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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....

Chicago woman killed, baby cut from womb in ‘unspeakable act of violence’

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'Unspeakable act of violence': Pregnant woman strangled, baby cut from womb, police say Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, 19, had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

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...
06:32, 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)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

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...
12:32, 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....
08:16, 05/16/2019

Baby ripped from womb of murdered Chicago woman has died The baby of a murdered Chicago woman whose child was cut from her womb has died, a family spokesperson announced Friday morning. Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was strangled to death in April after arranging to get baby clothes from a woman she met on Faceb...
07:48, 06/14/2019

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.        ...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Chicago woman, daughter charged with killing baby cut from teenager's womb with butcher knife A Chicago woman and her daughter, accused of strangling a teenage mom, cutting the unborn child from her womb and claiming it as their own, were charged with first-degree murder Thursday in the death of the infant. ...
20:16, 07/18/2019

Chicago baby ripped from slain mom’s womb fighting for his life A baby boy is fighting for his life after he was cut 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, Il...
19:00, 05/16/2019

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....
17:32, 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....
11:00, 06/02/2019

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....
19:32, 05/16/2019

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....
01:32, 05/16/2019

| 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....
03:00, 05/17/2019

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....
07:00, 05/16/2019

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....
16:48, 05/17/2019

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....
02:32, 05/17/2019

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....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Chicago Has Its Worst Weekend of Gun Violence in 2019 as 7 Are Killed Another 52 people were wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago from Friday evening to Sunday, as much of the nation’s attention was focused on shootings in Ohio and Texas....
19:48, 08/05/2019

2 Moms Who Fought Gun Violence in Chicago Killed in Drive-By Shooting: 'Who's Next?' Andrea Stoudemire and Chantell Grant dedicated their lives to combating the rampant gun violence tearing apart their neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, only to meet their untimely demise courtesy of stray bullets....
03:16, 08/01/2019

‘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....
08:48, 06/14/2019

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....
11:48, 05/27/2019

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...
23:00, 05/27/2019

London violence: Four killed including heavily pregnant woman in 24 hours of bloodshed on the capital's streets Heavily pregnant woman, 26, stabbed to death in Croydon - her baby survived but is in critical condition in hospital Just before 6pm on Saturday, a man was injured in a fight in Coldharbour lane in Brixton and later died A man in his 20s was stabbed ...
09:00, 06/30/2019

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...
13:16, 06/03/2019

Pregnant teen’s baby cut from womb after her murder CHICAGO — A pregnant woman whose body was found behind a home on Chicago’s Southwest Side was murdered and her baby was “forcibly removed” from her body after her death, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office i...
04:32, 05/16/2019

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....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Family of Chicago infant cut from mother's womb billed $300G for his - and suspected killer's - care by hospital: report The family of a Chicago infant who died last month after being cut from his mother’s womb was billed over $300,000 for his - and his suspected killer’s - care in addition to being misidentified by the hospital using the suspect's surname, reports say...
10:48, 07/19/2019

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

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...
19:32, 05/21/2019

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 its mother’s womb by attackers who killed the pregnant woman is clinging to life and has open...
08:48, 05/22/2019

‘Womb Raiders’ plead not guilty to murder of baby ripped from pregnant teen The women who allegedly slaughtered a pregnant Chicago teenager and ripped the baby from her womb pleaded not guilty on Monday to the death of the newborn. The baby, Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, died weeks after Clarisa Figueroa, 49, and her 24-year-old dau...
22:48, 08/19/2019

‘Womb Raiders’ charged with murder of baby they allegedly ripped from pregnant teen The women who allegedly slaughtered a pregnant Chicago teenager and ripped the baby from her womb were charged Thursday in the death of the newborn. Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree Figueroa, 24, were already charged for the first-degre...
23:00, 07/18/2019

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...
08:00, 05/19/2019

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......
10:48, 05/17/2019

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...
08:48, 06/12/2019

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)        ...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
03:16, 08/01/2019

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiat...
06:48, 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)        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Two moms were working to end gun violence in Chicago. Then they were fatally shot Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire, two women who were active in the anti-gun violence movement in Chicago, were shot to death over the weekend.        ...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Chicago suffers bloody weekend as gun violence leaves seven dead Mass shootings command widespread media coverage, but lost in the national conversations about guns are everyday killings As deadly mass shootings devastated communities in Texas and Ohio and reignited calls for lawmakers to act on gun reform, Chicag...
19:48, 08/05/2019

Weekend of violence in Chicago leaves 2 dead, dozens injured Dozens of people have been injured and two have been killed in Chicago, Ill. in 33 separate incidents over the weekend where shots were fired, according to police....
07:02, 08/12/2019

Ivanka Trump’s tweets about Chicago violence include errors CHICAGO (AP) — Ivanka Trump is weighing in on last weekend’s violence in Chicago with two tweets that include some factual mistakes. In one of two Tuesday tweets, President Donald Trump’s daughter writes that as the country grieves about ...
03:16, 08/07/2019

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....
10:32, 05/20/2019

Alabama woman charged in her unborn baby’s death, cops say another woman pulled trigger An Alabama grand jury on Tuesday decided to indict a woman Wednesday with manslaughter for allegedly initiating and continuing a fight with another woman that ultimately lead to the shooting death of her unborn baby, a report said....
21:48, 06/26/2019

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
21:32, 07/17/2019

El Paso, Dayton, Chicago: Media doesn't treat all gun violence the same Shootings in El Paso, Dayton, Gilroy, Brownsville and Chicago revealed that the national news media does not report on gun violence uniformly.        ...
18:16, 08/05/2019

2 moms active in Chicago anti-gun violence movement shot to death Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire, two women who were active in the anti-gun violence movement in Chicago, were shot to death over the weekend.        ...
10:16, 07/30/2019

Chicago mayor derides Ivanka Trump's 'nonsense' tweets about gun violence in city Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot criticized White House adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday over the first daughter's tweets about weekend violence in the city that included factual errors. ...
17:48, 08/06/2019

Chicago police release audio clip as weekend gun violence leaves 7 dead, 46 injured Another spree of weekend gun violence in Chicago has left at least seven people dead and 46 injured, reports say, as police released an audio clip containing the sounds of barrages of gunfire heard during one of the attacks.  ...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Newborn baby boy found atop a trash can in a Chicago alley CHICAGO — 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 nearby f...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Chicago FOP president praises officers who gave up holiday time to patrol streets, stem gun violence The president of Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police praised the 1,500 officers who gave up their holiday to patrol the streets and help lower the number of shootings. ...
11:48, 07/08/2019

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....
19:48, 05/20/2019

Man held in woman’s shooting death at Chicago Walgreens CHICAGO (AP) — A man charged in the fatal shooting of a 46-year-old woman inside a Chicago Walgreens has been ordered held without bond. WLS-TV reports that Louis Hicks appeared Friday in court on a murder charge. The 33-year-old Hicks also is charge...
13:32, 06/21/2019

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."        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

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....
20:48, 05/15/2019

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....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Ex-Chicago officer accused of groping woman pleads guilty CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police officer accused in 2016 of groping and forcibly kissing a woman while on duty has pleaded guilty to a reduced misdemeanor charge. The Chicago Tribune reported Monday that records show 60-year-old Michael Clifton...
07:48, 05/14/2019

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....
20:48, 05/15/2019

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...
23:32, 05/26/2019

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...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
04:16, 05/27/2019

Her son was killed by Chicago police. Five years later, a judge's ruling could bring her closer to getting answers Nearly five years after a black teenager was shot and killed by Chicago police, new evidence could help his mom get closer to learning the truth about the circumstances surrounding his death....
03:48, 06/28/2019

Mexico state plagued by violence: 682 killed In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings, and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
19:16, 04/28/2019

| Ethiopia: At least 17 killed during violence over Sidama autonomy At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group....
03:32, 07/21/2019

Papua New Guinea: More than 20 killed in tribal violence More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in Papua New Guinea due to a recent outbreak of tribal violence in the Pacific island nation, authorities said....
01:16, 07/10/2019

The Latest: 1 killed, 10 wounded in South Bend violence SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on shootings in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor (all times local): 7 p.m. Violence has flared again in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete B...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Papua New Guinea: Dozens killed in tribal violence Tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands has killed dozens, including pregnant women and several children. Prime Minister James Marape vowed to bring the instigators of the violence to justice....
21:48, 07/09/2019

