In farewell speech, emotional President Obama offers encouragement for America’s future

January 11, 2017 in News

CHICAGO (AP)– President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation on Tuesday in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes, persistent security […]

Police: Four being held in beating, torture of mentally-ill man aired on Facebook

January 6, 2017 in News, The Buzz

CHICAGO (AP) — Four black suspects beat and taunted a white man with mental-health problems in a video broadcast live on Facebook, threatening him with a knife, cutting off his […]

Massive street-gang trial begins in Chicago: ‘You will look into the eyes of murderers’

September 16, 2016 in News

CHICAGO — Six purported leaders of Chicago’s powerful Hobos street gang went on trial Wednesday in a case that could provide a rare look inside the kind of criminal activity […]

Chicago to release police shooting videos in a quicker manner

February 18, 2016 in News

By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago promised Tuesday to start more quickly releasing footage after police shootings, while activists critical of how authorities handled […]

Police: 6 dead in Chicago home in possible murder-suicide

February 5, 2016 in News, The Buzz

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police on Thursday found the bodies of four men, one woman and a child inside a home on the city’s South Side in what they say […]

Chicago officer charged with murder in teen’s shooting

November 26, 2015 in News, The Buzz

CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager was charged with murder Tuesday, just a day ahead of a deadline for the city […]

Federal judge cancels hearing for leader of Mississippi chapter of Simon City Royals Jason Bullock

October 9, 2013 in News, Top Stories

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge has canceled a pretrial conference that had been scheduled for Thursday for an alleged Mississippi gang leader charged in a racketeering case.

The hearing for Jason Marshall Bullock, also known as “Sir J-Mac,” was scheduled to take place in U.S. District Court in Hattiesburg.

U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett canceled the hearing, but the court website did not say why…