By Sarah Moon, CNN An independent autopsy commissioned by the family of 29-year-old Black man Dijon Kizzee found that he was struck 15 times by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies last month, attorneys for the family said Tuesday. Seven of the shots fired by deputies struck Kizzee on his back...
By Kevin Patra, NFL Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers, one of the most electrifying players in NFL history, died Wednesday. He was 77. Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker announced Sayers' death. No cause was provided. "All those who love the game of football mourn the...
History has shown these kinds of police directives don't always end in complete disappointment. By NewsOne A directive from the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) to its employees has declared a state of emergency within the force “in anticipation of Attorney General Daniel Cameron‘s announcement in the Breonna Taylor case.” The...
By John Bowden, The Hill Foot Locker is partnering with Rock The Vote to provide voter registration services to Americans shopping in any of its stores across the country beginning this week. A press release from the company on Thursday stated that an initiative coinciding with National Voter Registration Day on Sept....
Hollingsworth says on Facebook ride was #KidsLivesMatter protest By Jessica D'Onofrio and ABC 7 Digital Team Chicago's so-called Dreadhead Cowboy Adam Hollingsworth is in police custody after police said he rode his horse on the Dan Ryan Expressway during the evening rush. Hollingsworth is facing several charges including reckless conduct, disobeying a...
The musician died after a fight with 'health challenges' By Nate Day, Fox News The news of her passing was shared on the group's official Facebook page, alongside a black-and-white headshot of the star beaming. "In loving memory, we are saddened to announce the passing of our sister, Pamela Rose Hutchinson, on...
By ABC7 News A group of Chicago musicians came together Saturday to organize a peace walk on the South Side. Rappers G Herbo, Vic Mensa, Joey Purp and Chance the Rapper were among the organizers for the event. The group said they wanted to do something positive for the community to...
By Nina Totenberg Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, died Friday. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas. The court, in a statement, said Ginsburg died at her home...
CARES Act, Chicago Funders Together to End Homelessness provide money By ABC 7 News Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces a major investment Friday in a program to help people who are homeless. It's $35 million to connect those individuals with rental subsidies and units. The city is asking landlords to open up empty...
By Crystal Hill, Yahoo News A Texas police officer was indicted this week in the death of a Black woman who was killed outside her apartment more than a year ago, an incident that drew national attention and left the victim’s family demanding answers. A Harris County grand jury returned an...