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#PermitPatty Is Unafraid to Call the Police Even on Eight-Year-Olds

#PermitPatty Is Unafraid to Call the Police Even on Eight-Year-Olds

Eight-Year-Old Jourdan did not expect someone to call the police on her much less for selling water bottles per her mother’s supervision. Confronted only after 15 minutes of standing outside by the CEO of a medical marijuana company, Allison Ettel, Jourdan was asked if she had a permit for selling water and if not, she would […]

Blue Lights Deter Intravenous Drug Users

Blue Lights Deter Intravenous Drug Users

Some stores have installed blue lights in their bathrooms to deter drug use. The blue light makes it difficult for intravenous drug users to see their veins. This idea has been available for some time; however, it is getting a fresh look due to the opioid epidemic across the nation. “The hardest-core opiate user still […]

Paramedics Surprised at Teen Proclaimed Dead but Still Moving

Paramedics Surprised at Teen Proclaimed Dead but Still Moving

Outside of a party, 17-year-old Erin Carey was shot multiple times in the head, labeled dead, and then laid under a sheet on the ground. It was only when onlookers noticed movement, as of the exhalation of breath, did paramedics realize that the teen needed treatment as he was still alive. On Monday, June 18, 2018, a […]

She Is Not What She “SIMS” Like

She Is Not What She “SIMS” Like

Video games are a favorite downtime activity for many guys. Whether it is screaming at someone else online to pass them the ball, or screaming at the game itself because “they cheated” on them. Girls do not play video games right? Wrong. There are actually many video games that are strictly made just for girls. According […]

READI Program for at Risk Youth in North Lawndale

READI Program for at Risk Youth in North Lawndale

Jose Wilson is the Director of Workforce Programs and Clinical Systems in the North Lawndale Employment Network, within the Rapid Employment and Development Initiative (READI) program. This is a program for at-risk emerging adults on the South Side of Chicago. Currently, the program serves four neighborhoods: Englewood, Austin, West Garfield Park, and North Lawndale.  The […]

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