CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago artist has started a project to show disparities among residents while bringing them together for conversation. The Chicago Tribune reports that Tonika Johnson's "Folded Map" multimedia exhibit features residents from opposite sides of the city. It examines economic, racial and other types of segregation. The exhibit will open July 3 at Loyola University Museum of Art.
CHICAGO (AP) - A suburban Chicago man who fled to Mexico two years ago before he was charged with federal drug crimes has been captured and returned to the United States. Federal prosecutors say 42-year-old Rolando Estrada of Elmwood Park is suspected of importing a fentanyl analogue from China. He's charged with distributing, controlling and possessing drugs.
OSWEGO, Ill. (AP) - A high school principal in northern Illinois has apologized for a yearbook headline that says, "No one ugly allowed." The phrase is above a picture of the Oswego High School cheerleading team. A cheerleader quoted in the yearbook article says it's from a song meant to fire up the team before competitions. But critics on social media blasted the headline as "shameful." Some say it sends a bad message to girls.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Cook County, Illinois medical examiner's office is reviewing the work of a fired pathologist to determine if he made the correct rulings on 218 cases he handled. Medical examiner spokeswoman Becky Schlikerman says the work by John E. Cavanaugh contained both clerical errors and errors with his medical findings. Cavanaugh handled cases from the time he was hired in January 2017 to when he was fired in November. So far, the office has examined 23 cases and changed findings in eight of them.
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