Doctors transplant pig heart into human for first time
A 57-year-old patient is the first human to have the heart of a gene-edited pig beating inside his chest. Doctors implanted the heart from a pig that was genetically engineered and bred specifically for the purpose of saving human lives.news.yahoo.com
Myanmar government rebuts massacre reports as 'conspiracy'
Myanmar’s military-installed government has described as “fake news” reports that its troops were involved in a widely reported massacre in which soldiers allegedly rounded up and killed 11 civilians whose charred bodies were later discovered by fellow villagerswashingtonpost.com
Kyle police investigating Friday morning bus stop incident
Kyle police are investigating a Friday morning incident involving a man approaching an 11-year old girl walking to her bus stop.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Breaking News, News, News - Mobile, News Alert San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Truck carrying fireworks rolls over, catches fire on Tri-State Tollway, causing traffic woes for commuters
A semi-truck carrying fireworks rolled over and caught fire on the Tri-State Tollway at Saint Charles Road in west suburban Berkeley early Friday, according to Illinois State Police.chicagotribune.com
A Nashville hat shop is apologizing after advertising anti-vaccine yellow Star of David badges
The Nashville store HatWRKS found itself in a sea of controversy for selling "not vaccinated" badges shaped in the Star of David. Two major hat brands have ceased distribution with the shop.washingtonpost.com
Chicago police marine sergeant accused of accepting bribe from diver known for saving Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo’s ring from Belmont Harbor, and another officer falsified report, chief cop says in filing
A Chicago police marine unit sergeant is accused of taking a bribe from a diver who gained fame when he fished out Chicago Cubs player Anthony Rizzo’s wedding ring after it flew off his finger into Belmont Harbor last year, officials said.chicagotribune.com
Man struck after walking in front of CTA Brown Line train at Armitage Avenue station, authorities say. Service on several lines affected but returning to normal.
A person was hit by a Brown Line train at the Armitage Avenue “L” station Monday morning, according to a CTA spokeswoman.chicagotribune.com
Suspect in custody after Chicago police officer shot on West Side, marking 3rd cop shot within week: ‘That’s a crazy block down there’
The officer is the third Chicago cop to be shot within a week. She is also the 16th officer this year shot or shot at, which has outpaced last year at this date, police Superintendent David Brown said during a news conference at the scene.chicagotribune.com
Bloomingdale hotel shooting: 1 dead, others injured; license revocation possible
Giammarese said there have been “ongoing concerns” about large gatherings at the hotel in recent years that have been exacerbated by the ongoing pandemic. At the time of the shooting, there was no security on duty and only one employee appeared to be staffing the hotel, he said.chicagotribune.com
After more than a year, public sees video of woman being knocked to pavement by Chicago cop in SUV, seriously injuring her
“The incident occurred under the mayor and the litigation happened under the mayor,” Calloway said of the Standley case. “And while ... the Law Department was fighting Anjanette Young’s case the same year, they was fighting us the same year. They was trying to keep both of these videos out from the public.”chicagotribune.com
Officials: Evidence supports SFA police incident wasn’t racially motivated
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Investigators at Stephen F. Austin State University said Wednesday they do not believe an incident involving police entering a student’s room earlier this month was racially motivated. Evans, who is Black, said she believed the incident was orchestrated by her white roommates and that she believes the incident was motivated by her race. SFA police Chief John Fields said there are up to 11 females involved in the incident. The chief said officers responded to the incident as if a student’s life was in danger. Gordon also said that he was concerned about the fact that he had to learn about the incident from Evans' family.
Man fatally struck in hit-and-run incident in north Harris County, deputies say
HOUSTON – An investigation is currently underway after a man was killed in a hit-and-run incident in north Harris County, deputies said. Deputies said the incident happened on the North Freeway at Rankin when the man was struck by a vehicle. Authorities said the vehicle fled the scene. According to deputies, EMS arrived at the scene and transported the victim by ambulance. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital, deputies said.