Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

May heat wave deaths prompt new cooling rules in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — A month after three women were found dead inside their stifling hot apartments at a Chicago senior housing facility, the City Council on Wednesday passed new cooling requirements for re...

Chicago police unveil long-awaited foot pursuit policy

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police officers will no longer be allowed to chase people on foot simply because they run away or they've committed minor offenses, the department said Tuesday, more than a year...

Deaths of 3 women in early heat wave raise questions, fears

CHICAGO (AP) — Temperatures barely climbed into the 90s and only for a couple of days. But the discovery of the bodies of three women inside a Chicago senior housing facility this month left the city ...

Chicago curfew tightened after killing near 'Bean' sculpture

CHICAGO (AP) — A clampdown on Chicago teens’ access to a popular downtown park and an earlier weekend curfew following the fatal shooting of a teenager has revived longstanding accusations that City H...

2 shootings leave 10 injured, 1 dead on Chicago's South Side

CHICAGO (AP) — One person was killed and 10 were injured in two shootings on Chicago’s South Side in the space of six hours, a spasm of gun violence on the hottest day of 2022 so far, serving as a war...

Illinois historically Black college to close after 157 years

CHICAGO (AP) — A historically Black college in central Illinois named after Abraham Lincoln and founded the year the former president was assassinated will close this week, months after a cyberattack ...

Biden pardons former Secret Service agent and 2 others

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has granted the first three pardons of his term, providing clemency to a Kennedy-era Secret Service agent convicted of federal bribery charges that he tried to se...

Judge vacates more convictions linked to former Chicago cop

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Friday threw out 44 more convictions tied to a notorious former Chicago police sergeant who regularly framed people for drug crimes they didn't commit, exonerations that vict...

Patrick Lyoya shooting raises issue of officer name release

Patrick Lyoya’s father says he and his family have a right to know the name of the white officer who fatally shot the 26-year-old Black man. But the police chief in Grand Rapids, Mi...

Van Dyke avoids federal charges in Laquan McDonald's death

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities on Monday said they will not criminally charge Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer convicted of murder in the 2014 shooting death of Black teenager Laquan McD...

Widow of disgraced cop gets probation for her role in scheme

CHICAGO (AP) — The widow of a northern Illinois police officer who killed himself amid an investigation of his alleged theft of thousands of dollars from a youth program was sentenced on Tuesday to tw...

Jussie Smollett is out of jail, but faces uncertain future

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett walked out of a Chicago jail after serving six days and walked into months, if not years, of uncertainty — from what's next for his career as an actor...

No charges against 2 Chicago officers in fatal shootings

CHICAGO (AP) — No charges will be filed against the Chicago police officers who chased and fatally shot 13-year-old Adam Toledo and 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez within days of each other last year, pro...

Dad faces gun charge after boy accidentally shot, killed mom

CHICAGO (AP) — The father of a 3-year-old boy who accidentally shot his mother to death in a Chicago suburb over the weekend is facing a misdemeanor gun charge, the community's police chief said Monda...

Jussie Smollett to learn fate in staged attack conviction

CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Jussie Smollett is scheduled to return to court on Thursday, where he will learn if a judge will order him locked up for his conviction of lying to police about a racist and homop...