Chicago police officer who shot and seriously wounded unarmed 13-year-old boy relieved of police powers pending investigation
During a news conference earlier in the week, Police Supt. David Brown declined to offer any clear defense of the officer, saying, “I’m not going to testify for the officer. No, the officer needs to write his own statement.”
Once again, Chicago’s top cop on defensive over gun violence, this time after mass shooting at trouble-spot on Near North Side
Shootings have been spiking downtown for much of the year. The 18th police district, where the shooting occurred, has logged the most homicides in 17 years and the most shootings since at least 2010.
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A year after South Side apartment residents asked a judge to address awful living conditions, it’s decision time
City Hall and HUD now agree: People shouldn’t have to live in the conditions faced by residents of the badly run, federally subsidized Ellis Lakeview Apartments in North Kenwood.
Alabama’s Nick Saban accuses Texas A&M of buying players through NILs, and Aggies coach Jimbo Fisher doesn’t like it one bit.
Jessie Buckley stars as a traumatized widow feeling menaced by a series of guys all played (brilliantly) by Rory Kinnear.
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“That’s the best that we can hope for, that however long Monty and Rose were going to be with us ... their young would go on to continue their story.”
The team has a waiting list of 140,000 for 81,441-seat Lambeau Field, which means a long time on the list.
Lesly Morales has been missing since late April, family said.
“I truly believe the greatest symbol of evil in our time is a child lying in a casket, slaughtered by violence. How many people have to die and children slaughtered before we say, ‘Enough!?’ ”
Shootings are up 225% in the 18th District, which includes the McDonald’s where the mass shooting occurred. In the 1st District, which covers parts of downtown and the Loop, shootings are up 100%.
Family member who arranged a party for bride-to-be is chided for not giving a present as well.
Ongoing studies at Nachusa Grasslands, and other places, tells more about ornate box turtles and their place as shown by a day with Matt Allender and his team as well as John Rucker and his Boykin spaniels.
Black women coined the phrase “reproductive justice,” which is grounded in Black feminism and human rights.
A man, 46, was crossing the street in the 5600 block of West Irving Park Road about 10:50 p.m. when he was fatally struck by a motorcyclist going west, police said.
Tiger Woods winced his way to a 4-over 74 on the same course where he won the 2009 PGA.
The 21-year-old went into the water with friends about 8:10 p.m. in the 9800 block of South Walton Drive, Chicago police said.
Stroman held the Diamondbacks to two earned runs in five innings in the Cubs’ 3-1 loss.
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‘Supremely negligent’: Judge scolds mom after gun in her child’s backpack goes off, wounds student at Disney Magnet School
Heading to ‘high’ risk? City, county public health chiefs split in predictions for Chicago area’s COVID-19 future
Cook County launches guaranteed income pilot program; thousands of residents to get $500 a month for 2 years
Lizbeth Aguilar and her sister Alejandra Lopez were last seen May 12 in the 4400 block of West Montana Street, according to Chicago police.
The long-running case involves charges that the companies sought to manipulate prices in 2011.
Manya Chappel faces a charge of first-degree murder in the January drive-by shooting of 24-year-old Demarco Strawder.
What is there to say about cynical opportunists like Tucker Carlson and his Fox News colleagues ,who peddle this poison for fun and profit?
For the past 13 years, Urban Prep Academies, with campuses downtown, in Bronzeville and in Englewood — has boasted that 100% of its graduating seniors are accepted to four-year colleges.
Critical local and state contests this November will determine who counts the votes in 2024. Those unsexy races could make the difference in 2024 between an election and a coup.
Isaac Corona, who was on parole, was charged with the murder of Justin Gamino in a drive-by shooting, while Antonio Gonzalez, who was out on bond, was charged with attempted murder of a police officer following the incident Monday in Englewood.