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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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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    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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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      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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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago