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Whenever I saw Charlie Lipshitz, the first thing I noticed was not his broad smile or glistening eyes. It was B8904. How could it not be? That was the number tattooed on Charlie Lipshitz's left arm by the Nazi's in 1944 when he was 14. Through his guile - and, as he put it, "pure luck and some higher ... Holocaust
A woman was wounded when someone shot at her car Tuesday night in west suburban North Aurora. About 10:40 p.m., the 24-year-old Sugar Grove woman had driven her silver Chevrolet Malibu to the 200 block of Linn Court in North Aurora to pick up a 32-year-old Aurora man, according to a ...
The Tribune employees' efforts to organize are being aided by the Chicago News Guild, the union that represents employees from the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Reader. "We're thrilled that the Tribune editorial employees have chosen to organize," said David Roeder, a former Sun-Times ... staffers
But Emanuel said he and Griffin are eye to eye on the need to improve Chicago. He also pointed out that the conservative Griffin supported him in his first successful bid for Congress back in 2002. "We don't have the same party affiliation," Emanuel said in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, "but ... crime
Three Chicago Department of Aviation police officers remove Dr. David Dao from United Airlines Flight 3411 on April 9, 2017. email
She even made sure the children carried themselves well," Pops Staples once told the Chicago Sun-Times. "And she was always there after a tour or concert with our favorite meal." Yvonne Staples started singing in church in the 1940s.
Police investigate a car for any evidence near the scene of a fatal shooting Sunday morning on the 9200 block of S Langley Avenue. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times. A 25-year-old man was shot and killed early Sunday in the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side. About 1:10 a.m., Terrance Ford was ...
A man was wounded in a shooting Sunday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The 25-year-old was shot in the arm about 2:45 p.m. in the 100 block of North Long, according to Chicago Police. The circumstances of the shooting weren't known. He showed up at West Suburban Medical Center ...
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A person was injured in a house fire Saturday morning in northwest suburban East Dundee. Fire crews responded at 10:44 a.m. to the home in the first block of East Dundee and found heavy fire coming from the garage, according to the East Dundee and Countryside Fire Protection District. The blaze was ...
Trump tweets on Easter that Mexico is doing next to "NOTHING" to stop illegal immigration and laughs "at our dumb immigration laws." | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo. By. Lynn Sweet · @lynnsweet | email. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump couldn't restrain himself on this Easter and Passover ...
Fire fighters were called about 1 p.m. to a mobile home fire at 71 Wilson Ct., which they extinguished, the Porter County Coroner said. In the rear of the home, two male persons were found dead, the coroner said. Both people suffered injuries from the fire, but their manners of death were pending an autopsy ...
A woman was stabbed on a CTA bus Sunday night in the Magnificent Mile, resulting in a minor cut. About 10:15 p.m., the 30-year-old woman was sitting on a bus driving north in the 600 block of Michigan Avenue when a female person seated behind her stabbed the woman in the back of the head with an ...

A man was arrested Friday after the mother of his child was killed in a hit-and-run crash in south suburban Country Club Hills. Officers were called about 7:20 p.m. for reports of a man hitting a child inside a stopped vehicle in the 3400 block of Sangamon Street in Steger, according to a statement from Steger ...
The call comes in a letter to the editor Brown submitted this week to the Chicago Sun-Times. The feds revealed last week that an employee once told investigators the “going rate” for a job in her office was about $10,000, that a “bagman” collected money for the clerk and that her employees generally had ...
Charges have been filed against a man who allegedly shot two other men early Friday at a southwest suburban Joliet bar, killing one of them and critically wounding the other. Two men were shot early Friday, one of them fatally, at a bar in southwest suburban Joliet. Authorities were called about the ...
Three people have been killed and at least 9 others have been wounded, including two teenage boys, in citywide shootings since Friday evening. In the latest fatal shooting, two people were killed in a Little Village neighborhood auto shop on the Southwest Side, according to Chicago Police. Officers ...
Jose E. Belmonte, 20, and Omar J. Colin, 19, both from Cicero, were arrested Monday morning as they walked through Riverside carrying backpacks full of property that would be reported stolen that night, according to Riverside police. Jose Belmonte (left) and Omar Colin were charged with burglarizing ...
Most recently, a 25-year-old man was shot three times early Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood on the North Side. The man was walking about 2:30 a.m. in the 2900 block of N. Kedzie when he heard shots and felt pain. He was shot in the leg three times, Chicago Police said. The man was taken to ...
Police are searching for a 26-year-old man who was reporting missing from the North Side Goose Island neighborhood. Steven Nunley was last seen Saturday about 10:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of North Larrabee, according to Chicago Police. He was wearing a black coat, dark blue jeans, and black Nike ...
A Chicago Sun-Times analysis found that more than 25 percent of the money contributed to Illinois political campaigns in the past two years has come from the pockets of four men: Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker, Rauner supporter Kenneth Griffin and disgruntled, former ...
A 3-year-old boy was fatally struck by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon in southwest suburban Joliet. Shortly before 4 p.m., Mateo Alvarez was riding a tricycle in the 600 block of Landau Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle, the Will County Coroner's office said. Alvarez was taken to Silver Cross Hospital ...
A 2017 Pew Research Center survey found that roughly 70 percent of white Evangelical adults said they believe abortion “should be illegal in all or most cases.” A similar percentage of white “mainline” Protestants said they think abortion “should be legal in all or most cases.” Robert Herguth.
A woman was carjacked at gunpoint early Sunday in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The woman, 48, was parking her vehicle when one unknown offender knocked on her window and demanded she exit the vehicle and another unknown offender entered her vehicle from the ...
The 45-year-old was arguing with someone he knew about 12:40 a.m. in the 2400 block of W. Madison when the person took out a knife and stabbed him in the abdomen, Chicago Police said. The man told police the stabbing was an accident and that he did not want the person who stabbed him arrested, ...
Officers respond to a shooting early Saturday that left two people wounded in south suburban Harvey. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times. Tom Schuba · email. Sign-Up for our Newsletter Sign-Up. A man was killed and another person was wounded in a shooting early Saturday in south suburban Harvey.
White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner walk to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Aug. 4, 2017. White House staff secretary Porter has resigned following allegations of domestic abuse ...
Lerone Bennett Jr. was interviewed for the documentary "DuSable to Obama," which aired in 2010 on WTTW-Channel 11. | File photo. Maureen O'Donnell · @suntimesobits | email. Sign-Up for our Newsletter Sign-Up. Lerone Bennett Jr., who wrote influential books on African-American history and ...
Shomari Legghette is charged in the shooting death of Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer. | CPD Photo. Andy Grimm · @agrimm34 | email. Sign-Up for our Newsletter Sign-Up. A repeat felon with a decades-long rap sheet was held without bond on Thursday for the murder of Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul ...
Dr. Igor Nichiporenko (left), Medical Director of Trauma Surgeons, and Dr. Evan Boyar), Medical Director of Emergency Surgeons, both of the Broward Health Emergency facility where victims of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were treated, speak to the media in Parkland, Florida on ...
DEAR ABBY: My wife gave birth to our twin girls almost a year ago, and for the most part, things have been great. They are happy and healthy, but I'm not sure how happy my wife is. I'm afraid she may be suffering from postpartum depression, but she won't see anyone about it. She's always putting the girls ...
Police are warning of a series of armed robberies in the McKinley Park, Brighton Park and Gage Park neighborhoods on the South Side and Southwest Side. In each incident, the robber or robbers approached victims in their garage or backyard, demanded property and then drove away in an older model ...
Boeing announced more than $900 million in orders on Tuesday at the Singapore Airshow from companies in the region and beyond. | AP file photo. Associated Press. SINGAPORE — Boeing announced more than $900 million in orders on Tuesday at the Singapore Airshow from companies in the region ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday that an additional 83 new police officers have been deployed, bringing the total number officers deployed to 136 since the start of the new year. The 83 new officers are part of a push to expand the force by 970 recruits by the end of 2018, according to the mayor's ...
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A man is accused of destroying a toilet at a South Carolina strip club, causing massive flooding. Police were called to the Treasure Club early Monday after 20-year-old Pedro Alberto Bernar-Santiago was seen “kicking down the top of the toilet that holds all the plumbing.”.
To me the Holocaust is what I said it is: It's an international extortion racket,” Jones told the Chicago Sun-Times. Indeed, Jones' website for his latest congressional run includes a section titled “The 'Holocaust Racket'” where he calls the genocide carried out by the German Nazi regime and collaborators in ...
A man wanted for the 2015 beating death of a disabled man in south suburban Dolton has surrendered to authorities. Deandre Jones, 39, was taken into custody Friday after turning himself over to Dolton police, according to the FBI. Jones, who previously lived in Chicago, is charged with first-degree ...
Officers respond to a shooting early Saturday in the 1500 block of West Jonquil Terrace that left a 28-year-old man wounded. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times. Tom Schuba · email. Sign-Up for our Newsletter Sign-Up. A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Saturday in the Rogers Park neighborhood ...
A winter storm is expected to start moving through the Chicago area Saturday afternoon, bringing up to 5 inches inches of snowfall to some parts of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. The snow is expected to start falling during the afternoon hours on Saturday, and should continue until Sunday night, ...
Police are warning Northwest Side residents about a series of recent residential burglaries in the North Park and Albany Park neighborhoods. In each incident, the burglars forcibly broke into a home or apartment through a front or rear door, according to an alert from Chicago Police. The burglaries ...
Officers respond to a shooting early Saturday in the 100 block of East 119th Place that left a 53-year-old man wounded. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times. Tom Schuba · email. Sign-Up for our Newsletter Sign-Up. A 53-year-old man was fatally shot early Saturday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far ...
The Chicago Sun-Times on Friday announced film critic Richard Roeper will return to work — with a new Twitter account — after an internal investigation confirmed a report that he boosted his Twitter following by purchasing fake followers. Roeper will resume writing film and television reviews, but the ...
... condition stabilized. No one has been arrested in connection with any of the weekend's nonfatal shootings. Last weekend, two men were killed and 17 other people were wounded in shootings across the city. Follow city gun violence throughout the weekend with the Chicago Sun-Times shootings tracker.
A man was arrested after approaching three girls in a west suburban Riverside candy store, talking to them about Nazis and defending Adolf Hitler. The three girls, aged 12 to 14, were in Aunt Diana's, 29 E. Burlington St., at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday when the 59-year-old man approached them and started talking ...
Gabriel Solache hugs a supporter outside the U.S. Immigration Court building downtown after posting bond for a charge of illegal entry into the U.S. on Friday. Solache, whose conviction for a 1998 double-murder was vacated in December, was transferred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody ...
A controversial new ad by Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives targets the transgender community, illegal immigrants and women who get abortions — in a statewide television ad that some are calling “repulsive” and “appalling.” The Ives campaign said the ad “represents Governor [Bruce] ...


 

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