Grafton is currently being held in Killeen City Jail.Dead Suspect in Disappearance of Fort Hood Soldier Sexually Harassed Her: Lawyer“Through the investigation, Detectives with the Homicide Unit received information from a witness that 20-year-old Cory Grafton was at the scene at the time Chelsea Cheatham was murdered,” Killeen Police Department said in a Wednesday statement.A spokesperson for Fort Hood confirmed to The Daily Beast that Grafton is “an active duty Soldier assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division” at the Army post. Chicago is removing road closures ... protest … The 42-year-old said Floyd's death was “enraging” particularly as she lives in fear of racial profiling for herself and family. “There’s definitely a flaw in the system, for sure. CHICAGO - Several areas in Chicago could see traffic disruptions Tuesday evening as protestors hit the streets on Election Day. Learn more. Lightfoot, a former federal prosecutor, defended her response as necessary. Disruptions are expected about 4 … Multiple suburban shopping malls were closed, including in Calumet City, where the mayor declared a “state of emergency.". That officer, Derek Chauvin, and the three others w ere fired. All entrance and exit ramps on 290 and 90/94. When Guillen reminded him that the relationship was in violation of military rules, he allegedly picked up a hammer and began “bludgeoning her head over and over.” Robinson then allegedly took Guillen’s body to a river and enlisted the help of his girlfriend to dispose of the remains.Last month, Fort Hood officials determined Gullien’s death occurred in the line of duty, paving the way for her family to be entitled to certain Army benefits. All Pace services, including the I-55 Bus on Shoulder Express Service and the City of Chicago ADA Paratransit Service, will again be suspended overnight, from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m Wednesday. 2020 presidential election results: Biden stands on brink of winning, Missing woman's body found in Midlothian forest preserve, 'Count Every Vote' protest in Chicago calls for Trump to concede, Trump supporters swarm vote centers in Michigan, Arizona, Stickney junkyard fire brings multiple agencies as flames rage out of control, 2 Lincoln Park carjackings reported back-to-back: CPD, Election splits Congress, GOP bolstered as Democrats falter, These are paths to victory for Biden and Trump, Bleeding Sharpies on ballots cause vote count controversy, Kinzinger tells Trump to stop calls to end vote counting, claims of fraud, LIVE TRAFFIC: Check out conditions on our live traffic map, RELATED: Chicago, some suburbs under curfews due to looting, unrest | See the full list. USPS data showed as of Sunday about 300,000 ballots that were received for mail processing did not have scans confirming their delivery to election authorities. These are the boundaries where non essential traffic is prohibited: By viewing our video content, you are accepting the terms of our. The longtime Republican prosecutor had declined to investigate the death of Ahmaud Arbery, 25, who was followed, shot, and killed by a group of white men. Cory Grafton, a 20-year-old soldier from Fort Hood, is charged with murder. The USPS had said in a court document that 300,000 ballots had been scanned into facilities but not scanned out, suggesting they were misplaced.Instead of complying with Sullivan's order, the USPS kept to its own schedule, raising concerns that tens of thousands of ballots would not be delivered in time to be counted. J.B. Pritzker activated 375 Illinois National Guard soldiers to assist with street closures. For up to date information and more resources please visit the city Coronavirus Response Center site.Thank you – and stay safe! "We had, overall, I think a better election than most people thought we were gonna have," he told reporters.But he also acknowledged there is a lot of room for improvement -- for starters, he suggested the GOP needs to catch up with the Democratic Party when it comes to online fundraising, heaping praise on the opposition's small donor platform, ActBlue, which brought in a lot of money; McConnell called it a "terrific model. Ever since the 2008 financial crisis, we have seen restaurant chains closing their doors left and right, except now it's even worse. The U.S. satellite was missing for 50 years. Much of this is in an effort to keep people out of the city’s central business district. Democrats who had been hoping to expand their share of seats in the House of Representatives instead saw some of their most promising young legislators fall to Republican opponents who mounted unexpectedly spirited challenges. Lake Shore Drive will open with the following exits remaining closed: Michigan Avenue, Chicago Avenue, Grand Avenue, Lower Wacker Drive and Randolph Street. By midday Sunday, six people had been shot, one fatally, 240 people were arrested and about 20 police officers injured in connection with the demonstrations, Chicago police said. Send us an email