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Baby ripped from womb of murdered Chicago woman has died

The baby of a murdered Chicago woman whose child was cut from her womb has died, a family spokesperson announced Friday morning. Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was strangled to ...

Baby ripped from womb of murdered Chicago woman has died

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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 ...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Chicago baby ripped from slain mom’s womb fighting for his life A baby boy is fighting for his life after he was ripped from his slain, nine-months-pregnant mother’s womb in Chicago. The newborn, whose family says was named Yadiel Lopez, remains in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn,...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Baby boy stolen from murdered Chicago mother's womb dies A baby boy who was cut from his mother's womb has died in hospital where he had been in grave condition since the April attack that killed his mother, the family said....
10:00, 06/15/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb . According to Mount Auburn Funeral Home in the Chicago suburb of Stickney, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez wil...
19:34, 05/19/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from her womb A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
17:51, 05/16/2019

Chicago woman killed, baby cut from womb in ‘unspeakable act of violence’ he newborn was in grave condition and not expected to survive, and three people were taken into custody, with charges including murder expected to be filed Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said....
05:00, 05/17/2019

‘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....
16:51, 06/14/2019

Hospital didn’t alert cops in case of baby ripped from slain mom’s womb, authorities allege CHICAGO — Police and Illinois’ child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn’t alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she cla...
17:51, 05/19/2019

Baby cut from murdered mother’s womb opens eyes for first time CHICAGO (WMAQ) – A newborn child who was cut from his mother’s womb after she was murdered in Chicago last month opened his eyes for the first time Sunday, a spokesperson for his family said. Family of Marlen Ochoa, the 19-year-old pregna...
20:51, 05/21/2019

Chicago baby cut from killed mother's womb dies Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, who had been on life support since April, dies from 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 at...
16:17, 06/15/2019

Baby boy, cut from Chicago mother's womb as she was killed, dies, family says Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died Friday after being on life support for more than a month. His mother, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was killed in April, police say.        ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Baby cut from Chicago mom's womb improving in hospital, breathed without machine, family says The baby who was cut from the womb of his mother after she was lured to a home in Chicago and strangled in April is slowly getting better, family members revealed Friday....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Police: Pregnant woman's baby cut from womb after her murder A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
09:51, 05/16/2019

Police: Pregnant woman slain; baby cut from womb still alive A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Chicago woman charged with murder after pregnant woman strangled and baby stolen A Chicago woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly strangled a pregnant woman with a cord and cut the unborn baby from her womb, police have said....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Mother and daughter accused of killing woman, cutting baby from her womb Authorities allege they put the 19-year-old Chicago woman's body in a garbage can and then one of the women called 911, claiming that her newborn baby was not breathing....
00:00, 05/18/2019

Woman accused of killing pregnant teen, cutting baby from womb faked pregnancy: prosecutors Chicago prosecutors have revealed new details in the gruesome killing of a young pregnant woman and the theft of her baby from her womb, according to a report Saturday....
18:51, 05/18/2019

Newborn cut from murdered mother's womb opens his eyes for the first time Murdered 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez's infant was initially not expected to survive but is now in critical condition and on life support.        ...
06:51, 05/22/2019

Baby cut from mother’s womb now able to breathe on his own The baby boy who was ripped from his slain mother’s womb in Chicago is making major strides toward recovery, family members said at a press conference. The newborn, named Yovani Yadiel Lopez, has recently been able to breathe without the help of a ma...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Baby Cut Out Of 19-Year-Old Mother's Womb In US Dies A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the family said....
23:51, 06/14/2019

Baby boy dies after being cut from slain mother’s womb The baby boy cut from his murdered mother’s womb in Chicago died on Friday, a family spokesperson said. The newborn, named Yovanny Yadiel Lopez, was on life support since the grisly April incident that left him with severe brain damage. “It is ...
17:17, 06/14/2019

Pregnant US Teen Killed, Baby Taken From Womb: Police Police in Chicago were questioning three people Thursday in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Women indicted in death of teen whose baby was cut from womb CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman has been indicted on charges alleging that she strangled a pregnant teenager and cut the baby from her womb. The grand jury indictment has been widely expected since 46-year-old Clarisa Figueroa was charged with first-d...
21:17, 06/12/2019

| WATCH: Pregnant US teen killed, baby taken from womb: police Police in Chicago were questioning three people in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Mom, daughter charged with murder for ripping baby from teen’s womb Three people were charged Thursday — including a mother and her daughter — in connection to the savage murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who had her baby ripped out of her womb after being strangled to death. Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and Desiree...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Dad of baby in ‘womb raider’ killing finally gets to hold child The father of the gravely injured infant who was cut from his murdered mother’s womb finally got a chance to cradle the boy, according to a series of photographs released by a family friend on Monday. Yovani Lopez is seen in the photographs holding h...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Elderly woman grazed by bullets recalls moment shots ripped through home One of the two elderly women grazed by bullets fired into her Queens house Wednesday tearfully recalled the terrifying moment as she returned home the following morning. “I’m still shaking,” Mavis Claggett, 82, recounted through tea...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Baby cut from mother's womb in fetal abduction opens eyes in hospital The infant, taken alive from 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was reunited with his father in hospital but remains in grave conditionA baby that was cut from his mother’s womb by attackers who killed the pregnant woman is clinging to life and has open...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Funeral planned for murdered pregnant woman Funeral arrangements have been made for 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who was nine months pregnant when she was killed and had her unborn baby cut from her womb....
22:34, 05/19/2019

Florida man arrested 47 years after North Carolina mom was found murdered beside her shivering baby North Carolina’s oldest cold case has been solved after new DNA technology helped lead to the arrest of a homeless Florida man for the 1972 killing of a woman found bound and shot beside her 4-month-old baby, authorities said Tuesday....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Mother, Daughter Charged For Killing Woman, Cutting Child From Her Womb The last time anyone saw Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, she was nine months pregnant. The 19-year-old left her alternative high school on the lower west side of Chicago at around 3 p.m. on April 23, driving away......
09:34, 05/17/2019

New Jersey woman, 26, found murdered at home after taking lunch break Neighbors of a New Jersey woman found murdered in her apartment Monday evening have told police they heard screams the day she died, according to a report....
23:51, 06/13/2019

Major Disappointment: These Parents Played Their Baby Classical Music In The Womb And He Was Born With A Long White Beard But Is Still Dumb As Hell All new parents worry about finding ways to give their children every possible advantage in life, but despite the purest of intentions, sometimes things just don’t work out exactly the way you envision: These parents played their baby classical music...
16:34, 06/12/2019

A beloved trans woman was brutally murdered by her boyfriend. Her story reveals a nationwide problem The story behind New York murder victim Josie Berrios is one of domestic violence and life in the transgender community.        ...
15:34, 06/13/2019

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 Imp...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Newborn baby boy found atop a trash can in a Chicago alley CHICAGO (AP) — A newborn baby boy is hospitalized in critical condition after being found atop a trash can on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Fire Department Deputy Chief Curtis Hudson says a passer-by discovered the boy and brought the baby to a nea...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Chicago-area hospital's role in baby-cutting case questioned A local sheriff's office wants to know if a suburban Chicago hospital violated state law by not immediately reporting that a woman who claimed to be the mother of a newborn had not given birth....
05:00, 05/21/2019

Mom whose baby died with drugs in system charged with murder A Bronx woman has been arrested in the murder of her 18-month-old son, who died last year with a fatal cocktail of fentanyl and heroin in his system, police said Wednesday. Daira Santana-Gonzalez, 23, was charged Friday with murder for the Dec. 27 de...
23:34, 05/29/2019

Baby died after she was left in car while father visited friend, police say PHOENIX (KPNX) – A 23-year-old father in Lake Havasu City was arrested after he left his baby girl inside his car while he visited with a friend, according to police. Police say officers responded to the area of Cadet Lane and Mcculloch Bouleva...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Woman dies, 10 officers hurt when vehicles crash in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — An 84-year-old woman has died after being injured in a Chicago crash that involved multiple vehicles and also hurt 10 police officers. The Chicago Tribune reports that two Chicago police vehicles were in a crash with several other vehi...
05:17, 05/27/2019

Three arrested in murder of Chicago woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant, cops say Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a pregnant Chicago woman who was strangled before her baby was cut from her womb, authorities announced Thursday....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Family: Chicago woman's death due to lack of police training An 84-year-old woman's death in a traffic collision involving two Chicago police vehicles last month was a direct result of both a lack of officer training and "recklessly" speeding along city streets, relatives of the woman said Tuesday....
21:51, 06/11/2019

Body of woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant is found in Chicago, authorities say A body found on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified as that a 19-year-old woman who was nine months pregnant when she vanished three weeks ago, according to reports....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Body found confirmed to be missing pregnant Chicago woman A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Pittsburgh mom found guilty after baby died by ingesting fentanyl from sippy cup PITTSBURGH (WPXI) – Jurors reached a verdict Tuesday in the trial for Jhenia Pratt, 23, who was charged with homicide after an 18-month-old baby died from ingesting fentanyl. Pratt was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and endangering th...
20:51, 06/05/2019

Pregnant woman's murder shocks Chicago but experts say such cases are rare There have been roughly 30 cases of fetal abduction – cases where a mother is killed and her baby is cut from her wombChicago authorities have filed charges in the shocking murder of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb. Experts say such...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Baby died when drunken mother fell asleep on him after taking him to nightclub in Wales A mother has been jailed for two years and four months after her four-week old baby died after taking him to a nightclub and then drunkenly falling asleep on top of him in bed....
08:17, 06/08/2019

Finding: Woman who fell in NYC subway died of natural causes NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner has determined that a woman who fell down Manhattan subway stairs with her 1-year-old daughter died of natural causes. The medical examiner said on Monday that 22-year-old Malaysia Goodson’s de...
14:51, 06/11/2019

Elderly Chicago woman killed, 10 police officers injured in multiple-vehicle crash An elderly woman was killed and 10 Chicago police officers injured in a multiple vehicle crash over the weekend. One man - a civilian - was also injured in the incident....
14:51, 05/27/2019

Son of woman who died in DR says he was told country’s toxicology machines are broken The son of the Staten Island woman who died of an apparent heart attack in the Dominican Republic told The Post early Friday that the country has not done a toxicology report on her — because the country’s toxicology machine’s are broken. Will Cox, 2...
13:34, 06/14/2019

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Family of Trans Woman Who Died After Six Weeks in ICE Custody Plans to Sue Johana Medina Leon, 25, died earlier this month after spending six weeks in ICE custody. Medina Leon, who was from El Salvador, was seeking asylum in the U.S. due to discrimination she faced as a trans woman in her home country. She was found unconsc...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Ghaziabad Woman Who Died In Accident Gives Fresh Lease Of Life To Others Several people got a new lease of life after receiving organs of a 56-year-old woman, including her heart that was sent to a hospital in south Delhi for transplant for a man, through a green corridor......
19:00, 06/17/2019

Chicago woman accused in Iowa sister's stabbing death not guilty due to insanity, judge rules A Chicago woman whom prosecutors say fatally stabbed her sister while visiting Iowa in 2017 was found not guilty on reason of insanity last week and will undergo a complete psychiatric evaluation that will determine if she is fit to be released back ...
11:34, 05/02/2019