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said...
10:48, 07/03/2019

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
03:16, 06/01/2019

'Unspeakable': how can Australia stop the Indigenous suicide epidemic? Responding to 62 suicides this year, Indigenous health experts say there is hopeSince the start of this year, 62 Aboriginal people – 15 of them children – have died by suicide. More than half of them were under 25 years old, and the youngest was only...
22:16, 05/13/2019

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 ...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza as violence worsens An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip killed an Israeli man Sunday outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon amid a massive wave of attacks, marking the first Israeli casualty from rocket fire since the 2014 war with Hamas militants....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Israeli Killed And 2 Palestinian Gunmen Dead As Gaza Violence Persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
23:32, 05/04/2019

UN condemns ‘unspeakable’ attack that leaves scores dead in central Mali The United Nations has strongly condemned the armed attack on a village in restive central Mali which reportedly left at least 134 people dead and dozens wounded early on Saturday....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Mom allegedly killed 12-year-old son she had tried to drown as a baby A California mom has been arrested for allegedly murdering her 12-year-old son — and critically injuring his brother — a decade after she was convicted of trying to drown him as a baby, according to authorities. Sherri Renee Telnas, 45, was busted af...
07:48, 07/01/2019

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to the Brazilian border....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Barnet stabbing: Third arrest made after third brother from same family killed in London violence Police have arrested a third person in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man who is the third brother from the same family to be murdered in London violence....
17:16, 06/27/2019

Woman calls for help after finding baby rattlesnake TUCSON – A Tucson woman couldn’t hold back her frustration after being told by 9-1-1 dispatchers she needed to call someone else for help with a dangerous snake. “Okay, so I just have to deal with a baby rattler in my backyard mysel...
04:32, 07/02/2019

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...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Detectives: Woman put baby in bag, tossed her in trash bin BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Detectives say a 35-year-old Florida woman confessed to putting her newborn baby girl in a plastic bag and throwing her into a trash bin outside an apartment complex. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Therese Barbe...
04:16, 05/10/2019

The moment a woman delivers a baby in the back of an NYC cab Oh baby! Dash-cam video captured the moment a Brooklyn woman gave birth in the backseat of the car of a cabbie who calmly coached the mom through the dramatic ordeal. “Oh no. She’s coming. Oh f—k. Oh my God, she’s coming out,” the unidentified woman ...
10:48, 08/01/2019

UK judge rules that woman must abort her baby A British court has mandated that a mentally disabled London woman must terminate her pregnancy. The decision came late last week as the woman entered her 22nd week of pregnancy, as first reported by the Catholic News Agency. Justice Nathalie Lieven ...
19:00, 06/24/2019

A Pregnant Woman Was Shot. She Was Charged With Her Baby's Death A 27-year-old Alabama woman was indicted on manslaughter charges Wednesday in the shooting death of her own unborn child, even though, police say, another woman pulled the trigger....
19:48, 06/27/2019

How a Year of Unspeakable Tragedy Changed Everything for Lisa Vanderpump and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills "Opening a new restaurant and dealing with personal feelings and then this complete f--k-up with all my friends, it's been a lot to actually deal with. But I feel I'm in a different......
07:00, 07/10/2019

Plumstead and Wandsworth murders: Fourteen arrests after two killed and three injured in 12 hours of violence in south London Fourteen arrests have been made after 12 hours of violence in south London which saw two teenagers killed within minutes of each other and another three men stabbed in a separate attack....
11:16, 06/15/2019

Parents killed in El Paso shooting while protecting their baby from gunfire Jordan and Andre Anchondo almost certainly saved life of two-month-old boy who was injured but not shot Jordan and Andre Anchondo were shot while trying to protect their two-month-old son, when a gunman opened fire in a crowded El Paso shopping area....
02:48, 08/05/2019

Overdoses killed parents found in motel with dehydrated baby WHITEHALL, Mich. (AP) — Investigators have determined that a couple whose bodies were found along with their dehydrated 6-month-old baby at a motel in western Michigan died of accidental drug overdoses. State police say autopsy results found that 26-...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Rescued Thai baby dugong killed by ocean plastic An orphaned baby dugong rescued in Thailand earlier this year died on Saturday due to pieces of plastic clogging her digestive system, authorities said....
01:00, 08/17/2019

"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....
23:16, 06/11/2019

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....
18:00, 05/17/2019

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...
13:16, 06/10/2019

Woman accused of drowning son, 12, more than decade after first attempt to kill him as baby A woman, who was prosecuted in Montana for trying to drown her baby son more than a decade ago, has been accused of killing the now 12-year-old boy by drowning him in California, authorities have said....
23:16, 07/01/2019

California woman, boyfriend accused of strangling her day-old baby in hospital A young mother has been accused of giving birth to a healthy baby boy in a California hospital and then strangling him a day later with her Mexican-born boyfriend....
16:16, 07/21/2019

Woman Rejected A Man At A Party. He Shot Her Baby In The Head, Police Say It was supposed to be a family gathering on the northeast side of Fresno, California. When reporters arrived at the putty-colored ranch house on Monday, coolers were still sitting in the front yard,......
12:32, 06/25/2019

Baby delivered after pregnant woman stabbed to death in London Police arrest a 37-year-old man after ‘horrific’ attack in Thornton Heath, CroydonA man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman who was about eight months pregnant was stabbed to death on Saturday.Paramedics delivered the 26-year-old w...
16:00, 06/29/2019

Georgia woman allegedly drops, kills baby during fight MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Georgia woman is accused of dropping and fatally injuring her 3-month-old baby during an altercation with another woman. WALB-TV reports 26-year-old Karen Lashun Harrison was charged with felony murder, cruelty to children and simpl...
04:32, 07/23/2019

Video shows woman deliver baby in backseat of Brooklyn cab Oh baby! Dash-cam video captured the moment a Brooklyn woman gave birth in the backseat of the car of a cabbie who calmly coached the mom through the dramatic ordeal. “Oh no. She’s coming. Oh f—k. Oh my God, she’s coming out,” the unidentified woman ...
01:16, 08/01/2019

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...
16:48, 06/14/2019

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.        ...
19:48, 05/05/2019

A Florida woman turned in her husband's guns after his domestic violence arrest. Police arrested her for theft Courtney Irby was charged with grand theft and armed burglary for turning in her husband's guns while he was in jail for domestic violence.        ...
23:16, 06/24/2019

El Paso shooting: woman shot dead while saving her baby's life Mother almost certainly saved life of two-month-old boy who was injured but not shot A 25-year-old woman who was shot while apparently shielding her two-month-old son was among the 20 people killed when a gunman opened fire in a crowded El Paso shopp...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Pregnant Woman Stabbed To Death In London, Baby Delivered At The Scene Authorities have made arrests in the stabbing death of an eight-months-pregnant woman in what police are calling a "horrific" attack. Her baby was delivered by paramedics, but is in critical......
18:32, 06/30/2019

Woman Delivers Baby In UP Health Centre's Toilet, Nurse Transferred A staff nurse at the government community health centre in Shamli district was transferred while two senior officials were warned after a pregnant woman delivered her baby in the clinic's toilet, an......
02:32, 06/25/2019

Assam Woman Delivers Baby On Boat During Floods, Names Him Krishna A 24-year-old woman in flood-hit Assam gave birth to a baby boy in a boat on Monday and named him Krishnaafter the Hindu Godwhowas also believed to have been born during massive floods....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Shot during fight, Alabama woman charged after losing unborn baby An Alabama woman was charged with manslaughter over the death of her unborn child after she was shot in a dispute with another woman in December that police said the pregnant woman started, local media reported....
12:48, 06/27/2019

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...
17:48, 05/08/2019

El Salvador: woman whose baby died in toilet birth back in court Evelyn Beatriz Hernández was jailed for murder after she was ruled to have induced abortionA 21-year-old woman who gave birth to a baby in a toilet in El Salvador has returned to court for a second trial for murder in a case that has drawn internatio...
02:48, 07/16/2019

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...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Phoenix Police: Woman, baby injured after husband drove car into house PHOENIX (AP) — A man accused of intentionally driving a vehicle into a west Phoenix house with his wife and baby daughter inside the car has been arrested on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder. Phoenix police say 20-year-old Ricardo Munoz al...
18:48, 07/30/2019

