asked Gov. JB Pritzker to respond to Black people who say mass shootings in poor minority communities don’t get the same attention as the July 4th massacre in Highland Park — where about 90 percent of residents are white, and the median household income is $147,000.
“Well, I can speak at least for myself. I’m not giving more attention to one than another,” Pritzker said.
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- Off-duty police officer Dan Golden was shot in a Beverly Bar early Saturday morning. The 32-year-old was shot in the back and left paralyzed. (WGN9)
- An 11-year-old boy was charged with carjacking early Monday. Police say the boy was part of a crew that tried to steal a car from a 48-year-old woman. (patch)
- Chicago families living in extreme poverty started receiving $500 monthly grants as part of the country’s largest guaranteed income program. (NBC5)
- Former Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber III died of heat strokes in Texas. Authorities ruled his death an accident. (WGN9)
- Here are the details on how to apply to get a free bicycle as part of a City Hall program doling out 5,000 bikes over the next four years. (FOX32)
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About me: Mark Konkol, recipient of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting, wrote and produced the Peabody Award-winning series “Time: The Kalief Browder Story.” He was a producer, writer and narrator for the “Chicagoland” docuseries on CNN and a consulting producer on the Showtime documentary “16 Shots.”