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Walter White look-alike sought for meth charges in Illinois

GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – Followers of the Galesburg Police Facebook page have been doing double takes since the booking photo of a wanted Galesburg man was posted last week. “Wow, ...

Walter White look-alike sought for meth charges in Illinois

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Meth user’s mugshot is spitting image of ‘Breaking Bad’s’ Walter White This mugshot has “Breaking Bad” fans doing a double take. Police in Illinois put out a poster of a fugitive who looks almost identical to the TV show’s lead character, Walter White — and who was busted for possession of meth, just like his TV lookalike, according to KWQC. Todd W. B...
02:17, 09/11/2019

Illinois police seek Walter White look-alike on probation violation Police in Illinois are looking for a man who bears a startling resemblance to “Breaking Bad” protagonist Walter White — and is wanted for a probation violation related to methamphetamine possession, according to a local report....
00:17, 09/11/2019

Kyle Chrisley meth possession charges dropped "Chrisley Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley's son, Kyle, was is off the hook for an arrest in Oklahoma — but only because he may be in much bigger trouble elsewhere....
18:34, 06/10/2019

'My mother-in-law called me Walter White': how magic mushrooms rescued me from grief After our daughter’s death I was overwhelmed by pain and anxiety. Microdosing home-grown mushrooms helped me copeIt was spring when my wife’s waters broke, three months early. We rushed to hospital, terrified. If our daughter arrived now, she might not survive. If she did, she would probably be plag...
14:00, 07/13/2019

Reggie Perrin or Walter White: what does a 21st-century midlife crisis look like? For years, the midlife crisis has been no more than a sitcom joke. But now some experts are insisting that’s because we don’t understand how it has changedI was sitting gingerly on the bonnet of a classic Mercedes when I thought: “Hang on a minute. I know why I have been asked to write about this ac...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Trump in the White House is a national security nightmare – and Mueller knows it | Walter Shapiro Mueller is at his core a moralist and a patriot – and the House intelligence committee knew it as they lured him out of his heavily guarded Fortress of His Own RectitudeA word of belated advice for dejected House Democrats: believe Robert Mueller next time he tells you in advance that he would be a ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Delay in Huawei Ban Is Sought by White House Budget Office The acting director of the Office of Management and Budget said the order could burden companies that work with Huawei but also do business with the U.S. government....
04:17, 06/10/2019

Steve Bannon sought alliance with FBI in 2017 White House meeting Bannon, then Trump’s closest adviser, told FBI officials to put their past differences with the White House ‘behind them’Steve Bannon urged two senior FBI officials to put their differences with the White House “behind them” at a meeting in 2017, on the day after Donald Trump asked James Comey, the ...
10:51, 05/14/2019

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump administration’s National Security Council has sought help from advisors of a conservative thinktank to challenge the reality of a human-induced clima...
17:51, 06/14/2019

White House Sought Ways to Block Undocumented Immigrant Children From Attending Public Schools Some top aides to President Donald Trump sought for months for a way to give states the power to block undocumented immigrant children from enrolling in public schools — all part of the administration’s efforts to stem illegal crossings at the southern U.S. border. Trump senior adviser S...
05:17, 08/19/2019

Charges dismissed against alleged white supremacists LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed charges against three alleged members of a white supremacist group accused of inciting violence at California political rallies last year. Judge Cormac J. Carney said Monday that the charges were brought under a rarely used law that unconstitutionally...
20:00, 06/04/2019

White Officers Who Led Black Man on Rope Won’t Face Criminal Charges A photograph of the man’s arrest in Galveston, Tex., on Aug. 3 evoked images of slavery. The authorities are also investigating whether the officers violated any police department policies....
14:17, 08/19/2019

White Texas cops who led black man by rope won’t face charges Two white Texas cops on horseback who were caught on video leading a black suspect by a rope through the streets of Galveston will not face a criminal investigation, according to a report. The officers – identified as P. Brosch and A. Smith – led Donald Neely, 43, down a street handcuffed and bound ...
02:36, 08/19/2019

Eric Garner: no charges against white police officer over chokehold death DoJ declines to bring charges against NYPD’s Daniel PantaleoGarner, 43, died after being put in a chokehold on Staten IslandFederal prosecutors won’t bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a person familiar with the matter said T...
16:34, 07/16/2019

White officers in Texas who led black man on rope avoid criminal charges Donald Neely was arrested by two mounted officers who handcuffed him and used a rope to lead him through the city Two white police officers who prompted national outcry after leading a black man through the streets of Galveston, Texas by a rope while they rode on horseback will not face criminal cha...
23:51, 08/19/2019

Prosecutor warns white supremacists while announcing charges over anti-Semitic threats A federal prosecutor in Ohio announced charges against a self-described white nationalist who threatened violence against a Jewish community center while sending a stern warning to those who threaten racial violence....
21:51, 08/30/2019

A White Woman Charges She Got Kicked Out of Her Rental for Having a Play Date With Black Folks A white woman from Georgia is suing her former landlords, saying they evicted her because she dared to have black guests over at the home she rented from them....
13:17, 07/11/2019

The Case for Reparations? All Hell Breaks Loose After AfroFuture Fest Charges White People Double to Attend Throughout the course of 2019, it seems like everyone and their mother has unveiled their stance on reparations. From Democratic presidential candidates to Georgetown students, to riveting House testimonies, to Senate Majority Leader Mitch “We Elected an African-American” McConnell, we can’t go two ...
07:17, 07/09/2019

Jemele Hill's call for black athletes to leave 'white' colleges draws charges of 'pro-segregation' and racism Former ESPN host turned Atlantic staff writer Jemele Hill wrote a controversial first piece for the October issue in which she says black athletes should leave white colleges....
07:34, 09/06/2019

Kate Moss lookalike fools everyone She’s no Kate Moss, but 38-year-old Denise Ohnona is the next best thing. After regularly being told she looked like the supermodel, this mother of two decided to hit the gym and embrace her doppelgänger status. Ohnona is regularly stopped on the streets of London by fans and paparazzi alike. Subs...
17:51, 05/16/2019

Deal: Mobvoi's AirPods lookalike earphones are on sale for 25% off Following Apple's AirPods success, many companies tailored their portfolio so that would include at least one pair of earphones that would very much look like Apple's. Even if some may have done it unintentionally, the fact still remains that the market is full of AirPods clones, at least visually.M...
04:00, 05/24/2019

UK judge sentences Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail A British judge has sentenced a fraudster — whose striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer garnered international attention — to nine months in jail...
01:34, 08/16/2019

Old men by the sea: Tennessee banker takes Hemingway lookalike contest Joe Maxey, 68, beats 141 other author impersonatorsLong-running event shows importance of being ErnestA retired banker from Tennessee beat 141 other white-bearded contenders to win the coveted Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Florida, on Saturday, at the eighth attempt. Related: The ...
20:00, 07/21/2019

In Bengal, Vidyasagar Lookalike Campaigns For BJP Amid Row Over Statue In the massive political row over the vandalism of an Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in clashes at BJP president Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata, the legendary 19th century reformer was seen in the......
16:34, 05/16/2019

Ariana Grande sues Forever 21 for $10m over using 'lookalike model' Grande alleges fashion retailer used ‘uncanny’ likeness in its branding after she had declined to enter into partnershipAriana Grande is suing Forever 21 for at least $10m (£8.2m) in damages for alleging they used her likeness in a branding campaign designed to “suggest to the viewing public” an aff...
15:00, 09/04/2019

David Schwimmer lookalike jailed for Blackpool thefts Millions spotted likeness of ‘habitual thief’ Abdulah Husseini, 36, to Ross in FriendsA lookalike of Friends actor David Schwimmer has been jailed for nine months for theft and fraud offences.Abdulah Husseini, 36, described in court as a “travelling, wandering, nomadic thief”, used a stolen bank car...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Woody Harrelson photo used in investigation into lookalike beer thief First a 'Ross from Friends' lookalike was snapped carrying beers after allegedly stealing a wallet in Blackpool, now a Woody Harrleson lookalike in New York has been pictured also making off with beer....
12:17, 05/17/2019

NYPD used Woody Harrelson photo to find lookalike beer thief NEW YORK (AP) — A report says the New York Police Department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identify a beer thief who looked like the actor. Georgetown University’s Center on Privacy and Technology highlighted the April 2017 episode in a repo...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Police use picture of Woody Harrelson to catch lookalike over beer theft Detectives in New York snared a suspected beer thief caught on grainy CCTV footage after feeding a photo of "lookalike" Woody Harrelson into their facial recognition database....
16:51, 05/17/2019

In Sharing Poori With Yogi Adityanath Lookalike, Akhilesh Yadav's Message Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav today posted a photo of man, a lookalike of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, sharing a meal with him onboard a private plane. This is the second time......
03:00, 05/16/2019

With Yogi Adityanath Lookalike, Akhilesh Yadav Slams "Encounter Policy" A week after Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tweeted a photo of a saffron-robed man walking with him to a helicopter, he put up another man in saffron robes on the stage as he addressed......
16:17, 05/11/2019

IAF Mobile Game Launched, Features Wing Commander Abhinandan's Lookalike In a bid to make the youth aware about Indian Air Force and encourage them to join the Forces, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa launched a combat-based mobile game 'Indian Air Force: A......
16:17, 07/31/2019

Randy Savage lookalike breaks into East Village T-Mobile store A man bearing a resemblance to late wrestling pro “Macho Man” Randy Savage broke into an East Village T-Mobile store and tried to get his mitts on some cash, cops said Saturday. Wearing white-rimmed sunglasses and a black sweatshirt, the bearded burglar used a metal object to deliver a v...
06:00, 05/05/2019

Woody Harrelson lookalike arrested after police use actor's photo to pin suspect: report A Woody Harrelson lookalike was arrested for theft after New York City police ran a picture of the Hollywood actor through a facial recognition program in an attempt to identify the suspect, a recent report revealed....
18:51, 05/17/2019

Family sues to claim ownership of coveted Mona Lisa-lookalike painting A Mona Lisa-lookalike that could be worth millions is the subject of a new lawsuit filed by a prestigious European family seeking partial ownership of the coveted painting, according to a report. The “Isleworth Mona Lisa” was discovered in the early 20th century by a collector in an English country...
18:34, 09/07/2019

Sketchbook: The Agony of Walter Benjamin The artist Frédéric Pajak’s hybrid book “Uncertain Manifesto” is haunted by the philosopher’s encounters with fascism, among much else, as these illustrated panels show....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Walter Chandoha's purrfect cats – in pictures In 1949, Walter Chandoha adopted a stray kitten in New York. When he began taking pictures of his new pet, Loco, he was so inspired by the results that he started photographing kittens from a local shelter, thereby kickstarting an extraordinary career that would span seven decadesWalter Chandoha. Ca...
11:51, 08/14/2019

Walter Tull: football's hidden pioneer whose story everyone should know One of the first black professional players is too little celebrated and a trip to his ancestral home in Barbados was eye-openingWalter Tull. It’s a name every player and football fan should know. But in reality, few know the story of this incredible man and his contribution to society and the game....
17:34, 08/22/2019

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Bundesliga club Stuttgart name Tim Walter as new head coach Tim Walter is to take over as coach of Stuttgart at the beginning of the 2019-20 campaign. The Swabians are to face second-division side Union Berlin to try to secure their place in the Bundesliga for next season....
17:51, 05/20/2019

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils? As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market for vaping supplies....
09:51, 09/15/2019

How Walter Mosley wound up writing about crack for ‘Snowfall’ Walter Mosley was already a bestselling novelist whose Easy Rawlins mysteries became movies (“Devil in a Blue Dress”) when director John Singleton called him to brainstorm with his co-creator Eric Amadio. Singleton wanted to do a TV series about the crack epidemic in LA. That series, “Snowfall,” is ...
06:34, 07/27/2019

