Girl Dead, Brother Missing After Getting Trapped By Kankakee River DamA 13-year-old girl drowned and her 12-year-old brother was presumed dead, after they were pulled under by a strong current on the Kankakee River in far southwest suburban Wilmington. Crews were expected to return to the Kankakee River around 8 a.m. Tuesday, and they aren’t optimistic about finding the boy.
Union: Nearly 40,000 Striking Verizon Employees To Return To Work WednesdayNearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years but also makes health care plan changes to save the company money, the company and unions said Monday.
Bernie Sanders Catches 2nd Half Of Warriors Western Conference Winning GamePresidential candidate Bernie Sanders caught the last half of the Golden State Warriors Western Conference Finals in Oakland Monday to witness the Dubs make history. After a speech in Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza, Sanders’ arrived around halftime with actor and activist Danny Glover.
Gun Stolen From FBI Agent In San FranciscoAn agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigations had his service pistol stolen in a car break-in in San Francisco Sunday. In an email, San Francisco Police spokesman Officer Carlos Manfredi said the FBI agent reported his vehicle was burglarized near Hayes & Pierce early Sunday afternoon.
Senator Bernie Sanders Campaigns In OaklandDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders was holding two events in Oakland on Monday, his campaign announced Friday. At 2 p.m. on Monday, Sanders will join actor Danny Glover and San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim for what his campaign describes as “a community conversation” at Allen Temple Baptist Church at 8501 International Blvd. in Oakland. At 4 p.m. on Monday, the Vermont senator will speak at a rally at Frank Ogawa Plaza in front of Oakland City Hall in the heart of downtown Oakland.
Sharks Edged Out Of Game 1 Of Stanley Cup Final In 3-2 Loss To PenguinsNick Bonino’s main job for the Pittsburgh Penguins is to get to the front of the net and create chaos. The well-bearded forward executed perfectly in his debut in the Stanley Cup Final. Bonino took a pretty feed from the corner by Kris Letang and beat Martin Jones from in close with 2:33 remaining to lift the Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 on Monday night.