Trans woman who died after illness in US custody had asked to be deported, family says Johana Medina León was denied medical care, says new legal claim: ‘She went to the US seeking protection and now she is coming home to us dead’A transgender woman who died after becoming sick in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody had a...
02:51, 06/13/2019

A woman had a stroke next to one of Wisconsin's best hospitals. But her ambulance was turned away - and she died Tiffany Tate collapsed next to a hospital closed to ambulances. This little-known "ambulance diversion" policy has been shown to endanger patients.        ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Woman 'infatuated' with Columbine died day she arrived in Colorado, before warnings issued: coroner The woman allegedly "infatuated" with the Columbine massacre who traveled from Florida and forced schools in Colorado to close after threatening violence last month had already killed herself when authorities had launched a manhunt for her, according...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Pennsylvania woman, 51, died in similar circumstances as three American tourists at Dominican resort a year ago The family of a Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing in the Dominican Republic last year says she died in her room at a resort that is part of a popular hotel chain where the deaths of three other U.S. tourists last month are under investigation....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Pennsylvania woman died at same Dominican hotel five days before Maryland couple in similar circumstances A Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing with her husband in the Dominican Republic died suddenly in her room at the same hotel where a couple from Maryland died – also suddenly -- just five days later, Fox News has learned....
18:17, 06/04/2019

NY woman claims she drank soda bottle filled with bleach at same Dominican resort where 3 Americans died A New York woman claims a poisonous soda bottle filled with bleach left her ill and bleeding at the same troubled Dominican Republic resort where at least three U.S. tourists have died suddenly in their rooms....
22:34, 06/08/2019

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel days before Maryland couple found dead Just days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania collapsed and died in the same hotel.        ...
16:17, 06/05/2019

State not alerted for weeks that woman may not be baby’s mom CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ child welfare agency says more than two weeks passed before it was alerted that a woman taken to a Chicago-area hospital with a gravely ill newborn may not be his mother, even though she arrived bloodied and showed no s...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel chain days before Maryland couple found dead Days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania died at a hotel in the same area.        ...
05:34, 06/06/2019

Woman who suffered 13 miscarriages in 10 years celebrates ‘miracle’ baby A woman who suffered 13 miscarriages in 10 years finally had her miracle baby after taking steroids to strengthen her womb. Laura Worsley, 35, lost every baby she conceived, with many pregnancies lasting just a few weeks. But she never gave up hope o...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Woman killed, baby injured 6-vehicle crash in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – A woman was killed and a baby in her car was injured in a crash in Phoenix, officials said. Phoenix police say a woman driving a car failed to stop at a stop sign when a dump truck hit her vehicle. Another car hit the back of t...
03:51, 05/28/2019

Woman carrying baby punches straphanger in face: cops A woman carrying a baby and pushing a stroller allegedly slugged a straphanger in the face for bumping into her, police said Monday. The suspect, toting the infant in a front carrier, was getting off a southbound E train at the Forest Hills/71st Aven...
21:17, 06/10/2019

"You Have To Be Covered": Woman Breastfeeding Baby Asked To Leave Pool A Texas mother is standing her ground on breastfeeding in public places days after she was removed from a city pool during an argument with staffers over her right to nurse her baby....
08:34, 06/12/2019

Family of slain woman's baby asks hospital about protocols The family of the baby cut from his mother's womb after she was strangled is asking the suburban Chicago hospital why authorities weren't immediately notified when staffers realized another woman claiming to be the mother was lying....
20:17, 05/21/2019

Prosecutor: Mom plotted to kill pregnant woman, steal baby A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers....
02:34, 05/18/2019

Jailed pregnant woman delivers her own baby. Shocking, except it keeps happening A pregnant Florida women told jail staff she was having contractions. When they checked in hours later, she was holding her newborn, a lawyer said.        ...
01:34, 05/06/2019

No prison time for California woman who tried to drown baby in McDonald’s toilet REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (WFLA) – A California woman charged with trying to drown her newborn baby moments after giving birth at a McDonald’s restaurant won’t serve time in prison, SFGate reported.  Sarah Lockner, 26, was sentenced to f...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Woman accused of cutting baby from slain teen recently lost son The woman who allegedly slaughtered a pregnant teen and ripped the baby from her womb had recently lost an adult son and showed pictures of the man to her victim as she strangled the girl to death, prosecutors said on Friday. The possible motive emer...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Woman ‘burnt from inside out’ after severe reaction to medication pregnant with 'miracle' baby Warned she would never conceive after being burned alive by a catastrophic reaction to epilepsy drugs, a young woman has revealed her joy at being just weeks away from giving birth to her miracle baby....
21:17, 05/29/2019

'Misty of Chincoteague': Woman who inspired character in iconic pony swim book has died "Misty of Chincoteague": Maureen Beebe, who was depicted as the little girl in the Pony Swim book, has died, the Chincoteague fire company said.        ...
04:34, 05/28/2019

'Misty of Chincoteague': Woman who iconic Pony Swim book based character on has died "Misty of Chincoteague": Maureen Beebe, who was depicted as the little girl in the Pony Swim book, has died, the Chincoteague fire company said.        ...
22:34, 05/26/2019

Colorado woman who donated kidney to stranger prepares to donate part of liver to baby A Colorado woman is set to undergo surgery Thursday to donate a portion of her liver to a sick baby, making her one of only a handful of people in the country to donate multiple organs....
05:51, 05/01/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medical center covered in blood with an ill newborn wasn’t the child’s mother, authorities said....
03:34, 05/19/2019

Android Q’s new gestures were ripped off from the iPhone X, and that’s just fine During yesterday’s I/O developer conference, Google provided us with a lot more information about Android Q, the company’s next-gen version of Android. Though Google rolled out the first developer beta of Android Q a few months back, Goog...
04:00, 05/09/2019

CHEAP: Get intimidatingly ripped with 20% off the Fitbit Ionic smartwatch Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Summer’s nearly here, so you know what that means? TIME TO GET RIPPED AND SHREDDED AND IN BEACH SHAPE! But doing that is hard. Really hard. Like, how are you mean...
16:51, 06/09/2019

Vladimir Tarasenko Nearly Ripped Himself In Half Scoring This Goal Carl Gunnarsson’s rocket of a winner for St. Louis in Game 2 last night understandably gets all the love and applause this morning —it gave the Blues their first-ever Stanley Cup Final win and sent them back home with hope instead of despair. But bac...
17:51, 05/30/2019

Pixel Ripped 1995 will put a VR twist on the dawn of 3D gaming Pixel Ripped 1995 will continue the series’ theme of revisiting beloved gaming eras -- this time, the PlayStation/Nintendo 64/Saturn -- of the past in VR.Read More...
15:34, 06/02/2019

Newt Gingrich resists irrelevance with new novel ripped from headlines The politician (and ex-professor, podcaster and Trump interpreter), says the release of Collusion, featuring a resurgent Russian menace, is ‘totally coincidental’ Newt Gingrich really wanted to talk about feathered dinosaurs.“Thirty years ago, nobody...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Joel Embiid trolled by Drake, ripped by Shaq after playoff dud Toronto, let alone Drake, never forgets. After 76ers star Joel Embiid exited Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in the fourth quarter on Tuesday night, Raptors fans, including team ambassador Drake, trolled the 7-foot center with an airplane...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Bethesda Pulls Free Elder Scrolls Tabletop RPG That Ripped Off A D&D Module Yesterday Bethesda released a free promotional tabletop role-playing game module set in Elsweyr, the setting for the next expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online. Now the module has been pulled from The Elder Scrolls Online Facebook page due to its st...
02:34, 05/09/2019

7 satellite images show devastating damage from tornadoes and storms that ripped through the Midwest Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies States across the Midwest have been pummeled by extreme weather that's brought on flooding and tornadoes. Satellite images captured before and after storms hit the region captured smashed homes, flooded neig...
22:51, 06/01/2019

‘Trump 2020’ banner unfurled at Boston’s Fenway Park – then quickly ripped down Members of baseball’s world champions, the Boston Red Sox, were less than unanimous on accepting President Trump’s invitation to the White House this week. On Friday night, mixed reactions to the president were on display at Fenway Park as well....
12:00, 05/11/2019

Live-action ‘Sonic’ movie delayed after the internet ripped apart its horrific character design Turns out, it’s going to take another three months to correct the appearance of the titular hero in the forthcoming live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie, work that began almost immediately after fans got their first look at Sonic’s unsett...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce opens about Kareem Hunt release: 'It ripped our hearts out' Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce described his thoughts Saturday about his team cutting Kareem Hunt after a video showed the running back punching and kicking a woman at a hotel in February 2018....
18:34, 06/17/2019

| US infant boy cut out of mother's womb dies at hospital A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, the family said....
13:00, 06/15/2019

Where twins are worshiped and murdered About 50 miles north of Lagos lies Igbo-Ora, a sleepy rural town of about 92,000 citizens. Igbo-Ora is peopled by members of the Yoruba tribe, which makes up around 21% of the Nigeria's population....
19:17, 06/18/2019

Royal baby born: Meghan Markle gives birth to baby boy weighing 7lbs 3oz - Duchess of Sussex gives birth to baby boy weighing 7lbs 3oz - She was taken into labour in the small hours of this morning - Prince Harry was at her side during the birth - Meghan's Mother Doria Ragland now at her side at Frogmore Cottage Follow al...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle Welcomes Baby Boy: Here’s the Latest on the Royal Baby Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has given birth to her first child with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, the royal family has shared. The royal baby is the first child for both Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, and will be seventh in line to the throne. It is t...
00:51, 05/07/2019

Baby Grace! Disney’s Animal Kingdom welcomes new baby gorilla ORLANDO (WTVJ) – The latest baby Western Lowland gorilla came into the world this week right here in the Sunshine State as Grace joined the population at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Named “Grace”, the baby gorilla was born Wednesday at the attract...
12:17, 05/03/2019

Data shows 2018 was a Baby Giannis, Baby Baker boom in U.S. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Baker Mayfield are among biggest names in sports. New parents noticed, as those were two of top sports baby names for 2018.       ...
22:51, 06/08/2019

There’s very little murder in Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered, and that’s okay Who would take advice from a couple of death-obsessed misfits? Other death-obsessed misfits, that’s who. They (we) are, in fact, legion, as Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark discovered after their podcast, the comedy-true crime hybrid My Favorite...
20:17, 05/28/2019

Mexican journalist murdered on her doorstep Norma Sarabia had worked as a crime reporter in the state of Tabasco for 15 years. She is the sixth journalist to be killed this year in a country ranked third most dangerous in the world....
17:34, 06/12/2019

‘I Was Terrified I Would Lose This Baby’: Tamron Hall Reveals Baby Moses—and Her Pregnancy Fears When Tamron Hall announced in March that she was 32 weeks pregnant with her first child at age 48, fans and followers were shocked, to say the least. After all, most of us had no idea Hall had even married, let alone conceived a child with new husban...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she claimed....
03:34, 05/19/2019

