George Floyd death prompts questions about police tactics

GEORGE FLOYD DEATH PROMPTS QUESTIONS ABOUT POLICE TACTICS

CHICAGO - Charges came down Wednesday for the three former Minneapolis police officers on the scene when George Floyd died. Their inaction...

Physicians say COVID-19 is causing many to miss important doctor's appointments

PHYSICIANS SAY COVID-19 IS CAUSING MANY TO MISS IMPORTANT DOCTOR'S APPOINTMENTS

Fear is what kept patients away from the doctor's office during the stay-at-home order as COVID-19 spread rapidly. Now, physicians...

 
 
 
Kanye West joins protest calling for CPS to remove CPD from schools

KANYE WEST JOINS PROTEST CALLING FOR CPS TO REMOVE CPD FROM SCHOOLS

CHICAGO - Chicago native Kanye West joined local community activists in a solidarity march for George Floyd Thursday on Chicago's South...

From city to the suburbs, thousands march in protests Thursday

FROM CITY TO THE SUBURBS, THOUSANDS MARCH IN PROTESTS THURSDAY

CHICAGO - Thousands of people gathered Thursday for a protest in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. The demonstrators stepped off...

 
 
 
Pritzker, lawmakers, community leaders hold Day of Action on West Side

PRITZKER, LAWMAKERS, COMMUNITY LEADERS HOLD DAY OF ACTION ON WEST SIDE

CHICAGO - Governor JB Pritzker joined a group of black elected officials for a “Day of Action” event on Chicago's West Side Thursday. They...

Community helps stop looters from getting into Pullman donut shop

COMMUNITY HELPS STOP LOOTERS FROM GETTING INTO PULLMAN DONUT SHOP

CHICAGO - For nearly 50 years, the Old Fashioned Donuts Shop has been part of the Pullman neighborhood. On Sunday, looters tried to...

 
 
 
Police: Man faked wife's disappearance so she'd avoid prison

POLICE: MAN FAKED WIFE'S DISAPPEARANCE SO SHE'D AVOID PRISON

GRANDVIEW, W. Va. - A West Virginia woman and her husband faked her disappearance by pretending she plummeted from an overlook as part...

Illinois offers free coronavirus testing to all, urges protesters to get tested as cases pass 124,000

ILLINOIS OFFERS FREE CORONAVIRUS TESTING TO ALL, URGES PROTESTERS TO GET TESTED AS CASES PASS 124,000

CHICAGO - The State of Illinois announced its offering free coronavirus testing at all of its community-based sites starting Thursday,...

 
 
 
Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in Floyd's death

JUDGE: $750K BAIL FOR 3 EX-OFFICERS ACCUSED IN FLOYD'S DEATH

MINNEAPOLIS - A judge set bail at $750,000 apiece Thursday for three fired Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting...

Family calls for investigation after police pull woman from car, put knee on her neck outside Brickyard Mall

FAMILY CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION AFTER POLICE PULL WOMAN FROM CAR, PUT KNEE ON HER NECK OUTSIDE BRICKYARD MALL

CHICAGO - A family who says they were assaulted by Chicago police officers as they sat in their car outside a Northwest Side mall over...

 
 
 
Navy Pier announces phased COVID-19 reopening plan

NAVY PIER ANNOUNCES PHASED COVID-19 REOPENING PLAN

CHICAGO - Chicago's Navy Pier has announced its phased approach to cautiously reopening and resuming operations. Navy Pier has been...

Prosecutors describe racist slur as Ahmaud Arbery lay dying

PROSECUTORS DESCRIBE RACIST SLUR AS AHMAUD ARBERY LAY DYING

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A state investigator alleged Thursday that a white man was heard saying a racial slur as he stood over Ahmaud Arbery's...

 
 
 
Chicago officer struck by vehicle on West Side

CHICAGO OFFICER STRUCK BY VEHICLE ON WEST SIDE

CHICAGO - An officer was struck by a vehicle while responding a call of shots fired on the West Side Thursday morning. The incident...