We cordially request the Jessica Walter cut of Child’s Play Everyone knows the great Brad Dourif as the raspy, profane voice of killer doll Chucky, but, though he was always cast as Child’s Play’s Charles Lee Ray, he wasn’t initially called upon to provide the toy’s voice. Originally, it was veteran actress Jessica Walter (perhaps best known as Arrested Deve...
02:17, 06/21/2019

Stuttgart appoint Walter as head coach for next season "VfB Stuttgart have appointed Tim Walter as their coach from next season, with the 43-year-old signing a two-year-contract, the Bundesliga club said on Monday."...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Boy with a pearl earring: Walter Raleigh is the new style icon for men Harry Styles leads the renaissance of the Renaissance started by model Henry KitcherCould it be the renaissance of the Renaissance? Not since the 1600s when Charles I and Walter Raleigh were seen wearing them has the men’s pearl earring been so popular.In May, Harry Styles arrived at the Met Gala in...
16:34, 07/26/2019

Viral David Schwimmer Lookalike Handed Jail Sentence Over Beer Theft, Bank Card Fraud (LONDON) — A British judge has sentenced a lookalike of “Friends” actor David Schwimmer to nine months in prison for theft and fraud. Judge Sara Dodd sentenced Abdulah Husseni on Thursday for using a stolen bank card to make or attempt to make fraudulent purchases at four shops in ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

White yoga teacher holding class for white people to learn how white supremacy is in their 'body, mind and heart' A Seattle white yoga instructor is holding a class geared exclusively towards white people to teach how white supremacy is prevalent in their “body, mind and heart.”...
18:34, 06/11/2019

White-on-White Violence: How a Bedbug Diss Teaches Us Everything We Need to Know About White Male Fragility [Updated] The white male ego and Twitter don’t mix. The white male ego is a frozen raindrop falling on a bed of ice. Twitter is a flamethrower. The white male ego is freshly fallen snow. Twitter is dog piss. The white male ego is a snowflake. Twitter is hell....
22:34, 08/27/2019

Stuttgart hires Holstein Kiel coach Walter for next season STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Stuttgart has hired Holstein Kiel coach Tim Walter to take over for next season. Stuttgart, which faces a playoff to stay in the Bundesliga, says the 43-year-old Walter signed a contract through June 2021 after agreeing to join from the second-division club. Walter, who pre...
15:34, 05/20/2019

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
06:51, 06/09/2019

Walter Gropius' daring but doomed 'Bauhaus in the trees' design The Bauhaus mastermind was 85 years old when he agreed to design a new residency for the German ambassador in Buenos Aires. It was one of his last projects and among his best. The only problem — it never got built....
13:00, 07/02/2019

Walter Lübcke murder raises specter of neo-Nazi terrorism A suspected neo-Nazi's arrest in the Kassel politician's murder case has focused concerns on far-right terrorism in Germany. The city is home to an extremist scene and was the location of a notorious NSU murder in 2006....
20:17, 06/17/2019

Suspect in politician Walter Lübcke's killing probed over refugee attack Stephan E. is accused of murdering a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party in central Germany. Prosecutors also suspect he was involved in a stabbing attack on an Iraqi refugee in 2016....
22:17, 07/26/2019

Walter Mosley quit 'Star Trek: Discovery' over N-word backlash Writer Walter Mosley quit “Star Trek: Discovery” in disgust after getting a formal complaint about him using the N-word in the writer’s room, according to new reports....
23:00, 09/08/2019

Trump promised to end 'American carnage'. He has woefully failed | Walter Shapiro At each moment of national tragedy, Trump stands on the sidelines smirking – and does little to prevent atrocities from happening in the first place“Summertime and the livin’ is easy” are the opening lyrics of George Gershwin’s 1935 opera, Porgy and Bess. But not in America in 2019.Not when you go t...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Chris Pine to play that noted news heartthrob, Walter Cronkite A mild disturbance shook the Chris Force—a.k.a., Hollywood’s loose collective of photogenic white men named Chris, often seen standing next to some very expensive CGI or a person in a cape—today, as THR reports that Chris Pine has signed on to play news legend Walter Cronkite in Ben Jacoby’s Newsfla...
02:51, 08/02/2019

Chris Pine to play Walter Cronkite in 'Newsflash' depicting JFK assassination Jason Kempin/Getty Images Chris Pine is attached to play iconic CBS newsman Walter Cronkite in "Newsflash," which takes place on November 22, 1963, the day President John F Kennedy was assassinated. Seth Rogen was initially eyed for Cronkite. Mark Ruffalo is still attached to play Don Hewitt, who w...
09:51, 08/02/2019

Mueller intended to break Democrats' impeachment stalemate | Walter Shapiro In an extreme example of narrowcasting, masked by the careful legalistic language, Mueller was speaking directly to Pelosi in his recent public commentsUnless they are on a secret Washington dinner party circuit, there are no hints that Robert Mueller and Nancy Pelosi are friends.Sure, they overlapp...
17:51, 05/31/2019

Trump's 2020 kick-off proves he lacks the self-awareness to change | Walter Shapiro The president is locked in the politics of nostalgia – and fails to recognize that fearmongering works best for candidates when they’re out of powerDonald Trump’s 2015 announcement speech is now remembered for his descent down the Trump Tower escalator, the hired claque of supporters and the wild ac...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Margaret Atwood’s new work is full of feminist hope. But don’t dumb it down | Natasha Walter The Testaments gives a vivid portrait of female resistance. But we should beware seeing women as merely angels or victimsIn these dark and difficult political times, I often find myself craving clarity, looking for explanations and reassurances – and rarely, if ever, finding what I seek. When I got ...
17:34, 09/11/2019

Ava Gardner struggled to be taken seriously and Walter Brennan found fame despite accident, says film expert Turner Classic Movie’s (TCM) “Summer Under the Stars” is back, and this time the spotlight is on some of Tinseltown’s seemingly forgotten film icons....
11:51, 08/10/2019

Democrats need to remember: 2020 won’t be decided by 2019's debate responses | Walter Shapiro Under the traditional model for US presidential politics, winning candidates veer left in the primaries and then scamper back for the general electionIt is as inevitable as new temperature records in an era of global warming. Every Democratic debate prompts a wailing wall of pundits and prognosticat...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Federal prosecutors suspect 'far-right motive' in killing of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. They believe there was a far-right motive, but have no evidence the suspect was part of a terror network....
17:17, 06/17/2019

Report: suspect arrested over death of German regional politician Walter Lübcke Germany's probe into the death of a regional politician has resulted in an arrest, claims the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
21:17, 06/08/2019

Van with $140m of meth smashes into police car Australian authorities uncover a $140 million stash of amphetamines after a drug-filled van crashed into an officer's car outside a police station.        ...
14:34, 07/23/2019

CBP K-9 stops meth smuggling attempt TUCSON – Authorities say a man from Caborca, Sonora is facing smuggling charges, after he was stopped with nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine stashed in his vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say the 26-year old attempting to cross throught the Port of Lukeville on Thursday,...
00:00, 07/13/2019

New Mexico man allegedly choked his cat and fed it meth A man from New Mexico was arrested for choking his cat and feeding it methamphetamine, officials revealed on Monday. Aaron Spaulding, 39, was initially arrested on June 4 after cops were called to the home to investigate claims that he assaulted his girlfriend, according to the Las Cruces Police Dep...
09:52, 08/14/2019

CBP seize $90K in meth in two incidents at I-8 Checkpoint YUMA, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents confiscated bulk cash and almost $90K in methamphetamine on Friday and Sunday while working at the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint. The first seizure took place Friday afternoon when a car was sent to the secondary inspection area after a Border Patr...
01:34, 09/13/2019

CBP seizes pot, meth east of Lukeville TUCSON – Federal authorities say they have arrested five suspected drug smugglers, and seized several backpacks containing drugs in the desert about 30 miles east of Lukeville. U.S. Border Patrol agents worked with the assistance of a CBP helicopter crew from Air and Marine Operations during t...
00:34, 07/20/2019

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
08:00, 06/07/2019

Ice, Ice Maybe? Myanmar Cop Held For Crystal Meth Switch Drug experts believe Myanmar may now be the world's biggest meth producer, with jungle labs in ungovernable areas of Shan state churning out untold tonnes of ice and hundreds of millions of meth pills......
21:00, 06/04/2019

Ex-Playboy Playmate busted for meth possession A former Playboy Playmate was arrested for meth possession in Louisiana, according to police. Valerie Mason — who appeared on five episodes of “The Girls Next Door” — didn’t actually have any drugs on her, but was riding in a car that contained 2 grams of suspected meth...
08:17, 06/24/2019

Louisiana duo found passed out in hot car with infant and meth In addition to an eight-month-old infant in the car, deputies observed a plastic bag of suspected meth and a prescription medication.        ...
02:17, 08/13/2019

Driver busted with $140 million in meth after crashing into cop car This suspected drug dealer wasn’t “Tu” careful. An Australian man was busted with more than $140 million of meth in his van — after crashing into a police car parked outside a station. Simon Tu, 26, was pulled over Monday morning an hour after his white Toyota HiAce crashed into a ...
19:17, 07/23/2019

Border Patrol Makes Another Big Meth Bust TEMECULA, Calif. – U.S. Border patrol agents make yet another big drug bust. This time it involved more than 140-pounds of methamphetamine worth an estimated $330,000. It happened Sunday afternoon along Interstate 15 near the Temecula checkpoint. Agents say a K-9 sniffed out the meth. They say...
13:00, 09/11/2019

He had 600 pounds of meth worth $140 million in his van. Then he crashed into a police car Police in New South Wales, Australia, say the accident occurred at the Eastwood Police Station outside of Sydney Monday morning        ...
17:00, 07/23/2019

NYPD busts Staten Island man with more than 6 kilos of meth NYPD detectives yanked more than 6 kilograms of meth off the streets of Staten Island in what police hailed as a major drug bust in the area. The department’s Staten Island Overdose Task Force arrested 40-year-old Nicholas Genovese with more than 6 kilos of methamphetamine shortly before 11:30...
00:51, 07/05/2019

20 kg of meth accidentally shipped to elderly Australian couple An elderly Australian couple Wednesday signed for a package containing 10 million Australian dollars ($7 million) worth of methamphetamine, which had accidentally been shipped to their house, police said....
12:00, 05/03/2019

CBP: Woman arrested after attempting to smuggling $35K worth of meth TUCSON – More than 39 pounds of methamphetamine was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in connection to Thursday’s smuggling attempt at the Port of Nogales. According to CBP, a 36-year-old woman from Nogales, Ariz. was arrested at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing after CBP found 3...
02:34, 08/27/2019

CBP officers seize 50 pounds of meth at Port of Lukeville TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine, and arrested a man who was crossing into Arizona through the Port of Lukeville. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they searched a Nissan sedan belonging to the 26-year-old Caborca, Sonora resident on Mo...
00:00, 07/17/2019

K9 officer finds meth during traffic stop in Benson BENSON, Ariz. – A woman was arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday after a canine located methamphetamine in the exterior of a vehicle, police said. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, 44-year-old Kathryn Merrill had about five ounces of methamphetamine inside a vehicle. She was stopped ...
22:34, 07/05/2019

Authorities: Alabama Man Fed Meth To Caged ‘Attack Squirrel’ ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged “attack squirrel” in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive. The News Courier reports authorities are seeking 35-year-old Mickey Paulk on multiple charges including possession of a controlle...
02:34, 06/19/2019

Police: Australian man arrested with $140M in meth after crash A man has been arrested by Australian police with nearly 600 pounds of methamphetamine in his truck after he allegedly crashed into two police cars parked out front a police station....
12:51, 07/23/2019

