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Son stabs mother to death in Lyons

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Son stabs mother to death in Lyons

Son stabs mother to death in Lyons A 38-year-old Lyons man was charged Thursday with First Degree Murder and Attempted First Degree Murder in the stabbing death of his mother and injury of his sister. Brian Hahn, of 4048 Anna Avenue in Lyons was arrested on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, after stabbing his mother, Anastasia…

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Foster introduces bipartisan legislation to stop financing of criminal organizations

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Foster introduces bipartisan legislation to stop financing of criminal organizations

Foster introduces bipartisan legislation to stop financing of criminal organizations Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman David Kustoff (R-TN) on Wednesday introduced H.R. 1387, the Criminal Organizations’ Narcotics, Finances, Resources, Operations, and Networks Targeting (CONFRONT) Act. The CONFRONT Act would require the Treasury Department to develop a national strategy to combat the financial crimes of…

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Harper proposes measure to institute “Smarter Sentencing” in Illinois

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Harper proposes measure to institute “Smarter Sentencing” in Illinois

Harper proposes measure to institute “Smarter Sentencing” in Illinois As part of her commitment to criminal justice reform, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is proposing a major overhaul of Illinois’ sentencing laws, easing reliance on unfair mandatory minimum sentences and providing judges with discretion to use alternative sentences. “We’ve seen how a so-called ‘tough on…

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Van Dyke deserves leniency not race persecution

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Van Dyke deserves leniency not race persecution

Van Dyke deserves leniency not race persecution The decision by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul to pursue a more severe sentence for former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke in the shooting of drugged-up, armed thug Laquan McDonald is a travesty and a slap against not only families who seek safety and protection from criminals…

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Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

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Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism? A teenager brought a gun into the Orland Park Mall and shot and killed a fellow student. But instead of talking about measure to protect innocent shoppers, some want to focus on racism. It’s time to consider metal detectors and restrictions on clothing…

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Relief over Van Dyke sentencing

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Relief over Van Dyke sentencing

Relief over Van Dyke sentencing The unfairness of the public’a assault of Police Officer Jason Van Dyke and the glorification of Laquan Mcdonald is sickening. It’s not something too many people want to hear, but McDonald’s defenders should be ashamed of themselves Originally Published in The Regional/Reporter Newspapers 1-23-19 By Ray Hanania How do you explain…

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Should there be restrictions in wake of Orland Mall shooting

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Should there be restrictions in wake of Orland Mall shooting

Should there be restrictions in wake of Orland Mall shooting By Ray Hanania The shooting of a teenager at the Orland Park Mall on Monday evening (6:45 PM) Jan. 21, 2019 raises questions as to whether or not the mall should impose restrictions to help prevent future gun-related violence. One person was killed and another…

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Illinois lowers flags to honor killed Trooper Chris Lambert

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Illinois lowers flags to honor killed Trooper Chris Lambert

Illinois lowers flags to honor killed Trooper Chris Lambert By Ray Hanania Newly sworn-in Governor J.B. Pritzker ordered all flags to be flown at half-mast beginning sunrise on Wednesday Jan. 16 through sunset on Friday Jan. 18 to honor slam Illinois State Trooper Christopher Lambert. Lambert was killed when a driver hit him while responding…

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Gun Violence Deaths Reach Record Highs in 2017

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Gun Violence Deaths Reach Record Highs in 2017

Gun Violence Deaths Reach Record Highs in 2017 Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a Democrat, blames President Trump and lack of tougher gun control on the rising violence in Chicago and the suburbs, not on street gangs, criminals or failed policies of local officials like Mayor Rahm Emanuel Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun…

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Lyons Police charge Lyft driver with Battery over alleged sexual assault

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Lyons Police charge Lyft driver with Battery over alleged sexual assault

Lyons Police charge Lyft driver with Battery over alleged sexual assault Lyons Police said they filed Battery charges Dec. 10, 2018 against a Lyft driver who allegedly sexually harassed a 17 year old female passenger in early October after the mother brother the girl in to report the incident to police. A 40 year old…

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Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America

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Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America

Wallet Hub releases list of safest largest cities in America Illinois cities and suburbs barely make this year’s list, but among the safest are Aurora at 13 and Chicago at 133. The Wallet Hub study compares the largest cities in each state based on a range of criteria including number of law enforcement, assaults, hate…

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Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning

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Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning

Suspect in Lyons killing arrested, bond court at 26th California tomorrow morning Chicago Police working with the Lyons Police Department and investigators with the Major Case Assistance Task Force (MCAT) arrested Brian Cruz, a suspected charged with First Degree murder in the November 10 slaying of a Lyons resident Paresh Jhobalia. Chicago Police with information…

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