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....
07:16, 05/29/2019

In anti-abortion El Salvador, woman faces second homicide trial after baby stillborn Salvadoran maid Evelyn Hernandez says she did not realize she was pregnant when as an 18-year-old she delivered a stillborn son after a three-day stomach ache. A court in the Central American country, which bans abortion under all circumstances, rule...
16:48, 08/01/2019

El Salvador woman faces retrial in case of dead baby found in toilet SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador faces a second trial for murder Monday in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country’s highly restrictive abortion laws. Evelyn Beatri...
22:00, 07/15/2019

North Carolina man used Honduran woman as sex slave, held her and her baby against will for months, cops say A North Carolina man was arrested after allegedly using the woman as a sex slave and holding her — and her 8-month-old baby — against her will for months, police said....
15:32, 08/21/2019

How dare a woman breastfeed her baby on a plane! She might offend the bigots | Nell Frizzell When Dutch airline KLM says it may ask nursing mothers to cover themselves if passengers object, misogyny is winningWell, I for one welcome the news: as of this week, anybody asked to cover up while breastfeeding on a KLM flight can now walk, bare-br...
07:32, 07/20/2019

Georgia woman drops, fatally injures her baby during fight at beauty supply store 26-year-old Karen Lashun Harrison was charged with felony murder, cruelty to children and simple battery, according to WALB-TV.        ...
00:32, 07/24/2019

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....
20:16, 04/30/2019

Woman, her dog killed after confrontation with California police ONTARIO, Calif. — Police in Ontario have shot and killed a woman and her dog during a confrontation. KCBS-TV says police were sent to a home Thursday by reports of a woman with a gun. Police say they saw the woman in a backyard along with a man. Poli...
01:00, 05/31/2019

The 9th Black Trans Woman Has Been Killed This Year On Wednesday, the body of Chanel Scurlock—a transgender black woman—was discovered in a field in Lumberton, N.C. shortly after midnight. She was 23....
09:00, 06/07/2019

'Everyone was her sister': Woman killed at synagogue honored Family and friends remembered a woman killed in a shooting at a Southern California synagogue as a generous person dedicated to spreading kindness, with her daughter telling the crowd Monday that she knows her mother would forgive the man who took he...
21:32, 04/29/2019

Woman, 81, killed herself after pension was frozen in error Joy Worrall took her own life in Wales after being left with no income, inquest hearsAn 81-year-old woman killed herself after running out of money when her pension was frozen due to an administrative error.Joy Worrall, 81, was too proud to tell her ...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Woman killed, two others injured in Brooklyn stabbing A woman was killed — and two other people were injured — in a Brooklyn stabbing Monday night, cops said. Emergency crews responded to a stabbing on 46th Street near 8th Avenue in Sunset Park just before 10 p.m., officials said. Three peop...
03:48, 07/23/2019

London violence: Three killed in separate fatal attacks in 24 hours across London Heavily pregnant woman, 26, stabbed to death in Croydon - her baby survived but is in critical condition in hospital Just before 6pm on Saturday, a man died following a fight in Coldharbour lane in Brixton A man was stabbed to death in Newham just af...
03:00, 06/30/2019

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....
19:48, 05/18/2019

'A Woman Is No Man' explores the toll of domestic violence on an Arab immigrant family Three generations of Palestinian-American women are torn between custom and desire in this piercing debut from Etaf Rum.        ...
14:16, 05/15/2019

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Migrant woman killed in fall from train in Mexico The Mexican crackdown on migrants prompted by pressure from the Trump administration has pushed Central American migrants to seek new ways to try to reach the U.S. border...
12:00, 06/28/2019

29-year-old woman killed in Dallas crane collapse DALLAS (AP) — Authorities have identified 29-year-old Kiersten Symone Smith as the woman who was killed after a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building amid severe thunderstorms. The Dallas County Medical Examiners’ office says Smith was pron...
10:16, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Fiance, father of woman killed by cop speak out MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The fiance of an unarmed woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer says every time he sees the alley where she...
11:16, 06/07/2019

One woman killed and one injured in 'terrifying carnage' in Sydney's CBD Police say 20-year-old suspect from western Sydney was carrying information on extremist ideologies when arrestedAs it happened: man had history of mental illness, police sayWhat we know so far about the Sydney CBD knife attackA man who allegedly sta...
19:00, 08/13/2019

Police: WVa woman killed by troopers was armed with hammer WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say a woman who was fatally shot by troopers was armed with a claw hammer and lunged at an officer in a threatening manner. News outlets report police identified her Friday as 49-year-old Shawna Widemann...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Woman killed in jet ski accident at popular Georgia lake A 20-year-old Georgia woman was killed in a jet ski accident on Lake Lanier — the 12th person to die at the popular reservoir this year, authorities said. Kaylynn Ticas was riding a watercraft at high speed Saturday around 2:30 p.m. when she cr...
04:32, 07/23/2019

Deliberations resume in case of officer who killed woman Jurors will resume deliberations Tuesday in the trial of a Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape in the alley behind her home....
10:32, 04/30/2019

Packed synagogue honors woman killed in attack A packed congregation is remembering the woman who was shot to death in a Southern California synagogue this past weekend.        ...
18:32, 04/29/2019

Brooklyn woman becomes 15th cyclist killed in NYC this year The 28-year-old was pedaling a white bike North on Bushwick Avenue at around 12:20 p.m. when a cement truck headed east on Boerum Street collided with her, according to police....
15:16, 07/01/2019

Deliberations to resume in case of officer who killed woman Jurors will resume deliberations Tuesday in the trial of a Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape in the alley behind her home....
00:16, 04/30/2019

Long Island driver killed woman he knew in hit-and-run: cops A Long Island driver was busted after he fatally struck a woman he knew and then fled, cops said Tuesday. Mary Ginty, 31, of Sound Beach was walking north on Miller Place Road in Miller Place just before 10 p.m. Monday when 30-year-old John Lang slam...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Autopsy: Woman killed in drug raid had 4 gunshot wounds HOUSTON (AP) — An autopsy report for a woman fatally who along with her husband was fatally shot by Houston police during a drug raid of their home says she suffered four gunshot wounds. The autopsy report said benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocain...
17:00, 05/02/2019

4 with critical, serious injuries after Dallas crane collapse that killed woman Utilities worked Monday to restore power to parts of North Texas that was knocked out by a storm that toppled a crane in Dallas that killed at least one person, officials said....
06:48, 06/10/2019

Elderly woman struck and killed by a yellow taxi in Chelsea An elderly woman died after she was struck by a yellow cab in Chelsea on Thursday, police said. The 77-year-old victim was crossing at the intersection of West 22nd Street and Eighth Avenue shortly after 1 p.m. when she was hit, cops said. She was ru...
13:48, 08/08/2019

Group seeks $100M for woman killed by US border agent HOUSTON (AP) — Advocates for a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman shot dead by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year are demanding $100 million in damages. The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas filed a legal claim Thursday one year after the death of ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

At least two killed after woman crashes car into Michigan river with her children inside A woman deliberately crashed her vehicle into Michigan's Kalamazoo River with her two children inside, killing at least two people, local police said on Tuesday....
07:32, 06/18/2019

SUV belonging to El Paso woman killed in massacre is stolen, vandalized Soon after a man buried his longtime partner in a funeral attended by hundreds of strangers last week -- in the wake of the massacre inside an El Paso, Texas, Walmart -- it emerged that her SUV had been stolen and vandalized....
19:48, 08/18/2019

Sister: woman killed in crane collapse lived in building DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the crane that collapsed into a Dallas apartment building (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The sister of a woman killed after a crane collapsed on an apartment building in Dallas says she was a resident of the building. Toni S...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Homeless woman, 25, killed in ‘horrendous bashing’ in Melbourne park Police in Australia said a 25-year-old homeless woman was killed in a “horrendous bashing” after her body was found by walkers at a park in Melbourne over the weekend....
10:48, 05/27/2019

21-year-old California woman killed by 3 sharks while snorkeling in the Bahamas A 21-year-old California woman was reportedly killed in an attack by three sharks while snorkeling in the Bahamas with her family, according to local reports....
03:00, 06/27/2019

