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Authorities: Woman dies in police shooting after refusing to drop knife

do not cross police line

Source:chicagotribune.com A woman whose brother called 911 to report she was rampaging through the home they shared and had picked up a knife was fatally shot by police when she refused to drop the knife and advanced on a police officer, authorities said. The police-involved shooting took place in the 10900 block of South Eberhart Avenue about 6:40 p.m., said ...

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Author Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond Discusses the Inspiration for Her Debut Novel, Powder Necklace

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Ghanaian-Canadian couple on their way to Chicago for a funeral dies in I-80/94 crash in Porter County

Picture above: The mangled Toyota Matrix 2014 the couple were travelling in. Source of picture below: ghanaweb.com The Ghanaian community in Chicago learnt with shock last Saturday at the funeral of the late Frederick Ntow Appiah that Reverend Isaac Acheampong and his wife, Cecelia had perished in a one car crash on their way to Chicago. Mrs. and Mrs. Acheampong ...

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Mayor Emanuel “Speed cameras may bring in more revenue than expected”

Source: chicagotribune.com Chicago’s first speed cameras at just four locations issued warnings to more than 233,000 speeders in 45 days, violations that would have totaled $13.8 million in tickets, according to data released by the city today. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has touted his speed camera program as a way to improve traffic safety for children near the city’s parks and ...

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Chicago, Marathon Step Up Security

Source: NBC News Chicago Marathon officials announced even more new security tweaks Tuesday in preparation for Sunday’s race. The additional measures have been put in place in response to the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this year. More than 45,000 participants and 1 million spectators will be on the streets. The Chicago Police Department will enhance their bomb sniffing dog unit ...

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Chicago’s Legend Talk Radio On Air (Nubueke Show on Tuesdays from 2 p.m to 4 p.m Weekly )

The Ewe Association of Chicago in collaboration with Legend Talk Radio have for some time now taken the airwaves of Chicago by storm with Ewe centric program called Nubueke. Nubueke brings insight discussions on pertinent Ewe culture and other issues in the Ghanaian Community here in Chicago and beyond. The every Tuesdays, 2pm to 4 pm central standard time program ...

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Sankofa: Dr. Bansah @ 70

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Governor Quinn Makes Key Appointments to Truancy in Chicago Public Schools Task Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2013 Task Force Charged with Identifying Ways to Ensure All Chicago Students are in School CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today made key appointments to the Truancy in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Task Force which has been charged with identifying different strategies and approaches to help educators and CPS administration address the truancy problems in ...

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