Her son was killed by Chicago police. Five years later, a judge's ruling could bring her closer to getting answers Nearly five years after a black teenager was shot and killed by Chicago police, new evidence could help his mom get closer to learning the truth about the circumstances surrounding his death....
17:17, 2019-06-28

Chicago Cubs' Theo Epstein optimistic Ben Zobrist will return amid divorce The Chicago Cubs haven’t been sure whether Ben Zobrist would return this season, but president of baseball operations Theo Epstein was optimistic Thursday about the possibility of his return....
20:00, 2019-06-17

Empire’s Bryshere Gray Is the Latest Castmember to Get Into a (Minor) Dustup With Chicago Law Enforcement Is Chi-Town coming for those Empire boys? It’s a question now that a second member of the Fox TV show’s cast has apparently gotten into a little trouble with the law....
06:17, 2019-06-19

Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country’s mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to conclude by the evening. Voters cast ballots on some 40 million electronic voting machines. Half a dozen exit pol...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Reeling from tariff threat, Mexico begins immigration talks in Washington Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks on Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Annual Pamplona bull-run festival begins amid fireworks and protests More than 1 million people are expected to attend the nine-day San Fermin event in the northern Spanish cityPartygoers and bull-running fans packed the main square in Pamplona on Saturday to cheer the launch of a firecracker which marks the start of the northern Spanish city’s annual San Fermin fest...
21:17, 2019-07-06

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-filled munition at the facility in Madison County. More than 500 tons of chemical weapons have been idling at the depot, stored in rockets and missiles, si...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Jailed former Venezuela interior minister begins hunger strike: legislator A former Venezuelan interior minister who was detained last year is on hunger strike in protest over being held incommunicado for 75 days, an opposition legislator and a source close to the case said on Thursday....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on record. ...
16:51, 2019-07-11

The U.K. Jeers and Cheers President Donald Trump As State Visit Begins U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in London Monday for their first official state visit to the U.K, as protestors prepared to give the presidential party a rude welcome. On Monday, the Trump and his wife Melania had a private lunch with Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Pa...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Hindu pilgrimage begins amid high security in Indian Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of Hindu pilgrims have begun the arduous trek to an icy Himalayan cave in disputed Kashmir with tens of thousands Indian government forces guarding roads and mountain passes. The pilgrims, many of them barefooted ascetics, chanted hymns as they traveled through fores...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Construction of Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project begins Monday MARANA – Starting Monday, crews will be working on the the Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work includes new sidewalks, upgrading various curb ramps, improving various driveway aprons, and installing handrail along the south and west sides o...
09:00, 2019-07-01

Kazakhstan begins intercepting citizens’ web traffic to ‘protect them from cyber threats’ The Kazakhstan government has started to intercept all HTTPS traffic from all devices within its borders effective July 17, reports ZDNet. Local internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed by the government to force their citizens to install a state-authorized certificate on all devices, ...
10:17, 2019-07-19

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem Voracious fish are bleeding into ocean ‘like a cut artery’, says top marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbers of the invasive species have proliferated in recent years, threatening the Mediterranean ecosystem and posing a venomous danger to humans.“They’re a...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Vatican Begins Digging Up Graves To Search For Teen Missing For 36 Years The Vatican began digging up two graves Thursday after an anonymous tip-off that they may contain the remains of an Italian teenager who went missing 36 years ago....
12:17, 2019-07-11

Tsitsipas begins grass court season with shock defeat in Rosmalen "Greek world number six Stefanos Tsitsipas\u0027 Wimbledon preparations suffered a blow on Thursday when he crashed to a 6-4 3-6 6-4 defeat against Chilean Nicolas Jarry in the second round of the Libema Open in Rosmalen."...
21:17, 2019-06-13

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a paid subscriber base of 100 million as of April com...
06:51, 2019-07-17

Trump begins UK visit meeting Queen, sparring with London mayor President Trump mixed high-level diplomacy with schoolyard taunts as he arrived early Monday morning at Buckingham Palace as part of a packed overseas agenda that includes an audience with Queen Elizabeth II and D-Day commemoration ceremonies....
14:17, 2019-06-03

Hurricane season begins Saturday; top U.S. experts predict about 13 named storms After two years of above average activity, forecasters say the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season -- which begins June 1 -- will be close to normal, or drop off a little in intensity....
12:34, 2019-05-30

Vulnerable Trump begins 2020 campaign amid boasts and backlash With poor poll numbers against Democrats, president faces coordinated opposition – but history may be on his sideDonald Trump will formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday in one of the weakest positions of any incumbent president in modern times.Trump will seek to project self-confi...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Beto O'Rourke begins filling in the blanks on the economy, taxes and entitlements Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss his views on the economy, Trump's trade war and other campaign issues....
15:17, 2019-07-05

TSMC Begins Mass Production of 7nm+ Process for Kirin 985, A13 Chips: Report Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has officially announced the beginning of mass production of its second-generation 7nm+ process for Kirin 985 and Apple A13 chipsets....
13:34, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 7-Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO * Pentagon chief says U.S. position unchanged (Adds dateline, byline, updates with statements from Pentagon and Turkish defence ministry, U.S. Congress, Fitch)...
04:00, 2019-07-13

