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Woman Gets Time Served for Role in SoCal Grandmothers Swindle

Woman Gets Time Served for Role in SoCal Grandmothers Swindle

A Colombian woman with ties to Los Angeles was sentenced Monday to the nine months of jail time she already served for targeting Latina grandmothers throughout [...]

Read full article: Woman Gets Time Served for Role in SoCal...→
Civil rights leaders call for Assemblyman Kansen Chu to resign over “racist” remarks

Civil rights leaders call for Assemblyman Kansen Chu to resign over “racist” remarks

“He can’t be trusted, the guy is talking out of two sides of his face,” longtime civil rights leader Walter Wilson said.

Read full article: Civil rights leaders call for Assemblyma...→
Philly Judge Drops Last of Charges Against Former Death Row Inmate Walter Ogrod

Philly Judge Drops Last of Charges Against Former Death Row Inmate Walter Ogrod

A man released from death row last week after prosecutors concluded he very likely was not the person who killed a 4-year-old girl is now also free of all char [...]

Read full article: Philly Judge Drops Last of Charges Again...→

Newlyweds Join Philly Black Lives Matter March in Viral Video

You’ll never find another Home Depot karaoke master like Walter Bruce. In the frenzy of Black Friday shopping at a Waldorf, Maryland, Home Depot, Bruce picked [...]

Read full article: Newlyweds Join Philly Black Lives Matter...→

Relatives Greet Man Freed From Death Row After Decades

Walter Ogrod was convicted of killing 4-year-old Barbara Jean Horn in 1988. But the evidence showed there was no way he could’ve done it.... Barbara Jean Horn’ [...]

Read full article: Relatives Greet Man Freed From Death Row...→
Brittney Payton, Walter Payton’s daughter, details harrowing racial incident at pharmacy

Brittney Payton, Walter Payton’s daughter, details harrowing racial incident at pharmacy

Brittney Payton, the daughter of legendary Bears running back Walter Payton, says she was the victim of racial slurs, while sitting at the drive-thru of a Walg [...]

Read full article: Brittney Payton, Walter Payton’s daughte...→

RIVERSIDE: ‘Breaking Bad’ has Inland beginnings

Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston star in “Breaking Bad.” (AMC)   It could be a whole different story if Walter White and Jessie Pinkman were cooking meth in Mead [...]

Read full article: RIVERSIDE: ‘Breaking Bad’ has Inland beg...→

Bob Dylan Meets the Press | The Village Voice

“Hey look, I consider Hank Williams, Captain Marvel, Marlon Brando, The Tennessee Stud, Clark Kent, Walter Cronkite, and J. Carrol Nalsh all influences. Now wh [...]

Read full article: Bob Dylan Meets the Press | The Village ...→
What happened at the end of 'Homecoming' Season 2 and what it means for a potential next season

What happened at the end of 'Homecoming' Season 2 and what it means for a potential next season

"Homecoming" Season 2 came to an end with an event that saw Walter Cruz get major revenge in an act that might change the Geist Group⁠—and the Amazon Prime Ser [...]

Read full article: What happened at the end of 'Homecoming'...→
Missouri carries out first execution since coronavirus outbreak began

Missouri carries out first execution since coronavirus outbreak began

Walter Barton was put to death for fatally stabbing an 81-year-old woman nearly three decades ago, despite questions over his guilt.

Read full article: Missouri carries out first execution sin...→
Nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic involves man claiming innocence

Nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic involves man claiming innocence

Walter Barton, 64, has been on trial five times for a murder he says he didn't commit. Concerns persist over blood spatter evidence.

Read full article: Nation's first execution during coronavi...→
Walter Cortina: We’ve lost our jobs. Many of us high school students need unemployment benefits to get through this

Walter Cortina: We’ve lost our jobs. Many of us high school students need unemployment benefits to get through this

In mid-March, I lost the car wash job I had held for three years. Since then, as of April 25 some 20% of Minnesotans —  556,000 people — had applied for unempl [...]

Read full article: Walter Cortina: We’ve lost our jobs. Man...→

Alderman lifts ban on Fulton Market residential projects

Ald. Walter Burnett hopes the change will help maintain neighborhood's momentum during the pandemic slowdown.

Read full article: Alderman lifts ban on Fulton Market resi...→
A song to make  you smile: 'Saturday in the Park' by Chicago

A song to make you smile: 'Saturday in the Park' by Chicago

James Pankow, from left, Walter Parazaider and Lee Loughnane from Chicago perform at the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York. All th [...]

Read full article: A song to make you smile: 'Saturday in ...→
Hall of Famer Jackie Slater weighs two of the greatest RBs in NFL history: Walter Payton or Eric Dickerson

Hall of Famer Jackie Slater weighs two of the greatest RBs in NFL history: Walter Payton or Eric Dickerson

Hall of Fame offensive lineman Jackie Slater was fortunate enough to block for two of the greatest running backs in history of the National Football League.

