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Mother of armed robber doesn’t blame cop for shooting teenage son

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Tonia Stevens lost her 16-year-old son Monday night after an off-duty police officer shot and killed him during a robbery attempt at a gas station in Chicago. Instead of Stevens feeling anger at the officer, she said that her son had been in trouble with the law for years, and doesn’t blame to officer for […]

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Teen shot and killed while shoveling snow, was going to take mom to prom

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17-year-old Ronald Hayes was shot and killed as he earned money shoveling snow on Chicago’s west side. The teen was saving to take his mother to prom because she had never been. 

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BREAKING: Shooting at South Carolina State University, at least 1 injured

There has been a shooting at South Carolina State University, a historically black university located in Orangeburg, SC. At least one person has been injured.

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Worldstar Hip Hop Presents: ‘The Field: Violence, Hip Hop & Hope in Chicago’

Worldstar Hip Hop has become a haven for videos that present mostly blacks in an unflattering light. But despite the site’s reputation, its latest  film, “The Field: Violence, Hip Hop & Hope in Chicago”, highlights a very serious issue that continues to plague our communities.

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Illinois concealed carry law to go into effect Jan. 1

January 1 will mark more than just an introduction to another year. For residents in the state of Illinois, it means that they’ll have to right to carry guns in public. The state’s concealed carry law passed earlier this year after a court ruled the state’s ban on concealed weapons to be unconstitutional.

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Guns confiscated from George Zimmerman returned

Five guns confiscated from former neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman have been returned. Police seized a .380-caliber handgun, a 9-mm handgun, a Glock 19 handgun, a Kel-Tec 12-gauge shotgun and an AR-15 assault-style rifle after he was arrested for a domestic violence dispute. 

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Police find multiple guns, lots of ammo at Zimmerman’s home

According to court documents, police found five guns and more than 100 rounds of ammunition in the home shared by George Zimmerman and Samantha Scheibe. Police were called to the couple’s home on Nov. 18 by Samantha Scheibe who claimed that Zimmerman threatened her with a gun and broke a glass table.

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BREAKING: 3 shot outside Pittsburg high school

Three teens were shot as students were dismissed from a Pittsburgh school Wednesday afternoon. Police, including members of the SWAT team, surrounded Brashear High School in the town’s Beecview community following the shooting.

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13-year-old boys suspended from school for playing with toy gun in front of home

Like any average 13-year-olds, Khalid Caraballo, Aidan Clark and two other boys like to play with toy guns. Now their actions have led to an extended suspension from school. A neighbor, whose son was also playing with the three teens, didn’t like the way Khalid was pointing the gun at his peers.

She called 911, and police came to the scene. While the three boys, minus the 911 caller’s son were not charged by police, they have been suspended from school until June.

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President Obama Calls Woman Credited w/ Stopping Elementary School Gunman

President Obama has called Antoinette Tuff, the woman credited with disarming a gunman who terrorized a Georgia elementary school earlier this week. At the height of the crisis, Tuff cleverly built a rapport with gunman Brandon Hill, eventually convincing him to surrender peacefully to police. No one was injured.

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