More bodies found as Budapest tour boat salvage work begins Four body bags removed from Mermaid on which at least 20 died in Danube collisionSeveral bodies have been recovered from wreckage during the salvaging of a tour boat that sank in the Danube River in Budapest.A large floating crane, barges and rescue personnel were working early on Tuesday morning at...
13:00, 2019-06-11

With Darkness on the Edge of Town, the Stranger Things expanded universe begins Behold, Stranger than fiction. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] Back in the summer of 2016, Netflix wasn't Netflix, TV Industry Conquerer™ just yet. Long before Russian Doll, The Crown, or choose-y...
18:34, 2019-06-29

CBOE Begins Offering Process For Trading SPX Variance Strips Tomorrow CHICAGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning tomorrow, Friday, July 27, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will introduce a process for trading SPX Variance Strips (ticker: VSTRP)....
16:34, 2019-05-22

Rob Gronkowski feeling 'really good' in retirement, may change tune once season begins Rob Gronkowski has seemingly been playing with the hearts of New England Patriots fans ever since he announced his retirement in March – a month after the team’s sixth Super Bowl title....
17:17, 2019-07-04

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Thursday night, just hours before the LP’s midnight drop. Only steps away from th...
16:00, 2019-06-07

Brazil's Petrobras begins non-binding phase for onshore oilfield sale Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has begun the non-binding phase for the sale of its Polo Reconcavo onshore oil and gas cluster in the northeastern state of Bahia, the company said on Wednesday....
15:17, 2019-07-03

Drake begins trolling of Warriors in a Dell Curry Raptors jersey It didn’t take long for Drake to make his presence known at the NBA Finals. The Toronto Raptors superfan and rapper got right down to his trolling ways by showing up to Thursday’s Game 1 wearing a vintage Dell Curry Raptors jersey, a clear shot at Golden State Warriors’ star Stephe...
08:34, 2019-05-31

Sprint begins 5G service in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City The fourth-place U.S. carrier has launched its 5G network across four initial U.S. cities, with several more scheduled to come online shortly.Read More...
06:51, 2019-05-31

A #MeToo Wave Hits Global Soccer as the Women’s World Cup Begins Allegations of sexual misconduct against influential men have been made in several countries and include an accusation against a top-ranking official in world soccer’s governing body....
04:17, 2019-06-08

Tesla Begins Taking Orders on Its Cheaper China-Built Model 3s Tesla promised to start delivering Model 3 sedans built at its new Shanghai plant within six to 10 months—and priced them well below U.S. imports—as the electric-vehicle maker races to capitalize on booming Chinese demand....
17:34, 2019-05-31

Trump begins 2020 US presidential election campaign with Florida rally The president talked tariffs and his former rivals during his first official rally for the 2020 election. He used his speech to position himself as a Washington outsider, 2 1/2 years into his presidential term....
10:34, 2019-06-19

India election: counting begins with Narendra Modi poised for victory The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term Counting has begun in India of more than 600 million votes cast in the country’s marathon six-week election.This year’s polls, held over seven phases starting on 11 April, have been des...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins The first train using new equipment from China has pulled out of Havana, hauling excited passengers on the start of a 915 kilometer (516 mile) journey to the eastern end of the island as the government tries to overhaul the aging and decrepit rail system...
04:51, 2019-07-14

Jets’ GM search begins with Eagles’ Joe Douglas, Bears’ Champ Kelly The Jets’ search for a new general manager ramped up Friday as the team began to request permission to interview candidates. Among the first ones contacted are Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas and Bears assistant director of player personnel Anthony “Champ” Kelly, according to t...
08:34, 2019-05-25

Rahul Gandhi's Visit To Wayanad Begins Today, Day Before PM's Kerala Trip Congress president Rahul Gandhi will begin his three-day visit to his constituency of Wayanad in Kerala today. This is his first trip to the hill town since he won the national election from there and......
08:17, 2019-06-07

Jussie Smollett incident isn't over: Chicago judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate A Cook County judge appointed a special prosecutor to probe the decision to drop charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
21:00, 2019-06-21

Reptile wrangler who retrieved alligator from Chicago lagoon throws first pitch before Cubs game The reptile wrangler who retrieved a roughly 5-foot alligator from the Humboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago threw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs’ game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Chicago police spot nearly 5-foot-long alligator swimming in lagoon in popular park A nearly 5-foot long alligator was found living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s most popular parks Tuesday night and officials are not saying how the creature could’ve made its way there. ...
19:34, 2019-07-10

Chicago Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Cop Said to Be Caught on Video Beating Man Undergoing Psych Eval Attorneys for a man whose vicious beating, allegedly by a Chicago cop, was captured on surveillance video are calling out Chicago’s Cook County prosecutor’s office for deciding to drop all charges against the cop....
09:00, 2019-07-11