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Chicago men charged in shooting of National Basketball Association star Dwayne Wade's cousin

Britain: Two United Airlines pilots who have been arrested for suspected intoxication before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to the United States will appear in a Scottish court today, police said. "This isn't a mystery". It is not the first time Wade's family in Chicago has been affected by gun violence. Chicago police and Mayor Rahm Emanuel frequently point to gang violence and the easy availability of guns.


Officer shot in neck after protecting a father from his son

Officer shot in neck after protecting a father from his son

Moats was among the first two officers to arrive at the home after the second 911 call and with his gun drawn was attempting to take cover behind his patrol auto when Stalans opened fire. He was rushed to UT Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. Often times we take for granted that these men and women are sacrificing their lives to defend against the violence that is threatening the peaceful living in this great state.


Quinn Proposes Redistricting Plan

Quinn Proposes Redistricting Plan

The bipartisan Independent Map Amendment group had collected nearly 600,000 IL voter signatures for its second consecutive attempt at letting voters decide whether they wanted an independent commission empowered to draw Illinois' statehouse boundaries instead of political party leaders.


Dozens treated as heroin overdose spikes hit several states

Dozens treated as heroin overdose spikes hit several states

Back in OH, police found out one heroin dealer was giving the poisonous mix of heroin and carfentanil away free. On average, two deaths and 20-25 overdoses are reported weekly in Hamilton County, Synan said. JENNINGS COUNTY, Ind- Officials in Jennings County provided more information on a string of heroin overdoses that hit the area Tuesday night. Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black added that authorities suspect the heroin has been mixed with another drug.


St Paul's responds to Labrie assault victim

St Paul's responds to Labrie assault victim

When she appeared on the stand anonymously last summer, Prout described the email from Labrie asking her out on a date that she expected would go no further than a kiss. A teen who was raped during a game of sexual conquest at a prestigious New Hampshire prep school says she's no longer ashamed or afraid and plans to be a voice for others.


Victim of prep school sex assault 'not afraid or ashamed'

Victim of prep school sex assault 'not afraid or ashamed'

After failing to obey the terms of his bail while awaiting his appeal, he was sentenced to one year in prison , but released after two months. Yet upon returning, Prout told of the on-campus atmosphere being hostile, with upperclassmen boys refused to talk to her and school officials, according to Prout taking the situation lightly.