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Authorities Identify Another Victim of 1970s Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy

A 16-year-old boy who had left his Minnesota home bound for Chicago 41 years ago has been newly identified as a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy — the “killer clown” who murdered at least 33 teenage boys and young men between 1972 and 1978 in Illinois’ Cook County. (more…)

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Parents Accuse R. Kelly of Holding Their Daughters in Abusive Sex ‘Cult’

Disturbing allegations have arisen once again about R. Kelly, with a number of insiders claiming that the secretive singer is allegedly housing half a dozen young women in properties in Chicago and Atlanta as part of a sex "cult." (more…)

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Who is Sir the Baptist?

If you’re trying to figure out who is this new man Brandy has been all lovey dovey with all over the gram, well, wonder no more. We’ve got the tea on B-Rocka’s new bae. (more…)

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Deportations of Europeans Expected to Exceed Last Year’s Amount

Europeans often hid in plain sight as Latin Americans, Asians and others living illegally in America were sent packing. But now they're starting to realize they are not immune to President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, and they're worried. (more…)

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Minnesota Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile to be Paid $48,500 as He Leaves Department

The Minnesota police officer who was acquitted in last year's fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile will receive $48,500 as he leaves the suburban department that employed him at the time of the killing, according to a separation agreement announced Monday. (more…)

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Violence Leaves About 60 People Shot, 8 of Them Dead, For July 4th Weekend In Chicago

Dozens of people were struck by gunfire in Chicago, some of them fatally, during the traditionally violent Fourth of July weekend, mostly in parts of the South and West sides that have long been plagued by gang crime and gun violence. (more…)

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House GOP Approves 2 Bills to Crackdown on Illegal Immigration

Warning of threats to public safety and national security, the Republican-led House on Thursday approved two bills to crack down on illegal immigration, a key priority for President Donald Trump. (more…)

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Trump Says He’s Sending ‘Federal Help’ to Chicago to Stop ‘Epidemic’ of Gun Violence

For months, President Trump has vowed federal intervention to stem the plague of gun violence in Chicago. Now federal, city and state officials are set to announce details Friday about the creation of a joint strike force in the city to address the issue. (more…)

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Chicago Police, Federal Authorities Announce Effort to Crackdown on Gun Violence on Eve of July 4th Weekend

The Chicago police and federal authorities will announce Friday an effort aimed at cracking down on gun crimes in the violence-plagued city. (more…)

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Facebook Officially Hits 2 Billion Monthly Users

Facebook has officially hit 2 billion monthly users, solidifying the company's position as the largest, most influential social network in the world. (more…)

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3 Chicago Police Officers Indicted on Felony Charges for Allegedly Conspiring to Cover Up Fatal Shooting of Laquan McDonald

A grand jury indicted three Chicago police officers on felony charges on Tuesday, accusing them of conspiring to cover up the facts of a fatal police shooting in October 2014 of a black teenager in order to shield their fellow officer. (more…)

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2017 BET Awards: Chance the Rapper Honored by Michelle Obama; Bruno Mars Wins First-Ever BET Award; Remy Ma Ends Nicki Minaj’s Reign; ’90s Nostalgia Rules

The 2017 BET Awards had stumbles, from technical problems during a performance to going well over its planned three-and-a-half hour time slot during the live show held Sunday in Los Angeles. But the show's performances and special moments made up for having to stay up late on a Sunday. (more…)

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