Chicago police officer shoots two people to death

Chicago police shot two people to death, including a 55-year-old woman they said was “accidentally struck and tragically killed.” The woman, Bettie Jones, and Quintonio LeGrier, 19, were both killed after police responded to a domestic disturbance call early Saturday morning. “Upon arrival, officers were confronted by a combative subject resulting in the discharging of… Read More Chicago police officer shoots two people to death

Police officer charged with murder for shooting black teenager to death

A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year has been charged with first-degree murder, state lawyers have said. It comes a day ahead of the expected release of a police care dashcam video showing Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Mr Van Dyke turned himself in on Tuesday… Read More Police officer charged with murder for shooting black teenager to death

Southwest Airlines diverted due to disorderliness of passengers

Southwest Airlines says a Chicago-bound flight has been diverted to Texas after a group of passengers became disorderly. The airline says Flight No. 1522 from San Diego was diverted Monday night to Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport in Amarillo, Texas. Southwest says in a statement that several passengers traveling together “became disorderly and, subsequently, refused… Read More Southwest Airlines diverted due to disorderliness of passengers