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Man charged in 7-year-old Serenity Broughton’s murder

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Good morning, Chicago —
Here’s the latest news from around the area this morning.
Chicago police yesterday announced murder charges against a man allegedly involved in the August shooting that killed a 7-year-old girl and wounded her sister on the Northwest Side. Aireon Luster, 24, faces charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder following the Aug. 15 death of Serenity Broughton.
Meanwhile in Washington, D.C., Chicago’s post office delivery problems will take center stage during a congressional hearing over service issues at USPS. Among the expected witnesses are Chicago postmaster Eddie Morgan Jr. and Mack Julion, a representative of the National Association of Letter Carriers.
And our Maudlyne Ihejirika looks back at the life and legacy of activist, educator and historian Timuel Black, who died yesterday at age 102. Tributes poured in afterwards from former president Barack Obama, Rev. Jesse Jackson and others for the revered scholar and griot of Chicago’s Black community.
Get even more news below, and thanks for reading.
Satchel Price, assistant audience engagement editor
Man charged in 7-year-old Serenity Broughton’s murder; case had split cops, prosecutors
Chicago’s post office delivery problems to take center stage in House hearing Friday
Timuel Black, historian, civil rights activist, dies at 102
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