CHICAGO | Chicago hospital shooting claims 3 lives; gunman also dead

CHICAGO — A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, killing a police officer and two hospital employees in an attack that began with a domestic dispute and exploded into a firefight with law enforcement inside the medical center. The suspect was also dead, authorities said. It was not clear if the attacker took … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago hospital shooting claims 3 lives; gunman also dead

PARADISE, Calif | The Latest: Sheriff: Wildfire death toll rises to 79

PARADISE, Calif. — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A Northern California sheriff says two more sets of human remains were found Monday, bringing the total number killed in a devastating California wildfire to 79. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says the list of names of those unaccounted for after a … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif | The Latest: Sheriff: Wildfire death toll rises to 79

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Walker stays hot, scores 43 as Hornets upend Celtics 117-112

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kemba Walker scored 43 points, giving him 103 in his last two games, and the Charlotte Hornets battled back to beat the Boston Celtics 117-112 on Monday night. Walker followed up his NBA season-best, 60-point effort in an overtime loss to the 76ers on Saturday night with another spectacular performance, scoring 21 … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Walker stays hot, scores 43 as Hornets upend Celtics 117-112

CHICAGO | The Latest: 2 hospital employees, policeman and gunman dead

CHICAGO — The Latest on a shooting at a Chicago hospital (all times local): 8 p.m. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says the four dead in the shooting at Mercy Hospital include two hospital employees, a Chicago police officer and the suspected gunman. Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the two hospital employees were a doctor and … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: 2 hospital employees, policeman and gunman dead

BOGOTA, Colombia | US charges Venezuelan tycoon tied to government for bribery

BOGOTA, Colombia — U.S. prosecutors have indicted a Venezuelan media tycoon close to President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government on foreign corruption and money laundering charges. Raul Gorrin became president of Globovision shortly after he and others purchased the popular TV network in 2013 and proceeded to soften its anti-government coverage. In charges unsealed Monday, federal … Continue reading BOGOTA, Colombia | US charges Venezuelan tycoon tied to government for bribery

CHICAGO | The Latest: 4 dead in Chicago hospital shooting

CHICAGO — The Latest on a shooting at a Chicago hospital (all times local): 7:40 p.m. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office says it has been notified that four people have died in the shooting at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital & Medical Center. The Chicago Police Department says Monday that one of its officers was shot … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: 4 dead in Chicago hospital shooting

CHICAGO | Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, kills at least 3

CHICAGO — A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, killing at least three people, including a police officer, before the suspect also died, authorities said. A police spokesman said it was not immediately clear if the attacker took his own life or was killed by police at Mercy Hospital on the city’s South … Continue reading CHICAGO | Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, kills at least 3