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Hemera/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Two brothers accused of murdering Nykea Aldridge, a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, are expected to appear in court Monday.

The suspects, 26-year-old Darwin Sorrells Jr. and 22-year-old Derren Sorrells are both convicted felons who served time in prison, Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said Sunday. Johnson said one of the men was wearing an ankle monitor at the time of the shooting and that both men are “documented gang members.”

They have both been charged with first-degree murder.

The shooting happened Friday afternoon when Aldridge, a mother of four, was pushing her baby in a stroller on the Chicago’s South Side.

Alridge, 32, was caught in the crossfire of nearby gunshots. She was hit in the arm and the head, according to police.

Surveillance video captures the moment she was shot and fell to the ground while her young child remained in the stroller.

After Aldridge was killed, a relative took custody of the child, who was not hurt, according to ABC station WLS-TV.

Darwin Sorells Jr. admitted in a statement that he was armed and approached the apparent target of the shooting with a gun. Derren Sorells admitted in a statement to Chicago police to shooting multiple times at the apparent target.

Wade took to Twitter after the shooting, calling his cousin’s death “Another act of senseless gun violence.”

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Karwai Tang/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Hollywood hot couple Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender rarely talk about their two-year romance, but they’re finally opening up, sharing why they prefer to keep mum about their love.

The actress told Entertainment Weekly, “I think we’ve made a clear statement that we keep certain things just between us. It was very easy to unite, but that’s quite personal.”

Fassbender, 39, who is starring alongside his girlfriend in their new film The Light Between Oceans, out September 2, also explained how they’ve become such a private couple while staying in Hollywood’s spotlight.

“I’m not going to talk about my private life with a total stranger, unless I feel like I need to,” he said. “Why would I? I don’t.”

The actor understands why the media and public are hungry for more information. He can personally relate.

“I might have been curious about actors’ lives when I was growing up. That’s human nature,” he admitted. “We’re all curious about a lot of things. But my curiosity didn’t obligate them to tell me.

“It’s the worst thing if you’re sitting there in the theater, going, ‘Oh, that’s the guy who dates this person and likes to do this in the morning and that in the afternoon.’ Then you’re just watching a brand, as opposed to an actor,” Fassbender added.

Vikander, 27, said she simply prefers to “know less about the actors I look up to.”

“That’s what I mean — I love the mystery behind it all,” she said.

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Joshua Lott/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Even before the high-profile shooting death of Nykea Aldridge, NBA star Dwayne Wade’s cousin, Chicago had been battling a citywide spike in violent crime.

While the connection to one of the country’s best-known athletes has drawn national attention to the city’s problem with gun violence, the underlying problem remains all too familiar for many Chicago residents.

Following Aldridge’s death, nine people were killed and nearly 50 were shot across Chicago over the weekend, ABC Chicago station WLS-TV reported.

Aldridge’s death took place just one day after Wade participated in an ESPN Town Hall on gun violence in the Windy City, an event also attended by Wade’s mother, the pastor Jolinda Wade.

“Just sat up on a panel yesterday, The Undefeated, talking about the violence that’s going on within our city of Chicago, never knowing that the next day we would be the ones that would be actually living and experiencing it,” she said.

“We’re still going to try and help these people to transform their minds and give them a different direction, so this thing won’t keep happening.”

Murders have spiked by 49 percent this year compared to last year, and 81 percent over the same time period in 2014.

With more than 450 murders so far in 2015, Chicago is on pace for its highest overall murder count since at least 2012, when 504 were recorded in the entire year.

Overall shooting incidents — at more than 2,200 and counting — have mirrored that rise, with a 48 percent spike so far in 2016.

Police blame gangs for a disproportionate share of the city’s violent crime.

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said on Saturday that about 1,400 people — many of them gangs members — are driving 85 percent of the city’s gun violence.

The two suspects in Aldridge’s murder are both documented gang members, police said.

Tragically, many of the shooting victims get caught in the crossfire.

Aldridge, 32, was hit by stray bullets as she pushed her newborn in a stroller after enrolling one of her children in school, WLS-TV reported.

This year’s shootings have intensified with the summer heat.

On Aug. 8, nine people were murdered in Chicago, making it the bloodiest day in 13 years, according to the Chicago Tribune. The victims that day included a 10-year-old boy shot in the back as he played on his front porch, the Tribune reported.

Some 27 children younger than 13 have been shot in Chicago so far this year, according to WLS-TV.

