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  • The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews

    The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews
    Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
  • Schools, roads reopen amid Eric Frein search

    Schools, roads reopen amid Eric Frein search
    Students in the Pocono Mountain School District returned to school Tuesday under tight security as police continued to search for Eric Frein, the survivalist and military buff accused of fatally shooting one state trooper and seriously wounding another....
  • Charges filed in slaying of boy, 16, in Old Town

    Charges filed in slaying of boy, 16, in Old Town
    A 19-year-old man on parole on a gun conviction has been charged in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Old Town on the Near North Side last week. Quinton Evans and another person rode up on bicycles and opened fire with semi-automatic weapons,...
  • Multiple-victim shootings have reached 'an alarming rate,' FBI says

    WASHINGTON Active-shooter incidents, in which gunmen try to kill people in a populated area, are becoming more common and more deadly, according to a first-of-its-kind FBI study released Wednesday. In often chilling detail, the FBI study reveals that...
  • Pentagon sends weapons, other materials to Georgia colleges, schools

    ATLANTA Scenes this summer of police in armored vehicles and riot gear launching tear gas on protesters in Ferguson, Mo., have brought increased scrutiny of a federal program that transfers surplus military supplies to local law enforcement agencies....
  • John Kass: Jimmy Fallon's coming, but where are the activists?

    If Jimmy Fallon really wants to grab Mayor Rahm Emanuel's attention when he brings "The Tonight Show" to Chicago for another mutual ear-licking session, Jimmy might ask this: When will Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson Sr. show up in Chicago to show...
  • Hampton man sentenced to 23 years for murder

    Hampton man sentenced to 23 years for murder
    HAMPTON — The judge said he struggled to reconcile the two pictures painted of the defendant who sat before him Wednesday. One was of a young man from a good family who helped the sick and disabled. Another was of a young man convicted of...
  • Parolee charged in 2012 murder on Near West Side

    Parolee charged in 2012 murder on Near West Side
    A Chicago man on parole in an unrelated gun case has been charged in the murder of a southwest suburban man in 2012 on the Near West Side, authorities said. Kyle Howard, 33, who is charged with the killing of Devon Paramore, 33, was ordered held without...
  • Two victims identified in shooting at UPS facility in Alabama

    BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - Authorities on Wednesday released the names of the victims killed a day earlier in a murder-suicide at a UPS facility in Alabama, where police said an employee who had been fired shot dead two supervisors before turning the gun...
  • UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified

    UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified
    Authorities on Wednesday released the names of the victims killed a day earlier in a murder-suicide at a UPS facility in Alabama, where police said an employee who had been fired shot dead two supervisors before turning the gun on himself. The victims in...
  • Ferguson police chief to family of Michael Brown: 'I'm truly sorry'

    Ferguson police chief to family of Michael Brown: 'I'm truly sorry'
    Nearly seven weeks after the shooting death of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white officer in Ferguson, Mo., the city’s police chief issued an apology to Brown’s family Thursday, saying he was “deeply sorry” for...