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Nine-year-old charged with murder of five people in Illinois trailer park fire

Prosecutors criticised after alleging the youngster started the blaze intentionally to kill three small children and two adultsA nine-year-old child has been charged with the first-degree murder of th...

Nine-year-old charged with murder of five people in Illinois trailer park fire

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9-year-old charged with murder in 5 Illinois fire deaths FILE – In this Sunday, April 7, 2019, file photo, Marie Chockley, a resident of the Timberline Trailer Court, north of Goodfield, Ill., surveys the damage that was caused by a Saturday night fire that killed five residents in a mobile home. A prosecutor says a central Illinois 9-year-old is ex...
19:52 2019-10-09

9-year-old boy charged with 5 counts of murder in alleged trailer fire He was reported to have killed a 1-year-old, two 2-year-olds, a 34-year-old man and a 69-year-old woman at the Timberline Mobile Home Park, 240 kilometres southwest of Chicago....
00:52 2019-10-09

Illinois child, 9, to face 5 murder charges in deadly fire A 9-year-old Illinois boy has been charged with setting an April fire in a mobile home that killed three small children and two adults, according to reports Tuesday....
11:39 2019-10-09

Child faces 5 murder charges for starting Illinois mobile home fire A 9-year-old Illinois child has been charged with setting an April fire in a mobile home that killed three small children and two adults, according to reports Tuesday. The unidentified juvenile has been charged with five counts of murder, two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, Woodfo...
06:52 2019-10-09

Yes, this certainly is a trailer for a real movie where The Banana Splits murder people Back in February, we reported on the latest convulsion in pop culture’s ongoing efforts to choke on its own cherished nostalgia: An attempt by Syfy to bring back semi-remembered children’s entertainers The Banana Splits. As murderers....
14:26 2019-06-14

A 9-year-old has been charged with murdering 5 people in a mobile home fire YouTube/JournalStar A 9-year-old child is charged with murder and arson after five people died in a mobile home park blaze in Illinois. On April 6, three toddlers and two adults died of smoke inhalation in a home in the Timberline mobile home park, 150 miles southwest of Chicago, the Peoria Journal...
14:13 2019-10-09

Relive the danger with this trailer for theme park documentary Class Action Park “Growing up, we would try to die for fun.” That’s comedian Chris Gethard, talking about the allure of Action Park, New Jersey’s most dangerous water park in the new trailer for just-announced documentary Class Action Park. We’ve written about Action Park before: The danger of deeply unsafe rides was...
17:26 2019-09-24

Fire Breaks Out At Kolkata's Park Circus, 12 Fire Engines At The Spot A fire broke out at a godown in Park Circus area of south Kolkata today afternoon, an official said. At least 15 fire tenders are at the spot to control the fire, the official added....
14:00 2019-05-29

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
08:26 2019-07-19

Man accused of killing Illinois state trooper arraigned; second suspect charged The man accused of killing an Illinois State Police officer in a shootout last week was arraigned Monday on first-degree murder charges while a second suspect was charged in connection to the trooper's death....
09:13 2019-08-27

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened on Wednesday....
21:13 2019-06-12

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
03:39 2019-07-19

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they intend to seek the death penalty....
15:52 2019-06-03

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
17:39 2019-07-08

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
19:39 2019-07-07

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, officials with the Rock Island Fire Department are urging cooks to be careful and to be safe during the gr...
01:00 2019-06-20

Massive Illinois train derailment sparks chemical fire, numerous evacuations A massive train derailment in Illinois — which saw 14 freight cars fly off the tracks — led to numerous evacuations and a giant chemical fire on Tuesday, according to reports. Footage captured at the scene shows large flames and plumes of smoke shooting up into the air and out from sever...
09:13 2019-09-11

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats control both houses of the state Legislature. There are...
06:00 2019-06-10

'Westworld' season 3 trailer shows robots venturing beyond the park HBO has released the first full trailer for Westworld's third season, and it's clear that there's much, much more to see than what you caught in the teaser. The clip shows a future city where the park robots have slipped into human society, with Dol......
04:26 2019-07-21

Toddler found dead inside dryer at Georgia trailer park: deputies A 2-year-old Georgia girl was found dead after climbing inside a dryer, authorities said. Officials from the Brantley County Sheriff’s Office told WTLV that the unidentified toddler was discovered Sunday at a trailer park in Waycross, a town of about 14,000 that is 120 miles southwest of Savannah. T...
02:52 2019-06-08

Clint Eastwood's drama about the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing gets its first trailer Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell, a drama about the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing, explores how the titular character, who discovered the bomb before it detonated and helped clear out the park, was vilified in the aftermath after being labeled a suspect by the FBI and the media. It’s a timely ...
21:00 2019-10-03

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20:39 2019-09-04

Donald Trump and the Central Park Five: the racially charged rise of a demagogue In this Guardian story first published in 2016, and as Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix series on the Central Park Five case, When They See Us, hits screens, we tell of how, 30 years ago, five young black men were wrongly convicted of rape – and how the charge against them was led by a real estate mogul w...
20:13 2019-06-05

'Knives Out' trailer slices into a family-set murder mystery The first trailer for Rian Johnson's "Knives Out" takes a stab at an Agatha Christie-style whodunit, setting up a plot where a group of extended relatives are trapped in a house with an investigator who suspects foul play in the death of a family member....
22:00 2019-07-02

Get your Knives Out with the first trailer for Rian Johnson's murder mystery Before he commits another chunk of his life to Star Wars, director Rian Johnson is blessing us with one more original feature: Knives Out. The first trailer for the murder mystery—inspired by the works of Agatha Christie—has arrived, boasting a wickedly dark sense of humor and an extremely stacked c...
19:52 2019-07-02

| US Olympian charged with attempted murder A US Olympian has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after a woman was shot at his equestrian training facility in New Jersey, police have said....
16:26 2019-08-09

Former Olympian charged with attempted murder A former US Olympian was charged with two counts of attempted murder Thursday after a shooting was reported at his New Jersey farm, authorities said....
17:13 2019-08-10

Teen Charged With Murder Of 7-Year-Old HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (News Enterprise) – A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a 7-year-old family member. According to the News Enterprise, the incident happened at a home in Trappers Ridge Court in Hardin County. Officials did not identify the relationship between the two juven...
13:00 2019-06-21

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....
19:26 2019-07-04

Nick's new Are You Afraid Of The Dark? trailer is here for all your unfulfilled murder-clown needs It’s a spooky-clown-y time in America these days, what with your Its and your Wrinkles running around all over the place, scaring the shit out of children in both murderous and non-murderous contexts. Still, we have to ask: Where are the wholesome murder clowns of our youth? Like the kind you might ...
14:52 2019-09-13

Maltese soldiers charged with migrant murder Tasked with rescuing migrants who arrive on Malta's shores, two soldiers have been charged with murdering two men who arrived from Ivory Coast. Charged with murder and race-related crimes, they face life in prison....
14:39 2019-05-21

Arkansas man charged with murder after body found in car HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man faces a murder charge after sheriff’s deputies said they found a body in his car during an April traffic stop. The Hot Springs Sentinel-Record reports Tuesday that 58-year-old Keith Ashlock has been charged with first-degree murder after deputies found ...
21:01 2019-05-21

Man who rapped about killing girlfriend charged with her murder A California man who was caught on video earlier this month rapping about killing his girlfriend has been charged for doing just that. Robert Camou, 27, was indicted on capital murder charges Wednesday — weeks after being arrested in downtown Los Angeles on a warrant related to an old domestic...
07:26 2019-09-05

The Latest: Mississippi officer charged with murder OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi police officer charged with killing a woman (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A court document shows a north Mississippi police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a woman he was romantically involved with. Lafayette Circuit Judge Andrew H...
05:39 2019-05-22

Teen charged with murder in death of cabbie hit by his own car Police on Tuesday arrested a teenager who allegedly robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and get fatally run over by his own car. The 16-year-old, whose name was not released because he is a minor, was hit with murder and robbery charges for the caper...
09:26 2019-07-17

Not even Supernatural's final season trailer is free of the murder clown menace We’re starting to wonder if the TV and film trailer business is okay. Because it’s been murder clown-y as hell of late—not just with Pennywises and whatnot, but also Are You Afraid Of The Dark?, and now, somehow, the final season trailer for Supernatural. The 15-season TV epic isn’t sporting just an...
04:26 2019-09-15

Man charged with murder in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Jermaine Pressley faces charges of murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and three co...
08:39 2019-05-24

Couple charged with murder for smothering baby while he was in ‘timeout’ A New Jersey couple accused of smothering their baby while putting him in a “timeout” for crying before they went on a smoke break have been indicted on murder charges. William Herring, 42, and Brianna Brochhausen, 23, allegedly covered 4-month-old Hunter Brochhausen with a blanket when he would not...
19:39 2019-05-22

Bianca Devins’ boyfriend charged with second-degree murder Brandon Andrew Clark, 21, of Cicero, allegedly slit Devins' throat and then posted a photo of her lifeless body on Instragram — where it remained for nearly a day before being removed....
05:52 2019-07-16

Mom whose baby died with drugs in system charged with murder A Bronx woman has been arrested in the murder of her 18-month-old son, who died last year with a fatal cocktail of fentanyl and heroin in his system, police said Wednesday. Daira Santana-Gonzalez, 23, was charged Friday with murder for the Dec. 27 death of Darwin Gonzalez-Santana, according to autho...
20:52 2019-05-29

She was raped, had a stillbirth and almost died. Then she was charged with the murder of her fetus. A judge’s decision to acquit 21-year-old Evelyn Hernández marks the culmination of a tragic saga that began when she was raped at the age of 18, her lawyers said....
19:26 2019-08-20

Brooklyn man charged with murder after fatal fight over shoes A Brooklyn man who allegedly killed his stepmom when she tried to break up a fight between the 55-year-old and his father over shoes last week was charged with murder Tuesday, police and sources said....
01:52 2019-05-29

83-year-old man charged with murder after allegedly killing Texas man A Texas octogenarian was busted for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbor in a property dispute, according to a report Monday. Wilmer Alton Taylor — who was tossed in jail at the ripe old age of 83 — is accused of blasting Jeremy Smith, 47, in the chest near his home in the Houston-area suburb...
05:13 2019-07-23

Second suspect charged in murder of baby who fatally overdosed A Bronx man has been arrested for murder in the death of a Bronx baby who had a fatal mix of fentanyl and heroin in his system, police said Saturday. Chayanne Mendez Rodriguez, 29, is the second suspect to be charged with murder for the Dec. 27 death of one-year-old Darwin Gonzalez-Santana, official...
03:52 2019-06-30

Ex-boyfriend charged with murder of Hawaii mom who disappeared in 2014 A grand jury indicted a California man for the slaying of his ex-girlfriend last week — five years after she disappeared in her native Hawaii. Bernard Brown will be extradited from Sacramento to the island of Maui to face charges in the murder of 46-year-old Moreira “Mo” Monsalve, ...
14:39 2019-09-25

New York mom charged with murder in deaths of twin girls MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a woman is charged with murder in the deaths of her twin 2-year-old daughters, who were found in cardiac arrest inside a car at a Long Island park. Suffolk County police say they received a 911 call from 24-year-old Tenia Campbell’s mother, saying her daughter w...
12:00 2019-06-28

