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Robert Sandifer
Robert "Yummy" Sandifer (March 12, 1983 – September 1, 1994) was an 11-year-old Americans, American boy from Chicago, Illinois. Sandifer's murder by fellow gang members in Chicago garnered national attention because of his age, resulting in his appearance on the cover of ''Time (magazine), Time'' magazine in September 1994. Nicknamed "Yummy" because of his love of cookies, standing 137 cm (4 ft 6 in), Sandifer was a young member of the gang, street gang the Black Disciples (BD). After committing murder, arson and armed robbery, he was murdered by his own fellow gang members who feared he could become an informant, and that he was attracting too much attention towards their activities. Coverage of Sandifer's death and retrospectives on his short, violent life were widely published in the American media. Sandifer became a symbol of the gang problem in American inner cities, the failure of social safety nets, and the shortcomings of the American juvenile justice system, j ...
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(''City in a Garden''); I Will , image_map = , map_caption = Interactive maps of Chicago , coordinates = , coordinates_footnotes = , subdivision_type = Country , subdivision_name = , subdivision_type1 = U.S. state, State , subdivision_type2 = List of counties in Illinois, Counties , subdivision_name1 = Illinois , subdivision_name2 = Cook County, Illinois, Cook, DuPage County, Illinois, DuPage , established_title = Settled , established_date = circa 1780 , established_title2 = , established_date2 = August 12, 1833 , established_title3 = Municipal corporation, Incorporated (city) , established_date3 = March 4, 1837 , founder = Jean Baptiste Point du Sable , government_type = Mayor–council government ...
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Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Illinois)
The ''Daily Herald'' is a daily newspaper based in Arlington Heights, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. The newspaper is distributed in the northern, northwestern and western suburbs of Chicago. It is the namesake of the Daily Herald Media Group, and through it is the leading subsidiary of Paddock Publications. The paper started in 1871 and was independently owned and run by four generations of the Paddock family. In 2018, the Paddock family sold its stake in the paper to its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, employee stock ownership plan.https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20181206/after-120-years-paddock-family-sells-stake-in-daily-herald-to-employees The paper's longtime slogan has been "To fear God, tell the truth, and make money." Areas of circulation The ''Daily Herald'' serves Cook County, Illinois, Cook, DuPage County, DuPage, Kane County, Illinois, Kane, Lake County, Illinois, Lake, and McHenry County, Illinois, McHenry counties and has a coverage area of ...
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