5 students involved in meth incident at middle school WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say five students were involved in an incident involving methamphetamine at a Kentucky middle school. Letcher County Schools Superintendent Denise Yonts told news outlets that one student was taken to the hospital on Tuesday and the others were medically cleared. S...
17:17, 05/17/2019

'Meth-gators' - Police warn against flushing drugs Police in Tennessee have arrested a man after he reportedly tried to flush his drugs stash down the toilet - with police saying it could lead to "meth-gators" in Alabama....
13:51, 07/16/2019

Meth bust in New Zealand leads to arrests of two Brits The men were arrested after police discovered 200 kilos of methamphetamine in Auckland. Earlier in the week, police found cocaine that washed ashore near the city after drifting for over a year from Australia....
15:00, 08/09/2019

New Mexico man choked a cat, fed it meth, abused his girlfriend, police say Aaron Spaulding was already facing multiple felony counts from a domestic incident when he was charged with animal cruelty.        ...
04:51, 08/14/2019

Border Patrol canine sniffs out meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – A Phoenix woman is facing drug trafficking charges, after federal authorities say they found nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped the woman late last Saturday at the I-19 Immigration Checkpoint near Tubac. Agents say a Border Patrol...
11:51, 05/30/2019

CBP: Tucsonan arrested after 207 pounds of meth found in vehicle TUCSON – A Tucson woman was arrested near Nogales Saturday after a Border Patrol canine alerted Tucson sector agents to 207 pounds of methamphetamine in her vehicle that morning. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents working the Interstate 19 immigration checkpo...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Border Patrol seizes 52.2 pounds of meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – More than 50 pounds of methamphetamine were seized at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint, U.S Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday. According to CBP, Border Patrol agents located 50 packages of meth from a vehicle passing through the checkpoint. The drugs weighed appr...
05:51, 07/10/2019

CCSD: 3 arrested in connection to meth sales in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Three people in connection to the sale of methamphetamine in a Sierra Vista motel were arrested on Monday, police said. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department, their Street Crimes Unit received information in reference to the sales being conducted at a motel located in...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Man Caught With Meth Worth 2.5 Crores Hidden In Bag At Kozhikode Airport A Doha-bound passenger was apprehended at Kerala's Kozhikode airport by CISF personnel on Monday with drugs worth Rs 2.5 crore hidden in a secret compartment of his bag, officials said....
22:34, 09/02/2019

Asia-Pacific meth drug trade worth up to $61 billion, U.N. says Transnational crime groups are trafficking vast quantities of methamphetamine made in Southeast Asia, the United Nations said on Thursday, putting the value of the Asia-Pacific market for the drug between $30.3 billion and $61.4 billion....
12:34, 07/18/2019

NZ arrests two British men in multi million dollar meth bust The men were arrested after police discovered 200 kilos of methamphetamine in Auckland. Earlier in the week, police found cocaine that washed ashore near the city after drifting for over a year from Australia....
12:00, 08/09/2019

$1M in meth seized by NJ cops in West Orange drug bust New Jersey cops seized nearly $1 million in meth during a bust of a “major” drug ring that was run out of a quiet, suburban neighborhood, authorities said Tuesday. Authorities raided the two-story home in West Orange Monday night after a two-month investigation into the drug facility on ...
02:17, 07/31/2019

Florida deputy arrested for planting meth, other drugs in nearly 120 cases: what we know Former Jackson County, Florida deputy Zach Wester was arrested for allegedly planting drugs on unsuspecting motorists before arresting them.        ...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Police: South Korean TV celebrity bought 1 gram of meth A naturalized Korean citizen from America and TV personality bought 1 gram of methamphetamine and took the illegal substance twice in March, police said....
09:00, 04/30/2019

Alabama man says 'attack squirrel' not on meth, disputing officials' claim The wanted Alabama man who police alleged fed a pet rodent methamphetamine to keep it aggressive has spoken out while on the lam — and he says his pet squirrel is no druggie....
16:51, 06/19/2019

‘Attack squirrel’ hopped up on meth rescued during drug bust Rocky’s got nothing on this flying squirrel. An “attack squirrel” in a cage in Alabama was hopped up on methamphetamine so it would stay aggressive, authorities said. Limestone County Sheriff’s Deputies rescued the bushy-tailed critter during a drug bust Monday, and also seiz...
02:51, 06/19/2019

Meth disguised as ice pops found at Border Patrol checkpoint TUCSON – Two people were arrested for smuggling meth disguised as ice pops at an immigration checkpoint near Blythe on Sunday afternoon. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the 28-year old driver and 38-year old male passage were pulled over at the Highway 78 Immigration Checkpoin...
13:17, 08/29/2019

CBP officers seize nearly 51 pounds of meth at Dennis DeConcini Crossing TUCSON – Federal authorities seized nearly 51 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested a woman who was crossing into Arizona through the Dennis DeConcini Crossing in Nogales on Tuesday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officers searched a Honda sedan belonging to the 43-year-old Nogales, ...
23:17, 09/16/2019

Australia Seizes More Than $800 Million Worth of Meth In Its Largest-Ever Bust Australian authorities found almost 1.6 tonnes of methamphetamine, also known as ice, hidden inside speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port, according to the BBC. The drugs, worth about $840 million, arrived from Bangkok by sea. Police also found more than 80 pounds of heroin worth approximately ...
15:34, 06/07/2019

Australia police make record meth drug bust Authorities in Melbourne have seized their biggest ever onshore haul of methamphetamine, the drug commonly known as ice. The drugs were stashed in stereo speakers that had originated in Thailand....
06:17, 06/07/2019

Couple found guilty of murdering days-old daughter while on meth A young Georgia couple high on meth were found guilty of murdering their infant, according to a report. FOX 5 Atlanta reported that Courtney Marie Bell and Christopher McNabb would face harsh sentences for the death of their 15-day-old daughter, Caliyah, in 2017. McNabb was sentenced to life in pris...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation's largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok....
06:17, 06/07/2019

Alabama man accused of feeding caged 'attack squirrel' meth Authorities are seeking 35-year-old Mickey Paulk on multiple charges including possession of a controlled substanceAlabama investigators say a man kept a caged “attack squirrel” in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive.The News Courier reports authorities are seekin...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Alabama man allegedly fed 'attack squirrel' meth to keep it aggressive: officials An "attack squirrel" housed in an Alabama apartment and fed methamphetamine by its owner to make sure it stayed aggressive was rescued Monday, officials said....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia: cops West Virginia police say some folks have been using anti-wasp spray — to get a methamphetamine-like high. At least three people overdosed last week because they used the insect repellent to make synthetic meth, state police said Monday. “From what we’re being told, if you use it, y...
04:00, 07/18/2019

"Meth-gators" don't exist, it was just some Tennessee cops being irresponsible weiners Last week, the existence of “meth-gators” was suggested by the Loretto Police Department in Tennessee. These terrifying beasts, we were meant to imagine, would be made when methamphetamines are flushed into the sewer system and then ingested by hulking, wild-eyed super-alligators with enhanced preda...
19:51, 07/24/2019

Man has sex with wife two hours before she dies at crystal meth 'death party' A MAN threw his terminally ill wife a drug fuelled “death party” where they spent days taking crystal meth – and had sex just two hours before she passed away....
03:51, 08/14/2019

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators."...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Meth-smoking football coach who blew $2.1M on Bitcoin: ‘I’m still a believer’ Disgraced football coach Mark “Bomber” Thompson has admitted to abusing crystal meth and obsessively trading cryptocurrency for 12 hours a day in the lead-up to his arrest, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Today, Thompson (53) told Melbourne Magistrates Court that cryptocurrency was something he’d...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Meth Found Inside Kentucky Camper, Children’s Playhouse CORBIN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police found marijuana, guns and about 3 pounds of methamphetamines hidden inside a children’s playhouse. New outlets report that John Helton, Nursilla Anita Helton-Fox and Patsy Hopkins were arrested on first-degree trafficking of a controlled substance Sunday. Kno...
12:17, 06/13/2019

Officials find half ton of meth hidden in motors from Thailand WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand authorities said Friday they found more than a half ton of methamphetamine hidden inside a shipment of 60 electric motors from Thailand. Customs Investigations Manager Bruce Berry told The Associated Press they believe a sophisticated Canadian drug cartel is beh...
17:34, 09/06/2019

Magic, meth and mayhem: behind the year's most mind-bending documentary In The Amazing Johnathan Documentary, a magician’s tricks start to confuse the line between fiction and realityThere’s a moment, about six minutes into The Amazing Johnathan Documentary, where its star, a magician, appears to be choking. I say “appears”, because the reality of the scene remains unre...
04:17, 08/13/2019

Snow globes filled with $1M worth of meth found in Australia Snow globes? More like ice globes. Australian border security agents seized a $1 million shipment of liquid methamphetamine hidden inside 15 snow globes, the Australian Border Force said in a statement Tuesday. The meth globes held picturesque winter scenes and more than 7 liters of the dangerous dr...
02:34, 07/24/2019

Man arrested after trying to smuggle meth while traveling with pregnant wife, 3 kids, CBP says YUMA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was taken into custody after he reportedly attempted to smuggle methamphetamine while traveling with his pregnant wife and children through the Highway 78 Immigration Checkpoint in Blythe, Calif. Monday. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Pa...
06:00, 07/24/2019

Meth found inside Kentucky camper and children’s playhouse CORBIN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police found marijuana, guns and about 3 pounds of methamphetamines hidden inside a children’s playhouse. New outlets report that John Helton, Nursilla Anita Helton-Fox and Patsy Hopkins were arrested on first-degree trafficking of a controlled substance Sunday. Kno...
17:34, 06/12/2019

‘Don’t flush your drugs m’kay’: police warn of the possibility of ‘meth-gators’ Tennessee officials fear that animals living in sewage treatment ponds could ingest drugs that have been disposed of improperlyPolice in Tennessee are warning residents to stop flushing methamphetamine, the drug more commonly known as “meth”, down the toilet for fear that alligators in the sewage sy...
09:51, 07/17/2019

Australian Man Driving a Van With $140 Million of Meth Crashed Into Parked Police Cars (SYDNEY) — A driver has been charged after methamphetamine valued at more than $140 million was found in a van that crashed into police cars parked outside a Sydney police station, police said on Tuesday. A Toyota HiAce van hit the cars outside the Eastwood Police Station on Monday morning, ca...
10:51, 07/23/2019

Driver on deranged mission to ‘kill meth addicts’ mows down mom, toddler A deranged Tennessee motorist intentionally mowed down and killed a pregnant mom and her stroller-bound toddler and injured two others because he was on a mission to “kill meth addicts,” police and reports say. William David Phillips, 33, of Jefferson City told cops that “a voice told him that he ne...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Australia: Van that plowed into police cars found full of crystal meth A search of the van found 273 kilograms of methylamphetamine with a street value of well in excess of $100 million. Sydney police called it "one of the easiest drug busts" in their history....
12:00, 07/23/2019

Australia, New Zealand seize enormous haul of MDMA, meth, worth $60M Investigators uncovered nearly 1,700 pounds of MDMA and 440 pounds of crystal meth in Australia and New Zealand — one of the most "significant drug seizures" in Australian history that's led to six arrests and is connected to several countries....
06:00, 08/15/2019

How Ford dealerships in Canada helped bust a Mexican meth shipment Police say roughly 400 pounds of meth were prevented from circulating in Canada when staff at Ford dealerships across Ontario and Quebec began noticing ill-fitting spare tires packed with drugs inside the trunks of vehicles shipped from Mexico....
07:00, 06/18/2019

New Zealand officials find half ton of meth hidden in motors from Thailand New Zealand authorities said they made a huge dent in the local drug market when they discovered more than half a ton of methamphetamine hidden inside a shipment of electric motors from Thailand....
22:00, 09/06/2019