Gujarat Cop Fires At Man After Argument, Charged With Attempt To Murder A case of attempt to murder has been registered against a police sub-inspector in Vadodara for allegedly firing at a man during an altercation with his father, an official said Friday....
21:13 2019-06-07

Dad of boy found in Denver storage unit charged with murder DENVER (AP) — The father of a 7-year-old boy whose body was found encased in concrete inside a Denver storage unit has been charged in the child’s death. Denver District Attorney Beth McCann’s office says Leland Pankey was charged Thursday with first-degree murder, child abuse resulting ...
02:00 2019-05-31

Kyrgyzstan ex-president charged with murder following arrest: reports Former Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev was charged with murder Tuesday following two violent police raids at his residence last week that left one officer dead, reports said....
20:26 2019-08-13

Uncle charged with murder in disappearance of Utah girl SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The uncle of a missing 5-year-old Utah girl has been charged with murder as a search for the child stretches into a fifth day. Logan Police Chief Gary Jensen said Wednesday that even though the body of Elizabeth “Lizzy” Shelley has not been found, her blood was loc...
21:13 2019-05-29

Simone Biles's Brother Charged With Triple Murder Tevin Biles-Thomas, the brother of three-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, was arrested yesterday and indicted on a variety of charges stemming from his alleged role in a New Year’s Eve shooting in Cleveland that left three men dead. According to local Cleveland outlet WKYC, two people showed...
22:39 2019-08-30

Juvenile Charged With Murder In Bardstown Shooting Death. BARDSTOWN, Ky. (LEX) — Police have arrested a juvenile after a man was shot to death in Bardstown. Authorities responded just before midnight Saturday to reports of a shooting on Bard Avenue. Police found a man dead at the scene with apparent gunshot wounds. Police said a minor was arrested an...
14:52 2019-05-26

The Latest: Fire sets off evacuation from amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the brush fire that erupted near a huge amusement park in Southern California (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A Southern California amusement and water park has closed early after a brush fire broke out nearby and sent hundreds of visitors fleeing from heavy s...
03:00 2019-06-10

Police: Woman killed by 6-foot log pushed off cliff in Ohio state park; 2 teens charged Ohio investigators say the six-foot log was pushed or thrown off the cliff in the Hocking Hills State Park. Two teens have been charged.        ...
15:26 2019-10-13

Dog dies in travel trailer fire in Marana TUCSON – A dog has died after it was trapped in a Marana trailer fire that broke out Monday morning. According to Avra Valley Fire District, firefighters were dispatched to the 16000 block of West Polo Lane after an electrical problem ignited a fire on a trailer in the area. When the first-res...
02:00 2019-06-18

Four Charged with Murder Over 2014 Downing of Malaysia Airlines Plane (NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands) — Four people, including a prominent eastern Ukrainian separatist commander, were charged with murder Wednesday in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine that killed 298 people. A team of international investigators announced the charges, saying ...
23:26 2019-06-19

Detroit man charged with first-degree murder, other felonies in LGBTQ killing A 26-year-old man was charged with numerous felonies, including first-degree murder and four firearm counts, for allegedly assaulting two gay men in Detroit, one of whom died. ...
02:00 2019-07-13

Missouri father charged with murder 16 years after disabled son’s disappearance A Missouri father and former bounty hunter has been charged in his 9-year-old son’s death — some 16 years after the disabled boy disappeared, according to reports. Dawan Ferguson, 46, was charged Thursday in St. Louis County with first-degree murder for causing the presumed death of his son, C...
20:52 2019-10-07

Husband Charged With Murder After Bodies of Wife and 4 Children Are Found Police believe he killed his family at their home in Florida, then stored their bodies there and in his van for several weeks before transporting them to Georgia....
04:13 2019-09-17

Suspect charged with murder in deaths of four homeless men in New York City Randy Santos, 24, was arrested after the deaths of four homeless men who were bludgeoned with a metal pipe as they were sleepingNew York Police Department on Sunday afternoon charged a man suspected of beating to death homeless men sleeping on the street on Saturday with four counts of murder and on...
08:26 2019-10-07

US Olympic Gymnast's Brother, Serving In Army, Charged With Murder The brother of champion US gymnast Simone Biles has been arrested and charged in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting that left three people dead....
21:26 2019-08-30

Man who drove wife and autistic sons off pier charged with murder The California father whose two autistic sons died after he drove off a wharf in the Port of Los Angeles has been charged with capital murder, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced....
13:52 2019-07-19

Man charged with murder of 4 homeless men beaten to death in New York City Police charged a man Sunday in connection to the beating deaths of four homeless men who were killed as they slept on the streets of New York City. Randy Rodriguez Santos, 24, was charged with four counts of murder, one count of attempted murder and unlawful possession of marijuana, NBC New York rep...
02:13 2019-10-07

Father charged with murder for driving sons with autism off L.A. pier A father accused of driving his family off a California pier and killing his two severely autistic sons in order to cash in on their exorbitant life insurance policies was charged Wednesday with capital murder. Ali F. Elmezayen, 44, was charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted mu...
18:39 2019-07-21

Alleged drug-dealing grandma, two others charged in NJ laundromat murder An alleged pill-peddling grandmother known as “Mama Dean” was one of three people who used the same handgun to kill a young man and wound a teen at a New Jersey laundromat, according to a report. Eudean McMillan, 74, was accused of shooting several people who were attacking Darryl Parker, 37, at the...
23:13 2019-09-17

Driver charged with murder after mowing down cyclist who slashed girlfriend A driver was charged with murder Tuesday after mowing down a cyclist for trying to break into his car and slashing his girlfriend, police said. Korey Johnson was leaving Woodhull Hospital around 6 a.m. Monday when he spotted the pedal-pusher, Donald Robert, allegedly trying to break into cars, inclu...
16:26 2019-09-03

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife’s 2016 death FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio “Tony” Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016. Joiner was a former safety at Florida under then-Coach Urban Meyers and part of the team that ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Six men charged in connection with 2011 murder of New Jersey man in Puerto Rico Investigators say the defendants allegedly killed Maurice Spagnoletti because he canceled an inflated contract to provide janitorial services to Doral Bank....
21:39 2019-05-31

Man charged in murder of 7-year-old son whose body was found encased in concrete A Colorado man has been charged in connection to the murder of his 7-year-old son — whose body was found inside a dog crate encased in concrete, according to prosecutors and a new report. Leland Pankey, 39, was charged Thursday with first-degree murder, child abuse resulting in death and tampe...
18:26 2019-05-31

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife's 2016 death A former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio "Tony" Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016, police said....
01:39 2019-06-10

Attorney charged with murder after running over man for throwing golf ball at his car An Atlanta-area attorney is charged with multiple counts of murder after he ran over a man who threw a golf ball at his Mercedes, police said. Bryan Keith Schmitt, 47, was indicted on charges of murder, felony murder and aggravated assault over the death of Hamid Jahangard, 60, of Sandy Springs, Geo...
19:00 2019-08-24

Uncle charged with murder in disappearance of 5-year-old Utah girl SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Uncle charged with murder in disappearance of 5-year-old Utah girl. The post Uncle charged with murder in disappearance of 5-year-old Utah girl appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:52 2019-05-29

Former police officer charged with murder for botched Houston raid Prosecutors charged a former Houston police officer on Friday with two counts of murder and another ex-officer with evidence tampering, in connection with a deadly drug raid that was based on bogus information, officials said....
05:39 2019-08-24

Dog owner charged with murder in mauling death of nine-year-old girl The owner of three dogs that mauled a 9-year-old girl to death in Detroit earlier this week was in jail on Friday, held on a $2 million bond on charges that include second-degree murder....
15:39 2019-08-23

Husband charged with murder of United Nations aid worker, report The husband of a United Nations worker killed at her family home in Fiji last month has been charged with one count of murder, according to Suva police....
00:26 2019-08-12

Manchester bomber's brother appears in UK court charged with murder A man accused of helping his suicide bomber brother plan a deadly 2017 arena attack in the northern city of Manchester appeared in a London court on Thursday....
13:01 2019-07-18

Girl, 15, charged with murder in stabbing on Washington DC Metro train A 15-year-old boy who was stabbed Friday on a Washington Metro train near the U.S. Capitol has died and a 15-year-old girl has been charged with murder, D.C. police said Saturday....
14:26 2019-10-13

Florida man, mistress charged in wife’s murder-for-hire plot JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 50-year-old Florida man and his 30-year-old mistress hired someone to kill his wife and make it look like a bungled burglary. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Lt. Craig Waldrup told news outlets that Jerry “Tommy” Burns and Amanda Love were arrested Fri...
20:13 2019-06-04

Sydney stabbing suspect charged with murder, assault: police Australian police on Friday filed charges against a man accused of killing a young woman and wounding another in a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney this week....
12:39 2019-08-16

25 years after a newborn was found in trash can, her mother is charged with murder Louisiana deputies never gave up on finding out what happened to Baby Jane Doe, who died of hypothermia in Jeanerette in 1994 outside a car wash.        ...
07:13 2019-09-27

Oregon man charged with aggravated murder in disappearance of mother and her 3-year-old son Salem police have arrested a suspect in the case of a Karissa Fretwell and her young son. Michael John Wolfe faces two counts of aggravated murder.        ...
22:13 2019-05-26

Three formally charged in Malta for murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia Trial over anti-corruption journalist’s killing may not take place for years, say expertsThree men have been formally charged over the 2017 murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese anti-corruption journalist and blogger who was killed by a car bomb in November 2017.Brothers Alfred and George Degi...
14:26 2019-07-17

Three charged over murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Three men have been formally charged over the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, whose reporting exposed corruption within political circles in Malta, police confirmed to CNN....
15:52 2019-07-17

Teenager charged with attempted murder after boy, six, 'thrown' from Tate Modern Suspect, 17, arrested on Sunday after boy left seriously hurt by fall from viewing platform A 17-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after a six-year-old boy was allegedly thrown from the viewing platform at Tate Modern.The teenager was arrested on Sunday afternoon by police respondi...
03:13 2019-08-06

Union Minister's Son Charged With Attempt To Murder In Madhya Pradesh Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel's son was arrested today in an attempt to murder case that left four people injured in a clash in Madhya Pradesh. Seven others have also been arrested in the matter......
01:26 2019-06-19

11 Charged In Aligarh For Inflammatory Social Media Posts Over Murder Police have charged 11 persons for allegedly posting inflammatory content, and were maintaining tight security on Tuesday to prevent any flare-up in the aftermath of the brutal murder of a toddler,......
05:39 2019-06-12

Detroit man charged with murder in death of girl, 9, who was killed by pit bulls A Michigan man is facing murder charges after his three dogs brutally attacked and killed a 9-year-old girl in Detroit earlier this week, according to Thursday reports....
01:13 2019-08-23

Texas police officer charged with murder in Dallas shooting DALLAS (AP) — A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a pickup truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb. The Dallas County District Attorney’s office says a grand jury indicted Farmers Branch Officer Michael Dunn Wednesday, two weeks af...
19:52 2019-06-27

Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in Southern California. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor prompted the park to announce an evacuation shortly after noon Sunday north of Los Angele...
23:26 2019-06-09

