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Police also said two suspects were taken into custody, (AP)(AP)

One officer dead, another wounded in Chicago shooting

AP | | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri, Chicago
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2021 10:46 AM IST
  • The two officers were fired upon after a vehicle carrying two men and a woman had been pulled over
Fallen trees lay in front of a home after a tornado swept through the area in Woodridge, Ill., early Monday morning, June 21, 2021. (AP)
Fallen trees lay in front of a home after a tornado swept through the area in Woodridge, Ill., early Monday morning, June 21, 2021. (AP)

Tornado in suburban Chicago uproots trees, damages houses; 4 injured

AP | , Chicago
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 05:23 PM IST
At least four injuries were reported in Naperville, where a dozen homes were damaged and numerous large trees were downed by a probable tornado late Sunday, according to a report to the National Weather Service.
In this file picture from March 2021, Chicago police work the scene of a shooting on Chicago's South Side. The area witnessed gun violence again on Monday as seven people were wounded in a gunfight. (AP/For Representative Purposes Only)
In this file picture from March 2021, Chicago police work the scene of a shooting on Chicago's South Side. The area witnessed gun violence again on Monday as seven people were wounded in a gunfight. (AP/For Representative Purposes Only)

7 shot and wounded as gunfight erupts Chicago's Englewood

AP | , Chicago
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 08:36 PM IST
The recent incident reported from Chicago’s South Side has led experts to believe that it could be one of Chicago's most violent years in terms of gun violence in recent memory.
A person walks through an alley days after a fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a Chicago Police officer in Chicago.(AP)
A person walks through an alley days after a fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a Chicago Police officer in Chicago.(AP)

Chicago mayor urges new police foot-chase policy after boy shot and killed

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 05:47 AM IST
  • Adam Toledo was shot in the chest by an unidentified police officer at about 2:30 a.m. local time on March 29 in Little Village, a neighborhood in the city's West Side, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) said.
File photo of George Miller, CEO of Loretto Hospital.(Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
File photo of George Miller, CEO of Loretto Hospital.(Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

Chicago hospital CEO suspended after improper vaccinations

AP | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 10:37 PM IST
The unpaid suspension of Loretto Hospital's president and CEO, George Miller, is on hold until the hospital finds a new chief operating officer and chief financial officer, a hospital spokeswoman said late Monday.
Representational image. (AP file)
Representational image. (AP file)

Chicago schools postpone in-person classes over Covid-19 safety plan

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 10:03 AM IST
The third-largest school district in the United States told the parents of 62,000 elementary and middle school students who opted to begin taking some of their classes in their schools on Monday to stay home, saying it hopes to resume in-person classes for those students on Tuesday.
Representational image. (AP file)
Representational image. (AP file)

Chicago teachers move toward strike; district delays return

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 12:39 PM IST
The Chicago Teachers Union said in a statement Sunday that 71% of its voting members approved a resolution to “conduct remote work only” when kindergarten through eighth-grade teachers were scheduled to report to work in-person on Monday, according to the union, which cited safety concerns.
An agronomist examines cotton plants in Batesville, Mississippi, US.(via REUTERS)
An agronomist examines cotton plants in Batesville, Mississippi, US.(via REUTERS)

Cotton futures rise with Chinese purchases pacing US exports

By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2020 11:25 PM IST
Cotton for March delivery rose 1.3% to 75.79 cents a pound at 12:34 p.m. on ICE Futures US in New York. Last week, the price reached 77.41 cents, the highest for a most-active contract since April 2019.
The airline will operate a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft between the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi and its hometown hub at the O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.(AP file photo)
The airline will operate a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft between the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi and its hometown hub at the O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.(AP file photo)

United Airlines starts Delhi-Chicago daily flights

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 08:17 PM IST
United also expects to introduce a new daily nonstop service between Bengaluru and San Francisco from May 8 next year.
Hyderabad-USA-Hyderabad has been the largest unserved passenger origin and destination (O&D) market between India and the US with a potential of over 7,00,000 passengers annually, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd said in a press release.(Hindustan Times)
Hyderabad-USA-Hyderabad has been the largest unserved passenger origin and destination (O&D) market between India and the US with a potential of over 7,00,000 passengers annually, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd said in a press release.(Hindustan Times)

Air India’s non-stop Hyderabad-Chicago flight from Jan 15

Hyderabad | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 08:30 PM IST
The Telugu diaspora from the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh regions is one of the fastest growing community in the US and a direct connectivity to the US from Hyderabad was long due, a press release from GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd said.
The image is a screengrab from the video shared by the DuPage County Twitter handle.(Twitter/@DuPage County)
The image is a screengrab from the video shared by the DuPage County Twitter handle.(Twitter/@DuPage County)

