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U.S. - Chicago

Megabus with budget travel reporter onboard explodes with no injuries
A Minneapolis-bound Megabus departed Chicago on Feb. 21 with a New York Times budget travel reporter on board, and about an hour into the trip caught fire and later exploded. No one was hurt.
- 22 Feb 16, 4:13am -
Obama Honors Chicago Blackhawks' Stanley Cup Win
President Barack Obama honored the National Hockey League’s 2015 Stanley Cup champions, the Chicago Blackhawks, at the White House on Thursday. Photo: AP
- 18 Feb 16, 7:20pm -
Judge Orders Release of 2013 Chicago Police Shooting
A federal judge Thursday ordered the release of video showing the fatal 2013 police shooting in Chicago of unarmed black teenager Cedrick Chatman. The public release of the footage followed a reversal by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration. Photo: Ci…
- 14 Jan 16, 11:08pm -
Chicago Police Chief Resigns Amid Protests
Following protests over the handling of the shooting death of Laquan McDonald last year, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked for the resignation of Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy. Photo: Reuters
- 1 Dec 15, 10:15pm -
Chicago protesters take to streets on Black Friday
Video posted to social media sites show people in Chicago marching along the "Magnificent Mile," protesting the 2014 fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
- 27 Nov 15, 8:22pm -
Here's what a database of complaints against Chicago police officers shows
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, who faces murder charges after shooting Laquan McDonald, had at least 17 citizen complaints against him, according to a University of Chicago database of police records. Here's what else the records show about c…
- 25 Nov 15, 8:59pm -
Chicago Police Release Video of Laquan McDonald Shooting
Chicago police released graphic video that captured the shooting death of Laquan McDonald on Oct. 20, 2014 by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke.
- 25 Nov 15, 1:51am -
Chicago Little League Team Stripped of Title
A Chicago-area team has lost its 2014 Little League championship following an investigation into cheating. WSJ’s Ben Kesling joins Sara Murray with the details. Photo: Getty.
- 11 Feb 15, 10:34pm -
Newly Released Chicago Crime Numbers Raise Questions
Police say murders in Chicago have hit a 50-year low, but some city leaders have accused the police superintendent of manipulating crime data.
- 3 Aug 14, 6:55pm -
Chicago's Top Cop Rails Over July 4th Weekend Violence
Police Superintendant Garry McCarthy blamed the spate of homicides on weak gun laws and a broken criminal justice system.
- 8 Jul 14, 12:43am -
Violent storms and derecho strike Chicago
Fierce storms hit Chicago Monday night with heavy rainfall and frequent lightning.
- 1 Jul 14, 11:56pm -
Scenes from 7 World Cup viewing parties across the U.S.
Fans gathered in public areas across the United States to watch the men's team take on Germany. Here are scenes from seven cities.
- 27 Jun 14, 5:26pm -
The 'Wonut': Chicago's New Foodie Craze
The new pastry creation out of Chicago combines a waffles and a donut has gained viral popularity much like the "Cronut," a similar pastry.
- 3 May 14, 2:27am -
Chicago Sees Gun Violence Spike In April
Despite murder rates trending downward this year in Chicago, the city has seen some extremely bloody days during the past few weekends.
- 27 Apr 14, 9:33pm -
Chicago Named America's Funniest City In New Study
Researchers out of the University of Colorado Boulder just named Chicago as the funniest city in the country.
- 22 Apr 14, 9:07pm -
O'Hare Train Crash: Driver Admits She Dozed Off
The driver of the Chicago subway train that crashed on the platform at O'Hare Airport admits she dozed off, but what about the emergency brake system?
- 27 Mar 14, 8:05pm -
Surveillance Video Reportedly Shows Chicago Train Derailment
Newly released surveillance video apparently show the moment a Chicago Transit Authority train went off the tracks early Monday morning.
- 26 Mar 14, 3:56pm -
Train Derails At Chicago Airport, At Least 32 Injured
A Blue Line train in Chicago derailed early Monday morning, going up onto the platform. The train does not appeared to have slowed down at all.
- 24 Mar 14, 1:10pm -
Chicago Public School teachers development session
Chicago Public School teachers attend a professional development session.
- 24 Mar 14, 5:50am -
Man Brings Tiger Into Chicago Bar...Seriously
A man in the Chicago suburbs brought a Siberian tiger on a leash into a bar.
- 27 Feb 14, 1:47pm -
Chicago Ban On Gun Sales Ruled Unconstitutional
A federal judge has ruled Chicago's ban on gun sales and transfers unconstitutional.
- 7 Jan 14, 2:53pm -
Record-Breaking Cold Snap Expected In Midwest
All public schools in Minnesota will be closed Monday while Green Bay Packers fans will be attending one of the coldest NFL games in history.
- 5 Jan 14, 1:20pm -
Chicago Police: Homicide Down 18 Percent, Lowest Since 1965
According to Chicago Police, The homicide rate dropped 18 percent, shootings across the city dropped 24 percent and crime overall was down 16 percent.
- 2 Jan 14, 2:54pm -
Obama Honors Chicago Blackhawks at White House
President Barack Obama saluted the Stanley Cup winning Chicago Blackhawks at the White House on Monday - the only Chicago team to win championships during his presidency. (Nov. 4)
- 4 Nov 13, 10:52pm -

