Latest Suburbs News

Former hotel housekeeper aims to give French workers a voice

Jun. 17, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

FRESNES, France (AP) — A former hotel housekeeper who fought for the rights of her co-workers has become a symbol of the recent revival of France's left, which is expected to emerge as the main opposition force in the French Parliament to President Emmanuel Macron's government. ...

Chicago man who saved man on train tracks gets free car

Jun. 09, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man who jumped onto train tracks to rescue someone who had fallen onto an electrified rail during a fight at an L station earned more than praise for his heroic act: He’s also been gifted with a car. Anthony Perry, 20, was surprised Wednesday with a 2009...

Police: Small plane crashes in Wauwatosa neighborhood

May. 26, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crashed Thursday afternoon in a suburban Milwaukee neighborhood. The plane went down in a residential area near an airport in Wauwatosa, police said. Witnesses said it appears the pilot was practicing takeoffs and landings before...

Aurora hires ex-chief from theater shooting to lead police

Apr. 20, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The police chief who led police in the Denver suburb of Aurora when a gunman killed 12 people in a movie theater a decade ago is returning to temporarily lead the embattled department following the firing of its last chief. Daniel J. Oates, who served as police chief...

Students make video to prove their high school needs repairs

Apr. 16, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

The short documentary video opens with a high school student explaining how human waste flows up from the ground and floods an area where he and his friends eat lunch. In the eight-minute video with background music and captions of key quotes, students at Druid Hills High School use...

Activists stand by fired suburban Denver police chief

Apr. 11, 2022 21:17 PM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Community leaders and activists on Monday rallied around a suburban Denver police chief who was fired last week despite her community work, including efforts to rebuild trust with residents following the 2019 death of Elijah McClain. Pastor Topazz McBride said...

Gunman dead after firing more than 100 rounds, officer hurt

Apr. 06, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A gunman fired more than 100 rounds in his suburban Minneapolis neighborhood, seriously wounding a police officer before the suspect was shot and later died, police said Wednesday. Officers in Roseville responded to a report of shots fired around 7:30 p.m....