San Diego Police Department
By Antonio Planas, NBC News San Diego police said they have launched an internal investigation after two of their officers were recorded on video repeatedly punching a man during an arrest this week. The witness who recorded the incident Wednesday said she recognized the man being hit in the head and legs...
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CBS 2 Chicago Hefty unemployment checks are being blamed for some people not wanting to return to work, leaving many businesses desperate to find help. Now some owners say they have a solution and are calling on the City of Chicago to give people $1,000 each to return to their jobs. “I...
parking tickets
By Julian Crews, WGN If you get a parking ticket in Chicago, you may have to pay a lot more than expected — that’s because a judge says the city has the power to raise the fines. A lawyer suing Chicago on behalf of a group of motorists is crying foul. Attorney...
WGN Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan Friday, May 14. The Bridge Phase is the final step before the full reopening of Phase 5. Under Bridge Phase, there are expanded capacity limits for...
All Black Starting Forward Line
By Vanessa Etienne, People NHL history has been made in Tampa Bay. On Monday night, Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper started three Black forwards during their final regular-season game against the Florida Panthers. Daniel Walcott, Mathieu Joseph and Gemel Smith kicked off the game together at the center and...
By Ry Crist, CNET The ongoing pandemic has made the importance of a dependable broadband connection at home abundantly clear, but connections like that aren't always easy for Americans to afford. Now, the Federal Communications Commission wants to help with a new subsidy program called the Emergency Broadband Benefit. Those...
WGN 9 Three U.S. Army soldiers have been charged in federal court for allegedly supplying guns used in recent Chicago shootings and homicides. Demarcus Adams, 21, Jarius Brunson, 22, and Brandon Miller, 22, all enlisted members of the U.S. Army and stationed at the Fort Campbell, were arrested Tuesday morning for...
Phone bank with Pappas and Chatman of ABC 7 Chicago, Black and Latino Houses Matter
By Samantha Chatman, ABC 7 Chicago A phone bank aimed at helping Cook County homeowners is happening Wednesday after a huge response earlier this year. In March, the Cook County Treasurer's Office gave back more than $12.5 million in exemptions and refunds and Wednesday, they're hoping to give back more money. The...
Erica Gibson
WGN No charges will be filed against a juvenile involved in the death of 12-year-old Erica Gibson due to “access to an unsecured gun.” Gibson was shot Saturday night in the Carriage Hills subdivision at around 10 p.m. She was pronounced dead a short time later. In a press release Tuesday afternoon,...
Mayor London Breed
By Biba Adams, TheGrio The city of San Francisco has announced a plan to redirect $3.75 million from its police budget to Black-owned businesses. Mayor London Breed made the announcement in a statement Wednesday, May 5 saying, “Across this country, and in our city, we’ve seen how the Black community’s economic...