The U.S. Department of Justice has determined that the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court's longtime administrator Mark Weinberg discriminated against a former court interpreter when he fired her after she urged the courts to get more help for non-English speakers. The case dates back to 2015, but the DOJ did not release the results of its investigation until last week.
Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini talk about all you need to know ahead of the weekend! Watch their chats about concerts at Wrigley to where Illinois ranks on the happiest state in America. They also caught up with Rock and Roll Hall-of-Fame drummer and TV personality Max Weinberg about his legendary career and recent shows coming to Chicago.
Portland Public Schools will consider making COVID-19 vaccinations required for all eligible students. During the first board meeting since school started earlier this month, district officials said Tuesday that a work session will be scheduled to discuss the merits of a vaccine mandate for students ages 12 and older, as well as to get advice from local and national health experts.
The real Fantastic Voyage! Micro robot powered by magnets could be piloted through the body to deliver drugs directly to the central nervous system
The MANiAC robots (magnetically aligned nanorods in alginate capsules) would deliver drugs in hard to reach areas in the central nervous system They could help in the treatment of illnesses like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis The tiny robots are currently being tested in rat brains and mouse spinal cords, simulating the complex structure of human tissue
He won the Nobel Prize after finding fame as a writer with The First Three Minutes (1977), a gripping account of the Big Bang Steven Weinberg, who has died aged 88, shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on elementary particles and the interactions between them; his research, uniting two of nature’s fundamental forces – the weak and the electromagnetic – underpins what is known as the “Standard Model” of particle physics, a wildly successful theoretical framework being continuously tested by the Large Hadron Collider.
Physicist Steven Weinberg, who won the Nobel prize in 1979 with two other scientists for their separate contributions unlocking mysteries of tiny particles and their electromagnetic interaction, has died at 88, the University of Texas at Austin said Saturday. A professor at the university since the 1980s, Weinberg died Friday in Austin, Texas, according to his wife Louise, said UT spokesperson Christine Sinatra.
Investment strategists are starting to consider a new bearish scenario: the economy has already hit its speed limit. With the ferocious spread of Covid-19’s delta variant and central banks already talking about tighter monetary policy to bring inflation under control, there’s a sense of worry that financial markets have become too optimistic.
The Chicago-based nonprofit A Long Walk Home hasn’t been idle during the pandemic. As an art organization that empowers young people to end violence against girls and women, A Long Walk Home has been continuing to center Black girls. The result of their months-long work will be on view Friday, June 18, in the courtyard of the Weinberg/Newton Gallery.
In 1972 in Germany the Olympics were violently thrust into the world’s headlines for all the wrong reasons. James Rampton on a new documentary that recalls a bloody terror attack Wednesday 16 June 2021 21:30 An 85-year-old man in a turquoise T-shirt with the logo “Jerusalem Marathon 2011” sits in his front room beside an enormous cabinet full of sporting trophies.
N.J. senator says colleague is blocking domestic violence bills because he says many claims are ‘made up’
The most powerful woman in the state Senate has accused a colleague of blocking legislation that would strengthen domestic violence laws in New jersey, claiming that he told her privately he thinks many complaints are “made up.” Contacted by phone after the meeting he did not attend, Scutari flatly denied Weinberg’s claim.
The ban, which went into effect Tuesday, encourages residents to be more efficient using water inside, and an outdoor water ban means no watering lawns, washing vehicles or filling pools. The city water tower is low and water needs to be reserved for potential fires.
With the coveted backing of Gov. Phil Murphy and other Democratic leaders, state Assemblyman Gordon Johnson won Tuesday’s primary election over his former running mate for a chance to take the state Senate seat of retiring Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, one of New Jersey’s most revered and longest-serving lawmakers.
Corrections commissioner should step down or get fired over abuse at N.J. prison for women, lawmakers say
“The fact remains that along with that, we need new leadership,” said state Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, D-Bergen. “We need leadership from the outside,” Weinberg added. “I don’t believe that somebody who has grown up through the ranks … within the institution is the proper person to actually oversee a cultural change there.”
Police said the suspect was resisting arrest. But the man's lawyer said he's schizophrenic and Huntsville police have a history of using force on the mentally ill. The videotaped arrest of an Alabama man whose leg was repeatedly stomped by an officer is indicative of a police department that does not know how to safely interact with the mentally ill, the man’s lawyer said Wednesday.
Child drumming prodigy Nandi Bushell has shared her latest cover in the form of a relentless take on Slipknot‘s ‘Duality’. The drummer, who recently turned 11, played the track wearing a specially-made mask, modelled after Slipknot drummer Jay Weinberg. “It’s true, one of my favourite bands so far is Slipknot,” Bushell said.
Winner of the 1979 Nobel prize whose insights determined the direction of high-energy particle physics for decades The American theoretical particle physicist Steven Weinberg, who has died aged 88, was one of the leading 20th century figures in the field. In 1979 he won a Nobel prize for his work uniting two of nature’s fundamental forces, which became a foundation of the standard model of particle physics, the theory that describes all known fundamental particles and forces in the universe.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – How about this for sticker shock: rental cars in Hawaii are going for $500 dollars a day and they are sold out for the summer. Just try to get a rental car in Alaska this summer, also sold out. “I’ve been in the industry for 11 years and this is the first time that I’ve seen anything even remotely close to this,” says Jonathan Weinberg, Founder, and CEO of AutoSlash.com.
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - As more people become vaccinated and get the urge to travel, they're running into an unexpected frustration: a nationwide shortage of rental cars. At Portland International Airport, the price of renting a car has increased significantly. In popular travel destinations like Hawaii, cars are not only expensive, but also booked several weeks out.
‘The pressure is on the governor,’ top lawmaker says after NJ.com report shows powerful state boards lack women
There is currently is no comprehensive list of how many boards there are in New Jersey and who has been appointed to them.“The pressure is on the governor.We shouldn’t have to pass a law to get the list of boards up to date,” Weinberg said, the top-ranking woman in the state Legislature.