Police: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun
The police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb apparently intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun, as the man struggled with police, the city's police chief said Monday.
George Floyd's brother sheds tears on the standGeorge Floyd's brother shed tears on the witness stand Monday as he was shown a picture of his late mother and a young George.=
Pakistan's iconic human rights defender I.A. Rehman diesAn iconic Pakistani human rights defender and former editor has died in the eastern city of Lahore after a brief illness
Huge gatherings at India's Hindu festival as virus surgesTens of thousands of Hindu devotees gathered by the Ganges River for special prayers, many of them flouting social distancing practices as the coronavirus spreads in India with record speed
Russia: Feminist activist on trial on pornography chargesA Russian court has opened the trial of a feminist activist and artist charged with disseminating pornography after she shared artwork depicting female anatomy online - a case in line with the Kremlin's conservative stance promoting 'útraditional family values.'Ě
Small but quick: Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 daysBhutan's COVID-19 vaccination drive was fast from the start
US colleges divided over requiring student vaccinationsU.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should - or legally can - require it
Shots fired on Willis Street in ElginElgin police are investigating after shots were fired early Monday afternoon, officials said.
Georgia sheriff: 3 officers wounded, 1 suspect dead, 1 heldGeorgia authorities say three officers were wounded when the passenger of a car shot them during a police chase that ended with one suspect killed and the other arrested
COVID-19 hospitalizations up 24% from a week ago, while teens face vaccine challengeHospitalizations for COVID-19 are up 24% in Illinois from a week ago, with Monday bringing the largest single-day inpatient spike since mid-November, Illinois Department of Public Health figures show.
Milton Township voters lean toward tax increase for mental health, disability servicesA mere 206 votes have put a tax increase request in Milton Township on the cusp of approval.
Proposal would dissolve Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection DistrictThe tiny Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection District would be dissolved and its responsibilities taken over by the Mount Prospect, Elk Grove Village and Des Plaines fire departments, under a proposal the three municipalities are considering.
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- NapervilleNeuqua Valley business students land in national competition
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We celebrated Easter, donated blood, made new friends and got more vaccines in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for April 3-9, 2021.
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The Week in Pictures photo galley for March 20-26, 2021 shows communities coming together for a varity of good reasons.