Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Video shows Nashville police search school, fire at shooter
Nashville police released video Tuesday from a body-worn camera that shows a team of officers entering and searching an elementary school, then confronting and opening fire on an assailant who had murdered three children and three adults in the latest school shooting to roil the nation.
Israel tensions ease as Netanyahu pauses judicial overhaulIsrael's political factions opposed to embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began setting up negotiating teams Tuesday after he paused a controversial judicial overhaul plan that had triggered unprecedented street protests and a spiraling domestic crisis.
40 dead in fire at Mexico migrant center near US border; video shows guards walking awayAfter migrants in northern Mexico placed mattresses against the bars of their detention cell and set them on fire, guards quickly walked away and made no apparent attempt to release the men before smoke filled the room and killed at least 40, surveillance video showed Tuesday.
Study says warming-fueled supercells to hit South more oftenAmerica will probably get more killer tornado- and hail-spawning supercells as the world warms, according to a new study that also warns the lethal storms will edge eastward to strike more frequently in the more populous Southern states, like Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Feel the Force: Hamill carries 'Star Wars' voice to Ukraine"Attention. Air raid alert," the voice says with a Jedi knight's gravitas. "Proceed to the nearest shelter." It's a surreal moment in an already surreal war: the grave but calming baritone of actor Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker of "Star Wars," urging people to take cover whenever Russia unleashes another aerial bombardment on Ukraine.
High tornado death toll in Mississippi like losing family"I had to identify family, that's what it felt like," said Sharkey County Coroner Angelia Eason. "We're a close-knit community; we're small. And when something like this happens, we tend to come together even closer. We didn't just lose 13 people, we lost 13 family members."
Wall Street quiet as stability appears to return for banksU.S. futures are flat in light trading Tuesday as anxiety over the strength of the global banking sector, triggered by the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, eased.
Prince Harry returns to court in tabloid phone hacking casePrince Harry returned to a London court Tuesday for a second day of hearings to see if the phone hacking lawsuit he brought with Elton John and other celebrities can withstand a challenge from the publisher of The Daily Mail.
Portugal: Refugee held as suspect in Muslim center stabbingsA man wielding a large knife killed two women and injured several other people at an Ismaili Muslim center in Lisbon, and Portuguese police said they were investigating Tuesday's stabbing attack as a possible terror act.
All 7 Pennsylvania chocolate factory explosion victims foundAll seven bodies have been recovered from the site of a powerful explosion at a chocolate factory in a small town in eastern Pennsylvania, officials said.
It's not laziness that's at root of our worker shortagesGuest columnist Cristobal Cavazos: Don Roberto (real man, altered name) mid-60s, in his apron, stood in the drive-through window of his Naperville taqueria -- one of only two workers there, "It's just that, you know, people these days are lazy, they don't want to work anymore," he said.
World War II vet turning 100 reflects on century at the frontlines of America"They all thought I was nuts." In the 1960s, jogging was not something people did. But in his own quiet way, Emil Garippo of Bloomingdale has been at the frontlines of change, challenge and progress in America for almost 100 years.
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- 7:26 PMLake in the Hills residents charged in Hoffman Estates bike shop robbery
- 7:11 PM'The perfect fit': Benedictine University to welcome new president
- 7:00 PMPalatine condo complex fire ruled accidental, likely related to smoking
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