Massive stash of meth found stuffed in suitcases in Washington forest A massive stash of $1 million worth of meth was found stuffed in suitcases in a Washington forest, a report said. The two suitcases containing 186 pounds of methamphetamine was uncovered in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest by authorities investigating a smuggling ring, according to Gazette-Tri...
07:51, 06/20/2019

Snow globes filled with $1M worth of liquid meth found in Australia Packages of snow globes shipped to Australia from Canada were discovered filled with liquid methamphetamine.        ...
23:34, 07/23/2019

Minnesota man whose wife died after meth-fueled 'death party' is sentenced The Minnesota man who held a meth-fueled "death party" with his dying wife — during which officials say she died of an overdose — was sentenced on Monday....
18:00, 08/15/2019

'Booby-trapped' boat sinks as police raid floating meth lab A police raid on a cargo ship being used as a drugs laboratory was nearly scuppered after the boat was deliberately sunk in order to destroy evidence....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Taylor Swift's lookalike drag queen is 'on cloud nine' after appearing in 'You Need to Calm Down' Louisville drag queen Jade Jolie (from "RuPaul's Drag Race") had a chance of a lifetime to be Taylor Swift in the "You Need to Calm Down" music video.        ...
22:34, 06/20/2019

Estimated $1M worth of meth found in suitcases in Washington state forest, sheriff says Two suitcases full of methamphetamine were found in a Washington state forest on Monday, officials said — though it's still a mystery as to how huge haul of drugs got there....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Australian authorities make the largest onshore meth bust in the country's history Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Booby trap scuppers police raid on Dutch floating crystal meth lab Forensic experts were forced off cargo ship when it suddenly began taking on waterA police raid on a floating crystal meth laboratory in the Dutch port of Moerdijk has been scuppered after the 85-metre (280ft) boat suddenly began to sink, in what is believed to have been a remotely operated attempt ...
18:17, 05/13/2019

The Untitled Amazing Johnathan Documentary trailer is filled with meth, magic, and mayhem One of the most intriguing titles to come out of this year’s Sundance film festival features one of recent history’s most intriguing performers: The Amazing Johnathan. Like the man himself, the first trailer for The Untitled Amazing Johnathan Documentary is pretty wild: After receiving a deadly diag...
22:34, 06/12/2019

DOE job ad sought ‘teachers of color’ for NYC schools The racially targeted post on the Indeed.com job site said Lower Manhattan's Community School District 1 was seeking "teachers of color for the 2019-2020 school year."...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Man sought in connection to stabbing on southside TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is searching for a suspect that stabbed a man after a road rage incident on the south side. Officials say the incident occurred on 6th Avenue near 22nd street Friday. Two men were involved in a road rage incident when they both stopped and got out of their veh...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Three sought in San Tan Valley K-8 school robbery SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. – Three people are sought in connection to a robbery at a K-8 school in San Tan Valley that occurred Wednesday morning, according to Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. According to PCSO, surveillance video showed three people with their faces covered enter into the San ...
01:34, 07/27/2019

Man sought for pawning stolen jewelry TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for a jewelry thief. TPD posted on Twitter Thursday that they are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who pawned thousands of dollars worth of jewelry. He is described between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet and weighs between 160-...
06:17, 05/31/2019

Suspect sought after dog set on fire in Connecticut WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WVIT) – West Haven police said they are looking for the person who set a small dog on fire, killing the animal. Firefighters and police responded to Beach Street near Second Avenue and Third Avenue on Friday around 10 a.m. for the report of a fire in the Sandy Point Beach pa...
07:51, 07/09/2019

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia, possibly linked to 3 overdoses: police At least three overdose deaths in West Virginia may be linked to a growing trend in Boone County where police believe drug users are turning to wasp spray as an alternative form of methamphetamine. ...
15:17, 07/18/2019

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t ditch your stash by flushing it down the toilet. That’s the message the Loretto Police Department is sending out in a Facebook post describing a re...
03:34, 07/16/2019

Exclusive: America’s drug czar tours region where surge of cocaine and meth arrive into US MCALLEN, TEXAS – America's drug czar, touring a border area beset by increased shipments of illegal drugs, told FOX News in an exclusive interview Wednesday that officials there were stretched so thin they "have no ability to really focus in on the core mission."...
19:34, 07/10/2019

Man accused of force-feeding meth to cat used kitten in extortion attempt, court docs show A New Mexico man accused earlier this year of force-feeding a cat methamphetamine has now been charged with extortion.        ...
08:34, 08/28/2019

Tennessee police warn flushing drugs could create hyper-aggressive ‘meth-gators’ NBC NEWS – A police department in Loretto, Tennessee, is asking residents to refrain from flushing drugs, such as methamphetamine, down the toilet to prevent “meth-gators.” In the Facebook post, the Loretto Police Department wrote that on Saturday, officers executed a search warran...
12:51, 07/17/2019

Suspect sought in east side robbery TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for a man who reportedly robbed a store on the east side. According to TPD, the suspect reportedly stole from a TJ Maxx. Detectives need the community's help identify this suspect who robbed TJ Maxx located on the east side. You can be a...
21:51, 06/04/2019

Man arrested, 3 others sought in downtown Detroit shooting One man has been arrested and three others are being sought in connection with a weekend shooting of three other men in Detroit's popular downtown entertainment district....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Japanese stocks eke out gains, defensives sought Japanese shares posted modest gains on Wednesday, led by buying in defensives such as telecommunications and consumer-linked firms, though concerns about Sino-U.S. relations kept a lid on gains....
07:34, 08/28/2019

Suspect sought in Valero armed robbery TUCSON – Tucson Police Department Robbery Unit is asking for the public’s help in identifying an armed robbery suspect. Police say the suspect entered a Valero convenience store on Tucson’s southeast side and demanded money from an employee at gunpoint. Anyone with information is asked to call...
21:17, 07/25/2019

LinkedIn hails these startups as the best, most sought after in 2019 LinkedIn just released its “Top Startups list,” naming the 50 top startups in the country. Here's a look at the top 10.       ...
14:00, 09/04/2019

Tucson indictment says 2 men sought sex with minors online TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Two Arizona men are accused of soliciting undercover agents posing as minors for sex online. The Office of the Arizona Attorney General said Tuesday that a state grand jury indicted 34-year-old Vladimir Rodriguez and 23-year-old Fabian Tomas Montoya Renteria on charges of luring...
13:17, 08/29/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby County on Wednesday went to the House microphone t...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Epstein sought to pay off potential witnesses, U.S. prosecutors say Jailed American financier Jeffrey Epstein made payments to two potential witnesses seeking to influence them in the child sex trafficking case against him late last year, prosecutors said late on Friday....
03:51, 07/13/2019

Suspect sought in U.S. Bank armed robbery Do you recognize him? Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a male suspect involved in a bank robbery in central Tucson on Monday. TPD says the suspect “implied a weapon and robbed” the U.S. Bank Branch near Broadway Boulevar...
17:17, 08/13/2019

Iran oil tanker sought by US seen off Syrian coast Gibraltar released the Adrian Darya 1 tanker in mid-August after Iran promised it would not discharge its 2.1 million barrels of oil in Syria. The vessel was detained for weeks on suspicion of violating EU sanctions....
13:00, 09/07/2019

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
07:00, 06/19/2019

40-year sentence sought for man convicted of sex trafficking CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking a 40-year prison sentence for man found guilty of sex-trafficking a Chicago teenager who was murdered. Joseph Hazley was found guilty in March of sex-trafficking 16-year-old Desiree Robinson and two other victims. Robinson was allegedly killed in Decemb...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Gillibrand says she can explain white privilege to suburban white women who backed Trump Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate that she wants to go to the suburbs and explain what white privilege is to white women who voted for Trump....
15:17, 08/01/2019

No More ‘Great White Hopes’: Study Reports Women and Men of Color Are Just as Electable as White Men It’s a word that trails women and people of color like a stray dog: “electability”—a word that’s become a catch-all code for nebulous concerns that certain candidates just don’t (or can’t) inspire voters to turn out at the polls as much as others. But, as a new study suggests, if those concerns are ...
23:17, 06/24/2019

Son sought in ‘suspicious deaths’ of ex-Jet Barry Bennett, wife A former defensive lineman for the New York Jets and his wife were found dead in a rural Minnesota home – and detectives are searching for the couple’s son in their “suspicious deaths,” police said. The bodies of Barry Bennett, 63, and his wife, Carol, were found Wednesday in the former NFL player’s...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Suspects in David Ortiz shooting also being sought for crimes in PA, NJ One of the suspects wanted in the shooting of David Ortiz is also being sought for a 2018 attempted murder in Pennsylvania — while the baseball slugger’s admitted triggerman may be connected to two New Jersey robberies, according to reports. Luis Alfredo Rivas Clase, 31, one of the four ...
08:17, 06/13/2019

Pair Sought After Counterfeit Money Passed In Harrodsburg HARRODSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Harrodsburg were investigating after counterfeit money was passed around recently at area stores. Authorities said the bogus bills come in $20 and $100 denominations. Police also released surveillance video images of two people who are wanted for questioni...
19:51, 06/09/2019

Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destination An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization has lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar, marine traffic monitoring data showed late Sunday...
01:01, 08/19/2019

Projects in Appalachian counties sought for federal funds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands is looking for projects for federal grant money to create jobs and attract industry. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said in a news release that up to $25 million is available for pilot projects in Appalachian counties. ...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Man sought after allegedly robbing multiple Tucson banks TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to multiple bank robberies across the Old Pueblo, Tucson Police Department reported Wednesday morning. TPD said the most recent bank robbery occurred on June 28 at the Bank of The West at 3175 N. Swan Rd. near Fort Lowell Road. According to TPD, the suspe...
21:17, 07/03/2019

"Justice For The Dead" Sought 5 Years After MH17 Crash Families of the victims of flight MH17 on Wednesday marked five years since the crash, with calls for justice for those killed when the Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over war-torn eastern......
22:17, 07/17/2019

Two sought in carjacking that resulted in crash near Catalina Park TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for two car-theft suspects after they reportedly were involved in a vehicle collision near Catalina Park Thusday afternoon. According to TPD, a vehicle that was reportedly carjacked crashed near First Street and Fourth Avenue. Police say the ...
04:00, 07/26/2019

Woman sought after snatching dog of man who had seizure at Colorado 7-Eleven LONGMONT, Colo. (KUSA) — Police are hoping to locate a woman who they said removed a man’s dog from a 7-Eleven store after he suffered a seizure and later died, Longmont Department of Public Safety said in a Facebook post. The 59-year-old man hadn’t been feeling well all day and decided...
12:17, 08/01/2019

Change of venue sought for Confederate monument hearing CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the City of Charlottesville are requesting a change of venue for the proceedings, citing potential jury bias in the case of what they say was the illegal removal of Confederate monuments. The Roanoke Times reports the la...
17:00, 06/10/2019

MBS once sought advice from this cleric. Now Saudi prosecutors want him executed Before he rose to political prominence, Prince Mohammed bin Salman went to high-profile Muslim cleric Sheikh Salman al-Awda for advice on inclusive governance. Three months after the royal was elevated to Crown Prince, he jailed the cleric....
12:17, 07/25/2019

Two sought in connection to armed robbery south side TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for two people in connection to an armed robbery at a cell phone service retailer on the south side of Tucson. TPD announced Tuesday morning that a man and a woman are wanted for allegedly robbing a south side cricket store. Police said they ...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Colombian High Court Frees Ex-Rebel Sought by U.S. Former guerrilla commander Seuxis Hernández was freed from jail on Thursday and preparing to be sworn in as a congressman, capping a weekslong legal roller coaster that pitted courts against politicians in a country polarized over what to do with the ex-rebel....
04:34, 05/31/2019

An Iranian Tanker Sought by the U.S. Is Heading to an Unknown Destination GIBRALTAR (AP) — An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar late on Sunday. The trail left by GPS data on Marinetraffic.com, a vessel tracking service...
09:51, 08/19/2019

