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Dec 9, 2015 Share
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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Dec 8, 2015 Share
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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Dec 8, 2015 Share
Homeowners Near O’Hare Encounter Sound Insulating Issue

Homeowners Near O’Hare Encounter Sound Insulating Issue

Jet noise is an unpleasant fact of life for people who live near O’Hare International Airport. But for some homeowners in west suburban Wood Dale, it’s a bad situation made worse by an invisible dividing line that prevents... Read More

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Dec 7, 2015 Share
Mayor Emanuel's Problems Continue to Grow

Mayor Emanuel's Problems Continue to Grow

Saying Chicago is at an inflection point, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said at a Monday afternoon press conference he welcomes at Department of Justice probe into the Chicago Police Department. Read More

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Dec 4, 2015 Share
Officials Release Full Laquan McDonald Police Report

Officials Release Full Laquan McDonald Police Report

Chicago Police have released the complete police report documenting the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald on Oct. 20, 2014. Read More

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Dec 4, 2015 Share
Video From Burger King Near McDonald Shooting Released

Video From Burger King Near McDonald Shooting Released

Newly released video from surveillance cameras at a Burger King restaurant, near the scene where 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer last year, confirms that the video is missing 86 minutes... Read More

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Dec 3, 2015 Share
Family Fights to Have Video of Teen’s Fatal Shooting Released

Family Fights to Have Video of Teen’s Fatal Shooting Released

On the same day a Cook County judge ordered dashcam video showing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald’s fatal shooting by a Chicago police officer be released, a federal magistrate judge granted the city of Chicago’s request that... Read More

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Dec 3, 2015 Share
'Serial Stowaway' Marilyn Hartman Goes Free From Jail

'Serial Stowaway' Marilyn Hartman Goes Free From Jail

So-called “serial stowaway” Marilyn Hartman was freed from custody Friday morning under an agreement where she will be placed on GPS-based electronic monitoring to keep her away from Chicago’s airports. Read More

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Dec 2, 2015 Share
 Email Reveals First Question to City About Laquan McDonald Video

Email Reveals First Question to City About Laquan McDonald Video

The very first question surrounding dashcam video of the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald came on Dec. 8, 2014, from independent journalist Jamie Kalven, NBC 5 Investigates found. Read More

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Dec 1, 2015 Share
McCarthy's Tenure Full of Highs and Lows

McCarthy's Tenure Full of Highs and Lows

At just short of 4 years and seven months, ousted Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy served longer than either of his two predecessors, Jody Weis and Phil Cline. Read More

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