Chicago http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/category/55-city-market/chicago Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:20:04 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Feds Make 1st Arrest in BP Oil Spill Case http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/449-feds-make-1st-arrest-in-bp-oil-spill-case http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/449-feds-make-1st-arrest-in-bp-oil-spill-case

BP Oil Spill -- Deepwater HorizonNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A BP engineer intentionally deleted more than 300 text messages that said the company’s efforts to control the Gulf of Mexico oil spill were failing, and that the amount of oil leaking was far more than what the company reported, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

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wwp@whoswhopublishing.com (Who's Who Publishing Staff) Chicago Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:50:00 +0000
Cornelius Autopsy Reveals Illness-Related Depression Caused Suicide http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/450-cornelius-autopsy-reveals-illness-related-depression-caused-suicide http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/450-cornelius-autopsy-reveals-illness-related-depression-caused-suicide

Don Cornelius Autopsy ReportWhen Don Cornelius’ suicide became public, fans worldwide wondered why the “Soul Train” icon would take his own life. Now, his autopsy report reveals that illness pushed Cornelius over the edge, according to TMZ.

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Since Cornelius suffered an aneurysm in 1997, seizures plagued him in later years. In the final six

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wwp@whoswhopublishing.com (Who's Who Publishing Staff) Chicago Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:19:00 +0000
NC Ruling Calls Attention To Death Penalty’s Racism http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/451-nc-ruling-calls-attention-to-death-penalty’s-racism http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/451-nc-ruling-calls-attention-to-death-penalty’s-racism

Death Penalty RacismThe practice of capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is one of the most-heavily contended social issues in America and abroad.  There have been many cases involving African Americans that question the racial fairness of the death penalty; most recently, the execution of inmate Troy Davis inspired similar debate.  A report from The

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wwp@whoswhopublishing.com (Who's Who Publishing Staff) Chicago Tue, 24 Apr 2012 20:06:00 +0000
Jennifer Hears Painful Testimony On Family Murders http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/452-jennifer-hears-painful-testimony-on-family-murders http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/452-jennifer-hears-painful-testimony-on-family-murders

Jennifer Hudson TrialCHICAGO — The trial of the man charged with murdering three of Jennifer Hudson‘s family members resumed Tuesday with the Oscar-winner shutting her eyes as a police officer described finding her dead family members.

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Hudson sat next to her fiance as prosecutors shifted their focus to presenting crime

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wwp@whoswhopublishing.com (Who's Who Publishing Staff) Chicago Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:38:00 +0000
Olympic Committee’s First Black Chairman Dead At 93 http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/453-olympic-committee’s-first-black-chairman-dead-at-93 http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/453-olympic-committee’s-first-black-chairman-dead-at-93

Leroy Walker deadDURHAM, N.C. — LeRoy Walker (pictured), the first African-American to lead the U.S. Olympic Committee and the first black man to coach an American Olympic team died Monday. He was 93.

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Walker’s death was confirmed by Scarborough & Hargett Funeral home, but no cause of death was given.

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wwp@whoswhopublishing.com (Who's Who Publishing Staff) Chicago Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:05:00 +0000
Survey: Waiters Discriminate Because Blacks Are Bad Tippers http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/454-survey-waiters-discriminate-because-blacks-are-bad-tippers http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/454-survey-waiters-discriminate-because-blacks-are-bad-tippers

Survey: Waiters Discriminate Because Blacks Are Bad TippersA new study reveals that African Americans are given sub-par treatment by more than a third of waiters at dining establishments because they are bad tippers, according to a North Carolina State University study.

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wwp@whoswhopublishing.com (Who's Who Publishing Staff) Chicago Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:59:00 +0000
Black Kids After Beating White Man: Now That’s Justice For Trayvon http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/455-black-kids-after-beating-white-man-now-that’s-justice-for-trayvon http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/455-black-kids-after-beating-white-man-now-that’s-justice-for-trayvon

mathew owens, trayvon martinA group of Black youths allegedly beat a White man who asked them to stop playing basketball in front of his house in Mobile, Alabama, reports Local15TV.

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Mathew Owens, the victim, is in critical condition at a local hospital. Up to 15 people reportedly attacked Owens on Saturday around 8:30 p.m. His sister says

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wwp@whoswhopublishing.com (Who's Who Publishing Staff) Chicago Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:51:00 +0000
Prosecutors Focus On Evidence After Jennifer Hudson’s Testimony http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/456-prosecutors-focus-on-evidence-after-jennifer-hudson’s-testimony http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/456-prosecutors-focus-on-evidence-after-jennifer-hudson’s-testimony

Jennifer Hudson TrialCHICAGO — Chicago prosecutors created a buzz by calling Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson as their first witness during the trial of the man accused of killing her mother, brother and nephew. But the hard part starts Tuesday, when they’ll have to get down to the nitty-gritty of their case.

With no surviving witnesses to the murders, prosecutors must

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wwp@whoswhopublishing.com (Who's Who Publishing Staff) Chicago Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:35:00 +0000
Share Your Mother’s Day Wishes With Trayvon Martin’s Mom http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/457-share-your-mother’s-day-wishes-with-trayvon-martin’s-mom http://www.whoswhopublishing.com/index.php/component/content/article/55-city-market/chicago/457-share-your-mother’s-day-wishes-with-trayvon-martin’s-mom

Share Your Mother’s Day Wishes With Trayvon Martin’s MomOn February 27 of this year, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was brutally murdered by self-styled neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman as he walked to his father’s home.  When Martin took his last breath and his spirit left this earth, a piece of his mother’s soul went with him.

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The tragedy of Martin’s u

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wwp@whoswhopublishing.com (Who's Who Publishing Staff) Chicago Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:21:00 +0000