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Tyshon Brownlee, 19, charged in shooting and robbery of Dakotah Earley in Lincoln Park

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A 19-year-old man has been charged with the shooting and robbery of 23-year-old culinary student Dakotah Earley earlier this month, as well as four other armed robberies.Tyshon Brownlee, was arrested in Oak Park. He is charged with one count of attempted murder and five counts of armed robbery. He was ordered held without bail at a bond hearing Tuesday afternoon. He is due back in court on May 25 at the Skokie courthouse."In these instances involving this defendant, we have five innocent victims, and a community that has been terrorized," Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said Tuesday...
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Veteran NFL Punter Was Released On Tuesday Morning

The Chicago Bears released a punter on Tuesday morning to make room for an offensive tackle. The Bears released Ryan Winslow and signed Shon Coleman to their 90-man roster. Winslow has been around the block as a punter and played for three different teams last season. He got to punt for the Arizona Cardinals, Carolina Panthers, and Washington Commanders.
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Rashad Brown sentenced in connection to death of Dwayne Richardson

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Rashad Brown was sentenced in connection to the death of Dwayne Richardson after he entered a guilty plea to accessory after the fact to voluntary manslaughter. According to Raleigh County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Josh Thompson, on Monday, May 16, 2022, Brown was sentenced by Judge Dimlich to five years in prison, […]

Gun goes off in backpack at Disney Magnet School in Buena Park

CHICAGO (CBS)-- A gun went off in a backpack Tuesday morning inside Disney Magnet School in Buena Park, and while one child was taken to the hospital, it was not immediately clear if the child was struck by a bullet.Police confirmed officers responded to Disney Magnet School at 4140 N. Marine Dr. around 10:15 a.m.In a letter to parents, Disney Magnet School said a gun went off in a backpack, and then hit the floor, "causing some damage and releasing debris.""Our staff immediately intervened, secured the gun, and contacted the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and the CPS Office of Safety and Security. Thankfully, no one was seriously injured and everyone is safe. CPD responded to our school quickly and confiscated the gun," the letter stated. "We are working closely with the CPS Office of Safety and Security to make a safety plan moving forward." One child was taken to Lurie Children's Hospital for a scrape, but it was unclear what caused that injury. An officer was seen walking out of the school holding a child's backpack late Tuesday morning.

ComEd hiring 500 to power up workforce amid increased demand as more electric vehicles hit the roads

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Electricity. It powers the device you're using to read this story right now, but will the juice be in low supply as more and more electric vehicles charge up?Electricity provider Com-Ed hopes not. Morning Insider Lauren Victory has the scoop on a just-released announcement by the company to prevent future outages.  On any job site, safety is always first. ComEd crews stay mindful of their surroundings, but these days are also mindful of the meaning behind their assignments. They're suiting up for the future."It's amazing, because you can't do anything without electricity," said Savoya Taylor, an overhead...

The reckless abandonment of Justin Fields

Chicago Bears rookie wide receiver Velus Jones was issued a locker right next to quarterback Justin Fields. Receiver crisis averted. Chemistry achieved. Next stop: Montana-to-Rice. "I haven't seen him yet since I've been down here," Jones told reporters on the first day of Bears rookie camp earlier in the month....

Bank robber ‘Lunchtime Looter’ arrested, charged by feds

HOUSTON (KIAH) — Federal authorities arrested a man for committing several bank robberies in the Houston area, known as the “Lunchtime Looter.”. Marques Bryant, 35, was charged with four counts of bank robbery, according to U.S. Attorney Jennifer Lowery. He remains in federal custody for his first court appearance on Tuesday.

Woman found shot and killed, man found dead in suspected murder-suicide at Warwick Allerton Hotel

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A woman was found shot in the head at the Warwick Allerton Hotel on the Magnificent Mile and later died, and a man was also found dead a floor away.Police say it was a murder-suicide.At 4:54 p.m., the woman was found in the hotel at 140 E. Huron St., at the northeast corner of the intersection with Michigan Avenue. Police dispatch reports indicated the woman was found on the 17th floor, and three bullet holes were found in the hallway.The woman was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition. She was later pronounced dead at the...

Driver shot on Chicago's West Side

CHICAGO - A man was shot while driving Monday night in the Austin neighborhood. The 35-year-old was traveling northbound around 10:24 p.m. in the 200 block of South Lotus Avenue when he was struck in the shoulder by gunfire, police said. He drove himself to Loretto Hospital where he was...