People loot a 7-Eleven store at the corner of Lake and Dearborn streets after a march and rally to remember the May 25 killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, in the Loop Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Chicago.
Janelle Monáe performs at Lollapalooza Friday, August 2, 2019, in Chicago.
Selena Guajardo, 7, left, and Anjeliah Flores, 8, play together in downtown Ogden, Utah in the summer of 2011.
Sergio Arruda De Souza, father of Raphael Rodrigues Arruda, a soldier killed in Afghanistan, clutches the flag that covered his son’s casket during the interment at Lindquist’s Washington Heights Memorial Park Saturday, July 30, 2010, in Ogden, Utah. Arruda, who was born in Brazil, graduated from Bonneville High School in 2008 and enlisted in the Army Reserves. He was assigned to the 744th Engineer Company as a Combat Engineer. He was deployed in 2010 to participate in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and was killed in action.
Heavy snow falls as members of the Chicago Police Department work the scene of a shooting in the 7200 block of South Sangamon Street Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Officers were driving down the block Wednesday night, checking out a report about shots fired, when a man ran up and told them, “They just got my gramma.” 72-year-old Emagene Jackson was shot in the chest and wrist and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where she recovered.
A young man climbs on the border wall at Friendship Park Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico.
A diver flips into the water during a swim meet between Windsor and Valley High Schools at Valley High School in Gilcrest, Colo.
Chicagoan of the Year Wellington the rockhopper penguin, who turns 33 years old December 20, poses in his habitat at the Shedd Aquarium Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, in Chicago. Because of Coronavirus Control Efforts, Wellington and his penguin friends have been taking various field trips around the aquarium and other places in Chicago.
With hands above their heads, two men exit a back storeroom where they were hiding after looters broke into El Patron liquor store near the intersection of South Cicero Avenue and West Cermak Road Monday, June 1, 2020, in Cicero, Illinois. They were taken into custody by Cicero police. Altercations between groups and some looting of stores continued in the Chicago area in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.
Terron Sharp, left, and Cameron Dakota stand in the waters of Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach at sunset Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Chicago. “We came to the beach just to chill with each other. Play volleyball. And like, get wet, actually, because it was a hot day today. We’re just chilling and having fun with each other. It’s a nice beach,” said Terron. The two said they are best friends and have known each other for a long time.
Yesica Cruz. Dia de los Muertos 2017, Pilsen, Chicago.
24-year-old Deion Kidd reattaches a wooden “P,” part of the word “POWER,” hanging on the wall at Unanimous Boxing Gym Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Chicago. Several years ago, Kidd found himself doing jail and even prison time on gun charges, and said boxing has really changed his life. “I loved the streets but the streets didn’t love me back. I love boxing and boxing loves me back,” he said.
Festival goers relax in hammocks hanging from a large metal structure at Lollapalooza Music Festival Saturday, August 1, 2015, in Grant Park in Chicago.
Jose Moreno, left, 17, huddles together with other members of the John Overton High School of Nashville marching band as they wait in the cold for their turn to join the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Chicago.
Herman Enninga, a veteran of World War II, sits on his bed Jan. 31, 2006, in Fort Morgan, Colo. in front of a Japanese flag signed by the residents of the village where he was stationed. Enninga received a Purple Heart for wounds he sustained in an ambush.
40-year-old Lisette poses for a portrait at a gym Thursday, March 4, 2020, in Chicago. She is sexual assault survivor who was told her rape kit would take 2 years to process. Lisette thinks about everything taken from her the night she says she was assaulted. She wonders where it all is. She pictures the evidence box on a shelf, in a warehouse, deteriorating. “It’s just going to sit there and rot,” said Lisette, who asked that her first name only be used. The evidence was collected in a Chicago emergency room last August, after Lisette said she awoke naked and bloody in her apartment. She believes she was drugged. A detective told her the wait to get evidence from her rape kit test could be two years. The rape kit in Lisette’s case is among thousands of pieces of evidence languishing as they await DNA testing in the state of Illinois.
Maria Torres lies on the ground with other members of The Community Renewal Society as they stage a “die-in” as part of their “Faith in Action” campaign at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Springfield. The faith-based organization involves members from many different churches and works “to eliminate race and class barriers.”
