Former Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke sentenced to 81 months for fatally shooting Laquan McDonald

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced Friday to six years and nine months in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, more than four years after the shooting.

Settle in with these weekend reads

Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here's what you might have missed during this busy week.

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All of the Hidden Unbreakable and Split References in Glass

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Unbreakable, Split and Glass. When Split premiered in 2017, fans were shocked when director M. Night ...

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Laquan McDonald killing: Chicago police officer sentenced to nearly seven years

Jason Van Dyke shot 17-year-old McDonald 16 times in incident caught on dashcam videoThe white Chicago police officer who gunned down Laquan McDonald ...

Where will the major winter storm hit?

Snow, ice and rain are expected to blast millions of people this weekend before temperatures drop. WCBS chief weathercaster Lonnie Quinn is tracking ...

Skier killed in New Mexico avalanche was on annual trip with his father

Matthew Zonghetti, 26, was an expert skier from Massachusetts

Over 100 million Americans brace for winter storm

A major storm is barreling across the country, bringing heavy snow, ice and wind. A vast portion of the country is expected this weekend. David Begnaud reports.

Fact-checking Trump's move against Pelosi's Afghanistan trip

Over the past few days, the political gridlock that's led to the longest government shutdown in US history has devolved into a tit-for-tat between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump.

Released NYPD emails show extensive surveillance of Black Lives Matter protesters

Hundreds of recently released New York Police Department emails show the lengths that officers took to keep a close watch on activists during Black ...

Fantasy Basketball Rankings, Week 15: Model that beat experts says start Terrence Ross, sit Klay Thompson

SportsLine simulated every NBA game this week 10,000 times to produce Fantasy basketball rankings.

Stalled shutdown talks leave Trump feeling cold

A year ago, President Donald Trump was spending a holiday weekend in the South Florida sun, making morning excursions to his golf course and passing warm evenings on the patio of his estate as the sound of a piano wafted in the breeze.

Legendary great white shark swims with divers off Hawaii

A great white shark, believed to be one of the largest on the planet, has been spotted by divers as it fed on a whale carcass off the coast of Hawaii.

$1 home deal sparks buying stampede in Sicily

Tempted by the deal offering homes for just over $1 in the town of Sambuca on Italy's island of Sicily? So's everyone else, deluging its deputy mayor with tens of thousands of inquiries.

How pilots land when they can't see runway

When bad weather means pilots can't see the runway, they can use autoland -- an automatic control system that uses radio signals to guide their ...

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