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Chicago Tribune
Secret recording divulged by defense in shooting of Chicago copAttorneys for a man charged with shooting a Chicago police officer in 2012 drop
Secret recording divulged by defense in shooting of Chicago cop
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Attorneys for a man charged with shooting a Chicago police officer in 2012 dropped another potential bombshell Friday: the existence of a recording that could contradict the sworn testimony of a Cook County prosecutor. The disclosure further raises... Read more
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Washington Post
Police say repeat offenders driving crime rise in District and elsewhereD.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier comforts a grieving mother at the scene where
Police say repeat offenders driving crime rise in District and elsewhere
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier comforts a grieving mother at the scene where her son was fatally shot Aug. 18, 2015, on the front lawn of St. Luke Roman Catholic Church on East Capitol Street Southeast in Washington. (J. Lawler Duggan/For The... Read more
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Washington Post
Police say repeat offenders driving crime rise in District and elsewhereD.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier comforts a grieving mother at the scene where
Police say repeat offenders driving crime rise in District and elsewhere
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier comforts a grieving mother at the scene where her son was fatally shot Aug. 18, 2015, on the front lawn of St. Luke Roman Catholic Church on East Capitol Street Southeast in Washington. (J. Lawler Duggan/For The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Costs, delays mounting on taxpayer-backed suburban rehab projectOn a recent Sunday morning, Porter sprang out of his chair at the altar of the
Costs, delays mounting on taxpayer-backed suburban rehab project
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
On a recent Sunday morning, Porter sprang out of his chair at the altar of the Proviso Missionary Baptist Church in the heart of Maywood. The congregation was celebrating its 43rd anniversary, and he was pepping up the few dozen people, from babies... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Protestors demand police board fire cop acquitted in fatal shootingCommunity activists and demonstrators shut down a Chicago Police Board meeting
Protestors demand police board fire cop acquitted in fatal shooting
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Community activists and demonstrators shut down a Chicago Police Board meeting Thursday night as they angrily demanded the firing of Detective Dante Servin, an officer acquitted in the fatal shooting of Rekia Boyd in 2012. About 200 people packed... Read more
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WBEZ91.5
Cook County Democrats choose not to endorse in two big racesAnybody who thinks the old way of Chicago politics is fading, hasn’t been by th
Cook County Democrats choose not to endorse in two big races
WBEZ91.5 / Posted 13 days ago
Anybody who thinks the old way of Chicago politics is fading, hasn’t been by the Erie Cafe this week. All day Tuesday, and most of the day Wednesday, 80 Cook County Democratic heavyweights — including familiar names like Burke, Madigan and Berrios —... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Duckworth, Zopp fail to score Cook County backing for U.S. SenateThe two highest-profile Democratic U.S. Senate candidates failed Wednesday to p
Duckworth, Zopp fail to score Cook County backing for U.S. Senate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
The two highest-profile Democratic U.S. Senate candidates failed Wednesday to persuade a majority of Cook County party leaders to endorse them. As a result, Democratic committeemen from the city and suburbs voted in favor of an "open primary" in the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cook County Democrats won't endorse Duckworth or ZoppCook County Democrats won't endorse a candidate in the U.S. Senate primary race
Cook County Democrats won't endorse Duckworth or Zopp
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Cook County Democrats won't endorse a candidate in the U.S. Senate primary race between U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman Estates and Chicago Urban League head Andrea Zopp. The two will compete on March 15 for the chance to take on Republican... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
State's Attorney Alvarez faces challenge for Democratic backingCook County Democratic leaders will gather Tuesday to make endorsements in the
State's Attorney Alvarez faces challenge for Democratic backing
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Cook County Democratic leaders will gather Tuesday to make endorsements in the March 2016 primary election, and State's Attorney Anita Alvarez is expected to face some opposition as she seeks backing for a third term. Three potential challengers are... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Man whose murder conviction was overturned won't be retriedCHICAGO (AP) - The Cook County state's attorney's office won't retry a man whos
Man whose murder conviction was overturned won't be retried
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 19 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Cook County state's attorney's office won't retry a man whose conviction for the murder and attempted rape of a Chicago woman was overturned last month after he served 27 years in prison. A prosecutor told Judge Alfredo Maldonado... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Man whose murder conviction was overturned won't be retriedCHICAGO (AP) - The Cook County state's attorney's office won't retry a man whos
Man whose murder conviction was overturned won't be retried
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 19 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Cook County state's attorney's office won't retry a man whose conviction for the murder and attempted rape of a Chicago woman was overturned last month after he served 27 years in prison. A prosecutor told Judge Alfredo Maldonado... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cook County prosecutors won't try ex-inmate after conviction droppedThe Cook County state's attorney's office has decided not to prosecute a man wh
Cook County prosecutors won't try ex-inmate after conviction dropped
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
The Cook County state's attorney's office has decided not to prosecute a man who fought to clear his name after serving more than 27 years in prison for the 1980 murder and attempted rape of a childhood friend. Daniel Andersen's shoulders shook... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
McCarthy talks gun violence with law enforcement leaders in D.C.Chicago is just one of several major cities dealing with a spike in violence.
McCarthy talks gun violence with law enforcement leaders in D.C.
FOX News Chicago / Posted 29 days ago
Chicago is just one of several major cities dealing with a spike in violence. The concern is so great that mayors and police chiefs gathered for a summit on violence Monday at the nation’s capital. It comes on the heels of yet another brutal... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Police supt. in DC for gun violence summit after dozens shot over weekendCHICAGO–Chicago’s police superintendent is meeting with other police chiefs in
Police supt. in DC for gun violence summit after dozens shot over weekend
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 30 days ago
CHICAGO–Chicago’s police superintendent is meeting with other police chiefs in Washington, D.C. Monday to talk about ways to curb gun violence. The summit follows another deadly weekend in Chicago with three killed and 37 wounded in shootings across... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Man Wrongfully Jailed Killed by Man He Tried to RobNash’s attorney, Kathleen Zellner, said Nash was murdered during "a failed robb
Man Wrongfully Jailed Killed by Man He Tried to Rob
NBC Chicago / Posted 1 months ago
Nash’s attorney, Kathleen Zellner, said Nash was murdered during "a failed robbery attempt." Police on Thursday said an investigation revealed Nash allegedly tried to rob a 30-year-old Mount Prospect man who he had a "long drug history" with." DNA... Read more
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