Read full article: Hall of Famer Jackie Slater weighs two o...→
2 murder charges filed against man accused of leading officers on chase through Broward County

2 murder charges filed against man accused of leading officers on chase through Broward County

According to the Fort Lauderdale Police, forensic evidence from the crime scene has been analyzed and confirmed Dovi’s involvement in the murder of 59-year-old [...]

Read full article: 2 murder charges filed against man accus...→
One Big Difference About George Floyd Protests: Many White Faces Early demographic data shows a significant presence of white protesters.

One Big Difference About George Floyd Protests: Many White Faces Early demographic data shows a significant presence of white protesters.

“I was shocked to see so many white kids out here,” said Walter Wiggins, 67, as he sat near the heart of the protests in Washington last week. Mr. Wiggins, a r [...]

Read full article: One Big Difference About George Floyd Pr...→
Johnny 'Joey' Jones hunts and fishes with Marine Corps legend

Johnny 'Joey' Jones hunts and fishes with Marine Corps legend

Retired Staff Sergeant Johnny "Joey" Jones said that the opportunity to spend two days with Marine Corps legend, four-star General Walter Boomer was the honor [...]

Read full article: Johnny 'Joey' Jones hunts and fishes wit...→
Romulus police looking for person of interest in double shooting

Romulus police looking for person of interest in double shooting

ROMULUS (WXYZ) — The Romulus Police Department seeks to locate Walter Lee Schackelford, a person of interest connected to a double shooting in the area Zellmer [...]

Read full article: Romulus police looking for person of int...→
From healthcare history to hospitality: Storied old Cook County Hospital slated to open in July with hotels, offices, museum

From healthcare history to hospitality: Storied old Cook County Hospital slated to open in July with hotels, offices, museum

Ald. Walter Burnett, who was born in the West Side hospital nearly 57 years ago, said he’s "looking to have a birthday party here at Cook County Hospital." Two [...]

Read full article: From healthcare history to hospitality: ...→
Veteran of two wars gets an 89th birthday parade in South Elgin

Veteran of two wars gets an 89th birthday parade in South Elgin

Walter Telford, who served in Korea and Vietnam with the U.S. Marines, had an 89th birthday parade Saturday at his South Elgin home.

Read full article: Veteran of two wars gets an 89th birthda...→
Elburn pub defies state, reopens for dine-in business with mayor's blessing

Elburn pub defies state, reopens for dine-in business with mayor's blessing

An Elburn pub has defied the state by reopening for indoor, sit-down business. And it did so with the blessing of Village President Jeff Walter, who said he sa [...]

Read full article: Elburn pub defies state, reopens for din...→
The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day 66

The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day 66

May 25, 2020 City Life | Stay at Home... Lt. Eleanor Whalen of Chicago (Army transport nurse), Major Edward Rector (AVD flyer), and Lt. Frances Bullock of the [...]

Read full article: The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: da...→
Missouri holds nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic

Missouri holds nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic

Supporters of Walter Barton, 64, have called into question whether he was wrongly convicted of a 1991 murder.

Read full article: Missouri holds nation's first execution ...→
Walter Barton execution to be first during pandemic, after seven delays

Walter Barton execution to be first during pandemic, after seven delays

The pause in U.S. executions during the coronavirus pandemic likely will end Tuesday with the scheduled lethal injection of a Missouri inmate for slaying an el [...]

Read full article: Walter Barton execution to be first duri...→
Missouri moving ahead with execution plans

Missouri moving ahead with execution plans

Missouri is moving ahead with plans to execute Walter Barton for killing a trailer park operator nearly three decades ago, even though new concerns have been r [...]

Read full article: Missouri moving ahead with execution pla...→

Op-Ed: New York City’s EMS workers need more than nightly applause - amNewYork

BY WALTER S. ADLER Over 14,000 New Yorkers have died so far during the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of bravery, heroism and inter-agency cooperation has

Read full article: Op-Ed: New York City’s EMS workers need ...→
Rivers Merge in St. Louis. So Do Racism, Violence and Exclusion.

Rivers Merge in St. Louis. So Do Racism, Violence and Exclusion.

Walter Johnson’s book about the city, “The Broken Heart of America,” shows how troubled St. Louis has been from the start, even amid signs of hope.

Read full article: Rivers Merge in St. Louis. So Do Racism,...→
Four-letter fiasco: Virtual City Council meeting turns profane

Four-letter fiasco: Virtual City Council meeting turns profane

It started when an unidentified male voice said, "No one here knows what the f--- they’re voting on." Next was Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza: "This is a total s-- [...]

Read full article: Four-letter fiasco: Virtual City Council...→
Mother reunited with son after giving birth on ventilator with COVID-19

Mother reunited with son after giving birth on ventilator with COVID-19

Walter spent the first 12 days of his life without his mother as she battled COVID-19 in a Long Island hospital. Thursday, they met for the first time.

Read full article: Mother reunited with son after giving bi...→
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Nanny charged with human trafficking filmed X-rated videos in front of kids

Nanny charged with human trafficking filmed X-rated videos in front of kids

A former Florida nanny was hit with human trafficking charges after she recorded herself performing sex acts in front of young kids, according to a report. Nic [...]