The mother of Kennatay Leavell kneels over his body outside a group of row houses in the 500 block of West Iowa Street Friday, July 28, 2017, in the Cabrini Green neighborhood of Chicago. The 31-year-old was shot multiple times in the face and died at the scene. Family members had been watching for an hour, held back from Leavell’s then-uncovered body by police tape and officers, when his mother eventually found a way through one of the Cabrini Green apartments. “My baby,” she cried as she struggled to hold him close to her. “My baby.”
Three Chicago police officers walk by pictures demonstrators taped to the wall of Chicago police union headquarters Thursday, March 31, 2016, in Chicago. Demonstrators were protesting the hiring of Jason Van Dyke, the officer charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, as a janitor, and said the pictures were all of individuals that were shot by Chicago police officers. Dash-cam footage was released that shows Van Dyke shooting McDonald 16 times at close range.
Detective Sgt. Jason Moran of the Cook County Sheriff’s Office stands in the room where evidence from the serial killer John Wayne Gacy murders is kept Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at the Cook County Warehouse in Chicago. Gacy sexually assaulted, tortured and murdered at least 33 teenage boys and young men in Cook County, Illinois between 1972 and 1978 and spent 14 years on death row before he was executed by lethal injection at Stateville Correctional Center in 1994. Since the case reopened in 2010, Moran has helped identify two previously unknown victims, William George Bundy and James Byron Haakenson. Of the 33 total murders, six still remain unidentified.
Lexie Pitter, right, and Semira Truth share an emotional embrace after speaking to demonstrators at the intersection of South Clark Street and West MenoMonee as they protest the death of George Floyd Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Chicago. Pitter gave an emotional speech to people as they sat in the intersection, calling for action every day, not just when black lives are “viral.”
One of Chicago’s most popular destinations, the Cloud Gate sculpture (also known as The Bean) is devoid of visitors due to the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in a closed-to-the-public Millennium Park in Chicago.
A boy is stained with primary colors during the festival of Holi at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah. Holi is the Hindu festival of colors, celebrating the passing of winter and coming of spring. Anyone and everyone is invited, and a few thousand people gather each year in Spanish Fork to throw colored chalk at each other and sing, dance and eat.
Daisha Butler, 9, right, and a friend buy ice cream from a truck outside the Yoga Gardens space Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in the Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago.
Volunteer firefighters in the tiny Alaska Native town of Elim race to put out a house fire in the winter of 2013. Many of the volunteers had never had to jump into action before and low water pressure in the fire hoses was not much help. The house burned to the ground, but no one was injured.
Ice forms intricate patterns on the inside of the windows at the Garfield Park Conservatory on a freezing Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Chicago.
People walk through the parking lot as they evacuate Mercy Hospital & Medical Center during an active shooter attack that left four people dead, including Chicago police Officer Samuel Jimenez, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago. The shooter, Juan Lopez, 32, confronted emergency room doctor Tamara O’Neal, apparently over a “broken engagement,” killing her, 24-year-old first-year pharmacy resident Dayna Less, and Officer Jimenez, who responded to the shooting. Lopez was found inside dead the hospital, apparently suffering a wound to the head, but it was unclear how he was shot.
Girl in window. Ogden, Utah, 2011.
16-year-old Mariana Portillo Flores lays in the lap of her mother Maritza Flores at Dunbar Park Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Chicago. The Flores family left their home country of El Salvador years ago due to gang violence, living in Guatemala for awhile before ending up in Mexico. They crossed the border into the United States as part of a caravan of hundreds of people, organized by Pueblo Sin Frontreras, where they surrendered and sought asylum. Pueblo Sin Frontreras worked with Showing Up for Racial Justice, a national network of activists, to find sponsor families, like the DeMay-Gres family in Chicago, to house those in the caravan who did not have relatives in the United States.
“Black Ink Crew: Chicago” reality star Charmaine Walker poses for a portrait in her 2nd City Ink tattoo shop Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Chicago. Walker, who is about 6 months pregnant with her first child, is also a deejay for WGCI-107.5 radio.
Becca Butcher performs at the first annual Miss Pole Dance Utah in Layton in 2009. 19 women from around the country competed.
A young girls is dressed as the Virgin Mary. Potosí, Bolivia.
R&B soul singer-songwriter Brandon James poses for a portrait Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. James premiered new music “Drifting” September 25.
A cross is buried under wind-swept snow in the village of Unalakleet, Alaska.