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Europe · London

Kevin Spacey facing four counts of sexual assault against three men

46% Center coverage: 226 sources
The actor Kevin Spacey is facing four counts of sexual assault against three men, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school

55% Center coverage: 109 sources
Frustrated onlookers urged police officers to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman’s rampage killed 19 children and two teachers, witnesses said Wednesday. Witnesses say police should have charged into the school sooner.See the Story
US & Canada

More Memorial Day Travel Expected, Despite High Gas Prices

78% Center coverage: 49 sources
The average gas price in the U.S. on Thursday was $4.60 per gallon, according to AAA figures. AAA estimates that 39.2 million people will travel 50 miles (80 kilometers) or more from home during the holiday weekend. Across the European Union's 27 countries, gasoline has risen 40% from a year ago.See the Story
US & Canada

Gunman's final 90 minutes fuel questions about police delays

52% Center coverage: 19 sources
Authorities say Salvador Ramos, 18, entered the school through an apparently unlocked door. The first police officers arrived on the scene 12 minutes after the crash and did not enter the school to pursue the shooter until four minutes after that. The crisis came to an end an hour later, at 12:45 p.m., a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson says.See the Story
US & Canada · Skokie

Skokie shooting: Teen among 2 charged in murder, attempted murder of 2 young brothers

60% Center coverage: 5 sources
Richard T. Banks, 22, of Chicago and Christian Anderson, 16, face charges of first-degree murder. A judge ordered no bail for both offenders. Police responded to a call of shots fired shortly before 12:10 a.m. on May 14. The 9-year-old, identified as Jeremiah Ellis, suffered multiple gunshot wounds.See the Story
US & Canada · Illinois

3 Illinois Republicans file lawsuit targeting post-election count of mail-in ballots

100% Center coverage: 4 sources
The suit was filed in federal court in Chicago on behalf of Rep. Michael Bost from Carbondale. The suit asks a judge to prevent election authorities from counting mail-in ballots. Illinois law directs local election authorities to count ballots postmarked by the date of an election and received within two weeks of the election.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
US & Canada · Chicago

‘Where’s the beef?’ Tracing meat price inflation from the ranch to the restaurant

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Chicago consumers – like people across the country -- are wrestling with the worst inflation in decades, as they pay more for everything from gas to groceries. In fact, food prices have seen some of the most severe upswings, according to an analysis by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But one product has seen a sharp increase: beef.  Average prices for beef at grocery stores are near record levels.See the Story
US & Canada · Chicago

Is it allergies or Covid?

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Surging Covid cases can complicate the diagnosis of seasonal allergies. Headache, fatigue, sneezing, runny nose, congestion and a sore throat can all come with allergies and Covid. Another cross over symptom? Loss of smell. Over-the-counter allergy medications can help, but if symptoms don't ease up, get tested.See the Story

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