Read full article: Nanny charged with human trafficking fil...→
Police Release IDs of Two Victims of Gruesome Fort Lauderdale Beach Slaying

Police Release IDs of Two Victims of Gruesome Fort Lauderdale Beach Slaying

Police have identified the two men found slain at a gruesome scene at the beach in Fort Lauderdale earlier this week. Walter Amryan III, 59, and, Adan Gonsulez [...]

Read full article: Police Release IDs of Two Victims of Gru...→
Sen. Tim Scott introduces the George Floyd-Walter Scott Notification Act

Sen. Tim Scott introduces the George Floyd-Walter Scott Notification Act

Sen. Tim Scott, South Carolina Republican, has reintroduced the Walter Scott Notification Act, legislation he introduced in 2015 following Walter Scott's death [...]

Read full article: Sen. Tim Scott introduces the George Flo...→
Man prosecutors say was wrongly imprisoned freed after 28 years

Man prosecutors say was wrongly imprisoned freed after 28 years

Walter Ogrod was on death row in the killing of Barbara Jean Horn in Philadelphia, but prosecutors now say he's innocent..

Read full article: Man prosecutors say was wrongly imprison...→
After 2 Decades on Death Row, Wrongfully Convicted Man Will Be Set Free

After 2 Decades on Death Row, Wrongfully Convicted Man Will Be Set Free

Walter Ogrod was convicted of killing 4-year-old Barbara Jean Horn in 1988. But the evidence showed there was no way he could’ve done it.

Read full article: After 2 Decades on Death Row, Wrongfully...→
‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’: Behind the infamous phrase used by Trump

‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’: Behind the infamous phrase used by Trump

It was used by Miami Police Chief Walter Headley in 1967 and again the following year by segregationist presidential candidate George Wallace, NPR reported Fri [...]

Read full article: ‘When the looting starts, the shooting s...→
Couple married for 70 years reunited after months apart due to coronavirus restrictions

Couple married for 70 years reunited after months apart due to coronavirus restrictions

Walter asked his wife if she was OK. "No, I missed you," she said as she held his hands for the first time in months.

Read full article: Couple married for 70 years reunited aft...→
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Wrongfully convicted man hopes for release as coronavirus hits prisons

Wrongfully convicted man hopes for release as coronavirus hits prisons

Walter Ogrod was convicted for a 1988 murder, but the Philadelphia District Attorney’s conviction integrity unit says prosecutors got it wrong. While Ogrod wai [...]

Read full article: Wrongfully convicted man hopes for relea...→
Walter E. Washington Convention Center to open as alternate coronavirus hospital

Walter E. Washington Convention Center to open as alternate coronavirus hospital

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center will open Tuesday as a converted alternate care site as part of preparations for a surge of coronavirus cases in the [...]

Read full article: Walter E. Washington Convention Center t...→
Knott’s Berry Farm Goes Back to Its Roots, Reopens Berry Market, Bakery and Chicken Restaurant

Knott’s Berry Farm Goes Back to Its Roots, Reopens Berry Market, Bakery and Chicken Restaurant

In Buena Park, history is repeating itself at Knott’s Berry Farm.  The theme park actually sprouted from a unique boysenberry cultivated by Walter Knott, and i [...]

Read full article: Knott’s Berry Farm Goes Back to Its Root...→
This Day in History: May 2

This Day in History: May 2

The original version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Jack Norworth, is published; “The Odd Couple,” the movie [...]

Read full article: This Day in History: May 2...→
Dame Harriet Walter talks Dasha's relationship with Villanelle in 'Killing Eve' season 3

Dame Harriet Walter talks Dasha's relationship with Villanelle in 'Killing Eve' season 3

"They're physically doing what they're thinking in their heads. It's like their mentality is, 'I'm just going to be faster than you. Or I'm just going to guess [...]

Read full article: Dame Harriet Walter talks Dasha's relati...→
Woman Gets Time Served for Role in SoCal Grandmothers Swindle

Woman Gets Time Served for Role in SoCal Grandmothers Swindle

A Colombian woman with ties to Los Angeles was sentenced Monday to the nine months of jail time she already served for targeting Latina grandmothers throughout [...]

Read full article: Woman Gets Time Served for Role in SoCal...→
Nanny charged with human trafficking filmed X-rated videos in front of kids

Nanny charged with human trafficking filmed X-rated videos in front of kids

A former Florida nanny was hit with human trafficking charges after she recorded herself performing sex acts in front of young kids, according to a report. Nic [...]

Read full article: Nanny charged with human trafficking fil...→
One Big Difference About George Floyd Protests: Many White Faces Early demographic data shows a significant presence of white protesters.

One Big Difference About George Floyd Protests: Many White Faces Early demographic data shows a significant presence of white protesters.

“I was shocked to see so many white kids out here,” said Walter Wiggins, 67, as he sat near the heart of the protests in Washington last week. Mr. Wiggins, a r [...]