Texas

  • Rick Perry, in his own words

    Rick Perry, in his own words

    Former Texas governor Rick Perry is a possible Republican contender for the White House in 2016. Here's his take on guns, Obamacare and more, in his own words.
    - 3 Jun 15, 11:16am -
  • Rick Perry on his Texas jobs record

    Rick Perry on his Texas jobs record

    In a joint interview with The Washington Post and the Texas Tribune, former Texas governor and possible 2016 candidate Rick Perry claimed nearly one-third of the jobs created in the U.S. in the last 14 years were in Texas.
    - 10 Feb 15, 12:00am -
  • The Rick Perry reboot: Why he says 2016 will be different

    The Rick Perry reboot: Why he says 2016 will be different

    Former Texas governor Rick Perry talks with PostTV about his 2016 strategy, the ongoing controversy over vaccinations, and what he thinks the U.S. needs to do in the fight against the Islamic State.
    - 6 Feb 15, 12:44am -
  • Not just new glasses: Meet Rick Perry 2.0

    Not just new glasses: Meet Rick Perry 2.0

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is revamped for 2014 -- and it's not just those glasses that have changed. Amid increasing buzz about a potential 2016 run, see how the once-Republican presidential candidate has transformed.
    - 15 Sep 14, 12:46am -
  • GOP hawks call for military action against the Islamic State

    GOP hawks call for military action against the Islamic State

    As tensions escalate with the Islamic State, Sen. John McCain, Gov. Rick Perry and Rep. Paul Ryan are among the Republican lawmakers calling for more military action against the militant group.
    - 4 Sep 14, 11:09am -
  • Rick Perry rails against President Obama on border crisis

    Rick Perry rails against President Obama on border crisis

    Rick Perry spoke Friday at the Americans for Prosperity Defending the American Dream summit in Dallas, Tex., where he slammed President Obama over his handling of the ongoing crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.
    - 29 Aug 14, 11:06pm -
  • What's The Point Of Rick Perry's 'ISIS In U.S.' Warning?

    What's The Point Of Rick Perry's 'ISIS In U.S.' Warning?

    During a speech at the Heritage Foundation Thursday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry warned ISIS militants might have crossed into the U.S. already.
    - 22 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • Rick Perry Pleads Not Guilty, and More

    Rick Perry Pleads Not Guilty, and More

    What’s News: Texas Governor Rick Perry formally pleads not guilty to felony abuse of power charges. Twitter to remove images of deceased individuals upon families’ request. Phoenix residents are cleaning up after massive flash floods. Joanne Po r…
    - 20 Aug 14, 9:11pm -
  • Attorneys Speak Out on Gov. Rick Perry's Behalf

    Attorneys Speak Out on Gov. Rick Perry's Behalf

    Attorneys for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, called the recent indictment against their client a "nasty attack" and an "attempt to criminalize politics" at a press conference on Monday. Photo/Video: AP
    - 18 Aug 14, 11:50pm -
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry Indicted On Two Felony Charges

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry Indicted On Two Felony Charges

    Texas Governor Rick Perry is facing two felony counts after he allegedly attempted to coerce a county DA into resigning.
    - 16 Aug 14, 3:23am -
  • Rick Perry's gunfight at the O.K. Corral

    Rick Perry's gunfight at the O.K. Corral

    The Texas governor wants to send the National Guard to protect the U.S. from immigrant children.
    - 24 Jul 14, 8:04pm -
  • Rick Perry Deploys National Guard To Be 'Force Multiplier'

    Rick Perry Deploys National Guard To Be 'Force Multiplier'

