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Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent

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

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent

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Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member....
01:26 2019-06-18

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and hidden in a closet for at least three years, a prosecutor announced that she plans to add a special circumstance allegation of torture if the case proc...
07:00 2019-06-19

Trial begins of Swedish soccer chairman accused of fraud The man regarded as the mastermind behind the rise of Swedish soccer team Ostersund has appeared in court at the start of a trial in which he is accused of serious financial crimes       ...
18:39 2019-09-05

New York jury begins deliberations in trial of accused cult founder Jurors on Wednesday began deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
18:00 2019-06-19

Trial Begins For Woman Accused In Murder-For-Hire Death Of UK Grad DALLAS (NBCDFW/LEX 18) – The capital murder trial has begun for the woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill a woman with Kentucky connections. Brenda Delgado, 36, faces life in prison if convicted for the 2015 slaying of Kendra Hatcher, a Dallas dentist who was shot and killed in a parking g...
21:52 2019-06-03

Cheerleader accused of killing newborn, burying her in backyard after prom begins murder trial Prosecutors say Brooke Skylar Richardson searched the Internet for 'How do I get rid of a baby' after finding out she was pregnant.        ...
17:26 2019-09-05

Community torn over children smashing ICE agent piñata at Chicago block party A community in East Chicago was left divided earlier this month after children at a block party took turns smashing a piñata made to resemble an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer....
09:13 2019-07-25

Lori Lightfoot Begins Dismantling Chicago’s Corrupt Aldermanic System Her First Day in Office It’s a new dawn, a new day, and Lori Lightfoot did not come here to play. On day one of her new position as the first black woman to lead Chicago as mayor, Lightfoot is bringing a swift end to Chicago’s tradition of ‘aldermanic privilege’ that granted council members sweeping veto power over zoning...
15:52 2019-05-27

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump administration initiative pushing for home procedures....
17:52 2019-07-17

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
02:26 2019-05-29

Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying 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. (June 12)        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

U.S. Border agent accused of calling migrants 'savages' before knocking one over A U.S. Border Patrol agent had called migrants "subhuman" and "savages" in text messages weeks before he knocked over a migrant with a pickup truck, according to federal court documents....
17:13 2019-05-21

Trial against border activist who helped migrants begins TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in a federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in a case that advocates say is a politically-motivated. Scott Daniel Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol agents found him at a property used to provide aid to immigr...
21:13 2019-05-29

Trial begins against Istanbul head of opposition party ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against the leader of an opposition party in Istanbul on numerous charges, including insulting the country’s president, has been adjourned until July 18. Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the secular Republican People’s Party in the city is on trial for social media...
12:00 2019-06-28

US Navy SEAL's Trial For War Crimes Begins In San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a US Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has......
04:52 2019-06-18

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
03:39 2019-06-18

An April Trial Date Has Been Set in R. Kelly’s Federal Case in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A judge Wednesday set an April 27 trial date in R. Kelly’s federal case in Chicago that accuses the R&B star of child pornography and obstruction of justice. But Judge Harry Leinenweber left open the possibility of changing the date later after Kelly attorney Steve Greenbe...
04:13 2019-09-05

Trial of Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants begins TUCSON – The trial of an Arizona activist charged with harboring undocumented migrants illegally began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tucson. Scott Daniel Warren /Arizona State University/ Courtesy: NBC News Dr. Scott Warren is accused of harboring migrants, and conspiring to harbor and t...
06:52 2019-05-30

‘Broadway Bandit’ Jamie Frierson could be dead before his trial begins The dying man known as the “Broadway Bandit” has a second chance at compassionate release — if he lives long enough to plead guilty. Serial bank robber Jamie Frierson’s Stage 4 colorectal cancer has now metastasized to his liver and lungs, and doctors believe he could be dead in as...
23:13 2019-08-28

Jury selection begins at trial of Chinese scholar's slaying A federal judge began vetting would-be jurors Monday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois physics student charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting Chinese scholar....
01:39 2019-06-04

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people....
00:39 2019-08-03

As cannibalism trial begins in Indiana, here's what to know about the murder case Joseph Oberhansley, 38, is accused of killing his estranged girlfriend and eating parts of her brain and organs in 2014.        ...
19:39 2019-08-21

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault as Stockholm trial begins American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault charges in a Swedish court on Tuesday, on the first day of a trial that has grabbed the attention of US President Donald Trump and the world's media. If convicted, A$AP Rocky, who was charged with assault last week, could face up to two years ...
19:26 2019-07-31

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
00:26 2019-06-11

Jury begins deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury began deliberations on Monday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL after closing arguments in which prosecutors said the defendant's own words proved his guilt and the defense cited a lack of physical evidence to support the charges....
06:52 2019-07-02

FBI agent brother to cop accused of murder-for-hire plot, dead by suicide: sources The FBI agent brother of an NYPD cop accused in a murder-for-hire plot killed himself while out of town with other agents, law-enforcement sources told The Post on Wednesday. Salvatore “Sal” Cincinelli, 41, was found with at least one gunshot wound inside the Container Bar in Austin, Tex...
01:52 2019-07-25

Philippines libel trial of journalist critical of Rodrigo Duterte begins Maria Ressa faces prison term if convicted under criminal cyberlibel lawMaria Ressa: everything you need to know about the Rappler editor A libel trial against the editor of Rappler, a Philippine news site critical of the regime of President Rodrigo Duterte, has begun in a case widely seen as an att...
14:13 2019-07-23

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
01:52 2019-07-16

Tech on trial: House panel begins review of market power WASHINGTON (AP) — Big Tech is about to become big politics in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday will launch its investigation into the market dominance of Silicon Valley’s biggest names, including Facebook, Google and Amazon. The hearing will look at the impact of the tech g...
06:52 2019-06-11

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
20:39 2019-07-15

Trial begins in case of young Canadian couple killed in 1987 EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jurors in Washington state are hearing about the mysterious final days of a young Canadian couple found slain in 1987 — as well as the novel method authorities used to make an arrest three decades later. William Earl Talbott II wasn’t arrested until last year, when author...
20:39 2019-06-14

The murder of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee horrified Chicago. Now, gang members will stand trial Jury selection will begin Friday in the trial of Dwright Boone-Doty and Corey Morgan, charged with the November 2015 attack on 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee.        ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Trial begins with high stakes for U.S.-Turkey ties, ex-Trump adviser Flynn In a court case that could further strain U.S. relations with Turkey and weigh on the sentencing of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, a criminal trial began on Monday involving a former Iranian-American business partner of Flynn....
23:13 2019-07-15

Justices to Hear Case of U.S. Agent’s Shooting of Teenager Across the Mexican Border The Supreme Court also issued a decision limiting suits against the police by people claiming retaliatory arrests for exercising their First Amendment rights....
21:26 2019-05-28

Real estate agent accused of burglarizing homes of celebrities including Usher and Adam Lambert A Beverly Hills real estate agent and another man are accused of burglarizing celebrities' homes in Southern California, sometimes during open-house viewings, prosecutors say....
04:52 2019-08-24

Mysterious French modeling agent, accused Epstein 'procurer' whereabouts unknown as probe continues Criminal charges against Jeffrey Epstein are set to be tossed after the disgraced financier's shocking suicide behind bars earlier this month, but far from closing up shop, investigators worldwide are now switching the focus of the underage sex trafficking probe to hone in on Epstein's friends and e...
19:26 2019-08-20

R. Kelly a no-show at latest court hearing; judge wants his first trial to be state case in Chicago Which of the four R. Kelly sex-crimes cases go to trial first? A state judge in Chicago says he wants to proceed to trial there first.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Court-martial begins for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes Potential jurors convened in Naval Base San Diego on Monday for the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher, who is accused of killing a teen ISIS detainee in Iraq and other war crimes during his employment there in 2017....
12:52 2019-06-18

Second man charged in fatal Chicago nightclub shooting CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old security guard outside a River North neighborhood nightclub. Jon Poole was charged in a warrant with first-degree murder and expected to attend a bond hearing Friday afternoon. Poole was arrested Th...
23:13 2019-06-21

Man gets 35 years in Chicago dispatcher’s shooting death CHICAGO (AP) — A man convicted of murder last year in the death of a Chicago dispatcher who wasn’t the intended target has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Yvonne Nelson had just stepped out of a coffee shop near Chicago Police Department headquarters when Javion Harris shot her in May 20...
04:39 2019-06-21

Pregnant woman, 3 others wounded in Chicago shooting CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a 22-year-old pregnant woman is in critical condition after she and three other people were shot and wounded at an apartment complex on the city’s South Side. Shots were fired just after 3 a.m. Friday inside an apartment through an open back door off an alley ...
16:39 2019-06-21

A$AP Rocky enters not guilty plea as high-profile assault trial begins in Sweden Rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men believed to be members of his entourage went on trial Tuesday in Sweden in a high-profile legal case.        ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Hearing Begins In Case Of Marines Accused Of Kerala Fishermen's Murder An international arbitration court on Monday began hearing Italy's request to direct India to drop all criminal charges against two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the......
00:13 2019-07-09

Man charged in woman’s shooting death at Chicago Walgreens CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a man has been charged with murder and pretending to be an officer in the shooting death of a woman inside a Chicago Walgreens store. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Louis Hicks turned himself in Wednesday night. The 33-year-old Hicks of Chicago is also char...
06:26 2019-06-21

Man held in woman’s shooting death at Chicago Walgreens CHICAGO (AP) — A man charged in the fatal shooting of a 46-year-old woman inside a Chicago Walgreens has been ordered held without bond. WLS-TV reports that Louis Hicks appeared Friday in court on a murder charge. The 33-year-old Hicks also is charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. The Co...
23:13 2019-06-21

Border Patrol agent wounded, suspect killed in Texas traffic stop shooting A Border Patrol agent was shot and injured Friday night while conducting a traffic stop near the Texas-Mexico border and another agent shot and killed the gunman, authorities said Saturday....
03:39 2019-09-15

Chicago Police Board Fires 4 Officers Accused of Covering Up Laquan McDonald's Murder An independent civilian board voted Thursday night to fire four Chicago police officers for their involvement in covering up the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald....
04:00 2019-07-20

2 Moms Who Fought Gun Violence in Chicago Killed in Drive-By Shooting: 'Who's Next?' Andrea Stoudemire and Chantell Grant dedicated their lives to combating the rampant gun violence tearing apart their neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, only to meet their untimely demise courtesy of stray bullets....
04:13 2019-08-01

Chicago Judge Accused of Asking a Court Reporter ‘How Much’ for Sex, Attempting to Kiss a Cop in a #MeToo Case of Judicial Proportions In a case of #MeToo at the judicial level, a Chicago judge abused his power with a series of women with whom he came into contact on the job, including asking a court reporter “how much money” it would take for her to have sex with him, trying to kiss a police officer, and making sexually disparagin...
10:39 2019-06-07

UK's Labour calls for grouse shooting review as 'Glorious Twelfth' begins Britain's opposition Labour Party called on Monday for a review into driven grouse shooting, saying the sport's impact on the environment needed to be assessed....
02:26 2019-08-13

Trial for Men Accused of Plotting 9/11 Attacks Is Set for 2021 A military judge on Friday set Jan. 11, 2021, as the start of the death penalty trial at Guantánamo Bay of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four men accused of plotting the attacks....
03:26 2019-08-31

Four Chicago cops fired for cover-up of officer’s fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald Four Chicago cops accused of covering up a white officer’s fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald in 2014 have been fired by the city’s police force. McDonald’s killing, which was captured on police video camera, sparked months of protests and became emblematic of longstanding police abuse in ...
19:52 2019-07-19

Trial set for ex-driver accused of abusing disabled girl OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former Mississippi bus driver accused of sitting on and threatening to kill a disabled child. The Sun Herald reports Antioinette Jane Raymond is set to go to court in November. The former St. Martin Middle School bus driver opted for a tria...
17:13 2019-06-17