A Texas police officer accidentally killed a woman while shooting at her dog Police in Texas say a patrol officer accidentally shot and killed a woman when he fired repeatedly at a dog that was charging at him.        ...
15:48, 08/02/2019

Woman killed by a policeman after saying she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney says The woman shot by a Baytown, Texas, policeman after telling the officer she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney Ben Crump said Thursday....
12:48, 05/17/2019

UP Woman Killed For Objecting To Sexual Harassment Of Daughters: Police A woman was killed and five members of her family were injured after being attacked with sticks by four people for objecting to alleged sexual harassment of her daughters in a village in Bhadohi,......
07:00, 07/03/2019

Sydney stabbing: one woman killed and one injured in 'terrifying carnage' in CBD Police say 21-year-old suspect from western Sydney was carrying information on extremist ideologies when arrestedAs it happened: man had history of mental illness, police sayWhat we know so far about the Sydney CBD knife attackA man who allegedly sta...
13:03, 08/13/2019

California woman killed by 3 tiger sharks in the Bahamas, report Tragedy in the Bahamas after a 21-year-old was mauled to death by 3 tiger sharks while she was snorkeling with her family. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
11:32, 06/27/2019

A Woman Is Killed By A Partner Or Ex Every 3 Days In France, Data Shows A total of 121 women were killed by their partner or former partner in France last year, equating to one death every three days, government figures showed on Wednesday....
12:32, 07/10/2019

Elderly woman killed in public housing apartment fire An elderly woman in her 70s died Thursday morning when a fire broke out in her New York City Housing Authority apartment in Queens, officials said. The one-alarm blaze started around 8:14 a.m. in the woman’s 10th-floor apartment at the Beach 41...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Prosecutor Drops Charges Against Marshae Jones, the Alabama Woman Who Caught a Case When She Lost Her Unborn Baby After Getting Shot in a Fight Marshae Jones, the Alabama woman who was arrested and charged with manslaughter in the death of her fetus after she got shot during a fight, will not be prosecuted, the district attorney overseeing the case said Wednesday....
05:48, 07/04/2019

Texas woman Margarita Brooks killed by cop shooting at charging dog: police A Texas cop shot and killed a woman he was sent out to help, accidentally hitting her when he opened fire at a charging pooch, police said. The unidentified patrol officer in Arlington was sent to check on a woman who was passed out at about 5 p.m. T...
07:48, 08/02/2019

Unarmed Black Woman Yells ‘I’m Pregnant!’ Before Being Shot, Killed by Police A police officer in Baytown, Texas, fatally shot and killed a black woman while attempting to arrest her at her apartment complex on Monday night....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Woman Killed As Terrorists Barge Into Home, Open Fire In J&K's Pulwama A woman was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama this morning, the police said. Another civilian identified as Mohd Sultan was injured in the attack, the police said....
23:48, 06/04/2019

Brooklyn Lindsey Becomes 11th Black Trans Woman Killed This Year On Tuesday, the body of Brooklyn Lindsey—a transgender black woman—was discovered on the porch of an abandoned house in Kansas City, Mo. She was 32....
14:32, 06/28/2019

24-year-old U.S. woman and Australian boyfriend were on road trip in Canada when they were killed A manhunt is underway in Canada after a 24-year-old American woman and her Australian boyfriend were found dead earlier this week along a remote highway in British Columbia. The bodies of Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, and Lucas Robertson Fowler, 23, were ...
12:00, 07/21/2019

Ailing woman wants kidney transplant to outlive pedophile who killed daughter An ailing great-grandmother says she’s desperately in need of a kidney transplant — because she’s determined to outlive the pedophile who killed her daughter in Michigan 52 years ago, according to a new report. Edith Siordia, 79, who now lives ...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Woman killed by apparent stray bullet as Texas officer fires at dog A woman in Arlington, Texas, was killed on Thursday after apparently being hit by a stray bullet when a police officer opened fire on a dog running at him, officials said....
02:16, 08/02/2019

Black trans woman killed in South Carolina is the 12th in 2019 NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — The 12th known transgender person to violently die this year was found fatally shot in South Carolina. News outlets report 29-year-old Denali Berries Stuckey was found dead Saturday on the shoulder of a North Charleston road....
07:00, 07/25/2019

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after her murder conviction was quashed in February....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Woman killed 70-year-old victim, sexually assaulted her with umbrella: cops A New Jersey woman was busted in the sickening murder of a 70-year-old woman — who was sexually assaulted with an umbrella and robbed of a mere $15, according to prosecutors and a new report. Caroline Beckert, 40, of Old Bridge, was charged with firs...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Woman who killed ‘Dirty John’ says she’s still struggling with PTSD: ‘I had to learn what happened to me’ Terra Newell’s life forever changed on Aug. 20, 2016, when she fatally stabbed her estranged stepfather John Meehan 13 times after he had attacked her in her apartment complex’s parking lot....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Long Island woman calls 911, tells cops she killed her mom: police A Long Island woman was arrested for murder Tuesday — after she called the cops to report that she’d strangled her 76-year-old mother to death, police said. Sharon Easter, 57, of Central Islip, allegedly confessed to choking her mother wi...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Woman Killed By 2 Leopards In Madhya Pradesh, Leopard Dies During Capture A woman was killed by two leopards at a village in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district, following which a group of villagers captured one of the big cats. In a video shot by a villager, a group of men......
07:00, 05/20/2019

Family of woman killed by shark in the Bahamas blames tourism company The family of a California woman who was killed by a shark during a snorkeling excursion in the Bahamas blamed the tour company for not doing enough to save her life. The relatives of 21-year-old Jordan Lindsey called on tour companies to update thei...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Elderly woman found battered, killed inside Brooklyn apartment An elderly woman was battered and killed inside her apartment in a Brooklyn housing project, police said Thursday. Jacolia James, 83, was found unconscious by a family member inside her apartment in the Carter G. Woodson Houses on Powell Street near ...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Lawyers for officer who shot, killed Minnesota woman ask for unusual sentence Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder after he shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 asked a judge Thursday to forgo a prison sentence in lieu of an unusual arrangement: they propose he'd report to jail for a we...
21:16, 06/06/2019

Denali Berries Stuckey Becomes 12th Black Trans Woman Killed This Year The murderous death toll continues to climb for members of the transgender community with news of the killing of Denali Berries Stuckey, the 12th transgender woman to be slain this year....
21:48, 07/23/2019

New Jersey woman may have killed identical twin sister over a ‘love triangle’: report Investigators suspect a New Jersey woman killed her twin sister over a man with whom they were both romantically involved, according to a report Thursday....
04:32, 06/28/2019

Suspect, 27, arrested in murder of pregnant woman shot and killed in Georgia: police Georgia police say they have arrested a 27-year-old woman Wednesday night connected to murder of a pregnant woman, who was killed earlier this week while trying to shield her 3-year-old son from gunfire. ...
18:32, 07/26/2019

A Yazidi woman from Iraq told Trump that ISIS killed her family. ‘Where are they now?’ he asked. An awkward exchange with Nobel laureate Nadia Murad was just one of several when the president met with survivors of religious persecution this week....
11:00, 07/19/2019

Dalit Killed For Marrying Upper-Caste Woman, 2 Arrested In Madhya Pradesh Two men from Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh have been arrested in connection with the "honour killing" of a Dalit mason in Punjab's Ludhiana district two months ago....
21:16, 06/19/2019

Woman says cheap ‘Mommy Makeover’ surgery abroad nearly killed her, was ‘completely traumatizing’  A 40-year-old woman who opted for a discount tummy tuck, liposuction and breast reduction surgery in Turkey said the decision nearly killed her after she contracted a deadly infection and spent a month in the hospital fighting for her life....
00:00, 06/01/2019

#SayHerName: Chynal Lindsey Is the 3rd Black Trans Woman Killed in Dallas in Less Than a Year Chynal Lindsey was just 26 years old when her body was pulled from White Rock Lake in Dallas on Saturday, in what i believed to be the second death of a black trans woman in the city in less than a month, and the third in less than a year....
16:48, 06/04/2019

Missouri man set neighbor's house on fire, killed woman as she ran away over property dispute, police say A property line dispute between neighbors in Missouri dramatically escalated over the weekend when a man killed his neighbor's wife and then himself after lighting a home on fire, according to officials....
20:16, 07/03/2019

