Boy shot by police was with man who fired gun

Boy shot by police was with man who fired gun

CHICAGO (AP) — A young man who was with a 13-year-old boy fatally shot by a Chicago police officer last month fired the rounds that drew the officer’s attention, prosecutors said Saturday. Ruben Roman, 21, is seen on video firing the weapon that brought police to the Little Village neighborhood on the night of March … Read more

Chaundee Brown Makes It Official

Chaundee Brown Makes It Official

Michigan Wolverines basketball senior Chaundee Brown will not return for another season at Michigan, he announced today on Instagram. Brown had considered a return to take advantage of the extra year granted by the NCAA due to COVID, but he’ll test the NBA waters instead. “It’s important to thank each and every coach who believed … Read more

Brazil’s new gigantic Christ statue even taller than Rio’s

Brazil's new gigantic Christ statue even taller than Rio's

Rio de Janeiro’s iconic and towering “Christ the Redeemer” has met its vertical match: an even taller Jesus statue that’s nearing complete a half-hour west in southern Brazil. Measuring 140 feet tall, the new Jesus statue that’s now rising over the city of Encantado — called “Christ the Protector” — is 15 feet taller than … Read more

Surprising Penguins in intriguing NHL trade deadline spot

Surprising Penguins in intriguing NHL trade deadline spot

Sorry about that, but I just noticed an unaccountable typographical error in my preseason prediction column. Somehow Mike Sullivan was named as the first coach most likely to be fired, when I know I wrote that he would win the Jack Adams Trophy. Bringing it way back to a New York baseball analogy, this should … Read more

XPeng to Produce Its Own Chips; Analyst Weighs In

XPeng to Produce Its Own Chips; Analyst Weighs In

TipRanks JPMorgan Says These 2 Stocks Could Surge Over 80% After a volatile first quarter, Q2 has kicked off in style, and the major indexes sit at – or hover near – all-time highs. The government bond market has also been steadying as yields have pulled back after rising higher earlier in the year, soothing … Read more

Boris Johnson says he won’t attend Prince Philip’s funeral so a royal family member can take his place

Boris Johnson says he won't attend Prince Philip's funeral so a royal family member can take his place

Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivered a speech Friday following Prince Philip’s death. Pippa Fowles / No 10 Downing Street via Getty Images; Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson won’t attend the funeral of Prince Philip on April 17. A statement from his office, 10 Downing Street, said he wants to save the seat … Read more