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Sun-Times reporter Kim Janssen wins ‘best obituary’ award

The Society of Professional Obituary Writers has given its award for the best obituary published in 2012 to Chicago Sun-Times reporter Kim Janssen for his reporting on Delfino “Don Vale” Mora, a Mexican immigrant who found a better life for himself and his family in Chicago but ended up a victim of the city’s violence.


Gun violence reverberates through nation in a year of mass killings


NEIL STEINBERG: At the stroke of midnight ushering in 2012, Michael Smith, was among the Chicagoans who fired a gun in to the air. According Read More


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