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Family of Little League champ without a home base of their own

Jaheim Benton, No. 8 on the Jackie Robinson West team, has been homeless since June, according to his mother, Devona Benton. She works as a home care provider for the elderly, but her hours were cut and the family had to split up because they couldn’t afford their South Side apartment.

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Judge rips defendants but dismisses 'cover-up' suit in Koschman case

A federal judge blasted the Chicago Police Department and Cook County state’s attorney’s office but dismissed a lawsuit that accused police, prosecutors and City Hall of an “official cover-up” to keep former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s nephew Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko from being charged in the death of David Koschman.

    Jackie Robinson West Victory Celebration

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