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iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Reports of an active shooter caused a sense of chaos at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, bringing travel to a halt and causing delays to pile up into Monday morning.

Passengers breached security doors and spilled out onto the airport tarmac at around 9 p.m. after word of a shooting threat spread.

Fortunately, the report turned out to be a false alarm, but it caused 281 delays, two cancellations, and 27 flight diversions, according to LAX, which also said that one person was injured from getting trampled.

“Due to initial reports of an active shooter in Terminal eight at LAX, passengers in several LAX terminals self-evacuated onto the tarmac and rushed through federal security screening without being properly screened,” the airport explained in a statement.

In a somewhat surreal twist, an individual in a Zorro costume was detained by airport police.

Police told ABC News that a man in the Zorro costume was stopped by police. Someone yelled that he had a sword, which turned out to be wooden. Later, reports of an active shooter began to spread throughout the airport, but it remains unclear if those reports were related directly to the man in the costume.

The Los Angeles Police Department evacuated the airport and conducted a search, later confirming there was no evidence of any shooting and that the incident appeared to be a false alarm.

Still, the panic brought the airport’s traffic to a halt as the terminals were cleared and incoming flights were partially shut down for 30 minutes.

Dozens of passengers could be seen exiting the airport for their cars or nearby hotels, luggage in tow.

Early Monday, LAX still had arrival delays of about 49 minutes on average and departure delays of 1 hour and 40 minutes, according to FlightAware.com.

The airport said it halted incoming traffic on the south runway complex shortly after 9 p.m. and that arrivals were cleared roughly a half-hour later.

It took about 90 minutes to get the airport terminals cleared for passengers to re-enter the airport.

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Twitter/Stephanie(PENSACOLA, Fla.) — After a Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando, Florida, was forced to make an emergency landing over the weekend in Pensacola, Florida, due to what the airline said was a mechanical issue, passengers shared their accounts of harrowing moments inside the plane.

“I literally thought that was it, that this is how I’m going out,” said Kimberly Zetsch.

Flight data showed that the plane descended from an altitude of 30,000 feet to 10,000 feet in just over eight minutes on Saturday.

A spokesperson from the airline told ABC News that the jet for SW flight 3472 suffered a “mechanical issue with the number one engine.”

“We heard a loud boom at about 10,000 feet,” passenger Stephanie Miller said. “Sounded like an 18-wheeler tire blowing, and we started smelling smoke.”

Miller’s pictures suggest the front casing of the left engine fell apart.

Another passenger, Vickie Fisher, said she knew the severity of the situation right away, “The noise and the shaking — I knew instantly that this is not good.”

ABC News’ David Kerley said the metal shrapnel sliced into the tail of the jet and the fuselage, which breached the protection barrier for passengers. With pressure escaping from the cabin as a result, oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling and the pilots had to take quick action, bringing the aircraft into descent so that passengers could breathe.

Zetsch said, “I thought ‘I’m not a really good swimmer. How am I going to get out of this?’ Then I thought, ‘It doesn’t really matter — this is it on impact.'”

“We just couldn’t get to land fast enough,” Miller said.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the malfunction. Southwest Airlines maintains it was not an explosion.

“This is very very rare and it’s very dangerous because in this case the engine actually cut through a piece of metal into the cabin, and it was close to where somebody was sitting,” said retired Marine Corps Col. Steve Ganyard, an aviation consultant for ABC News. “Somebody could easily have been killed.”

Luckily, the flight landed safely, and none of the 99 passengers or five crew on board were injured.

According to Southwest, the plane is now out of service.

Those three passengers all credit the pilot and flight crew with getting them on the ground safely and keeping everyone calm. Passengers said the pilot checked in with each passenger personally to make sure no one was hurt.

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Chris Hemsworth greets a young fan while filming “Thor: Ragnarok” in Australia; Glenn Hunt/Fairfax Media via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Thor was missing in action in this year’s Marvel blockbuster Captain America: Civil War. So what was the hammer-wielding hero up to while Iron Man and Captain America were clashing with one another? He was just hanging out in Australia.

Marvel has released a mockumentary that shows how Thor, played by Chris Hemsworth, was spending his time during the events depicted in Civil War.

“I guess I’m just taking a break,” Thor says at the start of the video, which premiered at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this summer and was posted online by Marvel over the weekend. “…I needed some ‘me’ time.”

Thor explains that he went to Australia and moved in with a guy named Darryl, who appears to be uncomfortable around his new friend.

