Man Faces Charges After Exchange of Gunfire With Off-Duty Deputy at Millennium Park

A man injured in an exchange of gunfire with an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s deputy at Millennium Park Friday evening is now facing multiple felony charges in connection with the case, officials said Sunday. According to Chicago police, 22-year-old Jordan Jackson has been charged with several felonies in connection to the Friday incident, which started… Continue reading Man Faces Charges After Exchange of Gunfire With Off-Duty Deputy at Millennium Park

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Missing Pflugerville teen found safe

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — On Sunday, the Pflugerville Police Department announced a missing teen was found safe. Pflugerville police released information Thursday regarding the disappearance of 14-year-old Yaslin De La O-Romero to its social media pages saying she was last seen Tuesday evening. PREVIOUS: Pflugerville police looking for missing 14-year-old girl

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92 Monkeypox Cases Now In 12 Countries

The World Health Organization said it expects to identify more cases of monkeypox as it expands surveillance in countries where the disease is not typically found.

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Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson Departing From ‘Saturday Night Live’

NEW YORK — Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson are among those departing from “Saturday Night Live,” leaving the sketch institution without arguably its two most famous names after Saturday’s 47th season finale. Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney will also leave the cast after the episode hosted by Natasha Lyonne. The departures represent one of the… Continue reading Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson Departing From ‘Saturday Night Live’

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Turtles freed in Tunisia with tracking monitor

Three rescued loggerhead turtles are released into the Mediterranean off the Tunisian coastal city of Sfax, one, named Marwa, with a tracking beacon glued to its shell to help researchers better protect the threatened species.

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Kahnawà:ke youth protest against Bill 96

The Mercier Bridge leading to Montreal was blocked by Kahnawà:ke Peacekeepers for more than an hour Saturday, as youth from the community protested against Bill 96.

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Climate to Conflict, Davos’ Post-COVID Return Has Full Plate

Davos — the hub of an elite annual gathering in the Swiss Alps — is back, more than two years after the coronavirus pandemic kept its business gurus, political leaders and high-minded activists away. There’s no shortage of urgent issues for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting to tackle. With their lofty ambition to help… Continue reading Climate to Conflict, Davos’ Post-COVID Return Has Full Plate

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78,000 Pounds of Infant Formula Arrives in US

Enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis. The formula, weighing 78,000 pounds (35,380 kilograms), was being transported by military plane, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One as President Joe Biden flew from South Korea to Japan. It is the first… Continue reading 78,000 Pounds of Infant Formula Arrives in US

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Forecast: Cool, Breezy Conditions Expected in Chicago Area Sunday

Residents in the Chicago area will see a cool and breezy Sunday, with below-average temperatures settling in for an extended stay. According to forecast models, temperatures will start out cool and stay cool on Sunday, with highs reaching into the low-to-mid 60s throughout the area. That will be accompanied by dry conditions after a cold… Continue reading Forecast: Cool, Breezy Conditions Expected in Chicago Area Sunday

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Land artist Jon Foreman, whose canvas is a beach

Artist Jon Foreman finds inspiration in nature and a receding tide, using rocks that he finds, or raked sand, to turn the beaches of Wales into spectacular designs that are destined to be washed away. Correspondent Seth Doane reports on landscape art that is stunning – and fleeting.

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Biden Says Monkeypox Cases Something to ‘Be Concerned About’

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea — President Joe Biden said Sunday that recent cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Europe and the United States were something “to be concerned about.” In his first public comments on the disease, Biden added: “It is a concern in that if it were to spread it would be consequential.”… Continue reading Biden Says Monkeypox Cases Something to ‘Be Concerned About’

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What cyclists love — and hate — about biking in Chicago

Cyclists said they don’t like lanes that are merely painted on the ground — because they often fade and offer little protection. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times Chicagoans love their bikes, and they eagerly share their favorite routes to ride in the city. Local cyclists also are quick to spout their frustrations and concerns, from safety to… Continue reading What cyclists love — and hate — about biking in Chicago

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Memo: Austin Water anticipates drought water restrictions soon

AUSTIN (KXAN) — In a memo to Austin council members, Austin Water’s interim director said staff anticipates drought response stage one regulations will be triggered “in the near future.” This would be the first water restriction stage since November 2018 when Austin entered its base water conservation stage. Summer forecast: What to expect with drought… Continue reading Memo: Austin Water anticipates drought water restrictions soon

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