Undocumented LA mom on trial, accused of mistreating sorely malnourished son An undocumented Los Angeles woman is on trial for murder and child abuse – her malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead weighing 34 pounds in a closet, according to a report....
04:26 2019-06-19

Trial underway for ex-cheerleader accused of killing newborn Prosecutors described Tuesday how a former Ohio cheerleader on trial for her newborn’s murder “burst into tears” upon learning she was pregnant. Brooke Skylar Richardson, now 20, appeared in Warren County court for jury selection. She allegedly killed her newborn daughter in May 20...
02:52 2019-09-04

Former Östersund chairman goes on trial accused of financial crimes • Daniel Kindberg alleged to have diverted public money to club• Östersund could lose league place if former chairman convictedThe man regarded as the mastermind behind the rise of the Swedish team Östersund has appeared in court at the start of a trial in which he is accused of serious financial cr...
16:00 2019-09-05

4 Chicago cops fired for allegedly covering up fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald Four Chicago police officers were fired for allegedly covering up the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald by officer Jason Van Dyke.        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager The Chicago Police Board voted to fire a sergeant and three officers for their alleged roles in covering up the 2014 fatal police shooting of a black teenager....
08:52 2019-07-19

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close BERLIN (AP) — Defense closing arguments are getting underway in the case of a former nurse accused of killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany. Prosecutors have already asked for life in prison for Niels Hoegel, 42, for the killings at a hospital in Oldenburg between 1999 and 2002 a...
10:39 2019-06-05

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert about him. More than seven months after......
08:52 2019-06-04

Trial of Navy SEAL accused of killing prisoner set for June SAN DIEGO (AP) — The court martial of a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic state prisoner under his care in Iraq in 2017 is scheduled to start June 10. Navy spokesman Brian O’Rourke says the trial should last about two weeks. It had been scheduled to start Tuesday, but that date was pushed bac...
23:52 2019-05-24

Jury to begin deliberating in trial of accused sex cult founder Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
14:13 2019-06-19

Jury deadlocks in trial of aid volunteer accused of harboring migrants Scott Warren, a humanitarian aid volunteer, was accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants in Ajo, Arizona.        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
19:52 2019-07-12

Lawyer invokes Marvin Gaye in trial of son accused of trying to murder dad A defense attorney for a Columbia University graduate accused of bludgeoning his father in a battle over his late mom’s estate invoked Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” in an unusual opening statement Tuesday. “In that song, he said, ‘Father, father we don’t need to escalate, you see war i...
02:13 2019-07-24

El Salvador will seek third trial of woman accused of 'murdering' stillborn Evelyn Hernández was exonerated in a retrial after an earlier judgment found her guilty of homicide Prosecutors in El Salvador have announced that they will appeal against last month’s acquittal of a young woman accused of killing her stillborn son, marking what would be her third trial in the socia...
01:39 2019-09-07

Woman accused of beating mom over game volume to stand trial YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A woman will stand trial on allegations she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older woman was listening to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game too loudly on the radio. A judge ruled Wednesday that Delores Amorino was competent to stand trial. But the j...
14:39 2019-05-23

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drug maker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
15:26 2019-05-28

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said the opioid crisis is "devastating" his state Tuesday during opening remarks in a historic trial between the state and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson....
21:13 2019-05-28

Accused In Unnao Rape Case Moves Top Court For Extension Of Trial An accused in the Unnao rape case on Monday approached the Supreme Court, seeking an extension of the time slated for completion of the trial in the matter....
05:52 2019-09-03

Trial Opens for Former Obama Aide Accused of Lying About Foreign Lobbying Lawyers for Gregory B. Craig said their client never intended to deceive Justice Department officials about his work on behalf of Ukraine’s government....
23:26 2019-08-16

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

Man accused of New Zealand mosque attack seeks to move trial from Christchurch Lawyers for the man accused of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that killed 51 people in March have asked for the trial to be moved from the southern city of Christchurch, where the attacks took place, a judge said on Thursday....
04:13 2019-08-15

Florida 'stand your ground' trial begins for deadly dispute over handicapped parking spot The manslaughter trial for Michael Drejka, the man involved in a deadly dispute over a handicapped parking spot in Florida, was set to begin Monday.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

Teenager accused of throwing French boy from London gallery to stand trial next year A British teenager will go on trial next year accused of throwing a six-year-old French boy from a 10th-floor viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern gallery....
15:00 2019-08-08

| Christchurch shooting trial moved to avoid Ramadan New Zealand's High Court has altered next year's trial dates for the man accused of murdering 51 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch mosques to avoid the hearing clashing with the holy month of Ramadan....
22:00 2019-09-12

Ashton Kutcher testifies in trial of alleged serial killer accused of murdering his friend Ashton Kutcher testified on Wednesday in the trial of a man charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes including one woman, Ashley Ellerin, who was friends with the actor. ...
02:13 2019-05-30

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defense team's emails....
04:01 2019-06-04

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper are asking for his trial to be held in two parts, to determine guilt or innocence separately from whether his mental state made him not criminally responsible. Jarrod Ramos’ attorneys made the requ...
23:13 2019-06-10

Agent: Free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel could be ready in a week Scott Boras, the agent for free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel, believes his client will be ready to pitch at the Major League level within a week of signing with a team....
18:39 2019-05-31

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life....
03:00 2019-05-31

Man accused of standoff, trooper’s shooting indicted MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he’s convicted, send him to prison for life. A Collin County grand jury returned a seven-count indictment Tuesday against 42-y...
02:00 2019-05-31

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleged slaying. Military judge Aaron Rugh freed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after a defense attorney accused prosecutors of attempting to tr...
10:26 2019-05-31

Tate Modern incident: Teenager accused of trying to kill six-year-old boy will undergo psychiatric assessment before trial A teenager accused of trying to kill a six-year-old boy by throwing him off a Tate Modern viewing platform will be psychiatrically assessed ahead of his trial, the Old Bailey heard today....
15:00 2019-08-08

Jury seated in trial of Dallas officer in shooting of Botham Jean Lawyers have seated a jury for the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man after she entered the wrong apartment....
20:39 2019-09-14

Man accused of fatally shooting Uber driver and another passenger A Maryland man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of his Uber driver and another passenger, the Prince George's County Police Department said Wednesday....
22:52 2019-08-29

Both sides in Florida manslaughter trial say video of fatal shooting will prove their case Prosecuting attorney Fred Schaub said convenience store surveillance video showed that Michael Drejka fatally shot Markeis McGlockton as McGlockton was turning away from him....
15:13 2019-08-22

The Accused Gunman in the New Zealand Mosque Shooting Has Pleaded Not Guilty (CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May. The courtroom was filled with 80 survivors and family members o...
06:13 2019-06-14

Florida man accused of mass shooting threats after texts emerge A man in Florida was arrested on Friday after investigators were alerted to text messages in which he allegedly detailed plans “to shoot as many people as he could in a large crowd,” according to a local sheriff’s office....
04:52 2019-08-19

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Accused To Hear New Charges In Court Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
17:52 2019-06-13

Green Beret accused of killing suspected Taliban bomb maker facing 'agonizing' wait for trial, wife says The family of a decorated former Green Beret who is charged with killing a suspected Taliban bomb maker  in 2010 is facing another roadblock in the military justice system, his wife told “Fox & Friends” on Saturday....
05:26 2019-08-25

Gunman accused of shooting ex admits he lied about aiming at bear, authorities say A Virginia man was arrested Tuesday, accused of deliberately shooting his former boyfriend despite initially telling investigators he had been aiming at a bear....
13:26 2019-05-30

Dominican police say they've arrested man accused of being behind David Ortiz shooting Víctor Hugo Gómez is accused of ordering the killing of his cousin, Sixto David Fernández. Authorities say hit men confused Ortiz with Fernández.       ...
04:26 2019-06-29

Man, 44, accused of threatening shooting at New England Patriots' Gillette Stadium A man is facing terroristic threat and felony domestic assault charges after he threatened via Facebook a "school shooting" at the Patriots stadium       ...
05:39 2019-09-11

Indianapolis judges shooting investigation shrouded in mystery as those accused are still not charged The investigation into the May 1 shootings of two judges outside of a White Castle restaurant in Indianapolis is now shrouded in mystery as charges still have not been filed against those accused in the attack – and details are only trickling out through hearings on a separate drunken-driving case....
21:39 2019-05-31

Colorado School Shooting: Accused Transgender Sought Revenge For Bullying A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court......
12:39 2019-06-21

Attempted murder charges filed against man accused of shooting 6 Philadelphia cops Attempted murder charges were filed Saturday against a Philadelphia man accused of shooting six police officers during an hours-long standoff, according to court records....
12:39 2019-08-18

Nipsey Hussle shooting suspect Eric Holder indicted for death of rapper, heads to trial A grand jury indicted Eric Holder for the shooting death of rapper Nipsey Hussle, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.        ...
02:13 2019-05-22

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

Rapper Nipsey Hussle and accused killer talked about snitching before shooting: media Rapper Nipsey Hussle and the man accused of killing him talked about "snitching" before the rap star was shot dead, according to court documents released Thursday, media reports said....
12:13 2019-06-28

Transgender teen accused in deadly Colorado school shooting wanted revenge A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court documents released on Thursday showed....
08:00 2019-06-21

Chief: Alabama officer accused of fake shooting in alleged case of 'stolen valor' An Alabama police officer is accused of staging a shooting and making a fake a distress call last month in what his police chief called a case of "stolen valor" and "stolen honor."...
04:00 2019-08-03

Ohio shooting: Police have identified 24-year-old man as suspect who killed 9 in Dayton shooting A 24-year-old man has been identified as the shooter who killed nine people, including his 22-year-old sister, Megan Betts, in Dayton, Ohio.        ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Mother of the El Paso shooting suspect reportedly called police weeks before shooting concerned that her son owned an 'AK' type firearm Associated Press/John Locher The mother of the accused El Paso shooter called Texas police weeks before the shooting after she was worried that her son owned an "AK" type firearm, CNN reported. Despite having flagged the issue to authorities, police did not act further on the matter as her son, 21,...
22:00 2019-08-09

El Paso shooting: Father of teen killed in Parkland Florida shooting creates mural in Texan city where 20 died in massacre A father whose teenage son was killed in the Parkland school shooting in Florida has created a mural in El Paso, where 20 people were killed in a mass gun attack....
02:26 2019-08-06

Barbershop shooting suspect put gun to child's head after shooting boy's father, police say A 28-year-old man faces charges of murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping from incident at Tallahassee, Florida, barbershop.        ...
23:52 2019-06-21

Parents of Parkland shooting victim near El Paso during shooting: 'We have to open our hearts' Patricia Oliver said she and her husband were in Juárez visiting immigrant shelters Saturday when she heard about the El Paso mass shooting.        ...
14:52 2019-08-06

This man faked being a DEA agent and stole $300,000 from immigrants A man who faked being a law officer and stole more than $300,000 from immigrants in Texas and Illinois has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Agent: Kings' Barnes to become unrestricted FA Harrison Barnes will forgo the final year of his $94 million contract with the Kings and enter a marketplace that includes 10 teams with over $20 million in salary-cap space this summer....
21:52 2019-06-18

Watford sign free agent Welbeck "Watford have signed England forward Danny Welbeck on a free transfer after his release from fellow London side Arsenal, the Premier League club said on Wednesday."...
18:00 2019-08-07

NBA free agent tracker: All the biggest moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
01:00 2019-07-02

Pogba, De Ligt agent goes to CAS to overturn ban from soccer The Court of Arbitration for Sport says players' agent Mino Raiola seeks an urgent verdict to overturn his three-month ban from soccer       ...
22:00 2019-06-12