at email@example.com to tell us how COVID has impacted getting around your neighborhood. “Seeing the murder of George Floyd sickened me and it still does,” Lightfoot said at a news conference, taking several breaks to compose herself. Still, some criticized Lightfoot's restrictions. NotifyChicago: Lake Shore Drive is closed in both directions from Fullerton to 31st Street. CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago is removing road closures around downtown Wednesday morning after days of restrictions in response to violence and looting in the city. Smaller, mostly peaceful protests, continued Sunday around Chicago, including outside Lightfoot’s house and police headquarters. ©2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. Gov. Road closures in and round the Loop are being removed Wednesday morning and CTA service is returning with some stops downtown being bypassed. Public transportation was temporarily suspended, major streets blocked with sanitation trucks and Chicago River drawbridges allowing traffic into downtown remained lifted. The mama bear was looking for her drowning cubs when... A judge on Thursday rejected defense requests to move the trial of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death, and also ordered that all four will be tried together instead of separately. CHICAGO (CBS)– City officials are announcing road closures in and near downtown and Chicago protests continue. While ballots may be delivered without scans, voting rights groups fear mail delays could cause at least some of those votes to be disqualified. she said. Authorities said through the program, investigators were about to identify Grafton as a possible suspect.> BREAKING \- We are getting our first look at the Fort Hood soldier charged in the 2019 murder of Chelsea Cheatham in Killeen. NotifyChicago: Bridge closures in the loop include Michigan, Wabash, State, Franklin, Monroe, Adams, Jackson , Madison, Randolph, Van Buren and Kinzie. The list, according to Illinois State Police includes: CTA service is impacted as well. While candidates elected to the Senate and U.S. House of Representatives will not be sworn in until Jan. 3, the Congress that has been in business since January 2019, will return to Washington next week for a "lame duck" session that is expected to extend well into December. Bridges in the Central Business District will be lowered over the Chicago River on the following streets: Clark Street, Dearborn Street, Lake Street, Randolph Street, Wells Street and Washington Street. According to the City of Chicago’s Office of … “But rather than respond to his death as we should and focus our energy toward doing the hard work to create the change that we need, we have instead been forced to turn our focus and energy toward preventing wanton violence and destruction”. By evening, the Chicago Transit Authority had suspended all bus and rail lines “at the request of public safety officials" with service resuming Monday. Her father is black and her mother is white. Send it to The Daily Beast hereGet our top stories in your inbox every day. Among them was Michelle Eleby, who worked outside a downtown Macy's where display windows had been smashed. We will remove this and make the changes needed. “The unit continues to cooperate with the Killeen Police Department and the Texas Rangers,” the spokesperson added.Killeen Police said on June 3, 2019, Cheatham was found around 10:40 p.m. unconscious and not breathing inside a Days Inn in Killeen, about six minutes away from Fort Hood. Stay updated with real-time traffic maps and freeway trip times. Indian police on Wednesday said they arrested a firebrand television news anchor and charged him with abetment to suicide in connection with the 2018 deaths of an interior designer and the designer's mother. “We are shutting down the city to get a handle on this.”. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, one of Gafton’s co-workers told authorities the 20-year-old soldier confessed to killing Cheatham. > Mitch McConnell acknowledges the "improvement" Republicans must make make with crucial voting blocs: "We need to win back the suburbs. Windows were smashed at neighborhood convenience stores and high-end Michigan Avenue shops alike. The U.S. The 32-year-old was pronounced dead about an hour later and an autopsy from the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas later ruled her death a homicide.Authorities refused to identify Cheatham’s cause of death.Despite the suspicious circumstances, the case quickly went cold, prompting authorities in June to appeal to the public for leads and offer a $1,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest.On Sept. 2, Texas Rangers informed the Killeen Police Department about the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Program, which uses advanced DNA testing to help solve cases. Postal Service had defied his order to sweep postal processing facilities in 15 states Tuesday to find missing absentee ballots and deliver them on time.