By JEFF MAYES Chicago Sun-Times Wire At least 19 people were victims of violence in Chicago last week, and while there were fewer homicides in July that in June, according to Chicago Police statistics, the city is still a large in increase over last year. There were 65 homicides in Chicago in July, according to … Read more →
Graduate of North Lawndale College Prep.
Attended University of Southern Mississippi.
Led North Lawndale to 2008 state championship and 2009 city title.
Led Southern Miss to NCAA Tournament berth in 2012-13 season.
Played basketball overseas and for Chicago Fury of Midwest League.
Father of two.
Photo credit: Sun-Times file photo
A South Side man has been charged with gunning down former high school hoops star Jonathan Mills earlier this week in the North Lawndale neighborhood. Travell Taylor, 24, faces first-degree murder charges for the Monday shooting in the 4100 block of West Roosevelt, according to Chicago Police. About 1:30 p.m., Taylor walked up to Mills … Read more →
North Lawndale hoops standout Jonathan Mills, back home to rehab his ankle, fatally shot on West Side
By MICHAEL O’BRIEN AND JORDAN OWEN Chicago Sun-Times Jonathan Mills, a standout basketball player at North Lawndale and the University of Southern Mississippi, was shot and killed Monday afternoon in North Lawndale. The 26-year-old was outside a store in the 4100 block of West Roosevelt Road at 1:27 p.m. when someone approached and opened fire, … Read more →
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