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Man Charged In Death Of Teen Says He Shot To Scare

AP | CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 02.18.2014 | Crime

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a 15-year-old girl told investigators he fired his pistol because he wanted to scare a ca...

The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame Honors Our Literary Giants

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 02.03.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Every year, six critical writers who hailed from Chicago at least during some point in their careers are heralded posthumously for the important works that left their mark on future generations of writers and artists.

Michael McAuliff

Widow: Navy Yard Victim Was 'Just An Awesome Human Being' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

DERWOOD, Md. -- Whatever motivated suspected Washington Navy Yard killer Aaron Alexis's murderous rampage, it was exactly the opposite of what drove o...

Three 'Skinhead' Soldiers, Another Man Held In Attack On Cincinnati Homeless Man

AP | By LISA CORNWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CINCINNATI (AP)-- A soldier and another man have been arrested in the beating of a homeless man, and two other soldiers are suspects, police said Tues...

Eunice Johnson Dead: Fashion Icon, Widow Of "Ebony" Founder John Johnson Dies

Crain's Chicago Business | Shia K. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Eunice Johnson, the widow of Ebony founder John Johnson and an icon in her own right, died Sunday....

"Black Royalty"?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

The demise in succession of three African American figures of colossal stature on the eve of the new decade caused me to wonder anew about this designation, "black royalty."