Angela Merkel Won’t Seek 5th Term as German Chancellor

By GEIR MOULSON ,  Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Angela Merkel announced Monday that she will step down as head of her conservative party in December after 18 years and won’t seek a fifth term as chancellor in 2021, launching a leadership transition in Europe’s biggest economy. Merkel has led her conservative Christian Democratic Union…

Washington Park Officer Dies After Falling From Poplar Street Bridge

Washington Park, IL  (KTRS)  A Washington Park Police officer has died after falling from the Poplar Street Bridge during a foot chase. The officer has been identified as 44-year-old Ricardo Davis, an auxiliary police officer with the Washington Park Police Department. Investigators say around 5 p.m. Saturday,  Davis attempted to stop a vehicle in Washington Park. A…