No sign of fugitive who sought Facebook likes to surrender Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poster on social media....
16:51, 05/24/2019

Rabid bat found on northwest side, two dogs sought TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is on the lookout for two dogs after they may have been exposed to a rabid bat at an apartment complex near Oracle and Magee roads Tuesday. According to Pima County Officials, a nearby resident saw a person with two dogs off leash outside her home. Shortly afte...
07:34, 06/22/2019

Occidental CEO says she will prevail in bidding war for sought-after oil driller Anadarko. Occidental Petroleum CEO Vicki Hollub says her company can squeeze the best results out of Anadarko Petroleum's wells in the top U.S. shale basin....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Armed robbery suspect sought by Tucson police TUCSON -Tucson Police Department is asking for help from the public in identifying the suspect of an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday. According to TPD, a man armed with a knife robbed a Family Dollar at 5089 S. Midvale Park Wednesday. ***CAN YOU ID THIS ARMED ROBBER?*** Detectives are asking...
08:17, 05/11/2019

Person of interest sought in Oro Valley church vandalism ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Oro Valley Police Department is on the lookout for a person of interest in connection to vandalism involving the candle boxes at St. Mark Catholic Church. According to officials, the incident took place on Aug. 27. Authorities believe the person of interest may have witness...
01:34, 09/13/2019

Iranian-flagged oil tanker sought by US sets new destination The saga of the Iranian-flagged oil tanker briefly detained in Gibraltar and sought by the United States amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington took a different turn Saturday....
18:00, 08/24/2019

Evaluation sought for woman accused of trying to kill baby ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An attorney for the North Carolina woman accused of faking her infant daughter’s kidnapping and trying to kill the baby wants to have his client evaluated and treated for postpartum depression or possibly postpartum psychosis. The Asheville Citizen Times reports attorney...
22:51, 05/14/2019

Man arrested in shooting in Sierra Vista, second suspect sought SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Sierra Vista Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in February in Sierra Vista. According to officials, SVPD received a report about two individuals being involved in a shooting near the 100 block of El Camino Real Feb. 26. Kevin Grayson was arrested...
21:34, 05/31/2019

U.S. Women's Soccer Players Sought Lawsuit Talks As the World Cup approached, U.S. women’s soccer players tried to meet with U.S. Soccer president Cordeiro to end their long pay fight with the federation....
20:00, 06/27/2019

PCSD: Credit card fraud suspect sought The man on the image is accused of credit card fraud. Anyone with information is asked to call 911. Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department. TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in connection to credit card fraud. PCSD says a man used ...
00:17, 09/10/2019

India To Import More From US In Bid To Sought Bilateral Trade Issues Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday informed President Donald Trump that India plans to further step up imports, including oil, from the US and that USD 4 billion worth of imports were already "in......
20:00, 08/26/2019

Dhoni Not To Remove Insignia From Gloves, Have Sought ICC Approval: CoA MS Dhoni was sporting wicket-keeping gloves with what looked like a military insignia during the World Cup 2019 league match with South Africa on June 5....
17:17, 06/07/2019

Suspects of string of thefts at Oro Valley Walmart sought TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is investigating a string of recent thefts at the Walmart in Oro Valley. According to OVPD, surveillance video captured a man and woman pretending to check out their items at a self-checkout at the Walmart located at 2150 E. Tangerine Rd. near Oracle Road ...
23:34, 05/28/2019

Super-fan sought to make $1,000 watching 25 hours of 'Friends' A provider of Internet, phone and TV services posted a "dream job" opening for a "Friends" fan willing to binge 25 straight hours of the classic NBC sitcom and get paid $1,000....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Extended restraining order sought against Spears’ ex-manager LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge is set to consider whether to extend a temporary restraining order taken out in the name of Britney Spears against her former manager. Thursday’s hearing on the restraining order against Sam Lutfi is a resumption of one that began on May 28, with lawyers ...
09:00, 06/13/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother's slaying Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case "shocking."...
02:17, 05/15/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother’s slaying ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case “shocking.” Now-18-year-old Jamie Silvonek was sentenced to 35 years to life after pleading guilty in the Lehigh County ki...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Police say black man killed in Memphis was sought in shooting A young black man slain by federal agents as they tried to arrest him in Memphis, touching off violent protests, was wanted in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, law enforcement officials said on Thursday....
05:00, 06/14/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand wants to explain white privilege to ‘white women in the suburbs’ Presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said during Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate that she can address “institutional racism” by explaining white privilege to women in the suburbs. “I can explain it to white women in the suburbs,” Gillibrand said on the debate s...
12:51, 08/01/2019

Is Off-White Too White? Virgil Abloh Criticized for Lacking Diversity on His Staff He has been hailed as a gamechanger in the fashion world, but is Virgil Abloh really changing the game for other black talents? That was the question raised by a now-deleted Instagram story published by Abloh on Tuesday, chronicling a dinner party thrown for his Milan, Italy-based staff....
20:00, 05/03/2019

White Tears Attempt to Drown Out the True History of Louisiana Plantation: 'Very Racist. If You're White, Don't Go' In today’s edition of white people whitepeopling, I’d like to introduce you to the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, La., where visitors are encouraged to partake in a guided tour of “the only plantation museum in Louisiana with an exclusive focus on the lives of enslaved people,” according to its webs...
22:17, 08/09/2019

A $61 billion trade. Record-breaking busts. Rock-bottom prices. The meth crisis is spiraling out of control Deep in the jungle in Thailand's northern Chiang Mai province, a unit of armed border officers were on duty late last month when they stumbled on a cave stuffed with drugs....
17:17, 07/20/2019

David Price highlights tweet on 'white Sox' attending White House ceremony, clarifies comment ​​​​​​​Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet Monday which showcased the cast of team members that were going to the White House to meet with President Trump now that Alex Cora dropped out....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Man killed, wife hurt in Tennessee stabbings; suspect sought NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee are searching for a Connecticut man accused in the fatal stabbing of a Nashville man and the wounding of his wife. Metropolitan Nashville Police said in a news release that arrest warrants issued Saturday charge 34-year-old Peter Alexander Bohning of Kent,...
23:17, 06/23/2019

With Trump's blessing, Pompeo sought 'reset' with new EU leaders: envoy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought on Tuesday to re-establish friendlier ties with the incoming leaders of the European Union and mark an end to troubled relations since President Donald Trump took office, a senior U.S. diplomat said....
02:34, 09/04/2019

AGL sought Victorian rule change to clear way for controversial gas terminal Wastewater policy a ‘significant hurdle’ to company’s plans for Crib PointThe gas company AGL asked the Victorian government to change a wastewater policy that could be used to block the proposed Crib Point gas import terminal.AGL made the request in a public submission on a draft environmental regu...
21:34, 05/01/2019

Italian PM to address claims League sought money from Russia Allegations far-right party in coalition accepted funding to be discussed in parliamentItaly’s prime minister will address the country’s senate on Wednesday to discuss allegations that the far-right League party sought money from Russia.Giuseppe Conte, a technocrat whose appointment was key to the b...
06:51, 07/24/2019

Centre's Reply Sought On Plea Over Parties With Religious Connotation The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Centre to file a response to a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Election Commission (EC) to review political parties having names......
13:00, 05/24/2019

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday after President Trump’s tweets and remarks about the progressive “squad.”...
05:00, 07/16/2019

Cellphones sought in Puerto Rico as political crisis deepens A Puerto Rico judge has issued search warrants for the cellphones of government officials tied to a crude and offensive online chat whose leak has set off a political crisis that could bring down the governor...
20:51, 07/23/2019

Suspect sought after off-duty deputy shot inside Jack in the Box An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the head as he waited in line at a California Jack in the Box — and authorities are now probing the incident as a targeted attack. The deputy, whose name has not been released, was wearing civilian clothing inside the Alhambra fast food jo...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Corporations are getting dragged into a debate they’ve long sought to avoid: Abortion A confluence of forces could make it more challenging for companies to remain quiet on the sidelines on what is perhaps America's most polarizing social issue....
21:51, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Spears, parents talk in court; evaluation sought LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on the court conservatorship of Britney Spears (all times local): 5:30 p.m. After listening to Britney Spears and both of her parents speak in an unusual court appearance, a judge has ordered an expert evaluation of the 37-year-old singer’s situation....
06:00, 05/11/2019

Exclusive: Verizon sought buyers for Yahoo Finance - sources Verizon Communications Inc earlier this year looked for buyers for Yahoo Finance, one of the most popular internet destinations for financial news and portfolio management tools, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week....
21:34, 07/11/2019

Patriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from Afcon The tournament has been a clear opportunity for Egypt but there is a feeling the past month is best swept under the carpetWhen the curtain falls on Egypt’s Africa Cup of Nations on Friday night, the overwhelming sense among many local residents will be one of relief. Senegal and Algeria will contest...
14:00, 07/19/2019

Woman sought who allegedly urinated on potatoes at Walmart in Pennsylvania WEST MIFFLIN, Penn. (AP) – Police are seeking a woman who they say urinated on potatoes at a Walmart in western Pennsylvania. West Mifflin police posted surveillance photos on their Twitter account. It is not known when the incident took place. West Mifflin Police A Walmart representative told...
22:17, 07/30/2019

Ex-Maldives Vice President, Who Sought Asylum In India, Arrested Former Vice President of Maldives Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor, who had sought political asylum in India after arriving in Tamil Nadu on a cargo vessel, was arrested by Maldives police on Saturday after......
04:17, 08/04/2019

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
21:17, 07/18/2019

Meeting sought in fatal Oklahoma police shooting of teen EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The parents of a black teenager who was naked and unarmed when he was fatally shot by suburban Oklahoma City police want a meeting with the police chief, mayor and other city officials to get their take on what transpired. Attorney Andrew M. Stroth said Thursday that Vicki and T...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Baby found alive in plastic bag in woods; mother sought CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in northern Georgia are looking for the mother of a newborn found alive in a plastic bag in a wooded area. News outlets report someone heard the infant crying Thursday night in a wooded area in Cumming. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office says deputies found the...
22:34, 06/07/2019

Suspect sought in armed robbery at south side Circle K TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for a man for his alleged involvement in an armed robbery at a south side convenience store. According to TPD, the man reportedly entered a Circle K on the south side and implied to an employee that he had a weapon. The suspect then demanded ...
05:00, 07/03/2019

Woman sought by police after child found abandoned in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – Police Monday are still looking for a woman seen on security camera footage with a child Saturday morning who was found abandoned later that day. On Monday, Phoenix PD released security camera footage of the woman pushing a stroller at a Food City grocery store in the area of...
22:17, 05/21/2019

Aggressive bobcat sought after biting 4-year-old, four others at Mount Graham TUCSON – Arizona Game and Fish Department are on the hunt for an aggressive bobcat after it allegedly bit a 4-year-old girl and four other people Sunday evening at Shannon Campground in Mount Graham. According to officials, the victims have been treated for the bite and have since been release...
08:51, 07/30/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser's phone sought by defense is missing An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense....
01:34, 06/20/2019

Death Penalty Is Sought for Suspect in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting The decision by federal prosecutors was not unanimously supported. A rabbi has said he doesn’t want witnesses to revisit the attack that killed 11 worshipers....
00:34, 08/27/2019

Trump moves to keep census documents sought by Congress under wraps President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege in refusing to turn over to a U.S. House committee certain documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, the Justice Department said in a letter to the committee on Wednesday....
17:34, 06/12/2019

‘Jojo Rabbit’ wins Toronto’s sought-after audience award Taika Waititi’s Nazi Germany-set satire “Jojo Rabbit” has won the People’s Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been a reliable omen for Academy Awards chances...
17:34, 09/16/2019

