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Jan 11, 2016 Share
Judge to Decide This Week on 2013 Shooting Video's Release

Judge to Decide This Week on 2013 Shooting Video's Release

A video showing the 2013 police shooting of 17-year-old Cedrick Chatman could be ordered released this week, becoming the latest in a string of Chicago police shooting videos made public since November. Read More

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Jan 8, 2016 Share
McDonald Family Accused City of Intimidating Witnesses: Docs

McDonald Family Accused City of Intimidating Witnesses: Docs

Newly released documents reveal that nearly a year ago, attorneys representing the family of LaQuan McDonald accused the city directly of intimidating witnesses in an effort to get them to change their stories. Read More

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Jan 7, 2016 Share
Percentage of Black Firefighters Has Declined in Chicago: Data

Percentage of Black Firefighters Has Declined in Chicago: Data

The percentage of uniformed African-American firefighters in Chicago has declined over the last decade, according to data provide by the city. Read More

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Jan 4, 2016 Share
Docs Reveal Suicide Suspected Minutes After Cop Found Shot

Docs Reveal Suicide Suspected Minutes After Cop Found Shot

Newly released documents reveal that at least one Fox Lake Police officer questioned whether Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz might have taken his own life, within minutes of his body being discovered last September. Read More

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Jan 4, 2016 Share
Concerns Raised About Wall Prior to Deadly Collapse at Ford Plant

Concerns Raised About Wall Prior to Deadly Collapse at Ford Plant

An auto worker raised concerns to government inspectors about the condition of a wall at the Ford assembly plant in south Chicago more than a year before a section of it collapsed and killed a contractor on Saturday, according... Read More

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Dec 31, 2015 Share
City Releases Emails on Laquan McDonald Shooting

City Releases Emails on Laquan McDonald Shooting

In a classic case of “be careful what you wish for,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office released some 3,000 pages of emails Friday, relating to the mayor’s management of the Laquan McDonald crisis. Read More

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Dec 23, 2015 Share
Suburban Village Enforcing Unique Traffic Law Faces Big Lawsuit

Suburban Village Enforcing Unique Traffic Law Faces Big Lawsuit

A village in McHenry County with a reputation among some motorists for being a "ticket trap" now faces a million dollar lawsuit filed by a man who said he was unlawfully arrested after criticizing the village's police procedures. Read More

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Dec 23, 2015 Share
Audio Reveals Taser Requested in McDonald Shooting

Audio Reveals Taser Requested in McDonald Shooting

In the weeks since shooting video showing the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was released, there have been questions as to why officers didn’t use a Taser to subdue McDonald rather than deadly force. Read More

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Dec 22, 2015 Share
Serial Stowaway Says She Wants to Tell Her Story

Serial Stowaway Says She Wants to Tell Her Story

Marilyn Hartman wants her story told, but she says it's a story no one wants to hear. Read More

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Dec 18, 2015 Share
Chicago Apartment Residents Say They Want to Recycle, But Buildings Don’t Provide It

Chicago Apartment Residents Say They Want to Recycle, But Buildings Don’t Provide It

If you can’t stand the thought of throwing a plastic bottle in a trash can, try living in a Chicago apartment building. Thousands of apartment residents have reported their buildings do not provide recycling programs, according to... Read More

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