A 2-year-old boy and a 26-year-old man were killed, and a woman was injured, in a shooting in Chicago that was streamed in a Facebook Live video by one of the victims.


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Takiya Holmes was an 11-year-old girl shot in Chicago over the weekend. Antwan Jones was charged with her murder.

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Jedidiah Brown, a Chicago activist, streamed Facebook Live videos as he threatened suicide in a police standoff. Brown once stormed the stage at a Trump rally.

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Chris Kennedy, a businessman and the son of the late Robert F. Kennedy, will run for Illinois Governor in 2018.

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Lowell Houser, a Chicago police officer, has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Jose Nieves. Houser was off duty when he shot Nieves, police say.

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Brittany Herring (Brittany Covington) and Tanishia Covington are two sisters accused in the Chicago torture video Facebook Live case. See photos of them.

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Chicago Police have charged four people with hate crime and several other charges in the brutal torture and kidnapping of a disabled man that was streamed live on Facebook.

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Tesfaye Cooper and Jordan Hill are accused of being among suspects who tortured a special needs man on Facebook Live video while accusing him of supporting Donald Trump.

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Tanishia Covington is accused of being part of a group who tortured a special needs man on Facebook Live video in Chicago, saying he was a Trump supporter.

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The Brittany Herring streamed Chicago Facebook Live torture video is trending on Twitter with the hashtag #BLMKidnapping. But why is Black Lives Matter in it?

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The Chicago torture video contains explicit mentions of race, but Chicago police are stopping short of calling it a hate crime – at least for now.

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Chicago police – commander Kevin Duffin and Superintendent Eddie Johnson – are under fire for referring to the Facebook Live torture/kidnap video as stupidity and not immediately calling it a hate crime.

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That crying mugshot supposedly of Facebook Live Chicago torture video suspect Brittany Herring (Covington)? It’s actually Brittany Shalynn Davis.

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Brittany Herring posted a video on Facebook Live showing a man with special needs being tortured and beaten in Chicago. She and three others are in police custody.

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A man with special needs was tied up and tortured in a Facebook Live video in Chicago, police say. In the video a person can be heard yelling slurs about Donald Trump.

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Chicago murders in 2016 reached the highest number of homicides in the past 20 years and were more than Los Angeles and New York combined.

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