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'It's heartbreaking': Vigil held for slain young mother of two

CHICAGO - More than 100 people gathered at a vigil on the Far South Side Friday night to remember a young mother of two who was shot and killed the day before Thanksgiving. The family says they suspect this was an incident of domestic violence but they never expected it to end this way. Sharine Catc

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-25 02:52:08

3 Charged With Fatal Shooting Of Lyft Driver

CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people have been charged with the fatal shooting of a 53-year-old Lyft driver in April in west suburban Maywood. Denarvis Mendenhall and Trevon Thomas, both 19, and a 16-year-old are charged with a count of first degree murder, according to Maywood police. All three live in May

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 13:35:11

3 teens charged in murder of Lyft driver in April

MAYWOOD, Ill. - Three teenagers from Maywood have been charged with murdering a Lyft driver. Police say Trevon Thomas, 19, Denarvis Mendenhall, 19, and a 16-year-old male took part in the shooting death of 53-year-old Lyft driver Adaranijo Adekunte on April 26 in Des Plaines. Adekunte was found in h

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 13:09:46

Prosecutors Pursue Life Sentence For Man Charged In Teen's Murder

GLEN ELLYN, IL - Prosecutors are pushing to get a life sentence for Michael R. Jones, who is charged in the 1985 rape and murder of 15-year-old Kristy Wesselman. Wesselman's body was was found near a path in Glen Ellyn after she went missing on the way home from her high school. The trial for her mu

PATCH - 2017-11-25 02:21:17

Man shot, critically wounded in East Side

A person was critically wounded in a shooting Friday morning in the East Side neighborhood on the Far South Side. The male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot at 10:18 a.m. in the 9500 block of South Ewing, according to Chicago Police. He was being treated at the scene in critical conditi

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-24 15:47:00

Man charged after shooting at cemetery service for homicide victim

A man was charged in a shooting Wednesday afternoon at the Evergreen Park gravesite of a man who was gunned down days earlier in Palos Heights. Officers were called about 2:50 p.m. to a report of shots fired at Evergreen Cemetery, 3401 W. 87th St., Evergreen Park police said. Two male suspects were

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-24 22:51:00

Reward extended in case of Illinois girl missing since 1996

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) - A reward to help solve the case of a girl who disappeared more than 20 years ago in the Mississippi River community of Moline has been extended. The (Moline) Dispatch reports the $10,000 reward offered by the family of Trudy Appleby and Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities has been

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-11-24 23:28:02

Wheaton mosque builds bridges and Promote Peace with open house

More than 450 Visitors from local neighborhood, visited the Islamic Center of Wheaton During freezing rain in the area. ICW has invited every year since last two years. The friends and neighbors of different faiths inside to find out more about Islam's teachings and understanding their Muslim neighb

PATCH - 2017-11-24 22:35:47

Portion of I-75 closed in Sarasota Co. after fatal accident

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is assisting the Florida Highway Patrol regarding a fatal accident on Interstate 75 Thursday night. Three, possibly four, vehicles were involved in the accident that occurred in the northbound lanes at mile marker 199. One vehicle w

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-24 02:01:36

Fatal crash blocks lanes on I-75 in Sarasota County

A fatal crash Thursday night on Interstate 75 at mile marker 199 closed the northbound lanes between Laurel Road and State Road 681. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office was assisting the Florida Highway Patrol while FHP investigates. WWSB-TV in Sarasota reports that multiple vehicles were involved

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-24 07:12:00

Missing Sarasota teen may have witnessed a murder

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - According to new court documents, missing Sarasota teen, Jabez Spann, may have witnessed a homicide one week before his disappearance. Spann was last seen on Sept. 4 at a family barbecue, near 22nd Street in Sarasota. An affidavit in the case of 55-year-old Reginald Parker reve

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-24 22:25:00

Sarasota Ballet program features works by Ashton, Balanchine and Gomes

"Metropolitan," The Sarasota Ballet's second program of the 2017-208 season, will feature a trio of works with connections to New York City, America's dance capital. They include a company premiere of George Balanchine's "Theme and Variations," the late New York City Ballet director's tribute to imp

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 18:20:22

HIGHER EDUCATION: At USF Sarasota-Manatee, career advisers lay foundation for success

The purpose of any university program is student success. Our students only succeed if they gain the skills and knowledge they need to effectively take on fulfilling careers, engage in their community and enter the next phase of their lives. At USF Sarasota-Manatee, the path to student success start

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 22:32:04

Fire department saves elephants headed to Sarasota

CHATTANOOGA, TN (WWSB) - The Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a bizarre call having to save African elephants from Interstate 24. The elephants were travelling from Georgia and headed to their winter home in Sarasota, FL. The three elephants are named Makia, Lou, and Lovie. The semi-truck th


Cops Corner: Sarasota 11.22.17

9:24 a.m. - 1400 block of First Street Misc. officer: A parking employee reported that the owner of a car with a wheel-immobilizing boot on it appeared to have attempted to move the vehicle. The owner left the car in a parking garage and was told the car would get towed if it was not removed before


Sarasota teacher gets outpouring of book donations after Irma

SARASOTA - When eighth grade language arts teacher Danielle Forbes walked into her classroom at Brookside Middle School after the campus was used as a pet-friendly shelter during Hurricane Irma, she was shocked by what she found. Nearly 200 books that had filled her two connected classrooms were sim

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Santa letters sought for Dec. 20 edition

Santa Claus is coming to town next month, and there is no time to pout or cry. There is time, however, to jot down those items you want to find under the tree on Christmas morn. The Advocates and Dayton News once again are acting as an emissaries for Santa Claus and collecting letters that will be f

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 06:53:00

Volunteers sought for Clothe-A-Child events in Atascocita, Crosby

Socks and underwear may not be some people's idea of an exciting Christmas gift, but when Keenan Smith asked a young recipient of the Clothe-A-Child project what he was most excited for, that was the child's response. The Crosby Clothe-A-Child is a program implemented by Crosby Care International, a

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 23:58:00

One killed, two hospitalized after 18-wheeler runs red light, police say

A man was killed early Friday after police say an 18-wheeler truck ran a red light and hit his vehicle in Humble. Two other people - including one taken by Life Flight in serious condition -- were hospitalized, Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies said. Officers were dispatched to F.M. 1960 near

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 12:21:00

Sterling Star marching in Macy's Thanksgiving parade

Every year Kyleigh Shea Motley watches the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from the comfort of her home, but come today the Ross S. Sterling Star wont be watching, she'll be dancing in it. "The day I found out I was selected as an All-Star dancer; I went home and asked my grandmother if it was possib