Ciaran McKeown Dies at 76; Sought Peace in Northern Ireland Mr. McKeown was inspired by the deaths of three children to help found the Peace People, a grass-roots organization that campaigned for an end to violence....
03:34, 09/07/2019

Prosecutors say NYC policewoman sought murder of her husband and 14-year-old girl A New York City policewoman was arrested on Friday and charged with asking a man to arrange the murder of her estranged husband and a 14-year-old girl, court documents showed....
08:51, 05/18/2019

Arson suspect sought in north side dumpster fire TUCSON – An arson suspect is sought in connection to a dumpster fire that occurred early Wednesday morning at a north side shopping center. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, PCSD responded to a report of a fire burning in a dumpster and a small trash can behind the shopping ...
23:34, 06/21/2019

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon The company, long a target of President Trump, is seen as the leading competitor for a $10 billion cloud computing contract that the president said he was “getting tremendous complaints about.”...
05:51, 07/19/2019

In First Ad 25 Years Ago, Amazon's Jeff Bezos Sought "Top-Notch" Talent Amazon has faced flak for gruelling standards it set for its employees from time to time and the first job listing now doing the rounds on social media has revealed that the founder of the company,......
14:51, 07/08/2019

Man sought in connection to robbery at south side Family Dollar TUCSON – Tucson Police Department announced Thursday afternoon that they are asking for the public for help in identifying a man who recently robbed a store on the south side of Tucson. According to TPD, the man reportedly robbed the Family Dollar at 3570 S. Sixth Street north of Ajo Way. Deta...
20:51, 08/30/2019

Centre's Response Sought On Pleas Challenging New Anti-Terror Law The Supreme Court Friday sought the Centre's reply on petitions challenging the constitutional validity of amendments made to the UAPA provisions empowering the state to designate individuals as......
04:00, 09/07/2019

Medal of Honor review sought for minority World War I heroes Lawmakers want the Pentagon to take another look at scores of soldiers who may have been denied the nation's highest military honor due to their race or religion....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Suspect in Philadelphia sought for opening fire on car waiting for AAA, police say Authorities in Pennsylvania are on the hunt for a shooting suspect caught on video over the weekend opening fire on a car that was waiting for AAA to arrive, police said Tuesday....
03:51, 05/08/2019

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
18:51, 05/29/2019

White-Ass Joe Biden Claims Old White-Ass Segregationist Never Called Him ‘Boy’ Here’s a suggestion: If you are an old white man running for president and opponents and pundits claim that you’re out of touch and “old-fashioned,” you probably shouldn’t recall your work with segregationist senators as a fond memory of the good old days where people with differing opinions could t...
05:51, 06/20/2019

Virgil Abloh Responds to Claims Off-White Is Too White After facing public backlash from photos showing a too-white staff, Off-White™’s creator Virgil Abloh clarifies that he does, indeed, have plenty of Black Friends....
19:51, 05/04/2019

DeMarcus Cousins sought on arrest warrant for domestic violence charge DeMarcus Cousins' ex-girlfriend has alleged that the Lakers center threatened in a phone call to kill her.       ...
22:51, 08/29/2019

Revealed: Mobil sought to fight environmental regulation, documents show Oil giant looked to make tax-exempt donations to universities and civic groups in the early 1990s to promote the company’s interestsOil giant Mobil sought to make tax-exempt donations to leading universities, civic groups and arts programmes to promote the company’s interests and undermine environme...
08:17, 06/12/2019

Trump lawyer reportedly sought info on Flynn’s cooperation with Mueller The Justice Department released transcripts of a phone call showing President Trump’s personal lawyer seeking information from about Michael Flynn’s discussions with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a report said. Trump attorney John Dowd called Rob Kelner, the lawyer for Trump’s former national secu...
05:34, 06/01/2019

RCMP: Missing Canadian teens sought as suspects in deaths of three people Two Canadian teenagers who were thought to be missing are now being sought as suspects in the deaths of three people, including a U.S. citizen and her Australian boyfriend who were found fatally shot last week....
10:17, 07/24/2019

Kevin Spacey's accuser says his cellphone sought by defense is missing Kevin Spacey says his accuser's phone will show he's not guilty of groping. The accuser says he hasn't seen the phone since giving it to cops in 2017.        ...
02:17, 06/20/2019

NRA chief sought purchase of $6 million mansion in wake of Parkland shooting The gun-rights group said the proposed purchase of a $6 million estate, which was not completed, was the idea of its longtime ad firm. The firm rejects that, saying LaPierre sought the property in the Dallas suburb....
01:34, 08/08/2019

Death of Teenager Who Sought Euthanasia Sets Off Media Flurry, and Corrections The Dutch case of Noa Pothoven, 17, who had written about being a rape victim and her experience with mental illness, ricocheted around the globe. But initial stories got it wrong....
19:00, 06/06/2019

A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out. The Belgian Embassy is facing criticism after the forcible removal of the family, members of the Uighur minority group that China treats as a security threat....
19:17, 06/18/2019

Poll Body's Response Sought On Request To Advance Voting Timing To 5 am The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Election Commission to decide on a plea seeking to advance the voting timing to 5 am for the remaining phases of the Lok Sabha election due to heat waves and......
12:51, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says Norway talks sought 'peaceful agenda' with opposition Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday that two of his envoys went to Norway this week to begin "exploration" into a dialogue with the opposition to "build a peaceful agenda."...
01:51, 05/18/2019

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
21:17, 06/14/2019

Kentucky State Police: Corbin Man Sought In Woman’s Shooting Death LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police are on the lookout for a Corbin man who they say shot and killed his girlfriend earlier in the week. Nicholas M. Rucker Kentucky State Police have issued an arrest warrant for 38-year-old Nicholas M. Rucker. Troopers were called out Wednesday evening to a shooting...
19:34, 05/25/2019

Florida man sought after breaking into home, taking daughter by force, police say A Florida father may be heading to another state after breaking into a home and taking off with his 8-year-old biological daughter, authorities said Saturday....
18:51, 05/12/2019

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by Congress for construction of the barrier....
05:00, 05/25/2019

Colorado School Shooting: Accused Transgender Sought Revenge For Bullying A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court......
13:17, 06/21/2019

'Person of interest' sought in 3 suspected arson fires at Hawaii hotels Authorities in Hawaii are investigating fires that they believe were intentionally set at three high-rise resort hotels near Waikiki Beach over the past four days, officials said Wednesday. ...
16:34, 08/08/2019

Person of Interest sought after man found dead in Green Valley home TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a residence in Green Valley after a man was found dead inside a bedroom Wednesday afternoon. According to PCSD, the body of the man in his 60s was found in a home near the 600 block of Woodfield Drive, near La Canada Drive and Ca...
03:51, 07/11/2019

Apple Transparency Report Reveals India Sought Data for 49 Devices The Indian government asked Apple to provide information related to customers' data for 49 devices like iPhones in the July-December 2018 period – almost 100 percent increase from the earlier......
08:34, 07/04/2019

Prosecutors Sought Chinese Bank Records in North Korea Probe A U.S. federal judge ordered three Chinese banks to provide documents sought by a grand jury and federal prosecutors investigating a Hong Kong-based front company for North Korea’s nuclear program, according to an unsealed opinion....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Pochettino tells Tottenham players who sought exit to refocus or be dropped • Eriksen, Rose and Aurier among those who tried to move• ’Tottenham have more rumours than other clubs’Mauricio Pochettino has called upon the clutch of Tottenham players who wanted to leave over the summer to refocus or prepare to spend time on the sidelines.Christian Eriksen, Danny Rose, Serge Au...
00:34, 09/14/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
23:34, 06/17/2019

Recreational marijuana use signed into law in Illinois A bill legalizing the use of recreational marijuana was signed into Illinois law. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.        ...
17:34, 06/26/2019

Maryland beats Illinois 6-2 in Big Ten opener OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maxwell Costes and Justin Vought each hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and Maryland beat third-seeded Illinois 6-2 on Wednesday in the opener of the Big Ten Tournament. Michael Massey pulled the Fighting Illini into a 1-1 tie with an RBI single in the fifth inning before Ma...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana and the second to enact It through the Legislature rather than the ballot box. (June 25)        ...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Teens sought in Canada manhunt for 3 killings believed on foot in rugged terrain The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say two teens wanted in connection with three killings have been spotted twice in the rugged area of Manitoba where they apparently escaped on foot after burning their car.        ...
18:17, 07/26/2019

India’s Widows, Abused at Home, Have Sought Refuge in This Holy City for Centuries Many of India’s castaway widows wind up in Vrindavan, where for hundreds of years they have begged to survive. But their lives have improved considerably of late, thanks to a government shelter....
09:34, 08/27/2019

Deutsche Bank says records sought in Trump congressional probe include tax returns Financial records related to U.S. President Donald Trump and three of his children that congressional Democrats have requested from Deutsche Bank AG include tax returns, the bank disclosed in a court filing on Tuesday....
02:34, 08/28/2019

Catholic school music director sought sex with undercover cop posing as teen: affidavit A Catholic school teacher was busted after he sought sex with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl, saying he wanted to get intimate with her on a “desk in his classroom,” court documents reveal. Lazaro Benito Rocha — the 26-year-old director of music at St. Peter, Prince of the Apostl...
21:17, 05/15/2019

Trump Adviser Said to Have Pursued Saudi Nuclear Deal as He Sought Administration Role A report from the House Oversight Committee disclosed new details of how Thomas Barrack, a close friend of the president’s, sought to employ his influence....
11:51, 07/30/2019

College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty A recent graduate of Pennsylvania's Haverford College who tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns through a computer lab there has agreed to plead guilty to cybersecurity violations, federal prosecutors said on Monday....
14:34, 08/06/2019

US Judge Blocks Some Funds Sought By Donald Trump For Mexico Border Wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by......
07:34, 05/25/2019

Afghan President Inherits Long-Sought Role After U.S. Ends Taliban Talks President Trump’s decision to cancel a U.S.-Taliban deal and end negotiations effectively hands Afghan President Ashraf Ghani the control he has long craved over a peace process from which he had been excluded....
12:00, 09/11/2019

Crime Trackers: Man accused of taking upskirt photos sought by Sahuarita police SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Sahuarita Police Department needs the publics help in identifying a man who allegedly used his cell phone to take photographs underneath a women’s dress. The incident happened on May 7 at the Fry’s Grocery Store in Sahuarita. Sgt. Mike Falquez said the 35-year-ol...
03:34, 05/10/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July he is declaring his independence from the GOP....
00:51, 07/05/2019

Iranian supertanker sought by US is leased to Revolutionary Guard in apparent act of defiance: report The Iran-flagged supertanker that left port in Gibraltar has reportedly been leased out to the country's Revolutionary Guards, which is seen as an apparent show of defiance to the U.S. that tried to seize the vessel because of its ties to the elite group designated by the Trump administration a terr...
10:34, 08/21/2019

Indian migrant girl, 6, died in Arizona desert as mother sought water A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday....
07:51, 06/15/2019

U.S. judge orders Peru ex-president Toledo held in jail as extradition sought Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo, facing extradition from the United States as part of a corruption investigation, was deemed a flight risk by a U.S. judge on Friday and ordered held in jail....
02:34, 07/20/2019

Citgo sought contract with Venezuelan drug suspect's firm -court document U.S. refiner Citgo sought to sign a contract with a firm owned by a Venezuelan accused of involvement in the drug trade by the U.S. government, according to a complaint by Citgo's former human resources director filed in a Texas court....
01:34, 05/17/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislature rather than the ballot box. Legalization in Ill...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance budget deficits, according to a court filing on Monday....
07:00, 07/02/2019

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
01:34, 06/15/2019

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
06:51, 06/13/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo’s leg and caused injuries that led to it bei...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf of 18-year-old Adam Hergenreder. (September 13)        ...
01:34, 09/15/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday morning legalizing recreational use of marijuana, making Illinois the 11th state to decriminalize the drug....
20:34, 06/25/2019

