Highland Park shooting suspect to appear in bond court Wednesday

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — The suspect accused of killing seven people and injuring dozens of others in Highland Park has been formally charged and is set to appear in bond court Wednesday. Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, 21, was charged with seven counts of murder on Tuesday. The assailant sprayed more than 70 rounds from a … Read more

Elevators Down for Over a Week at Fifteen-Story Columbine Towers

The Columbine Towers apartment building at 1750 South Federal Boulevard is fifteen stories tall. It’s also Section 8 housing, and home mostly to people over seventy or with disabilities. The elevators at Columbine Towers have been out of service since June 28. The day before, residents were notified by notes on their doors that the … Read more

Forest Service green-lights new monitors on Glacier Peak

The U.S. Forest Service has given the green light to install new seismometers on Glacier Peak, classified as one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the United States. There’s only one monitor there now, according to federal agencies. More early warning sensors could provide precious time to evacuate, the Everett Herald reported. The U.S. Forest … Read more

Morgan picked for North Carolina Senate bid following candidate dropout

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A former Democratic state House candidate in southeastern North Carolina will now run this fall for a Senate seat after the challenger to Republican Sen. Michael Lee dropped out. New Hanover County Democratic activists chose Marcia Morgan last week as a replacement candidate for Jason Minnicozzi. The public defender and former … Read more

The best men’s shorts for the summer, according to style experts | CNN Underscored

CNN  —  Calves are in season. So are mid-thighs, for men who dare to go there. With the dog days of summer around the corner, your legs will thank you for restocking your shorts supply now. Shorts come in as many varieties as the men who choose to wear them. Whether you like relaxed fit … Read more