    The 1,000 National Guard troops don't have the power to arrest or detain anyone but are being sent as a message that the border is closed.
    - 22 Jul 14, 1:04am -
  • Texas Gov. Perry to Deploy National Guard to Border

    Texas Gov. Perry to Deploy National Guard to Border

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy the National Guard to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border as the federal government struggles to handle an influx of Central American immigrants. WSJ's Laura Meckler and Adam Isaacson of the Washington Office on L…
    - 21 Jul 14, 9:18pm -
  • Perry-Obama Drama: The Handshake & The Border

    Perry-Obama Drama: The Handshake & The Border

    President Obama's fundraising visit to Texas probably couldn't have come with worse timing, and everyone's well aware.
    - 9 Jul 14, 2:53pm -
  • President Obama's Texas trip (for fundraisers) overshadowed by border crisis

    President Obama's Texas trip (for fundraisers) overshadowed by border crisis

    President Obama is in Texas on Wednesday to attend a series of fundraisers and speak about the economy, but the escalating crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border has thrust immigration back into the spotlight.
    - 9 Jul 14, 11:47am -
  • Welcome to Cleveland 2016, Republican National Convention!

    Welcome to Cleveland 2016, Republican National Convention!

    The Republican National Convention picked Cleveland as the host city for its 2016 presidential convention. Here are some fun facts about the city.
    - 8 Jul 14, 5:23pm -
  • Rick Perry Walks Back Comparison Between Gays, Alcoholics

    Rick Perry Walks Back Comparison Between Gays, Alcoholics

    Speaking in San Francisco last week, Rick Perry's comparison between homosexuality and the disease drew fire from both sides of the aisle.
    - 20 Jun 14, 8:14pm -
  • Will an Investigation Derail Rick Perry's 2016 Bid?

    Will an Investigation Derail Rick Perry's 2016 Bid?

    As he hints at a possible second bid for president, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is contending with an unusual criminal investigation into whether he abused his authority in his home state. WSJ's Nathan Koppel reports on the News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.
    - 15 May 14, 9:03pm -
  • Abortion Law Reinstatement Closes Texas Clinics

    Abortion Law Reinstatement Closes Texas Clinics

    A day after a federal appeals court allowed most of Texas' new abortion restrictions to take effect during a legal challenge, about a third of Texas' clinics were barred from performing the procedure. (Nov. 1)
    - 2 Nov 13, 3:59am -
  • Why is Wendy Davis running?

    Why is Wendy Davis running?

    Texas state senator Wendy Davis announced Thursday that she's running for governor. And her unlikely bid has some considerable upsides.
    - 3 Oct 13, 11:22pm -
  • Rick Perry Prepares to Retake the National Stage

    Rick Perry Prepares to Retake the National Stage

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he’s more than a year from deciding if he will make another run for the White House, but his top donors and advisers are about to unveil an ideal launch pad for just such an effort. Neil King reports on the News Hub. Phot…
    - 25 Sep 13, 9:02pm -
  • Gingrich: Red state vs. blue state on 'Crossfire'

    Gingrich: Red state vs. blue state on 'Crossfire'

    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich joins "In Play" to preview Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) and Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) talking job creation tonight on CNN's "Crossfire."
    - 18 Sep 13, 9:24pm -
  • Motorola Opens First US-based Smartphone Plant

    Motorola Opens First US-based Smartphone Plant

    Google and Motorola say they're taking a bet on the U.S. and Texas by opening the first US-assembled smartphone plant in Fort Worth. The plant employs about 2,000 people and will produce the new Moto X smartphone. (Sept. 10)
    - 10 Sep 13, 11:40pm -
  • San Antonio Adopts Disputed Gay Rights Measure

    San Antonio Adopts Disputed Gay Rights Measure

    San Antonio's leaders on Thursday approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, over the disapproval of top Texas Republicans and religious conservatives who packed a City Council hearing. (Sept. 5)
    - 7 Sep 13, 8:01pm -
  • Voter ID law: DOJ vs. Texas

    Voter ID law: DOJ vs. Texas

    The Department of Justice lawsuit against Texas is the latest in a political showdown over voter rights. Ross Ramsey, executive editor of the Texas Tribune, tells us more about the politics at stake.
    - 26 Aug 13, 9:34pm -
  • A divided GOP, political trackers and Rick Perry's memory problem

