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Family mourns, calls for justice at vigil for Homewood teen

Alexis Wilson’s family gathered on what would have been her 20th birthday, Oct. 8, at Baba’s Famous Steak and Lemonade in Dolton.

Rather than a celebration, the event was a vigil to mourn the loss of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduate, who was killed by Dolton police at the fast food restaurant on July 27.

Family, friends and supporters offered memories of the teen, but for most, their sadness was laced with anger as they continue to press village officials for a full accounting of the incident.

Cashawn Morris, Alexis’ aunt, was the first to speak. She . . .

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