Wed04162014

Chief Keef Sentenced to 60 Days in Juvenile Detention

    Chief Keef

    (AP) — Chicago rapper Chief Keef must spend 60 days in juvenile detention for violating probation on a gun conviction.

    Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, was sentenced last year to 18 months' probation after his conviction on aggravated unlawful use of a weapon charges for pointing a gun at police officers.

    Earlier this week, Cook County

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    Soul Children of Chicago to Sing at Inaugural Celebration

    Soul Children

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    Second Congressional District Candidates Make Their Case at Forum

      2nd District Congressional Forum

      Dolton -- Fifteen of the 22 individuals seeking the vacated seat of former Cong. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. attended a candidates' forum at a south suburban church Saturday, January 12th. The forum, hosted by Developing Communities Project, a community development organization, was moderated by WVON's Cliff Kelley.

      Neighborhood Scribe reports that the

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      Victim of Shooting at Chicago State Wanted to Join Navy, Friends Say

        ROSELAND — The 17-year-old Morgan Park High School senior killed after a melee between two top-ranked basketball teams dreamed of a better life and wanted to join the Navy, reports DNAinfo.com.

        Tyrone Lawson, who friends said was known as "Ty Meezy," was fatally shot outside Chicago State University in the 9500 block of South King Drive, according

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        Congressman Bobby Rush to Stay on House Energy Subcommittee

          (AP) — Congressman Bobby Rush has been re-elected to his position as the ranking Democratic member of a House subcommittee responsible for national energy policy.

          Rush's office said Wednesday that a unanimous vote ensured the lawmaker from Chicago will maintain his position on the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and

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