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Chicago Police Superintendent Says Put Criminals in Jail and Keep Them There

Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson, announcing murder charges against two men on parole in the death of Nykea Aldridge, NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin, said it was time to "get serious" about keeping violent criminals […]

Ithaca College Student Killed in Fight at Cornell University

artolympic/iStock/Thinkstock(ITHACA, N.Y.) -- One student at Itahaca College was fatally stabbed and another was injured on Sunday morning in a fight at nearby Cornell University.According to a message sent to parents and families of Ithaca College students by university president Tom Rochon, the fi […]

Two Killed, 41 Injured in Crash Involving Unlicensed Bus Driver

iStock/Thinkstock(LAPLACE, La.) -- Two people are dead and 41 injured after a charter bus crashed into a pickup truck Sunday morning shortly after the truck sped on a slick roadway into a guardrail near LaPlace, Louisiana, according to Louisiana State Police. Louisiana State Police said they were on […]

Two Brothers Arrested in Connection with Murder of Nykea Aldridge

Chicago Police Department(CHICAGO) -- Two brothers have been charged in connection with the shooting death of Nykea Aldridge, a cousin of NBA star Dwayne Wade, in a case that has helped to shine a spotlight on the spate of gun violence in Chicago.Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, and Derren Sorrells, 22, wer […]

Dwyane Wade's Family Plans Vigil, Launches Fund for Fatally Shot Cousin

Nykea Aldridge/Facebook(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police are investigating the fatal shooting Friday night of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin, Nykea Aldridge.The mother-of-four was gunned down while pushing a stroller through Chicago's Parkway Gardens neighborhood on the South Side, when two men exchanged g […]

Dwyane Wade's Cousin Fatally Shot Pushing Baby Stroller in Chicago

WLS-TV(CHICAGO) -- Police in Chicago are investigating the fatal shooting of the first cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade.Nykea Aldridge was pushing a stroller in the city's Parkway Gardens neighborhood Friday afternoon when two men exchanged gunfire nearby, hitting her in the arm and the head, accordin […]

Man Arrested, Charged With Murder of 2 Mississippi Nuns

iStock/Thinkstock(JACKSON, Miss.) -- A man has been arrested in connection with the killing of two nuns in Mississippi this week, the state's Department of Public Safety announced late Friday. "Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of 210 Aponaug Road, Kosciusko has been charged with two counts of capital murder […]

Biplane Pilot Killed in Oregon Air Show Crash

Stock Photo: balloonguy/iStock/Thinkstock(MADRAS, Ore.) -- A biplane pilot was killed after a crash at an air show in Oregon on Saturday afternoon.According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. on Saturday. Pilot Marcus Bruce Paine, 61, was flying the St […]

'Kayla's Hands' Live on in Playground Dedicated to Murdered ISIS Hostage

Courtesy Mueller Family(PRESCOTT, Ariz.) -- The rain stopped in Prescott, Arizona, Saturday morning, just in time for Kayla Mueller's family to cut the ribbon on a new state-of-the-art playground erected to honor her as a selfless humanitarian both in her life as an aid worker and in her captivity a […]

Student With Down Syndrome Who Went Viral to Start College

WNEP-TV(LANSDALE, Pennsylvania) -- A young woman with Down syndrome whose reaction to learning she was going to college went viral in April is now ready to begin classes.Rachel Grace starts at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania on Monday. The student from Lansdale, Pennsylvania, looked into […]