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    Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

    Lawyers For Man Shot By CPD Say Evidence Withheld By City

    Lawyers For Man Shot By CPD Say Evidence Withheld By City

    Lawyers for a man shot two years ago by Chicago Police, say they have been surprised twice in the last week by 11th hour evidence which was never turned over by city attorneys.

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    Friday, Jan 12, 2018

    Follow A Mysterious Chicago Police Chase From the Beginning

    Follow A Mysterious Chicago Police Chase From the Beginning

    Early in the morning of June 27, 2016, two Chicago police officers chased a Jeep, often at high speeds, for 12 blocks, until the Jeep crashed into another car, killing both drivers. It turned out that the driver of the Jeep...

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  • Investigations

    Thursday, Jan 11, 2018

    Months After Police Chase Tragedy, Questions Remain

    Months After Police Chase Tragedy, Questions Remain

    In the early morning hours last June 27th, Chicago police officer Jamie Jawor and her partner said they believed they had spotted a black Jeep Cherokee involved in a carjacking a few days before. They gave chase to that car,...

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

    Exonerated Individuals Ask Court to Declare Their Innocence

    Exonerated Individuals Ask Court to Declare Their Innocence

    Fifteen Chicago men whose convictions were thrown out in November are now asking for formal certificates of innocence.

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  • Investigations

    Monday, Jan 8, 2018

    Chicago Police Sergeant Challenges Testing System as Rigged

    Chicago Police Sergeant Challenges Testing System as Rigged

    A longtime Chicago police sergeant is suing the city of Chicago and others, including Supt. Eddie Johnson, challenging the lieutenant’s promotion system as rigged on behalf of favored candidates.

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  • Investigations

    Friday, Dec 29, 2017

    City Data Reveals Surge in Chicago Carjackings

    City Data Reveals Surge in Chicago Carjackings

    A construction worker resting in his personal vehicle near a job site early Tuesday morning at Walton and State experienced what he calls the “scariest” moment of his life when he said a hooded man pointed a gun at him and...

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  • Investigations

    Monday, Dec 11, 2017

    Renowned Illinois Coach Banned From USA Gymnastics

    Renowned Illinois Coach Banned From USA Gymnastics

    The gymnastics community let out a collective “shock” and “disbelief” on Monday upon learning the news that former elite gymnast Todd Gardiner of the Illinois Gymnastics Institute and one of the most decorated Illinois coaches...

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  • Investigations

    Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

    Kratom: It's Legal, But Could it Be Deadly?

    Kratom: It's Legal, But Could it Be Deadly?

    Chances are you’ve never heard of a substance called Kratom. It is variously described as a dietary supplement, or an herb, or an outright drug. To many, it’s a miracle cure.

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  • Investigations

    Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

    Computer Glitches Impact Illinois Families Waiting For Aid

    Computer Glitches Impact Illinois Families Waiting For Aid

    Concerned social workers and their clients tell NBC 5 Investigates a new computer system that is supposed to assist Illinois families could spoil the holidays for tens of thousands of residents who are applying for food and medical...

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