Should I buy a house my real estate agent is also selling? Before hiring your agent or listing broker, understand what the broker or salesperson will do for you if you find yourself in a dual-agency situation....
17:01 2019-05-28

Homeland Security agent shoots himself in leg at gun range A Homeland Security agent shot himself in the leg Wednesday while letting off some rounds at a gun range in The Bronx, cops said. The agent was at the Rodman’s Neck Outdoor Range in Pelham Bay Park when he accidentally pumped a bullet into his left leg, according to police. The incident happen...
03:39 2019-07-25

Agent says AB's helmet concern a safety issue Antonio Brown's helmet concerns are safety-related and the wide receiver is "all-in" with the Oakland Raiders, agent Drew Rosenhaus said Monday on ESPN's Get Up!...
18:13 2019-08-19

"Hurt, But What Can I Do?": Zomato Delivery Agent On "Non-Hindu" Row When Zomato employee Faiyaz was given the task of taking a parcel of food to a customer in Jabalpur on Tuesday, he probably didn't think of it as anything more than a usual delivery run. And yet, two......
22:13 2019-07-31

Agent: Cousins has torn ACL; may miss season Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins could miss the entire season after team doctors confirmed he has a torn ACL in his left knee -- his third serious leg injury in the last year and a half....
13:00 2019-08-16

Agent: Chargers' Gordon wants trade if no deal Chargers running back Melvin Gordon wants to be traded if he doesn't receive a new deal from the Chargers, agent Fletcher Smith told ESPN's Adam Schefter....
19:26 2019-07-11

Colts work out free agent RB Gillislee The Indianapolis Colts were scheduled to work out free agent running back Mike Gillislee on Friday, according to a report by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport....
21:39 2019-08-02

Agent says Elliott, Cowboys 'very close' to deal The Cowboys and star running back Ezekiel Elliott are "very close" to agreement on a new deal, his agent, Rocky Arceneaux, told reporters at DFW International Airport....
10:52 2019-09-04

| Agent seeks quick fix for 'respectful' Pogba Paul Pogba's agent hopes that a breakthrough in negotiations that benefits "all parties" will soon be made regarding the Manchester United midfielder's future....
17:00 2019-07-09

Agent: AB ready to 'fit in, work hard' for Belichick Drew Rosenhaus called Antonio Brown's failed stint in Oakland a relationship that got off to a bad start and never recovered. The agent said the receiver is now ready to go to New England and "do what's asked of him, do his job and make it work."...
15:39 2019-09-08

| Coutinho agent fuels Liverpool talk Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho's agent says that 'Liverpool lies very deeply in his heart', fuelling speculation that the Brazilian might rejoin Liverpool....
17:13 2019-07-14

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May 13 from an alleged sexual assault victim that involved Border Patrol agent, Steven Charles Holmes. T...
00:52 2019-05-23

Sources: Horford to be unrestricted free agent Celtics center Al Horford will not exercise the $30.1 million option on his 2019-20 contract and will become an unrestricted free agent, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
21:52 2019-06-18

Pregnant women may be exposed to MRI contrast agent (Reuters Health) - Women who don't realize they're pregnant when they undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be exposed to a chemical that might not be safe for the fetus, a new report warns....
06:26 2019-08-21

'I've yet to tell my agent': X-Men stars reveal why they won't work in certain US states Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
08:39 2019-05-29

New agent rule leaves Div. II player in limbo Glenville State forward Phil Bledsoe's playing status is in limbo after he discovered that the new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential doesn't apply to Division II players....
20:26 2019-05-29

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins and a kill-on-sight target of the Mossad. The 33-year-old Salameh was tall, dark and fashionable, e...
23:26 2019-06-08

NBA suspends free agent Beasley for five games Michael Beasley, an unsigned free agent and former second overall pick in the NBA Draft, has been suspended five games by the league for a violation of its drug policy, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic....
18:26 2019-08-09

2019 NBA free agent tracker: Following every big-name signing The market is open. There are a lot of big names available for 2019 NBA free agency, and where they end up could re-shape the league as everyone knows it. Kevin Durant is the league’s biggest domino and he’ll likely set the tone despite a torn Achilles that will keep him sidelined for th...
05:13 2019-07-01

Gordon's agent requests Chargers trade star RB Agent Damarius Bilbo told ESPN's Josina Anderson that he requested a trade for client Melvin Gordon from the Chargers last week, as a stalemate remains in contract talks....
21:26 2019-08-01

Agent claims WR Brown has offers for custom helmet Companies are lining up to protect Antonio Brown's head with a custom-built helmet he would be paid to wear, agent Drew Rosenhaus said of the Oakland Raiders wide receiver....
00:00 2019-08-27

How NBA championship odds changed after free-agent frenzy LAS VEGAS — A day after more than $3 billion in NBA player transactions, betting markets for the league settled into place for oddsmakers from here to New Jersey — with one major exception. On the surface, the Nets would seem to be the biggest mover and shaker with the signings of Kyrie Irving (4......
22:00 2019-07-02

Yankees’ lull proving they may have to buy more free-agent groceries CLEVELAND — Just how large a shopping cart will these Yankees require to achieve their goals? CC Sabathia’s farewell to his original baseball home fizzled Saturday afternoon to the tune of an 8-4 Yankees loss at Progressive Field, as the Indians saluted the big lefty, whom they drafted in 1998, by r...
11:26 2019-06-09

Former F.B.I. Agent Is Indicted in a Case Involving St. Louis’s Prosecutor The agent was hired to help investigate accusations against the former governor of Missouri. He is charged with perjury and tampering with evidence in the case....
02:52 2019-06-18

AOC says she confronted Border Patrol agent over ‘stealth selfie’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed Tuesday she confronted a US Customs and Border Protection agent after the agent trying to sneak a “mocking” selfie with her at Texas Border Patrol facility — following allegations she yelled at officers there “in a threatening manner.” “T...
23:26 2019-07-02

Agent says Warriors' Kevin Durant '100 percent undecided' on where he'll go Rich Kleiman, the agent of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, said the superstar is completely undecided on where he'll land as a free agent....
22:39 2019-05-22

Sancho’s agent spoke to United before summer, says Zorc "Jadon Sancho’s agent met with Manchester United representatives before the summer transfer window, Borussia Dortmund\u0027s sporting director Michael Zorc revealed."...
20:26 2019-09-11

Ex-FBI agent Peter Strzok sues government over firing Strzok was fired in August 2018 after it emerged that he had sent anti-Trump text messages to an FBI lawyer. The US president cited the messages as an example of what he said was an anti-Trump bias within the FBI....
04:39 2019-08-07

AOC confronts McAleenan over border agent Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told lawmakers that there is an "aggressive" ongoing investigation into the secret Facebook group of current and former Border Patrol agents that sparked outrage earlier this month, responding to a question from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during ...
13:52 2019-07-19

Sources: Kyrie splits with agent, eyes Roc Nation As free agency nears, Celtics star Kyrie Irving has parted ways with longtime agent Jeff Wechsler and is expected to partner with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
05:00 2019-06-13

Sources: KD, Kawhi mulling free-agent scenarios Free-agent stars Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard have been discussing scenarios that could include a future with them playing together, league sources told ESPN....
18:13 2019-06-29

School safety agent charged with attacking girlfriend A school safety agent was arrested Sunday after attacking her girlfriend in Crown Heights, police said. The 23-year-old, Christelle Victor, allegedly pushed and dragged her 24-year-old girlfriend by her hair during a dispute in the girlfriend’s apartment just before 4:45 a.m. Sunday. Victor wa...
19:26 2019-07-21

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was filed one year after she died. It comes as the U.S...
23:39 2019-05-24

Antonio Brown's agent on lawsuit: 'This is a money grab' Antonio Brown’s agent on Wednesday defended his client amid a lawsuit that accused the New England Patriots wide receiver of raping and sexually assaulting his former personal trainer in 2017 and 2018....
15:26 2019-09-12

Agent Smith malware sneakily replaces all your apps Android users have been warned to watch out for a new form of mobile malware that cannibalises apps.The malware, dubbed "Agent Smith" by researchers at Check Point Research, disguises itslef as an official Google-related application to get embedded on a victim's device. It then exploits kn...
22:26 2019-07-15

NBA free agent tracker: All the biggest player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
01:52 2019-07-21

Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sues Over ‘Unlawful’ Firing (Bloomberg) — A former FBI agent sued the Justice Department to get his job back, claiming he was unlawfully fired over his text messages critical of Donald Trump after the bureau caved in to pressure from the president. Peter Strzok claims his firing was fueled by the illegal disclosure of me...
15:39 2019-08-07

Ric Flair goes on wild rant against former agent: ‘Assumed I was gonna die’ After his self-described “miracle,” Ric Flair is back and wants his money. The WWE Hall of Famer recently spent six days in a hospital for a health scare with his heart, but now he’s looking for the money that he claims his ex-agent, Melinda Morris Zanoni, stole from him. “Le...
19:13 2019-06-04

Giannis' ex-agent blasts Drake for trolling ways An executive at the company that represents Giannis Antetokounmpo, who used to be the Bucks star's agent in Europe, ripped rapper Drake for trolling Antetokounmpo in the Eastern Conference finals....
23:26 2019-05-22

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
21:39 2019-07-15

Klay suffered torn ACL in left knee, agent says Warriors guard Klay Thompson tore the ACL in his left knee Thursday night in the third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals, his agent, Greg Lawrence, told ESPN....
08:00 2019-06-14

Agent: Elliott irked by Jones' 'Zeke who?' quip Ezekiel Elliott was not amused by Saturday's "Zeke who?" quip from Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and thought it was "disrespectful," according to his agent....
22:52 2019-08-19

AP source: Celtics’ Horford to be unrestricted free agent BOSTON (AP) — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Boston Celtics center Al Horford will decline his player option for next season and become an unrestricted free agent. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Tuesday because the decision has not been ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Feds: Indicted drug agent duped DEA into hiring him NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal narcotics officer joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help the leader of a murderous Puerto Rican drug ring become “unstoppable.” The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan alleged in new court filings this month that Fernando G...
20:39 2019-06-14

James Dolan’s Knicks free-agent tease looks really bad now James Dolan teased everyone… and became the punchline. In March, the Knicks owner declared: “Look, New York is the mecca of basketball. We hear from people all the time, from players and representatives about who wants to come.” On Sunday, Kevin Durant confirmed he’s off to the other New...
05:13 2019-07-01

US Attorney to personally prosecute alleged-FBI agent shooter The trial of a reputed Crips gangbanger accused of trying to murder an FBI agent is set to kick off in Brooklyn court Monday — and a US Attorney is taking the extremely rare step of personally prosecuting the case. The agent’s bullet-riddled car, as well as the shot-up vehicle of his suspected attac...
02:26 2019-07-08

Rangers sign prized free agent Panarin The New York Rangers signed 27-year-old forward Artemi Panarin on Monday, making a splash on the first day of free agency by taking arguably the most coveted player off the market....
01:26 2019-07-02

Free agent Amar'e Stoudemire says he has 'a lot to offer' NBA teams Former NBA big man Amar'e Stoudemire, who hopes to make an NBA comeback after spending the last two seasons in Israel, says he still has "a lot to offer" prospective NBA teams....
17:26 2019-07-10

Trade-seeking Duke Johnson parts with agent Running back Duke Johnson Jr., who has said there is nothing the Browns can do to change his mind about wanting a trade, has parted ways with his agent....
14:39 2019-07-10

Free agent Collison, 31, retires from NBA to focus on faith NEW YORK (AP) — Point guard Darren Collison has decided to retire from the NBA after 10 seasons to focus on being a Jehovah’s Witness. The 31-year-old Collison played for the Indiana Pacers the last two seasons. He told ESPN’s The Undefeated in a letter Friday that he decided to retire p...
01:00 2019-06-30

