Coronavirus Chicago: Saliva tests return results in about 72 hours after lab receives them, Jewel says By ABC7 News Osco Drug is now offering at-home COVID-19 test kits at select stores in the Chicago area. The saliva tests, in partnership with Phosphorus Diagnostics, typically return results in 72 hours or less from...
Brandon Higgs, who was active in private neo-Nazi chat groups, said “Go back to Africa!” before the shooting in a Baltimore suburb. By Christopher Mathias, Huff Post A Maryland judge on Wednesday sentenced white supremacist Brandon Higgs to four decades behind bars for charges related to the 2018 shooting and wounding...
By Joe Gyan Jr., The Advocate A Baton Rouge police officer who tased Alton Sterling and helped wrestle him to the ground, but did not fire his gun during the fatal 2016 encounter, is no longer a defendant in the Sterling family's wrongful death lawsuit. State District Judge William Morvant dismissed...
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...