By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk An airline baggage handler told police he was drunk when fell asleep while loading a cargo hold for a flight headed to Chicago from Kansas City, the Chicago Tribune said, citing a report by The Associated Press. >> Read more trending news The Piedmont Airlines employee, whose name was not released, was loading baggage onto American Airlines Flight 363 on Saturday. The man was in a pressurized cargo holder when the Boeing 737 took off from Kansas City International Airport, the AP reported.Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the man was found when the flight landed an hour later at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The handler told police he was drunk and had fallen asleep, Guglielmi said.The man was sent back to Kansas City and no charges were filed, the AP reported. Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 … [Read more...] about Airline baggage handler falls asleep in cargo hold, flies from KC to Chicago
IN 1968, a group of political activists were accused of conspiring to incite a riot at the Democratic Convention in Chicago. Their story became a landmark moment in the history of the civil rights movement. Here's what we know about the Chicago Seven. Who were the Chicago Seven? They political activists - Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines and Lee Weiner. The Chicago Seven (originally eight) had organised protest marches and rock concerts at the Democratic National Convention. Police retaliated with tear gas and beatings. The men were charged with conspiracy, inciting to riot and other charges relating to the anti-Vietnam war protests in Chicago at the Demographic National Convention in August 1968. Previously, the group was known as the Chicago Eight - because an eighth man, Bobby Seale, was also charged. But Seale had his trial cut during proceedings, leaving seven men in the dock. What was the trial of the Chicago Seven … [Read more...] about What was the Trial of the Chicago 7 about and will Eddie Redmayne star in a film about it?
Associated Press Published 6:39 AM EDT Nov 1, 2018 Chicago – Police say a baggage handler told them he was drunk when he fell asleep in a cargo hold and flew from Kansas City to Chicago. American Airlines says the Piedmont Airlines employee was working American Flight 363 on Saturday when the Boeing 737 left Kansas City International Airport with the handler in a heated and pressurized cargo hold. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says he was found when the flight landed about an hour later at Chicago’s O’Hare airport. The spokesman says the handler told police he was intoxicated and had fallen asleep. No charges were filed, and he was sent back to Kansas City. American says it is grateful the handler wasn’t injured and it’s reviewing what happened. The handler’s name wasn’t released. … [Read more...] about Drunk baggage handler falls asleep in hold, flies to Chicago
Updated 8:16 am PDT, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Rock Island, Ill., Sheriff's Department shows Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke. Van Dyke is returning to court for the first time since a jury found him guilty this month in the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald. He won't be sentenced during a hearing Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, but the judge might set a sentencing date. (Rock Island Sheriff's Department via AP, File) less FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Rock Island, Ill., Sheriff's Department shows Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke. Van Dyke is returning to court for the first time since a jury found him ... more Photo: AP Photo: AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Rock Island, Ill., … [Read more...] about Chicago officer convicted in shooting returns to court
By Rahima Sohail Published: October 30, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email After spending eight days in the city, Seoul easily tops my favourite cities. PHOTOS: RAHIMA SOHAIL Whenever I’ve heard people plan vacations, Seoul, South Korea has never been part of the conversation. Maybe because of the language barrier or simply because it’s so underrated, but Pakistanis in general don’t consider Seoul a place to vacation in. This is why when I found out I’d be going to Seoul for a journalism conference, I was a little cautious. I did not know what to expect and since I didn’t anyone who had been there, I wasn’t sure how much I’d like it. However, after spending eight days in the city, Seoul easily tops my favourite cities. Paris, New York, Chicago have their charm but Seoul has my heart.If you’re planning a ‘non-mainstream’ vacation, let me put forth the case for going to Seoul. Since I am not a fan of big … [Read more...] about Some Seoul searching: Paris, New York, Chicago have their charm but Seoul has my heart