Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Honorable Blanche M. Manning, retired judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Judge Manning was a courageous barrier breaker. She faithfully served the People of the State of Illinois as a state court prosecutor and attorney for the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission. She continued her service to the People as a Cook County Circuit Court Judge and Illinois Appellate Justice, before President William J. Clinton appointed her to the Federal Bench.
Saturday, August 1, 2020
“He was in the house all day yesterday, he didn’t come out until 5,” his mother said with tears in her eyes. “And he came out to play with his friends and my baby never been able to make it back home.”
By Madeline Kenney Aug 1, 2020, 2:27pm CDT
Janari Ricks was entering fourth grade at Ruben Salazar Elementary School, his mother, Jalisa Ford (left) said. Provided
Janari Ricks was known to have a football in one hand and a basketball in the other, his family and friends said.
The 9-year-old had aspirations to be a professional basketball player and called himself “Young Curry,” a nod to his favorite basketball player, Stephen Curry.
But Ricks was always incredibly intelligent, his mother, Jalisa Ford, said. He was a straight-A,
Monday, February 24, 2020
Monday, January 27, 2020
The federal investigation of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others began to unfold on Monday, with experts questioning why the pilot flew in foggy conditions and the chopper's maintenance history.
Sunday morning visibility was so poor that both the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office and Police Department grounded their choppers. It's unclear if weather played a role in the crash.
Investigators will review flight records and collect other data from the helicopter's operator to help determine how it slammed into a hillside near Malibu, National Transportation Safety Board member
Thursday, November 21, 2019
By Anita Padilla
Catching the Killers: Grieving Chicago mom pleads for help in finding daughter's killer
A grieving mother is asking for help in tracking down the people who shot and killed her daughter.
CHICAGO - A grieving mother is asking for help in tracking down the people who shot and killed her daughter.
The innocent teen was fatally shot after sneaking out of her parent's home and riding in a car through a gang-infested block.
She thought her daughter was sleeping. She didn't know her teen had plans to go to a party. By the time
Friday, October 18, 2019
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - OCTOBER 12: Patrick Day looks on in the first round of his Super-Welterweight bout against Charles Conwell at Wintrust Arena on October 12, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
CHICAGO - Boxer Patrick Day died Wednesday, four days after sustaining head injuries in a fight with Charles Conwell.
Promoter Lou DiBella said Day died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He was 27.