Woman killed in California synagogue shooting after shielding rabbi from gunfire mourned by hundreds Hundreds of people joined Lori Kaye’s family and friends on Monday to mourn the hero worshipper who was killed Saturday when she shielded her California synagogue’s rabbi from a gunman’s bullets....
08:48, 04/30/2019

California stabbings: Woman praised for bravery after shielding herself from knifeman during deadly attack which killed four A woman has been praised for her bravery after shielding herself from a violent knifeman who repeatedly stabbed her in an unprovoked attack as part of a deadly two-hour knife spree....
06:48, 08/09/2019

Mentally ill woman who killed mother with a scarf was failed by health trust, review finds A mentally ill woman who had committed extremely violent offences did not see a psychiatrist for six months before she relapsed and killed her mother during a psychotic episode because of failings in the restructuring of a London health trust....
03:48, 07/23/2019

Investigators are 'suspicious' after American woman and her Australian boyfriend were killed on Canada road trip Facebook Canadian investigators are probing the deaths of an American woman and her Australian boyfriend who were found on a highway in British Columbia last week. Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, and Lucas Robertson Fowler, 23, were found Monday morning al...
16:48, 07/21/2019

More than two decades after a woman was killed in an Irish village, French prosecutors hope to close the case Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
12:00, 05/26/2019

Teens now missing in Canada days after Australian man, North Carolina woman killed along remote highway Authorities in Canada are asking the public to "remain vigilant" after two teenagers have been reported in the missing in the same region where a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch...
10:48, 07/22/2019

A 25-year-old woman was shot and killed as she was driving home from work, and now police are looking into whether a person hunting illegally in the area is to blame Facebook Micalla Rettinger, 25, was driving home from the bar where she works in Iowa early Sunday morning when she was shot and killed. Authorities say there's nothing to suggest Rettinger was targeted, and that they are exploring the possibility t...
18:00, 05/01/2019

| 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....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Hospital cleared in handling of newborn cut from mom’s womb OAK LAWN, Ill. (AP) — Officials have cleared a suburban Chicago hospital for its handling of a baby who was cut from his mother’s womb and later died. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the federal Department of Health and Human Services told t...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Only Brit killed in London Bridge terror attack 'tried to save woman before they were both stabbed' A survivor of the London Bridge terror attack said he almost stood on a victim while trying to run to safety as attackers ram amok with bloody knives....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Woman who killed daughters after ‘they got in the way’ of her sex life sentenced to life in prison A woman found guilty in England of killing her two young daughters because they "got in the way" of her sex life has been jailed for life, the BBC reports....
11:48, 08/02/2019

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....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Elevated estrogen levels in the womb linked to autism: study In utero sex hormone quantities could help predict if a child has autism or not, a new study finds. “Fetal Estrogens and Autism,” published Monday in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, has discovered a link between estrogen levels and a ch...
13:16, 07/29/2019

London Bridge terror attack: Woman told fiance 'I love you' moments before she was killed, inquest hears A young woman kissed her fiancé and told him "I love you" moments before she was killed in the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack, an inquest has heard....
13:32, 05/07/2019

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.        ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

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...
08:32, 05/06/2019

Royal baby born: Duchess of Sussex gives birth to baby boy weighing 7lbs 3oz - Duchess of Sussex 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 all the latest developments LIVE...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Arizona baby falls ill after consuming flour disguised as baby formula: report Arizona law enforcement are investigating several cases of parents reportedly purchasing tampered packages of baby formula that had been emptied and filled with baking flour, a report said. Madeline Roque told Phoenix’s KPNX last month that her...
11:32, 08/14/2019

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...
18:00, 05/02/2019

'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...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Royal baby news: Queen, 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"....
07:16, 05/07/2019

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....
00:48, 05/13/2019

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....
05:48, 05/07/2019

Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece rebukes Gillibrand on abortion: 'Civil rights begin in the womb' Dr. Alveda King, the niece of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., strongly rebuked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-N.Y. comments comparing pro-life views to racism. ...
18:32, 06/12/2019

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...
14:32, 06/18/2019

"Godse Killed Gandhi, Pragya Killed His Soul", Says Kailash Satyarthi Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi today hit out at BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur for her comments that Nathuram Godse, who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, was a "desk bhakt (patriot)". The......
04:32, 05/18/2019

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...
19:48, 06/12/2019

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to officials....
11:16, 06/18/2019

GM's Maven 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....
14:16, 05/20/2019

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...
04:00, 06/04/2019

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....
20:32, 06/08/2019

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.        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

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....
11:32, 06/12/2019

Fiberglass cows returning to Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A herd of fiberglass cows is returning to Chicago to mark the 20-year-anniversary of a popular display of brightly painted faux bovines that inspired other cities to line their streets with their own statues of everything from lobsters...
11:32, 06/29/2019

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...
15:00, 05/07/2019

It's a boy: Endangered gorilla born at Chicago zoo Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed an endangered Western Lowland Gorilla born on Mother's Day to 22-year-old mom Rollie. The newest addition, a male, has yet to be weighed, measured or named. (May 14)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Chicago spent more than $30K to capture ‘Chance the Snapper’ The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle the alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper, who was found living in a park lagoon this summer, cost more than $33,600....
13:48, 08/01/2019

Chicago officer recorded asking teen for sex is fired CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer who allegedly asked a 17-year-old girl for sex in return for getting her mother’s impounded car released by the city has been fired. The Chicago Tribune reports that the city’s polic...
10:32, 05/28/2019

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....
19:16, 05/23/2019

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesda...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Chicago alderman accused of lying about car being stolen CHICAGO (AP) — Police have arrested a Chicago alderman on charges alleging that he lied when he reported his car had been stolen in January. Police say a news release that Alderman Proco “Joe” Moreno was arrested Tuesday night on felony c...
12:48, 05/15/2019

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)        ...
21:01, 07/05/2019

Three stabbed in scuffle at 4th of July celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago on Thursday and more than a dozen more were injured as many of the crowd fled the scene, police and media reports said early Friday....
02:32, 07/05/2019

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
17:48, 05/29/2019

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured 5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoonReptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zooThe alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he ...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Alligator spotted in popular Chicago lagoon Authorities on Tuesday were attempting to rescue a possible alligator or crocodile in the Humboldt Park lagoon.        ...
10:00, 07/10/2019

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...
18:00, 06/01/2019

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...
18:32, 05/22/2019

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
14:16, 07/07/2019

Chicago police confirm alligator in lagoon Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4- to 5-foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks. (July 10)        ...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Second man charged in fatal Chicago nightclub shooting CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old security guard outside a River North neighborhood nightclub. Jon Poole was charged in a warrant with first-degree murder and expected to attend a bo...
13:32, 06/21/2019

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)        ...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Judge sentences would-be Chicago bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing a sentence much lower than p...
15:16, 05/06/2019

Eric Trump says he was spit on by employee at a Chicago bar First son Eric Trump accused a female employee at a Chicago cocktail lounge of spitting at him in the face in what he described as a “disgusting act,” according to reports. “It was purely a disgusting act by somebody who clearly has emotional problem...
05:00, 06/26/2019

Braves vs. Cubs: Max Fried will baffle Chicago again Following up on some late-breaking Sunday news. Nik Wallenda, after defying death walking 25 stories above Times Square, had his wallet lifted walking on 42nd Street. Cam Newton, denied leg room after his $1,500 offer was refused, offered $100 to a D...
13:00, 06/25/2019

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...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitc...
07:32, 06/21/2019

Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois. (July 16)        ...
13:00, 07/16/2019

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...
10:32, 05/06/2019

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.       ...
04:32, 07/20/2019

R. Kelly a no-show in Chicago court after 'refusing transport' Singer R. Kelly, who faces charges of sex trafficking in New York and Illinois, was a no-show in Chicago court Thursday after prosecutors said he "refused transport" from jail....
14:32, 08/15/2019

Three stabbed in fight at July Fourth celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago and more than a dozen were injured as many of the crowd fled, police and media reports said on Friday....
08:48, 07/05/2019

Chicago, if you can't stand the heat, come see The Kitchen early and for free Even here in Chicago—where every day above freezing is a gift—the sweaty embrace of August can be a bit much at times. But that just makes it the perfect time to retreat into the cool darkness of a movie theater, where the drinks are always ice-cold...
14:48, 07/29/2019