Man with rifle opens fire at New Jersey park and ride: police OLD BRIDGE, N.J. — Police are seeking a gunman who fired several shots at a New Jersey Transit park and ride. NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith says four people were waiting for a bus at the Old Bridge park and ride near Route 9 when the man with a rifle opened fire just before 4......
16:52 2019-08-27

3 people robbed at gunpoint in Prospect Park: cops Three people were robbed at gunpoint while relaxing in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, police said Sunday. Two women, ages 20 and 21, and a 20-year-old man were “just chilling” in a field in Prospect Park near 3rd Street in Park Slope at about 1:30 a.m. when two men walked up to them, po...
22:39 2019-07-07

Delaware day care worker charged with murder in death of 4-month-old under her watch (NBC News) — A 19-year-old old day care worker in Delaware has been charged with murder in the death of an infant under her watch. Police responded to a call of an unresponsive 4-month-old girl on Thursday at the Little People Child Development Center in Bear, Delaware, a town just southwest o...
08:00 2019-09-09

Brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles charged in triple murder The brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles was arrested Thursday at a U.S. Army base and charged in connection with a triple murder at a rental property in Cleveland....
17:26 2019-08-30

Long Island teen charged with murder in stabbing death of student A Long Island teenager was charged with murder Wednesday in the stabbing death of an Oceanside High School student who was killed while dozens of bystanders filmed the assault — without lifting a finger. Tyler Flach, 18, of Lido Beach, is due to be arraigned on a second-degree murder charge in...
03:52 2019-09-19

| Romania suspect admits killing two teenage girls, charged with murder A man in Romania has admitted to killing two teenage girls including a 15-year-old whose disappearance this week shook the country and claimed the scalp of the police chief, the suspect's lawyer has said....
18:39 2019-07-31

Texas suspect charged with murder in shooting labeled domestic terrorism Texas prosecutors charged a man with capital murder for fatally shooting 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday to condemn white supremacy and violent video games....
17:39 2019-08-05

An Air Force officer reported his wife missing. Now he's charged with her murder Air Force Major Andre McDonald, based out of San Antonio, was arrested after officials found the body of his wife Andreen on Thursday.        ...
19:39 2019-07-15

Simone Biles doesn’t want to talk after brother charged in triple murder Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said she was “eating [her] feelings” as news surfaced that her brother was charged for his alleged involvement in a triple homicide in Cleveland. Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, was arrested Thursday on murder, voluntary manslaughter, felonious assault and perjury charges ...
19:00 2019-08-30

Deputy’s Son Arrested in Mysterious, Year-Old Death of D.J. Broadus but Not Charged With Murder Twenty-one minutes after D.J. Broadus was shot in the back of the head at the remote Florida home of a well-connected Florida law enforcement family, investigators knew who shot him. The person allegedly responsible for Broadus’ death admitted it ... on tape. He was even taken into police custody. T...
01:26 2019-05-22

Simone Biles' brother charged in New Year's Eve triple murder, police say The brother of Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles was charged in connection with a New Year’s Eve shooting in Ohio that left three people dead and two others wounded, police said Thursday....
13:00 2019-08-30

Simone Biles' Brother Tevin Arrested and Charged For Triple Murder Simone Biles' older brother has landed in jail. Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, has been arrested and charged with murder following a fatal shooting on New Year's Eve. According to......
16:13 2019-08-30

Man charged in 31-year-old cold case murder. Police suspect he may have killed others Lawrence Gene 'Larry' Timmons was charged Friday with the 1988 slaying of a 31-year-old Missouri woman. Other cold cases now being looked at.        ...
04:00 2019-09-09

California mother charged with murder after toddler left in car for hours with heater on A woman in California was arrested and charged Friday with the death of her daughter after allegedly leaving her alone in a running car overnight with the heater on and a blanket covering her, according to officials....
19:00 2019-10-06

Man charged with murder, kidnapping of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck Mackenzie Lueck has been missing since June 17, 2019 and was last known to be at the Salt Lake City International Airport. She left the airport in a ride share vehicle and was dropped off at Hatch Park in North Salt Lake.Salt Lake City Police Dept Salt Lake City police charged a man with murder Frid...
05:39 2019-06-29

Major marijuana trafficker charged with murder-for-hire plot: feds PORTLAND, Ore. — U.S. prosecutors said Monday they have charged an Oregon drug smuggler in what they described as a sordid murder-for-hire plot that targeted an associate who owed tens of thousands of dollars for marijuana trafficking services. Authorities say John Tobe Larson, 68, offered an inform...
08:00 2019-08-27

14-year-old boy who confessed to killing 5 family members charged with murder, police say A 14-year-old Alabama boy confessed to killing five of his family members with a gun that was "illegally" in his home, according to police.        ...
09:26 2019-09-04

Minnesota man charged with murder after dropping infant son on head for being ‘difficult’: report A Minnesota man was arrested Friday on a charge of killing his 5-month-old son by allegedly dropping him on his head for being fussy and “difficult,” a report said....
00:26 2019-08-13

Kyrgyz ex-president charged with murder, unrest -prosecutors cited by Interfax Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Kyrgyzstan's ex-president Almazbek Atambayev with murder and causing mass unrest, news agency Interfax reported, after a deadly clash last week with security forces who were seeking to arrest him....
11:13 2019-08-13

2 inmates in New Mexico charged with attempted murder after attack on prison guards The Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility remains on lockdown after two prison guards were attacked by several inmates Tuesday evening.        ...
06:39 2019-07-19

California man charged with murder in drowning deaths of his 2 autistic sons, prosecutors say A California man has been charged with murder for allegedly driving his family, including his two autistic sons, off a Los Angeles pier after buying $6 million insurance policies in case of accidental deaths, prosecutors said Wednesday....
05:13 2019-07-18

Simone Biles ‘aches’ for victims after brother charged in triple murder Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, has been indicted for party shootingOlympic champion says heart aches for everyone involvedOlympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she’s struggling with the arrest of her brother who was charged in a shooting that left three dead.She said in a tweet Monday that her hear...
19:52 2019-09-03

Admitted serial killer Samuel Little charged with murder of more women in Ohio The man who may be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history is facing new charges for two of his victims in Ohio. Samuel Little was indicted Friday in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, for killing two women in Cleveland. The 78-year-old is already serving four life sentences, one for murder in Texas, wh...
16:26 2019-06-01

Cop charged in murder-for-hire plot under investigation for alleged child abuse The NYPD cop accused of trying to have her estranged husband killed in a murder-for-hire plot is under investigation for alleged child abuse, lawyers said in court — where she appeared sporting a fresh-looking tattoo reading “‘Til Death” on Wednesday. The allegations involving the ...
01:13 2019-06-13

Man linked to David Ortiz shooting to be charged with accomplice to attempted murder The first arrests in the Sunday night shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz on the streets of Santo Domingo have been made, according to reports. Motorcyclist, Eddy Vladimir Féliz Garcia, who had a 2017 arrest for drug possession, was one of several people in custody as of Tuesday afternoon, as The...
03:26 2019-06-12

Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park’s evacuation. The blaze erupted at around noon, local time in Santa Clarita and burned 40 acres in four hours, The Los Angeles Times reported. “I...
04:52 2019-06-10

New Menu: FIRE At The Park Takes Farm-To-Table Concept To Next Level The new summer menu at Fire is over 80% organic and has been designed to source ingredients from a growing list of suppliers and farmers who practice sustainable techniques to offer environmentally......
21:26 2019-07-18

Grenfell Tower fire: London Fire Brigade voluntarily interviewed by Met Police under caution as survivors' group calls for people to be 'brought to account' The Grenfell Tower survivors' group today said it is time people are "brought to account" after the London Fire Brigade gave an interview under caution as part of the Met's probe into the fire....
06:26 2019-09-17

The Battle for People’s Park, Berkeley 1969: when Vietnam came home A year before Kent State, police shot at protesters in California, killing one. A new oral history of the clash is a searing readOn 4 May 1970, the Ohio national guard shot at hundreds of students protesting against the invasion of Cambodia, wounding eight and killing four. Kent State was seared int...
15:13 2019-07-06

Brother of Gymnastics Phenom Simone Biles Arrested and Charged With Triple Murder The brother of U.S. Olympic gymnast and multiple record-breaker Simone Biles was arrested and charged with murder Thursday, in connection with a shooting at a New Year’s Eve party in Cleveland, Ohio....
17:26 2019-08-30

Judge removes lead prosecutor in case against Navy SEAL charged with murder A Navy judge has removed the lead prosecutor in the case against a Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded person and shooting at noncombatants in Iraq, citing potential conflicts of interest over the prosecutor's decision to use an email tracker in corresponding with the defense team....
03:39 2019-06-05

Police: Arizona teen charged with murder after burglarizing apartment, killing tenant PHOENIX (KPNX) — A 14-year-old boy is being charged with felony first degree murder after he allegedly broke into an apartment and shot and killed the tenant when the tenant came home and interrupted the burglary, police say. Last Wednesday Aug. 21 at about 12:30 p.m. police responded to a shooting ...
08:26 2019-08-27

Australian woman, 20, found stabbed to death beside injured dad in car; father charged with murder A 20-year-old medical student in Australia is being remembered as a “high achiever” and “talented pianist” after she was found stabbed to death in a Mercedes Benz next to her injured father, who has been charged with her murder, reports said Tuesday....
19:13 2019-07-23

Homeless man charged with murder after killing spree in New York City's Chinatown neighborhood A homeless man has been charged with murder in the brutal killings of four other homeless men in New York City's Chinatown neighborhood.        ...
09:39 2019-10-07

Missing Utah girl's body found, uncle charged with murder, kidnapping Police in Utah believe the found the body of a missing 5-year-old Utah girl after negotiations with her uncle, who was charged with murder and kidnapping Wednesday....
03:00 2019-05-30

Unnao Rape Accused Kuldeep Sengar Charged With Murder Of Girl's Father Uttar Pradesh lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar -- accused of raping a teenage girl in Unnao -- has been charged with the murder of her father. A court in Delhi today framed charges against him and his brother,......
19:26 2019-08-13

Three sisters who killed abusive father charged with murder in Russia. Outrage ensued The Khachaturyan sisters were charged last month with premeditated murder in a case that has shone a light on the Russian justice system.        ...
23:39 2019-07-05

Priest's son charged in murder of American biologist in Greece as grisly new details emerge An American scientist found dead in a bunker on Crete used by the Nazis during World War II was choked to death by a man—the son of a priest-- who raped her after mowing her down with his car, Greek police said Tuesday....
18:00 2019-07-16

Alaskan teens charged with murder after phony multimillionaire offers $9M for proof of slaying Three Alaskan teens were charged Tuesday with the murder of Cynthia Hoffman, 19, after prosecutors allege the killing earlier this month was part of an elaborate scheme to cash in on a $9 million offer from an Indiana man claiming to be a multimillionaire....
23:13 2019-06-20

Suspect accused of shooting 6 Philadelphia cops during standoff charged with attempted murder The man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers during a seven-hour standoff on Wednesday has been charged with attempted murder, authorities said....
00:13 2019-08-18

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving fatal opioid doses An Ohio doctor was charged with 25 counts of murder for administering high and sometimes fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of very sick patients, prosecutors said on Wednesday....
20:00 2019-06-05

Ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife found dead; son charged with two counts of murder Former NFL lineman Barry Bennett and his wife were found Wednesday after a friend went to their Minnesota home for a welfare check.       ...
19:52 2019-08-24

Ohio doctor William Husel charged with 25 counts of murder in opioid deaths Ohio prosecutors charged a physician Wednesday with more than two dozen counts of murder, for prescribing fatal doses of opioids to near-death patients....
20:00 2019-06-05

Suspect in disappearance, death of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck charged with murder A suspect in the death of Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck was formally charged Wednesday with murder and kidnapping.        ...
23:13 2019-07-10

North Carolina man charged with attempted murder after attacking ex-girlfriend with machete: police A North Carolina man is charged with two counts of attempted murder after attacking his ex-girlfriend and another person during a domestic dispute Sunday, police said. ...
22:00 2019-06-27

‘Womb Raiders’ charged with murder of baby they allegedly ripped from pregnant teen The women who allegedly slaughtered a pregnant Chicago teenager and ripped the baby from her womb were charged Thursday in the death of the newborn. Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree Figueroa, 24, were already charged for the first-degree murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, whose ...
08:26 2019-07-19

Father charged with murder after driving two sons with severe autism off California pier The father had purchased $6 million in insurance policies to cover his family in the event of an accidental death prior to the incident.        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Ex-Houston police officer charged with felony murder in deadly drug raid A former Houston police officer has been charged with two counts of felony murder in connection to a botched narcotics raid earlier this year that left two people and their dog dead and four officers wounded....
01:13 2019-08-24

Black Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Being Shot by a Police Officer During Traffic Stop For black men throughout the country, getting pulled over by the police is one of our biggest fears—if not our greatest source of anxiety. But to be charged with attempting to murder a police officer after what should’ve been a routine stop is something none of us could ever foresee coming....
20:26 2019-07-01

Missing Indiana girl, 10, found dead in trash bag; stepmother charged in murder An Indiana woman who led authorities to believe her 10-year-old stepdaughter had run away has been charged with murder after the child’s body was discovered in a trash bag at their home, investigators said....
02:13 2019-09-06

Man charged with murder, kidnapping in disappearance of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck Salt Lake City man Ayoola A. Ajayi, 31, to be charged with aggravated murder and kidnapping case of missing Utah student Mackenzie Lueck.        ...
20:52 2019-06-28

Ex-Arkansas state senator’s campaign staffer, 'friend' charged in politician’s murder The former campaign staffer and “friend” suspected in this month’s shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder....
18:52 2019-06-18

Convicted pedophile charged in 1993 kidnapping, murder of 9-year-old Missouri girl Missouri prosecutors announced Wednesday that they have charged a convicted pedophile who once ran an international child pornography ring with the 1993 abduction, rape, and killing of a 9-year-old girl....
09:39 2019-06-06

Lightning-caused fire at Grand Canyon National Park grows to 25 acres NORTH RIM, Ariz. (KPNX) — Grand Canyon National Park managers say one of the three fires ignited by lightning recently on the North Rim grew. The Ikes Fire is located three miles east of Swamp Point. It started on July 25, according to park officials. In the last few days, the fire went from just a ...
02:00 2019-08-02

An Amusement Park Ride Snapped in Half and Killed Two People in India A popular pendulum-style ride at an amusement park in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad broke on Sunday while the ride was operating. The accident was caught on video. The city mayor’s office said two people died, and 29 others were injured in the accident at Kankaria Amusement Park, accord...
08:13 2019-07-16

Read This: Rich people mad that dogs at dog park not following “no excessive barking” signs “Chevy Chase” is trending on Twitter today, leading many to check on the well-being of the SNL veteran/Caddyshack-Community star. But the phrase in this case actually refers to Chevy Chase, Maryland, where a dog park in a tony neighborhood has caused some local controversy, as reported in a terrific...
08:52 2019-08-29

Man charged with murder of Bianca Devins allegedly posted photos of her body on social media Brandon Clark, 21, was charged late Monday with second-degree murder in the death of Bianca Devins, 17.        ...
18:00 2019-07-16

Friend of slain former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith charged with murder A friend of the ex-Arkansas state senator found shot dead in her home this month was charged with her murder on Monday. Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, was ordered held without bond after being charged with capital murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence in the death of 57-year-old f...
10:13 2019-06-18

Man charged with murder of Bianca Devins posted photos of her body on social media, authorities say Brandon Clark, 21, was charged late Monday with second-degree murder in the death of Bianca Devins, 17.        ...
22:26 2019-07-16

Police: Missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck is dead; man charged with murder ​​​​​​​One person has been taken into custody Friday morning in relation to the disappearance of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck, Salt Lake City police announced....
20:52 2019-06-28

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder, accused of prescribing excessive doses of painkillers An Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive and potentially fatal doses of opioids to dozens of near-death patients is facing multiple counts of murder, prosecutors announced Wednesday. William Husel voluntarily surrendered to authorities and was charged in 25 deaths following a six-month investiga...
18:52 2019-06-05

Uncle of missing 5-year-old Utah girl Elizabeth Shelley charged with aggravated murder Alex Whipple, the 21-year-old uncle of 5-year-old Elizabeth Shelley, who was reported missing in Logan, Utah, has been charged with aggravated murder.        ...
21:39 2019-05-29

‘Dishonoring the Badge’: Former Houston Police Officers Charged With Murder Over Deadly Drug Raid Houston police are throwing the book at two of their officers who were caught lying about having an informant during a drug raid that left two people dead and five fellow law enforcement officials injured....
22:13 2019-08-24

Man charged in murder of activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, found dead in a car's trunk Ronn Bell, 38, was arrested and charged Tuesday with first-degree murder for Sadie Roberts-Joseph's death.        ...
01:26 2019-07-17

NBA Star Kawhi Leonard’s Sister Charged With Murder of 84-Year-Old Woman at California Casino The sister of NBA superstar Kawhi Leonard has been charged with murder in the death of an 84-year-old woman following a robbery at a casino near Temecula, Calif....
19:39 2019-09-09

El Paso shooting suspect charged with capital murder; massacre being investigated as domestic terrorism Authorities announced Sunday the massacre at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas — where a gunman opened fire, killing at least 20 and wounding 26 others — is being investigated as a domestic terrorism case, and officials are looking into whether hate crime charges for the suspect, who's been charged with c...
21:13 2019-08-04

The Latest: Man charged in deadly California fire testifies OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two men in a deadly California warehouse fire(all times local): 1 p.m. One of two men blamed for a warehouse fire that killed 36 people in the San Francisco Bay Area two years ago told a jury that he helped maintain the building in exchange for free ...
23:00 2019-06-17

Glacier National Park chalet destroyed in 2017 fire expected to be rebuilt by October Construction crews have to hike seven miles in and climb 3,300 feet per trip to rebuild the burned chalet, using materials dropped by helicopter.       ...
18:13 2019-06-18

Worcester Park fire: four-storey block of flats alight in south-west London Twenty fire engines and more than 100 firefighters on scene after the fire quickly spread in early hours of Monday morning Firefighters were battling a major blaze in south-west London in the early hours of Monday, with a four-storey block of flats engulfed in flames.A total of 20 fire engines and s...
08:26 2019-09-09

Watch a trailer for Portrait Of A Lady On Fire, one of the year's most affecting love stories We were quite taken with Portrait Of A Lady On Fire at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, calling Céline Sciamma’s new film “rapturously romantic and sexy.” Set in France in 1760, the story follows an artist, Marianne (Noémie Merlant), who’s hired to paint a portrait of Héloïse, the daughter of a wea...
02:00 2019-09-10

22 MS-13 members charged with killing seven people, racketeering A total of 22 MS-13 gang members and associates were indicted on federal charges of racketeering and murder for participating in a series of killings....
08:39 2019-07-17

Prosecutor: More people could be charged in R. Kelly case A prosecutor has told a federal judge in Chicago that more charges and more defendants could be added to the criminal case that’s already put singer R. Kelly behind bars pending trial...
18:26 2019-07-31

Delaware child care worker charged with murder of infant who wouldn't stop crying Dejoynay Ferguson, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in death of 4-month-old girl at Little People Child Development Center in Bear, Delaware.        ...
18:00 2019-09-09

Witness testifies that he was the one who killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq, not Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — Witness testifies that he was the one who killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq, not Navy SEAL charged with murder. The post Witness testifies that he was the one who killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq, not Navy SEAL charged with murder appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:26 2019-06-20

Woman charged with setting a house on fire blamed spider A woman in Kansas City Missouri has been charged after setting a house on fire - and she says it’s because there was a spider. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.        ...
00:00 2019-07-20

Man charged with murdering his elderly roommate in fatal Queens fire A man was charged Wednesday night with setting the blaze that killed his elderly Queens roommate, police said. Rampersaud Persaud, 49, is facing murder and arson charges for allegedly killing Bibi Jasmin, 63, at their shared home on 219th Street near 89th Avenue in Queens Village about 11:10 p.m. Tu...
09:13 2019-09-05

Dear White People promises the "same title, new spin" in third season trailer Dear White People’s stellar second season wrapped up more than two years ago, so we’re delighted that the Netflix comedy about the realities of living as a person of color on a predominantly white Ivy League school is only a few weeks from returning. Today, a trailer for the third season was release...
17:00 2019-07-19

More than 30m people have watched Netflix's Murder Mystery – why? The critics might have hated it, but this Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler-starring Agatha Christie pastiche broke the record for Netflix’s biggest opening weekendDespite the critics (mostly) hating it, we now know that 30.9m Netflix account-holders watched Murder Mystery in its first three days of...
19:13 2019-06-19

Man riding tractor accused of impaling Iowa sheriff's car with bale spear, charged with attempted murder A man is accused of attempted murder of an Iowa sheriff after officials say he used a bale spear to impale the lawman's car. The sheriff was unharmed.        ...
18:52 2019-05-24

Jeffrey Epstein feared cellmate, a muscle-bound ex-cop charged in murder who was moved before financier's death: report A hulking ex-cop facing the death penalty on federal murder and drug charges was reportedly Jeffrey Epstein's cellmate at Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center — and an official says Epstein might've feared the former police officer, who was questioned after the disgraced financier's apparent...
00:26 2019-08-13

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder. The post Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct from case of decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:26 2019-06-04

Netflix's Murder Mystery under fire for Spain cliche portrayal Málaga authorities complained about ‘retrograde’ scene of Gypsy woman in flamenco dressTourism boards in Spain have said the portrayal of the southern city of Málaga in Netflix’s hit film Murder Mystery is riddled with cliches and 50 years out of date.The film centres on an American couple, Jennifer...
21:00 2019-07-01

Church leaders charged with using homeless people as forced labor A dozen leaders of California-based Imperial Valley Ministries, including a former pastor, are accused of subjecting dozens of mostly homeless people to forced labor, making them surrender their government benefits and panhandle up to nine hours a day, six days a week, so the leaders could reap the ...
15:13 2019-09-11

16 People Charged In Bangladesh After Girl Burned To Death After Assault Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh today with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burnt to death after reporting sexual harassment....
19:13 2019-05-29