Read full article: One Big Difference About George Floyd Pr...→
Philly Judge Drops Last of Charges Against Former Death Row Inmate Walter Ogrod

Philly Judge Drops Last of Charges Against Former Death Row Inmate Walter Ogrod

A man released from death row last week after prosecutors concluded he very likely was not the person who killed a 4-year-old girl is now also free of all char [...]

Read full article: Philly Judge Drops Last of Charges Again...→
Sen. Tim Scott introduces the George Floyd-Walter Scott Notification Act

Sen. Tim Scott introduces the George Floyd-Walter Scott Notification Act

Sen. Tim Scott, South Carolina Republican, has reintroduced the Walter Scott Notification Act, legislation he introduced in 2015 following Walter Scott's death [...]

Read full article: Sen. Tim Scott introduces the George Flo...→
Romulus police looking for person of interest in double shooting

Romulus police looking for person of interest in double shooting

ROMULUS (WXYZ) — The Romulus Police Department seeks to locate Walter Lee Schackelford, a person of interest connected to a double shooting in the area Zellmer [...]

Read full article: Romulus police looking for person of int...→

Relatives Greet Man Freed From Death Row After Decades

Walter Ogrod was convicted of killing 4-year-old Barbara Jean Horn in 1988. But the evidence showed there was no way he could’ve done it.... Barbara Jean Horn’ [...]

Read full article: Relatives Greet Man Freed From Death Row...→
After 2 Decades on Death Row, Wrongfully Convicted Man Will Be Set Free

After 2 Decades on Death Row, Wrongfully Convicted Man Will Be Set Free

Walter Ogrod was convicted of killing 4-year-old Barbara Jean Horn in 1988. But the evidence showed there was no way he could’ve done it.

Read full article: After 2 Decades on Death Row, Wrongfully...→
Veteran of two wars gets an 89th birthday parade in South Elgin

Veteran of two wars gets an 89th birthday parade in South Elgin

Walter Telford, who served in Korea and Vietnam with the U.S. Marines, had an 89th birthday parade Saturday at his South Elgin home.

Read full article: Veteran of two wars gets an 89th birthda...→

RIVERSIDE: ‘Breaking Bad’ has Inland beginnings

Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston star in “Breaking Bad.” (AMC)   It could be a whole different story if Walter White and Jessie Pinkman were cooking meth in Mead [...]

Read full article: RIVERSIDE: ‘Breaking Bad’ has Inland beg...→
Couple married for 70 years reunited after months apart due to coronavirus restrictions

Couple married for 70 years reunited after months apart due to coronavirus restrictions

Walter asked his wife if she was OK. "No, I missed you," she said as she held his hands for the first time in months.

Read full article: Couple married for 70 years reunited aft...→
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The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day 66

The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day 66

May 25, 2020 City Life | Stay at Home... Lt. Eleanor Whalen of Chicago (Army transport nurse), Major Edward Rector (AVD flyer), and Lt. Frances Bullock of the [...]

Read full article: The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: da...→
What happened at the end of 'Homecoming' Season 2 and what it means for a potential next season

What happened at the end of 'Homecoming' Season 2 and what it means for a potential next season

"Homecoming" Season 2 came to an end with an event that saw Walter Cruz get major revenge in an act that might change the Geist Group⁠—and the Amazon Prime Ser [...]

Read full article: What happened at the end of 'Homecoming'...→
Walter Barton execution to be first during pandemic, after seven delays

Walter Barton execution to be first during pandemic, after seven delays

The pause in U.S. executions during the coronavirus pandemic likely will end Tuesday with the scheduled lethal injection of a Missouri inmate for slaying an el [...]

Read full article: Walter Barton execution to be first duri...→
Wrongfully convicted man hopes for release as coronavirus hits prisons

Wrongfully convicted man hopes for release as coronavirus hits prisons

Walter Ogrod was convicted for a 1988 murder, but the Philadelphia District Attorney’s conviction integrity unit says prosecutors got it wrong. While Ogrod wai [...]

Read full article: Wrongfully convicted man hopes for relea...→
Missouri moving ahead with execution plans

Missouri moving ahead with execution plans

Missouri is moving ahead with plans to execute Walter Barton for killing a trailer park operator nearly three decades ago, even though new concerns have been r [...]

Read full article: Missouri moving ahead with execution pla...→
Walter Cortina: We’ve lost our jobs. Many of us high school students need unemployment benefits to get through this

Walter Cortina: We’ve lost our jobs. Many of us high school students need unemployment benefits to get through this

In mid-March, I lost the car wash job I had held for three years. Since then, as of April 25 some 20% of Minnesotans —  556,000 people — had applied for unempl [...]

Read full article: Walter Cortina: We’ve lost our jobs. Man...→
Knott’s Berry Farm Goes Back to Its Roots, Reopens Berry Market, Bakery and Chicken Restaurant

Knott’s Berry Farm Goes Back to Its Roots, Reopens Berry Market, Bakery and Chicken Restaurant

In Buena Park, history is repeating itself at Knott’s Berry Farm.  The theme park actually sprouted from a unique boysenberry cultivated by Walter Knott, and i [...]

