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Man Charged With Murder in 2016 West Side Shootings

Cook County Sheriff's Office A South Side man has been charged with murder and attempted murder for two 2016 shootings on the West Side. Joseph Brown, 25, was charged Wednesday with felony counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder, according to Chicago Police. Investigators identified Brown

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-22 18:36:29

Police: Rapper's rhymes might have caused his murder in East Chicago

CROWN POINT - A 25-year-old Gary rapper gunned down in East Chicago might have been targeted because of his rhymes, according to police. Robert S. Currie was charged Wednesday in Lake Criminal Court with murder and battery by means of a deadly weapon on allegations he fatally shot Ashanti Walden Jun

NWI.COM - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

Reports of heat-related injuries at Morton West High School

BERWYN, Ill. - Emergency crews are on the scene at Morton West High School after reports that there are people there with heat-related injuries. Aerial video showed fire engines, ambulances and police vehicles at the school, located at 2400 Home Avenue in Berwyn. No word yet on how many victims. Mor

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-22 20:34:21

"Resist rocks!"

There's a basketball expression that goes "We left it all on the floor." It means we gave gargantuan effort, all we had. That explains the dozen producers who presented at Saturday's Oak Park International Film Festival at Oak Park Public Library's free, non-juried, open to the public event. All 12

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 09:35:06

Arcada manager, St. Charles officials working to keep theater open

When the Arcada Theatre has a show - it books 250 shows annually - Ray Stone and the Riverside Pizza and Pub in downtown St. Charles feel it. "I feel like the whole city is booked when the Arcada is booked," said Stone, manager at Riverside, where he's worked for more than three years. Stone said pe

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 23:06:00

What role do student councils play in high schools?

Student councils at Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South, York and Lyons Township high schools sponsor student activities, raise money for charities and sometimes select a liasion to serve on the school board, though they don't always have a voice on school policies. But at Lyons Township High School, t

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 17:37:03

Region prep football scoreboard, Week 6

Clark 28, E.C. Central 21, FINAL Whiting 40, Hanover Central 26, FINAL Calumet 46, Lake Station 22, FINAL River Forest 52, Bishop Noll 6, FINAL Lemont 41, T.F. South 0, FINAL Morton 26, Gavit 6, FINAL Wheeler 28, South Central 16, FINAL Bowman Academy 16, Indianapolis Tindley 14, FINAL Hammond 34, W

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 15:34:00

18 Ambulances Respond to Berwyn Pep Assembly For Heat-Related Illnesses

Eighteen ambulances responded to a pep rally at Morton West High School in Berwyn Friday afternoon after nurses became inundated with students reporting heat-related illnesses, authorities said. Berwyn Fire Chief Dennis O'Halloran said the calls of heat exhaustion started coming in around 3 p.m. The

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-22 22:10:53

1 Arrested in Protest at Hotel Where Teen Was Found Dead in Freezer

One person was arrested Friday during a protest outside the Rosemont hotel where a woman was found dead inside a freezer earlier this month. A large group of demonstrators gathered around 6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel to demand justice in the case of Kenneka Jenkins. The 19-year-old Chicago woman

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-23 15:32:52

Sharp, Saad Both Set to Play for Blackhawks Thursday

The Chicago Blackhawks will play their first home game of the preseason on Thursday night, and they will be rolling out a lineup full of their biggest stars. Players like Patrick Kane, who sat out the team's first game on Tuesday in Columbus, will be in the lineup when the Blackhawks welcome the Det

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-23 14:42:30

Police: Man exposed himself by day care center near Humboldt Park

Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to someone near a day care center several months ago near Humboldt Park on the West Side. The man exposed himself to someone "in the immediate area of a child day care center in the vicinity of North and California avenues" sometime between May 22 and

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-23 14:39:00

Police find man critically wounded after Englewood shooting

Police found a man critically wounded early Saturday following an Englewood neighborhood shooting on the South Side. About 3:15 a.m., officers responding to a call of a person shot found the man lying on the ground in the 5900 block of South Sangamon with gunshot wounds to his head, chest and leg, a

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-23 09:58:00

Earthquakes: What causes them, and why they're so destructive

Image credit: National Geographic You've seen the destruction that can be caused by an earthquake, and you may have even lived through one. You also know they can be deadly. But where does the mountain-moving force of an earthquake come from? While you may think you're standing on solid ground, the

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2017-09-22 19:34:00

Field Museum Set to Host Expanded 'ID Day' Event Saturday

93 Submit a Complaint NBC 5 Chicago Curious nature-lovers can have experts check out that fossil found on the bike path or the photo of a rare bird snapped in the woodlands. The Field Museum has its annual "ID Day" Saturday. A world-renowned scientist will be available to examine clean and dry bon

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-09-22 19:10:30

Marlon Wayans: Real Life Lessons Create Great Stories

Defender Senior Staff Writer | Interviewed by Caryn Lee The Wayans name is a brand associated with big box comedy and has a solid reputation for producing a wealth of talent from one family. From the creative mind of the Wayans' eldest sibling, Keenan Ivory Wayans, and the success of "In Living Colo

CHICAGO DEFENDER - 2017-09-23 12:52:06

Kenneka Jenkins Conspiracy Theories On Social Media Are Helping No One

"All those leads have got to be followed up on." The influx of conspiracy theories centered on how exactly a Black teenager came to be found dead in a suburban Chicago hotel storage freezer has all but taken over social media feeds and timelines across the internet. But while they vary widely, they

CHICAGO DEFENDER - 2017-09-23 12:48:52

Davidson, Moncada lead White Sox over Royals 7-6

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 22: Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals is tagged out at the plate by Omar Narvaez #38 of the Chicago White Sox to end the Royals half of the 6th inning at Guaranteed Rate Field on September 22, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) CHICAGO,

WGNTV.COM - 2017-09-23 04:48:07

Crazy double play caps win for White Sox, who move out of basement

Avisail Garcia knew he needed to fire a strike from right field to home plate with the game on the line. But something went wrong. The 6-4, 240-pounder stumbled as he fielded the ball and prepared to throw. "Obviously, when he slipped, we took a little gasp," White Sox manager Rick Renteria said. Mo

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-23 04:27:00

Feat no big deal to Cougars' Blair

NEW CARLISLE - History resides somewhere in the front console storage compartment of a black Honda CRV. While the car sits all day in the student parking lot of New Prairie High School, so does the ribbon earned at last week's LaPorte Sectional golf meet. The slice of fabric means a lot. A whole lot

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 10:00:00

Muti, Mutter open CSO season on a familiar note

Most Chicago Symphony Orchestra gala performances are predictable affairs, short and sweet programs that place few demands on orchestra players or audience members. The Symphony Ball concert with which Riccardo Muti and the CSO began the 2017-18 season Friday night at Symphony Center was no exceptio

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 15:50:00