Napoleon Harris

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State Sen’s Brother-In-Law Shot To Death Sitting In Car Thursday

The brother-in-law of state Sen. Napoleon Harris III was murdered in Chicago, family said.

07/20/2013

State Sen. Napoleon Harris (left) announces he is dropping his bid to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., and is backing former state Rep. Robin Kelly (right) in the special election. (Credit: CBS)

Harris Drops Bid For Jackson Jr.’s Empty Seat In Congress

Freshman state Sen. Napoleon Harris has dropped his bid for former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.’s seat and is putting his support behind former state Rep. Robin Kelly.

01/30/2013

Napoleon Harris. (Photo By Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Former Raider Napoleon Harris: ‘Shocked’ By Allegations Callahan Threw Super Bowl

Former Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown’s comments suggesting his old coach Bill Callahan threw Super Bowl XXXVII have made their way around the NFL landscape.

670 The Score–01/24/2013

Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

22 Candidates Enter Race For Jackson’s Empty Seat In Congress

As expected, there is a very crowded field of candidates vying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. Seventeen Democrats and five Republicans met Monday evening’s deadline to file nominating petitions to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat in the upcoming special election.

01/07/2013

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Candidates Begin Filing Petitions To Run For Jackson Jr.’s Seat

More than half a dozen Democrats turned in candidacy petitions Thursday to the Illinois Board of Elections.

01/03/2013

State Sen. Toi Hutchinson (left) and former State Rep. Robin Kelly (right) are running to replace U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress.

Hutchinson, Kelly, Beale Join Race To Replace Jackson In Congress

Add three more names to the growing list of candidates running to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in the 2nd Congressional District: Illinois State Sen. Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields), Chicago Ald. Anthony Beale (9th), and Robin Kelly — a top aide to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.

11/29/2012

Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Race To Replace Jackson Could Be ‘Wild, Wild West’

A crowded field could line up to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, once a special election is set up to fill his seat following his resignation on Wednesday.

CBS 2–11/21/2012

Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Funeral Held For Autistic Teen Shot & Killed By Calumet City Cops

More than 700 people attended a funeral service in Dolton for the 15-year-old boy with autism who was shot to death February first by Calumet City Police.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2012