Former Mount Carmel, University of Illinois football player Glenn Foster dies after arrest in Alabama
Arrested for driving twice the speed limit through a rural Alabama community, former NFL player Glenn Foster Jr. wound up in a jail where he allegedly beat up another prisoner while trying to steal socks, authorities said.chicagotribune.com
Before ex-NFL player Glenn Foster died in police custody, judge ordered mental health evaluation
The atypical behavior of the 31-year-old ex-defensive lineman raised so much concern a judge had ordered that he receive a mental health evaluation, according to the records filed in the Pickens County court and obtained by The Washington Post on Wednesday.washingtonpost.com
Michigan State uses hot start, top playmakers for rebound win
EAST LANSING – Amid a resurgent season, the biggest change for Michigan State was the firepower on offense. 8 Michigan State (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten) found the end zone less than 90 seconds into the game, never trailed and won 40-21 against Maryland on Saturday in East Lansing. I’m just focused on us winning together.”With Maryland loaded up to try and stop Walker, Michigan State was successful in the passing game. It took Michigan State only three plays to score and the first touchdown came in familiar fashion. “You have to play the game that you need to play that week.”Related Michigan State football stories:Michigan State DT Maverick Hansen disqualified vs. MarylandMichigan State has more starters out vs. MarylandMichigan State announces $10 million donation for football facility expansionmlive.com
‘I’ve been honored to be a part of Chelsea’: Vogel’s & Foster’s closing after nearly 30 years
CHELSEA, MI -- Bright red signs declaring everything must be sold to the bare walls cover the windows of a store that’s been a fixture in downtown Chelsea for decades. Vogel’s & Foster’s, a purveyor of fine men’s and women’s clothing for nearly 30 years under current owner Mike Jackson, is going out of business. Jackson is retiring and closing the store at 107 and 109 S. Main St. on Dec. 23.mlive.com
GOP donor, investor, philanthropist Foster Friess dies at 81
Republican political donor, investor and philanthropist Foster Friess died Thursday. A multimillionaire who lived in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Friess was a GOP kingmaker who donated lavishly to candidates and charitable causes over four decades. Friess directly gave almost $7 million to hundreds of candidates since the early 1980s, federal campaign finance records show, and was perhaps best known for supporting former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum’s presidential run in 2012.news.yahoo.com
Two charged in Lake Station stabbing: Victim stabbed in leg, abdomen, court document says
Foster caught him and stabbed him in the leg, the man told police. A few blocks away, Lehmann tripped him and Foster stabbed him two times in the abdomen, charges state. He was later taken to the hospital.chicagotribune.com
L.L. Bean sees sales boom amid pandemic's push to outdoors
Bean saw the best sales in nearly a decade during pandemic. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)FREEPORT, Maine – With Americans hunkering down and hankering to get outdoors during the pandemic, L.L. Bean recorded its best annual sales growth in nearly a decade, the company said Friday. During the pandemic, L.L. Bean closed all of its stores for 100 days but online and catalog sales remained strong.
Daywatch: Pritzker expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, CPS reopens after union fight and Paczki Day is coming
Paczki Day will be different this year — just like everything else. Oh, there will still be myriad flavors, natch, from traditional (strawberry, custard, cherry) to creative (cannoli, bananas Foster and raspberry hibiscus, with Oreo coming on as the go-to). And there will be lines and waits. Here’s everything you need to know to secure the once-a-year fried dough, jelly-filled indulgence.chicagotribune.com
‘This is a coup attempt.’ Illinois members of Congress react with disgust as US Capitol is stormed by pro-Trump mob.
“At some point, I heard glass breaking and the Capitol Police rushed us out, had us evacuate,” Quigley said. “They were about to breach the floor. Seeing six or seven security and Capitol Police trying to hold back the mob from coming onto the House floor, it seemed inevitable. At different times, they had us lay down, sit down, crouch with a gas mask on before we had to get out of there and they escorted us out through a series of tunnels.”chicagotribune.com
Mother of slain girl works to expand Amber Alert system to tribal land
The day half of my heart stopped beating and the other half left with my daughter," said Pamela Foster, the mother of Ashlynne Mike. The day half of my heart stopped beating and the other half left with my daughter," said Pamela Foster, the mother of Ashlynne Mike. It was then that Foster found out there was no way to quickly alert everyone else on the Navajo reservation. The following day an Amber Alert was issued just hours before Ashlynne's body was found in the desert. Even though that Amber Alert went out to many New Mexicans, many on the Navajo reservation didn't get it.