Jasmine Franklin


Jasmine Franklin is a former Chicago Sun-Times intern.

A Kane County jury found 39-year-old Christopher J. Turecek guilty of home invasion and aggravated battery, both felonies.
Joseph Marciniak was last seen Wednesday near 107th Street and Avenue B.
Dmarco Whitman, 22, of Rockford, was taken into custody after detectives spotted him at approximately 9 p.m. in the 1000 block of Garnett Street, according to Evanston Police.
James Malone, 29, of Aurora, is charged with aggravated DUI, reckless homicide and a number of related traffic offenses in the death of Gus Bester Jr., police said.
Joseph Jones, 43, was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to Chicago police.
Ryshaun Williams, 19, was last seen in the 8700 block of South Morgan Street, Chicago police said.
A few hours after the burglary, Angelo Rodrigez contacted the man and said he had some landscaping equipment for sale, the sheriff’s office said.
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