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Illinois National Guard activated ahead of Chauvin verdict

Gov. J.B. Pritzker activated the Illinois National Guard Monday ahead of an expected verdict in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged withGeorge Floyd’s death. The move was in response to a request from Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Pritzker’s office said 125 personnel would be deployed starting Tuesday …

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Kristin Smart case: Paul and Ruben Flores plead not guilty in student's 1996 disappearance

ACaliforniafather and son chargedin connection with the 1996disappearanceof 19-year-old college studentKristin Smartpleaded not guilty Monday, according to reports. Paul Flores, 44, was charged with first-degree murder in the killing that authorities said happened as he tried to rape Smart in hisdorm room after an off-campus party at California Polytechnic State …

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Yale, Columbia to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for fall

Yale University and Columbia University have told students that they will be required to have received a COVID-19 vaccine if students wish to remain on campus in the fall, adding their names to the list ofcolleges mandating vaccination. Fellow Ivy League schools, Cornell University and Brown University already announced that …

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