2022 midterms Illinois primary election results: Governor

CHICAGO – The race to be Illinois’ next governor is also a battle among billionaires, including two whose names won’t appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot. Republican candidates Darren Bailey, who as a state lawmaker fought pandemic measures such as mandate masks, and former prosecutor Richard Irvin, the first Black mayor of Chicago’s largest suburb, each … Read more

Amtrak train derails: NTSB investigators arrive at derailment in Missouri that killed 4 and injured 150

The derailment occurred as the train, traveling eastbound to Chicago, collided with a dump truck at a crossing near the town of Mendon in north-central Missouri at about 12:42 pm Monday, according to Amtrak. Eight of the train’s cars and two locomotives left the track, the company said. The death toll rose from three to … Read more

51 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America frantically sought the word of their loved ones as authorities began the grim task Tuesday of identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat. It was the worst tragedy to claim … Read more

2 teens break into home of man linked to Detroit homicide, kill his wife; 3 total in custody

DETROIT – A homeowner linked to a separate homicide case and two 17-year-old intruders are in custody after the teens broke into the man’s home, encountered his wife, and killed her before the man disarmed one and shot the other, detroit officials said. The incident happened Tuesday (June 28) at a home in the 9200 … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court allows Louisiana electoral map faulted for racial bias

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated a Republican-drawn map of Louisiana’s six US House of Representatives districts that had been blocked by a judge who found that it likely to discriminate against Black voters, a setback for Democrats as they try to retain control of Congress in November’s elections. The … Read more

51 migrants found dead in San Antonio, tractor-trailer contained “stacks of bodies”

At least 51 migrants were found dead in the back of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday, officials said Tuesday. More than a dozen others were taken to local hospitals with heat-related injuries. Federal law enforcement officials confirmed to CBS News Homeland Security and Justice reporter Nicole Sganga this appears to be the deadliest … Read more

Missing North Carolina man’s boat found off Portugal coast

The boat of a retired US Army Special Forces soldier who vanished seven months ago has washed ashore on the Azores Islands – nearly 3,000 miles across the Atlantic, police said. The vessel belonging to Joseph Matthew Johnson, who was reported missing in November, was located last week on the island of São Jorge, about … Read more

Court kills Flint water charges against ex-governor, others

DETROIT — The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in the Flint water scandal, saying a judge sitting as a one-person grand jury had no power to issue indictments under rarely used state laws. It’s an astonishing defeat for Attorney General Dana Nessel, who took office … Read more

Primary Election Live News: What to Watch Today

In the primary races for governor of New York, the candidates in each party naturally have some common alliances but also some surprising differences. Of the four Republican candidates, for example, one would shun possible support from the former President Donald J. Trump. The three Democratic hopefuls adamantly disagree on how to approach New York’s … Read more