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed b...
19:16, 06/21/2019

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...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Chicago, let Yesterday make all your troubles seem so far away early and for free It sounds like the premise of a Black Mirror episode: A guy named Jack (Himesh Patel) wakes up one morning and realizes that, somehow, he’s the only person on Earth who can remember who the Beatles were, or any of their hit songs. He then does what a...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
08:32, 06/27/2019

Car2Go theft in Chicago is a lesson for car-sharing business Car2Go's car-sharing fiasco with Mercedes thefts in Chicago accentuates the ugly truth of connectivity and digitalization: Anyone who uses a computer or smartphone device that's connected to the Internet is susceptible to the threats that cybercrimin...
13:32, 07/11/2019

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....
12:00, 05/18/2019

We're pleased to introduce Chicago's very own alligator, "Chance The Snapper" There is, we’re duty bound to tell you, a goddamned alligator in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon. It’s swimming around, peeking its creepy prehistoric eyes out of the water, and, by doing nothing more than being an alligator in Chicago, quickly establ...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Prosecutor: Mom and daughter strangled pregnant Chicago teen 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....
13:16, 05/17/2019

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...
13:00, 05/29/2019

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....
15:00, 05/19/2019

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching...
09:16, 05/22/2019

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...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Undercover agent to testify in Chicago terrorism sentencing A sentencing hearing in a Chicago terrorism case is resuming with an undercover agent testifying with his identity hidden because prosecutors say he will be in danger if his face is revealed....
06:32, 04/30/2019

Chicago is preparing for a Gold Cup final that’ll feature USA vs. Mexico NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half, and the United States beat Jamaica 3-1 on Wednesday night for a berth against Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Weston McKennie also scored for the Americans, who f...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Chicago waitress placed on leave after Eric Trump said she spit on him A Chicago bar has placed one of its waitresses on leave after Eric Trump, the younger son of President Donald Trump, said the woman spit on him, the business said on Wednesday....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Eric Trump Says He Was Spit on at a Chicago Cocktail Lounge (CHICAGO) — President Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump said the U.S. Secret Service took an employee of a Chicago cocktail lounge into custody after she spit on him. Eric Trump told Breitbart News in a telephone interview that it was “...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Chicago, swing in to Spider-Man: Far From Home early and for free Hope you’re caught up on your Avengers movies, because Spider-Man: Far From Home, the latest in the ongoing adventures of everyone’s favorite radioactive teenage nerd, picks up where Avengers: Endgame left off. In the film, Peter Parker (Tom Holland)...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Ex-Chicago Council member gets year in prison for corruption CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago City Council member has been sentenced to a year and one day prison after pleading guilty to corruption charges. U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso sentenced 66-year-old Alderman Willie Cochran on Monday, saying he is pa...
11:16, 06/24/2019

The Murder Capital for Black Folks? Hint: It’s Not Chicago It may come as a surprise to many that the most murderous place for black folks in the U.S. isn’t the big urban centers of New York, Los Angeles, or even oft-maligned Chicago....
22:32, 08/12/2019

Iconic Chicago ‘Bean’ sculpture vandalized, 7 arrested Seven people were busted for allegedly vandalizing Chicago’s iconic “The Bean” sculpture and a wall honoring cancer survivors, police said. The vandalism was reported shortly before midnight Monday when spray paint was discovered on...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Three workers missing after Chicago-area plant explosion Three workers were missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb that injured four other employees, a fire official said....
15:48, 05/04/2019

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...
20:16, 06/02/2019

Another violent Chicago weekend leaves 5 dead, nearly 50 injured Five people have been killed by gunfire and nearly 50 have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting incidents in Chicago, Ill. over the weekend, police said....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — 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. Attorneys gave opening statements Tuesday in Ernesto Godinez’s...
18:16, 06/11/2019

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....
13:48, 06/14/2019

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...
01:00, 06/05/2019

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...
18:16, 06/05/2019

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....
19:32, 06/05/2019

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....
17:32, 05/06/2019

Chicago's democratic socialists promise change as they take office Democratic socialists now make up more than 10% of Chicago’s city council, potentially wielding considerable influenceOn a recent sunny evening, residents of Chicago’s 33rd ward packed a small office on the city’s north-west side to meet their new al...
05:00, 06/29/2019

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....
12:48, 06/03/2019

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

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 ...
11:48, 06/03/2019

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your san...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Alligator on the loose: Chicago searches for roaming reptile Authorities, aided by a volunteer named Alligator Bob, are trying to trap the animal spotted swimming in a city lagoonAll eyes in Chicago on Wednesday were on a man named Alligator Bob, who was paddling around a lagoon in the city searching for – wel...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta Golf notes: Tiger shows up at Medinah feeling better, Rory reliving moments at Medinah that go beyond golf        ...
07:32, 08/14/2019

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....
23:16, 06/07/2019

3 charged in connection to slaying of pregnant Chicago teen 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...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Real Salt Lake, Chicago Fire play to 1-1 tie BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on a penalty kick in the 33rd minute to help Real Salt Lake tie the Chicago Fire 1-1 on Saturday night. The free kick was set up when Mohammed Adams was called for a hand ball in the penalty area. Rusnak h...
00:16, 06/23/2019

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...
14:00, 06/09/2019

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

White Sox vs. Tigers: Ivan Nova will be super for Chicago A new Quinnipiac poll shows Joe Biden still in charge, with 32 percent of Democrats supporting him. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are running 2-3-4 behind Fossil Fuel Joe. Bill de Blasio, running last, at 1 percent, will be on Se...
09:48, 08/07/2019

R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
17:48, 07/14/2019

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...
12:32, 05/20/2019

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...
06:16, 05/21/2019

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...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
19:32, 07/16/2019

Chicago alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ has finally been caught Chance the Snapper has finally been snagged. The wayward alligator that became a celebrity in Chicago after being spotted in one of the city’s busiest parks was finally caught Tuesday morning, police told the Chicago Sun-Times. It was not immed...
08:00, 07/16/2019

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....
22:32, 05/05/2019

3 stabbed, 16 injured during fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier Three people were stabbed and at least 16 others were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following Fourth of July fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier, police said....
06:32, 07/05/2019

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...
13:00, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Thunderstorms end Chicago Pride Parade early NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on parades and marches throughout the country celebrating Pride (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Chicago police say the remainder of the city’s Pride Parade has been canceled as thunderstorms roll through the area. The de...
13:48, 06/30/2019

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...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Don't be a candy-ass, Chicago—see Hobbs & Shaw early and for free Hey Chicago, wanna go for a ride with two extremely jacked, quippy bald men? There will be automatic weaponry! And flamethrowers! And skydiving! And haka dancing! Helen Mirren will be there! So will Idris Elba! And, most importantly, a whole bunch of...
12:32, 07/23/2019

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....
11:32, 05/01/2019

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...
08:16, 06/05/2019

Chicago thieves steal mannequins wearing designer clothes Three thieves smashed the display window of a high-end Chicago department store early Wednesday and made off with three mannequins wearing designer clothes, authorities said....
18:16, 07/24/2019

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......
14:00, 05/24/2019

59 people shot across Chicago this past weekend, 7 fatally: cops Fifty-nine people got shot across the city of Chicago this past weekend — seven fatally, according to police officials. That’s more than the Dayton and El Paso shootings, respectively. “It’s got to stop,” said Keith Flowers, f...
20:48, 08/05/2019

Chicago White Sox prospect's autographed baseball card sells for more than $50G Chicago White Sox prospect Luis Robert has yet to play a single game in the major leagues but a signed baseball card of his recently garnered thousands of dollars at an auction....
13:32, 08/13/2019

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...
18:32, 06/06/2019

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 ...
15:32, 05/15/2019

Chicago police seek suspect in arson attempt at synagogue CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are stepping up patrols at synagogues as well as Jewish schools and businesses after an attempted arson at a synagogue and vandalism near others. Police say they’re seeking to identify a person seen on surveillance...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Chicago still faces segregation 100 years after ‘Red Summer’ race riots The terror of the 'Red Summer' race riots 100 years ago still reverberates in a city that continues to grapple with segregation, housing discrimination and deep tension between residents and police....
14:16, 07/24/2019

