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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....
  • Police: Boy, 15, charged with murder in death of teen

    Police: Boy, 15, charged with murder in death of teen
    A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder following the slaying last week of a 16-year-old boy who was inside an apartment when he was shot in the neck on the Southwest Side, police said. The suspect, who is not being identified by police, is...
  • Testimony Wraps Up In New Britain Murder Trial

    NEW BRITAIN — The uncle of accused murderer Jonathan Gibbs took responsibility for the 2013 fatal shooting of Issaac Smith last year, Gibbs' ex-girlfriend testified Monday. "He said that he was the one who shot the gun," Jessica Crebase said....
  • 2 U.S. marshals, NYPD detective wounded; California fugitive killed

    California fugitive killed in N.Y.; U.S. marshals, detective wounded
    People start new lives for all kinds of reasons, leave all sorts of things behind. But when Charles Mozdir vanished in 2012, he left behind the kind of trouble in sunny Coronado, Calif., that people don’t forget. Two of Mozdir’s best friends...
  • Homewood cop fired after shooting dog

    Homewood cop fired after shooting dog
    A police officer in southwest suburban Hometown was fired today days after fatally shooting shooting a dog in front of a 6-year-old girl, officials said. The dog's owners said their one-year-old German Shepherd mix, named Apollo, had run out the front...
  • Hometown cop fired after shooting dog

    Cop fired after shooting dog in front of girl, 6
    A police officer in southwest suburban Hometown has been fired days after fatally shooting a dog in front of a 6-year-old girl, officials said. The dog's owners said their 1-year-old German Shepherd mix, named Apollo, had run out the front door of their...
  • Jury Finds Hartford Man Guilty Of Fatal Shooting In 2011

    HARTFORD — A jury has found a 32-year-old city man guilty of murder for fatally shooting another man outside a city bar in 2011. In addition to murder, Andre Gill was convicted Wednesday of carrying a pistol without a permit, making a false...
  • Eight people shot over the weekend in Baltimore

    Eight people shot over the weekend in Baltimore
    Robbery is believed to be the motive in at least two of the eight shootings that occurred over the weekend in Baltimore, police said. Sunday evening, a 46-year-old man was found shot in the torso and arm at North Payson and West Fayette streets. Police...
  • Is Obama trying to get impeached to distract us?

    Is Obama trying to get impeached to distract us?
    Please pay very close attention to this column, because the Obama administration will probably attempt to distract you as you're reading. That distraction could come in the form of lawless government overreach or an outbreak of international violence....
  • Cops: Concealed carry permit holder shoots at armed robbery suspect

    86-year-old won't be charged in concealed carry shooting, prosecutors say
    Authorities have decided not to file charges against an 86-year-old Crestwood man who fired his legal weapon at an armed robbery suspect who was fleeing police, the Cook County state’s attorney’s office said today. The man, whom...
  • Jury acquits man in fatal shooting of former Simeon, Eastern Michigan football star

    Jury acquits man in fatal shooting of former Simeon football star
    A Detroit man charged in last fall’s fatal shooting of former Simeon football standout Demarius Reed was acquitted by a jury Monday evening. Ed Jemeal Thomas, 21, was accused of handing a gun to a friend who then shot and killed Reed during an...