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Officials: 73-year-old man beaten in Gresham last year died 6 months later

The death of a man who was beaten last year in the South Side Gresham neighborhood and died more than six months later has been ruled a homicide. John Liberty, 73, suffered blunt force head injuries in an assault on April 1, 2017, in the 1600 block of West 79th Street, according to the Cook County M

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-17 19:40:00

Protesters shout down aldermen over Obama Presidential Center

CHICAGO -- African-American aldermen attempting to praise the Obama Foundation for hiring minority contractors were shouted down at City Hall Wednesday, as groups express concern over whether the planned presidential library could lead to displacement of low-income residents on the South Side. Membe

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-17 22:04:21

Chicago goes 6 days without a fatal shooting

For the first time since March of last year, Chicago has gone six full days without a fatal shooting. The city's last fatal shooting happened at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 11, when 33-year-old Uriah Hughes was killed and a 26-year-old man was wounded in an Austin neighborhood shooting on the West Side. Hughes

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-17 17:22:00

17 Hospitalized in Incident at Chicago Meat Authority: CFD

Chicago Police said multiple people were complaining of difficulty breathing in an incidentPublished at 9:57 AM CST on Jan 17, 2018 | Updated 6 hours ago Sky 5 footage shows the scene where 17 people were taken to area hospitals after emergency responders were called to the Chicago Meat Authority We

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-17 15:57:21

2 people wounded in Albany Park shooting

Two people were wounded in an Albany Park neighborhood shooting Wednesday evening on the Northwest Side. The 16-year-old boy and 23-year-old man were in the 4600 block of North Central Park Avenue at 6:50 p.m. when they heard shots and felt pain, according to Chicago Police. The teenage boy was shot

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 01:13:00

Mother of Brian Urlacher's son files $125M suit against him

Tyna Karageorge, the mother of Brian Urlacher's 12-year-old son, has filed a lawsuit against the former Bears great claiming he and others conspired to "paint her as a murderer," TMZ reports. Urlacher and Karageorge, then known as Robertson, had a son, Kennedy, together in 2005. Robertson had custo

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-17 21:25:00

14 Taken to Hospitals from Chicago Elementary School: CFD

At least 14 students were taken to area hospitals from a Chicago elementary school Wednesday morning after they may have ingest an "unknown substance." A Level 1 Hazmat was called at James Russell Lowell Elementary School, located at 3320 W. Hirsch on Chicago's Northwest Side, fire officials said.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-17 15:40:53

Man charged with armed robbery, attempted carjacking in East Garfield Park

A 19-year-old man was charged in connection with an armed robbery and attempted carjacking Monday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. Jesse Davis was the passenger of a ride-sharing vehicle about 9 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of North Albany when he displayed a handgun an

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 00:34:00

Man arrested on multiple grand larceny charges

A Warren County man is charged with two counts of grand larceny in two burglaries that took occurred in the parking lots of two hotels, Vicksburg police Sgt. Johnnie Edwards said. Colby Michael Ashley, 31, 407 Garden Grove Drive was being held in the Warren County Jail in lieu of $40,000 bond, accus

VICKSBURG POST - 2018-01-16 22:45:00

Drivers taken to hospital following wreck

Two people were taken to the hospital following a near head-on collision Wednesday afternoon. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said a 2014 Nissan Altima, driven by Andrea Kitchens, that was westbound on Oak Ridge Road and hit by a 2001 Ford truck, driven by David Ogan, that was eastbound around 12

VICKSBURG POST - 2018-01-18 03:26:00

Icy roads cause delays and closings in the Metro

The winter storm is continuing to cause travel problems across the state. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is advising people not to travel unless they have to because of the icy conditions of the roads. Major closures include Jackson Public Schools, Madison County Schools and Rankin County Schools.

WAPT - 2018-01-17 13:45:00

UPDATE: Hinds County DA calls Jackson murder suspect's release "unconstitutional"

A Jackson murder suspect -- deemed a danger to the community -- has been released because he was never indicted by a grand jury, a move the district attorney calls "unconstitutional." Police initially charged 21-year-old Nicholas Coats with killing 23-year-old Chelsie Lynn Kirschten on August 17, 20

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 18:56:12

Clinton police seek suspects believed tied to metro area crimes

The Clinton Police Department is working in conjunction with other local law enforcement agencies to solve a string of armed robberies around the metro area that are believed to be connected. Detectives with the Clinton Police Department, Brandon Police Department and Ridgeland Police Department bel

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-01-17 19:29:28

Water damage at Jackson apartment complex leaves two families practically homeless

Severe water damage at a Jackson apartment complex leaves two families practically homeless. Just after 4:00 Wednesday evening, the ceiling in two different units at the Sunset Plaza apartments collapsed. Water leaked from the ceiling destroyed electronics, clothing and bedding in each home. Even

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-18 04:44:19

Icy roads reported across Mississippi, especially south

'It is still hazardous to be on the roads,' officials say Updated: 11:52 AM CST Jan 17, 2018 The frigid temperatures and snow that fell on Tuesday throughout the day and night is still producing problems on Mississippi's roads. Driving around the Jackson metro may give the false impression that t

WAPT - 2018-01-17 17:52:00

Jackson's cold weather crisis over - for now

The thrust of the city's water system problems are over - for now - and has so far come at a cost of about $750,000, officials said Wednesday. "The issues created two to three weeks ago have been resolved," Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said at a news conference. "Everyone should be receiving water. T

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-01-17 23:19:32

ORDINANCE NO. 799 - The Creighton News : Public Notices


CREIGHTONNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 19:00:00

Scientists discover how to talk to kids

At Wednesday afternoon's Meet a Scientist event at the Discovery Center, Eric Sandhurst, a biomedical engineering student at the University of South Dakota, leads kids through a hands-on, team-based approach to using different materials to repair a broken "bone." Sandhurst's research involves develo

CAPITAL JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 05:38:00

Guilty: Jury Convicts Darryl Lierman Of All 8 Counts

NELIGH, NE - According to My Antelope County News, Darryl Lierman was found guilty on all eight counts on Wednesday afternoon. After about 3 1/2 hours of deliberation, the jury unanimously agreed upon his guilt. He was found guilty of three counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child, two count

KWBE.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

WPD's Stahl to make run for Codington County Sheriff

Watertown police detective Chad Stahl wants to be sheriff of Codington County and says he doesn't see a need for any new buildings. Stahl, age 41, a member of the Watertown Police Department since 2003, announced Tuesday that he is a candidate for the position of Codington County Sheriff currently h

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-01-17 00:30:00