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Man Gets 20 Years For Stabbing Father To Death

Mason Johnson, 26, was charged in the March 23, 2013, stabbing death of his father Kenneth Johnson during a domestic dispute at the older man’s home in the 11400 block of South Rockwell, authorities said previously.

09/11/2014

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Reports: Bears WR Morgan Agrees To Community Service To Get Assault Charge Cleared

The charge can be wiped from Josh Morgan’s record.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

Mason Johnson, 24, is charged with first-degree murder in his father's stabbing death. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Bail Denied For Man Charged With Stabbing Father To Death

The son of an O’Hare Airport security officer was charged with fatally stabbing his father to death early Sunday in his Morgan Park neighborhood home.

03/26/2013

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Son Charged With Killing Father In Morgan Park Stabbing

Mason Johnson, 24, has been charged with first degree murder after the fatal stabbing of his father, Kenneth Johnson, on March 24 in the 11400 block of South Rockwell Street.

03/25/2013

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2 Dead, 12 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Two men are dead and at least another 12 were wounded from acts of violence this weekend throughout the city, from the South and Southwest side to Humboldt Park to Rogers Park.

03/25/2013

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Long Grove

The historic village of Long Grove in southern Lake County is well known for its shops, galleries and restaurants housed in buildings from the 1880s. Several festivals each year bring thousands for food, music and fun.

09/22/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee offers much more than beer and cheese. Just two hours north, you’ll find a vibrant arts and fashion neighborhood, a world-class zoo, museums on the waterfront, a three-mile downtown RiverWalk and home of the Harley.

09/15/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Naperville

Nearby Naperville offers visitors a beautiful river walk with carillon and swimming beach, a living history museum at the Naper Settlement, a world-class children’s museum and great shopping and restaurants.

09/08/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Guide to Starved Rock State Park, Oglesby, IL

Drive two hours away from everything you thought Illinois was, right into a state park that’ll have you falling in love with the state all over again. If you thought everything south of I-80 was a corn field, Starved Rock State Park will show you the error of your ways. With four miles of canyons slicing through sandstone bluffs, seasonal waterfalls, scenic overlooks of the Illinois River, 13 miles of hiking trails, camping and a remodeled 1930s lodge for roughing it in style, a weekend getaway to this little slice of heaven is an absolute must no matter the season.

09/01/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Oak Park

A popular destination for those in Chicagoland, the Village of Oak Park sits just a quick jaunt down the Eisenhower Expressway, easily within one tank of gas. It’s most famous resident, Frank Lloyd Wright, left a wealth of Prairie style architecture behind, but Oak Park also boasts a past and present filled with literary and artistic genius.

08/25/2012

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Getaway Guru: Weekend Guide to New Buffalo, MI

New Buffalo, Mich., a popular weekend getaway for Chicagoans, sits right in Michigan’s harbor country. The official designation for the southwest part of Berrien County, it’s just a quick swing around the bottom of Lake Michigan. New Buffalo features plenty of recreational opportunities, including boating, fishing, swimming, playtime at the Four Winds Casino Resort, and plenty of shops and restaurants to keep you busy in between.

08/18/2012