ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Dolton, IL

Mississippi grand jury declines to indict white woman whose accusation sparked Emmett Till's lynching

GREENWOOD, Miss. (CBS/AP) — A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, despite revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and a newly revealed memoir by the woman, a prosecutor said Tuesday.A Leflore County grand jury considered evidence and testimony regarding Carolyn Bryant Donham's involvement in the kidnapping and death of Till, Leflore County District Attorney Dewayne Richardson said in a news release.After hearing more than seven hours of testimony from investigators and witnesses, the grand jury determined that there was not...
MISSISSIPPI STATE
Picture for Mississippi grand jury declines to indict white woman whose accusation sparked Emmett Till's lynching

Bears Have Officially Responded To Roquan Smith's Trade Request

Frustrated by the lack of progress in contract negotiations between he and the Bears, star linebacker Roquan Smith requested to be traded on Tuesday. In a written statement shared by the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Smith alleged that the "new front office regime doesn't value me here" and accused them of "trying to take advantage of me."
CHICAGO, IL
Picture for Bears Have Officially Responded To Roquan Smith's Trade Request

NFL World Reacts To Bears, Steelers Trade Idea

Roquan Smith sent the Chicago Bears into disarray by publicly requesting a trade Tuesday morning. The star linebacker shared a statement to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport claiming the front office "doesn't value me here." He asked for a one-way ticket out of Chicago entering the final year of his contract.
CHICAGO, IL
LOCAL CHANNELS

3 men taken into custody after shooting during attempted car theft in Kenwood

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Three men were taken into custody after a shooting in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood early Tuesday morning. Just after midnight, a 38-year-old man's daughter saw three men inside of their parked car in the 4600 block of South Lake Park Avenue. The dad then confronted the men and one offender fired shots. "By the time they got down, coming out the gate, they was already in the car," the victim's brother told CBS 2. The victim was shot in the ankle and taken to Northwestern Hospital in good condition. The victim called his brother in pain after he had been shot. He was in surgery earlier Tuesday. The shooter initially got away, which officers took the other two offenders into custody. Police later updated the third offender was taken into custody. Charges are pending. 
CHICAGO, IL
bleachernation.com

Roquan Smith Requests a Trade From the Chicago Bears

I didn’t think it would come to this, but Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith is requesting a trade. NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport has the scoop via a message from Smith:. Smith, 25, is currently on the physically unable to perform list while in the midst of a “hold-in”...
CHICAGO, IL
RELATED LOCATIONS

One of the Best Flea Markets in the Midwest Can Be Found in Indiana

There's nothing better than spending a day outdoors in the summer hunting for a bargain, picking up locally crafted items, and rummaging for hidden treasures. The Midwest is home to several amazing flea markets but one of the very best is located in Cedar Lake along the western border of Indiana near Illinois. Uncle John's Flea Market draws thousands of visitors a year who come to discover everything from antiques and collectibles to new merchandise.
CEDAR LAKE, IN
Essence

Meet The Black Man Behind Your New Favorite Tequila Brand

Founded in 2018 by Uduimoh Umolu, Jon Basil Tequila is shaking up the spirits industry. Jon Basil Tequila, a Chicago based, Black millennial-owned tequila company, is shaking up the spirits industry. The global tequila market itself reached a value of $13 billion in 2021, making it the US’s most-purchased spirit...
CHICAGO, IL

Man arrested after robbery on CTA Red Line train

CHICAGO (CBS)-- A man was taken into custody after a robbery on a CTA Red Line train early Tuesday morning. Police said a man around 40 years old was rididing the train, in the 1500 block of North Clybourn Avenue around 3:30 a.m.. when he was approached by a man who reached into his bag. The offender got away with the victim's bag, but was later arrested by police. Charges are pending, police confirmed. No injuries were reported. This comes after Chicago Police said they are stepping up patrols on CTA trains across the city after recent violence.
CHICAGO, IL
RELATED PUBLISHERS

Breaking: All-Pro Linebacker Has Requested A Trade

With the regular season just around the corner, Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith has officially requested a trade. In a lengthy post that was shared this Tuesday morning, Smith explained why he wants out. Smith, a former first-round pick out of Georgia, has lost trust in Chicago's new front office...
CHICAGO, IL
southwestregionalpublishing.com

Chicago man arrested after holding co-workers hostage in Chicago Ridge

A Chicago man has been charged after holding two employees at gunpoint Monday morning at Redline Towing in Chicago Ridge. Police said officers were dispatched at 10:50 a.m. to Redline Towing, 10103 Kitty Avenue, for an employee threatening his co-workers. Police said a man identified as Anan K. Abudayek, of...
CHICAGO, IL
NEARBY CITIES
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Grand jury declines to indict White woman who set off Emmett Till's lynching

A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, despite revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and an unpublished memoir by the woman, a prosecutor said Tuesday.After hearing more than seven hours of testimony from investigators and witnesses, a Leflore County grand jury last week determined there was insufficient evidence to indict Carolyn Bryant Donham on charges of kidnapping and manslaughter.It is now increasingly unlikely that Donham, who is now in her 80s, will ever be prosecuted for her role in the...
LEFLORE COUNTY, MS

The Bears Might Have Suffered Another Significant Injury

The hits keep on coming for the Chicago Bears receiving core. According to NFL reporter Dov Kleiman, David Moore suffered a potentially serious injury and had to be carted off the practice field on Tuesday. Moore's injury is all the more devastating considering the Bears WR corps is already thin...
CHICAGO, IL

7 murder convictions overturned in a single day after prosecutors stop backing group of cases tied to alleged misconduct by disgraced former Chicago police detective

His father died while Nelson Gonzalez was in prison. Alfredo Gonzalez couldn’t go to his daughter’s wedding. And Marilyn Mulero missed out on her two children’s childhoods. “It’s been hard — I lost my brother,” Mulero added, her voice breaking. “He was my strength.” These are three of the Chicago families affected by murder convictions tainted by allegations of misconduct by former Chicago ...
chicitysports.com

Chicago Bears best player present at practice after trade request

Roquan Smith was seen on the practice field Tuesday. The Chicago Bears Family Fest went on with the presence of a disgruntled brother, per reports. Linebacker Roquan Smith requested a trade in a report that broke early Tuesday morning. The Bears’ elite tackle maker had been holding out since the start of training camp.
CHICAGO, IL

After Roquan Smith requests a trade, Chicago Bears GM Ryan Poles says his ‘intentions are to sign Roquan to this team’

A few hours after Roquan Smith released a statement saying he requested a trade from the Chicago Bears, he watched Tuesday’s Family Fest practice from the sideline at Soldier Field. General manager Ryan Poles took in the practice just 35 yards from his star linebacker. But the two apparently remain a greater distance apart when it comes to contract negotiations. Smith, who has sat out all 11 ...
CHICAGO, IL
ARCHIVES