Vincent Rogers closed out Chicago’s annual homicide ledger on New Year’s Eve when the 26-year-old was gunned down in front of a South Side convenience store. His shooting marked the 415th killing in the nation’s third-largest city, as well as the end of a year that saw police make progress in the fight against gun violence.
The U.S. Northeast is bracing for a winter storm that is forecast to dump more than a foot of snow across parts of the region, threatening road closures after causing hundreds of flights to be canceled.
A former board assistant to the co- chief executive officer of SAP AG, the German software maker, made $43,500 in illicit profit through insider trading, the Securities and Exchange Commission claimed in a lawsuit.
Switzerland’s 300 banks have enlisted an army of auditors, lawyers and in-house workers as they race to meet a Dec. 31 deadline on whether to seek U.S. amnesty for helping American clients evade taxes.
The top elected official in Ramapo, New York, Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence, wanted a minor-league baseball team and a new stadium to house it. The park would cost about $20 million and taxpayers wouldn’t have to cover it, he and paid consultants predicted three years ago.