A massive manhunt was still underway for three armed men in far north suburban Fox Lake who authorities say are responsible for Charles Gliniewicz's shooting death
More than 30 years after the girlfriend of pro wrestling legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka died under mysterious circumstances, the wrestling Hall of Famer faces grand jury charges that he killed her.
Police arrested Snuka, a.k.a. James Wiley Smith Reiher, Tuesday at his New Jersey home and charged him with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of his then-girlfriend, Nancy Argentino, in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley. The charges came after a grand jury determined that Snuka, now 72, caused bruising and other injuries that led to Argentino’s death in a Whitehall Township motel room after a World Wrestling Federation event
Los Angeles was selected Tuesday as the U.S. bid city for the 2024 Olympics. With Boston bowing out earlier this year, the LA City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a proposal to authorize Mayor Eric Garcetti to execute agreements related to the Olympic bid. The U.S. Olympic Committee later announced that it had selected LA as the United States candidate. "We all know the next two years are about fleshing out the details, but this is in our DNA," said Garcetti. "We know how to do Olympics, we know how to do them well, we know how to do them economically."
GROUNDBREAKING TV MOMENT! Steve Backshall is interrupted by a blue whale live on BBC One for BBC Big Blue Live. During...Posted by BBC Earth on Monday, August 31, 2015
A big blue whale photo bombed a reporter's live television shot. Then the TV host got excited, very excited. The surprise moment was caught during Steve Backshall's live interview on BBC One for "BBC Big Blue Live." Both Backshall and whale expert Dorris Welch paused to take in the glorious moment.
Two former employees at a New Jersey day care are accused of encouraging children in their care to fight on camera, then sharing the videos on Snapchat while referencing “Fight Club.” Erica Kenny, 22, and Chanese White, 28, were both issued summonses for fourth-degree child abuse, while Kenny was also charged with child endangerment. Prosecutors say video from Kenny’s phone shows at least a dozen kids shoving one another to the ground and attempting to throw punches.
Spanish police found two migrants crammed into tiny hiding spaces in a car — including under the hood — near the Moroccan border on Sunday, the latest example of extreme and potentially deadly risks taken by people flooding into Europe amid the continent's biggest refugee crisis since World War II.
A Civil Guard photo taken after the traffic stop shows one of the migrants stuffed behind the car's engine. The man was suffering from severe dehydration and lack of oxygen, NBC News' U.K. partner ITV reported.
A second man was found under the car's back seats, suffering from the same ailments.
European countries are struggling to deal with the migrant crisis, triggered by people fleeing war, poverty and persecution in Africa and the Middle East.
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U.S. stocks plummeted Tuesday as continued signs of weakness in China and concerns about the Federal Reserve weighed heavily on investor sentiment, CNBC reported.
The major averages ended in correction territory, down nearly 3 percent after a failed attempt in the minutes prior to cut some losses.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed about 470 points lower, off session after falling as much as 548 points. The Nasdaq composite wiped out gains for 2015, joining the other averages in the red for the year so far.
"Today is just a continuation of last night's sentiment, plain and simple. Concerns continue to erupt about China's economy and the growth decline in energy and WTI today," said Ryan Larson, head of equity trading at RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.).
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CNN on Tuesday amended its criteria for the next Republican presidential debate, giving former technology executive Carly Fiorina a better chance at appearing in the Sept. 16 primetime affair.
The news network announced the change following weeks of public pressure from Fiorina and her supporters.
Fiorina, the only woman in the GOP field, likely would not have been among the top 10 candidates on the debate stage as determined by the original terms.
McDonald's announced its highly anticipated decision Tuesday to serve all-day breakfast at all U.S. locations starting this fall.
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A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a case in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers.
The ruling increases the number of potential California plaintiffs in the lawsuit claiming Uber drivers are incorrectly classified as independent contractors when they are actually employees.
U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco made his decision in the lawsuit filed by four current or former drivers for the ride-hailing company.
The feud between Donald Trump and Jeb Bush appears to be intensifying.
Bush's 2016 presidential campaign has put out a video that shows Trump talking more like a Democrat than a Republican.
And while campaigning in Miami on Tuesday, Bush said Trump only resorts to insults because he can't talk about issues.
As Bush put it, "If you're not totally in agreement with him, you're an idiot, you're stupid, you have low energy" and the like.
Trump tweeted in response: "Yet another weak hit by a candidate with a failing campaign."
A manufacturing company in St. Charles rescinded its job offer to an Aurora man after the man unintentionally sent two naked photos of himself to the director of human resources.
Three Southern California sheriff's deputies will face criminal charges in the beating of a man after he tried to escape on horseback in a high desert chase captured by NewsChopper4, District Attorney Michael Ramos said on Tuesday.
Charges were filed against San Bernardino County deputies Nicholas Downey, Michael Phelps and Charles Foster in the takedown of Francis Jared Pusok about 90 miles northeast of Los Angeles on April 9. "I believe the deputies that were filed on today crossed the line under color of authority," Ramos said. "But their actions should not tarnish the badge of those that honorably serve everyday."
Here comes the bride all dressed in white. And, don't look now, but here come thousands of bicyclists not dressed in anything.
Nude and body-painted participants from this year's Philly Naked Bike Ride cruised through the wedding day photo shoot of lovebirds Ross Cohen and Blair Delson.
"We saw them," Delson said Monday, "and I sprinted in my heels and my wedding gown and decided to get in on the action."