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Mother Shot Dead Near Memorial For Teen Son Fatally Gunned Down Days Before

The Gun Violence Archive has revealed 104 people aged 18 and under were fatally gunned down in Chicago between January 1 to November 24, 2021.
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WATCH: Streets of Honolulu flooded amid storms
Motorists navigated flooded streets in Honolulu as Hawaii braced for heavy rainfall, with major flash flooding and landslides possible across multiple islands.
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WATCH: Cow stops traffic on Illinois road
Drivers in Elgin, Illinois, were met with a bit of traffic due to a cow on the loose, but officers and handlers worked together to round up the animal.
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10-Year-Old Shoots 13-Year-Old Relative in Face While Playing With Unattended Gun in Bedroom
They'd been shooting a gun under adult supervision earlier in the day, according to family members.
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Texas Non-Profit Announces $50K Annual Fund for Each Offensive Linemen Amid Recruiting Need
According to "Horns with Hearts," their scholarship fund—"The Pancake Factory"—will cover up to 16 University of Texas scholarship linemen.
Defense Bill Would Require Women to Sign Up for Draft, Despite GOP Objections
"It is wrong to force our daughters, mothers, wives, and sisters to fight our wars," Republican Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has said.
Emmett Till's Family Informed Justice Department Has Concluded Investigation Spurred By Book
Carolyn Donham is quoted in "The Blood of Emmett Till" by Timothy B. Tyson saying that she lied about Till grabbing her, whistling and making sexual advances.
Boomer Esiason: Antonio Brown made Bruce Arians ‘look like an idiot’
This all could very well come down to a tug-of-war between Bruce Arians and Tom Brady.
GOP Rep. Devin Nunes stepping down to join Trump Media & Technology Group
Rep. Devin Nunes of California, former chair of the House Intelligence Committee, is leaving Congress.
The Justice Department closes its investigation into the lynching of Emmett Till
The department reopened its investigation in 2017 of the 1955 lynching of the Black teenager who was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in Mississippi.
Swiss Catholic Church Appoints Professors to Delve Into Past Sexual Abuse, Produce Report
The church said it will give researchers "free access to their files and archives where possible and authorized under canonical and state law."
Elderly Man Killed in Horrific Blaze Set by Daughter’s Roommate, Police Say
Josh Edelson/GettyA Pennsylvania man has been accused of stealing his roommate’s car and driving two hours to her parents’ home to set a trio of fires that killed the woman’s father, authorities said.During a news conference on Monday, a top prosecutor in Bucks County said that Christopher Gillie, 61, had driven to the home of his roommate’s elderly parents and set a group of fires which snuffed out the life of 81-year-old Julius Drelick, who was unable to escape the blaze. Gillie has been slapped with several charges, including criminal homicide, arson, and burglary.“I cannot imagine the terror that they both must have felt as they were separated by the fire," Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub said during a news conference on Monday. “Now, forever.”Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
WATCH: Orcas breach off coast of Southern California
Passengers on board a whale watching boat were thrilled to see orcas in the wild, breaching off Laguna Beach, California.
Tyson rewards workers with over $50M in year-end bonuses
Fossil hunters unearth what MO dinosaur looked like
Exhibit helps tell story of Wisconsin agriculture
Minnesota DNR certifies new muskie state record
PD: Love triangle led to murder of airport employee
$50M lawsuit filed in Flint home explosion
Man gets life sentence for murder of HPD sergeant
DOJ closes Emmett Till investigation after reopening 1955 murder case for new evidence
Justice's action comes after the feds reopened the inquiry into the 1955 killing. The Black teen's murder energized the civil rights movement.
Ridiculous winds could have wild effect on Bills-Patriots clash
The weather in Buffalo could make for a wild contest between the Bills and Patriots on "Monday Night Football."
William Knight had no doubts about decision over Alonzo Menifield
Take a look inside William Knight's win over Alonzo Menifield at UFC on ESPN 31 in Las Vegas.      Related StoriesClaudio Puelles addresses Daniel Cormier's criticism after setting UFC record winVince Morales says he can do better despite quick knockout win at UFC on ESPN 31Cheyanne Vlismas bet on herself in battling personal, health challenges
Pro-Trump scam PAC operator, PPP fraudster sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison
James Kyle Bell, 45, stole government pandemic relief aid while also conning supporters of both Trump and Biden in the 2020 election.
CNN Exclusive: Top Pence aide cooperating with January 6 committee
Marc Short, the former chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, is cooperating with the January 6 committee, a significant development that will give investigators insight from one of the highest-ranking Trump officials, according to three sources with knowledge of the committee's activities.