Agent fires back after NFL suspends Cowboys' Quinn (PEDs) The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn two games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs, drawing a quick rebuke from the player's agent....
18:26 2019-08-09

Bodycam shows FBI agent moments after he’s shot in Brooklyn ambush Dramatic bodycam footage played in court Tuesday shows the harrowing moment a bleeding FBI agent — shot while on an undercover stakeout in Brooklyn — desperately pleads with fellow law enforcement officers to get him to a hospital. “I’m gonna die, I’m gonna die,” FBI special ...
04:13 2019-07-10

Opinion: Outdated NBA free-agent moratorium rules need to change Rules preventing NBA teams from contacting players before a set date once had a purpose. Teams ignore the rules today, and league should change them.       ...
13:00 2019-06-30

Feds decline to charge FBI agent who killed kidnap victim HOUSTON — Federal authorities say they will not charge an FBI agent who fatally shot a hostage during a rescue attempt in Houston last year. Daryl Fields, spokesman for the US Attorney’s Office in San Antonio, said Wednesday that after an 11-month investigation prosecutors “declined to proceed with ...
07:26 2019-09-05

Antonio Brown agent’s questionable defense against rape allegations " I myself am a father. I have two children, two daughters, that I love very much, along with my wife. I wouldn't be doing this interview if I didn't believe Antonio," Drew Rosenhaus said Wednesday on ESPN....
00:26 2019-09-13

Border agent saves migrant mother, son from Texas bee attack _____ BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and covered by thousands of bees. The agency said in a statement Friday that the agent was patrolling the Rio Grande in Brownsville, in southernmost Texas, ...
20:13 2019-06-08

Overstock C.E.O. Takes Aim at ‘Deep State’ After Romance With Russian Agent Patrick Byrne said in an interview that he was still “quite fond” of Maria Butina, who is now in prison, and that she “should go home and be president of Russia one day.’’...
13:52 2019-08-16

The Latest: NCAA lower divisions to evaluate new agent rule RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on underclassmen who hired an agent before entering the NBA draft (all times local): 2:35 p.m. The NCAA has says Division II and Division III schools will evaluate the new rule that allows college basketball players to sign with agents but maintain college eligibility...
21:13 2019-05-29

NCAA clears Division II player after agent-rule mistake The NCAA has cleared Glenville State’s Phil Bledsoe for his senior season after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while maintaining college eligibility. NCAA spokeswoman St...
20:52 2019-06-08

Irving’s new agent, Davis’ saga: Where Nets-Celtics war stands Forgive Nets fans if their nightmares look a lot like Danny Ainge. The dream summer would be landing a Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving duo, and that’s still believed to be a Nets goal. But Durant had surgery to repair his ruptured Achilles tendon Wednesday in New York and Ainge, the Celtics’ general manag...
06:00 2019-06-13

Hate Crime Charge Dropped Against Agent Shot By Trooper NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A hate crime charge has been dropped against a federal agent shot last year after police say he pointed a laser-sighted gun in the direction of a uniformed Louisiana State Police trooper. In a statement Friday, Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office spokesman Ken Da...
22:26 2019-05-25

Celtics' Horford will decline player option, become free agent Boston Celtics center Al Horford is expected to decline his $30.1 million player option for the 2019-20 season and become an unrestricted free agent....
20:52 2019-06-18

Pour One Out For The Sad Fucker Who Flunked His Being-Zion Williamson's-Agent Exam Reader, I will be honest with you: My eyes turned to little wads of chalk and I lapsed into a coma for 50,000 lifetimes of the earth while trying to read this ESPN.com feature about the twists of hotshot rookie Zion Williamson’s path to a sneaker endorsement deal. All I remember about it is the unbe...
21:39 2019-08-02

Knicks sign free agent Bullock to 2-year deal Free agent Reggie Bullock, who averaged 11.3 points and 2.7 rebounds in 63 combined games for the Pistons and Lakers last season, has signed with the Knicks, his agent told ESPN....
17:00 2019-07-16

NCAA loosens restrictions on college basketball agent certification NCAA has amended its controversial guidelines so prospective agents for college basketball players won't be required to have a college degree.       ...
02:26 2019-08-13

Gang member who shot undercover FBI agent found guilty A reputed gangbanger who cornered and then shot an undercover FBI agent has been found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn. The panel deliberated over three days before convicting Ronell Watson Wednesday on charges of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer, assault and the use of a firearm. ...
23:01 2019-07-17

Agent Provocateur delights shoppers by choosing model 'with big boobs' AGENT Provocateur was praised for picking a curvy star to model a new collection. The lingerie brand announced Caroline Vreeland as its new ambassador....
00:26 2019-08-01

Ex-FBI agent in Greitens case charged with perjury, evidence tampering A former FBI agent hired by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner to help in the criminal investigation of then-Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was hit with charges of perjury and tampering with evidence Monday.  ...
03:13 2019-06-18

Cowboys DE Robert Quinn banned two games for 'masking agent' Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn has been suspended for the first two games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances....
02:00 2019-08-09

NYPD school safety agent allegedly kicks cop during fight An NYPD School Safety Agent was arrested in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, late Saturday night after a heated argument with cops got physical, police said. Melinda Breland, 33, was taken into custody just after 11 p.m. outside of Cozi Pizza at 584 Broadway near Lorimer Street, according to police. Police s...
18:52 2019-09-08

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players....
13:00 2019-05-29

Raiders sign free agent tight end Erik Swoope ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent tight end Erik Swoope. The Raiders released quarterback Landry Jones on Wednesday to make room on the 90-man roster. Swoope had eight catches for 87 yards and three touchdowns in seven games last season with Indianapolis. He entered t...
00:39 2019-05-23

James Dolan Wins Big With Marquee Free Agent Signing Despite reports to the contrary on Sunday, it looks like Madison Square Garden will, in fact, be home to one of the biggest free agent signings of the summer. That’s right: Coveted former Blue Jackets winger Artemi Panarin is off the market, signing with the New York Rangers for a reported seven yea...
21:52 2019-07-01

Militia member arrested for impersonating US Border Patrol agent A member of an armed group known for stopping migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has been arrested after authorities charged him with impersonating a U.S. Border Patrol agent, according to court documents....
02:13 2019-06-24

Redfin’s newest online tool cuts out the buyer’s agent As part of the program, on Redfin-listed homes, consumers are given two options: buy with an agent or make an offer without an agent using Redfin software....
15:13 2019-06-04

Semenya received invitation to Morocco race 'too late': agent Caster Semenya was invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday -- after previously saying she had been denied the right to participate in the event -- but the invitation came too late for her to get there, her agent said....
22:13 2019-06-14

The NCAA's New Agent Regulations Sure Look Like They're Targeting Rich Paul [Update] The NCAA, continuing its bid to desperately cling to the archaic model of amateurism for as long as it possibly can, sent out a memo to NBA agents on Monday attempting to reassert its control over whom men’s college basketball players can hire when thinking about going pro. While a rule change in 20...
12:26 2019-08-07

AP source: Nets make Russell restricted free agent NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the details says the Brooklyn Nets have extended a qualifying offer to D’Angelo Russell, making the point guard a restricted free agent. The decision Friday allows the Nets to match any offer Russell receives from another team. It was confirmed to The...
04:00 2019-06-29

How hard can it be to sell an apartment without a real estate agent? I found out Our apartment building needed to sell a unit. I said I could do it myself with no agent. Here's what happened.       ...
18:26 2019-07-23

Agent: Saints, Thomas, agree on 5-year, $100M contract The agent for New Orleans Saints leading receiver Michael Thomas says Thomas and the Saints have agreed on a new five-year contract worth up to $100 million       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

BuzzFeed staffers establish NewsGuild as union bargaining agent A bitter five-month battle between BuzzFeed management and its workers’ union ended Tuesday when a third-party definitively established the NewsGuild of New York as the official bargaining agent for about 80 US news-side employees. Now comes the really hard part: hammering out a first contract cover...
07:39 2019-07-24

Supreme Court to decide what happens when a U.S. border agent shoots someone on the other side There is established Supreme Court precedent that a law enforcement official can be sued for damages if they violate a person’s constitutional rights, but what if the person suing is not an American and was in another country when they were harmed?...
13:26 2019-06-01

Tottenham remain in the dark over Eriksen after agent and Levy fall out • Eriksen is thought to covet Real Madrid or Barcelona move• Injuries force Pochettino to consider makeshift right-backTottenham are in the dark over Christian Eriksen’s intentions regarding the next move of his career because of a breakdown in the relationship between Daniel Levy and the midfielder...
21:13 2019-08-27

Rangers Sign Artemi Panarin, a Top Free-Agent Forward A day after the Knicks failed to land top free agents, James Dolan’s other team, the Rangers, signed a coveted player on what proved to be a frenzied day in the N.H.L....
03:13 2019-07-02

Border Patrol Agent Who Hit Migrant With Truck Pleads Guilty Matthew Bowen, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge, had sent a text message referring to immigrants as “subhuman” and “murdering savages,” according to court documents....
10:26 2019-08-13

Reports: Patriots QB Tom Brady still set to become free agent in 2020 despite new contract New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady earned a bump in salary with a re-worked contract, but it also may allow him to become a free agent.       ...
11:00 2019-08-06

NFL notebook: Texans' Clowney visits Dolphins after firing agent Houston Texans pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney is looking for new representation and has even visited a potential new team, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday....
07:52 2019-08-28

'They're shooting right there': Eyewitness video shows Odessa, Midland, Texas shooting At least 7 people were killed and 21 injured when a traffic stop turned into a deadly shooting rampage near Odessa and Midland, Texas, police say.        ...
21:00 2019-09-01

Gerald McCoy becomes potential free-agent steal after Buccaneers release The Gerald McCoy saga is over as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Monday that they released the six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle who spent the past nine seasons with the organization. McCoy, the third overall pick in 2010 NFL Draft, had three years left on his contract, which called for him to m...
16:26 2019-05-21

Gareth Bale’s move from Real Madrid will not be a loan, player’s agent says • ‘There will be no makeshift deals,’ says Jonathan Barnett• Coach Zinedine Zidane says move is best for club and playerWhile Zinedine Zidane expects Gareth Bale to leave Real Madrid imminently, the player’s agent says his move will not be a loan. The Wales forward, who has been linked to a move to ...
14:13 2019-07-23

Indianapolis Colts' Jacoby Brissett explains why he negotiates his contracts without agent Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett agreed to a two-year, $30 million contract extension with the team earlier this week and negotiated the deal without an agent....
22:39 2019-09-05

The Warm-Up: ‘Destroy his career’ – Agent Trippier sent on Beckham revenge mission "He’s waited 21 long years, but finally an opportunity has arrived for David Beckham to get revenge on Diego Simeone. And it’s all thanks to Kieran Trippier, as Ben Snowball explains…"...
12:26 2019-07-17

FBI agent describes being shot during Brooklyn ambush: ‘It felt like my back exploded’ An FBI agent took the stand Wednesday at his accused shooter’s trial to describe the Dec. 2018 ambush that left him shot in the back — and convinced he was going to die. “It felt like my back exploded,” special agent Christopher Harper told jurors seated on reputed Crips memb...
02:13 2019-07-11

Agent: US long jumper expects doping ban; tainted beef cited The agent for Jarrion Lawson says the American long jumper and sprinter is expected to receive a four-year suspension for a failed doping test they maintain is tied to contaminated meat. Paul Doyle told The Associated Press on Friday that Lawson will appeal the soon-to-be-announced decision from the...
18:13 2019-05-31