    A divided GOP, political trackers and Rick Perry's memory problem

    Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) will not vote to shut down the government over defunding Obamacare, political operatives discuss bringing trackers to Capitol Hill, and Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) makes a gaffe.
    - 7 Aug 13, 9:29pm -
  • Rick Perry forgets where he is

    Rick Perry forgets where he is

    While speaking at an event in New Orleans, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) had to be reminded by his audience which state he was in.
    - 7 Aug 13, 9:29pm -
  • Ad Campaigns to Sell Health Insurance

    Ad Campaigns to Sell Health Insurance

    The success of President Barack Obama's health care law may hinge on whether the best minds in advertising can reach one of the hardest-to-find parts of the population: people without health coverage. The AP's John Mone has the story. (July 24)
    - 24 Jul 13, 8:41am -
  • Ad Campaigns to Sell Health Insurance

    Ad Campaigns to Sell Health Insurance

    The success of President Barack Obama's health care law may hinge on whether the best minds in advertising can reach one of the hardest-to-find parts of the population: people without health coverage. The AP's John Mone has the story. (July 24)
    - 24 Jul 13, 7:30am -
  • Ad Campaigns to Sell Health Insurance

    Ad Campaigns to Sell Health Insurance

    The success of President Barack Obama's health care law may hinge on whether the best minds in advertising can reach one of the hardest-to-find parts of the population: people without health coverage. The AP's John Mone has the story. (July 24)
    - 24 Jul 13, 7:10am -
  • BREAKING: Texas Gov. Rick Perry Signs Controversial Abortion Bill Into Law

    BREAKING: Texas Gov. Rick Perry Signs Controversial Abortion Bill Into Law

    Texas’ controversial bill banning abortions after 20 weeks has been signed into law by Governor Rick Perry. The law also requires abortion clinic doctors to have hospital admitting privileges and restricts abortions to surgical centers. Only five o…
    - 18 Jul 13, 5:59pm -
  • Texas Senate Passes New Abortion Restrictions

    Texas Senate Passes New Abortion Restrictions

    The Texas Senate passed sweeping new abortion restrictions late Friday, sending them to Republican Gov. Rick Perry to sign into law after weeks of rallies that made the state the focus of the national abortion debate. (July 13)
    - 13 Jul 13, 10:43am -
  • What's Next for Rick Perry, Texas?

    What's Next for Rick Perry, Texas?

    Politicians are lining up to have a chance at the governorship while Perry mulls a 2016 White House run.
    - 8 Jul 13, 10:10pm -
  • HE'S DONE: Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces he will not seek re-election in 2014

    HE'S DONE: Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces he will not seek re-election in 2014

    HE'S DONE: Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces he will not seek re-election in 2014
    - 8 Jul 13, 8:06pm -
  • Texas Gov. Perry Won't Seek Re-Election in 2014

    Texas Gov. Perry Won't Seek Re-Election in 2014

    Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, announced Monday he won't seek re-election next year to to a fourth full term. (July 8)
    - 8 Jul 13, 7:25pm -
  • Rick Perry's condescending response to Wendy Davis's filibuster

    Rick Perry's condescending response to Wendy Davis's filibuster

    The governor calls for another special session
    - 1 Jul 13, 12:52am -
  • CHEAP SHOT?: TX Gov. Perry Points Out Opponent’s Teen Pregnancy to Bolster Abortion Bill

    CHEAP SHOT?: TX Gov. Perry Points Out Opponent’s Teen Pregnancy to Bolster Abortion Bill

    Texas Governor Rick Perry voices his disappointment in Wendy Davis, the Democratic Texas state senator who filibustered the an anti-abortion bill, effectively killing it. Perry pointed out the fact that Davis was a daughter to a single mother, and wa…
    - 27 Jun 13, 9:24pm -
  • Perry, Filibuster Star Clash Over Texas Abortion

    Perry, Filibuster Star Clash Over Texas Abortion

    A battle over proposed abortion restrictions in Texas became a personal grudge match as Republican Gov. Rick Perry blasted Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis. Her lengthy filibuster catapulted her to sudden, national political stardom. (June 27)
    - 27 Jun 13, 8:13pm -
  • Top News Headlines: SCOTUS Decision Celebrated, Debated

    Top News Headlines: SCOTUS Decision Celebrated, Debated

    More headlines: Abortion fight renewed in Texas; Microsoft introduces Windows 8.1; more upsets at Wimbledon.
    - 27 Jun 13, 12:04pm -
  • Texas Round 2: Perry Calls Another Special Session