Doggo reunites with Michigan owners after 3 years in Illinois. Watch

Wheaton, Illinois | By Associated Press | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 09:26 AM IST
Lola’s reunion video with her owners may maelt your heart into a puddle.
He said the speech given by Swami Vivekanand in Chicago is our inspiration.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
He said the speech given by Swami Vivekanand in Chicago is our inspiration.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

India not ‘expansionist’, believes in welfare of world: Nitin Gadkari

Pune | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2020 02:04 PM IST
Addressing an event in Pune via video-conferencing, Gadkari said to achieve self-reliance, there is a need for knowledge, entrepreneurship, science, technology, research and successful practices.
Researchers at Stanford University and Northwestern University used data collected between March and May in cities across the U.S. to map the movement of people.(Unsplash)
Researchers at Stanford University and Northwestern University used data collected between March and May in cities across the U.S. to map the movement of people.(Unsplash)

Covid superspreader risk is linked to restaurants, gyms, hotels

By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 01:09 PM IST
The reopening of restaurants, gyms and hotels carries the highest risk of spreading Covid-19, according to a study that used mobile phone data from 98 million people to model the risks of infection at different locations.
The survey is carried out every year by pest control service Orkin. It ranks cities in the US based on rat infestations.(Representative photo/AP)
The survey is carried out every year by pest control service Orkin. It ranks cities in the US based on rat infestations.(Representative photo/AP)

Chicago is ‘rattiest city’ in the US, says survey by pest control service

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 11:04 PM IST
Orkin, the pest control service, said in a press release that rats have taken over the streets of Chicago once again.
A protester holds up a sign after a grand jury announced its decision in the case of Breonna Taylor’s death , in Louisville, Kentucky.
A protester holds up a sign after a grand jury announced its decision in the case of Breonna Taylor’s death , in Louisville, Kentucky.

Anger on US streets as cops let off over Black woman’s death

Hindustan Times, Louisville, Kentucky | By Associated Press, Louisville, Kentucky
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 02:40 AM IST
A grand jury returned three charges of wanton endangerment on Wednesday against fired officer Brett Hankison over shooting into a home next to Taylor’s with people inside.
The image shows the drone in question.(AP)
The image shows the drone in question.(AP)

Baseball match gets delayed due to unusual reason… a drone. Here’s what happened

Chicago | By Associated Press | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 09:33 AM IST
Due to the incident, the match was delayed for nearly seven minutes.
The image shows two penguin chicks.(Twitter@shedd_aquarium)
The image shows two penguin chicks.(Twitter@shedd_aquarium)

This clip of baby penguins waddling around happily will make you smile

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2020 12:43 PM IST
Netizens were overjoyed to see the cute penguin chicks enjoying themselves and many reacted by sharing heart emojis.
Bus and train services were temporarily suspended in the downtown area.(Bloomberg Photo)
Bus and train services were temporarily suspended in the downtown area.(Bloomberg Photo)

Looting in Chicago leads to more than 100 arrests, cops place restrictions

Chicago | By Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2020 06:06 AM IST
Two people, a civilian and a security guard, were shot amid the melee, as crowds descended overnight on major commercial areas, including the iconic Magnificent Mile, superintendent David Brown said during a press conference on Monday.
Inspired by the recent US racial justice protests, Johnson plans to expand Folded Map into other neighbourhoods. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Inspired by the recent US racial justice protests, Johnson plans to expand Folded Map into other neighbourhoods. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Folded Map Project: Chicago artist brings residents together

Chicago | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 07:53 AM IST
When Tonika Johnson started photographing houses with corresponding addresses in the city’s North and South sides in her Folded Map Project, she decided to bring the residents together.
Further details of the incident are awaited.((Getty Images/iStockphoto/representative use))
Further details of the incident are awaited.((Getty Images/iStockphoto/representative use))

‘Multiple people’ shot on Chicago’s South Side: Police

Chicago, United States | By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 07:22 AM IST
Chicago Police Department spokesman Tom Ahern said on Twitter that the shooting took place in the 1000 block of W. 79th Street.
The 22-year-old mother was driving home on Saturday afternoon when the attacker pulled up next to her car and fired around eight shots, striking the infant in the chest and grazing her head.(HT Archive)
The 22-year-old mother was driving home on Saturday afternoon when the attacker pulled up next to her car and fired around eight shots, striking the infant in the chest and grazing her head.(HT Archive)

1-year-old killed in Chicago drive-by shooting

Chicago | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 02:53 PM IST
The incident came a week after the shooting death of three-year-old Mekhi James, who died in similar circumstances while traveling in a car with his father on the city’s west side.
Representational image.(AP)
Representational image.(AP)

