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Bryan Kohberger’s lawyers can resume phone surveys of jury pool in case of 4 University of Idaho student deaths, judge rules

Defense attorneys for a man charged in the deaths of four University of Idaho students can resume phone surveys of potential jurors in the case, a judge has ruled. Bryan Kohberger faces four murder charges in connection with the November…

Patriots land franchise QB in 1st-round mock draft

Two more days. One last mock draft. Let’s roll. 1. Bears: USC QB Caleb Williams Chicago has not shied away from its plans to draft Williams, a passing wizard. Hand the card in already. 2. Commanders: LSU QB Jayden Daniels…

The best gifts for high school grads in 2024 are fun and practical for life’s next steps

Getty Images Graduating high school is an exciting first step on the path to becoming an adult. It’s a huge accomplishment that deserves to be celebrated in a big way. One option is gifting your favorite grad something thoughtful that…

Home on controversial lot next to Obamas’ Kenwood home nearing completion

A three-story yellow brick house next door to former President Barack Obama’s home is nearing completion — and it sits on a lot linked to convicted political fundraiser Antoin “Tony” Rezko. The property is fenced off — along with the…

Swimmer known for ‘greatest relay in Olympic history’ to teach clinic at Marcus Jewish Community Center

Eight-time Olympic medal winner Jason Lezak will discuss his life story and teach a swim clinic in Dunwoody on May 5 (Photo Supplied by the Marcus Jewish Community Center). Eight-time Olympic medal winner Jason Lezak will conduct a stroke clinic…

Monday’s high school scores and highlights – Boston Herald

ROUNDUP BASEBALL Liam Kinneen was dominant from the mound, fanning 15 batters in a six-inning no-hitter to power Boston College past St. John’s Prep, 10-0, in Catholic Conference action. In the Bay State Conference, Hayden Regan went 4-for-5 with two…

Illinois residents encouraged to destroy invasive insect eggs

While Chicagoans were alarmed to learn the spotted lanternfly had been found in Illinois last year, experts say spring is the time to take action against that insect — as well as another damaging invasive species that has made far…

Trump trial to resume with contempt hearing before first witness returns to stand

The first witness in former President Donald Trump’s New York criminal trial is expected to retake the stand Tuesday morning, but only after a hearing in which the judge in the case will examine a batch of Trump’s recent social…

Voters deserve a few robust debates

Joe Biden famously ran a basement campaign during his successful 2020 presidential bid. But he emerged to participate in two debates with his opponent, Donald Trump. Will he agree to share the stage this fall? He’d better. Last week, five…

Tire toxicity faces fresh scrutiny after salmon die-offs

For decades, concerns about automobile pollution have focused on what comes out of the tailpipe. Now, researchers and regulators say, we need to pay more attention to toxic emissions from tires as vehicles roll down the road. At the top…

Cesar Chavez dies – Chicago Tribune

Today is Tuesday, April 23, the 114th day of 2024. There are 252 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 23, 1993, labor leader Cesar Chavez died in San Luis, Arizona, at age 66. On this…

Elitism and arrogance could doom Democrats

“Trouble in River City” goes the famous line in The Music Man, one of America’s best-loved musicals, set in the fictional town of River City, Iowa, meant to represent the country’s heartland. It is in America’s heartland – not just…

Celtics’ season now a referendum on Joe Mazzulla – Boston Herald

One down, 15 to go. After a 64-win season and a blowout of the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the 2024 NBA Playoffs, time to state the obvious: It’s Banner or Bust for your Celtics. The Brad Stevens Era…

Astros’ Grae Kessinger is at Wrigley Field, and ex-Cubs shortstop Don Kessinger is watching with pride

After Astros infielder Grae Kessinger found out last June that he was being called up to “the Show” for the first time, one of his first calls was to the grandfather he calls “Pop.” Back in Oxford, Mississippi, Don Kessinger…

Newly uncovered photo of Titanic iceberg up for auction

Newly uncovered photo of Titanic iceberg up for auction – CBS News Watch CBS News A photo taken two days after the sinking of the RMS Titanic apparently shows the iceberg that doomed the so-called unsinkable ship in 1912. CBS…

Boston Herald girls wrestling All-Scholastics and league All-Stars – Boston Herald

Hannah Bryson (Wilmington) Adriana DeGroat (Framingham) Mia Dineen (Hingham) Madison Dowd (Tri-County) Shelby Galex (Northeast/Bishop Fenwick) Madeline Li (Andover) Hillary MacDonald (Lawrence) Ameliyah Martinez (Lowell) Tessa Master (Watertown) Olivia Polansky (Bridgewater-Raynham) Nora Quitt (Ashland) Brooke Weafer (Bristol-Plymouth) Meghan Wiebe (Sharon)…

