Durham Regional Police say they began the investigation after a serious increase in opioid-related deaths in the community.
A man who stabbed a U of C student to death at a house party in 2013 has lost his appeal. Mitchell Harkes was seeking to have his second-degree murder conviction overturned.
Prosecutors at the R. Kelly sex trafficking trial ended their case Monday after calling dozens of witnesses over the past month who detailed the government’s sweeping allegations against the singer in lurid detail. Several women and two men who were in Kelly’s celebrity orbit testified about how he grooming them for unwanted sex and psychological… Continue reading Prosecutors wrap up case against R. Kelly in sex trafficking trial
Four famous giant sequoias were not harmed by a wildfire that reached the edge of Giant Forest in California’s Sequoia National Park, authorities said. The Four Guardsmen, a group of trees that form a natural entryway on the road to the forest, were successfully protected from the KNP Complex fire by the removal of nearby… Continue reading 4 famous giant trees not harmed by fire at Sequoia National Park
Sun-Times file Brown Line service were suspended between Western and Kimball. A woman was struck and killed by a CTA Brown Line train Monday morning at the Kedzie Avenue stop on the Northwest Side. The woman, 75, was struck around 8:45 a.m. in the 4600 block of North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago police said. She was… Continue reading Woman fatally struck by Brown Line train at Kedzie
Jewel-Osco at 438 W. Madison St. in Oak Park | Google Maps Alberto Friedmann also sped toward the woman in his Jaguar and almost hit her, according to prosecutors. A health sciences professor has been charged with a felony hate crime after he allegedly yelled racial slurs and spit on a Black woman and her… Continue reading Professor yelled racial slurs, spit on Black woman and her 7-year-old daughter outside Oak Park Jewel-Osco, prosecutors say
Dr. Michael Hoffman, lead physician of Covid-19 Units at Cook County Health. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times I implore you, as a doctor for Cook County Health, to think of one person in your life that you care the most about and get vaccinated for them, if not for yourself. I am tired. We are tired. March… Continue reading To those who are unvaccinated, I urge you — trust us
A health sciences professor has been charged with a felony hate crime after he allegedly yelled racial slurs and spit on a Black woman and her daughter outside a Jewel-Osco in Oak Park earlier this month. Alberto Friedmann, 53, is also facing one count of felony aggravated assault with a motor vehicle for accelerating toward… Continue reading Professor Yelled Racial Slurs, Spit on Black Woman, 7-Year-Old Outside Jewel: Pros.
The Biden administration will require all international travelers coming into the U.S. to be fully vaccinated against COVID as part of a new international air travel system. Starting in early November, foreign nationals flying into the U.S. will be required to be fully vaccinated and must show proof of vaccination prior to boarding a U.S.-bound… Continue reading US to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for Arriving International Travelers
Authorities say a body discovered in northern Wyoming is believed to be that of a 22-year-old Long Island woman who disappeared while on a cross-country trek – and the FBI descended on her missing partner’s home Monday. A large contingent of agents with equipment descended on Brian Laundrie’s North Port home Monday morning. That came… Continue reading FBI Descends on Gabby Petito Boyfriend’s House as Search for Him Continues
Eighteen high school football games, primarily in West Texas, have not had enough local officials to help referee the game, causing the Texas Association of Sports Officials to send in officials from major metro areas to help out. “I never thought I would see the day that we had a shortage of football officials in… Continue reading Referee shortage impacts 18 high school football games in Texas
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Texas football opens the Big 12 schedule at home against Texas Tech Saturday at 11 a.m. at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. The evaluation period of the Steve Sarkisian era of Longhorns football truly starts now as Texas pursues a Big 12 championship. The Longhorns opened as 10-point favorites over the Red Raiders, according… Continue reading Casey Thompson to start against Texas Tech — here’s what Sarkisian said about the Red Raiders
European leaders had been incensed by the restrictions imposed by Trump and kept in place by Biden.
Coinbase halted plans to launch an interest-earning product two weeks after it took the SEC to task on Twitter for its lack of guidance on the matter.
Twitter announced Monday it will pay $809 million to settle a 2016 lawsuit alleging members of the social network’s leadership, including founder Jack Dorsey, provided misleading information to…
The boss of a Shanghai-based property developer, Zhang Yuanlin, lost more than a billion dollars Monday, as fears over the potential collapse of Chinese real estate giant Evergrande sent panic across…
US President Joe Biden would host Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a bilateral meeting at the White House on September 24, according to the president’s weekly schedule released on Monday.
“Every choice we make is the beginning of change,” the K-pop superstars said, kicking off “Leaders Week” at the U.N. General Assembly.