Royal baby news: The Queen, Prince Charles, William and Kate share delight over Baby Sussex The Queen, Prince of Wales and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today shared their delight at the arrival of the royal baby, with William welcoming the Duke of Sussex into the "sleep deprivation society"....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Mexico: seventh journalist murdered in just six months Norma Sarabia, a 46-year-old crime reporter, had reportedly received threats for denouncing police corruptionMexico’s deadly assault on journalism has claimed another victim with the murder of a crime reporter from the home state of President Andrés ...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Trump Pardons Troop Who Murdered an Iraqi Donald Trump has pardoned a former U.S. soldier who was convicted in 2009 of murdering an Iraqi prisoner, paving the way for the White House to pardon more war criminals in the future, according to ABC....
08:00, 05/07/2019

Royal Baby: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding choir to perform lullaby for baby Sussex The gospel choir that stunned Britain with their performance at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to perform a special lullaby dedicated to the royal baby....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Family claims US Army vet was murdered in police custody The last time relatives of Queens-born Everett Palmer Jr., 41, heard from him was in April 2018, when he said he was going to Pennsylvania to resolve an outstanding DUI warrant from two years earlier, the family said....
04:51, 06/13/2019

Fourteen arrests after two murdered and three injured in 12 hours of violence Fourteen arrests have been made after a day of violence in London which saw two teenagers killed within minutes of each other and another three men stabbed in a separate attack....
10:51, 06/15/2019

11 Girls Allegedly Murdered By Brajesh Thakur, Others: CBI To Top Court In a sensational revelation by CBI in the Supreme Court on Friday, 11 girls were allegedly murdered by key accused Brajesh Thakur and his accomplices and "bundle of bones" recovered from a burial......
01:34, 05/04/2019

Orangutans are being murdered so their babies can be sold as pets on black market The jungle animals, often just a few months old, are taken from their mothers and kept in cages as "status symbols" in their homeland of Indonesia -- but Europe and the Middle East are also big emerging markets for the sick trade....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Poland honors national soccer player murdered in Holocaust Jozef Klotz, a Polish Jewish soccer player who scored the national team's first ever goal in an international match but was later murdered by the Nazis, was honored by Poland's soccer association on Monday....
19:17, 06/10/2019

Father of murdered 10-year-girl says she was raped and acid thrown on her The murder of a 10-year-old Pakistani girl has sparked public outrage, with police under fire for inaction and authorities accused of failing to protect children in an increasingly brutal society....
12:34, 05/23/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was widely panned for supposedly stirring up the “personhood” debate....
09:51, 05/13/2019

Missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis was likely murdered, Houston police chief says HOUSTON- Nearly three weeks after a 4-year-old Houston girl went missing, the city’s police chief said investigators believe she was murdered but appealed to the public to try and remember anything that could lead searchers to her body. Houston...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Mother of five kids murdered by their father asks court to spare his life Amber Kyzer, mother of five children who were killed by their father, is questioned by 11th Circuit deputy Solicitor Suzanne Mayes during the sentencing phase of the trial of her ex-husband, Tim Jones, in Lexington, S.C., on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. A...
19:00, 06/12/2019

5000-Year-Old Family Found In Mass Burial Was Brutally Murdered New research published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) entitled “Unravelling ancestry, kinship, and violence in a Late Neolithic mass grave”  ...
18:17, 05/08/2019

Virginia man who murdered 2 female college students has stage 4 colon cancer A confessed murderer serving multiple life sentences for the slayings of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and was transferred to a new prison this week to undergo treatment....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Police hunt ex-husband of murdered Afghan journalist Mina Mangal Afghan police have launched a manhunt for the ex-husband of murdered Afghan journalist Mina Mangal. She was shot to death on her way to work by unknown gunmen on Saturday; her parents suspect he is behind the killing....
23:34, 05/13/2019

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
22:34, 06/06/2019

Bengal Serial Killer Murdered 5 Women With Cycle Chain, Iron Rod: Police An alleged serial killer, who targeted middle-aged women when they were alone at home, has been arrested in Bengal's East Burdwan district, the police said Tuesday....
10:17, 06/04/2019

Lawyer requests Moroccan state compensation for families of murdered Scandinavian women A lawyer for the family of a Danish tourist who was found killed last year along with a Norwegian hiker, on Thursday asked the Moroccan state to guarantee compensation payments for the families of the Scandinavian victims....
05:17, 05/17/2019

London Bridge terror attack inquest: first victim's family tell how their world was 'ripped apart' The family of the first London Bridge terror attack victim today said their "whole world has been ripped apart" as they paid tribute on the first day of the Old Bailey inquests....
14:34, 05/07/2019

Mother of murdered Danielle Jones says killer uncle should stay in jail until her body is found The mother of murdered Danielle Jones has said she does not want the schoolgirl's killer uncle to be released from prison in two years' time if he does not reveal where her body is....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Mother of murdered New York girl pleads for state to block release of daughter’s killer The mother of a 16-year-old girl who was brutally murdered in 1980 is urging a New York parole board to reconsider its decision to release her daughter’s killer next month....
08:34, 06/05/2019

Willem Dafoe is Pasolini in Abel Ferrara’s long-delayed biopic of the murdered artist The murder of the Italian director and writer Pier Paolo Pasolini on November 2, 1975—just weeks before the scheduled premiere of what would turn out to be his final and most notorious film, Salò, Or The 120 Days Of Sodom, the first part of a planned...
01:34, 05/08/2019

Comedian Nick Di Paolo apologizes for flipping off murdered black activist in comedy promo Nick Di Paolo was aiming to be provocative with a Photoshop portrait flipping off protesters. But one was a murdered black activist.        ...
15:34, 05/08/2019

Gypsy Rose Blanchard tells Dr. Phil about grim moment her mother was murdered: ‘It all went quiet’ Dr. Phil this week took to Instagram to share a brief clip from his exclusive interview with Gypsy Rose Blanchard, the Missouri woman serving 10 years in prison for second-degree murder for her role in her mother Dee Dee Blanchard’s 2015 death....
20:51, 05/11/2019

Use Your Baby Bathtub as a Baby Pool Many of the best parenting hacks originate in Lifehacker’s Offspring Facebook parenting group, usually with a member asking, “Would it be weird if ... ?” That’s how we came to recommend you buy your toddler a dog bed and use your kid’s artwork as gre...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
23:00, 06/01/2019

Family of murdered Marine says Green Beret who killed suspected Taliban bomb-maker deserves Trump pardon The family of a Marine killed by a bomb in Afghanistan believes the former Green Beret facing trial for killing the suspected bomb-maker is a "hero" who deserves a pardon from President Trump....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Woman charged with conspiring to gang-rape kidnapped woman A female kidnapper abducted a woman at gunpoint in a terrifying plot to gang-rape her, a report said. Alexandria Lauren Hancock, 28, of Montgomery, was arrested Friday in connection to grand jury warrants issued in July after she allegedly conspired ...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Woman convicted of killing abducted Indiana woman in 1988 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A jury has convicted a woman of murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant mother abducted while walking her dog in northern Indiana. The jury found 56-year-old Barbara Brewster guilty of killing 28-year-old Miriam Rice of...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Delhi Doctor, 25, Found Murdered. Her Neighbour, Also A Doctor, Missing A 25-year-old doctor was found dead with her throat slit at her home in Delhi today. One of her neighbours, also a doctor, is missing, the police said....
11:34, 05/01/2019

Actor 'murdered with chemsex drug overdose' A part-time actor who appeared in the James Bond film Skyfall was murdered with an overdose of a chemsex drug during a plot to steal from gay men on Grindr dates, the Old Bailey heard today....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Delivery drivers ride out in protest over murdered father killed 'confronting thugs who were trying to steal moped' in Battersea Scores of moped delivery drivers rode through London last night in protest at the murder of a colleague beaten to death by thugs trying to steal his bike....
14:00, 05/29/2019

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....
05:00, 06/09/2019

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....
00:00, 06/13/2019

R Kelly returns to Chicago court After R Kelly appeared in court for a hearing Tuesday, his attorney told reporters he's still waiting for prosecutors to hand over videotape of what another attorney, Michael Avenatti, says shows the singer having sex with an underage girl. (May...
01:17, 05/08/2019

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)        ...
02:51, 06/04/2019

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.        ...
02:51, 06/04/2019

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 s...
15:34, 06/04/2019

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 b...
21:17, 06/01/2019

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....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Three Wildcats Set to Attend NBA Draft Combine in Chicago Photo by Brendon D. Miller – Bluegrass Sports Nation CHICAGO – With the 2019 NBA Draft shaping up to be another big night for the Kentucky men’s basketball team, it came as little surprise Wednesday when the Wildcats led the way with expected a...
23:00, 05/08/2019

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...
03:17, 05/23/2019

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)        ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison...
22:51, 05/30/2019

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....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Sentencing in Chicago terrorism case enters 3rd day A multiday sentencing hearing is wrapping up for a suburban Chicago man convicted of terrorism for trying to detonate what he thought was a powerful bomb next to a crowded bar....
07:17, 05/01/2019

Chicago 'car bomber' sentence to be handed down Monday Nearly 7 years after pressing the detonator on what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb outside a Chicago bar that would level the block and kill hundreds of people, Adel Daoud will learn his fate when he is sentenced in federal court Monday aftern...
19:51, 05/06/2019

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion. Edward M. Burke is a 50-year veteran of the City Council, making ...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
04:34, 05/07/2019

Chicago Fire in talks to end lease at suburban stadium BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Fire have reached a memorandum of understanding with the owner of the MLS team’s stadium that will end the team’s lease. General Manager Nelson Rodriguez refused to give details of the tentative agreeme...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
01:00, 05/19/2019

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....
09:17, 06/04/2019

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....
18:51, 06/14/2019

Critic’s Notebook: 50 Years On, the Art Ensemble of Chicago Is Still Transforming Once a quintet known for challenging the expectations of Western ears, it has grown into a 17-piece group that just released a triumphant double album....
20:17, 05/01/2019

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....
02:34, 06/12/2019

Rhinoceros at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo gives birth to calf CHICAGO (AP) — 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 a...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Chicago has most violent weekend this year: 52 shot, 10 dead Chicago just saw its most violent weekend this year, with 52 people shot, police said. Ten of those who were shot died.The violent spree came just days after city officials touted a 9 percent drop in crime this year compared to the first five months ...
21:51, 06/03/2019

Chicago-area man charged in mother's beating death A suburban Chicago man charged in the beating death of his mother mistook the woman for an intruder when he repeatedly hit her with a baseball bat, an attorney said....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Chicago police: 52 shot, 8 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-lee-EHL’-mee) says two people were also stabbed to death, bringing the total number of h...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Lori Lightfoot, on Day 1 as Mayor, Is Taking Aim at the Classic Chicago Way Ms. Lightfoot, who ran as an outsider, is making it her first order of business to end an unwritten rule that gives aldermen unfettered power of zoning and permitting....
17:00, 05/20/2019

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 convent...
04:51, 06/10/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
20:17, 05/20/2019

$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...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
00:51, 05/21/2019

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 T...
06:51, 06/06/2019

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....
03:51, 06/06/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s Departing Mayor, in His Own Words In an interview, Mr. Emanuel reflected on the travails of running the nation’s third-largest city, what he got right and wrong, and why he is passing the baton....
00:00, 05/20/2019

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....
11:34, 06/08/2019

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 videoR...
06:17, 06/03/2019

