Chicago Man Accused of 2015 Dismemberment and Killing 2-Year-Old Baby Acquitted on All Charges

BTN STAFF In 2016, Kamal Harris was charged with the killing of 2-year-old Kyrian Knox on the West Side of Chicago. The gruesome murder took place in 2015 and the baby was not only killed but dismembered and dumped in a lagoon. Harris took the witness stand in his defense Continue Reading

Chicago Police called Dead Teen and Baby Cut from Womb “Disgusting and thoroughly Disturbing”

BTN STAFF The body of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez was found in a garbage can on the Southwest side of Chicago. 40-year-old Clarisa Figueroa and her daughter have been charged with her murder after being accused of strangling Ochoa-Lopez and cutting her baby out her wound. Figueroa’s boyfriend was also charged Continue Reading

Black McDonald’s Operators Association Support Chicagoland Students on the 21st annual PUSH Excel HBCU College Tour

Article Submission The Black McDonald’s Operators Association (BMOA) is recently sponsored a collection of Chicagoland high school students to participate in college tours visiting historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) across the southeast United States. In conjunction with Operation PUSH and the PUSH Excel program and Metropolitan Family Services and Continue Reading

14-Year-Old Football Prospect Killed by Stray Bullet in Illinois

BTN STAFF A top football prospect was shot and killed by a stray bullet last week. Jaylon McKenzie, 14 of the St. Louis suburb of Belleville Illinois was shot after leaving a party last week. McKenzie was featured in Sports Illustrated last November in an article titled “Six Teens Who Continue Reading

Sick and Twisted: Parents Charged with Murdering their Own 5-Year-Old Son in Illinois

BTN STAFF Authorities in Crystal Lake Illinois found the body of a 5-year-old boy who was reported missing last week. The parents of Andrew “AJ” Freund have been charged with his murder after initially calling 911 and saying that boy walked out their house. Last Wednesday, AJ’s dad told the Continue Reading

Kim Foxx Text Messages Regarding Jussie Smollett and R. Kelly Shows that Justice System is Flawed

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer More information has been released regarding Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx handling of Empire actor Jussie Smollett case. Foxx’s office released nearly 200 pages of texts screenshots and 3,600 pages of emails this week that revealed conversations between public officials. In one of those Continue Reading