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Posts published in “Day: February 17, 2019”

Family, friends gather to remember teen killed; another deadly shooting occurs just blocks away

Police are still looking for the person who shot Tauhid Collins on Friday. On Sunday night, on the street where he was killed, more than 100 people gathered in his memory. At the same time, another teen was shot and killed just down the street.
Source: ABC News 6

Jussie Smollett attack: Timeline of key moments in alleged attack on 'Empire' actor

“Empire” actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police last month that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs.
Source: ABC News 6

Jussie Smollett attack: Brothers tell police that Jussie Smollett paid them to stage attack, official says; new evidence 'shifted the trajectory' of investigation after brothers cooperate, police say

Two brothers told Chicago police that they were paid by “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett to orchestrate and stage an attack on him, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told ABC News.
Source: ABC News 6

Why do we celebrate Presidents Day? The history behind the holiday

You probably know that Presidents Day has its roots in George Washington’s birthday, but did you know his birthday was changed during his lifetime?
Source: ABC News 6

Arrest appears to take violent turn in New Castle County

A video recorded by a witness shows an officer punching a 16-year-old while trying to restrain him; it is not immediately clear what triggered the incident on the video.
Source: ABC News 6

Jussie Smollett attack: New evidence 'shifted the trajectory' of Jussie Smollett investigation, 2 brothers cooperating

Chicago police are “eager” to again speak again with “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett about his alleged attack after two brothers were arrested in connection with the attack agreed to cooperate with police, sources said Saturday evening.
Source: ABC News 6