Man charged with murder in Northwest Side shooting

Cook County Jail. | Sun-Times file photo Julio Rubio-Gonzalez, 19, was ordered held without bail Thursday for Carlos Cruz’s murder in December. A 19-year-old man is facing murder charges in a fatal shooting in the Mayfair neighborhood on the Northwest …

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US demands Myanmar release protesters, journalists

By Matthew Lee | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Biden administration stepped up its condemnation of the coup in Myanmar on Thursday, demanding that military authorities stop their brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters and release demonstrators and journalists who have …

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93-year-old man killed in Matteson crash

A 93-year-old man was killed in a crash March 3, 2021, in Matteson. | File photo Shawkat Rafati was involved in a crash about 12:05 p.m. at Vollmer Road and Odyssey Boulevard, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. …

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Thursday’s high school basketball scores

Richards’ Daniel Jones (30) on the way to the basket avoids Tinley Park’s Bryant Green. All the scores from Thursday, March 4, 2021. Please send scores and corrections to preps@suntimes.com Thursday, March 4, 2021 CATHOLIC – CROSSOVER St. Joseph at …

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Dallas police officer charged in two slayings

By Jake Bleiberg | Associated Press DALLAS — A Dallas police officer was arrested Thursday on two counts of capital murder, more than a year and a half after a man told investigators that he kidnapped and killed two people …

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Advertisers prepare for Apple’s changes

Summary List Placement Good morning and welcome to Insider Advertising for March 5. I’m senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here’s what’s going on: First, our reporter Ashley Rodriguez is hosting an hour-long chat with execs from Molson Coors, Roku, …

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Banking fintech providers and startups to watch in 2021

Summary List Placement The COVID-19 pandemic has sped up our transition to a digital and cashless society, causing more people to become reliant on technology as a means to manage their money. As customer expectations evolve and more companies populate …

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Senate begins consideration of $1.9T relief bill

By Alan Fram | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Thursday to begin debating a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, after Democrats made eleventh-hour changes aimed at ensuring they could pull President Joe Biden’s top legislative priority through the …

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