Police: 2 arrested for murder, suspicious east side home fire TUCSON – Two suspects in connection to a mysterious Tucson house fire in April have been arrested in New York, police say. Blane Barksdale, Susan Barksdale, and Brent Mallard,/ Tucson Police Department According to NBC affiliate WHEC in Rochester, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Monroe...
23:39 2019-05-24

Iranian woman sets herself on fire after being charged with illegally attending soccer match An Iranian woman set herself on fire outside a courthouse in Tehran on Monday to protest being charged with trying to impersonate a man and illegally attend a soccer match, according to reports....
07:13 2019-09-06

Dog row 'behind murder of man in east London park' A father has lost his fight for life three days after suffering a serious head injury, reportedly during an argument over a dog in an east London park....
21:00 2019-06-05

A public DNA database led to a murder conviction, but innocent people may pay the price To date, public DNA databases have been used to identify more than 40 rape and murder suspects, some from cases dating back a half-century. Yesterday, for the first time, evidence from one such database was used to convict a man of a double murder from the late 1980s. Tanya Van Cuylenborg, 17, and h...
22:26 2019-07-03

Philly Park Officials Criticized for Installing Devices That Blare High-Frequency Noise at Young People There is growing criticism of Philadelphia officials’ decision to install sonic devices called the Mosquito that constantly emit extremely loud, high-frequency noise from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. every night designed to be audible only to persons aged 13 to 25, according to a Friday report by NPR’s M...
09:00 2019-07-07

A Detroit Music Festival That Charged White People More Backtracks on Its Pricing Afrofuture Fest initially planned to charge people of color $20 and “non-POC” $40. By Sunday evening, it announced a general admission fee of $20 for all....
04:39 2019-07-08

9 counts of attempted murder for student who allegedly opened fire in football stadium Deangelo Parnell, 17, has been charged with nine counts of attempted murder for allegedly opening fire Friday into a stadium in Mobile, Alabama.        ...
22:00 2019-08-31

Worcester Park fire: Parents who fled devastating blaze with baby twins face rebuilding lives after all possessions were destroyed A young couple who escaped the devastating Worcester Park inferno with their twin baby daughters have been left with nothing but the clothes on their backs....
04:52 2019-09-10

Netflix says 30 million people watched Murder Mystery in its opening weekend Netflix has traditionally kept its mysterious rating system fairly close to the vest; since the streaming service is not on the Nielsen ratings system, it’s difficult to verify their occasional streaming claims. As we noted last October when Netflix stated that 80 million viewers had watched one of ...
19:39 2019-06-19

Bianca Devins murder: Instagram under fire over shared images of dead teen's body Alleged killer Brandon Clark’s post with the caption ‘I’m sorry, Bianca’ shared and reposted hundreds of timesSocial media companies have come under fire after images of a murdered teenage girl’s body were posted online and were widely shared on Instagram as well as other sites including Discord and...
08:52 2019-07-17

75 years ago: Nazis carry out mass murder of Sinti and Roma people in Auschwitz On August 2, 1944, more than 4,000 people were gassed to death in Auschwitz. The Nazi genocide of Sinti and Roma in Europe still affects many lives today, says historian Karola Fings....
02:39 2019-08-03

Marine corporal charged with murder, manslaughter in shooting of fellow Marine in DC barracks A United States Marine has been charged with murder, involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide in the January shooting of a fellow Marine at the Corps' Washington D.C. barracks....
23:52 2019-08-02

14 people, 14 animals displaced in condo fire TUCSON — 14 people and more than a dozen animals were displaced after flames ripped through a condominium complex. The fire broke out Monday evening at the Barcelona Manor Condos near Oracle and Orange Grove. The Red Cross responded to the scene to assist those affected. Preliminary reports f...
06:52 2019-08-21

Simone Biles' Boyfriend Alludes to Her Brother's Murder Charge in Post About ''Strongest People'' Simone Biles is most likely leaning on her inner circle following the arrest of her older brother, Tevin Biles-Thomas. Hours ago, news broke that the 24-year-old was taken into custody......
06:13 2019-08-31

2 health care providers, dozens of people charged in alleged $115M Medicare kickback scheme Two health care providers and 28 individuals - including one of the provider’s CEOs, 13 doctors, five nurses and a social worker – were charged for their alleged involvement in a $115 million Medicare kickback scheme in California, the Justice Department announced Thursday....
02:13 2019-09-06

Worcester Park fire: Father speaks of heartbreak after 'losing everything' in horror flat blaze A Worcester Park resident has spoken of his devastation after his family's possessions were destroyed by a horror blaze at the four-storey block this morning....
14:26 2019-09-09

Bangladesh slum fire leaves 10,000 people homeless More than 10,000 people have been left homeless after a massive fire engulfed a slum in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, destroying thousands of shanties, according to Bangladeshi officials....
17:13 2019-08-18

Sir Cliff: People still think 'no smoke without fire' over false sex claim Sir Cliff Richard said people still believe there is "no smoke without fire" after he was wrongly accused of sexual assault as he called for a change in the law to protect those facing false allegations....
03:13 2019-07-02

At least 25 people dead after boat fire off California coast At least 25 people are dead and nine are unaccounted for after a diving boat caught fire off Santa Cruz Island in California.        ...
20:39 2019-09-03

Russian deep-sea submarine fire kills 14 people Even after extinguishing the fire, the soldiers died from smoke inhalation. Authorities have launched an investigation "to establish the cause of the incident."...
18:26 2019-07-02

Tate Modern incident: Teenager charged with attempted murder after child, 6, 'thrown from viewing platform' A teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder after a six-year-old boy was allegedly thrown from a viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery....
03:39 2019-08-06

Ex-Dallas officer Amber Guyger's murder conviction 'a huge victory for black people in America' Convicted of murdering Botham Jean, former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger is set to be sentenced Wednesday by a jury.        ...
17:13 2019-10-02

Neo-Nazi Who Threatened Mass Murder of Latinx People Thanked God for Donald Trump: Court Docs Federal law enforcement in Washington state arrested 35-year-old Eric Lin last week, alleging he made a series of threats toward a Miami-area Latinx family over the past several months. The threats, which called for the eradication of minority groups, also allegedly included references to President ...
21:26 2019-08-20

'Indispensable': More people in big cities live within a 10-minute walk of a park, study shows A new index of U.S. city parks shows more people live within a 10-minute walk of them, but the goal of 100% access remains distant.        ...
09:52 2019-05-22

Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted Aircraft dumped water early on Wednesday to douse the flames of a wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal for help from elsewhere in Europe....
12:13 2019-08-14

Two dead near Los Angeles as Saddleridge fire forces 100,000 people to evacuate The Saddleridge fire, which began in Sylmar, is moving quickly thanks to Santa Ana winds, burning homes and forcing evacuations in California near LA        ...
23:13 2019-10-11

Spotting a fire truck ahead is easy for people, not so for cars So far, Tesla is the only automaker cited by the National Transportation Safety Board in an accident investigation for how it designed its partially autonomous system, but the case highlights the broader limitations of similar technology....
20:13 2019-09-06

10,000 People Left Homeless After Fire Destroys Slum In Bangladesh At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday....
22:26 2019-08-18

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
15:26 2019-06-21

Tate Modern incident: Teenager charged with attempted murder after child, 6, 'thrown from viewing platform' of London museum A teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder after a six-year-old boy was allegedly thrown from a viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery....
06:52 2019-08-06

Florida officials play 'Baby Shark' on repeat to keep homeless people out of local park West Palm Beach, Florida officials are playing "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," on loop overnight in an effort to ward homeless people away.        ...
00:39 2019-07-18

Rambo finds a few hundred more people to kill in the Rambo: Last Blood trailer Sylvester Stallone’s John Rambo, voice stonier than peridotite, is obsessed with death. “I’ve lived in a world of death,” he grumbles in the trailer for Rambo: Last Blood, reflecting on those who died “fast with a bullet” or with “not enough left to bury,” which is a nice way to describe exploded pe...
17:39 2019-05-30

2 people shot when gunman opens fire during wedding at New Hampshire church NBC — Two people were shot and injured when a gunman opened fire during a wedding ceremony Saturday morning at a church in Pelham, New Hampshire. The incident happened at New England Pentecostal Church, about 24 miles southeast of Manchester. Pelham Police Chief Joseph Roark said officers were...
05:00 2019-10-13

FDNY firefighters rescue four people trapped on fire truck ride Four people got trapped in a fake fire rig at a Staten Island fair on Saturday — and a team of genuine FDNY firefighters rushed to the scene to rescue them. Hilarious photos show the real smoke-eaters in full regalia climbing a ladder to save their pretend brethren stuck on a “Fire Truck...
06:26 2019-09-15

One person missing after fire and border officials pull 14 people from Rio Grande At least 14 people were rescued while attempting to cross the Rio Grande into El Paso, Texas, on Monday, an El Paso Fire Department spokesman told CNN...
16:00 2019-08-13

More than 30 people are missing and feared dead in a boat fire off the coast of California Ventura County Fire Department A boat caught fire near Santa Cruz Island, off the coast of Ventura County, California, early Monday morning. The Ventura County Fire Department told KTLA that there were 34 fatalities. On Monday afternoon the Coast Guard told Fox 11 it had recovered four bodies, but...
23:13 2019-09-02

Three people, including 6-year-old child, dead in Queens house fire Three people, including a 6-year-old girl, were killed when a fire tore through a two-story home in Queens on Wednesday, sources said. The victims died in the blaze that started in a residence on 93rd Street in East Elmhurst, Queens at about 4 p.m., according to police sources. “Unfortunately,...
02:13 2019-07-11

'Cats' musical drops first trailer with Taylor Swift and people are seriously divided The first trailer for "Cats" dropped Thursday, prompting star Taylor Swift to declare, "I'm a cat now." But not everyone loved it.        ...
03:52 2019-07-19

A gunman opened fire at a church wedding ceremony in New Hampshire, injuring 2 people Associated Press Two people were shot in New Hampshire on Saturday after a gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony. Guests tackled the shooter and pinned him to the ground until police arrived, authorities said. Dale Holloway, 37, has been charged with first degree assault for shooting Stanley Cho...
05:26 2019-10-13

A Fire at Kyoto Animation Killed 33 People. Here’s What to Know About the Deadly Arson Attack in Japan Thirty-three people have died and dozens have been left injured after a suspected arson attack in an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan. A man reportedly shouted “You die!” before setting fire to Kyoto Animation studio on Thursday, local media reports. The fire started in the three-story ...
17:52 2019-07-18

Multiple people dead, dozens missing after boat fire off California coast Several people are dead and dozens are unaccounted for after a diving boat caught on fire near Santa Barbara, California.        ...
04:39 2019-09-03

California boat company suspends tours after fatal fire than killed 34 people The Southern California boat company whose vessel caught fire earlier this month, killing 34 people, announced a voluntary indefinite suspension of its fleet Tuesday. ...
02:13 2019-10-02

A Los Angeles bush fire has burned over 7,500 acres and prompted evacuation orders for 100,000 people — here are the latest updates AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker The Saddleridge Fire broke out in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles on Thursday night. The blaze has consumed over 7,542 acres of land, prompting mandatory evacuation orders for about 100,000 people as of Friday afternoon. The fire has spread at a rate of 800 acres per hou...
04:00 2019-10-12