The clip includes an appearance by Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner, who gets a call from Tony Stark asking him to join Team Iron Man. Thor is visibly jealous that Stark didn’t reach out to him, too.

The mockumentary was directed by Taika Waititi, who is directing the third Thor movie, Thor: Ragnarok. It will be included as a bonus with the digital version of Captain America: Civil War, out September 2.

Hemsworth, Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett and Jeff Goldblum will star in Thor: Ragnarok, which opens in November of 2017.

Marvel is owned by Disney, the parent company of ABC News.

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Quinn Rooney/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Michael Phelps’ just revealed the song that inspired #PhelpsFace.

Remember the record-breaking medalist’s fierce stare of determination during the Summer Olympics in Rio? It happened when the Maryland swimmer was preparing for a race in the 200 meter butterfly semifinal.

As South Africa’s Chad le Clos was amping himself up by shadow boxing, Phelps created “the face.” The face seemingly worked for the swimmer — he finished second while le Clos finished fourth.

During Sunday night’s Video Music Awards on MTV, Phelps said while he was creating the face, he was listening to Future’s 2015 song “Stick Talk.”

The swimmer made the revelation while introducing the rapper, who went onto perform a number of his songs, including “F— Up Some Commas.”

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Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said Sunday no one has tried to stop him from sitting out the national anthem at NFL games or to keep him from talking about the beliefs that led him to the protest.

“No one’s tried to quiet me, and you know, to be honest, it’s not something I’m going to be quiet about,” he said Sunday during a media availability. “I’m going to speak the truth when I’m asked about it. It’s not — this isn’t for look, this isn’t for publicity or anything like that. This is for people that don’t have the voice. And this is for people that are being oppressed and need to have equal opportunities, you know, to be successful, to provide for their families and not live in poor circumstances.”

Kaepernick has drawn a mix of criticism and praise since it was noticed that the backup quarterback did not stand during the national anthem Thursday night during an NFL preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. He said he had not stood for the 49ers’ first preseason game, but it hadn’t been noticed.

He said he made the decision to sit out the national anthem because he wanted to bring awareness to things going on in the country he feels are unjust, and because he feels the values the American flag is supposed to stand for are not being realized.

“There are a lot of things that are going on that are unjust,” he said. “People aren’t being held accountable for. And that’s something that needs to change. That’s something that this country stands for — freedom, liberty, justice for all. And it’s not happening for all right now.”

He said he will not stand for the national anthem until he feels those ideals are being realized.

“I’ll continue to sit,” he said. “I’m going to continue to stand with the people. To me this is something that has to change and when there’s significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it’s supposed to represent in this country, as representing people the way that it’s supposed to, I’ll stand.”

The NFL said Saturday that while it encourages team members to stand for the national anthem, it is not a requirement.

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Larry Busacca/Getty Images for MTV(NEW YORK) — Leave it to Kanye West to provide the highlight of the night at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, held Sunday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

He commanded the mic for what sounded like a stream-of-consciousness speech that touched upon numerous subjects, ranging from his “Famous” video to Taylor Swift to his perceived all-around greatness.

After walking onto the stage to chants of “Yeezy,” the rapper declared, “I am Kanye West, and that feels really great to say, especially this year.”

In a nod to the infamous VMAs moment when he interrupted Taylor, Kanye joked, “Now later tonight ‘Famous’ might lose to Beyoncé but I can’t be mad, I’m always wishing for Beyoncé to win.”

He then let loose with his thoughts, name-checking his former girlfriend, Amber Rose, who was in attendance, and one of his wife Kim Kardashian West’s exes while addressing his “Famous” video, which featured naked lookalikes of celebrities in bed.

“It was an expression of our now, our fame right now, us on the inside of the TV, you know, the audacity to put Anna Wintour right next to Donald Trump. I put Ray J in it, bro,” he said, as Kardashian West laughed in the crowd.

“If you think about last week it was 22 people murdered in Chicago,” the rapper said. “You know, people come up to me like, ‘Man, that’s right! Take, tell Taylor this. Bro, like I love all y’all. That’s why I called her,” alluding to the infamous phone call between the two that Kardashian West released.

Moments later, Kanye mentioned that his role models are “artists” and “merchants,” then proceeded to name them: “Truman, Ford, Hughes, Disney, Jobs, West.”