Horoscope for Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Moon Alert After 10:45 a.m. Chicago time, there are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions. The full moon in Scorpio peaks at 6:49 p.m. Aries (March 21-April 19) Do your best to avoid quarrels about shared property or shared…

Zendaya up for the ‘Challengers’

Zendaya’s film career ascends with this week’s sexually charged, adult tennis drama “Challengers.” As Tashi Duncan, a tennis star whose career was clipped early by an injury, Zendaya, 27, embraced a role that goes from 18 to 30, a character…

We Need a National Inflation Day Protest This June

The decades-long success of Earth Day protests in motivating political action on environmental issues has inspired Breitbart Economics Editor John Carney to call for a national Inflation Day protest this June to demand policy change on the most pressing issue…

Truth comes out after peek at text

Dear Abby: A few years ago, my sister and I took our kids on vacation together. She and I get along but have never been close. Sometimes I walk on eggshells around her because I never know what might make…

The best high schools in Massachusetts in 2024, per U.S. News

Schools The publication released its 2024 public high school rankings Tuesday. Boston Latin School is used to the view from the top. David L. Ryan / The Boston Globe, File Another year, another U.S. News & World Report high school…

Pedro Grifol talks accountability, but White Sox offense has nothing to say

MINNESOTA — The subject of fans asking about accountability came up before the White Sox’ latest loss Monday — a 7-0 drubbing by the Twins, a team that’s also off to a lousy start. That topic will be broached with…

4/22: CBS Evening News – CBS News

4/22: CBS Evening News – CBS News Watch CBS News Opening statements, first witness called in Trump “hush money” trial; Good Samaritans save 71-year-old from burning SUV Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events,…

With two singles, Danny Mendick is helping the Sox’ offense already

MINNEAPOLIS — The White Sox need a lift, and any kind of infusion on offense will do, even if it comes from a utility infielder. On Monday, the Sox selected the contract of Danny Mendick, who had homered in five…

Bruins drop Game 2 against Leafs, head to Toronto: 3 takeaways

Bruins “I don’t think we played nowhere near as good as we can, you know, and that’s not saying just after last game,” David Pastrnak said. “We have some work to do, and obviously, get some sleep tonight and go…

Columbia ‘Lost Control’ and Is Letting a Second Charlottesville ‘Ride’

On Monday’s “CNN NewsNight,” Rep. Jared Moskowitz (D-FL) stated that Columbia University has “completely lost control of the situation” and is “just letting it ride,” and that Jewish families he’s talked to have said that “if this was a minority…

Caleb Williams sure looks to be Bears’ guy – a true talent available at just the right time

Quarterback Caleb Williams, out of USC, will be taken first by the Bears on Thursday night. That’s when the 2024 NFL Draft begins, and, as we all know, the Bears have the very first pick. Of course, there’s no guarantee…

Police release photos of suspect wanted in killing of Chicago officer

Chicago police on Monday released video footage of a person wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of CPD Officer Luis Huesca in Gage Park last weekend. The footage, apparently from convenience store security cameras, depicts a Black male wearing…

The Wokes Will Not Love What Angel Reese Had to Say About Women’s Sports

Recent WNBA draft pick Angel Reese is calling for “young women” to be protected in sports in an apparent reference to the ongoing debate about the inclusion of trans athletes in girls’ and women’s athletics. Reese, formerly of LSU and…

No ‘second guesses’ with starting Linus Ullmark

Bruins “He was terrific. He made multiple big-time saves and it’s a strength of our team.” Linus Ullmark stopped 30 of 33 shots in Monday’s Game 2 loss. Photo by Matthew J Lee/Globe staff The Bruins kept their goalie rotation…

Anti-Israel Protesters at New York University Arrested

Anti-Israel protesters involved in an encampment at New York University (NYU) were arrested on Monday evening. Officers from the New York Police Department (NYPD) reportedly began making arrests amongst a crowd of anti-Israel protesters around 8:30 p.m., according to the New York…

Lou Malnati’s aims to honor 10 teachers with a year of free pizza

Lou Malinati’s Pizzeria is giving students the chance to nominate their teachers for a year of free pizza in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week next month. Nominated teachers from Chicago, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and Phoenix will be narrowed down to 80…

Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-2 to tie their series at 1 game apiece

Bruins Boston MA 4/22/24 Toronto’s Auston Matthews scores the game winning goal past Bruins goaltender Linus Ullmark during the third period. Matthew J Lee/Globe Staff By JIMMY GOLEN, Associated Press April 22, 2024 BOSTON (AP) — Auston Matthews scored on…

Trump Is Right — New York Case Is an ‘Embarrassment’

Fox News legal analyst Jonathan Turley said Monday on Fox News Channel’s “America Reports” that former President Donald Trump’s New York trial for allegedly falsifying business records is an “embarrassment.” Turley said, “What is clear is in this case, Trump is right…

‘We are hoping pricing gets better’ – Chicago Tribune

The Arlington Heights Village Board granted developers of the planned Arlington 425 project in downtown Arlington Heights another construction-related extension – making this at least the second one – even as financing for the work has still not been secured….

