Kyle Rittenhouse gun from Kenosha shootings to be destroyed

KENOSHA, Wis.  — A judge has approved an agreement by lawyers to destroy the assault-style rifle that Kyle Rittenhouse used to kill two people and wound a third during a 2020 street protest in Wisconsin. Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger said the state crime lab would destroy the gun. Judge Bruce Schroeder, who presided over […]

Human chain formed to help after Pittsburgh bridge collapse

PITTSBURGH — A two-lane bridge collapsed in Pittsburgh, prompting rescuers to rappel nearly 150 feet while others formed a human chain to help rescue multiple people from a dangling bus. The collapse early Friday came hours before President Joe Biden was to visit the city to press for his $1 trillion infrastructure bill, which includes […]

217 Today: One nurse explains the toll of working through a pandemic for two years

Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 Today’s headlines: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring after nearly 30 years. President Joe Biden pledged during his campaign that he intends to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court. A recent study finds that the teacher shortage in Illinois school districts has worsened. Illinois lawmakers will hold a […]