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 Pa...
20:00, 06/05/2019

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 h...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Ex-Bears kicker warns Gould of Chicago return It might seem like it would be a perfect reunion, but former Bears kicker Kevin Butler said Robbie Gould needs to be "careful what you wish for" when it comes to his wanting to return to Chicago via trade....
15:17, 05/02/2019

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 Tungeka...
06:51, 06/05/2019

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 kn...
16:17, 06/13/2019

University of Chicago to create molecular engineering school CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago says it will be the first U.S. university to create a school of molecular engineering, thanks to a $100 million donation. The university announced Tuesday that the new school will be known as the Pritzker Scho...
17:51, 05/28/2019

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 t...
03:34, 05/30/2019

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...
20:51, 06/04/2019

Chicago Bears waive kicker Chris Blewitt LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have waived Chris Blewitt, leaving them with two kickers as they try to replace Cody Parkey. Blewitt left Pittsburgh as the school’s career scoring leader with 363 points after making 55 of 79 field go...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Judge to announce sentence in Chicago terrorism case CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will announce her sentence for a 25-year-old who was arrested in a 2012 FBI terrorism string after trying to ignite what he thought was a real car bomb outside a Chicago bar. The judge’s sentence Monday for Adel D...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed to put Major League Soccer on the road to prosperi...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Three dead, one still missing, after Chicago-area plant blast Searchers have found the body of a third worker killed after a massive explosion and fire at a Chicago-area silicone plant, a fire official said on Sunday....
05:34, 05/06/2019

Jussie Smollett won't attend Chicago court hearing Jussie Smollett won't attend a court hearing on whether a special prosecutor will be appointed to investigate prosecutors' dismissal of charges against him....
14:51, 05/02/2019

'My Favorite Murder' hosts get personal in fun new book 'Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered’ "My Favorite Murder" hosts Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark share personal stories of addiction, eating disorders and failures in their new book.        ...
23:17, 05/29/2019

Incoming Chicago mayor has path to historic police reforms CHICAGO (AP) — Lori Lightfoot is coming into the Chicago mayor’s office pledging to overhaul the city’s police force. She isn’t the first incoming mayor to make such a promise, but she may be the one with the best chance of actually...
06:34, 05/20/2019

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 da...
21:51, 06/01/2019

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....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Chicago Releases Jussie Smollett 911 Tapes: ‘They Put a Noose Around His Neck’ On Wednesday night, the City of Chicago released two 911 calls from the night Jussie Smollett was allegedly attacked. The calls, which came from a person claiming to be employed by Smollett, claimed that the former Empire actor was “jumped” by some g...
17:34, 06/06/2019

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....
01:00, 05/21/2019

3 charged after newborn left atop trash can in Chicago alley CHICAGO (AP) — The teenage parents of a newborn left atop a trash can in Chicago are facing attempted murder charges, and a grandmother of the child is accused of lying to police about finding the baby. Chicago police say the 16-year-old mother and 1...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Chicago, earn extra credit by seeing Booksmart early and for free Listen, no one is going to be mad at you if you wait to see Booksmart until it hits theaters on May 24. But if you were the kind of honor student who got an illicit little tingle every time you heard the words “extra credit” back in your high school ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Four red wolf pups, hunted to the point of extinction, born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Four pups of a critically endangered species of wolf have been born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. The zoo says in a news release that the two male and two female red wolf pups were born April 13 — the first new litter of red wolf pups at ...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Ex-Lyft driver accused of assaulting Chicago-area passenger ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a former Lyft ride-hailing driver is accused of twice sexually assaulting a female passenger in suburban Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports 34-year-old Alexander Sowa of Wheeling is due i...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member. Ernesto Godinez was convicted Monday of the May 2018 shooting of...
03:51, 06/18/2019

True Thompson Trying to Hug Chicago West Is the Cutest Photo You'll See Today No matter how old--or young--you are, girl time is the best time. As the long Memorial Day weekend kicked off Friday afternoon, Kim Kardashian headed to Instagram and shared some adorable......
00:00, 05/25/2019

How Fosse pushed shining star Verdon to the side in ‘Chicago’ Fosse/Verdon | Tuesday, 10 p.m., FX The remaining episodes of “Fosse/Verdon” focus on the backstage drama while the show “Chicago” was in rehearsal. While Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams) cherished the property as a vehicle for herself and chose her e...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Rolling Stones North American tour to start in Chicago NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are ready to get back on the road after postponing their North American tour because Mick Jagger needed medical treatment . The rockers announced Thursday the No Filter tour will kick off in Chicago with two shows o...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Chicago Cubs unsure whether Ben Zobrist will return this season: 'Obviously, we miss him' The Chicago Cubs are bracing for the possibility that utilityman Ben Zobrist may not play the rest of the season amid a divorce from his wife Julianna Zobrist....
15:34, 05/30/2019

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximu...
22:51, 05/30/2019

Off-duty Chicago officer charged in fatal weekend crash CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old Chicago police officer has been charged with reckless homicide and other crimes after a fatal crash while he was off duty. Investigators say Terrance Finley crashed his car into a restaurant early Sunday, killing a 35-yea...
16:00, 06/11/2019

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, Georgi...
20:00, 06/14/2019

YouTube star to be sentenced in Chicago in child porn case A star YouTube singer with a large teenage following is scheduled to be sentenced in Chicago federal court for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos...
14:34, 05/03/2019

Where's Zion Williamson? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star Zion Williamson won’t be participating.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett after he refuses to pay for police overtime Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Chicago experiences most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shot, 10 killed 10 died this past weekend in what Chicago's police chief called a "despicable level of violence."        ...
02:51, 06/04/2019

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...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Ex-Chicago sergeant faces felony counts in gay club fight CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police sergeant has been charged in an attack at a gay club last year that left two men seriously injured. Chicago police said Tuesday that 45-year-old Eric J. Elkins faces two felony aggravated battery counts in the S...
16:17, 05/07/2019

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 Louisvil...
06:00, 06/01/2019

5 books not to miss: 'Wild and Crazy Guys,' 'Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered,' 'Queen Bee' Read about the comedy revolution started by Steve Martin and pals in "Wild and Crazy Guys," and make sure to "Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered."        ...
22:34, 05/26/2019

Body of worker recovered, two missing after Chicago-area plant blast The body of a worker was recovered while two other employees remained missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb, a fire official said....
12:17, 05/05/2019

Man who preached ‘violent jihad’ sentenced to 16 years for Chicago bomb plot An Illinois man who preached “violent jihad” was sentenced on Monday to 16 years behind bars for plotting to detonate a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012. Adel Daoud — who pleaded guilty in November to one count of attempting to use ...
13:51, 05/07/2019

Chicago synagogues targets of arson, vandalism; police step up patrols Police in Chicago were stepping up patrols at Jewish schools, businesses and synagogues Monday after someone attempted to set fire to a synagogue.        ...
16:51, 05/20/2019

Lori Lightfoot Is Inaugurated, Vowing End to ‘Kiss a Ring’ Chicago Politics Ms. Lightfoot, who ran as an outsider, is making it her first order of business to end an unwritten rule that gives aldermen unfettered power of zoning and permitting....
22:17, 05/20/2019

Farah ends return to track speculation by opting for Chicago Marathon Runner favouring race defence over world championshipsFarah will face Rupp who returns from achilles injuryMo Farah appears to have ended his lengthy flirtation with a return to the track at this year’s world championships after announcing that he wi...
16:17, 05/09/2019

Chicago police shoot, kill brother of suspect wanted in murder of boy, 15 The brother of a man wanted in connection to the murder of a 15-year-old boy earlier this month was fatally shot by Chicago police officers Tuesday afternoon after an armed confrontation near an elementary school....
22:34, 05/29/2019

Jussie Smollett Wants No Part of New Chicago Court Hearing About a Special Prosecutor Jussie Smollett has gone West, young fans, and he has no intention of returning to Chicago for a new court hearing about whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to review how criminal charges against him were dismissed....
14:34, 05/02/2019

Grichuk hits 3-run HR, Jays beat Chicago to snap 5-game skid TORONTO (AP) — Randal Grichuk hit a three-run homer, Teoscar Hernandez added a solo shot and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a season-worst five-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Grichuk’s two-out blast...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Weather: Old Man Winter holds on for another snow storm for 16 million in Chicago, Midwest A late-April snowstorm is forecast to dump up to 10 inches of snow across a 1,200-mile swath of the Midwest and Great Lakes states, including Chicago.        ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Former Chicago cop exposes criminal cover up in police department, says she feared for her life A former Chicago police officer, who risked her own safety to uncover years of corruption and dirty deeds by a public housing officer who extorted money from the city's poorest and then planted drugs on those who refused to pay, will have her story f...
19:34, 05/24/2019

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump adminis...
18:51, 05/23/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Chicago's top prosecutor Kim Foxx subpoenaed in Jussie Smollett case Kim Foxx has been subpoenaed by a retired appellate judge who's pushing for a special prosecutor to investigate the handling of the case against actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
02:17, 04/29/2019

Lori Lightfoot sworn in as Chicago’s first black, female, openly gay mayor Lightfoot, made history in April when she defeated a longtime political insider to become the first black woman and openly gay person elected to lead Chicago....
03:51, 05/21/2019

Chicago, stare into the glassy eyes of Annabelle Comes Home early and for free Where they lie on the nightmare scale compared to clowns, spiders, and those red-eyed shadow creatures that appear to people in the throes of sleep paralysis is debatable, but there’s something a little ... off ... about dolls. That’s especially true...
02:34, 06/15/2019

Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist files for separation from wife, Julianna The separation comes just days after Zobrist, a three-time all-star and 2016 World Series MVP, announced he was taking an extended leave of absence from the team.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Chicago Cubs ban the fan who flashed a racist gesture behind reporter Doug Glanville The Chicago Cubs didn't wait long to take action against the fan who flashed a racist gesture behind NBC Sports Chicago reporter Doug Glanville.        ...
10:34, 05/09/2019

Chicago sues Jussie Smollett over costs of investigating alleged attack The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett seeking three times the damages it said it incurred in the investigation of a hate crime that authorities allege the "Empire" actor staged....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot becomes first black female, openly gay Chicago mayor Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power.        ...
01:34, 05/20/2019

Newborn found abandoned atop trash can in Chicago alley: officials A newborn baby was found abandoned atop a garbage can in a Chicago alley after neighbors heard the infant’s cries from their apartment Tuesday afternoon, according to reports. ...
14:34, 05/08/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
02:51, 06/03/2019

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

Chicago police release batch of Jussie Smollett case documents One week after an Illinois judge ordered "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's criminal case file to be unsealed, the Chicago Police Department has released the documents. ...
00:51, 05/31/2019

Chicago Cubs investigating fan who appeared to flash white power sign on air The franchise apologized after a fan used what appeared to be a white power hand sign behind Doug Glanville, a black former player working as a sideline reporter....
20:17, 05/08/2019

50 musicians who died tragically From the stars who lived troubled lives to the young greats who left us before their time, revisit many of the musician deaths that hit fans the hardest over the years.        ...
19:51, 05/20/2019