Santa Cruz Island boat fire: dozens of people feared dead off California coast Up to 39 people were onboard a diving boat that caught fire in the early hours of the morning, and five have been confirmed rescuedUp to 34 people have been reported missing and are feared dead off the coast of southern California after a diving boat caught fire in the early hours of Monday morning,...
21:52 2019-09-02

People have unknowingly come face to face with two teens on the lam in Canada, suspected of murder In Northern Manitoba, the bugs are so big they can bite through your clothes. But this is reportedly where two teens suspected of killing three people are hiding out....
03:52 2019-08-01

Utah's Arches National Park certified as international dark sky park; what does that mean? The designation will help Utah's Arches National Park grow astronomy programs and encourages astronomy-based tourism in nearby communities.       ...
14:00 2019-07-10

Toxic algae that’s killed 9 dogs found in Central Park, Prospect Park The same toxic algae that’s killed at least nine dogs across the country this summer is in full bloom in the water at popular city parks — and parents and pet owners are being warned to stay away. Central Park’s Harlem Meer and Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Lake are coated with the blue-green muck, which...
11:26 2019-08-25

Boy with autism breaks down at Orlando theme park, park employee saves the day https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/09/boy-autism-theme-park-employee-vpx.hln_2640954_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – While Spider-Man was off-duty, a real-life superhero swung into action to comfort Lenore Koppelman’s son. She and her husband, Steve, took Ralph, 9, to Universa...
19:39 2019-06-09

Coney Island Amusement Park in Cincinnati shutting down all rides to focus on water park Coney Island in Cincinnati will remove its amusement park rides and center its attention on its Sunlite Pool water park area       ...
15:26 2019-09-10

Silver Dollar City theme park announces giant raft ride, major park expansion Silver Dollar City's announcement capped off more than a year of fan rumors and speculation about what would replace the Lost River of the Ozarks.       ...
22:00 2019-08-13

Frat culture is a cult in this trailer for Sophia Takal's Black Christmas trailer The 1974 Black Christmas is a seminal slasher. The 2006 remake? Not so much. Now, it’s time for yet another gang of sorority sisters to see their blood stain the fresh-blown snow. Blumhouse’s new take on Black Christmas comes via Sophia Takal, who made us fans with 2016's Always Shine, and, as t...
23:26 2019-09-05

Almost 30 people jump off boat into shark-filled waters after fire: 'All hell broke loose' About 30 passengers and crew members on a small boat in the Galapagos had to jump into shark-filled waters last month after a fire broke out on board.       ...
21:00 2019-08-02

Vail man gets 71 years in prison for murder of wife, daughter and attempted murder of son TUCSON – The Vail man who admitted to killing his wife and daughter in 2018 was sentenced to 71 years in prison Monday morning. Hernando Enriquez was arrested on Feb. 2, 2018 after Pima County Sheriff’s Department found his wife, Sandra Enriquez and his daughter, 15-year-old Isabelle Enr...
04:00 2019-08-20

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher found not guilty on murder and attempted murder charges A jury found decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher not guilty Tuesday on almost all charges he was facing, including murder and attempted murder, in the killing of an Islamic State member in Iraq....
03:52 2019-07-03

Joshua Brown death: Murder of key witness in Amber Guyger murder trial was nothing to do with case, police say The fatal shooting of a key witness in the murder trial of ex-Dallas police officer Amber Guyger "had nothing to do with the case", detectives have said....
09:13 2019-10-10

Nick Castellanos rips Tigers' Comerica Park: 'This park is a joke' Even after hitting a walk-off home run on Sunday, the Tigers slugger went on how his home ballpark is unfair for hitters.       ...
21:39 2019-07-22

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
19:39 2019-05-29

Golder Ranch Fire: Blown fuse ignited brush fire on Highway 79 TUCSON – A fire investigation is underway after it burned nearly an acre of brush near milepost 109 of Highway 79 Thursday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, investigators believe the fire was caused by a blown fuse on an electrical line. Officials say the fire was burning nea...
23:13 2019-08-23

Hay fire contained, firefighters letting fire burn out on Tohono O’odham Reservation TUCSON – A massive hay fire broke out at a co-op farm on the Tohono O’odham Reservation, near the San Xavier, Tuesday night. Fire crews responded to a building on fire. Smoke was visible on the southwest side of Tucson through the evening. While the fire is still smoldering, officials sa...
11:13 2019-10-03

Fighting fire with fire, Amazon 'forest guardians' stalk illegal loggers Near midnight, a group of six Guajajara tribesmen with their faces painted for battle listen to the rumble of heavy trucks about 19 miles (30 km) from their village in the Amazon rainforest....
14:52 2019-09-20

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
02:39 2019-05-26

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right now.Woot is selling a 2017-released Fire 7 with 16GB internal storage at $34.99, whereas 2018's Fire H...
16:39 2019-06-03

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebraska Street Thursday afternoon. A plume of smoke can be seen from several miles away. Officials say that no structures are in danger at this time. Accord...
03:00 2019-09-06

Fighting fire with fire: Prescribed burns can prevent catastrophic destruction Prescribed fires are credited with making forests healthier and stopping or slowing the advance of some wildfire blazes in the U.S West.        ...
22:39 2019-08-12

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Tucson Fire Dept. assisted South Tucson Fire Dept. with the fire. The house was unoccupied and boarded up so fire crews fought the fire from outsid...
19:00 2019-07-13

‘Fire challenge’ leaves Michigan boy, 12, with severe burns after friend set him on fire Jason Cleary is attended to by physicians after being burned on his chin, chest and stomach as part of a social media challenge where children set each other on fire. Courtesy: WDIV By Phil Helsel A Michigan mother whose 12-year-old son was badly burned after a friend set him on fire in a social med...
19:39 2019-10-04

Massive fire Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
22:26 2019-06-21

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended. Once again, it leaves the president bruised and ...
17:52 2019-06-02

Site of tragic Erie day care fire was short on smoke detectors, fire chief says There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare, but it's not clear if there were any others in the building, the fire chief said.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
17:26 2019-05-23

Tucson fire extinguishes utility room fire that threatened east side apartments TUCSON — Tucson firefighters responded to an utility room fire that was part of a two-story apartment on the east side. Fire officials say multiple people reported large flames coming out of the outside room of the building on E. Cody St. First responders arrived on scene and found the room fu...
04:00 2019-08-20

Murrieta fire: Fast-moving Tenaja Fire scorches nearly 1,400 acres in Southern California Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials said.        ...
18:39 2019-09-05

Rural Metro Fire educates students about fire safety TUCSON – Wildfire danger is spreading across Northern Arizona and California. Red Flag Warnings are common during this time of year, especially after Arizona experienced below-average monsoon precipitation. Power was cut off for nearly one million California customers on Wednesday in order to ...
01:52 2019-10-10

Amazon unveiled over 20 new Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube Last year, Amazon rolled out a host of new product announcements at an event in its hometown of Seattle, something the tech giant decided to forgo this year and redirect to the IFA 2019 conference in Berlin. That’s where, today, the company unveiled more than 20 new Fire TV products including ...
05:39 2019-09-05

Golder Ranch Fire battles brush fire near Highway 79 Golder Ranch firefighters are battling a brush fire that has burned 40 acres near Highway 79. Fire now approx 40 acres. @GRFDAZ and @NorthwestFire working to contain the fire using natural fire breaks. No structures threatened. Smoke drifting E and SE. — Golder Ranch Fire (@GRFDAZ) September ...
11:39 2019-09-02

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Central Paris Fire, Fire Services Say Three people died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
13:13 2019-06-22

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and injured three people. The office said in a news rele...
03:13 2019-05-25

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE3ucIaZ — Denelle Confair (@DenelleConfair) J...
06:00 2019-06-09

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fire investigators are on scene. pic.twitter.com/jRz...
07:00 2019-06-10

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday at noon. According to officials, the fire burned a home located on 19th Street off of Swan Road. Tucson Fire Department said the residents of the home...
21:39 2019-07-09

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
00:00 2019-06-18

Eastern Michigan vs. Illinois: Take the underdog You don’t always want to use polls or rankings in your handicapping, but sometimes they can be telling. Eastern Michigan, a middle-of-the-road team in the Mid-American Conference, is coming off a 38-17 loss to the SEC’s Kentucky in which quarterback Mike Glass threw for 337 yards. That’s certainly n...
15:39 2019-09-14

Rural Metro Fire responds to house fire TUCSON-Rural Metro Firefighters responded to a house fire in the area of Country Club and Alvord mid-afternoon on Saturday. Officials say one of the home owners is still missing three dogs that are believed to have escaped during the fire. Crews were able to put out the fire within ten minutes. Tucs...
05:00 2019-10-13

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for nearly two years. According to city officials, Charles Ryan was named as the 28th fire chief of TFD after he was interviewed by city staff, a fire serv...
22:00 2019-08-22

Tucson fire crews extinguish van fire in midtown Tucson Fire Department TUCSON – A blaze burning a van in midtown has been controlled after the vehicle caught fire early Monday afternoon. According to Tucson Fire Department, crews were dispatched to a business on West Laguna Street near Stone Avenue at around 1:35 p.m. Officials say the van ...
01:52 2019-09-11

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
17:13 2019-07-03

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo’s leg and caused injuries that led to it bei...
00:26 2019-05-23

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC’s endorsement of his rival Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the progressive star’s backing of his “extremist” opponent won’t help knock him out of the Chicago-area seat. “I think it’s always a bad idea for Democrats to go after Demo...
05:39 2019-09-18

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
11:26 2019-08-08

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance budget deficits, according to a court filing on Monday....
01:26 2019-07-02

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday, sending the Cardinals to their sixth Super Regional in the past seven seasons. After committing a c...
05:52 2019-06-04

Illinois Rep. John Shimkus quits House Longtime Illinois Rep. John Shimkus said Friday he would not seek reelection — becoming at least the 12th House Republican to call it quits after their current term is up. Shimkus, who was elected in 1996 to represent the 15th District in the southeastern part of the state, made the announcement in ...
03:00 2019-08-31

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
09:13 2019-06-13

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf of 18-year-old Adam Hergenreder. (September 13)        ...
04:13 2019-09-14

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
03:26 2019-06-02

A Flamingo In An Illinois Zoo Had To Be Put Down After A Child Threw A Rock At It (NBC NEWS FILE PHOTO) (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois, zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo’s leg and caused inju...
22:26 2019-05-25

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their lives," Republican Sen. Jason Plummer, a sponsor on the bill, said....
16:26 2019-08-01

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune. The failure of the system was underscored in February when a man killed five former colleagues and w...
19:00 2019-05-27

SUV leaves trail of destruction after plowing into Illinois mall An out-of-control SUV driver smashed into a Chicagoland mall Friday and barreled around the shopping center — sending panicked people running for their lives. The wild incident happened at the Woodfield Mall in the suburb of Schaumburg at around 2:30 p.m. local time, when the car rammed through the ...
02:52 2019-09-21

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say they have registered the first case of a patient dying after vaping....
23:26 2019-08-24

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting scholar from China whose body hasn’t been found. Jury selection starts Monday in Peoria for the federal trial of 29-year-old Brendt Christensen, w...
21:00 2019-06-02

