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Roseland Teen, 16, Fatally Shot

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    (AP) — Police in Chicago are investigating the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old girl.

    Authorities say Taylor Fitting was shot in the head late Monday in the Roseland neighborhood on the city's South Side.

    Police officials say the injured Morgan Park High School student was dropped off at Roseland Community Hospital. Investigators are trying to

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Johnson Publishing Historic Photo Archive Available to Public

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      Johnson Publishing Company, publisher of EBONY and JET magazines and the owner of Fashion Fair Cosmetics, is opening its historic photo archive to the public.

      The "Ebony Collection", curated by Chairman Linda Johnson Rice, features 2,000 exclusive images documenting over 70 years of Black experience in the United States.

      "Since 1942, my family

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Man Shot During Carjacking in Bronzeville Neighborhood

        Ambulance - Revised
        An alleged carjacker shot a man in the leg while taking his cash and his minivan Monday night, police said.

        The shooting happened just outside the victim's green Mercury Villager on the 440 block of East 49th Street, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

        The alleged carjacker drove off in the minivan at about 9:45 p.m., but police

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago

        CTA to Roll Out Jeffery Jump Express Buses

          A scaled-back version of an express commuting service called bus rapid transit is scheduled to debut Monday between the Loop and the South Side.

          The Jeffery Jump will operate on the No. 14 Jeffery Express route, which travels between 103rd Street and Stony Island Avenue, and Washington and Jefferson streets downtown. The double-long Jeffery Jump

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          • Written by The Chicago Defender
          • Category: Chicago