Empire’s Bryshere Gray Is the Latest Castmember to Get Into a (Minor) Dustup With Chicago Law Enforcement Is Chi-Town coming for those Empire boys? It’s a question now that a second member of the Fox TV show’s cast has apparently gotten into a little trouble with the law....
06:34, 06/19/2019

Chicago, It's James Beard Awards Weekend. Have You Gotten Your Tickets to the Tastiest Party in Town? Chicago has long been known as a food lover’s town, but if you’re a bona fide foodie, there’s no bigger weekend than when the city plays host to the annual James Beard Foundation Awards, taking place this year on Monday, May 6....
12:17, 05/04/2019

'Suspicious' Chef Boyardee can on wheels leads Chicago cops to shut down street A Chicago street was shut down on Tuesday after cops spotted a "suspicious package" that turned out to be an educational — and tasty — school project....
06:00, 05/02/2019

Chicago, stomp Navy Pier with Godzilla: King Of The Monsters early and for free What Chicagoan hasn’t daydreamed about growing to gigantic size and stomping all over the Bubba Gump-riddled tourist trap that is Navy Pier, smashing the hot-dog stands and using the Ferris wheel like a hula hoop, at one point in their lives? Now, wi...
08:17, 05/22/2019

Chicago's First Black-Owned Urgent Care Center Is Officially Open for Business A group of black medical professionals have joined forces in order to prioritize the health and well-being of Chicago’s Southside residents....
17:17, 05/13/2019

Building 'leveled' in explosion that rocks Chicago suburb; 3 missing, 4 hospitalized, reports say At least four people were reportedly transported to hospitals Friday night when a massive, ground-shaking explosion occurred in the suburbs north of Chicago....
16:17, 05/04/2019

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.        ...
17:51, 05/08/2019

Chicago politician arrested for filing false police report gets Smollett judge A Chicago alderman was thrown behind bars this week — charged with insurance fraud and obstruction of justice — for allegedly filing a false police report against a former fling, cops say. Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno, of the Windy City’...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Chicago man sentenced to 16 years after pleading guilty to downtown terrorism bomb plot A Chicago man was sentenced to 16 years in prison Monday, six years after he was arrested for attempting to detonate an explosive device in an FBI sting operation....
05:00, 05/07/2019

Chicago protesters march against 'racist' police union, several arrested after obstructing traffic Protesters holding signs accusing the Fraternal Order of Police of being racists gathered Monday in Chicago's Union Park to not only slam the city's police union but also demand criminal justice reform....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Chicago detectives knew a Jussie Smollett deal was in the works, new documents show Newly released documents from the Jussie Smollett case show Chicago police detectives knew a month in advance a deal was in the works.        ...
16:34, 05/31/2019

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 grante...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Chicago Cubs' Theo Epstein optimistic Ben Zobrist will return amid divorce The Chicago Cubs haven’t been sure whether Ben Zobrist would return this season, but president of baseball operations Theo Epstein was optimistic Thursday about the possibility of his return....
20:34, 06/17/2019

Chicago pastor who tutored 12-year-old twin sisters charged with sex crimes: police A Chicago pastor who was offering tutoring services in his apartment has been arrested on suspicion that he inappropriately touched two 12-year-old twin girls who were his students, police said on Sunday....
13:34, 05/27/2019

Mo Farah to defend Chicago Marathon title, all-but ending rumours of track return Mo Farah has confirmed that he will defend his Chicago Marathon title on October 13, all-but ending speculation linking him with a return to the track....
18:17, 05/09/2019

Homecoming: Virgil Abloh Returns to Chicago With Nike to Empower the City’s Youth He’s conquered runways from New York City to Paris (and recently garnered significant criticism), but Virgil Abloh’s native Chicago is clearly never far from his heart, as proven by his newest venture....
00:34, 05/31/2019

R. Kelly charged with new felony sex assault, abuse counts: Chicago Sun Times report Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could, if he is convicted, send the R & B singer to prison for 30 years, the Chicago Sun Times reported....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict A new study ranks the risks in U.S. counties by the numbers of unvaccinated children and proximity to international airports. But no one predicted the outbreak in Brooklyn....
03:51, 05/11/2019

Doin’ It for the—Reality TV? Black Ink Crew: Chicago Stars Hit With Suit Charging They Really Jumped Somebody A case of when keeping it real goes wrong? The “real” in this case is reality TV. The potential wrong? Well, according to a lawsuit filed by a gentleman named Ronnie Spates, the stars of reality TV’s Black Ink Crew: Chicago really beat his ass at a p...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Chicago Win: Lori Lightfoot to be Sworn in as Mayor; Rahm Emanuel Jumps in Cop's Pocket and Disappears Lori Lightfoot is set to become the first openly gay, African-American woman to serve as Chicago’s 56th mayor when she is sworn in on Monday, and Wintrust Arena will be filled to capacity—with all 8,000 seats accounted for—as Chicagoans are excited f...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Opinion: Height of privilege? Criticizing the Chicago Cubs' decisions on fan, Addison Russell Some fans howled at Cubs' decision to ban fan for racist gesture, believing he rather than Doug Glanville, should get benefit of the doubt        ...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson gets hit in head by Kansas City Royals pitcher as rivalry grows Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson got the last laugh against the Kansas City Royals – once again – after getting hit in the head by a pitch during a game....
19:51, 05/30/2019

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

University of Chicago pro-life student says he received death threats for abortion funding bill A University of Chicago student representative told Fox News he received significant pushback when he proposed a student government bill that would limit student fees going toward abortions....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Luxury Comes Home: At My City, 4 Ways, Law Roach Helped Celebrate the Undefeatable Style of Chicago With the sometimes troubling narratives spun about Chicago, it can be easy to forget that America’s third largest city is also deeply rich with culture, beauty, style and great taste. But in all its complexity, Chicagoans intimately know how beautif...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Chicago Judge in Jussie Smollett Special Prosecutor Case Reassigns Matter to New Jurist The judge who was to decide whether to appoint a special prosecutor to look into how all charges came to be dropped against Jussie Smollett has decided to let a different judge handle it....
14:34, 05/11/2019

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Another Migrant Child Has Died in U.S. Custody A 16-year-old unaccompanied Guatemalan child died in U.S. government custody in Texas on Tuesday, according to BuzzFeed. The unidentified boy is the third child to die in U.S. custody since last December....
15:51, 05/02/2019

The 76ers died with Joel Embiid for one day Brett Brown knew the 76ers might be in trouble the second he woke up Sunday. “I got a text from him at 6:20 a.m. this morning telling me he didn’t really sleep all night, he really never felt this poorly and, ‘I wasn’t sure, C...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Milwaukee to pay $2M to family of man who died in squad car MILWAUKEE (AP) — The city of Milwaukee will pay $2 million to the family of a man who died in the back of a police squad car in 2011. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the family of Derek Williams agreed to settle its civil lawsuit, with the mon...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7 FILE – This Dec. 1, 2015 file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing for a photo in Los Angeles. Grumpy Cat, whose sour puss became an internet sensation, has died at age 7, according to her owners. Posting on social media Friday, May 17, 2019, her owne...
15:17, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat has died, and the internet isn’t taking it well Celebrities come in all shapes, sizes, and, as the internet has taught us, species. Tardar Sauce, better known by her nickname “Grumpy Cat,” was one of the most popular felines on the web and, it would seem, in the world. In a sad post Fr...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Authorities ID man who died after Wisconsin triathlon MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a Wisconsin man apparently accidentally drowned during the swimming portion of the Half Ironman 70.3-mile triathlon in Lake Monona. The Dane County medical examiner’s office on Monday identified the man as 6...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Chicago Cubs players call for more protective netting around field after latest foul-ball incident Several Chicago Cubs players called for more protective netting around the baseball field after a child was struck and taken to a hospital Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park....
19:51, 05/30/2019

Chicago police told not to 'investigate' Jussie Smollett weeks before charges dropped, documents reveal Weeks before charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett were dropped, the Chicago Police Department was reportedly told by Cook County prosecutors to end the criminal investigation into allegations Smollett orchestrated a hate crime hoax, newly r...
19:51, 05/31/2019

True Thompson, Stormi Webster and Chicago West Could Be Triplets In Kylie Jenner's New, Precious Photo It's one strong and adorable gene pool. Last night, Kylie Jenner gifted us with the most precious series of photos which showed her daughter Stormi Webster alongside cousins True......
17:34, 06/04/2019

Chicago High School Reprints Yearbooks Due to Students Making One Too Many White Nationalist Hand Gestures If you’re one of the lucky souls who purchased an original printing of the 2018-2019 Oak Park and River Forest High School yearbook you’ve been treated to as many as 18 photographs featuring hand gestures associated with white nationalism. Because ki...
17:00, 05/22/2019

The Chicago Bears had kickers try the Cody Parkey field goal, and the results weren't good The Chicago Bears, who cut Cody Parkey in March, had eight kickers in mini-camp try to convert from 43 yards. Only two kickers made field goals.        ...
07:51, 05/04/2019

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 kis...
06:34, 06/07/2019

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Malaysia’s Last Known Male Sumatran Rhino Has Died The last known male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia has died following a months-long battle with worsening health, National Geographic reports. The death poses a further threat to the critically endangered species of which fewer than 80 remain in the worl...
10:51, 05/28/2019

Max Azria, Designer Who Sold Couture for Less, Has Died Mr. Azria founded BCBG Max Azria in 1989 to “give fashion to more people.” It became a global concern, and celebrities like Beyoncé wore his clothes....
03:51, 05/09/2019

HHS: Unaccompanied migrant teen died while in U.S. custody An unaccompanied migrant teenager died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Tuesday, Department of Health and Human Services officials said....
01:34, 05/02/2019

Police: Man urinated on memorial to boy who died of cancer HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — A video showing a man urinating on a park memorial marker that honors a 9-year-old boy who died of brain cancer has led to charges against him and another man accused of making the recording. Hamilton police say a friend of Chri...
20:17, 05/20/2019

How the Fiat-Renault merger deal died In Italy, FCA Chairman John Elkann’s patience was wearing thin. The scion of the Agnelli family and disciple of the late Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne was also getting updates on the Renault board meeting back in Paris, and to him, this latest French go...
20:34, 06/06/2019

22 calls to 911 about Kansas home where 2-year-old died At least 22 separate 911 calls informed operators about a "dangerous environment" in a Wichita mobile home before a toddler was found dead and an infant severely injured earlier this month....
01:51, 04/30/2019

Kentucky Inmate Has Died, Possibly From Natural Causes LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky inmate found unresponsive in his Louisville cell has died, and a jail official says he may have died of natural causes. News outlets report authorities haven’t released the identity of the inmate, who was booke...
14:00, 05/14/2019

When my mother died, I inherited her best friend – and she became family I was in a horrible, frightening place after the death of my mum. Then Les arrived and the fog began to liftGrowing up, your parents’ friends can feel like extras in the drama of your life: there, but peripheral to the action. Les was that for me. Sh...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Da Vinci died 500 years ago, but his legacy endures Leonardo da Vinci died 500 years ago at the age of 67. He was a universal genius driven by insatiable curiosity that led him to explore ideas in science, math, architecture, design, engineering, geology, cartography, sculpting, drawing and, of course...
15:17, 05/03/2019