Why Damyean Dotson thinks Knicks will be fine without free-agent splash Rehabbing Damyean Dotson, who finished the season as the Knicks’ starting shooting guard, believes the club will be fine even without a big free-agent splash. If the Knicks sign Kevin Durant, he won’t be playing next season anyway because of his torn Achilles. Dotson, who underwent shoulder su...
23:00 2019-06-27

"His Methods Are Trade Secret": Travel Agent Gamed Delta Of $1.75 Million Gennady Podolsky was heralded as a travel agent extraordinaire, known for getting his clients from point A to point B with more speed and ingenuity than your average operator....
18:39 2019-09-14

NCAA amends agent rules to no longer require college degree The NCAA has backtracked on new certification standards and will no longer require a bachelor's degree for a sports agent to represent Division I men's basketball players who declare for the NBA draft while maintaining college eligibility....
16:00 2019-08-13

Travel agent scammed Delta out of $1.75M in frequent flyer miles, prosecutors say The managing partner of a small, Chicago-based travel agency is accused of scamming Delta out of nearly $2 million worth of frequent flyer miles. Gennady Podolsky, a 43-year-old dual Ukrainian and American citizen, was arraigned on wire-fraud charges Friday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the ...
00:26 2019-09-15

On Unnao Truck's Blackened Number Plate, A Loan Agent's Twist The owner of the truck that rammed into the car carrying the Unnao rape survivor and her family had earlier claimed the number plates were blackened so he could avoid recovery agents...
09:13 2019-08-03

Dolphins player Kendrick Norton involved in serious car accident, had arm amputated, agent says According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Kendrick Norton is in critical condition at Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital's trauma unit.       ...
17:52 2019-07-04

Yankees favorites to land free-agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel Former Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel may not be a free agent much longer. The New York Yankees have reportedly emerged as the front-runner to sign the two-time All-Star....
21:26 2019-06-04

Why fishing almost kept NBA free agent Willie Cauley-Stein from signing with the Warriors Willie Cauley-Stein has recently taken up fishing — and the hobby almost prevented him pouncing on a deal with the Golden State Warriors.       ...
16:00 2019-07-11

Travel agent charged with scamming Delta out of 42 million reward miles A manager at a Chicago travel agency has been charged with "illegally reaping" more than 42 million Delta Air Lines miles worth more than $1.75 million by registering customers as employees on the airline's business rewards program....
01:13 2019-09-14

Ex-FBI agent Strzok sues agency over firing for anti-Trump texts Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who came under fire from U.S. President Donald Trump and other Republicans for sending text messages that disparaged Trump during the presidential campaign, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday alleging his termination from the job violated his constitutional rights....
22:39 2019-08-06

Elvis Presley spy animated series 'Agent King' coming to Netflix Netflix, on the 42nd anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, announced that it has ordered the adult animated action comedy series “Agent King” from Priscilla Presley and John Eddie. Authentic Brands Group, Sony Pictures Animation, and Sony Pictures Television are also partners on the show....
02:52 2019-08-19

Fired FBI agent Peter Strzok files wrongful termination suit A former FBI agent who worked the feds’ investigation into Russian election meddling — and who sent text messages slamming then-candidate Donald Trump — filed a lawsuit Tuesday charging that the bureau caved to “unrelenting pressure” from the president when it fired him. The suit from Pe...
23:26 2019-08-06

Facebook Evacuates 4 Buildings After Nerve Agent Sarin Found On Campus Facebook Inc evacuated four buildings and two people were being evaluated for possible exposure to the nerve agent sarin on Monday after a package at the social media company's Silicon Valley mail......
00:26 2019-07-02

Erik Karlsson Stays With the Sharks, Taking a Top Free Agent Off the Market San Jose re-signed one of the N.H.L.’s most dynamic defensemen to a $92 million, eight-year deal, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment....
00:52 2019-06-18

Player's agent arrested in money laundering soccer probe Police have arrested two people, including a player's agent, as part of a money-laundering and corruption international investigation in soccer       ...
14:52 2019-09-11

Indianapolis Colts host free-agent quarterback Brock Osweiler The Indianapolis Colts hosted veteran free-agent quarterback Brock Osweiler following the sudden retirement of franchise signal-caller Andrew Luck last weekend....
02:52 2019-08-29

Virginia Beach shooter bought guns he used legally: federal agent The gunman who killed 12 people at a municipal building in Virginia Beach appears to have bought the guns he used legally, a U.S. federal agent said on Saturday....
22:13 2019-06-01

Facebook Mail Facility Evacuated After Report of Deadly Nerve Agent A Facebook mailing facility in the company’s home city of Menlo Park, California has been evacuated following the reported detection of sarin—a powerful and deadly nerve agent.Read more......
00:26 2019-07-02

Paul Pogba wants to leave Manchester United this summer, confirms agent • Paul wants to move and we’re in the process of that, says Raiola• Ole Gunnar Solskjær expects another two signings this summerPaul Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, has admitted for the first time that the midfielder is trying to force an exit from Manchester United this summer. Pogba is believed to fav...
23:52 2019-07-05

Pogba's agent Raiola hopes for 'satisfying solution' to player's future "Paul Pogba\u0027s agent Mino Raiola hopes for a \u0027satisfying solution\u0027 to the Frenchman\u0027s future as he continues to be linked with a move away from Manchester United."...
18:52 2019-07-09

Nets sign Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg as undrafted free agent Former Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg posted Friday night on social media that he will join the Nets as an undrafted free agent. “I asked God to take over as a kid,” Massinburg wrote. “He then said “Watch me work”. Thankful for the opportunity @brooklynnets let’s get it‼️” He averaged...
11:39 2019-06-22

Records show border patrol agent called migrants “subhuman” PHOENIX (AP) — A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants “savages” and “subhuman” the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say. Court documents filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court in Tucson say Agent...
16:52 2019-05-21

New York Rangers suffer apparent miscue while trying to court top free agent The New York Rangers hoped to be a big-time player in free agency this summer but an apparent pitch to one of the top players on the market appeared to have gone awry....
21:26 2019-06-28

Border agent saves migrant woman, son after finding them covered in 'thousands of bees' A border agent is being hailed a hero after officials say he rescued a migrant woman and her son, 8, after finding them covered in “thousands of bees.”...
23:39 2019-06-08

15-Year-Old Girl Says a Border Patrol Agent Sexually Assaulted Her at an Arizona Camp A 15-year-old migrant girl says a border agent sexually assaulted her during what was supposed to be a routine pat down at a Yuma, Arizona facility....
18:26 2019-07-10

Glenville State aims to clear player amid agent-rule mistake Glenville State is working to clear Phil Bledsoe after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new NCAA rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while maintaining college eligibility. Compliance coordinator Bill Lilly told The As...
03:26 2019-05-31

Border Patrol agent disputes Nadler, AOC criticisms, says detention facilities are 'not inhumane' Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, both Democrats from New York, were wrong when they claimed migrants are held in degrading conditions, according to a regional Border Patrol chief....
01:39 2019-07-04

Russian oligarch says he spent $20M after McCabe asked him to help free retired FBI agent from Iran A Russian oligarch caught in the crosshairs of Robert Mueller’s Russia probe says he spent over $20 million of his own money at the behest of Andrew McCabe, the fired deputy of the bureau, on a mission – that was later scuttled – to free a retired FBI agent captured in Iran....
14:52 2019-07-03

Josh Rosen will be Dolphins' starting QB, agent Drew Rosenhaus predicts An NFL agent who doesn't represent either Josh Rosen or Ryan Fitzpatrick has an opinion on who will win the Miami Dolphins' quarterback competition.       ...
22:26 2019-08-27

Border Patrol agent rescues Guatemalan mother and son attacked by a swarm of bees A Guatemalan woman and her 8-year-old son were rescued in Texas after thousands of bees attacked them near the border, US Customs and Border Protection officials said....
14:00 2019-06-08

Motion filed after plea agreement reportedly reached in case against Nogales BP agent TUCSON – A plea agreement appears to have been reached Thursday in the case of Matthew Bowen, the Border Patrol agent accused of depriving a migrant of his rights under the color of law and falsifying records after he reportedly struck the fleeing migrant with his patrol vehicle in 2017. On De...
23:39 2019-08-12

Secret Service Agent Claims He Was Targeted While on Duty by Park Police Because He’s Black A retired former Secret Service agent has filed a federal lawsuit accusing two Park Police officers in the D.C. metro area of stopping him and detaining him because he is black....
20:39 2019-06-13

Facebook Buildings Evacuated After Mail Tests Positive for Sarin Nerve Agent MENLO PARK, Calif. — A Facebook mail processing warehouse near company headquarters was evacuated Monday as officials work to determine what caused mail to test positive for the nerve agent sarin. Menlo Park Fire Marshal Jon Johnston said Monday that incoming mail undergoing routine processing...
01:00 2019-07-02

Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets. The post Free agent Kevin Durant says on social media he is signing with the Brooklyn Nets appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:26 2019-07-01

Hollywood agent charged with breaking paparazzo’s camera at West Village party A Hollywood agent was busted for allegedly breaking a paparazzo’s camera during a West Village party Tuesday morning that featured Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio, sources told The Post. The scuffle took place around 2:30 a.m. at 160 Leroy Street, where officers were called to on complaints o...
23:52 2019-09-10

A DEA Special Agent Apparently Convinced a Drug Dealer to Buy a Truck for Him to Then Seize and Drive The Department of Justice said Wednesday that a federal law enforcement agent was convicted on seven counts for actions that apparently included telling an alleged drug dealer to buy a truck and then seizing the truck for his own use at work....
06:26 2019-08-29

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Manchester United “respect” despite the midfielder’s determination to force himself out of the club, according to his agent, Mino Raiola.The 26-year-old h...
14:13 2019-07-09

Revealed: anti-nerve agent drug was used for first time in UK to save novichok victim Drug saved Charlie Rowley, ambulance service reveals, amid concern for long-term effects on paramedicsParamedics saved the life of one of the Wiltshire novichok victims by administering an anti-nerve agent drug at the scene that had never been used on a patient before in the UK, it can be revealed.T...
15:26 2019-07-08

Ex-Michael Flynn business partner convicted on charges he acted as Turkish agent A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric wanted by Turkey's government....
08:52 2019-07-24

Dybala agent gives PSG move update after Spurs and United interest - Euro Papers "Paulo Dybala\u0027s agent has provided an update in the Italian press over his potential move to PSG after summer interest from Tottenham and Manchester United."...
16:39 2019-08-25

US attorney tells jury crips member who shot FBI agent ‘intended to kill’ U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue himself urged a jury Monday to convict a man accused of shooting an on-duty FBI agent in the back. “If I were to walk up behind Mr. Navarro right now and shoot him in the back, you’d think ‘he just tried to kill that guy,'” Donoghue said of his ...
01:26 2019-07-16

Free-agent CB Rashard Robinson suspended 10 games by NFL for substance abuse violation Free-agent cornerback Rashard Robinson has been suspended by the NFL for a second time, this time for 10 games on a substance abuse violation.       ...
09:13 2019-07-18

Jason Mitchell Dropped By Agent and Manager, Removed from The Chi and Desperados Over Misconduct Allegations Jason Mitchell, an actor who was once considered to be a rising star given his critically acclaimed performances in Straight Outta Compton and Mudbound, appears to be in some serious trouble....
21:39 2019-05-21

Border Agent Discussed ‘Frying’ Migrants Before Hitting One With His Truck, Feds Charge A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of deliberately hitting a Guatemalan migrant with his truck and then lying about it conveyed numerous racial slurs and derogatory statements about Central American and Guatemalan migrants in a series of texts sent weeks before the incident, federal prosecutors char...
21:39 2019-05-21

The C3 Is Where Corvette Begins It was not the first Corvette, or the most powerful, or the fastest. But the ethos of the Corvette, style over everything, begins with the C3....
20:13 2019-07-24

