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Dec 4, 2018
A 27-year-old man fatally shot a 25-year-old woman Monday evening before turning the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide on the city’s South Side, Chicago police said. The pair had argued before the shooting around 8:15 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Bennett Avenue in the South Shore...
Dec 3, 2018
A Chicago police officer is under investigation, after hitting a teenager in the head while holding a pair of handcuffs last week at the Roosevelt subway station on the Red Line....
Nov 30, 2018
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says her investigation in to priest sex abuse has discovered more names of abusers than were previously disclosed. Madigan asked for records from all the Illinois Catholic dioceses after the bombshell report from a Pennsylvania grand jury. Late Wednesday night the Archdiocese issued a press...
Nov 29, 2018
Sullivan-Knoff sued the City of Chicago in federal court, arguing that its ban on the exposure of “female breasts” in establishments that serve liquor is unconstitutional....
Nov 21, 2018
Convicted sex offender Christopher Colon was working as a tour manager at the former John Hancock Center’s observatory four months ago when the Chicago Tribune revealed he was under federal investigation for disturbing new allegations involving child-sex fantasies. A Tribune reporter who visited the observatory at 875 North Michigan Avenue...
Nov 20, 2018
Jimenez was shot in the lobby of the hospital by a man who shot a woman in an apparently domestic-related dispute and a pharmaceutical assistant, police officials said at a Monday evening news conference. In a statement to officers, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson called Jimenez’s shooting a “despicable act of...
Nov 19, 2018
White House officials have reportedly sent a letter to CNN’s Jim Acosta indicating that they will suspend his press pass again once the temporary restraining order that required them to restore Acosta’s credentials expires, CNN reported late Sunday. The 14-day order was issued Friday, and unless the judge extends it,...
Nov 16, 2018
A former guard at the federal jail in downtown Chicago pleaded guilty Thursday to pocketing bribes in return for smuggling synthetic marijuana, at least one cellphone and cigarettes to an incarcerated Latin Kings gang leader. Rafael Lizak admitted smuggling the contraband into the Metropolitan Correctional Center at least four times...
Nov 15, 2018
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Nov 15, 2018
Rape and sexual assault are issues that have dominated the headlines recently. The response to those stories – whether they are about Brett Kavanaugh, Bill Cosby, or #MeToo – reveals a divide among Americans on what to do when someone says they’ve been assaulted. As a society, we are still...