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US & Canada · Los Angeles

Legendary 'Goodfellas' actor Ray Liotta dead at 67

47% Center coverage: 249 sources
Legendary actor Ray Liotta is dead at 67-years-old. He reportedly died in his sleep while in the Dominican Republic while filming "Dangerous Waters."See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Gunman entered Uvalde elementary school unobstructed and started shooting, officials say

71% Center coverage: 90 sources
Texas law enforcement official says gunman entered building through unlocked door. Salvador Ramos did not initially encounter any law enforcement officers, official says. Ramos killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Witnesses urged police officers to charge into the school, according to witnesses.See the Story
Memorial Day

Video: Showers likely to start Memorial Day weekend

78% Center coverage: 19 sources
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is reminding drivers to buckle up, put their phones down, and stay alert while out on the roads. While most construction will pause during the holiday weekend, the following areas will still remain under construction: Forest County US 8 is reduced to a single lane with temporary traffic signals at the Wolf River.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Biden, first lady to travel to Uvalde on Sunday

39% Center coverage: 28 sources
US President Joe Biden on Sunday will visit Uvalde, Texas to grieve with the community following an elementary school shooting. The suspected 18-year old gunman, Salvador Ramos, barricaded himself inside the school for nearly an hour before a tactical unit went inside and killed him.See the Story
US & Canada · Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights father's remains lost in the mail by USPS, still missing

100% Center coverage: 3 sources
Colin McGuire shipped his father's remains through the USPS on May 11. The remains were scheduled to arrive the next day, but never made it to the funeral home in Arlington Heights. The tracking information shows the package was initially scanned, but nothing occurred after that. The postal service says it is doing everything in its power to find the remains.See the Story

Stranger Things Pop-Up Shop Opens as Season 4 Released

Coverage: 2 sources
Netflix has opened a Stranger Things pop-up shop in a Chicago mall. The store is set to open ahead of the release of season 4 of the show. Guests can take photos inside Joyce's House, shop at the Starcourt Mall and play games at the Palace Arcade.See the Story
Illinois · Illinois

$200 Utility Payments Headed to Over 250K Illinois Families, Pritzker Announces

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
All recipients of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will receive $200 to support Illinoisans most in need due to rising costs. During this program year (September 2021 – May 2022) the Pritzker Administration has made an unprecedented $386 million investment to support families with bill assistance for heat, gas, and electricity bills.See the Story
Tornado · Indianapolis

Tornadoes reported Thursday evening

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
The National Weather Service says two tornadoes touched down during an outbreak of severe weather in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. One of the twisters was an EF-1 twister, with maximum wind speeds of 100 miles per hour. A second tornado was reported just six miles to the northwest of Beloit in Wisconsin, according to officials.See the Story
Illinois · Illinois

Valenica, Giannoulias Spar Over Ethics at Illinois Secretary of State Forum

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia and former Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias exchanged barbs during a heated forum on Thursday in Chicago. Valencia has faced criticisms over emails she’s sent from her official City Hall account to her husband, who is a lobbyist pursuing government contracts in numerous states, including in Illinois. Valencia was forced to amend her statements of financial interests after questions raised by NBC 5 Political Reporter Mary Ann Ahern. The former treasurer is facing his own ethics questions, with Valencia criticizing his handling of the Bright Start Scholarship Program.See the Story

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