All of this was a prelude to Kanye unveiling his new music video for “Fade,” starring Teyana Taylor, who dances around exercise equipment before developing cat-like features while joined by fiancé Iman Shumpert.

Beyoncé was the shining star of the VMAs, though. She was the top winner, taking eight awards, including Video of the Year for “Formation.”

In accepting Video of the Year, she made sure to thank her “beautiful daughter” and “incredible husband,” Blue Ivy and Jay Z, for their support, before dedicating the prize to the people of New Orleans.

Earlier in the night, Bey ruled the stage for 15 minutes for a dramatic and sexy medley of songs from Lemonade, including “Hold Up,” which won the award for Best Female Video.

That honor was presented to her by the Final Five women’s gymnastics team — minus Gabby Douglas, who was hospitalized with a mouth infection.

Per Billboard, Beyoncé now holds the record for most career Moonmen wins with 24, surpassing Madonna’s 20.

Britney Spears, who’s had her share of famous VMAs moments herself, took a break from her Las Vegas show to grace the MSG stage in a mostly yellow sparkling outfit. She performed her new tune “Make Me…” with G-Eazy.

The broadcast began with a performance by Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award recipient Rihanna. Pretty in pink, she ran through several of her hits, like “Only Girl (In The World),” “We Found Love” and “Where Have You Been.”

The performance continued throughout the night, with Ri-Ri periodically returning to the stage to sing “What’s My Name?,” “Work,” “Pour It Up,” “B**** Better Have My Money,” “Stay,” “Diamonds” and “Love on the Brain.”

Rihanna’s night was capped by her rumored love interest Drake — who’d already congratulated her with a Los Angeles billboard — presenting her the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

“She’s someone I’ve been in love with since I was 22 years old. She is one of my best friends in the world,” he shared, before giving her the award — and what looked like a kiss on the cheek.

Future’s performance was introduced by Olympic gold-medal-winning swimmer Michael Phelps, who revealed that he was listening to the rapper’s “Stick Talk” when he made the angry #Phelpsface that went viral during the Rio Games.

Future then delivered a live version of “F*** Up Some Commas.”

Phelps seemed to get a big kick out of presenter Jimmy Fallon being dressed as Phelps’ disgraced teammate Ryan Lochte later in the broadcast, taking photos with his smartphone of the late-night host. Fallon, making light of Lochte’s “over-exaggerated” robbery tale in Rio, told all sorts of lies, joking, for example, that he taught Drake the “Hotline Bling.”

Ariana Grande was joined by Nicki Minaj for a workout-themed rendition of “Side to Side,” with Ariana demonstrating she can sing and pedal an exercise bike at the same time.

Nick Jonas sang “Bacon” inside a diner where various guests like Joe Jonas and Joe’s band, Best New Artist winner DNCE, were sitting at tables. He eventually brought the performance to the street with the help of collaborator Ty Dolla $ign.

The Chainsmokers and Halsey came together for a live version of their hit “Closer.”

Alicia Keys was a presenter, but she performed in her own way while honoring the 53-year anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech by reciting a poem.

“If war is holy and sex is obscene, then we got it twisted in this lucid dream,” she said.

Following the poem, she sang a cappella.

The VMAs did not have a host this year. Instead, various entertainers were enlisted to cover the show.

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele offered play-by-play commentary as the characters @TheShamester and @LizardSheeple. DJ Khaled, recent Saturday Night Live star Jay Pharoah and comedienne Nicole Byer also took part in the coverage.

Prior to the VMAs ceremony, MTV aired an hour-long preshow with performances by Lukas Graham, Alessia Cara, Troye Sivan and Jidenna.

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Stephen Lang in “Don’t Breathe”; image courtesy Screen Gems/Sony(NEW YORK) — Don’t Breathe was a breath of fresh air at the box office this weekend.

The horror film ended Suicide Squad‘s three-week run in the top spot, earning an estimated 26.1 million dollars in its first three days of release.

Don’t Breathe follows three people who attempt to rob a blind war veteran, but things don’t go according to plan for them.

Suicide Squad slipped to second place after collecting 12.1 million dollars. The DC supervillain film has now made 282.9 million dollars at the domestic box office to date.

The Jason Statham action sequel Mechanic: Resurrection debuted in fifth place, raising 7.5 million dollars.

Southside with You, inspired by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama’s first date, and the biopic Hands of Stone, focusing on boxing legend Roberto Duran, both finished outside the top 10 after opening in just over 800 theaters.

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