News roundup: Revenge killings, purse snatcher

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News on two revenge killings:

The man who killed his boss at Ramon’s Barber Shop after being fired was sentenced to life in prison last week. Charles Dewayne Hooks, 32, pleaded guilty to murder in the shooting death of Alejandro Fernandez, and a jury decided his punishment.

A Mexican drug cartel member who was involved in a revenge killing at Morelia restaurant in 2009 is back in prison after escaping last year.

An 11-year-old was dragged down the street while trying to stop a robber who stole his mother’s purse in Ravinia Heights before dawn on a Wednesday morning.

Here is a story about the Kessler Theater and all the Grammy winners drawn to its stage, including St. Vincent, who performed there twice in 2011.

By |2015-02-17T16:10:47-05:00February 13th, 2015|News|Comments Off on News roundup: Revenge killings, purse snatcher

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