CHICAGO (AP) - A trial is underway in Chicago of two suspects charged in the 2016 shooting death of the grandson of Illinois Congressman Danny Davis. Fifteen-year-old Javon Wilson was killed coming to his sister's aid during a teenage squabble. Wilson's sister, Khaliyah Wilson, testified Monday that the fight with Tariq Harris and Dijae Banks were over a pair of sneakers they exchanged for a pair of pants. Lawyers for Banks and Harris don't dispute the facts, but call the shooting an accident.
CHICAGO (AP) - A British man charged in the 2017 stabbing death of another man in Chicago has pleaded guilty in a deal that calls for him to testify against a former Northwestern University professor also charged in the killing in exchange for a 45-year-prison sentence. Attorneys announced Monday that former Oxford University employee Andrew Warren has agreed to testify against Wyndham Lathem. They are accused in the August 2017 slaying of Lathem's boyfriend, Trenton Cornell-Duranleau.
CHICAGO (AP) - The National Weather Service says winds as strong as 25 mph (40 kph) are creating dangerous swimming conditions in southern Lake Michigan. The weather service says the swimming risk was high Monday from beaches from Muskegon, Michigan, southward through Indiana and then northward through Illinois to Milwaukee. The weather service says "life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches."
CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois will get over $7 million in Equifax's $700 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will provide up to $425 million in monetary relief to consumers. Federal officials coordinated the investigation with attorneys general nationwide, including Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul.
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