    Texas Round 2: Perry Calls Another Special Session

    It will be tough for Democrats and demonstrators to replicate Tuesday's success, especially with the abortion law at the top of the agenda.
    - 27 Jun 13, 3:54am -
  • Chaos and Filibuster Kills Texas Abortion Bill

    Chaos and Filibuster Kills Texas Abortion Bill

    Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis' marathon filibuster together with hundreds of jeering protesters helped scuttle passage of one of the toughest abortion measures in the country. (June 26)
    - 26 Jun 13, 9:05pm -
  • Raw: Texas Gov. Flies Over Tornado Damage

    Raw: Texas Gov. Flies Over Tornado Damage

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry took an aerial tour of Granbury, which was devastated Wednesday night by a tornado with winds of up to 200 miles an hour. At least six people were killed. (May 17)
    - 17 May 13, 10:30pm -
  • President, Firefighters Pay Tribute to Dead in West Blast

    President, Firefighters Pay Tribute to Dead in West Blast

    Thousand of people attended a memorial at Baylor University for first responders killed in the April 17 fertilizer blast in West, Texas.
    - 26 Apr 13, 4:12am -
  • Texas Governor: Explosion a 'Nightmare Scenario'

    Texas Governor: Explosion a 'Nightmare Scenario'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling the deadly fertilizer plant explosion West, Texas "a truly nightmare scenario." Authorities have said as many as 15 people are feared dead and more than 160 others were injured. (April 18)
    - 18 Apr 13, 6:26pm -
  • Police: Between 5 and 15 Dead in TX Blast

    Police: Between 5 and 15 Dead in TX Blast

    Police in West, Texas say their early estimate is between five and 15 people are dead, after the massive fertilizer explosion. Dozens were hurt and police emphasize, the numbers could change. (April 18)
    - 18 Apr 13, 1:03pm -
  • Police: Between 5 and 15 Dead in TX Blast

    Police: Between 5 and 15 Dead in TX Blast

    Police in West, Texas say their early estimate is between five and 15 people are dead, after the massive fertilizer explosion. Dozens were hurt and police emphasize, the numbers could change. (April 18)
    - 18 Apr 13, 1:03pm -
  • Blast Witness: Worst Thing I've Seen in My Life

    Blast Witness: Worst Thing I've Seen in My Life

    Witness Erick Perez says the fertilizer explosion near Waco, Texas was the worst thing he'd seen in his life. Perez videotaped the explosion with his cellphone. (April 18)
    - 18 Apr 13, 9:38am -
  • TX Official: Unknown Number of Dead in Blast

    TX Official: Unknown Number of Dead in Blast

    DL Wilson of the Texas Department of Public Safety says it's unknown how many people may have died in a massive fertilizer explosion near Waco, Texas. He compared the destruction to situations in Iraq and the Oklahoma City bombing. (April 18)
    - 18 Apr 13, 6:27am -
  • Perry Announces $100K Reward to Find Killers

    Perry Announces $100K Reward to Find Killers

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has announced a $100,000 reward to help find the killers of a Dallas-area district attorney, his wife and an assistant prosecutor. (April 4)
    - 4 Apr 13, 6:56pm -
  • Supreme Court Halts Texas Execution

    Supreme Court Halts Texas Execution

    The Supreme Court is halting the execution of convicted Texas murderer Duane Buck. Lawyers contend his sentence was racially-motivated.
    - 16 Sep 11, 8:42pm -

New York

  • Time-Lapse: Storm Dumps Record Snow on New York City

    Time-Lapse: Storm Dumps Record Snow on New York City

    A record-setting blizzard blanketed New York City it over two feet of snow. This timelapse shows views of the snowstorm slamming the city in Midtown Manhattan and Bryant Park. Photo: Jarrard Cole/The Wall Street Journal
    - 24 Jan 16, 5:47pm -
  • Aerial Footage From Scene of NYC Building Collapse

    Aerial Footage From Scene of NYC Building Collapse

    Aerial footage shows the scene of a partial building collapse in Midtown Manhattan on Friday that left at least one person dead. Photo: Peter J. Smith for The Wall Street Journal
    - 30 Oct 15, 5:57pm -
  • Water Main Break Floods Parts of Queens

    Water Main Break Floods Parts of Queens

    A water main break caused major flooding Friday morning in Elmhurst, Queens. Water entered buildings, delayed subway trains and shut down traffic on Queens Boulevard. Photo: Adrienne Grunwald for The Wall Street Journal
    - 23 Oct 15, 11:07pm -

Bay Area