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
17:51, 07/03/2019

5 from Tennessee killed in Illinois interstate crash MARION, Ill. (AP) — Five people from Memphis, Tennessee who were headed to Chicago were killed in a crash in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police said Friday the driver of an SUV and its four passengers died Thursday afternoon on Interstate 57 in Franklin County when the SUV crashed into the rea...
04:17, 05/04/2019

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
14:34, 08/08/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care that it has sometimes left children in grave danger. The study released Wednesday is comes after Gov. J.B. Pritzker asked the University of Chicago...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
01:17, 06/02/2019

Several hospitalized after blast at Illinois silicon plant A massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois sent at least four people to the hospital late Friday night. The 9:30 p.m. blast at AB Specialty Silicones, located at an industrial park in Waukegan, also left an unknown number of employees unaccounted for, CNN reported. Local police said...
16:51, 05/04/2019

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC’s endorsement of his rival Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the progressive star’s backing of his “extremist” opponent won’t help knock him out of the Chicago-area seat. “I think it’s always a bad idea for Democrats to go after Demo...
03:51, 09/18/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved by the Illinois House. The bill passed Wednesday is designed to address what Democratic Rep. Kathleen Willis of Addison calls deficiencies in the sta...
08:51, 05/30/2019

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday, sending the Cardinals to their sixth Super Regional in the past seven seasons. After committing a c...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Illinois Rep. John Shimkus quits House Longtime Illinois Rep. John Shimkus said Friday he would not seek reelection — becoming at least the 12th House Republican to call it quits after their current term is up. Shimkus, who was elected in 1996 to represent the 15th District in the southeastern part of the state, made the announcement in ...
11:51, 08/31/2019

Netanyahu says he sought to annex Jordan Valley before election but Israel’s AG halted move: report Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly said Wednesday he had planned to declare sovereignty over the Jordan Valley immediately but Israel's attorney general told him he did not have the authority to do so until after he was reelected and able to form a new government....
07:00, 09/12/2019

Blast hits busy street in Lyon, France, injuring seven; suspect on bicycle sought A "low force" blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people        ...
02:51, 05/25/2019

Handwritten Note Proves Trump Is a Dotard as He 'Intentially' Sought to Bash Democrats' 'Achomlishments' The president of the United States doesn’t just act like a third grader, he spells like one who has refused to go to school and instead sits in his room and makes deals with Russians while touting himself as the biggest billionaire the world has ever seen....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Colorado immigration advocate killed in crash with Salvadoran who once sought sanctuary in church: report A Colorado father of five who was a staunch supporter for immigrant rights died last week when his motorcycle was hit by a Salvadoran man living in the United States illegally who had made headlines earlier this year for seeking sanctuary in a local church, reports say....
20:17, 08/09/2019

Bids sought for ways to protect Chignecto Isthmus from risk posed by rising seas The long-awaited, $700,000 process asks firms to come up with three different options for viable, resilient solutions to protect the roads, dikes and infrastructure on the Chignecto Isthmus....
04:51, 07/25/2019

'I've seen terrible, terrible violence': cocaine and meth fuel crime and chaos in Fiji The Pacific island best known as a popular holiday destination is grappling with a growing drug problemIn the early hours of a Saturday morning in the city of Nadi, on the west coast of Fiji’s main island, Isaiah* is sitting in a Burger King drinking Fanta through a straw and explaining how he becam...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
18:51, 05/18/2019

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after the blast died, a local coroner confirmed, and the official death toll is expected to rise to four as authorities suspended the search for two other bodi...
14:00, 05/05/2019

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to a lynx, reports said....
07:51, 06/24/2019

Illinois State Police trooper killed during shootout An Illinois State Police Trooper died from a shootout while executing a search warrant with other SWAT team members in a dangerous residential neighborhood in East St. Louis....
17:00, 08/24/2019

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hynes’ son-in-law, confirmed that Hynes died Saturday in Chicago at Northwestern Memorial Hospital from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. ...
19:34, 05/05/2019

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday. The death comes amid an epidemic of hospitalizations nationwide linked to the ba...
21:00, 08/24/2019

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say they have registered the first case of a patient dying after vaping....
05:34, 08/25/2019

Illinois: two dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownTwo people have died and two others are missing feared dead after an overnight explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant.Waukegan fire marshal Steven Lenzi said one body was reco...
04:34, 05/05/2019

Here’s the ‘unsavory,’ legal way rich Illinois teens are getting college aid Wealthy parents have found a new, totally legal trick to game the college admissions system — transferring guardianship of their teens to relatives or friends so the kids can cry poor on their financial-aid applications. The shameful tactic — reported Monday in The Wall Street Journal, amid an ongoi...
03:51, 07/31/2019

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance budget deficits, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday....
21:51, 07/01/2019

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silicones factory general manager Mac Penman says the service will be Friday morning at the site north of Chicago. Fire officials say they believe the May 3 ...
07:51, 05/10/2019

One dead in massive Illinois plant explosion, 2 still missing One person was killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.        ...
18:17, 05/04/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearings in the case. Court records show 36-year-old JoAnn Cunningham and 60-year-old Andrew Freund Sr. of Crystal Lake are scheduled for Friday morning prel...
07:51, 05/10/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. Pritzker joined fellow Democrats Saturday to announce the legislation. It would allow adults 21 and older to legally buy ca...
21:17, 05/04/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of $17.50 for electric vehicle owners in the state. It’s part of proposed legislation that also t...
23:34, 05/10/2019

The Latest: 1 body found after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Authorities have recovered the body of one person following an explosion and fire at an Illinois factory. They believe two other people who are still missing are dead. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi sa...
21:17, 05/04/2019

Trial To Begin For Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Missing Illinois Boy CINCINNATI (WLWT) — Brian Rini, the man at the center of the Timmothy Pitzen hoax, is set to go on trial Monday in federal court. WLWT reports that Rini, 23, was charged with lying to federal agents earlier this year after claiming he was Pitzen, a boy who went missing from Aurora, Illinois, in 2011...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Illinois teen wakes up thinking each day is June 11: 'It's like a movie' An Illinois teenager wakes up every day thinking it's June 11, 2019, the day she suffered a traumatic brain injury. Two hours later, her memory resets, and she's back to where she started when she woke up....
11:00, 09/12/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared dead....
03:00, 05/05/2019

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I mean that one of Sandoval’s supporters pointed an automatic weapon—which was likely fake—at a person wearing a Donald Trump mask. Basically, the man ...
00:51, 08/20/2019

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Clemson (35-24) jumped ahead 4-2 in the third inning and never trailed again. Michael Green an...
02:34, 06/01/2019

Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing An Illinois man who booby-trapped a shotgun that killed a neighbor last year was convicted Thursday of murder and another charge, according to media reports....
14:34, 09/14/2019

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14:51, 05/25/2019

Archbishop Sheen’s remains moved to Illinois from NY church PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen have been removed from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York and are on their way to central Illinois. The move comes after three years of litigation that ended with a court ruling Sheen’s niece could bury him in Peoria, where h...
22:17, 06/27/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davi...
04:00, 08/09/2019

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Saturday at the Oxford Regional. Jacksonville State (38-22) was scoreless until its first four batters in the seventh go...
00:34, 06/02/2019

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan Woodring of Avon appeared Thursday in Fulton County Circuit Court. He’s accused of killing 39-y...
03:17, 06/28/2019

Report: Illinois gunman vowed to kill others if he was fired A report on the February shooting at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant found that the man who killed five people after he was fired told another employee that if he lost his job he would kill other workers and "blow police up."...
17:17, 04/29/2019

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or younger. The state bill, which passed 92-0 in the Illinois House and 51-0 in the state Senate, will take effect on January 1, 2020.Read more......
18:34, 08/14/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on the issue. Those 21 and older would be able to bu...
06:34, 06/26/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a statement Friday saying a person who had “recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe re...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a bill that also provides for the removal of certain previous drug convictions and will generate new revenue for the financially troubled state....
20:34, 06/25/2019

Illinois DE Roundtree injures spine in swimming accident Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree was speaking, eating and sitting up after severely injuring his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his Florida home, a school spokesman said Monday        ...
02:34, 05/21/2019

Alabama man fed meth to caged 'attack squirrel' Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged "attack squirrel" in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive. (June 18)        ...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Alabama fugitive who fed meth to pet 'attack squirrel' named Deeznutz charged with wildlife offense An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called "attack squirrel" he considered a pet has been charged with wildlife offense.        ...
18:51, 07/03/2019

Beyonce upsets hikers by closing one of the Grand Canyon's most sought-after locations to film new music video Some hikers and tourists are upset with Beyonce after the superstar shut down an exclusive and highly sought after part of the Grand Canyon in order to film her latest music video....
17:51, 07/18/2019

Jerry Falwell Jr. denies report of Michael Cohen's help sought in alleged 'racy photo' matter Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. has denied asking former Trump attorney Michael Cohen to intervene in a case where someone reportedly claimed to possess racy "personal" photos that were potentially embarrassing to Falwell and his wife, as a news outlet reported Tuesday night. ...
07:00, 05/08/2019

New Chelsea signing Christian Pulisic sought Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's advice before £58m move As Christian Pulisic contemplated the possibility of a dream £58m move from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea in January, he turned to one of Arsenal's best players for guidance....
08:51, 05/22/2019

Trump China currency manipulator designation met with congressional silence, including from Democrats who'd long sought it President Trump's designation of China as a currency manipulator has drawn virtually no reaction from members of Congress, even though a number of lawmakers have pressed for years such a move....
06:34, 08/08/2019

Woman escapes brutal 6-hour rape by jumping from window, police say; suspect identified, sought A 29-year-old woman who'd been brutally beaten and raped last week escaped by jumping out a second-floor window at her tormentors New York City home — where officials said she'd been assaulted for six hours....
16:51, 06/03/2019

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois State upset top-seeded Louisville 4-2 on Saturday in a winner’s bracket game of the NCAA Tournament. Hitless for three innings against the natio...
01:17, 06/02/2019

Illinois State edges Indiana 8-7 in NCAA tournament opener LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run lead to beat Indiana 8-7 on Friday in the opener of the Louisville regional. Aeilts delivered the last of three doubles for the hard-hitting Redbirds (35...
02:34, 06/01/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state. ...
21:51, 05/11/2019

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisville regional. The No. 4 Flames (29-22) homered in t...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who cautioned that fiscal challenges remain....
01:00, 06/04/2019

Staffer: Illinois newspaper editor resigned to spare layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A staff writer for Illinois’ capital-city newspaper says its editor has resigned to spare more layoffs. Angie Muhs (MYOOZ’) resigned from The State Journal-Register on Friday. Longtime health writer and union steward Dean Olsen says Muhs told him that part of her...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring federally subsidized family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, vowing the state would step in to fund most of those clinics itself....
04:17, 07/19/2019

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender students....
18:00, 07/01/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
09:17, 07/19/2019

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politicians and public health advocates...
22:17, 08/30/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal penalties on physicians who perform the procedures....
00:34, 06/02/2019

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 2 people and 2 are still missing A massive blast rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, killing two people and leaving three others injured, authorities said. Two people were still missing....
21:34, 05/05/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A day after striking out 18 times in an 8-7 loss to Il...
00:34, 06/02/2019

Judge slams petition challenging Illinois bonds as political An Illinois judge on Thursday ruled that a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of the state's general obligation bonds was political in nature and cannot proceed in court....
17:17, 08/30/2019

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hurt by falling debris when two carnival rides collided, according to new reports....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illinois State 11-2 on Sunday night in an elimination game of the NCAA tournament. Hours after knocking out second-seeded rival Indiana 9-7 to stay alive, ...
07:51, 06/03/2019