"Can I Have Hot Water?" Climber Said After Being Rescued, Died Days Later A Malaysian climber rescued in Nepal after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains has died in a Singapore hospital, reports said Friday....
14:51, 05/03/2019

He Died After He Was Taken Off Life Support. Then Walked Through The Door The hospital staff was insistent, but Brenda Bennett-Johnson could not be sure. It was May 13 and Bennett-Johnson and her sister Rosie Brooks were visiting the intensive care unit at Chicago's Mercy......
23:51, 06/14/2019

Third US tourist died at same hotel in Dominican Republic Authorities in the Dominican Republic say a vacationing Pennsylvania psychotherapist died at the same hotel where a pair of U.S. tourists were found dead five days later....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Wisconsin honors Sikhs at temple where 6 died The Milwaukee-area Sikh temple where a white supremacist fatally shot six parishioners in 2012 hosted Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers to make April Sikh Awareness and Appreciation month. (April 30)        ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

Your guide to who died this week on Game Of Thrones Valar morghulis. Last week’s final showdown against the dead at the Battle Of Winterfell wasn’t as bloody as many fans of the show—The A. V. Club included—expected, and it seemed like maybe this week we’d get by without any death at all. That is, unt...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Nest, the company, died at Google I/O 2019 (credit: Ron Amadeo / Nest) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Don't be distracted by the shiny new "Nest" smart display that was just announced: Nest died at Google I/O 2019. "Google Nest" is the new reality now, where Nest is no longer a standalone company, b...
19:17, 05/10/2019

Hillary Clinton says her youngest brother has died NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s brother has died. The former U.S. senator, Secretary of State, first lady and Democratic presidential candidate announced Saturday on Twitter her youngest brother, Tony Rodham, died Friday. Clinton remembered h...
22:00, 06/08/2019

24 immigrants have died in ICE custody during the Trump administration In April, a 54-year-old immigrant from Mexico died after several feverish days in a solitary cell. In May, a 21-year-old man from India hung himself in an Arizona jail. On June 1, a 25-year-old asylum seeker named Johana Medina Leon died in a Texas h...
21:17, 06/09/2019

Nigel Callaghan: ‘If I was meant to die I’d have died on that table’ Watford’s opposite winger to John Barnes in the 1984 FA Cup final finished playing at 30, has recovered from cancer twice and is happy working as a DJ in Staffordshire“At the moment, I’m happy doing what I’m doing,” Nigel Callaghan says. “I’d sooner ...
15:34, 05/16/2019

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had been living in US quarantine for the last year....
10:17, 06/10/2019

Father of bombing victim set for church where she died BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The funeral for one of the first black members of the Alabama Legislature will be held in the same church where his daughter died in a racist bombing in 1963. A service for Chris McNair will be held May 17 at 16th Street Bapti...
17:17, 05/10/2019

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Two Texas men are dead after trying to jump a compact car across the gap on a raised drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about 6 miles (9.65 kilometers) sou...
02:34, 05/25/2019

Two Immigrant Children Have Died in U.S. Custody in the Last Week A 16-year-old Guatemalan child has died while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, the agency said in a statement on Monday. The child, who was not identified in the statement, is the fifth minor to die while in U.S. immigration custody in ...
01:51, 05/21/2019

How we live together: 'I moved in when my mum died. I feel loved here' The resident and her live-in assistantI moved in last summer as a live-in assistant, sharing a house with people with learning disabilities. I had met Kathy briefly some years ago, but got short shrift when I mentioned it, as she was adamant we hadn’...
11:17, 05/25/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are now pushing to separate the Windy City from the rest of the state. ...
16:34, 05/20/2019

BLACKHAWKS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE ENTER CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP; CBOE To Be Exclusive "Presenting Sponsor" CHICAGO, June 7, 2008 - The Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced a multi-year agreement establishing CBOE as the "presenting sponsor" of the Chicago Blackhawks. ......
02:00, 05/03/2019

Chicago police officer charged with DUI, reckless homicide in high-speed crash that left mother dead A Chicago police officer is now facing reckless homicide and DUI charges after he allegedly crashed his vehicle into a restaurant while racing at speeds of around 75 mph, killing a woman inside....
17:51, 06/12/2019

Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says President Emmanuel Macron said when the tree, a European sessile oak, was planted it was a reminder of the ties that bind the United States and France....
20:00, 06/11/2019

Here’s Who Lived and Who Died in Game of Thrones’ Battle of Winterfell Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Following two episodes of buildup, the epic third episode of Game of Thrones‘ eighth season saw Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen and the rest of our still-living heroes face off wit...
10:00, 04/29/2019

‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died at 103, according to his agent NEW YORK (AP) — ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died at 103, according to his agent....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people shouldn't read symbols into everything and that he would send the American leader a new tree....
20:34, 06/11/2019

3 children who died after Amish carriage crash identified A funeral home has identified three children who died in southern Michigan after the Amish horse-drawn carriage they were riding in was struck by a driver accused of being drunk....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Family of Boy Scout who died says group was ‘fully prepared’ PHOENIX (AP) — The family of a 16-year-old Boy Scout who collapsed and died while on a troop hiking trip in the southern Arizona desert says he loved scouting and that he and fellow scouts and their leaders were experienced hikers “fully prepar...
00:34, 05/05/2019

24 Immigrants Have Died in ICE Custody Since Trump Took Office, Report Says An NBC News analysis has found that 24 immigrants have died while in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement under the Trump administration. That number doesn’t include immigrants who died while in the custody of other federal agencie...
16:51, 06/10/2019

| Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolised the friendship shown by the two leaders....
17:17, 06/10/2019

Boy Scout died of dehydration, overheating while on hike: autopsy PHOENIX — A 16-year-old Boy Scout who collapsed last month on a troop hiking trip in the southern Arizona desert died of dehydration and overheating, an autopsy shows. Joshua Michael White’s April 27 death at Picacho Peak State Park was an acci...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Security tight in Tiananmen 30 years after students 'died for nothing' Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were unaware of the bloody crackdown on student-led protests 30 years ago or would not discuss it....
12:34, 06/04/2019

Second Person Has Died Following Motorcycle Crash In Pulaski County PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Another person has died following a crash involving two motorcycles and an SUV in Pulaski County. That’s according to the Common-Wealth Journal. The crash happened last night in Eubank. The paper reports tha...
08:17, 06/16/2019

16-year-old migrant who died in US custody had a tumor, officials say The teen died April 30 at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office officials said.        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96 ROME (AP) — Franco Zeffirelli’s son says the famed Italian director has died at the age of 96....
15:17, 06/15/2019

Family of Scout who died says group was ‘fully prepared’ _____ PHOENIX (AP) — The family of a 16-year-old Boy Scout who collapsed and died while on a troop hiking trip in the southern Arizona desert says he loved scouting and that he and fellow scouts and their leaders were experienced hikers “fully prepar...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Kansas water park where boy died appears unlikely to open KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated isn’t hiring lifeguards, advertising or selling tickets with less than a month left before its typical Memorial Day weekend opening date. Schlitterbahn remains ...
20:34, 05/07/2019

2019 NBA Draft lottery: The night tanking died The Knicks, Cavaliers and Suns lost one more time. And the NBA won big-time. Tanks. For. Nothing! The league, in an effort to crack down on teams losing with a purpose, bumped down the worst team’s odds to win the draft lottery — from a stagger...
09:34, 05/15/2019

Autopsy: Boy Scout died on hike of dehydration, overheating PHOENIX (AP) — An autopsy for a 16-year-old Boy Scout who collapsed on a troop hiking trip in the southern Arizona desert shows he died from dehydration and overheating. The Pinal County medical examiner’s report says Joshua Michael White’...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Trump and Macron's symbolic friendship tree 'has died' French media say oak given as a gift by Macron and planted at the White House as part of charm offensive is no moreThe tree planted by Donald Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, at the White House as a symbol of their countries’ ties h...
15:17, 06/10/2019

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
02:34, 06/15/2019

A Vale Employee Predicted the Dam Would Fail. He Died When It Collapsed. Several mine workers warned managers that the structure, which held mining waste, was unstable, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found. At least one of them was on the site when it did. Vale denies that it ignored warning signs....
20:34, 05/30/2019

Ex-WWE superstar Ashley Massaro died by hanging: report Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro died by hanging herself in her Long Island home, according to a new report. The 39-year-old’s death last week has been ruled “non-criminal,” TMZ reported Tuesday. Massaro, who battled depression f...
19:17, 05/21/2019

Dutch girl was not 'legally euthanised' and died at home Noa Pothoven is believed to have refused to eat and there is no evidence of assisted deathA severely ill Dutch girl widely reported by international media as having been “legally euthanised” in a clinic in the Netherlands died at home, apparently aft...
01:17, 06/06/2019

Tree Believed to Have Inspired Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax Has Died Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) once wrote his popular children’s books atop Mount Soledad in San Diego, California. From there, he could see a single Monterey Cypress tree that sat within Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California. That tree...
18:17, 06/17/2019

Remains of US sailor who died at Pearl Harbor accounted for BOSTON (AP) — The remains of a sailor from Massachusetts lost during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor have been accounted for. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Thursday that Navy Seaman 1st Class Frank Hryniewicz was accounted for J...
17:00, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Mass held at church where 100 died in bombing The Latest on the Easter Sunday bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed more than 250 people when suicide bombers struck three churches and three hotels (all times local): 12 a.m....
10:51, 05/10/2019

France will send a new 'friendship tree' to Trump after the last one died A new 'friendship tree' will be sent to the White House after the one that France presented to the United States last year died while in quarantine, the French President has said....
20:17, 06/12/2019

A Man Died Mid-Flight After Swallowing Hundreds of Cocaine Packets A Japanese man who swallowed 246 packets of cocaine died while on a flight from Bogota to Tokyo on Friday, Agence France-Presse reports. Authorities identified the man only as 42-year-old Udo N in a social media post Monday. The incident prompted the...
10:51, 05/28/2019

At War: We Planned a Life Together, but Then He Died. It Took Mother’s Day to Help Me Move Forward. After my husband, J Wesley, was killed in a Navy training accident, I lost my sense of purpose. But I realized I had to transform my grief into something meaningful for our two sons....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Murray Gell-Mann, the Physicist Who Came Up With Quarks, Has Died Pioneering physicist Murray Gell-Mann has passed away at the age of 89. Among his many scientific contributions, the Nobel laureate will be remembered for bringing order to the chaotic field of particle physics, and for coining the term “quark”—a fun...
21:34, 05/27/2019

Barbara Corcoran says brother ‘died of natural causes’ in Dominican Real estate maven Barbara Corcoran said Thursday she does not believe her brother’s death in the Dominican Republic, has any connection to a recent spate of mysterious tourist deaths. “My brother had an existing heart condition and we bel...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Guatemalan boy who died in US custody suffered from brain infection The 16-year-old, who died in a Texas children’s hospital, travelled to the US from Camotán, hoping to be reunited with his older brotherA Guatemalan boy who died at a Texas children’s hospital after being detained on the US southern border was suffer...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Dominican authorities say tourist died of heart attack SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania psychotherapist and an American couple five days later at the same resort appear to be unrelated incidents. Tourism Minister Francisco Jav...
00:51, 06/07/2019

