CHICAGO — Police have charged a 32-year-old man in the deadly CTA bus stop crash that claimed the life of a 14-year-old girl last Friday. Dwayne Owens, of Chicago, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI resulting in death, accident and bodily harm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. Owens also faces charges of driving without insurance.
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police say a person died at the hospital Wednesday night after a shooting in the East Riverside-Oltorf neighborhood. Police say they were called to the 2100 block of East Oltorf Street between Burton Drive and Douglas Street at 9:09 p.m. That’s just east of Interstate 35. Austin-Travis County EMS says paramedics
For more than a year, Glendale Heights landlord Gope Thadani insisted that the state of Illinois had made a huge mistake when he was denied thousands of dollars in emergency rental assistance. That money was earmarked by lawmakers for people just like him, but state officials denied his application in part based on a conclusion
A 1-year-old boy was found safe Wednesday afternoon after the vehicle he was in was carjacked in the South Loop. A man, 51, was on the street next to his parked car about 12:45 p.m. in the first block of East 23rd Street when another vehicle pulled up alongside him, Chicago police said. A suspect
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Anger and frustration at a rally outside La Escuelita School in Oakland Wednesday afternoon as tensions have been rising over the closure of several schools in the Oakland Unified School District. Last week, it reached a boiling point when protesters occupying one of the closed schools clashed with district security officers.
Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant may have had an untimely passing, but his memory continues to live on in thousands of youngsters who will bear his name and keep his legacy alive. The NBA Hall-of-Famer tops the list of sports-inspired baby names from 2020-21, according to research from sports betting site BetSperts. Data analyzed
PALM BEACH, Fla. — The FBI’s surprise search of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home stirred up a hornet’s nest of anger among his loyal base, who are more determined than ever to help Mr. Trump win a second term in the White House. But the raid, and any charges the Department of Justice may lodge
EMERYVILLE — A fire caught on surveillance camera footage at a department store earlier this week is under investigation as an apparent arson, authorities said. In a brief statement Wednesday, police said officers responded to Target, 1555 40th St., around 5:48 p.m. after dispatchers received calls about a fire inside the store. Police said officers
By SEUNG MIN KIM and ZEKE MILLER KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — President Joe Biden arrived in South Carolina on Wednesday to begin what is expected to be at least a seven-day vacation with members of his family. The first couple was planning to be in Kiawah Island, noted for its private beach and golf
“That ’70s Show” and “Two-and-a-Half Men” star Ashton Kutcher opened up on Monday about his struggles with vasculitis, a rare condition of the blood vessels that can be debilitating to sufferers. In Kutcher’s case, he explained to adventurer Bear Grylls in the National Geographic program “Running Wild With Bear Grylls: The Challenge” that he feared
Analysis Durant reportedly sees the Celtics as a preferred destination. How much does that matter? There were hugs all around following the Celtics’ playoff victory over the Nets, including Kevin Durant and Jaylen Brown. Jim Davis/Globe Staff On Wednesday, two very noteworthy reports came out regarding Kevin Durant and the Celtics — one funny and
The FBI raid of Donald Trump‘s Mar-a-Lago residence has fueled a multitude of assessments, analyses and conspiracy theories as America unpicks the circumstances leading up to the investigation. Among these are “deep state” theories, essentially arguing that elite powers within the the government are covertly directing the action against the former President. One of the
It’s been a bad week for former President Donald Trump, who on Wednesday morning found himself in the hot seat pleading the Fifth as he finally sat down for questioning in the New York attorney general’s long-running probe into his pre-presidency business dealings. But the civil investigation that could soon result in a lawsuit is
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A former employee of one of Philadelphia’s largest animal shelters now faces a felony cruelty charge in connection with the death of a family’s dog. The disturbing details released by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office are much different than what officials with the shelter initially told Eyewitness News last year. “This is
CAMBRIDGE – Researchers at MIT are excited about more than two years of research that has evolved with the COVID pandemic. “Potentially, [this technology] solves a lot of the debate around when anybody needs to be boosted again,” explained Hojun Li. It’s a quick, at-home test that could become an essential tool in better protecting
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