Tuesday, January 26, 2021
By Chuck Goudie and Barb Markoff, Christine Tressel and Ross Weidner, ABC7 News One group of Americans is having no difficulty getting the COVID-19 vaccine: federal prison inmates. In Illinois, state and county prisoners won't be far behind. It might be tempting to say that crime pays as authorities are vaccinating federal...
By WLKY Digital Team Another petition for impeachment has been filed against a prominent Kentucky politician -- this time, it's for Attorney General Daniel Cameron. The petition was filed by three grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor case, the ones who spoke out about the case and how it was handled...
The baseball hero overcame defining odds as one of the most prolific athletes over the last century. By Charise Frazier, NewsOne Major League Baseball hero Hank Aaron died on Friday at the age of 86. The Hall of Famer shattered barriers and records, becoming one of the most prolific baseball players in...
WGN A fourth suspect has been charged in connection with the death of retired Chicago firefighter Dwain Williams. Jaylen Saulsberry, 19, of Chicago Heights, was arrested in Pennsylvania and subsequently charged with first-degree murder, police said. He was taken into custody by CPD at O’Hare on Tuesday. Retired CFD Lt. Dwain Williams,...
By Caroline Kelly, CNN President Joe Biden on Wednesday issued an executive order to dissolve the 1776 commission, a panel stood up by President Donald Trump as a rebuttal to schools applying a more accurate history curriculum around slavery in the US, Biden's transition team announced Wednesday. The commission had been formed...
The suspects are considered armed and dangerous, police say By Jessica D'Onofrio, ABC7 News Chicago police have released new video Thursday showing people they say are involved in a string of carjackings and armed robberies as police try to keep up with the recent surge in carjackings. More than 120 carjackings have...
CBS News Amanda Gorman has written poems for historic occasions. Now she has made history herself. Gorman, 22, became the youngest known inaugural poet when she performed at the 59th Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday. She delivered her original composition, "The Hill We Climb," at the Capitol in front of President-elect Joe Biden,...
Kamala Harris is the first woman and the first woman of color to serve as vice president. Democrats will take control of both chambers of Congress. By New York Times Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, taking office at a...
By Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press On his way out of the White House door, President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, freeing him 20 years early for public corruption crimes he was convicted of in 2013, according to the White House. Trump — who like Kilpatrick left office in...
By Maegan Vazquez, CNN A commission stood up by President Donald Trump as a rebuttal to schools applying a more accurate history curriculum around slavery in the US issued its inflammatory report on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trump announced that he was establishing the commission last fall, following a slew of Black Lives Matter...