Niki Lauda, one of Formula One's greatest drivers, has died Niki Lauda was a successful Formula One driver, aviation entrepreneur, television F1 pundit, and more recently the non-executive chairman of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team....
06:51, 05/21/2019

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvani...
23:00, 06/05/2019

'I nearly died' – Maradona misses out on first title as coach in Mexico Legendary Argentine's hopes of winning his first coaching title were dashed Sunday as his Dorados team lost the Mexican second-division finals, along with their shot at promotion....
08:51, 05/07/2019

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died....
12:00, 06/12/2019

NYPD honors cops who died from illnesses related to 9/11 The 47 fallen heroes commemorated at the NYPD’s Memorial Hall Friday all died in the past 16 years from illnesses related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. “Our losses from September 11 continue to mount, and our police families co...
11:51, 05/11/2019

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should compel people to go to the polls and vote in 2020....
06:34, 06/19/2019

FDNY firefighter who died in 2017 plummet was not wearing harness William Tolley, 42, was standing in the basket, which was attached to a 75-foot ladder, when it got stuck against the roof of the five-story residential building, the probe concluded....
08:00, 06/16/2019

Sister says mom who died with kids in Harlem fire was ‘bold’ and ‘confident’ The sister of the mom who died with four of her children in a horrific Harlem apartment fire remembered her Saturday as a kind-hearted and selfless person, quick to feed strangers and open up her home to anyone in need. “If she saw someone outside ho...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Teen killed in Colorado school shooting ‘died as a hero’ The student who was killed in the attack at a Colorado charter school has been identified as 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo, according to a report. Castillo’s father told NBC News that his son lost his life in the attack. The family declined to be int...
16:51, 05/08/2019

Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill has died at age 52, publicist says After disputing reports earlier Sunday, representatives of pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill say has died at a Colorado hospital.        ...
11:34, 06/10/2019

Tourist who died in gruesome shark attack was recently retired The tourist killed in a shark attack in Hawaii over the weekend was a recently retired optometrist, family man and avid adventurer from California, friends said. Dr. Thomas Smiley, 65, of Granite Bay, was swimming about 60 yards from the shore near t...
19:00, 05/27/2019

A 16-year-old boy died on a hike after a Boy Scout group ran out of water, authorities say Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo On Saturday, a 16-year-old boy went for a hike in Picacho Peak State Park with his Boy Scout troop, according to AZ Central. The group ran out of water. When they reached the top of the peak, the boy, who has been identifie...
02:51, 05/04/2019

Thailand’s Influential Ex-Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda Has Died at 98 (BANGKOK) — Prem Tinsulanonda, who as an army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over four decades, died Sunday at age 98. A statement from the palace said Pr...
07:00, 05/27/2019

He died so I could live: UN peacekeeper pays tribute to fallen colleague But for the selfless bravery of the UN ‘blue helmet’ who dragged him to safety during a firefight against Congolese militiamen, it is unlikely that Corporal Ali Khamis Omary would be alive to tell the tale. The man who saved him, Malawian peacekeeper...
05:34, 05/25/2019

Brother of Barbara Corcoran died in Dominican Republic hotel The brother of real estate maven Barbara Corcoran was found dead in his Dominican Republic hotel room under the same mysterious circumstances as a number of other US tourists, the “Shark Tank” star has revealed. Corcoran, 70, told TMZ on ...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Families plan own autopsies for couple who died in Dominican Republic The bodies of Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day — the Maryland couple found dead in a hotel room in the Dominican Republic — have been flown back to the US, as their families prepare to have autopsies performed. Relatives are hashing out funeral p...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Family of man who died in US prison sue staff for allegedly ignoring pleas for help Joshua England made five written requests for medical helpEngland, 21, died from appendicitis in Lexington, OklahomaThe family of a man who died in a Oklahoma prison last year are suing correctional officials and medical staff for allegedly ignoring ...
19:34, 05/25/2019

North Carolina student died while tackling gunman to save others Riley Howell died in his classroom after charging a gunman who would kill him and another studentDavid Belnap stood on his North Carolina college campus aching from the latest US school shooting as he held a candle and wore a homemade T-shirt with “R...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Dioramas of death: cleaner recreates rooms where people died alone Miyu Kojima creates miniature scenes based on Tokyo apartments her company has cleaned after solitary deathsWarning: this article contains images some people may find distressingIt was at a trade show for the funeral industry that Miyu Kojima had wha...
15:17, 06/10/2019

Two charged after video shows man urinating on memorial for boy who died from cancer Two New Jersey men have been arrested after a video emerged showing one of them urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old boy who died of cancer — and now, the boy’s father said he hopes the pair get help and “turns their lives around.R...
19:51, 05/20/2019

Man who urinated on memorial to boy who died of brain cancer arrested, police say Hamilton Township police make two arrests after 'disturbing video' surfaces on social media.        ...
04:51, 05/21/2019

California deputy shot while getting food at Jack in the Box has died, officials say Southern California sheriff’s deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, who was shot and critically wounded on Monday while getting food at a fast-food restaurant, has died, officials announced....
06:34, 06/13/2019

Paris plans 'Princess Diana Square' at site where she died Officials at Paris city hall have announced plans to name a small square after Diana, Princess of Wales, at the site of the car crash that killed the royal....
19:17, 05/30/2019

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, told The Associated Press the Kenya...
12:00, 05/22/2019

This horse was one of 23 who died at Santa Anita and left many unanswered questions Battle of Midway finished third in the 2017 Kentucky Derby, but recently became one of 23 horses who died after suffering injuries at Santa Anita.        ...
15:34, 05/03/2019

YouTube star Roman Atwood says his mom, 58, died after fall from scooter YouTube prank star Roman Atwood disclosed Thursday that his mother died this week while on a family vacation following a tragic scooter accident and that he will be stepping away from the public eye as his family grieves their loss. ...
08:34, 05/31/2019

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,035-foot peak, he joined an elite group known as the......
07:51, 05/29/2019

Man Traveling From Colombia Ingested 246 Bags Of Cocaine, Died Midflight The man, identified only as Udo N., 42, began suffering seizures Friday on the flight, prompting an emergency landing in Hermosillo, a city in Sonora, Mexico, authorities said....
07:51, 05/29/2019

Beth Grant is kind of glad her Speed character died Today marks the 25th anniversary of one of the great action flicks of the 90s, Speed. In honor of the film’s anniversary, we sat down with Beth Grant—who plays the ill-fated Helen—to talk about filming her death scene, and why she’s actually kind of ...
00:51, 06/11/2019

MLB world honors late Bill Buckner, who died Monday at 69 Bill Buckner died Monday at 69 after battling Lewy Body Dementia. Former teammates, opponents and fans paid tribute to the man.        ...
02:17, 05/28/2019

Mom whose 6-year-old died in Canarsie crash says brakes failed: police The Brooklyn woman whose 6-year-old son died when she crashed her car while driving the wrong way down a street claims she lost control of her vehicle because her brakes were not working, police sources said Thursday. Little Jerry Louisamard was not ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98...
18:34, 06/15/2019

High carbon monoxide levels detected in home where 4 died Extremely high levels of carbon monoxide were measured inside a home where four family members were found dead in central Ohio, safety officials said at a news conference on Friday....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Couple Ate Squirrel Believed To Have Health Benefits. They Died Of Plague For days, the dusty roads of a small town in Mongolia's westernmost province were largely deserted. "After the quarantine was announced, not many people - even locals - were in the streets for fear of......
19:00, 05/08/2019

6-year-old who died in school cafeteria remembered as cheerful, respectful Investigators were still determining what caused the boy’s death, and whether it was connected with a throat-slash injury he’d suffered in April, allegedly at the hands of his mother, Shanice Martin, 24, who remains jailed....
08:00, 06/16/2019

Tiger Woods sued after alcoholic employee died in car crash Tiger Woods is being sued over the death of an alcoholic employee who was killed in a car crash after a night of drinking at the golfer's restaurant....
19:00, 05/15/2019

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts a...
23:17, 06/07/2019

Father wins case against authors of 'Nobody Died at Sandy Hook' The father of a six-year-old boy who was killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre has won a defamation case against authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened....
14:51, 06/18/2019

Former Egyptian president Mursi died from a heart attack: state TV Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi died from a sudden heart attack during a court session, state television reported early on Tuesday, citing a medical source....
03:00, 06/18/2019

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ star on Christopher Meloni casting: ‘I nearly died’ The man who played one of New York’s favorite TV cops for 12 seasons, the gruff yet compassionate Elliot Stabler of “Law & Order,” has taken-up another sort of law-enforcement role on Hulu’s jarring adaptation “The Handm...
00:17, 06/06/2019

21-year-old Indian man found unresponsive in jail cell has died, says ICE An Indian man died Friday while in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, making it the fifth death since the start of the fiscal year last October, according to the federal agency....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Kentucky State Police posts honoring those who died on duty LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police posts around the state are remembering fallen officers who gave their lives in the line of duty, dating back decades. Several posts are holding memorial events next week during National Police Officers Mem...
11:17, 05/07/2019

Climbers Who Died On Nanda Devi Took Untested Route, Had No Permission Eight climbers feared to have died on Nanda Devi took an untested route without permission and retrieving their bodies will be a high-risk operation, officials said today....
18:51, 06/05/2019

Couple recounts nightmare illness at same Dominican resort where 3 died A Colorado couple says they came down with a nightmare illness at the same Dominican Republic resort where three guests died — and now they’re warning others about their visit. Kaylynn Knull and her boyfriend, Tom Schwander, began experiencing ...
01:17, 06/07/2019

Granger Smith's Son Died in ''Drowning Accident at Home,'' Rep Reveals On Thursday morning, country singer Granger Smith shared the "unthinkable news" that his 3-year-old son, River Kelly Smith, had passed away. "I have to deliver unthinkable......
05:34, 06/07/2019

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro died of apparent suicide: report Former WWE superstar Ashley Massaro reportedly died in an apparent suicide at her Long Island home after years battling depression. Massaro, 39, was discovered unconscious Thursday morning at her Smithtown home after she failed to show up to her job ...
22:34, 05/17/2019

Tourist who died at Dominican Republic resort had a heart attack The Pennsylvania tourist found dead at a Dominican Republic resort succumbed to a heart attack — and her symptoms were strikingly similar to those of the Maryland couple who died there five days later, according to Dominican authorities. Mirand...
17:17, 06/07/2019

Hero flight attendant 'died saving passengers from jet inferno' Cabin crew on the jet that turned into a fireball at a Moscow airport are being hailed as heroes, with one dying in the flames as he fought to save passengers....
12:17, 05/06/2019

‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died NEW YORK (AP) — Herman Wouk (wohk), the versatile author of “The Caine Mutiny” and the World War II epics “The Winds of War” and “War and Remembrance,” has died at age 103. Literary agent Amy Rennert says Wouk died...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood ...
13:17, 06/05/2019