Well hello! I’m so glad you’re here. A version of this article also appeared in the It’s Not Just You newsletter. Sign up to get a new edition every Saturday. “Only art penetrates what pride, passion, intelligence and habit erect on all sides — the seeming realities of this world.” —Saul Bellow A few… Continue reading What We Learn About Ourselves From the Quietly Rebellious Art of Iranian Women
David Sassoli was taken to the Hôpital Civil in Strasbourg on Wednesday, his spokesperson said, adding he is currently in a “good condition”.
The new facility was completely funded by donations.
The polls close at 8:30 p.m. AT and results for the province’s 10 ridings will be updated here.
Although most of the building’s occupants had escaped safely on their own, three people were trapped inside and needed rescue.
The University of Waterloo cited COVID-19 vaccination rates on campus as the primary reason to move ahead with opening things up.
One Calgary community is holding a “family-friendly” virtual party in an effort to allow interested viewers a chance to come together, while limiting the spread of COVID-19.
The health unit reports there is currently one hospitalized case of COVID-19 but no ICU admissions as of Monday morning.
There are still signs of community spread in the Central Zone among those ‘aged 20 to 40 who are unvaccinated and participating in social activities.’
Waterloo Region’s public health unit has declared COVID-19 outbreaks at a high school and elementary school in the area.
“Thane Murray cared deeply about his family, friend[s], community and work.”
The two dogs were left in a hot car for at least four hours before police were called.
R. Kelly 54, is accused of running a Chicago-based enterprise of managers, bodyguards and other employees who helped him recruit and transport his victims. | AP file Prosecutors ended their case Monday. The defense will now begin calling former Kelly employees in an effort to cast doubt on some of the accusers’ accounts. NEW YORK… Continue reading R Kelly trial moves into next stage
The exterior of a Tulsa, Oklahoma, home used for the 1983 film “The Outsiders,” based on S.E. Hinton’s classic 1967 novel, was purchased by rapper Danny Boy O’Connor who converted it into The Outsiders House Museum. | AP The modest white bungalow with a wide front porch was used as a central set in the… Continue reading ‘Outsiders’ movie house: Tiny Tulsa museum drawing big-name fans
COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. And like the worldwide scourge of a century ago, the coronavirus may never entirely disappear from our midst. Instead, scientists hope the virus that causes COVID-19 becomes a mild seasonal bug as human immunity strengthens through vaccination… Continue reading COVID Has Killed About as Many Americans as 1918-19 Flu
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot delivered her 2022 budget address during Monday’s City Council meeting, unveiling plans to help close a $733 million budget gap fueled largely by economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Read her full address below. SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION There are many truths about this City that I know. I know these truths… Continue reading Read Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Full 2022 Budget Address
The announcement gives a fresh impetus to global vaccine supplies that had received a setback after India had halted exports earlier this year amid a crushing coronavirus wave.
England’s joint men’s and women’s tour of Pakistan next month has been cancelled due to concerns over “mental and physical well-being”, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced.
A storm of threats to the market have pushed stocks into the red recently. Here are some things to keep in mind before you rush for the exits.
Paul Rusesabagina, the “Hotel Rwanda” hero turned government critic, was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Monday after being convicted of terrorism in a trial that supporters say was politically…
It wasn’t exactly the screaming audience BTS is accustomed to but the Korean pop sensations had another sort of world stage Monday as they addressed the United Nations.
The European Union’s top court has ordered Poland to pay a daily fine of 500,000 euros ($586,000) until it complies with an earlier ruling to shut down a lignite mine near the border with the Czech Republic and Germany
The wooden vessel is called “Noah’s Violin.” As it floated through Venice’s Grand Canal on Saturday, members of the string quartet on board serenaded viewers with their own (real) instruments. (Image credit: Marco Bertorello/AFP via Getty Images)
Despite the eruption on the Canary island that has sent thousands fleeing, including some 500 tourists, Spain’s tourism minister said visitors should stay and “enjoy what nature has brought us.” (Image credit: Andres Gutierrez/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
“Covid is a serious thing and when it comes it hits very hard,” Madison Wilson said on Instagram.
President Biden will ease foreign travel restrictions into the US beginning in November, allowing foreign nationals into the country if they have proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test.
The man who inspired the film #HotelRwanda, Paul Rusesabagina, has been found guilty of terror-related offences by a court in Rwanda.
“As with the COVID-19 enquiries, European governments must challenge China’s cavalier approach to the WHO’s tobacco control efforts.”
‘We ask that any government officials here respect First Nations and their rights, not only today when I’m out on the boat, but every single day.’
Niagara police say the crash happened late on Friday night.
Northumberland OPP say a woman died following a crash along Sylvan Glen Road on Aug. 4, 2021.
A 17-year-old suspect, from Grand Rapids, Man., is facing second-degree murder charges in connection with the homicide of another teen in the community, RCMP said.