Kyle Rittenhouse fights extradition over Kenosha shooting deaths

WAUKEGAN, Ill. — The 17-year-old charged in the shooting deaths of two protesters in Wisconsin is fighting his extradition from Illinois, but his attorneys didn’t outline their strategy during a brief hearing on Friday and legal experts say there isn’t much the teen can do to stop it. Kyle Rittenhouse surrendered to police in his hometown of Antioch, Illinois, a […]

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Aidan Atkinson case: Defense moves to split trial

Defense attorneys have asked a judge to separate the trial for sex assault charges against Aidan Atkinson from his other charges, which today were revealed to relate to allegations that Atkinson recorded a sexual encounter without consent. According to jail records Atkinson, 18, was initially charged with three charges of sexual assault, one charge of attempted sexual assault, and five […]

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Sept 26

Global Covid-19 death toll could hit 2 million before vaccine in wide use: WHO The global death toll from Covid-19 could double to two million before a successful vaccine is widely used and could be even higher without concerted action to curb the pandemic, an official at the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. “Unless we do it all, (two […]

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Liberals postponing national convention due to coronavirus

The federal Liberal party is postponing its national convention due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The convention was to be held in Ottawa on Nov. 12-15. But in an email to registered Liberals, party president Suzanne Cowan says the national board of directors has decided the convention will now be postponed until April 9-10. When it is held, party spokesman […]

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Mandatory evacuation orders for residents in Cameron Peak fire area

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office issued mandatory evacuation orders Friday afternoon for several residential areas because of the Cameron Peak fire. Residents and businesses in Glacier View (all filings), Red Feather Highlands subdivision and the Lady Moon area have been given evacuation orders “due to immediate and imminent danger,” according to the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office. “Evacuate the area immediately […]

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Aliens could dwell in sub-surface lakes on Mars, says Harvard boffin

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Aliens could be living in sub-surface lakes on Mars and the moon and humans should start drilling to find them, the world’s top scientists have said. The theory is far from pie in the sky, with a leading team from the Center […]

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CCTV shows shopkeeper being attacked after asking customer to wear face mask

A shopkeeper was violently attacked by a customer shortly after allegedly asking him to put on a face mask, as shown in shocking CCTV. Detectives are hunting the violent thug responsible and are asking for help from the public to identify him. At about 1.45pm on Sunday, September 13, a man with a scarf pulled over his face entered the […]

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