SPS: Drive sober and safe on NYE

The Saskatoon Police Service’s traffic unit implemented their December sobriety checkpoint campaign, which will continue on New Years Eve.

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Police fatally shoot man who rammed patrol cars in Beaumont

A man who was wanted on a felony warrant was fatally shot early Friday by Riverside County Sheriff’s Department deputies and other officers after allegedly ramming into patrol vehicles in Beaumont, officials said. The incident unfolded about 10 p.m. Thursday, when deputies from the Perris station responded to a report of a domestic dispute in… Continue reading Police fatally shoot man who rammed patrol cars in Beaumont

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Glenbard West completes dominant run to York championship

Glenbard West’s Caden Pierce (3) controls the ball during the game against Lyons. | Kirsten Stickney/For the Sun-Times Cade Pierce was a crucial part of Glenbard West’s 60-28 win against Lyons in the championship game of the Jack Tosh Holiday Classic on Friday at York.  Cade Pierce was a crucial part of Glenbard West’s 60-28… Continue reading Glenbard West completes dominant run to York championship

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Big Game Hunting: Brand-new Notre Dame coach will turn ‘D’ loose vs. Oklahoma State

Irish players celebrate a sack against Stanford. | Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Marcus Freeman has the goods — and the pass rushers — to beat veteran Mike Gundy in the Fiesta Bowl. Also: Rose, Sugar, Outback and Citrus picks. Other than his 148 career victories, 17 years of head-coaching experience, 16 straight winning seasons… Continue reading Big Game Hunting: Brand-new Notre Dame coach will turn ‘D’ loose vs. Oklahoma State

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks: Chicago to Host 1.5-Mile Display, City’s Largest Ever

A 1.5-mile-long New Year’s Eve fireworks show in Chicago will explode along Lake Michigan and the Chicago River at midnight, marking the city’s entry into 2022 with its largest fireworks display ever. “This will be the largest fireworks display in the City’s history and one of the largest anywhere in the world,” Arena Partners CEO,… Continue reading New Year’s Eve Fireworks: Chicago to Host 1.5-Mile Display, City’s Largest Ever

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People of Myanmar face ‘unprecedented’ crisis in 2022

The people of Myanmar are facing an unprecedented political, socioeconomic, human rights and humanitarian crisis with needs escalating dramatically since the military takeover and a severe COVID-19 third wave.   Read the full story, “People of Myanmar face ‘unprecedented’ crisis in 2022”, on globalissues.org →

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Sudan: Refrain from ‘disproportionate use of force’ against protesters

Reported killings and injuries during peaceful demonstrations in Sudan is a cause for deep concern, said the UN human rights office on Friday (OHCHR). Read the full story, “Sudan: Refrain from ‘disproportionate use of force’ against protesters”, on globalissues.org →

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Three Tanzanian peacekeepers injured in Central African Republic

Three Tanzanian peacekeepers  serving on the United Nations’ mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA) were injured on Thursday, when their vehicle struck an unidentified explosive device.   Read the full story, “Three Tanzanian peacekeepers injured in Central African Republic”, on globalissues.org →

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As Bulls move closer to being back to full strength, decisions coming

Guards Alex Caruso and Lonzo Ball could each return next week, finally giving the Bulls a backcout at full strength. With White playing well lately, what becomes of the minutes handed out to both him and Ayo Dosunmu? Chris Fleming doesn’t know when or where, but the Bulls acting head coach knows the team will… Continue reading As Bulls move closer to being back to full strength, decisions coming

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Families march for Chicago’s homicide victims: ‘To us, it’s our world’

The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Michael Pfleger march with the families of gun violence victims on Friday along Michigan Avenue. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times “The violence is a Chicago problem — not just a West Side or South Side problem, but a city problem,” the Rev. Michael Pfleger said. Hundreds of grieving Chicago families closed… Continue reading Families march for Chicago’s homicide victims: ‘To us, it’s our world’

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Is Mother Nature playing catch-up? Storm could drop 9 inches of snow on Chicago: NWS

A woman uses an umbrella to shield herself from snow Dec. 28 while she walks past the Edgewater Branch of the Chicago Public Library. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times file A winter storm warning goes into effect from noon Saturday until 6 a.m. Sunday for northern Illinois and northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service said. While snow… Continue reading Is Mother Nature playing catch-up? Storm could drop 9 inches of snow on Chicago: NWS

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Bears coach Matt Nagy’s coordinators have kept season from being even worse

Desai (right) did as well as could be expected trying to hold together the defense as it declined. | AP If you think this is bad, imagine what it’d be without Bill Lazor nudging the Bears toward a power running game and Sean Desai coming up with endless ideas to keep the defense strong. It… Continue reading Bears coach Matt Nagy’s coordinators have kept season from being even worse

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Betty White, Beloved Star of ‘The Golden Girls,’ Dies at 99

Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, whether as a man-crazy TV hostess on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or the loopy housemate on “The Golden Girls,” has died. She was 99. White’s death was confirmed by her longtime agent Jeff Witjas in a phone call… Continue reading Betty White, Beloved Star of ‘The Golden Girls,’ Dies at 99

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How to Prep Your Vehicle For Weekend Storm Taking Aim at Chicago Area

A winter storm expected to drop several inches of snow on the Chicago area this weekend, creating hazardous, slippery road conditions, has Illinois officials encouraging drivers to stay off the roads. But if you must travel, there are a few ways to prep your vehicle. The Illinois Department of Transportation said more than 1,800 trucks… Continue reading How to Prep Your Vehicle For Weekend Storm Taking Aim at Chicago Area

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Illinois Drivers Urged to Postpone Unnecessary Travel During Weekend Winter Storm

The Illinois Department of Transportation on Friday urged drivers to consider postponing unnecessary road travel this weekend as heavy snow, bitter cold and gusty winds threaten the Chicago area during a winter storm taking aim at the region. IDOT expects the winter storm will “create hazardous conditions across the state,” including extremely slick conditions and… Continue reading Illinois Drivers Urged to Postpone Unnecessary Travel During Weekend Winter Storm

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Wave of Canceled Flights From Omicron Closes Out 2021

More canceled flights frustrated air travelers on the final day of 2021 and appeared all but certain to inconvenience hundreds of thousands more over the New Year’s holiday weekend. Airlines blamed many of the cancellations on crew shortages related to the spike in COVID-19 infections, along with wintry weather in parts of the United States.… Continue reading Wave of Canceled Flights From Omicron Closes Out 2021

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Updated signs required in all Texas salons & massage parlors to crack down on human trafficking

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Starting Jan. 1, all salons and massage parlors across the state will have to update signage in their businesses aiming to crack down on human trafficking. “It’s important to recognize the red flags, and also to know who to call,” Susanne Crane, a SAFE Cares advocacy manager, said. She’s glad the state… Continue reading Updated signs required in all Texas salons & massage parlors to crack down on human trafficking

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