Illinois teen wakes up thinking each day is June 11: 'It's like a movie' An Illinois teenager wakes up every day thinking it's June 11, 2019, the day she suffered a traumatic brain injury. Two hours later, her memory resets, and she's back to where she started when she woke up....
09:39 2019-09-12

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denial of his request for a waiver. The NCAA initially denied Ford’s request in April, but the school appealed. Illinois announced Friday the appeal ...
00:52 2019-06-08

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 Naismith pinch 2rrun double in 8th as Jacksonville State rallies late to beat Illinois 7-5 in NCAA elimination game        ...
23:52 2019-06-01

Illinois State Police trooper killed during shootout An Illinois State Police Trooper died from a shootout while executing a search warrant with other SWAT team members in a dangerous residential neighborhood in East St. Louis....
03:52 2019-08-25

See it: 5-year-old Illinois girl outruns charging coyote A 5-year-old girl in Illinois outran a coyote that charged at her in front of her family’s home in a wild caught-on-video encounter. Little Christine Przybylski was approached by the wild animal as she neared her front-yard tree swing in Villa Park on Tuesday, footage shows. “I decided to go t...
14:39 2019-09-26

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday. The death comes amid an epidemic of hospitalizations nationwide linked to the ba...
21:26 2019-08-24

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Clemson (35-24) jumped ahead 4-2 in the third inning and never trailed again. Michael Green an...
05:13 2019-06-01

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATION START **/ _sf_async_config.uid = 65786; _sf_async_config.domain = 'www.accuweather.com'; _sf_async...
15:39 2019-05-25

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a statement Friday saying a person who had “recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe re...
00:26 2019-08-24

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I mean that one of Sandoval’s supporters pointed an automatic weapon—which was likely fake—at a person wearing a Donald Trump mask. Basically, the man ...
18:13 2019-08-19

Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing An Illinois man who booby-trapped a shotgun that killed a neighbor last year was convicted Thursday of murder and another charge, according to media reports....
09:26 2019-09-14

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or younger. The state bill, which passed 92-0 in the Illinois House and 51-0 in the state Senate, will take effect on January 1, 2020.Read more......
19:00 2019-08-14

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. After opening remarks to jurors Wednesday morning in Peoria, in central Illinois, federal prosecutors will c...
09:26 2019-06-12

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan Woodring of Avon appeared Thursday in Fulton County Circuit Court. He’s accused of killing 39-y...
22:39 2019-06-27

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davi...
05:13 2019-08-09

Car crashes into hayride at Illinois farm, at least 11 injured: reports At least 11 people in Illinois were injured, three critically, after a car rear-ended a hayride that was being towed by a farm vehicle on Saturday, according to local reports....
03:52 2019-10-14

Illinois man accused of driving SUV into family, killing 1 and injuring 4 An Illinois man was charged with first-degree murder Saturday after he allegedly drove his SUV into a family outside a soccer game, killing a man and injuring four other people....
01:13 2019-10-06

Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar visiting from China is resuming in central Illinois. Monday is the fourth day of testimony as prosecutors present their case against 29-year-old Brendt C...
14:13 2019-06-17

Fire TV Stick vs Fire TV Stick 4K vs Fire TV Cube: Amazon’s streamers, head to head If you’re looking for a streaming device to plug into your television, you may well be eyeing up one of Amazon’s Fire TV range: the Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, or Fire TV Cube.Why would you want a streaming device? Most televisions sold nowadays are what’s called ‘sm...
12:39 2019-09-24

India, China Sign 4 Agreements To Strengthen People-To-People Ties India and China on Monday signed four agreements to strengthen cultural and people-to-people ties. The agreements were signed after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart......
15:13 2019-08-12

People Are Upset Because Rashida Tlaib Said White People Can’t Distinguish Black Faces. Science Says She’s Right Right-wing outlets and people who don’t season their wings right are up in arms after a Democratic congresswoman made a statement based on nothing but data, facts and peer-reviewed scientific research....
20:39 2019-10-03

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested . The post Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:00 2019-06-17

Illinois County to Use Algorithm to Automatically Expunge Old Marijuana Convictions With a statewide marijuana decriminalization ordinance set to take effect at the start of 2020, Cook County, Illinois is slated to automatically clear “tens of thousands of cannabis convictions” with the assistance of an algorithm, the Chicago Tribune reported on Wednesday. Cook County is the nation...
10:00 2019-08-29

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.        ...
16:52 2019-07-12

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The law, signed by Pritzker last week, mandates that the history curriculum in schools across the state include lessons s...
21:13 2019-08-13

Judge slams petition challenging Illinois bonds as political An Illinois judge on Thursday ruled that a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of the state's general obligation bonds was political in nature and cannot proceed in court....
03:52 2019-08-30

Illinois joins lawsuit to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , the New York attorney general's office, which is leading the effort along with California, said on Tuesday....
23:52 2019-09-03

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...
05:13 2019-06-01

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a controversial bill into law that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
18:13 2019-06-12

Illinois man left seriously injured after vicious bowling ball attack Police in Illinois are on the hunt for a suspect who was caught on video smashing another man's head with a bowling ball Wednesday night, an attack that briefly left the victim in a medically induced coma....
04:26 2019-09-08

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened with lung problems linked to vaping....
23:13 2019-08-23

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state plans to step in to fund those clinics....
00:13 2019-07-19

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always requires patients to be hospitalized....
15:52 2019-08-16

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
04:13 2019-07-18

Illinois girl, 11, critical after being shot in head the day before her birthday, reports say An 11-year-old Illinois girl, who planned to celebrate her 12th birthday on Tuesday, reportedly was shot in the head the night before while inside her home and is now fighting for her life, reports say....
10:52 2019-09-25

Illinois mother accused of driving with kids on top of SUV in inflatable pool An Illinois woman was arrested after authorities say she was spotted driving around with her kids sitting in an inflatable pool on top of her car.        ...
20:39 2019-07-10

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender students....
14:13 2019-07-01

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
01:39 2019-05-22

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who cautioned that fiscal challenges remain....
01:39 2019-06-04

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
18:52 2019-07-17

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois State upset top-seeded Louisville 4-2 on Saturday in a winner’s bracket game of the NCAA Tournament. Hitless for three innings against the natio...
01:26 2019-06-02

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...
21:39 2019-06-01

Illinois teen’s memory resets every two hours after head injury Of all the types of injuries a person can sustain, head injuries tend to be the scariest. Scientists have learned a lot about how the human brain works, but there are still many uncertainties. That’s especially true when it comes to brain injuries, where a person can appear medically healthy b...
15:52 2019-09-17

Illinois Democrat proposes capping nicotine levels in e-cigarettes Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, an Illinois Democrat, proposed a plan Monday to cap nicotine levels in e-cigarettes, a new and aggressive strategy for countering a rise in teen vaping that officials consider an epidemic....
04:52 2019-10-08

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served notice of her resignation Friday from the State Jour...
14:33 2019-05-21

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
09:26 2019-05-28

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politicians and public health advocates...
17:00 2019-08-30

Walter White look-alike sought for meth charges in Illinois GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – Followers of the Galesburg Police Facebook page have been doing double takes since the booking photo of a wanted Galesburg man was posted last week. “Wow, the resemblance,” Christina Balmer commented, referring to the likeness Todd W. Barrick, Jr. bears to Walter White, the ...
01:52 2019-09-11

Illinois lawmaker pooped on by pigeon during TV interview — about bird droppings Oh, crap! An Illinois lawmaker was pooped on by a pigeon at a Chicago Transit Authority stop while doing a TV interview about the pigeon droppings problem plaguing the station. Democratic state Rep. Jaime Andrade fell victim to the very problem he had been discussing during an interview with CBS Chi...
01:13 2019-09-17

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring Sheen’s remains from Manhattan to Peoria, Illinois, after a court ruled Sheen’s niece could bury him there. Sheen, known for his revoluti...
23:26 2019-06-09

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Baseball surrounding such instances and the league's response to them....
18:52 2019-08-07

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive health. The State Journal-Register reports a House comm...
19:00 2019-05-27

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hurt by falling debris when two carnival rides collided, according to new reports....
19:52 2019-07-19

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
04:39 2019-06-05

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the U.S. The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal penalties on physicians who perform the procedures....
19:00 2019-06-01

'Storm Area 51': About 100 people gathered at secret site’s gate to 'see them aliens,' 2 people detained, reports say As the day of “Storm Area 51” arrived, a motley group of about 100 “alien-chasers” converged on the back gate of the secret site early Friday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  At least two people were reportedly detained....
19:39 2019-09-20

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be examined by a special prosecutor, an Illinois judge ruled Friday afternoon....
20:13 2019-06-21

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
22:52 2019-07-31

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinois’ place as a leader in equality and hope.”...
06:13 2019-07-01

Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case An Illinois judge appointed a former U.S. Attorney as a special prosecutor Friday to lead an investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report he was assaulted by two men and prosecutors' handling of the case....
00:00 2019-08-24

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang        ...
02:52 2019-07-19

Search for pregnant postal worker in Illinois continues one year after she disappeared Wednesday marked one year since an Illinois pregnant postal worker was last seen and on Thursday police told reporters the case “is still an active missing persons investigation.”...
09:13 2019-10-04

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
03:13 2019-05-22

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right” to have an abortion....
18:26 2019-06-01

Illinois man drove SUV into family after soccer match, killing 1 and injuring 4, police say One man was killed and four people injured after a fight outside a sports complex in Waukegan, Illinois, ended with an SUV driver allegedly running over a family and fleeing the scene, authorities said. Police chased down and arrested 22-year-old suspect Prisiliano Carranza in a traffic stop shortly...
21:52 2019-10-06

Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will County sheriff's office said in a statement....
06:52 2019-09-15

Watch: Illinois lawmaker targeted by bird during interview about pigeon poop An Illinois state representative giving a TV interview about a pigeon poop problem at a Chicago train station ended up illustrating the problem when a bird relieved itself onto his head....
11:00 2019-09-17

Illinois trooper Nicholas Hopkins dies after being shot while serving a warrant EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis. Trooper Nicholas Hopkins, 33, of Waterloo, a 10-year veteran of the force, was wounded during an exchange of gunfire while serving the warrant at an East...
12:00 2019-08-24

Video shows coyote chasing little girl in her Illinois front yard An Illinois mom shared a video of her young daughter’s close encounter with a coyote in their front yard. The surveillance video from the family’s home in South Villa Park, west of Chicago, shows the little girl playing in the driveway. As she skips past cars parked in front of the house...
20:39 2019-09-28

Planned Parenthood unveils secretly built abortion clinic in Illinois Planned Parenthood unveiled a new clinic in south Illinois Wednesday, less than 15 miles from the state's border with Missouri -- where the last remaining abortion clinic is fighting a restrictive new law to stay open....
04:00 2019-10-03

Bow hunters target invasive Asian carp for sport on the Illinois River A firefighter and archery enthusiast is making some extra cash with a novel if modest contribution to the ecosystem of the Great Lakes - taking paying customers out for boat rides on the Illinois River to hunt invasive Asian carp fish with bows and arrows....
14:52 2019-09-20

Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West Corn farmers in west-central Illinois are facing potentially smaller corn yields this fall in what has been a challenging growing season after extreme weather and heavy rains delayed plantings across much of the U.S. Midwest, scouts on an annual tour said on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-08-22

