Man fatally shot during argument in Dunning

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A 30-year-old man was shot and killed during an argument Feb. 16, 2020 in Dunning. | Adobe Stock Photo The 30-year-old was arguing with a male suspect in the 6400 block of West Belmont Avenue when he was shot twice in the torso, police said. A 30-year-old man was fatally […]

MPD Investigating Fatal Hit and Run on I-85

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The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and- run involving a pedestrian. According to Montgomery Police Captain Regina Duckett, officers and Fire Medics responded to I-85 Southbound between Forest Avenue and South Union Street at about 9:18 a.m. on Sunday in reference to a body found in the wood […]

Boy, 17, wounded Clearing drive-by

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A 17-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by Feb. 16, 2020 in Clearing on the Southwest Side. | Google Maps The teen was struck in the face and drove himself to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said. He is listed as being in fair condition. A 17-year-old boy […]

Costa Rica seizes 5 tons of cocaine headed for Netherlands

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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Costa Rican officials say they have seized more than 5 tons of cocaine, the largest such haul in the Central American country’s history. The Public Security Ministry said the 5,048 kilograms (11,128 pounds) of cocaine were found Saturday evening in a shipping container at […]

Connecticut bill would prohibit discipline for unpaid lunch bills

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are considering legislation to address the issue of school lunch debt. The General Assembly’s Committee on Children will hold a public hearing on Tuesday on a bill that would prohibit disciplinary action against public school children who have unpaid school lunch bills. The proposal […]

California to apologize for internment of Japanese Americans

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Les Ouchida was born an American just outside California’s capital city, but his citizenship mattered little after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States declared war. Based solely on their Japanese ancestry, the 5-year-old and his family were taken from their home in 1942 and […]