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Police in suburban Chicago release body-worn camera footage of fatal shooting of man in his bedroom

Mar. 01, 2024 17:22 PM EST

A police department in suburban Chicago on Friday released officer body camera footage of the fatal shooting of a man inside his apartment. Isaac Goodlow III died at a hospital after he was shot Feb. 3 in Carol Stream, about 34 miles (55 kilometers) west of Chicago. ...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Mar. 01, 2024 10:07 AM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. ___ ATF rules not updated to allow...

Illinois AP names Class 3A-4A All-State girls’ basketball teams

Mar. 01, 2024 08:12 AM EST

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Here are the Illinois Media Class 3A-4A All-State girls’ basketball teams as voted on by a statewide panel of newspaper writers/editors, TV/radio broadcasters, and internet-site operators. All media members covering high school basketball in the state were eligible to...

A tornado outbreak in February? In the Great Lakes? Storms leave a trail of destruction

Feb. 29, 2024 14:04 PM EST

Severe storms that appear to have spawned a rare February tornado outbreak sent sleeping Midwesterners scrambling for safety and left a trail of damage and power outages across four Great Lakes states, including the Chicago suburbs, ending a spell of summerlike, sometimes record temperatures. ...

Short-lived tornado hit NW Indiana during this week's Midwest tornado outbreak, weather service says

Feb. 29, 2024 12:53 PM EST

GARY, Ind. (AP) — This week's tornado outbreak across parts of the Midwest produced a short-lived tornado that swept through northwest Indiana before moving onto Lake Michigan as a waterspout, the National Weather Service said. An EF-1 tornado with peak winds of 90 mph (145...

Biden highlights how federal money is being used to boost public safety efforts

Feb. 28, 2024 16:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden used a meeting with police chiefs on Wednesday to spotlight his administration's efforts to help cities and police departments manage crime while also providing job opportunities for youth in communities affected by that violence. The president...

Police in suburban Chicago are sued over a fatal shooting of a man in his home

Feb. 28, 2024 09:43 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The sisters of a man fatally shot in his home this month by suburban Chicago police filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the officers and their department, alleging wrongful death and other counts. Kyenna McConico and Kennetha Barnes, sisters of Isaac Goodlow...

Ban on gender-affirming care for minors allowed to take effect in Indiana

Feb. 27, 2024 21:18 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday allowed Indiana's ban on gender-affirming care to go into effect, removing a temporary injunction a judge issued last year. The ruling was handed down by a panel of justices on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. It...

Ryan Specialty: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 27, 2024 18:20 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Specialty Group Holdings Inc. (RYAN) on Tuesday reported profit of $58.5 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Chicago-based company said it had net income of 18 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 35...

SP Plus: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 27, 2024 18:04 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — CHICAGO (AP) — SP Plus Corp. (SP) on Tuesday reported net income of $1.2 million in its fourth quarter. The Chicago-based company said it had net income of 6 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 60 cents per share. ...