Monday, January 25, 2021
Pantaleo filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the department alleging that decision to terminate him was "arbitrary and capricious," according to his lawyer. By Doha Madani, NBC News The former New York police officer who was fired in August for using a chokehold during Eric Garner's deadly arrest five years ago is...
Dedicated, temporary bus lanes on essential bus corridors will improve bus reliability and make social distancing easier for CTA customers Mayor Lori Lightfoot recently announced that the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) are launching Pop-Up Essential Bus Lanes as part of a pilot on...
By J. Coyden Palmer The NFL announced on November 17 that for the first time in league history, one of its games will feature an all African American officiating crew for the game on November 23 between the visiting Los Angeles Rams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jerome Boger will...
ABC7 The City of Chicago will ramp up normal enforcement of certain vehicle violations that were temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Ticket enforcement will resume citywide for street sweeping on July 1, while booting will commence July 6. City sticker and Residential Parking Permit violations will be enforced starting July...
By Erin Donaghue, CBS News A Georgia grand jury has indicted three men in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man who was pursued and shot dead as he jogged through a Brunswick neighborhood in February. Cobb District Attorney Joyette Holmes announced the nine-count indictment Wednesday. The indictment charges...
By Kelly Yamanouchi, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A day after the grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 planes, about 20 flights have been canceled at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, according to airport and flight tracking data. The roughly 20 cancellations amount to less than 1 percent of close to 2,500 flights a...
Dallas Police Chief U. Reneé Hall said on Sunday the department did not have a suspect or motive in Brown's death. By Cassandra Jaramillo, The Dallas Morning News The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund called for an independent investigation of the shooting death of Joshua Brown, who was a witness...
Austin coronavirus testing site seeks to increase accessibility By Jesse Kirsch, ABC7 News Illinois officials announced 10,009 new COVID-19 cases and 42 additional deaths Sunday. The death toll in Illinois has crossed 10,000, with a total of 10,196 deaths, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported. The total number of cases has...
The famed African American writer wrote "Beloved" and "Song of Solomon" among other acclaimed works. By Minyvonne Burke and David K. Li, NBC News Internationally acclaimed author Toni Morrison, whose prose spoke to the pain and resiliency of the African American experience, has died, her family and publisher announced on Tuesday. She died...
Appropriation is part of recently-passed ‘Rebuild Illinois’ capital plan By Jerry Nowicki Capitol News Illinois Jnowicki@Capitolnewsillinois.com Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the release of funding for a Chicago State University nursing simulation laboratory at a news conference on the university’s campus Wednesday. “That state-of-the-art facility will train thousands of students for jobs in one...