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Two people shot leaving a church, 1 dead

The currently unknown offender allegedly pulled up in a dark colored Chrysler 300, exited the car, and began firing shots with what was believed to be a rifle.

Jussie Smollett to be sentenced March 10

While the charges carry a possible sentence of three years in prison, legal experts have said Smollett is unlikely to get prison time for the low-level felonies.

No bail for suspects in death of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega

The 16-year-old was arrested three times in 2021 for aggravated vehicular hijacking and was on probation at the time of Saturday's shooting, prosecutors said.

11-year-old charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking

No, you did not read the headline wrong. Eleven.

Man in car reported carjacked last week shot by police, in critical condition

Officers reportedly happened upon three currently unknown men occupying a 2011 Honda Accord that was reported carjacked last week. One of the men produced a firearm.

Two charged in fatal shooting of 8-year-old Melissa Ortega

Both suspects have been charged with first-degree murder, and face attempted murder charges, and also face charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

Man charged with two counts of murder from November barbershop shooting

Gates is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one for the man targeted, and one for an accomplice, who was killed by return fire.
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