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Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 at 01:24 PM CST

California State Loophole Leaves Minors at Risk Using Uber, Lyft

California State Loophole Leaves Minors at Risk Using Uber, Lyft

From day care providers to school bus drivers, California regulations require fingerprints and extensive criminal background checks for almost any worker who may be left alone with kids. But those same...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:01 PM CST

Failed NY Subway Bomber Pleads Not Guilty to Terror Charges

Failed NY Subway Bomber Pleads Not Guilty to Terror Charges

A Bangladeshi immigrant accused of trying to set off a pipe bomb in a subway corridor but only succeeded in harming himself pleaded not guilty to terror charges on Thursday. Akayed Ullah had no visible injuries...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 04:42 PM CST

New York Subway Bombing Suspect Indicted on Terrorism Charges

New York Subway Bombing Suspect Indicted on Terrorism Charges

The Bangladeshi immigrant accused of setting off a pipe bomb in a Manhattan subway tunnel last month has been indicted on federal terrorism charges, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Akayed Ullah, 27, is accused...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 11:31 AM CST

Israeli DACA Recipient Detained After Taking Wrong Turn Into Mexico

Israeli DACA Recipient Detained After Taking Wrong Turn Into Mexico

A University of California, San Diego senior faces deportation after his roommate made a wrong turn at the U.S.-Mexico border crossing south of San Diego. Orr Yakobi, 22, is an Israeli citizen who is in the...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 06:49 PM CST

Hundreds of Lost JFK Bags Sit Outside in Snow As Owners Wait

Hundreds of Lost JFK Bags Sit Outside in Snow As Owners Wait

If you left John F. Kennedy International Airport without your baggage during this weekend's weather-related meltdown, there's a chance it might be sitting outside, underneath a ramp.

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Southwest Victim's Husband: Our Last Words Were 'I Love You'
Southwest Victim's Husband: Our Last Words Were 'I Love You'

One week after his wife was killed aboard a Southwest Airlines plane, Michael Riordan is speaking out publicly for the first time to share how he and his family are coping with the tragic loss. “She’s going to...

Taco Bell Warns Customers After Worker Diagnosed With Hep A
Taco Bell Warns Customers After Worker Diagnosed With Hep A

A southern Indiana Taco Bell is warning customers after a worker was diagnosed with Hepatitis A amid outbreaks in neighboring states.

Tribune Management Will Not Recognize Workers' Union
Tribune Management Will Not Recognize Workers' Union

Chicago Tribune management on Wednesday decided not to recognize an employee union after workers at the newspaper overwhelmingly supported organizing.

2013 Chicagoan of the Year Faces Immigration Hearing, Possible Deportation
2013 Chicagoan of the Year Faces Immigration Hearing, Possible Deportation

A woman who was named the '2013 Chicagoan of the Year' faces a hearing Wednesday that will determine whether or not she will get deported to Mexico, allegedly for her activism in defending immigrants’ rights.