Facebook users in Illinois can now apply to collect from a settlement stemming from a class action lawsuit. Claims must be filed by TODAY, November 23, 2020. The lawsuit was filed over Facebook's collection and storing of biometric data of Illinois users without proper consent. As part of the $650 million...
By Naveen Dhaliwal, ABC7 News New York A man who spent a quarter century in prison after being wrongly convicted of murder was freed on Thursday. Jaythan Kendrick had been waiting 25 years for his murder conviction to be vacated. Moments after that decision, Kendrick walked out of the courthouse a free...
A suit filed in federal court by 60 people blames the cops for abuses incurred while they protested police violence. By BET A federal lawsuit charges that Chicago police officers violated the civil rights of multiple Black Lives Matter protesters this summer during demonstrations in reaction to the police shooting deaths...
The case in Jacksonville, Florida, was eerily reminiscent of the police shooting that killed Breonna Taylor. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne A Black woman in Florida is fighting to clear her name after she shot a police officer she suspected to be an intruder after he didn’t immediately identify himself while...
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN Bobby Brown Jr., the son of singer Bobby Brown, was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Wednesday, authorities confirmed to CNN. Brown Jr., the half brother of Bobbi Kristina Brown who died in 2015, was 28. Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a...
The family of Sincere Pierce, 18, and A.J. Crooms, 16, have reportedly not been given much information about the shooting. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne The Florida police officers who killed two Black teenagers in a hail of bullets shot at the car they were driving in last week are defending...
By Joseph Phillips, Sports Editor The Chicago Crusader Newspaper Known for his high-flying dunks, deep three-pointers and humble personality, the Chicago Bulls drafted Pat Williams with the fourth pick of the 2020 NBA Draft. The Bulls took Williams fourth overall on Wednesday night, November 18, as the Florida State University product looks to...
All of Illinois moves into Tier 3 Mitigation Friday at 12:01 a.m. By Craig Wall, Eric Horng and ABC 7 Chicago Digital Team Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced new COVID-19 restrictions as public health officials reported 12,601 new COVID-19 confirmed and probable cases, and 97 deaths Monday. The total number of cases...
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart understands a Thanksgiving dinner may be hard to achieve this year. So, the company has teamed up with Ibotta, a technology company, to save customers money and give away free Thanksgiving dinners. The following food items can be redeemed as 100% cash back...
Experts point to Florida, Missouri, Georgia as models for officer licensing By Raymon Troncoso Capitol News Illinois Report For America rtroncoso@capitolnewsillinois.com Lawmakers, in tandem with Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, are looking to bolster the state’s system of certifying and decertifying law enforcement professionals. At a joint hearing of the state Senate Criminal Justice Committee...