Authorities investigating YouTuber, husband who gave up custody of adopted son with autism

AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING YOUTUBER, HUSBAND WHO GAVE UP CUSTODY OF ADOPTED SON WITH AUTISM

DELAWARE COUNTY, Ohio - YouTuber Myka Stauffer and her husband, James, are being investigated after giving up their adopted son, Huxley,...

 
 
 
Milwaukee's Summerfest canceled due to coronavirus

MILWAUKEE'S SUMMERFEST CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

CHICAGO - Another popular music festival has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic - Milwaukee's Summerfest was officially...

US Navy veteran detained in Iran has been released

US NAVY VETERAN DETAINED IN IRAN HAS BEEN RELEASED

Michael White, an American detained in Iran, was released on Thursday after more than a year in custody, according to White's mother...

 
 
 
Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's what's happened to it

CONGRESS HAS APPROVED MORE THAN $3 TRILLION IN CORONAVIRUS RELIEF. HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENED TO IT

In March, Congress authorized trillions of dollars in spending to help address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic...

LIVE BLOG: Floyd protests persist as Chicago, suburbs continue to clean-up

LIVE BLOG: FLOYD PROTESTS PERSIST AS CHICAGO, SUBURBS CONTINUE TO CLEAN-UP

Family and friends will gather Thursday for the first of several memorial services for George Floyd, while charges were filed against...

 
 
 
“Do you think pools should reopen this year?” Dr. Murphy answers viewer COVID-19 questions 6/3

“DO YOU THINK POOLS SHOULD REOPEN THIS YEAR?” DR. MURPHY ANSWERS VIEWER COVID-19 QUESTIONS 6/3

Dr. Robert Murphy is a professor of infectious disease at Northwestern University`s Feinberg School of Medicine and the executive director...

Illinois lawmakers seek emergency meeting of Legislature amid unrest

ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS SEEK EMERGENCY MEETING OF LEGISLATURE AMID UNREST

CHICAGO - Three members of the Illinois Legislature on Wednesday asked for an “emergency legislative session” to address the effects...

 
 
 



'What will it take': NFL players demand action from league following George...

'What will it take': NFL players demand action from league following George Floyd death

A video circulating social media shows a group of NFL players demanding action from the league following the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

'Get your knee off our necks!': George Floyd mourned in Minneapolis

'Get your knee off our necks!': George Floyd mourned in Minneapolis

People gathered in front of the casket of George Floyd Thursday, part of a series of events to reflect on the man who sparked a worldwide movement. Read more ...

Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in George Floyd's death

Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in George Floyd's death

A judge has set bail at $750,000 apiece for three former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

AP source: NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan

AP source: NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan

A person with knowledge of the situation says the NBA's Board of Governors has approved a 22-team format for restarting the league season in late July at the Disney campus near... Read more ...

Judge advances murder case against 3 in Arbery death

Judge advances murder case against 3 in Arbery death

A judge has ruled that the cases against all three defendants charged with murder in the death of Ahmaud Arbery can advance to the trial court. Read more ...

After protests, Virginia governor orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue

After protests, Virginia governor orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue

“You see, in Virginia, we no longer preach a false version of history. One that pretends the Civil War was about ‘state rights' and not the evils of slavery. No one believes... Read more ...

Facebook will start labeling pages and posts from state-controlled media

Facebook will start labeling pages and posts from state-controlled media

Facebook will start labeling the pages, posts and advertisements of state-controlled media outlets. Read more ...

Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd's daughter

Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd's daughter

Kanye West has made a $2 million donation to support the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbrery and Breonna Taylor, along with black-owned businesses in crisis in his native... Read more ...

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

U.S. officials say a Navy veteran who's been detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and is making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft. Read more ...

Hong Kong marks Tiananmen anniversary, defying a police ban

Hong Kong marks Tiananmen anniversary, defying a police ban

Thousands of people in Hong Kong defied a police ban Thursday evening to hold a candlelight vigil. Read more ...