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Murder of Emmett Till memorialized 60 years later

The 60th anniversary of Till's murder was memorialized Friday with a motorcade processional from his funeral site at Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ at 4021 S. State St. to his burial site at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, hosted by Till's relatives and the Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation.

    Murder of Emmett Till memorialized 60 years later
    The Chicago pastor vividly remembers the night 60 years ago when two white men came for his cousin Emmett Till. "Fear just gripped me," said the Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr. "You couldn't call anyone but God for help, so that's what I did. I prayed." Till was murdered Aug.
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Aug 27

Emmett Till memorial to include family of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown

...from the site of his historic funeral at Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ, 4021 S. State St., to his grave at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip. Till's family members and local...

    Emmett Till memorial to include family of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown
    The parents of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown plan to take part this weekend in the 60 t h anniversary memorial of the murder of Emmett Till. On Aug. 28, 1955, Till was beaten and shot for reportedly whistling at a white woman while visiting relatives in Mississippi.
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10 people wounded in separate shootings

The man was standing outside in the 4200 block of South State Street when someone fired shots from a passing vehicle, striking him in the back and in the right arm, police said. 

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The three people were standing outside in the 1000 block of West 14th Street when a light-colored sedan pulled up to them, said Chicago Police Department spokeswoman Officer Amina Greer. Two unknown attackers stepped out of the car and fired gunshots, Greer said.

At the scene of the shooting, police officers blocked off a section of West 14th Street west of Morgan Street with yellow tape.

...a.m. Saturday, a 24-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 2900 block of South Ashland Avenue in the Lower West Side neighorhood, police said. Police officers discovered the man lying on...

...on the North Side, Greer said. The woman was sitting in a car in the 1300 block of North Hudson Avenue when she heard gunshots and realized she was struck in the leg, Greer said. The...

...on the South Side, Greer said. Both were standing outside with a group in the 5500 block of South Hermitage Avenue when they heard shots and realized they were struck, Greer said...

...neighborhood on the West Side, Greer said. The man was inside a vehicle in the 5100 block of West Division Street when a light-colored sedan pulled up alongside and someone inside it fired shots, Greer...

...neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. The woman was standing outside in the 11000 block of South Vernon Avenue when someone fired shots from a passing brown van, Greer said. The woman was struck...

    Woman hurt in drive-by shooting in Roseland
    A 36-year-old woman was wounded in a drive-by shooting late Friday evening in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. The woman was standing outside in the 11000 block of South Vernon Avenue when someone fired shots from a passing brown van, said Chicago Police Department spokeswoman Officer Amina Greer.
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