Tyrese Orr, 36, of the 1800 block of South Springfield Avenue was charged this week with first-degree murder for the death of 22-year-old Michelle Gregory on April 14, 2012.
A couple from the west suburbs had a really big week last week: they celebrated a birthday, their wedding day, and $500,000 in Lottery winnings.
Two families and groups of friends, two tragedies, but one goal. The families of Blair Holt — shot dead on a CTA bus six years ago at age 16 — and 15 year old Hadiya Pendleton — murdered not six months ago — held respective birthday celebrations for their lost loved ones.
Monday would have been the late Harold Washington’s 91st birthday.
But like many strong strengths, it can be a double-edged sword. A double-edged sword that–instead of cutting your enemies down while you’re surrounded by lotus petals–somehow cuts you, Taurus. Maybe on your pinky, or ring finger. Maybe it won’t cut a finger at all, maybe it’ll cut something else entirely. Regardless, your sword, which is meant to help you, will actually hurt you. Okay, fine, I never really “got” this metaphor. Swords are awesome, that’s all I know.
A 34-year-old Hammond, Ind. woman — who police say had a blood-alcohol level 2 1/2 times over the legal limit — ended her 34th birthday celebration early Saturday by totaling her car when she rear-ended a semi on I-80 outside of Gary.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. welcomed the weekend just before his 71st birthday in the same way that he starts nearly every weekend, at the Rainbow PUSH Saturday Morning Forum, at the organization’s South Side headquarters.
Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.
Wathena Young, 48, who had an extensive criminal history, died on her birthday Sunday while in the custody of the Cook County Sheriff’s Department after being arrested for shoplifting.
Retailers will offer up a variety of services on your birthday if you’ll just furnish them with one thing. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
The question for parents of babies born on February 29 is: should they celebrate their child’s birthday once every four years, or twice every year?
Family and friends of Mary Lacy were planning to celebrate her recent birthday Saturday night with dinner at a restaurant. Instead, because of a tragic turn of events, they are in mourning.
The president just turned 50 at a time when many people are hurting. That’s why CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson advises the Commander-in-Chief to cool it on the parties.
President Obama, who turns 50 this week, has scheduled a trip to his hometown of Chicago on Wednesday to raise additional cash for his campaign fund and other Democrats.
Love it or hate it, traffic’s been traveling “the Kennedy” for a half-century now.