Read full article: Knott’s Berry Farm Goes Back to Its Root...→
Rivers Merge in St. Louis. So Do Racism, Violence and Exclusion.

Rivers Merge in St. Louis. So Do Racism, Violence and Exclusion.

Walter Johnson’s book about the city, “The Broken Heart of America,” shows how troubled St. Louis has been from the start, even amid signs of hope.

Read full article: Rivers Merge in St. Louis. So Do Racism,...→
A song to make  you smile: 'Saturday in the Park' by Chicago

A song to make you smile: 'Saturday in the Park' by Chicago

James Pankow, from left, Walter Parazaider and Lee Loughnane from Chicago perform at the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York. All th [...]

Read full article: A song to make you smile: 'Saturday in ...→
Dame Harriet Walter talks Dasha's relationship with Villanelle in 'Killing Eve' season 3

Dame Harriet Walter talks Dasha's relationship with Villanelle in 'Killing Eve' season 3

"They're physically doing what they're thinking in their heads. It's like their mentality is, 'I'm just going to be faster than you. Or I'm just going to guess [...]

Read full article: Dame Harriet Walter talks Dasha's relati...→
Mother reunited with son after giving birth on ventilator with COVID-19

Mother reunited with son after giving birth on ventilator with COVID-19

Walter spent the first 12 days of his life without his mother as she battled COVID-19 in a Long Island hospital. Thursday, they met for the first time.

Read full article: Mother reunited with son after giving bi...→
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2 murder charges filed against man accused of leading officers on chase through Broward County

2 murder charges filed against man accused of leading officers on chase through Broward County

According to the Fort Lauderdale Police, forensic evidence from the crime scene has been analyzed and confirmed Dovi’s involvement in the murder of 59-year-old [...]

Read full article: 2 murder charges filed against man accus...→
Civil rights leaders call for Assemblyman Kansen Chu to resign over “racist” remarks

Civil rights leaders call for Assemblyman Kansen Chu to resign over “racist” remarks

“He can’t be trusted, the guy is talking out of two sides of his face,” longtime civil rights leader Walter Wilson said.

Read full article: Civil rights leaders call for Assemblyma...→
Police Release IDs of Two Victims of Gruesome Fort Lauderdale Beach Slaying

Police Release IDs of Two Victims of Gruesome Fort Lauderdale Beach Slaying

Police have identified the two men found slain at a gruesome scene at the beach in Fort Lauderdale earlier this week. Walter Amryan III, 59, and, Adan Gonsulez [...]

Read full article: Police Release IDs of Two Victims of Gru...→
Johnny 'Joey' Jones hunts and fishes with Marine Corps legend

Johnny 'Joey' Jones hunts and fishes with Marine Corps legend

Retired Staff Sergeant Johnny "Joey" Jones said that the opportunity to spend two days with Marine Corps legend, four-star General Walter Boomer was the honor [...]

Read full article: Johnny 'Joey' Jones hunts and fishes wit...→

Newlyweds Join Philly Black Lives Matter March in Viral Video

You’ll never find another Home Depot karaoke master like Walter Bruce. In the frenzy of Black Friday shopping at a Waldorf, Maryland, Home Depot, Bruce picked [...]

Read full article: Newlyweds Join Philly Black Lives Matter...→
Man prosecutors say was wrongly imprisoned freed after 28 years

Man prosecutors say was wrongly imprisoned freed after 28 years

Walter Ogrod was on death row in the killing of Barbara Jean Horn in Philadelphia, but prosecutors now say he's innocent..

Read full article: Man prosecutors say was wrongly imprison...→
From healthcare history to hospitality: Storied old Cook County Hospital slated to open in July with hotels, offices, museum

From healthcare history to hospitality: Storied old Cook County Hospital slated to open in July with hotels, offices, museum

Ald. Walter Burnett, who was born in the West Side hospital nearly 57 years ago, said he’s "looking to have a birthday party here at Cook County Hospital." Two [...]

Read full article: From healthcare history to hospitality: ...→
Brittney Payton, Walter Payton’s daughter, details harrowing racial incident at pharmacy

Brittney Payton, Walter Payton’s daughter, details harrowing racial incident at pharmacy

Brittney Payton, the daughter of legendary Bears running back Walter Payton, says she was the victim of racial slurs, while sitting at the drive-thru of a Walg [...]

Read full article: Brittney Payton, Walter Payton’s daughte...→
‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’: Behind the infamous phrase used by Trump

‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’: Behind the infamous phrase used by Trump

It was used by Miami Police Chief Walter Headley in 1967 and again the following year by segregationist presidential candidate George Wallace, NPR reported Fri [...]