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
05:26 2019-06-09

Nonprofit to help Chicago clear pot convictions Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx says clearing tens of thousands of convictions for marijuana possession is a critical part of righting the wrongs on the war on drugs. (Aug. 27)        ...
01:13 2019-08-28

Uber Freight HQ opens in Chicago Uber today announced the opening of its Chicago-based Uber Freight HQ, which it says will be one of the engineering hubs for its transport business.Read More...
20:26 2019-09-09

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

Deadliest weekend for Chicago in 2019 Over the weekend 52 people in the city were shot, eight of them fatally, and two people were stabbed to death.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Fiberglass Cows returning to Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A herd of fiberglass cows is returning to Chicago to mark the 20-year-anniversary of a popular display of brightly painted that inspired other cities to line their streets with their own statues of everything from lobsters to pigs. The Chicago Tribune reports that for ...
18:52 2019-06-29

Chicago will use an algorithm to clear pot convictions California is no longer the only state using an algorithm to reverse marijuana convictions. Illinois' Cook County will now use the Code for America technology, Clear My Record, to automatically dismiss tens of thousands of eligible cannabis convictio......
13:13 2019-08-29

Chicago West Just Proved She's Braver Than All of Us Introducing Chicago West, budding snake charmer. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's 1-year-old daughter doesn't have tons of world experience just yet, but she already proved......
21:26 2019-08-21

Chicago-area man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case. Federal prosecutors in Chicago said Monday that 32-year-old Deronarte Norwood of North Chicago sent a 15-year-old girl to have sex with strangers, left her alone in hotel rooms a...
15:13 2019-06-04

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
19:00 2019-06-12

Border Patrol Agent Asks 3-Year-Old Girl to Pick a Parent in Family Separation When Border Patrol agents started taking her father away in a family separation, she began to cry, and was told "you said [you want to go] with mom."...
01:26 2019-07-17

Bryan Robson urges Paul Pogba to ignore transfer talk, agent and focus on Man Utd Bryan Robson believes agents have too much influence on modern players and the Manchester United great hopes wantaway midfielder Paul Pogba continues to knuckle down amid ongoing speculation....
15:52 2019-07-14

Capitals make qualifying offer to restricted free agent forward Andre Burakovsky Burakovsky’s salary last season was $3.25 million, so his qualifying offer has to match that. It’s considered a slight overpay for a player whose production has leveled off over the past two seasons....
23:52 2019-06-27

Police: Border Patrol agent Steven Holmes sexually abused 3 women over 7 years Arizona authorities say they've charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent with several counts of sexual assault after at least three women said they were victimized over a seven-year period....
01:13 2019-05-24

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott unhappy with Jerry Jones' 'Zeke who?' comment, agent says Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was apparently unhappy about owner Jerry Jones’ joke after the team’s preseason game against the Los Angeles Rams last weekend, his agent said Monday....
20:39 2019-08-20

Report: Kyrie Irving cuts ties with longtime agent as free agency nears With free agency approaching, Kyrie Irving has cut ties with his longtime agent and is expected to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, per ESPN.       ...
15:13 2019-06-13

Supreme Court to hear case of Mexican teenager killed by border patrol agent The question before the justices in the case is when federal law enforcement officers can be sued for civil rights violations in cases where there is no other legal remedy....
23:00 2019-05-28

‘Agent Smith’ malware replaces legit Android apps with fake ones on 25 million devices Researchers from cybersecurity vendor Check Point have discovered a new kind of mobile malware targeting Android devices. Called “Agent Smith,” the malware has been found to exploit known vulnerabilities in Android to replace legitimate installed apps on the device with malicious versions without re...
17:13 2019-07-10

Secret Service agent, who served on presidential detail, dies in kayaking incident: officials A veteran U.S. Secret Service agent who served on the Presidential Protective Detail died Saturday after a her kayak capsized in a Maryland river. She was 39....
19:39 2019-07-02

Winners and losers: NHL free agent signings have produced mixed results in recent years Signing unrestricted free agents has been an effective strategy for some and disastrous for others. Here's a look at the returns on biggest ones.       ...
23:26 2019-06-27

Devils’ fun really begins after Ray Shero does it again Three years ago, Taylor Hall from the Oilers. Two nights ago, Jack Hughes at first overall. One day ago, P.K. Subban from the Predators. You can call New Jersey general manager Ray Shero, Big Play Ray. Subban, acquired in exchange for spare parts and a pair of second-rounders in a cap-clearing salar...
04:00 2019-06-23

The NHL offseason begins: Where 31 NHL teams go from here Now that the NHL has crowned its Stanley Cup champion, here’s what’s next for the 31 teams as the offseason begins:       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

What to Watch as the N.F.L. Begins a New Season Who will break out? Will rules changes help settle officiating arguments? Don’t bet on that — but note that more Americans can legally gamble as this season starts....
00:13 2019-09-06

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

Star witness against ‘El Chapo’ to be sentenced in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A star government witness at the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is being sentenced in Chicago, where prosecutors are seeking extraordinary leniency for the former cartel lieutenant-turned-U.S. government cooperator. Vicente Zambada would be l...
11:26 2019-05-30

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago mayor, outlined a broad plan to cut gun violence ...
08:39 2019-08-01

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Chicago Bears Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
02:26 2019-08-23

Chicago spent more than $30K to capture ‘Chance the Snapper’ The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle the alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper, who was found living in a park lagoon this summer, cost more than $33,600....
21:39 2019-08-01

Chicago, make a commitment to Always Be My Maybe early and for free Sure, technically you could wait two days and see the Ali Wong/Randall Park rom-com Always Be My Maybe at home on your couch on Netflix. But we’re giving away passes to an advance VIP screening of the film on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 PM at the Davis Theater (4614 N. Lincoln Ave.), and we think it w...
22:26 2019-05-22

Alligator spotted in popular Chicago lagoon Authorities on Tuesday were attempting to rescue a possible alligator or crocodile in the Humboldt Park lagoon.        ...
20:39 2019-07-10

Chicago police confirm alligator in lagoon Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4- to 5-foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks. (July 10)        ...
23:13 2019-07-10

Crash spills cocoa on highway near Chicago A crash involving two semi-trucks scattered cocoa powder and batteries on a freeway in northwestern Indiana and caused a massive traffic jam. (June 14)        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

Chicago takes in animals displaced by hurricane As Hurricane Dorian approaches the East Coast, dozens of animals evacuated from South Carolina have arrived at the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society. (Sept. 5)        ...
05:39 2019-09-06

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured 5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoonReptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zooThe alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he was no match for an expert the city shipped in fro...
00:52 2019-07-17

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious against him. Cook County prosecutors charged the Grammy award-winning singer with four counts of aggrava...
22:52 2019-05-30

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
19:26 2019-07-07

Starbucks will open its biggest store ever in Chicago The biggest Starbucks in the world is slated to open in November in Chicago — a four-story, 43,000-square-foot caffeine mecca that will employ 200 people. The Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago, a mega store that was first announced more than two years ago, is taking over a space in Chicago’s Magnif...
10:26 2019-09-07

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Jose Quintana and Chicago Eight champions were crowned in the National Spelling Bee when the judges ran out of words and ESPN ran out of time. “Krzyzewski,” used in a sentence, would have broken the tie. … Rumors swirling that Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade, who became a USC student when her parents correctly spe...
04:39 2019-06-02

Chicago, check out the new documentary When I Last Saw Jesse for free We like to give away tickets to preview screenings of Hollywood films here at The A.V. Club; it’s a good way to keep our readers in the loop, and this writer used to enter/go to them regularly before she started writing for The A.V. Club, so it feels right to keep up the tradition. But this time, we...
23:52 2019-09-06

Three stabbed in scuffle at 4th of July celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago on Thursday and more than a dozen more were injured as many of the crowd fled the scene, police and media reports said early Friday....
10:52 2019-07-05

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and replaced him with the a...
16:13 2019-06-21

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:26 2019-05-30

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving a woman who was underage when the alleged abuse occurred, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison...
03:52 2019-05-31

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
06:52 2019-05-24

Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois. (July 16)        ...
22:26 2019-07-16

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of the woman he claimed to be his wife saw an incoming message from another person thanking her for the “best sex ever,” prosecutors say....
19:39 2019-07-19

Matthijs de Ligt to Juventus: Barcelona unwilling to meet agent Mino Raiola's demands Barcelona are set to miss out on one of their main summer transfer targets as Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt closes in on a €75million move to Juventus....
15:39 2019-06-28

Texas Border Agent Allegedly Sexually Harassed Mother of Child Held in Detention Center A border agent who worked at a child detention facility in Clint, TX allegedly sent harassing messages to the mother of a 12-year-old child who was detained where he worked, according to the Washington Post. The mother filed a complaint with Customs and Border Protection about the alleged incident....
12:52 2019-07-18

'Jerry Maguire' agent says US women put federation in 'a very difficult bargaining position' amid equal pay fight The U.S. women's soccer team's blockbuster performance in the World Cup puts the federation in a tough spot amid criticism of the sport's gender pay gap, according to Leigh Steinberg....
05:13 2019-07-09

Maurizio Sarri's agent flies in for Chelsea talks as Juventus move proves tempting Maurizio Sarri's representative Alessandro Pellegrini has joined influential agent Fali Ramadani in London to hold talks with Chelsea on Friday over the coach's future at Stamford Bridge....
14:00 2019-05-31

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon's agent asked team for trade after $10 million per year offer Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon's agent asked the team for a trade, as the two sides are unable to agree on an extension, per ESPN.       ...
01:26 2019-08-02

Theresa May offers Putin icy hand-shake at G20 summit in first meeting since Salisbury nerve agent attack A stone-faced Theresa May delivered an icy greeting to Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday as they met for the first time since last year’s Salisbury poisoning....
19:39 2019-06-28

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation, so the pitcher will skip the amateur draft and sign long-term deal in Japan.        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash online....
15:00 2019-05-21

Liftoff: the new race to the moon begins With Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and others making plans, the race is on to put people back on the moonFor Nasa employee Ryan Zeigler, the prospect of astronauts returning to the moon got real in late April. He took a call in his Houston laboratory from the space agency’s headquarters in Was...
11:26 2019-05-27

N.B.A. Begins Investigating Whether Salary Cap Was Violated After multiple team owners raised concerns, the league is looking into whether a frenetic free agency period included offers that are not permitted by the N.B.A. collective bargaining agreement....
03:39 2019-07-24

FC Tucson begins over-month-roadstand TUCSON – After FC Tucson’s 3-1 win over Toronto FC II on Wednesday, July 3, it’ll be a number of weeks before the Old Pueblo’s hometown pro soccer team plays at Kino Sports Complex again. FC Tucson’s next home game is on August 24 against Orlando City B. ...
11:13 2019-07-05

Explosion of trades before NBA draft even begins The draft hasn’t yet begun. The deals already have. The Pelicans added to their Anthony Davis draft haul by sending the No. 4 overall pick acquired from the Lakers to the Hawks in exchange for the eighth, 17th and 35th picks, according to ESPN. The Pelicans are also sending Solomon Hill — owed...
02:39 2019-06-21

Not so fast, Boris... the fightback begins The new PM is settling in to No 10, but behind the scenes a no-deal resistance is forming. As the group hatch plans to avert disaster in October, Julian Glover forecasts stormy weather for Westminster...
23:52 2019-08-14

Fed Begins Debate on Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June One month ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer. Now officials face a darker economic outlook, making such a move possible....
03:52 2019-06-07

400bhp+ Mercedes-AMG GLB 45 SUV begins testing Four-wheel-drive rival to the Audi RS Q3 is set for UK deliveries in 2020; first spy shots have emerged Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division has kicked off testing of the new GLB 45 4Matic on public roads some 12 months before its planned showroom debut. The new Audi RS Q3 rival is differentiated from sta...
21:52 2019-05-24