Crews search Chicago lagoon after possible alligator sighting reported CHICAGO (WMAQ) – Crews were seen searching a Chicago lagoon Tuesday after police said they received reports of a possible alligator in the water. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi wrote in a tweet Tuesday evening that the Chicago Polic...
17:48, 07/09/2019

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported....
18:48, 06/20/2019

White Sox Include Emmett Till On List Of Celebrities From Chicago During a break in action at the White Sox-Twins game on Saturday, a graphic appeared on the park’s big screen with the intention of informing the crowd of some famous individuals that were born in Chicago. It included people like Wheel of Fortune hos...
10:00, 06/30/2019

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....
13:00, 04/28/2019

Ford to upgrade Chicago plant for SUVs, hire 450 workers Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for police use, creating 450 jobs....
16:00, 07/22/2019

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....
23:32, 05/20/2019

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member....
17:16, 06/17/2019

Cubs vs. Giants: Playing at Wrigley makes Chicago the play Enough! Jill Biden wants Democrats to stand behind the best man for the job. “This is about winning back the Oval Office. Maybe you have to swallow a little bit and say ‘OK, I personally like so and so better.’ But your bottom line has to be that we ...
09:00, 08/22/2019

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...
14:48, 06/14/2019

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...
07:48, 05/07/2019

3 charged after newborn left atop trash can in Chicago alley 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....
04:00, 05/10/2019

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wou...
23:32, 07/14/2019

Horrifying mix-up sees wrong man taken off life support at Chicago hospital A Chicago hospital and police misidentified a badly beaten and unconscious patient -- then let a family who mistakenly thought he was their relative take him off life support, a new lawsuit charges....
15:00, 07/04/2019

Special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett case in Chicago A Chicago judge on Friday ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett's discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate crime, setting up the possibility he could be criminally charged a second time, a police spok...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Chicago's favorite alligator, Chance The Snapper, is alive, well, and so very small Chance The Snapper, Chicago’s favorite carnivorous reptile, has been found. After spending about a week swimming around the Humboldt Park Lagoon, evading all efforts to catch him, the alligator’s Ferris Buellerian time off from the daily grind was br...
10:16, 07/16/2019

Bond set for off-duty Chicago officer charged in fatal crash CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old Chicago police officer has been charged with reckless homicide and other crimes after authorities say he crashed his personal car into a restaurant while off duty. Investigators say Terrance Finley’s car jumped a cu...
14:16, 06/11/2019

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...
15:00, 06/01/2019

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...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Chicago Bulls, coach Jim Boylen agree to contract extension CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls and coach Jim Boylen have agreed to a contract extension. Executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson said at the end of the season that Boylen would likely get an extension. The Bulls made it offici...
14:32, 05/03/2019

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...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Chicago panel clears 2 white police in black man’s death CHICAGO (AP) — A review board has cleared two white Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of an African American man that led to racially charged demonstrations. Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability said in a statement Tue...
13:16, 06/19/2019

YouTube star to be sentenced in Chicago in child porn case CHICAGO (AP) — A former YouTube star with a large teenage following is scheduled to be sentenced in Chicago federal court for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos. Prosecutors are seeking an 11-year prison sentence ...
05:32, 05/03/2019

An artist’s journey from a Chicago steam room to a Brooklyn studio At 23, Rashid Johnson was getting inspiration in a steam room with Jesse Jackson. Now, at 42, he’s a vital voice on black cultural identity in his own space....
11:32, 07/03/2019

Lululemon just opened a sprawling, 20,000-square-foot store in Chicago — here's what it looks like Lululemon on Thursday morning is opening its biggest store ever, in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. You can do a lot more than just shop there....
06:16, 07/11/2019

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....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Man ordered held in slaying of Chicago club security guard CHICAGO (AP) — A second man charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a security guard at a popular Chicago nightclub has been ordered held without bond. Jon Elliot Poole is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Sound Bar securit...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Chicago Police Release More Than 1,000 Files From the Jussie Smollett Probe CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police on Monday released more than 1,000 files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett’s claim he was attacked by two men, including video footage that for the first time shows the “Empire” actor wi...
08:00, 06/25/2019

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that th...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Deportee from Romania escapes from ICE agents at Chicago airport: reports An illegal immigrant captured in Texas and being deported back to his native Romania escaped from the custody of ICE agents earlier this month, according to reports....
02:32, 06/26/2019

Eric Trump says Chicago restaurant employee spit on him: report Eric Trump said in an interview that he was spat on by a worker at a Chicago restaurant on Tuesday night in an incident he called a “disgusting act.”...
02:16, 06/26/2019

Brewers rally past Chicago 3-2, drop Cubs out of 1st place Ben Gamel hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat Chicago 3-2 Friday and knock the Cubs out of first place       ...
23:00, 07/26/2019

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 ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

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.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Chicago police confirm an alligator is living in a city park An alligator swimming in the water at Humboldt Park Lagoon. Photo courtesy of Ren’s View Photography. CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have confirmed the social media buzz: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most...
02:32, 07/10/2019

Chicago spent almost $34G to catch alligator living in city park The alligator that became a national media sensation after it was spotted in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon proved to be an expensive pest for the city....
21:48, 08/01/2019

Chicago park shut down for search of alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ He’s a ‘gator on the lam. Chicago officials hoping to catch a wayward alligator dubbed “Chance the Snapper” have shut down a lagoon and neighboring roads after a fruitless week-long search for the croc. Animal control have bee...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Good-hearted, foul-mouthed Chicago guy rescues a coyote pup While this summer has created a strong, unlikely connection between the city of Chicago and a surprisingly adorable, lagoon-dwelling alligator, the final weeks of the season have added a new animal—and the human who filmed it—to the mix. While the ma...
08:32, 08/16/2019

O’s snap four-game skid but settle for doubleheader split in Chicago Orioles rally for a 5-4 win over White Sox in Game 1, but Yander Alonso delivers a two-out, two -run single in the ninth to propel Chicago to a 7-6 win in Game 2....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 7 dead, dozens injured CHICAGO (AP) — A surge of weekend violence in Chicago that left seven people dead and more than 40 injured prompted the police department to dispatch dozens more officers to the street and forced one overwhelmed hospital emergency room to stop accept...
00:16, 08/06/2019

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...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Man arrested after gunfire at Chicago hospital for military veterans, cops say A suspect is in custody after shots were fired outside a 200-bed hospital on Chicago’s West Side that provides care to about 62,000 military veterans, authorities said....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Chicago Cubs acquire pitcher Derek Holland from SF Giants The Chicago Cubs are acquiring left-handed pitcher Derek Holland for cash considerations in a trade with the San Francisco Giants, the teams announced Friday....
07:48, 07/28/2019

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
12:00, 07/04/2019

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.        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial tension in the United States' third-largest city....
00:48, 07/19/2019

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. ...
18:32, 05/30/2019

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....
15:48, 05/15/2019

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....
12:16, 05/20/2019

Chicago White Sox to extend protective netting to foul poles at ballpark The Chicago White Sox on Tuesday announced their plan to extend protective netting to the foul poles at Guarantee Rate Field in wake of a foul ball that struck a child in the stands in Houston last month....
05:48, 06/19/2019

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.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Explosion in East Chicago injures 3 at chemical tank cleaning business An official says an explosion at a chemical tank cleaning business in northwestern Indiana injured three workers.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Review: Deep Dish Pizzas At UNO Chicago Bar & Grill Are Sure To Make You Crave For More Boasting of freshest ingredients and artisanal craft quality of food and beverages, the restaurant claims to have invented deep dish pizzas, which also happen to be one of the most iconic dishes on......
01:48, 08/09/2019

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....
04:16, 05/02/2019

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...
14:00, 05/23/2019

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......
16:48, 05/30/2019

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
17:32, 07/18/2019

'It's totally unfair': Chicago, where the rich live 30 years longer than the poor In rich white Streeterville, Chicagoans can expect to live to 90. In poor black Englewood, it’s just 60 – the most divergent of any US city Walking down 69th Street in Englewood, Chicago, near where she grew up, Michelle Rashad gestures to a rundown ...
06:00, 06/23/2019

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.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

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....
15:48, 05/20/2019

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
13:48, 07/22/2019

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. ...
08:32, 05/08/2019

High taxes, fees make Chicago casino 'not financially feasible' A high tax and fee structure mandated by an Illinois law for Chicago's first casino would make the project "generally not financially feasible" regardless of where it was located, according to an analysis released on Tuesday by the state's gaming boa...
14:00, 08/13/2019

