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  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history: In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
  • 4 wounded in separate South Side shootings

    4 wounded in separate South Side shootings
    Three men and a boy were wounded in separate shootings this morning and afternoon on the city's South Side. The latest shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. on the 600 block of East 43rd Street in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood, according to Fire...
  • Skokie mayor: No arrests in shooting of 2 Skokie teens

    Skokie mayor: No arrests in shooting of 2 Skokie teens
    Police have yet to make an arrest in a Skokie shooting that killed one 17-year-old high school student and critically wounded another Sunday night. This afternoon, Mayor George Van Dusen said he was confident that an arrest will be made and...
  • 2014 Chicago homicides on decline, but shootings on rise

    2014 Chicago homicides on decline, but shootings on rise
    Homicides continue to drop in Chicago, to the lowest levels since the 1960s, but shootings remain stubbornly higher, with the numbers of incidents and victims both on the rise at the nine-month mark of 2014, according to statistics released Wednesday by...
  • Ex-NFLer Hernandez's lawyers seek to have phone evidence tossed

    FALL RIVER Mass. (Reuters) - Lawyers for ex-National Football League star Aaron Hernandez squabbled with prosecutors in court on Wednesday over whether law enforcement had legally seized his cellphone as evidence while investigating a shooting death...
  • Pennsylvania investigates death of trooper shot during training in Montco

    Pennsylvania investigates death of trooper shot during training in Montco
    An investigation is underway into the death of a 26-year-old Pennsylvania trooper who was shot and killed at a training facility in suburban Philadelphia, the state police commissioner said on Wednesday. Trooper David Kedra, a two-year veteran for the...
  • Wounded suspect in Vixen Bar shooting moved from hospital to jail

    After weeks spent in a hospital bed recovering from gunshots, the man accused of instigating an officer-involved shooting that led to an innocent woman's death was booked into the Orange County Jail on Wednesday, a jail official confirmed. Kody Roach,...
  • Murder charges for Mexican soldiers raise more questions

    The decision to charge three soldiers with murder in the June 30 killings of 22 suspected gang members was greeted with skepticism Wednesday by a public that has seen few human rights cases resolved. The incident, in which only one soldier was wounded,...
  • Drug case that won Ferguson officer Wilson an award now at risk

    Drug case that won Ferguson officer Wilson an award now at risk
    The drug case that resulted in an award for Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson is now at risk after he failed to show up for a hearing in the case Monday. The case has also raised questions about how many others may be affected by the investigation...
  • 2 dead, 5 wounded in shootings since Monday

    2 dead, 5 wounded in shootings since Monday
    Two men died and six people were wounded in separate shootings from Monday afternoon into early Tuesday, authorities said. A 25-year-old man died after being shot multiple times in the head in the Homan Square neighborhood around 10:50 p.m., said...
  • Student injured in shooting at Kentucky high school: officials

    Student injured in shooting at Kentucky high school: officials
    A student was wounded on Tuesday in a shooting at a Kentucky, high school, and police in Louisville have arrested a suspect in the incident, officials said. Louisville Police said in a statement that the victim was male and that he was being treated in a...