The Birtley takeover begins in Minsk Including the outstanding McCormack twins, four Birtley boxers make up a third of the GB boxing team going to the European Games this week, writes Mark Staniforth The post The Birtley takeover begins in Minsk appeared first on Boxing News....
15:13 2019-06-17

Photos: WorldPride Begins in New York New York City is hosting this year’s WorldPride celebration and commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion. From parades to drag shows, here are scenes from the week....
21:52 2019-06-27

The test for this Knicks administration begins now The Knicks’ rhetoric about top players wanting to be here because of a new culture, vibe and an engaging head coach in David Fizdale gets put to the test starting Sunday evening at 6 p.m. Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard and Kyrie Irving officially become free agents, and the Knicks have room for two max...
11:26 2019-06-30

Nintendo’s Bowser begins his reign The new president overseeing Nintendo of America faces the challenge of keeping the company's business thriving while living up to the legacy of his beloved predecessor, Reggie Fils-Aimé....
21:26 2019-06-19

Real Salt Lake, Chicago Fire play to 1-1 tie BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty kick in the 33rd minute to help Real Salt Lake tie the Chicago Fire 1-1 on Saturday night. The free kick was set up when Mohammed Adams was called for a hand ball in the penalty area. Rusnak has six goals this season. Chicago struck early whe...
08:00 2019-06-23

Chicago will test Samsung's DeX in-vehicle solution in cop cars Samsung created an in-vehicle version of its DeX platform in hopes that it can replace the computers cops and first responders have to carry around. Now, the Chicago Police Department has announced that it's taking the system for a spin to see if it......
09:00 2019-08-22

Nationals vs. White Sox: Anibal Sanchez will shut down Chicago Belmont Stakes draw was held at Citi Field. Bodexpress, who threw jockey John Velazquez after leaving the gate in the Preakness, will be ridden by Yoenis Cespedes. … Campaign update: Mayor de Blasio seen bugging people in South Carolina, the Palmetto State. Zappers flying off the shelves there...
16:39 2019-06-05

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiatives. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-...
16:52 2019-06-03

Chicago police investigating ‘unauthorized’ video release CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating after video was posted online showing the shooting death of a woman who was shielding her toddler from gunfire. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi released a statement Sunday night calling the video’s release “unauthorized.” Guglielmi...
08:52 2019-06-03

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
23:26 2019-06-03

Chicago-area man charged in stabbing death of mother, 93 BARTLETT, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his 93-year-old mother. The DuPage County State’s Attorney’s office says 64-year-old Edward Mitzelfeld of Bartlett was ordered Friday held on a $5 million bond. Police found Fr...
21:00 2019-05-31

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
21:26 2019-06-05

Cubs vs. Pirates: Jon Lester will help Chicago snap skid Michael Kay, out since early July because of vocal cord surgery, is scheduled to return to the Yankees’ play-by-play booth Saturday. In order to hasten the healing, Kay was unable to speak until this past Tuesday. Unable to fathom such a feat, Mike Francesa, Stephen A. Smith and President Trump cate...
23:26 2019-08-17

3 stabbed, 16 injured during fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier Three people were stabbed and at least 16 others were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following Fourth of July fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier, police said....
10:26 2019-07-05

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by The Associated Press and other outlets Wednesday ev...
04:39 2019-06-06

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta Golf notes: Tiger shows up at Medinah feeling better, Rory reliving moments at Medinah that go beyond golf        ...
04:39 2019-08-14

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis Tungekar. Authorities say the 64-year-old Tungekar was injured two days before his death by Lu, who...
06:26 2019-06-05

How a Chicago librarian took down Jeopardy star James Holzhauer Emma Boettcher had never heard of Holzhauer or his $2.46m winning streak before facing him on stageEmma Boettcher had never even heard of Jeopardy phenomenon James Holzhauer before she beat him on Monday night’s episode of the celebrated US quiz show, defeating him before he could break the $2.52m r...
02:26 2019-06-05

Chicago, swing in to Spider-Man: Far From Home early and for free Hope you’re caught up on your Avengers movies, because Spider-Man: Far From Home, the latest in the ongoing adventures of everyone’s favorite radioactive teenage nerd, picks up where Avengers: Endgame left off. In the film, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is adrift after losing his superhero mentor—who w...
21:39 2019-06-21

Man busted for threatening ‘slaughter’ at Chicago abortion clinic A Chicago man was arrested for threatening to carry out a “slaughter” at an abortion clinic in the city, authorities said. Farhan Sheikh, 19, allegedly wrote on the social media network iFunny last Friday that he would “slaughter and murder any doctor, patient, or visitor” he...
15:00 2019-08-20

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed by President Donald Trump to conduct pre-dawn raids...
04:00 2019-06-22

Three stabbed in fight at July Fourth celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago and more than a dozen were injured as many of the crowd fled, police and media reports said on Friday....
18:26 2019-07-05

Another violent Chicago weekend leaves 5 dead, nearly 50 injured Five people have been killed by gunfire and nearly 50 have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting incidents in Chicago, Ill. over the weekend, police said....
12:52 2019-08-13

Powerful Chicago faces new charges in superseding indictment CHICAGO (AP) — One of the most powerful City Council members in Chicago history faces new federal charges that include racketeering. Among the charges in the superseding indictment handed down Thursday is that Edward M. Burke threatened to oppose a Chicago museum’s admission fee increase becau...
02:00 2019-05-31

The Murder Capital for Black Folks? Hint: It’s Not Chicago It may come as a surprise to many that the most murderous place for black folks in the U.S. isn’t the big urban centers of New York, Los Angeles, or even oft-maligned Chicago....
12:00 2019-08-13

$5M grant to pay for Chicago library branch at Obama center CHICAGO (AP) — The MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago-based nonprofit made the announcement Monday, saying the money will help pay for construction at the planned site of former President Barack Ob...
20:39 2019-06-03

Flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turns back twice EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turned back twice, apparently because of the same faulty mechanical-problem warning. Flight 3880 took off from El Paso International Airport two times Monday for Chicago only to return to the airport. The flight had 76...
05:52 2019-06-04

R. Kelly a no-show in Chicago court after 'refusing transport' Singer R. Kelly, who faces charges of sex trafficking in New York and Illinois, was a no-show in Chicago court Thursday after prosecutors said he "refused transport" from jail....
19:00 2019-08-16

Iconic Chicago ‘Bean’ sculpture vandalized, 7 arrested Seven people were busted for allegedly vandalizing Chicago’s iconic “The Bean” sculpture and a wall honoring cancer survivors, police said. The vandalism was reported shortly before midnight Monday when spray paint was discovered on “The Bean,” a giant, mirrored landmar...
21:52 2019-07-02

Don't be a candy-ass, Chicago—see Hobbs & Shaw early and for free Hey Chicago, wanna go for a ride with two extremely jacked, quippy bald men? There will be automatic weaponry! And flamethrowers! And skydiving! And haka dancing! Helen Mirren will be there! So will Idris Elba! And, most importantly, a whole bunch of stuff is going to get blown up real good!...
19:13 2019-07-23

2nd person dies after suburban Chicago hostage situation JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a second person has died following a shootout when police responded to a hostage situation at a burning home in suburban Chicago. The (Joliet) Herald-News reports that the woman died after suffering injuries from a fire and a gunshot wound in an in...
22:52 2019-05-28

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.        ...
14:52 2019-07-20

Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
00:00 2019-05-22

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching the rhino and her calf remotely using cameras to ...
21:13 2019-05-22

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your sandals hit the pavement....
05:52 2019-07-18

White Sox vs. Tigers: Ivan Nova will be super for Chicago A new Quinnipiac poll shows Joe Biden still in charge, with 32 percent of Democrats supporting him. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are running 2-3-4 behind Fossil Fuel Joe. Bill de Blasio, running last, at 1 percent, will be on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show Wednesday in an attempt...
17:39 2019-08-07

Alligator on the loose: Chicago searches for roaming reptile Authorities, aided by a volunteer named Alligator Bob, are trying to trap the animal spotted swimming in a city lagoonAll eyes in Chicago on Wednesday were on a man named Alligator Bob, who was paddling around a lagoon in the city searching for – well, you can guess.Alligators are, safe to say, not ...
23:52 2019-07-10

Chicago Has Its Worst Weekend of Gun Violence in 2019 as 7 Are Killed Another 52 people were wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago from Friday evening to Sunday, as much of the nation’s attention was focused on shootings in Ohio and Texas....
23:26 2019-08-05

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

Chicago's democratic socialists promise change as they take office Democratic socialists now make up more than 10% of Chicago’s city council, potentially wielding considerable influenceOn a recent sunny evening, residents of Chicago’s 33rd ward packed a small office on the city’s north-west side to meet their new alderman: democratic socialist Rossana Rodriguez-San...
11:26 2019-06-29

R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
21:39 2019-07-14

Two moms were working to end gun violence in Chicago. Then they were fatally shot Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire, two women who were active in the anti-gun violence movement in Chicago, were shot to death over the weekend.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Car2Go theft in Chicago is a lesson for car-sharing business Car2Go's car-sharing fiasco with Mercedes thefts in Chicago accentuates the ugly truth of connectivity and digitalization: Anyone who uses a computer or smartphone device that's connected to the Internet is susceptible to the threats that cybercriminals pose....
23:13 2019-07-11

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
19:26 2019-06-14

Chicago, let Yesterday make all your troubles seem so far away early and for free It sounds like the premise of a Black Mirror episode: A guy named Jack (Himesh Patel) wakes up one morning and realizes that, somehow, he’s the only person on Earth who can remember who the Beatles were, or any of their hit songs. He then does what a lot of us would do in that situation, namely tell...
19:26 2019-06-20

Floor coating replaced at Chicago skyscraper attraction CHICAGO (AP) — A popular attraction at Chicago’s tallest building was closed temporarily after minor cracking was found in the protective coating of its glass floor. The cracks were in the coating of glass enclosures at Willis Tower that are known collectively as The Ledge. Visitors can walk i...
17:13 2019-06-13

We're pleased to introduce Chicago's very own alligator, "Chance The Snapper" There is, we’re duty bound to tell you, a goddamned alligator in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon. It’s swimming around, peeking its creepy prehistoric eyes out of the water, and, by doing nothing more than being an alligator in Chicago, quickly establishing itself as one of the city’s most notable ce...
18:39 2019-07-11

Chicago Bears unveil statues of football icons The NFL's Chicago Bears have unveiled statues of two of their icons, Hall of Famers George Halas and Walter Payton, outside their stadium days before the team kicks off the league's 100th season. (Sept. 3)        ...
02:52 2019-09-04

Chicago, a little bird told us that you can see The Goldfinch early and for free The primary challenge in bringing The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt’s “800-page behemoth” of a novel, to the big screen is one of adaptation. As we noted in a 2014 Newswire announcing the project:...
08:00 2019-09-04

Chicago mayor clashes with Cruz over gun violence: ‘Keep our name out of your mouth’ Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot clashed with Sen. Ted Cruz over the latest burst of gun violence in the city, claiming Monday that Chicago’s decades-long crime problem is actually the fault of Republican-run states like Indiana – because they don’t have “commonsense gun legislation” in place....
18:52 2019-09-03

Chicago is preparing for a Gold Cup final that’ll feature USA vs. Mexico NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half, and the United States beat Jamaica 3-1 on Wednesday night for a berth against Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Weston McKennie also scored for the Americans, who face El Tri at Chicago on Sunday night in the final...
09:00 2019-07-04

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
11:52 2019-05-30

Lear stays put to supply Ford plant in Chicago Lear has made Ford seats in Hammond, Ind., for a quarter of a century. Other nearby locations tried to lure the supplier's newest plant investment, but Lear stayed put....
06:39 2019-06-08