Cubs vs. Reds: Cole Hamels will help Chicago buck road woes Was it just me or were there more moderators than candidates at the debates? NBC unnecessarily paraded its on-air talent. Next round will feature Seth Meyers, Al Roker, Doc Emrick, Johnny Weir and Cris Collinsworth. Rocky Road. Playing the first-plac...
18:32, 06/28/2019

Chicago's Mount Sinai goes on bypass after shootings, accidents overwhelm hospital Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago was forced to temporarily close its doors to new patients over the weekend after shootings and accidents throughout the Illinois city overwhelmed emergency medical officials....
18:48, 08/05/2019

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...
11:00, 05/24/2019

An Alligator Captivates Chicago from Deep Inside a West Side Lagoon Chicago is hardly alligator country, which makes the spotting of a four-feet-long creature in a city park all the more fascinating to residents. “Chance the Snapper,” they named him....
18:32, 07/11/2019

Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week....
11:48, 07/16/2019

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...
01:32, 06/15/2019

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....
13:00, 04/28/2019

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....
04:32, 05/05/2019

Chicago mayor caught on mic calling police union official a ‘clown’ A hot-mic moment landed Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot in hot water when she was heard calling a Fraternal Order of Police official a “clown.” The official, Patrick Murray, was speaking during the prelude of a City Council meeting Wednesday when the ma...
07:00, 07/25/2019

R. Kelly arrested on child pornography, other federal charges in Chicago, report says R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on federal sex crime charges in Chicago and is expected to be brought to New York, a report said....
22:16, 07/11/2019

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...
00:00, 05/11/2019

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 ...
23:32, 05/06/2019

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago, reportedly on federal sex-crime charges Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who already faces state sexual assault charges, has been arrested in Chicago on federal charges after having been indicted there and in Brooklyn, New York, a law enforcement source said on Friday....
06:16, 07/12/2019

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...
05:32, 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....
11:32, 05/29/2019

Chicago man charged with making death threats against women's health clinic Police arrested a Chicago man who allegedly made threats on online to "slaughter and murder" people at a women's reproductive clinic, federal prosecutors said....
01:48, 08/20/2019

Chicago West and True Thompson Hands Deep in Snacks Is Honestly All of Us Too cute! Chicago West and True Thompson had an adorable photo shoot during their recent trip to the Bahamas with their moms, Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian. On Monday, the Keeping......
20:48, 08/19/2019

Ex-Oxford University employee pleads guilty to stabbing murder in Chicago A former Oxford University employee has pleaded guilty to stabbing a hair stylist in Chicago in a killing which prosecutors say was driven by a sexual fantasy....
04:48, 07/26/2019

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
23:48, 07/11/2019

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.        ...
22:16, 05/08/2019

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.        ...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Chicago police offering $10,000 reward for information on suspect who shot officer Chicago police provided the public with an update on the search for a shooter who critically wounded an officer early Wednesday morning. They're offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction....
08:00, 06/27/2019

'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti, 7 arrested Seven people were arrested after an iconic Chicago tourist destination was defaced with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree early Tuesday, according to police....
12:48, 07/02/2019

Triple-digit temperatures could bring blackouts in New York City, DC and Chicago An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including major metropolitan areas, experts say.        ...
21:32, 07/16/2019

Chicago 6-month-old on life support after cops say mom slammed him into furniture: report A 6-month-old Illinois boy is on life support Monday after his mother allegedly slammed him into furniture in their suburban Chicago home Friday, leaving him unconscious before eventually asking a neighbor to call for help, police said....
01:00, 06/25/2019

Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save lives. To be able to accomplish that, the university had to share patient data with G...
08:00, 06/27/2019

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....
21:16, 06/02/2019

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....
04:00, 05/04/2019

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....
15:48, 05/30/2019

Chicago Teachers Union group under fire for crowdfunding trip to socialist Venezuela A group of members from the Chicago Teachers Union has come under fire for crowdfunding a summer trip to Venezuela where they praised the socialist country and its leadership while denouncing socioeconomic conditions in The Windy City, according to a...
22:48, 08/19/2019

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...
02:00, 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....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Four Chicago cops fired for cover-up of officer’s fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald Four Chicago cops accused of covering up a white officer’s fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald in 2014 have been fired by the city’s police force. McDonald’s killing, which was captured on police video camera, sparked months of protests and ...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Multiple injuries in Chicago resulted when guard mistood July 4 fireworks for gunfire Out in force, intending to prevent the gun violence that plagues Chicago, police officers were confronted with a different problem during the July 4 festivities.  ...
15:16, 07/05/2019

Video footage of Jussie Smollett with rope around his neck released by Chicago Police Chicago police released hundreds of files and nearly 70 hours of video footage on Monday from the investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim back in January that he was attacked by two men -- a claim that police later characterized as a hoax....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Chicago prosecutors charge R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving one victim CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago prosecutors charge R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving one victim....
14:00, 05/30/2019

Chicago police release video of Jussie Smollett immediately after alleged attack Just a few days ago, a judge in Illinois appointed a special prosecutor to re-investigate the Jussie Smollett case—in which the Empire actor claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack that Chicago police now say was staged. Now, as p...
21:48, 06/24/2019

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.        ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

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....
23:00, 05/06/2019

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.        ...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon loses cool during game against Pittsburgh Pirates Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon had enough with the Pittsburgh Pirates throwing inside to All-Star shortstop Javy Baez during a game Thursday and jetted out of the dugout screaming at the home plate umpire and opposing manager....
09:00, 07/05/2019

Opinion: Tiger Woods' golf season may end in Chicago, but it really ended at Augusta Since his incredible run to a fifth Masters title in April, Tiger Woods has appeared somewhere between physically spent and emotionally uninterested.        ...
17:16, 08/08/2019

Chicago Bears' Cordarrelle Patterson has interesting thoughts on being a Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is coming into the new season about five months removed from winning his first Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots....
11:16, 07/17/2019

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

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....
20:16, 05/03/2019

Watch: Braves, Cubs clear benches after Chicago's Contreras celebrates home run The Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs left their dugouts after Braves catcher Tyler Flowers took exception to Chicago catcher Wilson Contreras' behavior after a home run....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Protective layer on The Ledge at Chicago's Willis Tower cracks as visitors stand on it A trip to the top of the tallest building in Chicago turned into an even more harrowing experience in the sky for some visitors on Monday when a protective coating on the glass-floored balcony began to crack beneath their feet....
11:32, 06/12/2019

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...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Two charged with felonies after 'The Bean' in Chicago's Millennium Park vandalized with gang graffiti Two of the seven people arrested for allegedly defacing an iconic Chicago tourist attraction with gang graffiti as part of a vandalization spree were charged with felonies, police said Thursday....
10:00, 07/04/2019

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....
19:16, 06/18/2019

Community torn over children smashing ICE agent piñata at Chicago block party A community in East Chicago was left divided earlier this month after children at a block party took turns smashing a piñata made to resemble an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer....
18:16, 07/24/2019

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...
07:00, 05/27/2019

Three stabbed, more than a dozen injured at Navy Pier after Chicago fireworks show, police say The incident occurred during a fight that followed the Fourth of July display, which draws thousands of people to the Lake Michigan shoreline each year.        ...
00:32, 07/05/2019

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....
11:48, 05/27/2019

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....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Chicago Cubs acquire David Phelps in trade with Toronto Blue Jays The Toronto Blue Jays traded right-handed relief pitcher David Phelps and cash considerations to the Chicago Cubs for minor league pitcher Thomas Hatch....
21:16, 07/30/2019

Former Chicago reporter Russ Ewing dies after 30 years of helping crime suspects Ewing served as the buffer between homicide suspects and police. More than 100 suspects contacted him during his nearly 30-year career in Chicago television....
08:48, 06/27/2019

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’...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Man Gets Taken Off Life Support by Wrong Family After Chicago Cops Misidentify Him, Lawsuit Charges One Chicago family was needlessly put through the ordeal of having to make a life-or-death decision about a loved one, while a second family was robbed of the chance to bid farewell to theirs after a Chicago police mixup, a lawsuit filed by both fami...
21:34, 07/05/2019

'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....
17:00, 05/01/2019

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....
12:16, 06/17/2019