Rapper Kevin Gates was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months in prison for violating his probation on a weapons charge.

In March, Gates dutifully turned himself in to Chicago authorities, thinking he would be released immediately. But an Illinois judge ordered him held without bail until his hearing.

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bedbugs

A homeless woman covered in bed bugs forced the quarantine and cleanup of a train on Chicago’s CTA Red Line.

A Youtuber uploaded the video of a homeless woman sleeping on a CTA Red Line train on Tuesday. The video shows dozens of bed bugs crawling all over clothes in a bag near the sleeping woman.

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Lavontay White Jr

Chicago is reeling from the gang-related triple shooting that left a 2-year-old boy and his 26-year-old uncle dead on Tuesday. Lavontay White, Jr. and his unnamed uncle were passengers in a maroon sedan driven by 20-year-old Breunna Devonte.

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Barack Obama

President Barack Obama appears to be in denial over the unprecedented spike in violent crimes during his two terms as president. In an op-ed published in the Harvard Law Review, Obama refused to take credit for a 10.8 percent increase in murders from 2014 to 2015 — the largest increase in a single year since 1971.

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Barack Obama

President Barack Obama weighed in on a headline-grabbing hate crime committed by 4 young black people on a mentally disabled white man in his hometown of Chicago.

In two separate interviews on Thursday, President Obama referred to the attack as a “despicable” and “terrible” hate crime.

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Jovan Wilson Rep Danny Davis

Chicago police have arrested 2 teenagers in the shooting death of Jovan Wilson, the 15-year-old grandson of U.S. Rep. Danny Davis.

Police say Tariq Harris, a 16-year-old boy, and Dijae Banks, a 17-year-old girl, forced their way into Jovan’s home in the Englewood neighborhood on the city’s South Side around 7 p.m. Friday.

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Dwyane Wade Gabrielle Union

NBA superstar Dwyane Wade, 34, and his wife, actress Gabrielle Union celebrated their 2nd year wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Gabby uploaded this happy image on her Instagram page on Monday. She captioned the photo: “#MCE … Anniversary Eve … All you need is love”.

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