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CCNM May 30, 2018

What a great ending to an interesting series between the  Chicago White Sox and the Texas Rangers. Out of all four of the games the White Sox only lost one which was Friday evening. Thursday they won and on Saturday the crazy weather didn’t stop die hard fans from packing the Guaranteed Rate Field. Dark […]

CCNM April 27, 2018

Is It Worth It  Reported by Marcus Robinson   On a nice spring day, Thursday evening in the    River North and Gold Coast areas, a man went on a carjacking spree. At Oak and Rush Street a victim was shot in the arm.   The suspect was apprehended and is now being questioned by arrested by the […]

CCNM April 6, 2018

By: Brian J. Vickers Recently Euraina Shaviss talked with Photojournalist Brian Vickers of CCNEWS Media about the very first man she ever fell in love with at the tender age of 15. In the summer of 1997, Shaviss returned to Chicago for a visit with her mother. One day she went into a restaurant on […]

CCNM March 19, 2018

By Marcus Robinson The Chicago State University gymnasium was packed with fans from Whitney Young and Simeon High Schools on last Monday night as two of the best schools battled it out on the basketball court.         At one point in the game Simeon lead by many points but Whitney Young fired back and held […]

CCNM March 13, 2018

On Saturday March 3, 2018 Photojournalist Brian Vickers of CCNEWS Media, walked into the Sprint Cellular store, located at 4700 block on Kimball Street, in the Ravenswood area. An event, sponsored by 670 THE SCORE, the new radio home of the Chicago Bulls where the featured guest was former Center/Forward of the Chicago Bulls, Bill Wennington. […]

CCNM March 13, 2018

By Marcus Robinson   Raynell Brutton started his modeling career the day I first did a photo shoot of him. He went a step beyond doing simple shoots with me.  Raynell moved on to meeting with other photographers who he felt could help him further his career in modeling. My work with young men has […]

CCNM March 1, 2018

By CCN • February 26, 2018 By: Brian J. Vickers             IDOC (Illinois Department of Corrections) inmate-Patrick Sykes, reached out Photojournalist Brian Vickers of CCNEWS Media, ‘to help him prove his innocence.’ Sykes is currently serving a lengthy prison sentence for the 1997 brutal rape, and attempted murder of 9-year-old-Shatoya Currie, also known as ‘Girl-X.’  Sykes, along with Girl-X were […]

CCNM February 12, 2018

Reprint from The National Registry Exonerations By Rob Warden Submitted by Brian Vickers, CCNM PhotoJournalist  On January 12, 2015, Johnnie Savory, convicted of a double murder in 1977 in Peoria, Illinois, was pardoned by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. Almost simultaneously, Savory filed a motion for a new trial on the basis of DNA testing that […]

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