Read full article: ‘When the looting starts, the shooting s...→
Elburn pub defies state, reopens for dine-in business with mayor's blessing

Elburn pub defies state, reopens for dine-in business with mayor's blessing

An Elburn pub has defied the state by reopening for indoor, sit-down business. And it did so with the blessing of Village President Jeff Walter, who said he sa [...]

Read full article: Elburn pub defies state, reopens for din...→

Bob Dylan Meets the Press | The Village Voice

“Hey look, I consider Hank Williams, Captain Marvel, Marlon Brando, The Tennessee Stud, Clark Kent, Walter Cronkite, and J. Carrol Nalsh all influences. Now wh [...]

Read full article: Bob Dylan Meets the Press | The Village ...→
Missouri holds nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic

Missouri holds nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic

Supporters of Walter Barton, 64, have called into question whether he was wrongly convicted of a 1991 murder.

Read full article: Missouri holds nation's first execution ...→
Missouri carries out first execution since coronavirus outbreak began

Missouri carries out first execution since coronavirus outbreak began

Walter Barton was put to death for fatally stabbing an 81-year-old woman nearly three decades ago, despite questions over his guilt.

Read full article: Missouri carries out first execution sin...→
Nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic involves man claiming innocence

Nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic involves man claiming innocence

Walter Barton, 64, has been on trial five times for a murder he says he didn't commit. Concerns persist over blood spatter evidence.

Read full article: Nation's first execution during coronavi...→
Walter E. Washington Convention Center to open as alternate coronavirus hospital

Walter E. Washington Convention Center to open as alternate coronavirus hospital

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center will open Tuesday as a converted alternate care site as part of preparations for a surge of coronavirus cases in the [...]

Read full article: Walter E. Washington Convention Center t...→

Op-Ed: New York City’s EMS workers need more than nightly applause - amNewYork

BY WALTER S. ADLER Over 14,000 New Yorkers have died so far during the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of bravery, heroism and inter-agency cooperation has

Read full article: Op-Ed: New York City’s EMS workers need ...→

Alderman lifts ban on Fulton Market residential projects

Ald. Walter Burnett hopes the change will help maintain neighborhood's momentum during the pandemic slowdown.

Read full article: Alderman lifts ban on Fulton Market resi...→
This Day in History: May 2

This Day in History: May 2

The original version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Jack Norworth, is published; “The Odd Couple,” the movie [...]

Read full article: This Day in History: May 2...→
Four-letter fiasco: Virtual City Council meeting turns profane

Four-letter fiasco: Virtual City Council meeting turns profane

It started when an unidentified male voice said, "No one here knows what the f--- they’re voting on." Next was Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza: "This is a total s-- [...]

Read full article: Four-letter fiasco: Virtual City Council...→
Hall of Famer Jackie Slater weighs two of the greatest RBs in NFL history: Walter Payton or Eric Dickerson

Hall of Famer Jackie Slater weighs two of the greatest RBs in NFL history: Walter Payton or Eric Dickerson

Hall of Fame offensive lineman Jackie Slater was fortunate enough to block for two of the greatest running backs in history of the National Football League.

Read full article: Hall of Famer Jackie Slater weighs two o...→
Woman Gets Time Served for Role in SoCal Grandmothers Swindle

Woman Gets Time Served for Role in SoCal Grandmothers Swindle

A Colombian woman with ties to Los Angeles was sentenced Monday to the nine months of jail time she already served for targeting Latina grandmothers throughout [...]

Read full article: Woman Gets Time Served for Role in SoCal...→
2 murder charges filed against man accused of leading officers on chase through Broward County

2 murder charges filed against man accused of leading officers on chase through Broward County

According to the Fort Lauderdale Police, forensic evidence from the crime scene has been analyzed and confirmed Dovi’s involvement in the murder of 59-year-old [...]

Read full article: 2 murder charges filed against man accus...→
Nanny charged with human trafficking filmed X-rated videos in front of kids

Nanny charged with human trafficking filmed X-rated videos in front of kids

A former Florida nanny was hit with human trafficking charges after she recorded herself performing sex acts in front of young kids, according to a report. Nic [...]

Read full article: Nanny charged with human trafficking fil...→
Civil rights leaders call for Assemblyman Kansen Chu to resign over “racist” remarks

Civil rights leaders call for Assemblyman Kansen Chu to resign over “racist” remarks

“He can’t be trusted, the guy is talking out of two sides of his face,” longtime civil rights leader Walter Wilson said.

Read full article: Civil rights leaders call for Assemblyma...→
One Big Difference About George Floyd Protests: Many White Faces Early demographic data shows a significant presence of white protesters.

One Big Difference About George Floyd Protests: Many White Faces Early demographic data shows a significant presence of white protesters.

“I was shocked to see so many white kids out here,” said Walter Wiggins, 67, as he sat near the heart of the protests in Washington last week. Mr. Wiggins, a r [...]

Read full article: One Big Difference About George Floyd Pr...→
Police Release IDs of Two Victims of Gruesome Fort Lauderdale Beach Slaying

Police Release IDs of Two Victims of Gruesome Fort Lauderdale Beach Slaying

Police have identified the two men found slain at a gruesome scene at the beach in Fort Lauderdale earlier this week. Walter Amryan III, 59, and, Adan Gonsulez [...]

