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Salon.com
How Chicago lost the George Lucas museum: A cautionary taleGary McCarthy in December 2015, and activists demonstrated their electoral powe
How Chicago lost the George Lucas museum: A cautionary tale
Salon.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Gary McCarthy in December 2015, and activists demonstrated their electoral power by defeating Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez in the Illinois primary election in March 2016. This was due impart to grassroots efforts organized by Black... Read more
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DW
Freddie Gray, Chicago, Black Lives Matter and US police | Americas |down over his forehead, he called for the resignations of both Chicago Police D
Freddie Gray, Chicago, Black Lives Matter and US police | Americas |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
down over his forehead, he called for the resignations of both Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy and Anita Alvarez, the state's attorney for Cook County, who took over a year to bring charges against Van Dyke. Jackson touched... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Man Kicked in Head by Cop Re-Arrested, Chargedand resisting arrest in connection with Thursday’s arrest, said Sally Daly, a s
Man Kicked in Head by Cop Re-Arrested, Charged
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
and resisting arrest in connection with Thursday’s arrest, said Sally Daly, a spokeswoman for Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez. All of the charges are felonies, Daly said. O’Neal’s arrest came after the FOP’s president, Dean Angelo,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago cop faulted for fatal shooting – 10 months after he resigned2011, he was stripped of his police powers and prosecutors launched investigati
Chicago cop faulted for fatal shooting – 10 months after he resigned
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
2011, he was stripped of his police powers and prosecutors launched investigations. In 2013, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez declined to charge Sierra, saying he had reason to believe Farmer was armed and posed a threat. The FBI also... Read more
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Salon.com
Lawyer: Suit settled in Chicago teen’s fatal police shootingmisconduct cases, resulting in the payout of more than $500 million in the last
Lawyer: Suit settled in Chicago teen’s fatal police shooting
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
misconduct cases, resulting in the payout of more than $500 million in the last decade. Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez chose not to file charges against officers Kevin Fry and Lou Toth after reviewing an investigation by the... Read more
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ABC News
Suit Settled in Chicago Teen's Fatal Police Shootingmisconduct cases, resulting in the payout of more than $500 million in the last
Suit Settled in Chicago Teen's Fatal Police Shooting
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
misconduct cases, resulting in the payout of more than $500 million in the last decade. Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez chose not to file charges against officers Kevin Fry and Lou Toth after reviewing an investigation by the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Chicago releases videos of police shootingsEmanuel appointed a task force to look into police practices and dismissed the
Chicago releases videos of police shootings
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
Emanuel appointed a task force to look into police practices and dismissed the city’s police superintendent. In March, Anita Alvarez, the state’s attorney for Cook County, the prosecutor who waited 13 months before taking action against Van... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Chicago releases videos of police shootingspattern of institutional failures by the department and that the department had
Chicago releases videos of police shootings
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
pattern of institutional failures by the department and that the department had lost the trust of residents. In March, Anita Alvarez, the state’s attorney for Cook County, the prosecutor who waited 13 months before taking action against Officer... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
105 years for gunman in slaying of Chicago police officerthe earlier shooting, returned to the scene. Both he and Harris wielded guns, w
105 years for gunman in slaying of Chicago police officer
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
the earlier shooting, returned to the scene. Both he and Harris wielded guns, while Walker drove the car. State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, who personally prosecuted the case, sought maximum sentences for Walker and Harris, saying “the criminals... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Judge to appoint special prosecutor in Laquan McDonald caseGaughan said Thursday that he would search for an outside prosecutor after the
Judge to appoint special prosecutor in Laquan McDonald case
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Gaughan said Thursday that he would search for an outside prosecutor after the embattled Cook County state's attorney, Anita Alvarez, asked last month to step aside. She lost a March primary election battle under withering criticism of her... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge agrees to appoint special prosecutor in Laquan McDonald killingrelease of the videotaped shooting. Judge Vincent Gaughan had little choice bu
Judge agrees to appoint special prosecutor in Laquan McDonald killing
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
release of the videotaped shooting. Judge Vincent Gaughan had little choice but to take the action after State's Attorney Anita Alvarez withdrew last month from the case in the face of her resounding re-election loss in the Democratic primary in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge agrees to appoint special prosecutor in Laquan McDonald killingrelease of the videotaped shooting. Judge Vincent Gaughan had little choice bu
Judge agrees to appoint special prosecutor in Laquan McDonald killing
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
release of the videotaped shooting. Judge Vincent Gaughan had little choice but to take the action after State's Attorney Anita Alvarez withdrew last month from the case in the face of her resounding re-election loss in the Democratic primary in... Read more
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