By ASHLEE REZIN Chicago Sun-Times Wire A man charged with fatally shooting Urban Prep Academy student Yuri Hardy last year in the West Side Austin neighborhood has been ordered held without bond. Tyshaun Powell, 20, was arrested Monday and charged with one count of first-degree murder, according to Chicago Police. Just before 8 p.m. on … Read more →
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WEEK IN REVIEW: 2016 closes with at least 780 homicides in Chicago, and three more reported on first day of new year
By JEFF MAYES Chicago Sun-Times Wire The calendar turned from 2016 to 2017, and the temperatures took a downward spike, but nothing seemed to slow the pace of the killings in CHicago, as at least 13 people were killed in violence last week in Chicago. The year ended with at least 780 homicides (762 by … Read more →
19-year-old Urban Prep student Yuri Hardy shot to death while walking home from dance competition in Austin
By SAM CHARLES Chicago Sun-Times Urban Prep Academy student Yuri Hardy was fatally shot while leaving a dance competition in Austin on Wednesday night. The 19-year-old was the fourth Urban Prep student or alumnus to be shot to death in Chicago since the start of the year, according to a letter sent to the school … Read more →
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