Jussie Smollett testifies at his trial, saying he did not stage a hoax attack
Two brothers have already told the court that Smollett orchestrated a hoax to get publicity, instructing them to place a noose around his neck and yell homophobic slurs.
D.C. Housing Authority scrambles to extend terms of three members
Their seats expired Oct. 1, after the agency failed to hold elections.
K Street’s Dole alums remember late senator
Mitch Rose, now the top lobbyist for Comcast, remembered that in 1985 when he was a “lowly press assistant,” Dole called him into the office and gave him a $500 raise to buy a winter coat after seeing Rose walking through the snow into the office several times.
Elective Surgeries Halted at Over 30 NY Hospitals Due to COVID Surge
Governor Hochul said the state will avoid a "one-size-fits-all approach" as it decides which hospitals will stop performing elective surgeries.
Hawks fans troll Hornets’ PJ Washington with ‘Brittany Renner’ chant
It seems Atlanta Hawks fans were eager to get under P.J. Washington's skin on Sunday.
Alleged kidnapper and teen stopped at Canadian border over lack of COVID-19 tests
Christopher Costanzo was nabbed at the border with a 16-year-old girl who told authorities he had tied her up with a shoelace and forced her at knifepoint into the car's trunk.
Biden Says Prescription Drugs 'Outrageously Expensive' But Chance for Change Faces Fight
"I'm committed to using every tool I have to lower prescription drug costs for Americans...," the president said Monday.
Jim Banks: Biden projecting weakness, Putin sees opportunity in Ukraine
Indiana congressman Jim Banks said President Biden is projecting weakness on the world stage, which our adversaries see as an opportunity.
Biologists Concerned After Rare Whale Gives Birth While Entangled in Fishing Rope
An endangered North Atlantic right whale with a 20-foot fishing rope in its mouth was seen with a newborn calf off the coast of Georgia on Thursday.
Undoing Racism Means Undoing Race | Opinion
To embrace our shared humanity and, perhaps, our shared Americanness, to undo racism, we must undo the idea of "race."
Sports parents are horrible and referees are finally doing something about it — quitting
One of the pandemic labor shortages is happening in youth sports, where games are being cancelled every week because there aren't enough referees. Time off from the games made a lot of refs realize how abusive parents and coaches are, and they've had enough.
Justice Department closes its investigation into 1955 killing of Emmett Till
The Justice Department is closing its investigation into the 1955 killing of Emmett Till, a Black teenager from Chicago who was abducted and killed while visiting family in Mississippi after witnesses accused him of making sexual advances at a White woman, the Associated Press reports.
California Rep. Devin Nunes will resign to head up Trump media company
The California Republican will leave Congress at the end of this year to lead Trump's new company.
New York City, Redistricting, Ukraine: Your Monday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Alec Baldwin Twitter Account Disappears Days After 'Rust' Interview
Going to the actor's Twitter page brings up a message that simply says "this account doesn't exist."
Lawmakers drop proposal to add women to the draft
The provision had been part of the defense policy bill.
Suspected car-ramming attack by Palestinian teen highlights rising tensions, amid questions over Israeli police actions
Devin Nunes to leave Congress to work for Trump media company
Trump Media & Technology Group made the announcement. Nunes is leaving before his term ends.
'You're the unlucky group,' CEO fires hundreds over Zoom CEO Vishal Garg laid off more than 900 employees on a Zoom webinar just before the holidays.
Putin views Biden as weak world leader amid potential Russian invasion into Ukraine: Gen. Jack Keane
New satellite imagery showing Russian President Vladimir Putin amassing troops and resources on the Russo-Ukrainian border is sparking fears of an invasion of the former Soviet state, according to retired Army Gen. Jack Keane,
Stacey Bendet and Colm Dillane partner on new KidSuper artist space
"If you can create these 'Factory-like' experiences where creatives feel like [they] have a home, you'll start to bring that creative energy back to the city."
Eric Adams is taking advice from Miami’s mayor on Twitter and crypto
Mayor-Elect Eric Adams is looking to raise his Twitter game -- and has turned to Miami Mayor Francis Suarez for help, On The Money has learned.
Sylvester Stallone to Star in ‘Kansas City’ From Taylor Sheridan and Terence Winter at Paramount+
Stallone meets The Sopranos and Yellowstone while collaborating with two of the biggest names TV has to offer.
Rep. Devin Nunes to leave Congress to become Trump media company CEO
Nunes will step down from his seat at the end of December, he told constituents Monday.