Read full article: Police Release IDs of Two Victims of Gru...→
Philly Judge Drops Last of Charges Against Former Death Row Inmate Walter Ogrod

Philly Judge Drops Last of Charges Against Former Death Row Inmate Walter Ogrod

A man released from death row last week after prosecutors concluded he very likely was not the person who killed a 4-year-old girl is now also free of all char [...]

Read full article: Philly Judge Drops Last of Charges Again...→
Johnny 'Joey' Jones hunts and fishes with Marine Corps legend

Johnny 'Joey' Jones hunts and fishes with Marine Corps legend

Retired Staff Sergeant Johnny "Joey" Jones said that the opportunity to spend two days with Marine Corps legend, four-star General Walter Boomer was the honor [...]

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Sen. Tim Scott introduces the George Floyd-Walter Scott Notification Act

Sen. Tim Scott introduces the George Floyd-Walter Scott Notification Act

Sen. Tim Scott, South Carolina Republican, has reintroduced the Walter Scott Notification Act, legislation he introduced in 2015 following Walter Scott's death [...]

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Newlyweds Join Philly Black Lives Matter March in Viral Video

You’ll never find another Home Depot karaoke master like Walter Bruce. In the frenzy of Black Friday shopping at a Waldorf, Maryland, Home Depot, Bruce picked [...]

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Romulus police looking for person of interest in double shooting

Romulus police looking for person of interest in double shooting

ROMULUS (WXYZ) — The Romulus Police Department seeks to locate Walter Lee Schackelford, a person of interest connected to a double shooting in the area Zellmer [...]

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Man prosecutors say was wrongly imprisoned freed after 28 years

Man prosecutors say was wrongly imprisoned freed after 28 years

Walter Ogrod was on death row in the killing of Barbara Jean Horn in Philadelphia, but prosecutors now say he's innocent..

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Relatives Greet Man Freed From Death Row After Decades

Walter Ogrod was convicted of killing 4-year-old Barbara Jean Horn in 1988. But the evidence showed there was no way he could’ve done it.... Barbara Jean Horn’ [...]

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From healthcare history to hospitality: Storied old Cook County Hospital slated to open in July with hotels, offices, museum

From healthcare history to hospitality: Storied old Cook County Hospital slated to open in July with hotels, offices, museum

Ald. Walter Burnett, who was born in the West Side hospital nearly 57 years ago, said he’s "looking to have a birthday party here at Cook County Hospital." Two [...]

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After 2 Decades on Death Row, Wrongfully Convicted Man Will Be Set Free

After 2 Decades on Death Row, Wrongfully Convicted Man Will Be Set Free

Walter Ogrod was convicted of killing 4-year-old Barbara Jean Horn in 1988. But the evidence showed there was no way he could’ve done it.

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Brittney Payton, Walter Payton’s daughter, details harrowing racial incident at pharmacy

Brittney Payton, Walter Payton’s daughter, details harrowing racial incident at pharmacy

Brittney Payton, the daughter of legendary Bears running back Walter Payton, says she was the victim of racial slurs, while sitting at the drive-thru of a Walg [...]

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Veteran of two wars gets an 89th birthday parade in South Elgin

Veteran of two wars gets an 89th birthday parade in South Elgin

Walter Telford, who served in Korea and Vietnam with the U.S. Marines, had an 89th birthday parade Saturday at his South Elgin home.

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‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’: Behind the infamous phrase used by Trump

‘When the looting starts, the shooting starts’: Behind the infamous phrase used by Trump

It was used by Miami Police Chief Walter Headley in 1967 and again the following year by segregationist presidential candidate George Wallace, NPR reported Fri [...]

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RIVERSIDE: ‘Breaking Bad’ has Inland beginnings

Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston star in “Breaking Bad.” (AMC)   It could be a whole different story if Walter White and Jessie Pinkman were cooking meth in Mead [...]

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Elburn pub defies state, reopens for dine-in business with mayor's blessing

Elburn pub defies state, reopens for dine-in business with mayor's blessing

An Elburn pub has defied the state by reopening for indoor, sit-down business. And it did so with the blessing of Village President Jeff Walter, who said he sa [...]

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Couple married for 70 years reunited after months apart due to coronavirus restrictions

Couple married for 70 years reunited after months apart due to coronavirus restrictions

Walter asked his wife if she was OK. "No, I missed you," she said as she held his hands for the first time in months.

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Bob Dylan Meets the Press | The Village Voice

“Hey look, I consider Hank Williams, Captain Marvel, Marlon Brando, The Tennessee Stud, Clark Kent, Walter Cronkite, and J. Carrol Nalsh all influences. Now wh [...]

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The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day 66

The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day 66

May 25, 2020 City Life | Stay at Home... Lt. Eleanor Whalen of Chicago (Army transport nurse), Major Edward Rector (AVD flyer), and Lt. Frances Bullock of the [...]