Boat in which hundreds of migrants died displayed at Venice Biennale Haunting wreck of vessel that sank in 2015 will confront visitors to art world’s gatheringAs a huddle of artists and curators watched from the shore, the immense rusted, pitted body of a wrecked ship was painstakingly brought to shore at Venice’s anc...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Teacher who rarely consumed alcohol died from drinking wine A UK teacher who rarely drank alcohol died after having a few glasses of wine, a probe into her demise revealed this week. Gillian Howe, 46, was drinking in the yard at her house in East Yorkshire with a friend last June when she became incoherent an...
18:34, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Crane put in place to raise Danube wreck where 28 died Crews moved a giant floating crane into place near a bridge on the Danube River in Budapest on Friday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized and sank last week killing 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Funeral held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy’s cemetery. The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy. WABC-TV reports speakers includ...
08:17, 06/16/2019

Italian Great-Grandma Who Was Europe’s Oldest Person Has Died at 116 (MILAN) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italian news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imp...
17:17, 06/18/2019

Report: More police officers died in line of duty in 2018 The FBI reported Monday that 106 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty in 2018, an increase from 94 officers who died a year earlier....
20:51, 05/06/2019

Teen who died in Colorado school shooting laid to rest LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado teen killed while trying to stop a gunman in his school has been laid to rest. About 400 people attended the burial of 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo on Friday following a Catholic funeral service. The crowd included...
02:00, 05/18/2019

A Climber Who Died on Everest Warned on Instagram That Overcrowding Could ‘Prove Fatal’ A British mountaineer, among the latest to die while climbing Mount Everest in less than two weeks, wrote about his worries that overcrowding on the mountain could “prove fatal” in the days before he lost his life while descending. Robin ...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Ohio dad whose daughter, 1, died of fentanyl overdose, pleads guilty: report An Ohio dad pleaded guilty Friday to manslaughter in connection to his 13-month-old daughter's death after she "consumed a toxic amount of fentanyl" in her father’s apartment, reports said....
13:34, 05/27/2019

Game of Thrones' Final Season: A Definitive List of Everyone Who Lived or Died Our watch has ended, and now my walk of shame begins. The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones is over, and the final death count has been tallied (Valar Morghulis). We started off the season with so many characters. Some of them died, but othe...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Memorial services for runner who died of rare cancer to include tribute run Gabriele Ivy Grunewald is still encouraging others to run. Memorial services for the 32-year-old elite distance runner from Minnesota who died Tuesday following a 10-year battle against a rare and aggressive salivary gland cancer will include a one-m...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Denver school shooting: Hero student died to protect his friends One of the suspects in the Colorado school shooting has appeared in court, as it emerged that the student who lost his life sacrificed himself to save his classmates....
05:17, 05/09/2019

Jusuf Nurkic Wears T-Shirt With List Of Combatants Who Died In Bosnian War Jusuf Nurkić, Portland’s excellent but injured big man, has been occasionally spotted supporting his team from the sideline during the playoffs. This support sometimes makes use of fashion. During the Blazers’ Game 6 win on Thursday, the big man wore...
16:51, 05/10/2019

British boy, 5, who died on Kos family holiday named as Theo Treharne-Jones A British boy who drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday with his family in the Greek island of Kos has been named as five-year-old Theo Treharne-Jones....
16:00, 06/18/2019

My aunt has died – and with her goes a treasure trove of family memories | Emma Brockes My mother’s sister had a terrifyingly good memory. Who will now recall our childhood sweethearts – or her mother’s lover?The loss of an aunt isn’t one of the big deaths. I told myself that last week. My cousin had emailed with news that her mother, m...
16:51, 05/26/2019

Thief who dove off ramp on Brooklyn Bridge to avoid arrest has died A thief who dove from an off-ramp on the Brooklyn Bridge to flee cops — yelling “I’m not going back to jail!” — has died, The Post has learned. The man, whose name was not immediately known, died at Bellevue Hospital around 12:30 a....
00:00, 05/27/2019

NC student who died tackling gunman gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (WRAL) — A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Texas couple who died in Fiji said hands went numb in message: reports The Texas couple who died suddenly from a mysterious illness in Fiji while on vacation last month sent messages to relatives saying their hands went numb and they’d experienced shortness of breath....
13:00, 06/07/2019

3 pets died in Boeing 737 plane that crash landed in Jacksonville, Florida All 143 people aboard a Boeing 737 survived after the plane skidded off a runway into a river in Jacksonville, but three pets died.        ...
03:51, 05/06/2019

30 hammerhead sharks died in captivity in France; some ate each other, conservation group claims An aquarium in France is facing legal action over the deaths of 30 scalloped hammerhead sharks, which a marine wildlife conservation group claims were mistreated over an eight-year period in captivity....
22:51, 05/15/2019

3-year-old girl locked in flaming car died from smoke inhalation, burns The 3-year-old girl who was allegedly left by her monstrous dad to burn alive inside a chained-shut car in Queens died as a result of smoke inhalation and thermal injuries, the city’s medical examiner ruled. Zoey Pereira suffered a gruesome death Sun...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Wilson: My snooker career almost died in a Findus frozen food factory "World Championship long shot Gary Wilson tells Desmond Kane how he was forced to take drastic action to save his snooker career from the deep freeze."...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Owner of Mexico City school where 26 died in 2017 earthquake is arrested Authorities act on tip-off to arrest Monica García at restaurantExperts: school fell under weight of floors without right supportMexican police have arrested on manslaughter charges the owner of a school in Mexico City that collapsed during a devasta...
02:34, 05/12/2019

801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers Since 1993: Central Panel Chief As many as 801 sanitation workers have died while cleaning sewers in the country since 1993, said Manhar Valjibhai Zala, chairperson, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK), Thursday....
00:51, 06/14/2019

Steward died helping passengers escape burning Russian plane A young flight attendant was hailed as a hero Monday after refusing to leave the doomed Russian airliner while passengers were still aboard and died while helping them evacuate the flaming plane, according to a report. Maxim Moiseyev could not open t...
19:17, 05/06/2019

10-year-old migrant girl died in US custody last September, report claims A 10-year-old migrant girl from El Salvador died while in custody of the US government after crossing the border, a report said on Wednesday. The young girl entered an Office of Refugee Resettlement facility in San Antonio, Texas, on March 4, 2018 wh...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Dutch Teen, Traumatised By Rape, Died After Refusing Food: Minister A Dutch teenager traumatised by a childhood rape died at home after refusing food and drink but was not euthanised, a minister and a clinic said on Wednesday, dismissing "incorrect" media reports....
05:34, 06/06/2019

U.S. Government Admits Another Migrant Child Died Under Its Care—8 Months After the Fact The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) confirmed on Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from Guatemala died while in U.S. custody last year, bringing the total number of known migrant child deaths to six in the last eight months. Democrats a...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Telecom Giant Orange on Trial in France After 19 Employees Died by Suicide Orange, a French telecom giant, is being sued for moral harassment, among other charges, after 19 employees died by suicide and another 12 attempted to kill themselves over a three-year span. Over 100 people have claimed work culture at the company, ...
01:00, 05/07/2019

In the past 20 years, 800 children died while trapped inside oven-like cars An awful milestone was reached this past weekend. 800 children have now died in hot cars since records began in 1998, according to Golden Gate Weather Services.        ...
22:51, 05/06/2019

He climbed the tallest mountain on each continent, then died as he descended Mount Everest Don Cash, 55, a sales executive from Sandy, Utah, collapsed Wednesday as his expedition was returning from Mount Everest's summit.        ...
21:34, 05/23/2019

WWII veteran’s remains arrive home 77 years after he died in POW camp TUCSON – It was a homecoming fit for a hero – it was nearly eight decades in the making. The remains of World War II veteran, Sgt. Cread Shuey arrived at the Tucson International Airport on Tuesday morning. Shuey joined the military when ...
03:51, 05/29/2019

Family of Man Who Died of Dehydration in David Clarke's Jail Awarded $6.75 Million The family of Terrill Thomas, a mentally ill man who died of “profound dehydration” in a jail run by former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke have been awarded $6.75 million in a settlement, according to HuffPost. Thomas died horrifically in 2016...
07:00, 05/29/2019

FBI says a man has died after being shot in an exchange of gunfire with officers outside a courthouse in downtown Dallas DALLAS (AP) — FBI says a man has died after being shot in an exchange of gunfire with officers outside a courthouse in downtown Dallas....
19:51, 06/17/2019

Bodies of Maryland couple who died at Dominican Republic resort returned to US Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic on May 30.       ...
17:34, 06/12/2019

He joined the ‘Seven Summits Club’ when he reached Everest’s peak. He died climbing down. Christopher Kulish had acheived his goal of reaching the highest peaks on every continent before he became the second American in a week to die on the descent....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Hiker died in fall but dog stayed by his side, barking to alert rescuers day later The hiker went missing on Wednesday. A day later, the dog, Daisy, was barking and alerted a search and rescue team with the Pierce County Sheriff's Department.        ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Dutch rape survivor Noa Pothoven died after asking to be euthanized. But the media were wrong A 17-year old Dutch teen who was raped as a child died "to stop her suffering," but the media incorrectly reported that she was legally euthanized.        ...
01:51, 06/07/2019

France honors soldiers who died during hostage rescue in Burkina Faso An American woman who was taken hostage in Burkina Faso was nearly handed over to al-Qaida militants before she was rescued by U.S. commandos, a French military officer said Tuesday....
20:34, 05/14/2019

'Best kid in the world': Denver school shooting victim died tackling suspect Kendrick Castillo, 18, was the sole person killed at Stem School Highlands Ranch days before he was to graduate high schoolThe 18-year-old student killed in a Colorado school shooting died a hero days before he was to graduate high school, his father...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August....
21:17, 05/03/2019

At Bihar Hospital, Child Died During Health Minister's Visit, Says Family A child died in front of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardan, who is visiting Bihar's Sri Krishna Medical College hospital today to review the ground situation in the state. Over the last month,......
16:00, 06/16/2019

Tree Symbolising Donald Trump-Emmanuel Macron Friendship Has Died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship shown by the two leaders....
04:00, 06/11/2019

United Nations says 443 died in Libya since offensive began against Tripoli in last month The U.N. health agency says 443 people have died and 2,110 have been wounded in violence in Libya's capital.        ...
23:34, 05/08/2019

Hero clerk died trying to save colleagues during Virginia Beach shooting A hero account clerk died in the Virginia Beach massacre after leaving a safe spot to try to save his work friends, it emerged Sunday. Pastor’s son Ryan Keith Cox, 50, was with nine city staffers who reached a safe room as shots rang out in the...
22:00, 06/02/2019

U.S. should pay North Korea hospital bill for student prisoner who died: ex-envoy The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay Pyongyang $2 million for the student's hospital care....
02:17, 04/30/2019

12-Year-Old Boy Who Died Was Chained And Starved By Circus Promoter Parents, Police Say BLOOMINGTON, In. (NBC NEWS) – A circus promoter couple is accused of abusing, chaining and starving their 12-year-old son prior to his death in Indiana last week, authorities said. Luis Posso, 33, and his wife, Dayan Median Flores, 26, were cha...
00:51, 06/02/2019

Mother of NYC girl, 3, who died in burning car, says she fought father’s visitation rights: report The mother of a 3-year-old Queens girl who died in a burning car Sunday evening had fought unsuccessfully to deny the father visitation rights and said Monday she “should’ve just kept her and gone to jail,” according to a report.  ...
11:51, 05/07/2019