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CHA CEO's Son Arrested In Murder

INDIANAPOLIS (CBS) - The 18-year-old son of the Chicago Housing Authority CEO was arrested in connection to a fatal shooting Sunday in Indianapolis. Eugene Jones was arrested Tuesday evening after he turned himself in at the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Headquarters, according to a st

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 03:14:00

3 charged after exchange of gunfire with Chicago Police

Three people have been charged after an exchange of gunfire with Chicago Police officers late Sunday in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. A 15-year-old boy faces one felony count each of aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, ac

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 10:41:00

Son of Chicago Housing Authority CEO facing murder charges

INDIANAPOLIS - The son of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO was charged with murder in Indianapolis. Eugene Jones, 18, was arrested Tuesday after turning himself in. Jones is accused in the shooting death of Deante Williams, 18, in what appeared to be a robbery gone bad. Police said Williams w

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-20 23:26:28

21 schoolchildren among 248 dead in powerful Mexico earthquake

A magnitude 7.1 quake toppled dozens of buildings, broke gas mains and sparked fires claiming almost 248 lives on September 19, 2017 in Mexico City. The temblor occurred less than two weeks after another powerful quake killed at least 98 people in southern Mexico. It also hit just hours after emerge

INDIATRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:21:50

Murdered nephew of Chicago cop was 'laid back, funny,' friend says

Chaneice Murphy said she can't believe her friend Issac Harper was killed Tuesday night. It seemed like only yesterday, she said, that he was jokingly chasing after her, calling her "snack girl." Murphy knew Harper from their time at Perspectives Charter School - where he was known as a laid back an

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 21:27:00

Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition to push city for ordinance

"Our dignity and our humanity will not be pushed aside," said Jay Travis as she announces that the Obama Library South Side Community Benefits Agreement Coalition (CBA Coalition) is seeking an ordinance that would require the Obama Foundation to sign a community benefits agreement during a CBA Coali

HPHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 10:17:04

Officials conducting death investigation at suburban home

FOREST PARK, Ill. - Police from several different departments are conducting a death investigation in Forest Park. Officers have been on the scene at a home in the 7700 block of Adams St since midafternoon Wednesday. A body of a man was found inside the home. Neither the identity nor the age has bee

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-21 02:02:25

Column: Fall real estate market 'can be chock-full of opportunity'

Fall is upon us, and there's a nervousness that permeates the air - both in life and in the real estate market - at this time of year, says Greer Haseman, a Realtor with @properties in Oak Park. "You realize that the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer," said Haseman. "A rush

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 15:12:57

Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur And Sukkot 2017: Everything You Need To Know

On Sept. 20 at sundown, Rosh Hashanah will kick off a new year on the Jewish calendar, which is quickly followed by two more Jewish holidays, Yom Kippur and Sukkot. Whether you are celebrating it with friends for the first time or have celebrated before but want to learn more, here's a brief guide t

PATCH - 2017-09-20 20:39:33

'A legacy piece': Mural honoring Gwendolyn Brooks unveiled at namesake school in Oak Park

In a year in which Gwendolyn Brooks would have celebrated her 100th birthday, the late poet now has a larger presence at the Oak Park school bearing her name. Oak Park District 97 officials and the Oak Park Education Foundation held a special reception Sept. 19 to unveil a tribute mosaic outside of

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 20:31:00

Sandwich delivery driver's car stolen in Oak Park

Police in Oak Park are investigating after a sandwich delivery driver reported his car was stolen. According to a police summary, a man was driving in his 2005 Lincoln Town Car west in the 1000 block of South Boulevard when he heard something strike his car between 10:18 a.m. and 10:19 a.m. Sept. 16

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 18:10:00

Brookfield Library Presents STEAM Fest

Bring the whole family to the Brookfield Public Library's inaugural STEAM Fest on Saturday, September 30 from 1-3 p.m. Explore, engineer and engage with the many different facets of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Families can drop by the Library, 3600 Grand Boulevard,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 17:03:52

Shout Out: Vickie Jarosz, optician at Costco

Vickie Jarosz of Elmwood Park works at Costco in Melrose Park. She said she likes her job because she's able to connect with old friends who shop at the store. Q: Where did you grow up and go to school? A: I grew up on the north side of Chicago, right by St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. I went to Mot

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:59:39

3 students hospitalized in Maywood after ingesting unknown substance

MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Maywood police are investigating after three students were hospitalized for ingesting an unknown substance on school grounds. The family of one of the students who was taken to hospital told WGN that the children unwittingly consumed what they believed to have been cocaine. The fami

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-20 23:14:17

Ayesha Curry Is Newest CoverGirl Ambassador

CoverGirl is on a roll these days, as the cosmetics giant has announced two major celebrity ambassadors in less than a week. First, the lovely Issa Rae was named the latest CoverGirl ambassador and now Ayesha Curry has also been added to rep the beauty brand. Source: Joe Scarnici / Getty Celebrity c

CHICAGO DEFENDER - 2017-09-21 14:43:48

Mitchell Museum marks 40 years of celebrating Native American cultures

In 1917, a young John Mayo Mitchell embarked on a series of life-changing trips when his family visited an uncle that was working as an agent on an Osage Nation reservation in Oklahoma. The young boy was enamored with the incredible depth of culture and unique artwork of the Osage people, a far cont

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-21 12:30:00

Rockin' roadshow features three Regionites

Three former Region rockers return home this weekend to showcase their latest musical project -- The Traveling Brothers Electric Roadshow -- performing Saturday at Leroy's Hot Stuff (333 W. U.S. 20) in Porter. Showtime is 8 p.m. More: 219-926-6211. Bobby Love and J.J. Garcia are natives of Chesterto

NWI.COM - 2017-09-21 15:30:00

Illinois court upholds murder conviction of Drew Peterson

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, that the use of hearsay testimony to convict Peterson in the death of his third wife was proper i

NWI.COM - 2017-09-21 14:46:38

In the MIXX: Not "Trumpism," It's Realism for Blacks; Lena Waithe Is Black Girl Magic

What happens when the village fails? A report was released by the Census data, Chicago's Black population has fallen as the Hispanic population has risen by .4 percent. Now, billed as the second largest ethnic group at 29.7 percent compared to Black Chicagoans at 29.3 percent-the rise is contributed

CHICAGO DEFENDER - 2017-09-21 12:59:16

CTA Worker Injured After Touching Third Rail

Choose Chicago A CTA worker was injured when she made contact with the electrified third rail Wednesday morning on the North Side. The flagger was holding a piece of metal equipment near the Wilson station at 4620 N. Broadway about 9:50 a.m. when she inadvertently touched the third rail, according t

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-21 00:07:05