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Rogers Park stabbing attack leaves 82-year-old woman and dog dead, 60-year-old woman injured, police say

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A 30-year-old woman was charged with first-degree murder after being identified as the person who fatally stabbed an 82-year-old woman, stabbed 60-year-old woman multiple times and stabbed a dog to death, Chicago police said.
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New Children's Book Will Celebrate Ruby Bridges' Resilience

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Nearly 62 years ago Ruby Bridges -then six-years-old-bravely walked through the doors of the New Orleans-based William Frantz Elementary School becoming the first Black student to integrate an elementary school in the South. It was an act of courage that served as a defining moment in the civil rights movement and would inspire generations to come. Her poignant story will be the focus of a new children's book slated to be released this year.
The book-titled I Am Ruby Bridges -intertwines poetry and vibrant imagery, created by renowned artist Nikkolas Smith , to capture Bridges' pioneering...
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Proctor High School Student Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teammate In Locker Room

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MINNEAPOLIS - A Proctor High School student has been charged for an alleged sexual assault of a football teammate last fall.
According to the St. Louis County Attorney's Office, a 17-year-old Proctor football player was charged Friday in juvenile court with third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Prosecutors have asked that the case be moved into criminal court.
According to the petition, the teenager, with the help of others, held the victim down and removed his pants outside of the Proctor football locker room. The teenager penetrated the victim with the handle of a toilet plunger.
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WATCH: 8-year-old boy's wish to become police officer comes true

WATCH: 8-year-old boy's wish to become police officer comes true

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An 8-year-old boy's wish to become a police officer came true Friday morning thanks to Make-A-Wish.
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Biden names ambassadors to U.K., Brazil

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Ukrainian court rejects request to jail Poroshenko

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