Chicago Police have attributed the decrease in the number of homicides to an increased deployment of officers, smarter policing strategies and the use of new technologies.
Yee’s trials in Singapore were closely watched by rights groups, and fuelled debate in Singapore over censorship, the limits of free speech and political correctness.
Videos of a United passenger being involuntarily dragged off a plane went viral, creating a PR disaster for the company – one that could have easily been avoided.
On Wednesday, United said it would compensate all passengers on board the flight the cost of their tickets.
Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles marking the seventh anniversary of enactment of Obamacare.
“We feel US is about inclusion, but everything Trump has shown is that he’s about division.” said Eileen Molony, a protestor in Chicago.
In the 1960s a group of working-class white activists joined forces with the Black Panthers in Chicago to fight systemic class oppression. Could a similar coalition emerge today?
The demonstrations since the election have been impromptu affairs, quickly organised, with weekend protests expected to swell in size.
The public health emergency declaration is a tool for the federal government to provide fresh support to Puerto Rico’s government to tackle the outbreak and grants access to certain federal funds.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson told a news conference it was against departmental policy to fire at or into a moving car when the vehicle was the only potential use of force by a suspect, and police were taking a hard look at training and tactics following the shooting.
The attack occurred as largely peaceful protests unfolded around the US after the shooting of Philando Castile, 32, by police near St. Paul, Minnesota, late on July 6.