Man who shot culinary student in Lincoln Park involved in 4 more robberies, was himself shot days later near ‘The Bean’: police
Tyshon Brownlee, 19, was charged in the shooting of Dakotah Earley earlier this month. “This defendant committed this crime spree and basically terrorized this neighborhood with armed robbery after armed robbery after armed robbery,” a prosecutor said.
A lawsuit filed against the city of Chicago on behalf of Daniel Taylor accused CPD officers of beating Taylor into a false confession and coercing false confessions from six other men, one of whom fingered Taylor as having “participated” in the double-murder.
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“Look what you’ve done. Englewood still has six aldermen. … It’s gonna take an hour and a half for Altgeld Gardens residents who were taken out of my ward and put in the 10th Ward to get to their alderman,” Ald. Anthony Beale (9th), said Monday.
In addition to its performing troupe, the organization hosts the annual South Chicago Dance Festival, which is tentatively scheduled for September this year, and sponsors educational programs in 11 public schools and a youth training company.
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Two years ago, Chicago Police Officer Lowell Houser was sentenced to 10 years in prison after being convicted of second-degree murder in the 2017 shooting of Jose Nieves.
He tested positive for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. Mejia is the second Brewers player disciplined this season under Major League Baseball’s drug program.
The shooting happened just after 3 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Western Avenue, down the street from Finkl Academy, Chicago police said.
The 30-year-old Swiss international has a base salary of $7.35 million and total compensation of $8,153,000.
Summer arrived last week, even if only for a few days of record heat, and that impact leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a majority of police officers face a risk of alcohol abuse, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder, and one in four have considered suicide.
Their budgets might be rich for now with petroleum cash. But, if tackling climate change cuts into that, will they tax residents more — or reduce public services?
High-speed internet is a necessity. Students need it for classroom work. Grandparents need it to FaceTime with their grandchildren. Increasingly, workers need it to be able to work from home.
Emergency crews found the teen unresponsive on the tracks and were unable to revive her.
The child had been playing outside in the area of Cherry and Hill streets Monday afternoon when he was hit by a bus that was driving through the neighborhood after high school had let out, police said.
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His lonely wife is going crazy (and medicating with whiskey) as he sits in silence and stares into space.
Ryan Leonard found a good batch of morel mushrooms, including his personal biggest, to earn Morel of the Week with bonus points for an excellent day indicator.
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An end to gun violence will take more effective gun regulation and long-term solutions that focus on jobs, education, mental health counseling and violence intervention.
16-year-old boy shot dead in Millennium Park had big plans for his family and for his music ‘if I make it to 21.’
The Cubs opened a three-game series against the Pirates at Wrigley Field on Monday.
Johnny Cueto threw six innings of scoreless two-hit ball against the Royals on Monday. He struck out seven.
The $19.5 million PCC Primary Care Pavilion will offer a gym, dance center, demonstration test kitchen, community meeting spaces and a community garden and urban farm to Austin residents to help lower the life expectancy gap.
“I’m a big believer in earning stuff,” Keuchel said.
If legislators give social equity legislation the attention it deserves, Illinois can begin to fulfill the promises of equity and justice.
‘Like an oven’: Heat in woman’s unit was intolerable, son says after mom dies in Rogers Park senior home
Janice Reed, 68, was among three women found unresponsive Saturday at the James Sneider Apartments, 7450 N. Rogers Ave. Gwendolyn Osborne, 72, and Delores McNeely, 76, also died.
Simmons spent the first five weeks of the season on the injured list because of inflammation in his right shoulder.