by The Associated Press Posted Aug 23, 2018 11:29 am PDT Last Updated Aug 23, 2018 at 1:20 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Chicago ‘anti-bait truck’ event to offer free shoes CHICAGO – A Chicago rapper’s foundation will be giving away thousands of shoes in a South Side neighbourhood where a recent law enforcement sting using “bait trucks” to catch shoe thieves faced criticism.The Chicago Sun-Times reports that rapper Vic Mensa’s SaveMoneySaveLife foundation will give away shoes Sunday in the Englewood neighbourhood.The event comes after residents filmed police arresting a man and accused officers of trying to entrap poor residents with bait trucks.Norfolk Southern Railroad organized the sting with assistance from the Chicago Police Department. The company has since apologized.Foundation Co-Founder Laundi Keepseagle says the event will include multiple “anti-bait trucks” with gym shoes for everyone from toddlers to adults.Mensa and Chance the Rapper will also be in attendance.
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS by The Associated Press Posted Nov 29, 2018 2:08 pm PDT Bestselling Books Week Ended November 25th.FICTION1. “The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid 13)” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books)2. “Paw Patrol 5-Minute Stories Collection” by Random House (Random House Books for Young Readers)3. “Trolls 5 Minute Stories” by Random House (Random House Books for Young Readers)4. “Fire & Blood” by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)5. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald-the Original Screenplay” by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levine)6. “Target: Alex Cross” by James Patterson (Little, Brown)7. “Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)8. “Every Breath” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)9. “The Reckoning” by John Grisham (Doubleday)10. “Long Road to Mercy (Atlee Pine)” by David Baldaaci (Grand Central Publishing)NONFICTION1. “Becoming” by Michelle Obama (Crown)2. “Homebody” by Joanna Gaines (Harper Design)3. “Girl, Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis (Thomas Nelson)4. “Magnolia Table” by Joanna Gaines (William Morrow)5. “Whose Boat is This Boat?” by The Late Show Staff with Stephen Colbert (Simon & Schuster)6. “Elf on the Shelf” (Aabersold/CCA and B LLC)7. “It’s Not Supposed to Be this Way” by Lysa TerKeurst (Thomas Nelson)8. “Killing the SS” Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard (Henry Holt & Co.)9. “Guinness World Records 2019” (Guinness World Records)10. “Cook Like a Pro” by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter)FICTION E-BOOKS1. “Target: Alex Cross” by James Patterson (Little, Brown)2. “Dark Sacred Nights” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)3. “Fire & Blood” by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)4. “Past Tense : A Jack Reacher Novel” by Lee Child (Transworld Digital)5. “Beauchamp Hall” by Danielle Steel (Dell)6. “The Other Miss Bridgerton” by Julia Quinn (Avon)7. “Look Alive Twenty-Five (Stephanie Plum)” by Janet Evanovich (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)8. “The Reckoning” by John Grisham (Doubleday)9. “Long Road to Mercy (Atlee Pine)” by David Baldaaci (Grand Central Publishing)10. “Nine Perfect Strangers” by Liane Moriarty (Flatiron Books)NONFICTION E-BOOKS1. “Becoming” by Michelle Obama (Crown)2. “Factfulness” by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Ronnlund and Osa Rosling (Flatiron Books)3. “Educated” by Tara Westover (Random House)4. “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau)5. “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl (Beacon Press)6. “The Penguin Lessons” by Tom Michell (Ballantine)7. “Building a Storybrand” by Donald Miller (HarperCollins Leadership)8. “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande (Metropolitan Books)9. “The World of Lore: Dreadful Places” by Aaron Mahnke (Del Rey)10. “Girl, Wash Your Face” by Rachel Hollis (Thomas Nelson)NPD BookScan gathers point-of-sale book data from about 16,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 85 per cent of the nation’s book sales. Print-book data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers, and food stores. E-book data providers include all major e-book retailers. Free e-books and those sold for less than 99 cents are excluded. The fiction and nonfiction lists in all formats include both adult and juvenile titles; the business list includes only adult titles. The combined lists track sales by title across all print and e-book formats; audio books are excluded. Refer questions to Michael.Boone(at)wsj.com.The Associated Press