Chicago authorities have arrested two people in connection with the fatal shooting of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega , whose horrific death after being struck by a stray bullet has shaken the city, local media reported. The Chicago Tribune first reported that a 27-year-old man and a 16-year-old were taken into custody in connection with the Saturday afternoon shooting in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood. The newspaper added that a teenager was being investigated as the possible shooter, and that an older man was arrested after being stopped by police in a car that was allegedly used during the incident. WGNN and ABC7 Chicago also reported on arrests of “a man and a juvenile” tied in some way to the shooting of Ortega. Citing police sources, the Sun-Times reported that the teen had been identified as the shooter and the 27-year-old, taken into custody on Monday, as the getaway driver. A spokesperson for the Cook County state’s attorney’s office told The Daily Beast … [Read more...] about Two Arrested After Fatal Shooting of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega, Reports Say
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0 Crime & Safety Witt's parents were found in their Worcester home in December. She released a statement Tuesday addressing their living conditions. Neal McNamara , Patch Staff Posted Reply WORCESTER, MA — Actress Alicia Witt on Tuesday released a long statement describing her relationship with her parents in the years before they were found dead at their Worcester home in December. Witt said her parents were "fiercely stubborn" and declined any help she offered. The "Twin Peaks" actress said her parents had barred her from entering their Sussex Lane home in recent years, and turned away workers Witt sent to help make repairs. Diane Witt, 75, and Robert Witt, 87, were found on Dec. 20 by Witt's cousin, who she sent to check on the couple after not hearing from them. No official cause of death has been released, but reports indicate the Witts' may have died due to hypothermia after their furnace broke. Witt, 46, … [Read more...] about Alicia Witt Says Parents Refused Help Before Deaths In Worcester
close Video Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for January 25 Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what clicked this week in entertainment. Britney Spears is continuing to speak out about the restrictions she was placed under during her conservatorship that controlled what she wore and where she went while performing her four-year residency in Las Vegas . On Tuesday, the veteran pop singer took to Instagram to show off her figure in a hot pink cut-out swimsuit. She expressed the significance of wearing a bathing suit that exposed her "legs raw," something she claims didn't fly when she performed "Britney: Piece of Me" for four years at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in 2013. "When I used to do shows I had to wear two layers of tights every night … the one night I cheated and said NO and didn’t cover my legs, I swear I danced and moved waaay faster with nothing on them … this bathing suit … [Read more...] about Britney Spears says during Las Vegas residency she was forced to wear two pairs of tights, barred from spa
9 GENEVA (AP) — Pablo, meet Crypto. Heirs of Pablo Picasso, the famed 20th-century Spanish artist, are vaulting into 21st-century commerce by selling 1,010 digital art pieces of one of his ceramic works that has never before been seen publicly — riding a fad for “crypto” assets that have taken the art and financial worlds by storm. For an exclusive interview before the formal launch this week, Picasso's granddaughter, Marina Picasso, and her son Florian Picasso opened up their apartment — which is swimming in works from their illustrious ancestor — in an upscale Geneva neighborhood. There they offered up a glimpse, however tantalizingly slim, of the piece behind what they're billing as an unprecedented fusion of old-school fine art and digital assets. They're looking to cash in on and ride a wave of interest in non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, which have netted millions for far-less-known artists and been criticized … [Read more...] about Picasso heirs launch never before seen digital art piece to ride ‘crypto’ wave
BOSTON (CBS) — Typically it’s David Mugar who surprises us each year with a spectacular fireworks show on the Esplanade. But this year it was his turn to be surprised. Governor Charlie Baker praised Mugar at Sunday night’s show and made the special announcement. READ MORE: Major Winter Snow Storm With Blizzard Conditions Possible Saturday “We are going to donate a portion of property here on the Esplanade where there will be a David Mugar statue for all eternity,” Baker said. READ MORE: David Mugar, Creator Of July 4th Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, Dies At 82 Mugar has been responsible for the fireworks production for the last 43 years. This year, he says, will be his last. “I just want to say thank you for everything you have done to make this a monumental special night that it is for everybody here in the Commonwealth,” Baker said Sunday night. MORE NEWS: Salem Indoor Youth Sports Facility Pushes Back Against Vaccine Mandate “You people who attend every … [Read more...] about Boston Pop’s Producer David Mugar To Get Statue On Esplanade
0 Community Corner See article below for a full update from the Town of Brookline. Press Release Desk , News Partner Posted Reply Press release from the Town of Brookline: January 24, 2022 We Want to Hear from You! The Town of Brookline is developing a Housing Production Plan for the next five years. How can we develop and preserve homes to meet the area's affordable housing needs? Register now for the Zoom meeting on Wednesday, January 26th at 7 - 9 PM. (Translation available in Spanish, Russian, Cantonese, & Mandarin) And be sure to join us for our upcoming meetings: February 23 at 7 PM: Exploring Current Local Data & Establishing Goals and Values April 6 at 7 PM: Plan Recommendations and Benchmarks Stay on top of the latest Housing Production Plan news! Just click here to join our email notifications list, then click the envelop next to "Housing Production Plan" and follow the … [Read more...] about Join Us At The First Housing Production Plan Community Forum In Brookline!