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What happened at the end of 'Homecoming' Season 2 and what it means for a potential next season

What happened at the end of 'Homecoming' Season 2 and what it means for a potential next season

"Homecoming" Season 2 came to an end with an event that saw Walter Cruz get major revenge in an act that might change the Geist Group⁠—and the Amazon Prime Ser [...]

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Missouri holds nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic

Missouri holds nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic

Supporters of Walter Barton, 64, have called into question whether he was wrongly convicted of a 1991 murder.

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Missouri carries out first execution since coronavirus outbreak began

Missouri carries out first execution since coronavirus outbreak began

Walter Barton was put to death for fatally stabbing an 81-year-old woman nearly three decades ago, despite questions over his guilt.

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Walter Barton execution to be first during pandemic, after seven delays

Walter Barton execution to be first during pandemic, after seven delays

The pause in U.S. executions during the coronavirus pandemic likely will end Tuesday with the scheduled lethal injection of a Missouri inmate for slaying an el [...]

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Wrongfully convicted man hopes for release as coronavirus hits prisons

Wrongfully convicted man hopes for release as coronavirus hits prisons

Walter Ogrod was convicted for a 1988 murder, but the Philadelphia District Attorney’s conviction integrity unit says prosecutors got it wrong. While Ogrod wai [...]

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Nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic involves man claiming innocence

Nation's first execution during coronavirus pandemic involves man claiming innocence

Walter Barton, 64, has been on trial five times for a murder he says he didn't commit. Concerns persist over blood spatter evidence.

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Missouri moving ahead with execution plans

Missouri moving ahead with execution plans

Missouri is moving ahead with plans to execute Walter Barton for killing a trailer park operator nearly three decades ago, even though new concerns have been r [...]

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center to open as alternate coronavirus hospital

Walter E. Washington Convention Center to open as alternate coronavirus hospital

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center will open Tuesday as a converted alternate care site as part of preparations for a surge of coronavirus cases in the [...]

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Walter Cortina: We’ve lost our jobs. Many of us high school students need unemployment benefits to get through this

Walter Cortina: We’ve lost our jobs. Many of us high school students need unemployment benefits to get through this

In mid-March, I lost the car wash job I had held for three years. Since then, as of April 25 some 20% of Minnesotans —  556,000 people — had applied for unempl [...]

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Op-Ed: New York City’s EMS workers need more than nightly applause - amNewYork

BY WALTER S. ADLER Over 14,000 New Yorkers have died so far during the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of bravery, heroism and inter-agency cooperation has

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Knott’s Berry Farm Goes Back to Its Roots, Reopens Berry Market, Bakery and Chicken Restaurant

Knott’s Berry Farm Goes Back to Its Roots, Reopens Berry Market, Bakery and Chicken Restaurant

In Buena Park, history is repeating itself at Knott’s Berry Farm.  The theme park actually sprouted from a unique boysenberry cultivated by Walter Knott, and i [...]

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Alderman lifts ban on Fulton Market residential projects

Ald. Walter Burnett hopes the change will help maintain neighborhood's momentum during the pandemic slowdown.

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Rivers Merge in St. Louis. So Do Racism, Violence and Exclusion.

Rivers Merge in St. Louis. So Do Racism, Violence and Exclusion.

Walter Johnson’s book about the city, “The Broken Heart of America,” shows how troubled St. Louis has been from the start, even amid signs of hope.

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This Day in History: May 2

This Day in History: May 2

The original version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Jack Norworth, is published; “The Odd Couple,” the movie [...]

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A song to make  you smile: 'Saturday in the Park' by Chicago

A song to make you smile: 'Saturday in the Park' by Chicago

James Pankow, from left, Walter Parazaider and Lee Loughnane from Chicago perform at the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York. All th [...]

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Four-letter fiasco: Virtual City Council meeting turns profane

Four-letter fiasco: Virtual City Council meeting turns profane

It started when an unidentified male voice said, "No one here knows what the f--- they’re voting on." Next was Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza: "This is a total s-- [...]

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Dame Harriet Walter talks Dasha's relationship with Villanelle in 'Killing Eve' season 3

Dame Harriet Walter talks Dasha's relationship with Villanelle in 'Killing Eve' season 3

"They're physically doing what they're thinking in their heads. It's like their mentality is, 'I'm just going to be faster than you. Or I'm just going to guess [...]

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Hall of Famer Jackie Slater weighs two of the greatest RBs in NFL history: Walter Payton or Eric Dickerson

Hall of Famer Jackie Slater weighs two of the greatest RBs in NFL history: Walter Payton or Eric Dickerson

Hall of Fame offensive lineman Jackie Slater was fortunate enough to block for two of the greatest running backs in history of the National Football League.

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Mother reunited with son after giving birth on ventilator with COVID-19

Mother reunited with son after giving birth on ventilator with COVID-19

Walter spent the first 12 days of his life without his mother as she battled COVID-19 in a Long Island hospital. Thursday, they met for the first time.

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