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Prince Harry, Gloria Estefan, and Chance the Rapper among headliners at Obama Foundation summit

October 14, 2017 4:30 am
Prince Harry, Gloria Estefan, and Chance the Rapper among headliners at Obama Foundation summit

The gathering in the Obamas’ hometown is being organized by their eponymous foundation, which is also building the former president’s library in the Midwestern US city where Obama got his political start Former US president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle are planning a star-studded gathering at the end of […]

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Chicago will not be blackmailed, suing US President Donald Trump over immigration laws

August 7, 2017 11:32 am
Chicago will not be blackmailed, suing US President Donald Trump over immigration laws

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (R), Chicago Corporation Counsel Ed Siske (C) and Chicago Police Department (CPD) Superintendent Eddie Johnson partake in a press conference on immigration enforcement policies, in Chicago, Illinois, August 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Chicago is taking legal action against the US Justice Department over its threats […]

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US city of Chicago violence leaves 66 shot, 8 dead during July 4th holiday

July 5, 2017 8:39 am
US city of Chicago violence leaves 66 shot, 8 dead during July 4th holiday

Chicago police officers work at the scene where three people were shot, one fatally, in the 4200 block of South State Street on July 2, 2017, in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago. (Photo by Chicago Tribune) The US city of Chicago has celebrated a bloody Fourth of July weekend, with […]

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US President Donald Trump sending federal troops to help fight ‘crime and killings in Chicago’

June 30, 2017 3:57 pm
US President Donald Trump sending federal troops to help fight ‘crime and killings in Chicago’

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson arrives at a news conference in Chicago, Illinois, the US, on September 21, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) US President Donald Trump has decided to send federal troops to Chicago to help fight street violence and drug trafficking. “We are foundationally changing the way we fight […]

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Three Chicago officers indicted in shooting death of Laquan McDonald

June 28, 2017 2:15 pm
Three Chicago officers indicted in shooting death of Laquan McDonald

Laquan McDonald was shot and killed by a white police officer in October of 2014. (File photo) Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges over conspiracy to cover up the actions of a white officer who fatally shot and killed African-American Laquan McDonald. Officer Jason Van Dyke shot […]

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US Supreme Court takes up fight over Iran artifacts in Chicago museums

June 27, 2017 10:30 pm
US Supreme Court takes up fight over Iran artifacts in Chicago museums

A exterior view of the US Supreme Court, June 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Via AFP) The US Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether ancient Persian artifacts held by two Chicago museums can be seized to enforce a $71 million judgment against Iran. The case has grown out of […]

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Six killed in separate shootings in Chicago

May 15, 2017 12:30 am
Six killed in separate shootings in Chicago

Six people were killed and at least 15 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening. At least six people have been killed and more than a dozen others injured in separate shootings across the US city of Chicago since Friday evening, a report says. The most […]

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Fatal shooting killed two in Chicago including toddler captured on Facebook live

February 16, 2017 10:00 am
Fatal shooting killed two in Chicago including toddler captured on Facebook live

WARNING: Distressing content Two-year-old Lavontay was pronounced dead at hospital along with his aunt’s boyfriend. A two-year-old boy was murdered in Chicago on Mondayafternoon in a gang-related shooting that was streamed on Facebook Live. Toddler Lavontay White was riding in a car with his pregnant 20-year-old aunt Breunna Devonte and […]

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Chicago teen girls shot in head in separate incidents

February 12, 2017 10:30 pm
Chicago teen girls shot in head in separate incidents

Chicago police search for evidence at the scene of a shooting in Chicago, Illinois, on February 11, 2017. (Photo via the Chicago Tribune) Two teenage girls have been shot in the head in separate incidents less than 30 minutes apart in Chicago, Illinois. A police bulletin released on Sunday said […]

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Chicago ends 2016 with 762 homicides, opens 2017 with 2 deaths

January 2, 2017 11:30 am
Chicago ends 2016 with 762 homicides, opens 2017 with 2 deaths

Chicago police investigate a shooting in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue on December 31, 2016. (Photo by The Chicago Tribune) Two people have lost their lives in a shooting incident in the US city of Chicago, where 762 people became victims of gun violence in 2016, according to […]

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