‘All of a sudden shots went off,’ At least 1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting outside McDonald’s, CTA station on Near North Side, police and witnesses say – Chicago Tribune

‘All of a sudden shots went off,’ At least 1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting outside McDonald’s, CTA station on Near North Side, police and witnesses say – Chicago Tribune

Six people were shot, including one who has died late Thursday in the 800 block of North State Street, blocks from the Magnificent Mile, authorities said. Another person had suffered burns, possibly from being injured on the nearby CTA Red Line tracks, according to a witness and a Chicago Fire Dept. spokesman. The shooting happened … Read more

East Bay vehicle-pedestrian collisions under investigation

East Bay vehicle-pedestrian collisions under investigation

One person died and a man suffered major injuries Thursday in separate vehicle-pedestrian collisions in Fremont and Union City, authorities said. Shortly after 3:30 pm, Fremont Fire Department firefighters responded to a report of a traffic collision in the 37200 block of Fremont Boulevard between Peralta Boulevard and Bonde Way in the city’s Centerville district. … Read more

Afghan Taliban Order Female News Anchors To Cover Their Faces On Air

Afghan Taliban Order Female News Anchors To Cover Their Faces On Air

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers ordered all female presenters on TV channels to cover their faces on air, the country’s biggest media outlet said Thursday. The order came in a statement from the Taliban’s Virtue and Vice Ministry, tasked with enforcing the group’s rulings, as well as from the Information and Culture Ministry, … Read more

City Council committee to vote on Chicago casino plan, which has some neighbors thinking of selling condos and leaving

City Council committee to vote on Chicago casino plan, which has some neighbors thinking of selling condos and leaving

CHICAGO (CBS) – A big vote is coming Friday morning for Chicago’s planned casino. However, there is still a push from nearby residents to stop the billon-dollar Bally’s project that is planned for the Chicago Tribune Freedom Center site in River West. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported, some residents of the high-rise buildings in … Read more