Chicago alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ has finally been caught Chicago’s wayward alligator, Chance the Snapper was finally captured early Tuesday after spending a week on the lam, hooked by a “gator whisperer” from Florida — who used a regular fishing rod and reel to get the job done. The 5-foot-3 reptile that captured the Windy CityR...
20:39 2019-07-16

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Chicago in NL Central grudge match The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is Sunday, and history will be made. For the first time the Mayor of New York City will not be there. Bill de Blasio, his campaign on fire, will be in Iowa instead. In addition to the state’s Democratic convention, Bill will be attending the Strawberry Rhubarb...
00:26 2019-06-10

Royals’ Sparkman ejected after beaning Chicago’s Anderson CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City Royals starter Glenn Sparkman has been ejected for hitting Chicago’s Tim Anderson in the helmet with a pitch. Sparkman struck Anderson in the bill of his helmet in the second inning Wednesday night with nobody out, a runner on first and the White Sox leading 2-1. And...
04:00 2019-05-30

Chicago mom fatally shot while shielding baby from gunfire A young Chicago mom was fatally shot was while shielding her 1-year-old daughter from gunfire outside her home, police said. Brittany Hill, 24, had just gotten out of a car and was holding her girl when someone opened fire from a silver Chevrolet Impala at around 8:50 a.m. Tuesday in a neighborhood ...
21:13 2019-05-29

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
23:26 2019-06-27

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
23:39 2019-07-16

Chicago, stay up with Late Night early and for free Amazon Studios is preparing to launch Late Night, a new fantasy starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling set in a faraway world where not only a woman hosts her own network late-night series, but hires another woman with no connections or experience to write for said series. What will they think of n...
03:00 2019-05-30

New Zealand begins gun buyback after mosque shootings Hundreds of New Zealand gun owners have surrendered their weapons in exchange for cash — the first of many gun buybacks in the country after the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings. More than $669,000 worth of now-banned weapons were handed over by 378 owners during the government’s fir...
03:39 2019-07-15

Haggling Begins Over Who Will Succeed ECB's Mario Draghi The opaque process for finding a successor to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is coming under scrutiny as the region faces economic and political turmoil....
23:13 2019-05-27

Amazon's Prime Day Sale Begins Next Week: What You Should Know Amazon's Prime Day 2019 sale begins next week and we've prepared a simple guide to help you with all the information you need before this year's Prime Day sale event....
14:13 2019-07-12

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leonard things, for the Toronto Raptors to seal their...
20:00 2019-06-14

Facebook begins adding its name to some screens on Instagram Facebook Inc started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
08:39 2019-08-03

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission presidency. Many are unhappy with the process of her nomination....
22:00 2019-07-10

Africa begins countdown to being polio free Africa has gone three years without a case of wild polio being detected, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, a significant milestone in the quest to eradicate the disease....
02:00 2019-08-23

Bayern begins German Cup defense with 3-1 win over Cottbus Bayern Munich began its German Cup defense on Monday with a 3-1 win at former Bundesliga side Energie Cottbus, which was relegated from Germany's third division last season....
16:00 2019-08-13

WFP begins partial suspension of Yemen food aid The World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday it had started a partial suspension of aid in Yemen, citing failure to reach an agreement with the Iran-aligned Houthis on controls to prevent the diversion of food away from vulnerable people....
23:26 2019-06-20

Road to 2022 World Cup begins in Mongolia The long road to the 2022 World Cup finals begins in the footballing backwaters of Mongolia on Thursday as the first games that count towards qualification for Qatar are hosted in Asia....
18:39 2019-06-04

PM Modi Begins New Term With 57 Ministers. Portfolios Soon Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister for the second time after his spectacular victory in the national election in a ceremony held at the Rashrapati Bhavan in the presence of 8,000 guests......
18:39 2019-05-30

A New Legend Begins in the First Trailer for Netflix's The Witcher We’ve had teases. We’ve had butt shots. But now, it’s finally time for us to properly introduce ourselves to Henry Cavill’s take on Geralt of Rivia, best known to fans of the CD Projekt Red RPG series and Andrzej Sapkowski novels as the Witcher....
00:26 2019-07-20

U.S. Stock Futures Tick Higher as G-20 Begins U.S. stock futures were up ahead of the opening bell as investors awaited a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit, where trade negotiations will be top of the agenda....
15:13 2019-06-28

Vizio begins updating its TVs with AirPlay 2 and HomeKit After unveiling it at CES 2019, Vizio has announced that it's finally rolling out support for Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit platforms. Coming via an update to its SmartCast 3.0 platform, it'll let users play videos, music and photos directly from iPh......
19:39 2019-07-31

Mets are ‘back in this thing’ and now the real fun begins Mickey Callaway is right when he says the Mets are still “far from our goal,” which is qualifying for the postseason. But the journey is starting to get exciting. That’s something that hasn’t been said about the Mets in a while. But it can be said now. Yes, series against the Nationals and the Brave...
07:39 2019-08-06

Summer begins with a triple digit drought TUCSON – It seems like by the time Summer officially arrives, it has felt like Summer for many weeks. Well Summer began today and the high temperature in the City of Tucson topped off at 99 degrees: 3 ticks below average. We are also averaging 6 fewer 100 degree days up to this point in the ca...
07:52 2019-06-22

| Im eyes breakthrough win as PGA Tour season begins South Korea's Im Sung-jae will make a quick turnaround from his Rookie of the Year campaign when he tees it up in the first event of the PGA Tour's 2019/20 season....
10:26 2019-09-12

Chicago still faces segregation 100 years after ‘Red Summer’ race riots The terror of the 'Red Summer' race riots 100 years ago still reverberates in a city that continues to grapple with segregation, housing discrimination and deep tension between residents and police....
20:52 2019-07-24

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

Chicago biotech company 3D prints a mini human heart The Chicago-based biotech company BIOLIFE4D announced today that it has successfully 3D-bioprinted a mini human heart. The tiny heart has the same structure as a full-sized heart, and the company says it's an important milestone in the push to create......
15:13 2019-09-09

Chicago panel clears 2 white officers in black man’s death CHICAGO (AP) — A review board has cleared two white Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man that led to demonstrations. Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability said in a statement Tuesday that officers Joseph Treacy and Sgt. Thomas Derouin acted “within po...
02:26 2019-06-20

Chicago Alderman Burke pleads not guilty in corruption case CHICAGO (AP) — One of the most powerful aldermen in Chicago’s history has pleaded not guilty to federal political corruption charges. Alderman Edward M. Burke entered the plea Tuesday after a superseding indictment last week accused the 50-year Chicago City Council veteran of racketeering, bri...
20:13 2019-06-04

‘Wombraider’ baby dies weeks after being cut from murdered Chicago woman A baby cut from the womb of a murdered Chicago teen died Friday morning after spending weeks on life support in a long-shot bid to save his life, a family spokesperson says....
18:00 2019-06-14

Family: Baby cut from slain Chicago woman’s womb has died CHICAGO (AP) — Spokeswomen for the family of a slain Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb with a butcher knife says the infant boy has died. Family spokeswoman Cecilia Garcia confirmed a family statement posted on Facebook that 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez’s baby died Friday at Chr...
16:39 2019-06-14

A Chicago mother was killed and her baby cut from her womb. Now her infant boy has died Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, who had been on life support since being brought to the hospital on 23 April, died from a severe brain injury An infant boy who was cut from a Chicago woman’s womb with a butcher knife died Friday at a hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that ki...
08:52 2019-06-15

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's account....
01:13 2019-09-14

Crews search Chicago lagoon after possible alligator sighting reported CHICAGO (WMAQ) – Crews were seen searching a Chicago lagoon Tuesday after police said they received reports of a possible alligator in the water. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi wrote in a tweet Tuesday evening that the Chicago Police Department “independently confirmed the al...
01:26 2019-07-10

Chicago Man Fraudulently Accrued 42 Million Delta SkyBonus Points, U.S. Says Gennady Podolsky used his position as a travel agent to cheat Delta Air Lines out of $1.75 million worth of loyalty points, according to an indictment....
02:26 2019-09-14

Chicago park shut down for search of alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ He’s a ‘gator on the lam. Chicago officials hoping to catch a wayward alligator dubbed “Chance the Snapper” have shut down a lagoon and neighboring roads after a fruitless week-long search for the croc. Animal control have been searching for Chance since he was first sighted ...
02:00 2019-07-16

White Sox Include Emmett Till On List Of Celebrities From Chicago During a break in action at the White Sox-Twins game on Saturday, a graphic appeared on the park’s big screen with the intention of informing the crowd of some famous individuals that were born in Chicago. It included people like Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak, legendary actor/director/drunkard Ors...
17:13 2019-06-30

Chicago Architecture biennial reveals the city’s true foundations Inspired by its black mayor and a curator from the UK, Chicago is reviving the social narratives that shaped the cityCrown Hall, at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, is an icon of modern architecture. Designed by Mies van der Rohe and completed in 1956, it is a crystalline glass box f...
20:39 2019-09-14

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

United Airlines suspends service between Chicago and Hong Kong United Airlines is suspending daily service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Hong Kong starting next month, the company confirmed to CNN Saturday....
11:52 2019-08-25

Chicago experiences most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shot, 10 killed Ten people were killed last weekend in what Chicago's police chief called a "despicable level of violence."        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Cubs vs. Giants: Playing at Wrigley makes Chicago the play Enough! Jill Biden wants Democrats to stand behind the best man for the job. “This is about winning back the Oval Office. Maybe you have to swallow a little bit and say ‘OK, I personally like so and so better.’ But your bottom line has to be that we have to beat Trump.” Too little,......
16:39 2019-08-22

Ford to upgrade Chicago plant for SUVs, hire 450 workers Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for police use, creating 450 jobs....
02:39 2019-07-23

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
19:01 2019-05-21

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a White Sox fan’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Georgia’s camera found itself the victim of what was eit...
20:52 2019-06-14

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:39 2019-06-14

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wouldn’t say what flight Hizzoner took from the Windy...
06:52 2019-07-15

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
17:13 2019-05-21

Chicago, play the long game and see Hustlers early and for free Chicago, you don’t have to run an elaborate scam to get tickets to see an early screening of Hustlers, Lorene Scafaria’s upcoming female-driven heist flick based on the true story of Roselyn Keo, her coworkers at the NYC strip club Scores, and the “modern day Robin Hood” hustle they ran on their mor...
21:00 2019-09-04

Lululemon just opened a sprawling, 20,000-square-foot store in Chicago — here's what it looks like Lululemon on Thursday morning is opening its biggest store ever, in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. You can do a lot more than just shop there....
16:13 2019-07-11

Bond set for off-duty Chicago officer charged in fatal crash CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old Chicago police officer has been charged with reckless homicide and other crimes after authorities say he crashed his personal car into a restaurant while off duty. Investigators say Terrance Finley’s car jumped a curb early Sunday and plowed into Tony’s Phill...
23:26 2019-06-11

Chicago suffers bloody weekend as gun violence leaves seven dead Mass shootings command widespread media coverage, but lost in the national conversations about guns are everyday killings As deadly mass shootings devastated communities in Texas and Ohio and reignited calls for lawmakers to act on gun reform, Chicago experienced yet another bloody weekend – sufferi...
01:13 2019-08-06

Mexican drug cartel operative pleads guilty in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A high-ranking figure in Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel who answered to now-imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has entered a guilty plea at a Chicago federal court. Guadalupe Fernandez Valencia pleaded guilty during a Wednesday hearing to narcotics traffick...
19:52 2019-06-27

Man arrested after gunfire at Chicago hospital for military veterans, cops say A suspect is in custody after shots were fired outside a 200-bed hospital on Chicago’s West Side that provides care to about 62,000 military veterans, authorities said....
12:52 2019-08-13

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported....
03:26 2019-06-21