A Chicago woman has died days after she was dragged from a car and shot during an attack captured on video that killed her boyfriend and drew more attention to the city's particularly violent year. Yasmin Perez, 23, died Tuesday, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. “They left their babies,” Arzuaga’s aunt, Vickie Ponciano, said Tuesday as she wept.
(Bloomberg) -- Oil clung to gains with a fifth straight weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies pointing to a rapidly tightening market.Futures rose as much as 1.9% in New York on Wednesday, while Brent crude held above $75 a barrel. American crude supplies tumbled by more than 7 million barrels, according to a U.S. government report. Gasoline inventories posted the biggest drop since early March, while supplies at the nation’s biggest storage hub at Cushing, Oklahoma, slid to the lowest since Mar
A Proud Boys supporter accused of keeping a large weapons cache and making social media threats tied to the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol was denied bail on Wednesday, despite evidence of what his lawyer said were signs of chronic kidney disease. U.S. Magistrate Judge Lois Bloom in Brooklyn said Eduard Florea "presents a significant danger to the community," and should not be released into confinement at his mother's Bronx, New York home on $100,000 bond as his lawyer requested. Florea, a 40-year-old married father of two, has been detained in a Brooklyn jail since January, when he pleaded not guilty to being a felon in possession of ammunition and making online threats.
Drake Bell, the former star of the popular Nickelodeon show “Drake & Josh,” pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges relating to a girl who met him online and attended one of his concerts in Cleveland in 2017, when she was 15. Jared “Drake” Bell, 34, of West Hollywood, California, pleaded guilty via Zoom to felony attempted child endangerment and a misdemeanor charge of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles. Defense attorney Ian Friedman said Wednesday that he could not comment on the case but said it will be revealed at sentencing “why Mr. Bell chose to enter today's plea.”
The Rafael wildfire reached over 24,000 acres on June 23, spreading north of Perkinsville, Arizona, according to official reports.Footage captured from Airport Mesa in Sedona by Nana Suzuki, who said she took it on June 22, shows clouds of heavy smoke.According to the Incident Information System, as of the morning of June 23, the wildfire had reached 24,191 acres and was zero percent contained. Credit: Nana Suzuki via Storyful
For King Charles I, it was a single pearl earring, oversize and set in a gold crown. Doomed to the guillotine by Oliver Cromwell in 1639, Charles's oversize pearl was part of his signature look and he famously insisted on wearing it to his execution. Royal and noble men wore them frequently, even Sir Walter Raleigh wore a pearl stud in each ear.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 12:30 p.m.. Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says 77 per cent of eligible residents of Indigenous communities have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while nearly 50 per cent have received a second dose. Miller also provided an update on the COVID-19 outbreak in the Kashechewan First Nation in northern Ontario, where he says there are now 87 active cases and 215 recovered cases. Since June 15, Miller sa