Illinois mother accused of driving with kids on top of SUV in inflatable pool An Illinois woman was arrested after authorities say she was spotted driving around with her kids sitting in an inflatable pool on top of her car.        ...
21:51, 07/10/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Baseball surrounding such instances and the league's response to them....
21:00, 08/07/2019

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich....
22:51, 07/17/2019

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring Sheen’s remains from Manhattan to Peoria, Illinois, after a court ruled Sheen’s niece could bury him there. Sheen, known for his revoluti...
22:34, 06/09/2019

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
17:34, 07/17/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she claimed....
05:34, 05/19/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours after they became available. Agriculture officials said Wednesday they received 295 applications to grow the plant on 7,100 acres (2,873 hectares). Ano...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Illinois lawmaker pooped on by pigeon during TV interview — about bird droppings Oh, crap! An Illinois lawmaker was pooped on by a pigeon at a Chicago Transit Authority stop while doing a TV interview about the pigeon droppings problem plaguing the station. Democratic state Rep. Jaime Andrade fell victim to the very problem he had been discussing during an interview with CBS Chi...
00:51, 09/17/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
04:34, 05/28/2019

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The law, signed by Pritzker last week, mandates that the history curriculum in schools across the state include lessons s...
22:17, 08/13/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.        ...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
03:51, 06/05/2019

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is holding a Thursday morning news conference at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency in Springfield with Adjutant General Richard Neely and others about...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Massive Illinois plant explosion injures 4, leaves 3 missing Four people were injured and three are still unaccounted for after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.        ...
16:34, 05/04/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Friday....
01:00, 05/04/2019

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always requires patients to be hospitalized....
12:34, 08/16/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served notice of her resignation Friday from the State Jour...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Illinois teen’s memory resets every two hours after head injury Of all the types of injuries a person can sustain, head injuries tend to be the scariest. Scientists have learned a lot about how the human brain works, but there are still many uncertainties. That’s especially true when it comes to brain injuries, where a person can appear medically healthy b...
19:51, 09/17/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
19:17, 06/12/2019

Illinois man left seriously injured after vicious bowling ball attack Police in Illinois are on the hunt for a suspect who was caught on video smashing another man's head with a bowling ball Wednesday night, an attack that briefly left the victim in a medically induced coma....
12:34, 09/08/2019

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The governor of Illinois plans to make the state the 11th in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has scheduled a legislation-signing ceremony Tuesday morning in Chicago. His staff listed the event on his schedule released late Monday night. ...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Illinois joins lawsuit to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , the New York attorney general's office, which is leading the effort along with California, said on Tuesday....
06:00, 09/04/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug ring. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Marquelle Palmer, of Bloomington, was found guilty Friday of murder in the death of Melissa Woods, who...
18:17, 05/06/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
01:17, 05/07/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming from his death, according to court documents....
22:51, 05/10/2019

Closing arguments to start in Illinois man's death penalty case Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers were due to make their closing arguments on Monday in the trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
13:00, 06/24/2019

Illinois sheriff’s deputy fatally shot; suspect barricaded AVON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy has died after being shot while responding to a call in Illinois where a suspect was barricaded in a home. Illinois State Police say the Fulton County sheriff’s deputy was responding to a battery and disturbance call about 2 p.m. Tuesd...
13:17, 06/26/2019

Illinois boy, 15, dies in crash at Michigan dirt bike race ARBELA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old Illinois boy has died after a crash during a dirt bike race in Michigan. The Tuscola County sheriff’s office says in a statement that the crash happened Saturday at Baja Acres in Arbela Township, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) northw...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Illinois governor gets boat speed warning on Wisconsin lake CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s press secretary says the governor received a warning for speeding during a boating trip on Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Pritzker spokeswoman Jordan Abudayyeh tells the Chicago Tribune in an email that it was still light out as Pritzker was traveling in...
17:51, 06/27/2019

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
02:34, 06/18/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom fatally shot at Illinois party Jaylon McKenzie, who was featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule sports, was shot in Illinois at a party.        ...
19:34, 05/06/2019

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder An Illinois man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and the decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now face the death penalty....
00:00, 06/25/2019

Watch: Illinois lawmaker targeted by bird during interview about pigeon poop An Illinois state representative giving a TV interview about a pigeon poop problem at a Chicago train station ended up illustrating the problem when a bird relieved itself onto his head....
06:00, 09/17/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans being injured by foul balls....
01:00, 06/28/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right” to have an abortion....
18:00, 06/01/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pension contributions could be a positive step for the financially shaky state, Wall Street credit rating analysts said on Wednesday....
23:17, 05/08/2019

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
04:00, 06/01/2019

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang        ...
01:17, 07/19/2019

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinois’ place as a leader in equality and hope.”...
07:17, 07/01/2019

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump will commute his 14-year sentence on corruption charges....
12:34, 08/15/2019

1 dead, 2 missing in massive Illinois plant explosion felt 20 miles away Three people were likely killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.        ...
23:00, 05/04/2019

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ballistic on June 24 when her 43-year-old boyfriend became upset because she was out all day and decided to end the relationship, according to the Her...
13:34, 07/18/2019

Man accused of killing Illinois state trooper arraigned; second suspect charged The man accused of killing an Illinois State Police officer in a shootout last week was arraigned Monday on first-degree murder charges while a second suspect was charged in connection to the trooper's death....
08:00, 08/28/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, officials said....
05:51, 05/05/2019

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, officials with the Rock Island Fire Department are urging cooks to be careful and to be safe during the gr...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be examined by a special prosecutor, an Illinois judge ruled Friday afternoon....
20:17, 06/21/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes Illinois is the first state to legalize marijuana sales via the legislature. It now joins 10 other states in allowing recreational pot use.        ...
18:51, 06/25/2019

Illinois boy, 14, born without arms lands 20-inch box jump in viral video A 14-year-old Illinois boy who was born without arms accomplished a 20-inch box jump Sunday, an achievement captured in a video that has since gone viral....
23:34, 07/26/2019

Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case An Illinois judge appointed a former U.S. Attorney as a special prosecutor Friday to lead an investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report he was assaulted by two men and prosecutors' handling of the case....
20:34, 08/23/2019

Illinois man accused of killing his 74-year-old mom with sword in suburban home: police An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing her body into a trash can, police said....
20:51, 08/01/2019

Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will County sheriff's office said in a statement....
07:17, 09/15/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all-to-common trend of mass gun violence....
04:34, 08/06/2019

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened on Wednesday....
00:17, 06/13/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
17:51, 06/12/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
02:34, 06/03/2019

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic congresswomen who have been criticized by Donald Tru...
22:51, 07/22/2019

Illinois trooper Nicholas Hopkins dies after being shot while serving a warrant EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis. Trooper Nicholas Hopkins, 33, of Waterloo, a 10-year veteran of the force, was wounded during an exchange of gunfire while serving the warrant at an East...
10:34, 08/24/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death toll to three employees with one more body believed to be in the debris, a fire official said....
04:34, 05/06/2019

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
23:51, 07/31/2019

Facebook's new policy banning white nationalism ignores content that doesn't explicitly use the term 'white nationalism,' auditors say Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook's new policy, which bans white nationalism from its platform, is too narrow, civil rights auditors said, because it only prohibits content which explicitly uses the phrases "white nationalism" or "white separatism." In March, the social media giant...
17:00, 07/02/2019

White supremacist 'Muslim Slayer' sent threats to Queen and sparked white powder terror alert A white supremacist who called himself "Muslim Slayer" sent white powder and threatening letters to The Queen, Theresa May, and David Cameron during a two-year race hate campaign, the Old Bailey heard today....
00:00, 09/03/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President Trump....
11:17, 08/19/2019

Women's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a renovation at her old high school in a neighboring state....
20:00, 07/09/2019

Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, the 11th state to do so and the first to implement a comprehensive statewide cannabis marketplace designed by legisl...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for staged Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President Trump. “The tolerant left,” wrote a Facebook user in response to the incident. Photos pos...
12:51, 08/19/2019

Body of slain Illinois student may be in landfill, new details from killer's attorneys suggest New information given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student who was kidnapped and murdered in 2017 suggests her body may be in a landfill in the eastern part of the state....
20:17, 08/03/2019

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
16:17, 07/17/2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE from listing or providing an exchange market for t...
19:51, 05/02/2019

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing this week that more than a hundred similar possible cases have been documented across the country.Read...
05:00, 08/24/2019

Illinois officials claim possible first death from vaping-related illness; investigation ongoing An Illinois resident who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness has died, Illinois Department of Public Health said.        ...
03:00, 08/24/2019

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
03:51, 06/28/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
05:51, 06/01/2019

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is “completely unfit” for office and must be denie...
21:34, 08/25/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since the state income tax was enacted 50 years ago....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Civic...
19:51, 05/02/2019

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
16:51, 05/30/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar A former University of Illinois doctoral student was convicted Monday of killing a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a bus stop as she headed to sign an off-campus apartment lease....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether Brendt Christensen will spend the rest of his life in prison or be put to death....
12:34, 07/17/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in Lake County, Ill., U.S. media reports say....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Illinois teens charged with beating special-needs girl in viral video, police say Three teenage girls in Illinois were charged Thursday in connection with the beating of a 15-year-old special-needs girl, which was recorded in a video that went viral, police said....
03:00, 07/26/2019

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided" and critics called "anti-Semitic" propaganda....
18:00, 05/31/2019

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four minority freshmen Democrats in a movie-type poster as “The Jihad Squad” last week before taking it down over the weekend. ​The meme ​released Friday by the Illinois Republican County Chairmen’s ...
16:34, 07/22/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in Illinois on Saturday night, according to police....
23:34, 05/05/2019

Police seek suspects in shooting death of 14-year-old Illinois football star Illinois State police continued to look for suspects Monday as they asked the public for help in the weekend shooting death of a promising 14-year-old middle school athlete who had already received college football scholarship offers....
20:51, 05/06/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
10:51, 06/01/2019

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Friday.  ...
02:17, 08/03/2019

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
08:34, 07/02/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
16:34, 08/17/2019

University of Illinois student Andrew Smith accused of hanging noose in campus elevator (WAND/NBC News) A University of Illinois student has been arrested after a noose was found hanging in an elevator at a building on campus. Andrew Smith, 19, of Normal was charged with disorderly conduct and a hate crime. Smith was arraigned Tuesday afternoon and given a $5,000 bail, according to the...
21:34, 09/05/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a lifetime prison sentence for the rape and murder of a 26-year-old scholar from China he abducted from a bus stop near campus in 2017....
03:34, 07/19/2019

Illinois train derailment sparks massive fire, forces home and school evacuations A train derailed in southwestern Illinois Tuesday afternoon, sparking a huge fire that sent plumes of black smoke billowing into the air that could be seen in downtown St. Louis....
21:51, 09/10/2019

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they intend to seek the death penalty....
22:17, 06/03/2019

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese scholar will face a death sentence or spend the rest of his life behind bars....
08:51, 07/18/2019

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming accident The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten’s best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, suffered a severe spinal injury during a swimming incident on Saturday, according to 247Sports, and underwent surgery on Sunday. Illinois coach Lovie Sm...
19:34, 05/20/2019

Illinois boy told doctor ‘maybe Mommy didn’t mean to hurt me’ months before beating death, records show Months before his body was found buried in a shallow grave, a 5-year-old Illinois boy had disclosed information about possible abuse to a doctor — but his alarming words wasn’t enough to place him in protective custody, records showed....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Cash-strapped Illinois counties using collection agency to badger drivers over unpaid traffic tickets Current and former Illinois residents are complaining that local counties have resorted to hiring a collection agency to harass them over unpaid parking and traffic tickets from as far back as the 1980s....
00:34, 07/19/2019