Good morning, Chicago —
Here’s the latest from the area this morning.
Marist High School in Mount Greenwood says it is investigating allegations
that students knelt down and made derisive comments about Mexicans when a disc jockey played a Spanish-language song during the school’s homecoming dance Saturday.
“If you love our food, ethnic fashion, and energy so much… why do you resent us,” 16-year-old student Elizabeth Pacheco asked in a social media video that went viral after the dance.
A once-in-a-lifetime auction of Al Capone’s personal effects, including his “favorite” gun, garnered more than $3.1 million
, well above what the auction house expected. Capone’s .45-caliber Colt model 1911 semi-automatic pistol sold for $1 million.
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Satchel Price, assistant audience engagement editor