2018

Rich Hein/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File
January 02, 2019 - 10:17 am
Preliminary numbers indicate that homicides in Chicago fell by about 100 last year compared to 2017, though the total again eclipses the number of homicides in Los Angeles and New York combined, according to data released Tuesday.
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AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File
December 14, 2018 - 10:01 am
The report by the District of Columbia-based Death Penalty Information Center says 25 executions were carried out in 2018, the fourth consecutive year in which there have been fewer than 30 executions nationwide.
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WBBM Newsradio/Steve Miller
Steve Miller
August 30, 2018 - 8:20 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Chicago Jazz Festival is on at Millennium Park through Sunday. WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller got a preview. In the crowd, listening to the Chicago Cellar Boys, was a man from the UK. John Thorpe. A jazz drummer, well, a former drummer. "We retired a couple of years...
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