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all-to-common trend of mass gun violence....
07:13 2019-08-06

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Illinois man accused of killing his 74-year-old mom with sword in suburban home: police An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing her body into a trash can, police said....
06:00 2019-08-01

Illinois football team makes boy, 7, with cerebral palsy honorary captain for a day A football team in Illinois made a 7-year-old boy with special needs an honorary captain for a day and even gave him the chance to score a touchdown, the boy’s mother told Fox News on Sunday....
07:00 2019-10-14

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in gruesome slaying of student from China Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, and will decide whether to sentence him to death or life in prison....
23:26 2019-07-17

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-01

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....
10:26 2019-06-03

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic congresswomen who have been criticized by Donald Tru...
22:26 2019-07-22

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans being injured by foul balls....
14:00 2019-06-28

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ballistic on June 24 when her 43-year-old boyfriend became upset because she was out all day and decided to end the relationship, according to the Her...
09:26 2019-07-18

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump will commute his 14-year sentence on corruption charges....
05:26 2019-08-15

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....
13:26 2019-06-12

About 75 people gather at Area 51 gate, 2 people detained HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff’s deputies. The “Storm Area 51” invitation spawn...
18:52 2019-09-20

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
09:52 2019-06-28

Rock band called ‘Confederate Railroad’ booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, sparking fury from fans and country legend Charlie Daniels. The band, formed in 1987 in Atlanta, Georgia, had been slated to play at the...
17:39 2019-07-09

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether Brendt Christensen will spend the rest of his life in prison or be put to death....
13:39 2019-07-17

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided" and critics called "anti-Semitic" propaganda....
18:39 2019-05-31

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufacturer where he once worked and took them to China....
22:13 2019-07-11

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
11:00 2019-06-01

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a renovation at her old high school in a neighboring state....
21:52 2019-07-09

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four minority freshmen Democrats in a movie-type poster as “The Jihad Squad” last week before taking it down over the weekend. ​The meme ​released Friday by the Illinois Republican County Chairmen’s ...
17:39 2019-07-22

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
15:39 2019-05-30

Illinois state senator apologizes for staged Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President Trump. “The tolerant left,” wrote a Facebook user in response to the incident. Photos pos...
13:00 2019-08-19

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President Trump....
12:13 2019-08-19

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing this week that more than a hundred similar possible cases have been documented across the country.Read...
00:00 2019-08-24

Body of slain Illinois student may be in landfill, new details from killer's attorneys suggest New information given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student who was kidnapped and murdered in 2017 suggests her body may be in a landfill in the eastern part of the state....
12:39 2019-08-03

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Civic...
06:39 2019-05-22

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE from listing or providing an exchange market for t...
06:39 2019-05-22

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
19:13 2019-07-17

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is “completely unfit” for office and must be denie...
03:26 2019-08-26

Planned Parenthood to open large Illinois clinic as Missouri readies abortion ban Women's health provider Planned Parenthood is set to open a large facility in western Illinois this month that will provide abortion access for women in Missouri as officials there aim to shutter the state's sole abortion clinic, the organization said on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-10-02

Japan fire: Suspect in fatal fire that claimed 34 lives 'accused animation studio of stealing novel' A suspect accused of setting a fire that killed 34 people in an animation studio in Japan accused the company of 'stealing novels,' according to police....
11:52 2019-07-20

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
04:26 2019-06-11

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Friday.  ...
06:39 2019-08-03

Planned Parenthood to open major clinic in Illinois as 'regional haven' for abortion access Amid rollbacks in abortion access, Planned Parenthood is opening a new clinic in southern Illinois to serve as a "regional haven for abortion access."        ...
23:52 2019-10-02

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a lifetime prison sentence for the rape and murder of a 26-year-old scholar from China he abducted from a bus stop near campus in 2017....
09:26 2019-07-19

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
06:13 2019-08-17

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese scholar will face a death sentence or spend the rest of his life behind bars....
12:13 2019-07-18

Illinois opens 24 cases of alleged priest sex abuse after finding reports weren't reviewed The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has opened 24 new investigations into alleged sexual misconduct by Catholic priests.        ...
21:13 2019-09-18

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
05:13 2019-07-02

Thousands of fetal remains found in abortion doctor’s garage are decades old, Illinois police say JOLIET, Ill. — Illinois authorities on Thursday said that more than 2,200 preserved fetal remains found stacked in the garage of a deceased doctor’s home were from abortions performed in Indiana nearly two decades ago and it’s up to authorities there to determine if crimes were committed...
18:00 2019-09-20

University of Illinois student Andrew Smith accused of hanging noose in campus elevator (WAND/NBC News) A University of Illinois student has been arrested after a noose was found hanging in an elevator at a building on campus. Andrew Smith, 19, of Normal was charged with disorderly conduct and a hate crime. Smith was arraigned Tuesday afternoon and given a $5,000 bail, according to the...
18:13 2019-09-05

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and killed a foreign exchange student from China but pleaded that he "is on trial for his life," in a case that could warrant the death penalty....
01:52 2019-06-13

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock band Confederate Railroad has found another venue in the region....
07:26 2019-07-12

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
22:00 2019-06-12

University of Illinois student no longer enrolled after allegedly leaving noose in elevator: school official A University of Illinois student charged with a hate crime for allegedly leaving a noose inside a campus elevator this week is no longer enrolled at the school, a university spokesman said Wednesday....
02:13 2019-09-06

Cash-strapped Illinois counties using collection agency to badger drivers over unpaid traffic tickets Current and former Illinois residents are complaining that local counties have resorted to hiring a collection agency to harass them over unpaid parking and traffic tickets from as far back as the 1980s....
01:13 2019-07-19

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag....
03:00 2019-07-10

Illinois woman: Son, 9, made 'terrible mistake' intentionally setting home ablaze, killing 5 family members A 9-year-old Illinois boy was charged with five counts of murder in the deaths of his cousin, two half-siblings, great grandmother and mother’s fiance after authorities alleged he intentionally set the family's mobile home alight....
19:52 2019-10-11

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
12:26 2019-06-20

Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China. The post Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:26 2019-06-12

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
14:52 2019-07-05

Northwest fire responds to condo fire on northwest side TUCSON – Northwest Fire Department is working a fire at the Barcelona Manor Condominiums on the northwest side. Monday afternoon NWFD responded to a call of a fire in a third-floor condo at 6331 N. Barcelona Court. Residents in the building were evacuated as the fire affected multiple units in...
04:00 2019-08-20

Jesse Jackson and Son Jesse Jr. Beg Trump’s Pardon for Disgraced Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his oldest son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., are throwing their weight behind a push to implore Donald Trump for the release and full presidential pardon of Rod Blagojevich, the former Illinois governor imprisoned for trying to auction off Barack O...
01:39 2019-07-17

Now you can play 'Oregon Trail' without dying of dysentery at this Illinois museum One thing is different in simulation of the vintage 'Oregon Trail' video game: Kids can't die of dysentery. Back in our day, EVERYONE did.        ...
01:13 2019-06-07

Eastern Michigan takes down Big Ten foe Illinois on road, takes home $1 million Illinois agreed to pay Eastern Michigan $1 million for the Eagles to visit Champaign. Eastern Michigan handed the Illini a 34-31 loss in thanks.       ...
01:39 2019-09-15

What's the Best Park in Your City? When my friends from the country visit New York, I try to take them to the park. They live ten minutes from real forest hikes, but I still drag them to Prospect Park like “Look, from this path you can barely see the cars!” The parks, these democratizing free public resources, are a major part of mak...
16:39 2019-05-27

Rich people hunt people who we're assuming aren't rich in teaser for Blumhouse's The Hunt One of our most anticipated flicks of the year might be The Hunt, a Blumhouse thriller that, like the Purge franchise before it, appears to have the 1% in its satirical crosshairs. Billed as an exploration of the “escalating aggressiveness between the political right and left in America,” the film’s...
19:39 2019-07-15

| Boks need to keep Pollard on the park The present, flyhalf-light structure of the Springbok bench increases the importance of Handre Pollard staying fit and firing in Japan. Rob Houwing explains …...
20:39 2019-09-03

A Reminder That if Someone Says You Can't Park Somewhere They Might Be Lying There it is. The perfect parking spot, right up until you notice a completely sketchy ‘no-parking’ sign, or a suited-up bellboy telling you that, for sure, you can’t park here, it’s definitely illegal. Friend, I’m here to tell you they might be lying....
23:26 2019-07-11

Living In ... Cliffside Park, N.J. With easy access to the city but more affordable housing, the borough draws a range of residents — even some who thought they’d never leave New York....
14:13 2019-07-10

There's a new national park. Find out where. Indiana Dunes National Park, a 15,000-acre area in northwestern Indiana, along the shore of Lake Michigan, is the country's newsest and 61st -- national park. It's one of 418 units in the US National Park Service....
21:26 2019-06-05

Wherever You Are, There’s a State Park Nearby There are 8,565 of them across the country, meaning a place to take a hike, fire up some s’mores or simply recharge is often just around the corner. In a year of traveling, we visited 53 of them....
21:52 2019-06-05

Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us Is More Than a Vindication of the Central Park Five Nearly an hour into the premiere episode of Ava DuVernay’s Netflix miniseries When They See Us, four of the boys who will soon be known as the Central Park Five are left alone together in a holding cell. (The fifth, Korey Wise, is locked in with adults because he’s all of 16 years old.) ...
07:13 2019-05-22

Dominic Cummings: This is a walk in the park The PM's adviser, Dominic Cummings, has said that being in government is a "walk in the park" compared with running the Leave campaign during the EU referendum....
05:39 2019-09-28

Brooklyn is getting a massive new park — but there’s a catch It sounds like the kind of perk that couldn’t exist within cramped city limits: a 25,000-square-foot private park. That’s the size of five basketball courts combined. This massive green space is just one part of the 150,000 square feet of amenities that will be on offer at Front and York, a 1.1-mill...
04:52 2019-06-06

'Always Be My Maybe' pairs Ali Wong and Randall Park Netflix keeps churning out romantic comedies, often relying on the smallest of wrinkles to distinguish them. In the case of "Always Be My Maybe," it's clearly a vehicle for Ali Wong and Randall Park, who also hold writing and producing credits on this relatively bland concoction, which blends a whol...
19:00 2019-05-30

Movies in the Park launches for the summer TUCSON — Cox Communications launched its annual Free Summer Movies in the Park series on Friday, May 31 with Incredibles 2. Entertainment and games are set to begin at 6 p.m. at Reid Park, DeMeester Outdoor Performance Theater, located at 900 S. Randolph Way. The movie will start at 7:45 p.m. Cox Mo...
06:52 2019-06-01

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
12:52 2019-05-30

Sure Seems Like Trump Still Thinks the Central Park Five Are Guilty Nearly three decades after demanding five young people of color be put to death for a crime they didn’t commit, President Donald Trump on Tuesday refused to concede that the Central Park Five are innocent....
03:52 2019-06-19

Why we should all head to the park – the greener the better | Alex Clark When a friend came to see me just before she died, we went to the nearest green space. Now a study suggests we’re all happier outsideThe last photograph I have of a friend was taken a few days before her death, when she had mounted a brief escape from the drudgery of hospital life and come to London...
04:26 2019-08-23