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Woman robbed, sexually assaulted on Near North Side after man forced her into van, Chicago police say 6.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
The attack occurred around 7:10 a.m. Saturday after the woman was approached by a white Honda Odyssey minivan.
'You started the corona!' As anti-Asian hate incidents explode, climbing past 800, activists push for aid 5.7.2020 LA Times: Health

As more Californians report anti-Asian hate incidents, activists push Gov. Gavin Newsom for aid.

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Young girl shot in head in South Austin neighborhood on West Side 5.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A young girl was shot in the head and critically wounded Saturday evening in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said.
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Megha Majumdar Has Written a Thriller for the Least Summery Summer Ever 3.7.2020 Mother Jones
In the opening pages of Megha Majumdar’s new novel, A Burning, Jivan witnesses a terrorist attack at a train station in Kolkata, India. Scrolling through Facebook later, she sees a clip of a woman wailing that nearby police officers did nothing to save her daughter trapped inside a train. “If the police didn’t help ordinary […]
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Woman who was convicted of murder in 1979 shooting death of husband in Inverness will get new trial 3.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A court has ruled that a woman convicted of having her husband murdered in Inverness in 1979 should get a new trial to present her defense that she changed her mind about the scheme.
Man out on parole accused in violent attack, sexual assault of woman in Arlington Heights, police say 3.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
An Arlington Heights man released on parole earlier this year has been accused in the brutal attack and sexual assault of a woman in the early-morning hours of Wednesday, July 1, in a woody area off West Central Road in Arlington Heights, police said.
The Reality TV Racism Reckoning Is Finally Here. Vanderpump Rules Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg. 2.7.2020 Mother Jones
On June 12, almost three weeks after the police killing of George Floyd sparked massive protests for racial justice throughout the country, the long-running reality show The Bachelor announced that Matt James would become the first Black bachelor on the show’s 25th season. The announcement came 18 years after the creation of the show, three […]
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Police work scene where 3-year-old girl shot 1.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A 3-year-old girl was shot in the chest outside her home in West Englewood when a gunman opened fire into a yard filled with children. She was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition and was upgraded to serious condition overnight, according to community activist Andrew Holmes.
Attorney hints of September resolution for teen client in shooting death of Portage woman 30.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Brown and Shaun Thompson, who was 16 at the time of the alleged crime, were both charged with murder in the perpetration of a robbery and a felony count of robbery in adult court because of the nature of the crimes.
‘Total chaos’: Police say fight between 2 girls responsible for Portage skating rink melee 30.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Police are looking into the rink’s occupancy Saturday night and whether that violated Gov. Eric Holcomb’s order regarding capacity as the state’s businesses come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, he added.
Broomfield woman’s suspected overdose spotlights hidden deaths of the COVID-19 pandemic 28.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
Sara Wittner’s death is just one example of how complicated it is to track the full impact of the coronavirus pandemic -- and even what should be counted. Some people who get COVID-19 die of COVID-19. Some people who have COVID die of something else. And then there are people who die because of disruptions created by the pandemic.
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An inside look at Golden State Killer suspect's behavior 28.6.2020 LA Times: Health

The expected plea hearing for the man accused of being a prolific rapist and serial killer will be unlike any in memory.

Pueblo police fatally shoot man they say pointed gun at officer, may have fired 24.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Pueblo police fatally shot an armed man Tuesday evening after authorities say the 43-year-old suspect pointed a handgun at one officer and may have fired at other officers.
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3 people shot, house set on fire, 7 officers hurt as unruly crowd gathers at scene of investigation into 2 missing girls in Milwaukee 24.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Three people were shot, a house was set on fire and seven police officers were injured as a crowd gathered at the scene of an investigation into two missing girls in Milwaukee.
Cops: 2 women killed in Gresham were trying to help relative escape domestic abuse 24.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Two women fatally shot in the Gresham neighborhood Monday were trying to rescue a family member from an abusive partner, according to police.
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2 women dead, 1 other wounded in domestic shooting in Gresham neighborhood 23.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Two women were fatally shot in the Gresham neighborhood early Monday afternoon, while another women suffered gunshot wounds in the same domestic attack, police said.
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Column: Chicago toddler gunned down, another soon-to-be-forgotten tragedy in city where violence gets ignored 22.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A 3-year-old boy was shot and killed in Chicago over the weekend. Two hours later, a 13-year-old girl was shot and killed just blocks away. Between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, seven people were murdered, including the 3 year old, the 13 year old and two other teenagers. What do you want me to write? Should I go with, “Enough is enough"? Or maybe, “These tragedies must stop”?
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Chicago restaurant workers take to social media to call out industry racism, sexism — and more 19.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Restaurants have continued to come under fire for alleged misdeeds, with many being called out on a new Instagram account @the86dlist.
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Girl, 9, three adults hurt in shootout outside Gresham neighborhood apartment complex 18.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Four people, including a 9-year-old girl were injured Wednesday night when gunfire erupted from a gathering in a Gresham neighborhood parking lot, according to Chicago police.
Denver man charged with first-degree murder in shooting death of woman over dog poop dispute in Ballpark neighborhood 17.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The shooting occurred on June 10 when police said Michael R. Close began yelling at the couple over how they were addressing their dog's bathroom habits.
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