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  • 1 dead, 7 hurt in shootings since Saturday afternoon

    1 dead, 7 hurt in shootings since Saturday afternoon
    An 18-year-old woman was shot to death and seven other people, including two teenage boys, were wounded in shootings across the city since Saturday afternoon.  The woman died around 12:35 a.m. Sunday after being shot in the head in the Cragin...
  • Police release sketch of man suspected of trying to lure kids on South Side

    Police release sketch of man suspected of trying to lure kids on South Side
    Chicago police on Sunday released a sketch of a man suspected of trying to lure two children by offering them money in the Scottsdale neighborhood this month. The man tried to lure the children in the 7700 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue about 7:10 p....
  • Tribune endorsements: Cook County judicial races

    Tribune endorsements: Cook County judicial races
    Voters in Cook County will find the usual sea of judicial candidates on the ballot in the Nov. 4 election. Here's the maddening thing: You'll find more than 80 candidates seeking election or retention, but you'll have few chances to affect the outcome....
  • Barber to hip-hop stars cut it close most of his life

    Barber to hip-hop stars cut it close most of his life
    "We were drinking some ale, smoking weed and getting drunk, right?" Bilal, formerly known as Ron Walker, is sitting in his RV outside a mosque at Jefferson Boulevard and 4th Avenue in South L.A. The sun is setting fast as the short, soft-spoken man with...
  • Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News

    Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News
    In the era of status updates, Instagram filters and 140-character news alerts on Twitter, awareness in our current technological age orbits around our mobile devices. We check our screens more than 150 times a day, on average, motivated by the never-...
  • Fireworks, Guns Found In Home Of Man Arrested For Making Threat Against School

    Fireworks, Guns Found In Home Of Man Arrested For Making Threat Against School
    MILFORD — A Milford man was arrested Saturday after making a threat against Jonathan Law High School. James Piccirillo, 48, of Lansdale Avenue, was interviewed by police and determined he was not a threat to the school community. Police said the...
  • Two killed, 9 wounded in city shootings

    Two killed, 9 wounded in city shootings
    Two men were killed and nine people, including a 17-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings throughout the city since Friday evening, authorities said. A 24-year-old man was shot to death around 1 a.m. Saturday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South...
  • Family questions details of SIU student's death

    With the facts in dispute and many seeking answers regarding a Southern Illinois University student's death in February, Morton Grove Mayor Dan DiMaria held a news conference Saturday to "keep the word alive." "This is not just a tragedy," DiMaria said....
  • Police may have found remains of missing Virginia student Hannah Graham

    Police may have found remains of missing Virginia student Hannah Graham
    Virginia police may have located the remains of Hannah Graham, a University of Virginia student who has been missing since September. Speaking to reporters Saturday evening, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said officers with the...
  • Officials seek to 'keep the word alive' in SIU student's February death

    Officials seek to 'keep the word alive' in SIU student's February death
    With the facts in dispute and people seeking answers about a Southern Illinois University student's death in February, Morton Grove Mayor Dan DiMaria held a news conference Saturday to “keep the word alive.” "This is not just a tragedy,'...
  • Blotter: Liquor stolen from Jewel in Hoffman Estates

    Blotter: Liquor stolen from Jewel in Hoffman Estates
    The following items were taken from Hoffman Estates police reports: A 20-year-old Hoffman Estates man was arrested and charged with disobeying a stop sign, resisting a peace officer and possession of cannabis. He was pulled over near Governors Lane...