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  • Kanye West and Kim Kardashian new baby girl name confirmed

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West added another geographical name to their brood. The couple’s new daughter is named Chicago West, Kardashian confirmed on Twitter Friday. Kanye, 40, was born and raised in the Windy City.    On Thursday, Kardashian, 37, shut down rumors that the pair named their newborn after Louis Vuitton. Chicago, born via surrogate on Monday,...
  • Warrant issued for Chicago Rapper who failed to show up for court!

    A judge in Los Angeles has issued an arrest warrant for Chief Keef after the Chicago rapper failed to attend a court appearance for a recent fender bender case, according to TMZ. The publication, citing law enforcement sources, reports that police responded to a minor fender bender incident involving Keef in Hollywood back in September. When authorities...
  • Twista Raises More Than $5,000 At His First Annual Toy Drive in Chicago

    Earlier this week, Hip-Hop artist Twista kicked off his first annual toy drive in Chicago, and ended the night raising more than $5,000. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Several guests like Kid Capri, DJ Terry Hunter, Sean Mac, and many more joined Twista last night for his event that collected more than $5k in...
  • 5-year-old Chicago boy shot in 2016 shoots himself in hand

    CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago police say a 5-year-old boy who was shot in the face in a drive-by shooting last year has accidentally shot himself in the hand. Police say the latest shooting happened Tuesday night at a home on the city’s South Side. Police say the boy’s father obtained...
  • Police-Ran After school Program To Help Children and Parents

    In Chicago Illinois, police officer Jennifer Maddox still stands to enforce change 4in crime rates and seeks to be a positive light on the negative crime in which continues in her neighborhood. Jennifer Maddox created an after-school for children in her neighborhood. The program is not only beneficial to children,...
  • Judges to examine if drug stash-house stings racially biased

    CHICAGO (AP) – The question of whether federal agents display racial bias by staging phony drug stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of hearings beginning Thursday in Chicago and could determine whether agencies curtail or even abandon their use nationwide. A first-of-its-kind panel of federal trial judges...
  • City of Chicago will pay $31 million in wrongful convictions

    The Chicago City Council has approved a $31 million settlement to be shared by four men who each spent more than a decade in prison for the rape and murder of a prostitute before being exonerated by DNA evidence. The police misconduct settlement approved Wednesday is one of the...
  • Former cop gets prison time for tipping off long time friend on drug raid

    An ex-cop in Chicago whom prosecutors said violated a “circle of trust” by leaking details of an undercover narcotics sting to a friend from high school was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday. Ronald T. Coleman, an 18-year veteran cop who was working on a Drug Enforcement Administration-led...
  • Chicago’s violent Thanksgiving Weekend ends with 44 people being shot

    Chicago saw its second most violent Thanksgiving holiday in recent years, with nearly four dozen shootings over the long weekend. From Wednesday afternoon to early Monday, 44 people were shot in the city, eight of them fatally, according to data kept by the Tribune. That’s down from the 70...