16 NBA players test Covid-19 positive ahead of season restart on July 30

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 11:17 PM IST
The players who have tested positive include Indiana Pacers’ Malcolm Brogdon, Sacramento King’s Alex Len and Buddy Hield.
Though the picture only shows Violet’s back, we’re pretty the little skunk had a gala time looking at the sky.(Twitter/@shedd_aquarium)
Though the picture only shows Violet’s back, we’re pretty the little skunk had a gala time looking at the sky.(Twitter/@shedd_aquarium)

Violet the skunk’s dreamy photo of looking at Chicago skyline has netizens gushing

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2020 01:14 PM IST
Identified as Violet, the skunk, the cuddly being can be seen looking at the Chicago city skyline.
More than 57,000 citizens have returned to India on flights being operated under Vande Bharat since May 6, Hardeep Puri said.(PTI)
More than 57,000 citizens have returned to India on flights being operated under Vande Bharat since May 6, Hardeep Puri said.(PTI)

75 more flights to US, Canada in Vande Bharat Phase 3

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 11:34 PM IST
These flights will be scheduled between June 9 and June 30 to cities including New York, Newark, Chicago, Washington, San Francisco, Vancouver and Toronto.
The lawsuit, filed Friday in federal court in Chicago, says the company fostered a climate of “severe or pervasive sexual harassment and a hostile work environment, including groping, physical assaults, and sexually-charged verbal comments.”(Unsplash)
The lawsuit, filed Friday in federal court in Chicago, says the company fostered a climate of “severe or pervasive sexual harassment and a hostile work environment, including groping, physical assaults, and sexually-charged verbal comments.”(Unsplash)

McDonald’s faces class action over ‘pervasive sexual harassment’

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 03:06 PM IST
McDonald’s Corp has been hit with a class action lawsuit accusing it of subjecting female employees in its corporate-owned fast-food restaurants in Florida to widespread sexual harassment.
Travellers, wearing masks, arrive on a direct flight from China(REUTERS)
Travellers, wearing masks, arrive on a direct flight from China(REUTERS)

Virus footprint grows; 11 isolated across India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Beijing | By Rhythma Kaul and Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 01:30 AM IST
Temporarily titled 2019-nCoV (novel coronavirus), the pathogen had till Friday killed at least 26 people and sickened 900 more since it began spreading from a meat market in China’s Wuhan in late December.
The residents of Wuhan in China are gearing up to live under the lockdown imposed by the central government in the wake of the outbreak of coronavirus.(Reuters)
The residents of Wuhan in China are gearing up to live under the lockdown imposed by the central government in the wake of the outbreak of coronavirus.(Reuters)

In tweets, Wuhan residents describe life under lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 10:21 PM IST
Many users on Twitter are posting updates on life under lockdown - the tweets describe how city residents are stocking up vegetables and food supplies.
An autopsy has failed to determine the cause of death of a missing Indian-American woman whose body was later found in the trunk of her car in Chicago(Sureel Dabawala/Facebook)
An autopsy has failed to determine the cause of death of a missing Indian-American woman whose body was later found in the trunk of her car in Chicago(Sureel Dabawala/Facebook)

Autopsy fails to find cause of Indian-American woman’s death

Chicago | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 09:07 PM IST
Sureel Dabawala, a 34 year-old, young MBA from Loyola University in Chicago was reported missing on December 30, 2019.
A model exhibiting a wearable artwork created by artists Oona D’mello and designer Sohni Patel, for a one-day exhibition in Mumbai titled Est Form.(Est Form)
A model exhibiting a wearable artwork created by artists Oona D’mello and designer Sohni Patel, for a one-day exhibition in Mumbai titled Est Form.(Est Form)

Tailor-made paintings: You can have your art and wear it too

Hindustan Times | By Vanessa Viegas
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 12:27 PM IST
Artists are turning clothes into canvasses, producing bespoke, wearable art. From graffiti on a pair of Vans, to a doodle on a Louis Vuitton bag or a rap song spray painted on a jacket - it’s all an attempt to take art from the wall and into our lives.
The assailant, Donald Thurman, 26, was arrested Sunday from a Chicago metro station. He is not associated with the university.(HT Photo)
The assailant, Donald Thurman, 26, was arrested Sunday from a Chicago metro station. He is not associated with the university.(HT Photo)

Indian-origin teen sexually assaulted, killed in Chicago

Washington | By HT Correspondent and Agencies
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 12:06 AM IST
The woman came from Hyderabad and was an honours student at the University of Illinois in Chicago (UIC). She was found dead in the back seat of a family-owned vehicle on Saturday.
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