“Vibrant and beloved ostrich” dies after swallowing zoo staffer’s keys, Kansas zoo says

4/22: The Daily Report with John Dickerson 4/22: The Daily Report with John Dickerson 44:05 Karen, a “vibrant and beloved ostrich” at the Topeka Zoo, died after swallowing keys she nabbed from a staffer, the zoo announced on Facebook last…

Police issue community warning in Greater Grand Crossing after string of arsons

Chicago police issued a community warning following a string of trash fires in Greater Grand Crossing on Sunday, which they say may be connected to two others last month. All of the fires occurred within a few blocks of each…

Illinois Library Hosting ‘Pronoun’ Seminar for Children Considering Cross-Dressing, Sex-Change Surgery

A public library in Illinois will be hosting a “pronoun” seminar for children considering cross-dressing and sex-change surgeries. North Cook News reported: The Wilmette Public Library and the parent-teacher organization at McKenzie Elementary School are co-hosting a seminar to teach…

Bruins drop Game 2, 3-2

The Bruins stuck with their goalie rotation for Game 2 against the Toronto Maple Leafs and, though they got a very good performance from Linus Ullmark (30 saves), this best-of-seven series is tied at 1-1. The Leafs earned the split….

4/22: The Daily Report with John Dickerson

4/22: The Daily Report with John Dickerson – CBS News Watch CBS News John Dickerson reports on the first witness to testify in Donald Trump’s criminal trial, why sharks are important for the health of the oceans, and which drugs…

Students at Boston colleges set up pro-Palestine encampments

Local News Harvard University preemptively closed the Yard ahead of planned encampments. Last week, more than 100 Columbia University students were arrested when NYPD cleared tents off the campus. Students pray at encampment put together by pro-Palestinian students at the…

Chicago Jews celebrate first Passover since Israel-Hamas War

For many Jews, the first Passover since the Oct. 7 Hamas attack holds special significance. Carol Cohen visited Chicago from London for the holiday. “I feel guilty being here, all dressed up with these lovely people, we’re going to have…

DuPage County clerk won’t attend board meeting to discuss no-bid contracts

DuPage County Clerk Jean Kaczmarek says she will not attend a Tuesday meeting to answer questions from county board members about two no-bid contracts, totaling more than $250,000, for materials related to the April primary. In a letter sent Monday…

Umbrella display returns to downtown Elmhurst

  Umbrellas form a colorful canopy over Schiller Court in downtown Elmhurst. The art installation is part of a bigger Umbrella Sky project and will remain up through the Rock the Block Party in mid-September. Paul Valade/pvalade@dailyherald.com If you’re in…

Sen. John Fetterman Slams ‘A**Hole’ Anti-Israel Protesters: ‘Not Appropriate’

Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) criticized anti-Israel protesters who yell and show up places in order to get their point across, noting that doing so makes each look like an “a**hole.” In an interview with Fox News, Fetterman labeled some of…

Luxury Home Prices Reach Record Highs

Prices for luxury homes in the United States have reached a record high, rising nearly nine percent in the first quarter of 2024, twice as much as the prices of non-luxury homes. A report from Redfin discovered that the median…

Lowell nets MVC victory over Chelmsford – Boston Herald

LOWELL — There was bound to be rust after neither team had played a match in 10 days, but the Lowell boys volleyball team showed no shortage of tenacity Monday night against Chelmsford to secure a meaningful Merrimack Valley Conference…

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu fires head of commission that criticized her administration

The head of a Boston commission that publicly slammed the Wu administration’s handling of a number of hot-button projects and “unprecedented disregard” for state laws that govern its preservation work was fired by the mayor last week. Rosanne Foley, executive…

Climate activists block traffic on Moakley Bridge during evening rush hour

Local News The group said they were calling on Gov. Maura Healey to ban new fossil fuel infrastructure in the state. Climate activists blocked traffic on Boston’s Moakley Bridge during the evening rush hour on Monday, calling on Gov. Maura…

In 2 years since Russia’s invasion, a U.S. program has resettled 187,000 Ukrainians with little controversy

Pennington, New Jersey — Yana, a 10-year-old fourth-grader from Ukraine with a bright smile and big dreams, said she has felt welcomed in New Jersey, calling the U.S. “very, very, very nice.” “I like the flowers here,” Yana said in…