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     November 13, 2019      #14-317 KDJ

Residents, city address violence at town hall

By Lee Provost

KANKAKEE — Latresa Carroll was born and raised in Kankakee, but she no longer lives within the city’s boundaries.

That fact didn’t stop her from voicing her concerns and support as Kankakee searches for ways to curb violence, which has largely been associated with gang activities here.

Now a resident of Bourbonnais, Carroll was the first person to speak at Tuesday’s town hall meeting at Kankakee’s Public Safety Center. Aimed at finding solutions for violence, about 70 people attended the meeting put forth by Mayor Chasity ...

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Lee Provost