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Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015
Cops Want Emanuel to Testify About Police 'Code of Silence'

Cops Want Emanuel to Testify About Police 'Code of Silence'

Could Rahm Emanuel be headed to the witness stand? Attorneys representing two police officers who said they faced retaliation for trying to reveal corruption, say they will call the Mayor to testify about a so-called “code... Read More

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Monday, Dec 14, 2015
City Hall Emails Show Trail to Top Emanuel Aides

City Hall Emails Show Trail to Top Emanuel Aides

Senior members of the Emanuel administration received and sent emails about the video of the police shooting of Laquan McDonald long before the mayor said he was fully briefed, emails obtained by NBC5 News show. Read More

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Monday, Dec 14, 2015
Arbitrator Refuses to Overturn Rules for Suburban Cops and Alcohol

Arbitrator Refuses to Overturn Rules for Suburban Cops and Alcohol

In the midst of arguments about police accountability, many would argue that the last thing law enforcement officers should be doing is having a few drinks before work. Read More

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Friday, Dec 11, 2015
Conversion Therapy for Minors Allowed in Most States, As Illinois Bans It

Conversion Therapy for Minors Allowed in Most States, As Illinois Bans It

A controversial therapy for teenagers and children deemed “harmful” by the U.S. government will soon be illegal in Illinois, but the treatment remains available in Wisconsin, Indiana and forty-two other states. Read More

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Monday, Feb 8, 2016
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Thursday, Dec 10, 2015
As Call for Arms Increases, Officials Give Citizens Gun Safety Training

As Call for Arms Increases, Officials Give Citizens Gun Safety Training

On a Sunday afternoon, students gather in a classroom in west suburban Glen Ellyn, skipping the misery of a Chicago Bears heartbreaker at the hands of San Francisco. Read More

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Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015
Illinois Lawmaker Files Legislation to Remove Mayor Emanuel

Illinois Lawmaker Files Legislation to Remove Mayor Emanuel

State Representative LaShawn Ford, a Chicago Democrat, filed a bill on Wednesday in Springfield to allow for the recall of Emanuel. Read More

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Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015
Fatal Police Shooting Involved Cop at 2 Other Shootings

Fatal Police Shooting Involved Cop at 2 Other Shootings

Another week, another police shooting video. And an officer linked to that shooting, was the shooter himself in still another incident. Read More

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Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015
Some in City Hall Knew of McDonald Video 2 Months After Shooting: Emails

Some in City Hall Knew of McDonald Video 2 Months After Shooting: Emails

E-mails obtained by NBC Chicago through a Freedom of Information Act request show the City Hall press office was made aware of the possibility of a Laquan McDonald dash cam video on Dec. 8, 2014, two months after the teen was shot... Read More

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Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015
Video of 2013 Police Shooting May Be Released

Video of 2013 Police Shooting May Be Released

A video showing the 2013 police shooting of Cedrick Chatman could be ordered released Wednesday. The video, if released, would become the third Chicago police shooting video made public since last month. Read More

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