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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Chicago cop won't be fired for Ferguson shooting commentCHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's police superintendent says an officer who made raciall
Chicago cop won't be fired for Ferguson shooting comment
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 10 minutes ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's police superintendent says an officer who made racially charged remarks in a video that included the taunt Michael Brown "deserved it" won't be fired. The killing of the unarmed Brown by a white officer in Ferguson, Missouri... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago cop won't be fired for Ferguson shooting commentCHICAGO -- Chicago's police superintendent says an officer who made racially ch
Chicago cop won't be fired for Ferguson shooting comment
Daily Herald / Posted 34 minutes ago
CHICAGO -- Chicago's police superintendent says an officer who made racially charged remarks in a video that included the taunt Michael Brown "deserved it" won't be fired. The killing of the unarmed Brown by a white officer in Ferguson, Missouri... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago marks deadliest day by gunfire in more than a decadeIt has been a deadly start to September in Chicago, with at least 13 people fat
Chicago marks deadliest day by gunfire in more than a decade
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
It has been a deadly start to September in Chicago, with at least 13 people fatally shot over 36 hours across the city this week. Nine of those killings occurred on Wednesday, including the apparent accidental shooting death of an 11-year-old boy.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Security ushers Emanuel away as Dyett protesters take to stage at budget hearingMayor Rahm Emanuel's security detail ushered him away after protesters trying t
Security ushers Emanuel away as Dyett protesters take to stage at budget hearing
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's security detail ushered him away after protesters trying to keep open a Bronzeville high school rushed the stage during a Wednesday night public budget hearing. The turn of events unfolded as about 500 people were gathered for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
lawmaker a setback to Madigan in battle with Rauner on labor billHouse Speaker Michael Madigan's efforts to override Republican Gov. Bruce Raune
lawmaker a setback to Madigan in battle with Rauner on labor bill
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
House Speaker Michael Madigan's efforts to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a union-backed bill that would prevent a strike or lockout were dealt a blow Wednesday when one Democratic lawmaker said he would not be returning to the... Read more
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WA Today
Guns, gangs, 'Ferguson effect' cited as murder rates rise sharply in US citiesTamiko Holmes, a mother of five who lost two of her children in separate shooti
Guns, gangs, 'Ferguson effect' cited as murder rates rise sharply in US cities
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Tamiko Holmes, a mother of five who lost two of her children in separate shootings in Milwaukee, before finally leaving the city with her remaining children. Photo: New York Times Milwaukee: Cities across the nation are seeing a startling rise in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Guns, gangs, 'Ferguson effect' cited as murder rates rise sharply in US citiesTamiko Holmes, a mother of five who lost two of her children in separate shooti
Guns, gangs, 'Ferguson effect' cited as murder rates rise sharply in US cities
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Tamiko Holmes, a mother of five who lost two of her children in separate shootings in Milwaukee, before finally leaving the city with her remaining children. Photo: New York Times Milwaukee: Cities across the nation are seeing a startling rise in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Guns, gangs, 'Ferguson effect' cited as murder rates rise sharply in US citiesTamiko Holmes, a mother of five who lost two of her children in separate shooti
Guns, gangs, 'Ferguson effect' cited as murder rates rise sharply in US cities
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Tamiko Holmes, a mother of five who lost two of her children in separate shootings in Milwaukee, before finally leaving the city with her remaining children. Photo: New York Times Milwaukee: Cities across the nation are seeing a startling rise in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Guns, gangs, 'Ferguson effect' cited as murder rates rise sharply in US citiesTamiko Holmes, a mother of five who lost two of her children in separate shooti
Guns, gangs, 'Ferguson effect' cited as murder rates rise sharply in US cities
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
Tamiko Holmes, a mother of five who lost two of her children in separate shootings in Milwaukee, before finally leaving the city with her remaining children. Photo: New York Times Milwaukee: Cities across the nation are seeing a startling rise in... Read more
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The Age
Guns, gangs, 'Ferguson effect' cited as murder rates rise sharply in US citiesTamiko Holmes, a mother of five who lost two of her children in separate shooti
Guns, gangs, 'Ferguson effect' cited as murder rates rise sharply in US cities
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Tamiko Holmes, a mother of five who lost two of her children in separate shootings in Milwaukee, before finally leaving the city with her remaining children. Photo: New York Times Milwaukee: Cities across the nation are seeing a startling rise in... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
McCarthy: Chicago officers followed policy in fatal shootingCHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says he believes a commander
McCarthy: Chicago officers followed policy in fatal shooting
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 3 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says he believes a commander and an officer were justified in fatally shooting a driver, despite new restrictions on law enforcement officials firing into vehicles. Ogden District Cmdr. Frank... Read more
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WBEZ91.5
Three police officers in Asian salon raid recommended for suspensionThe agency that reviews allegations of police misconduct in Chicago has recomme
Three police officers in Asian salon raid recommended for suspension
WBEZ91.5 / Posted 3 days ago
The agency that reviews allegations of police misconduct in Chicago has recommended suspension for three officers in a racially-charged police raid of a West Town tanning salon. The salon manager, Chinese-American Jessica Klyzek, alleged that... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Homicide rates rising sharply in many U.S. citiesCities across the nation are seeing a startling rise in murders after years of
Homicide rates rising sharply in many U.S. cities
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Cities across the nation are seeing a startling rise in murders after years of declines, and few places have witnessed a shift as precipitous as this city. With the summer not yet over, 104 people have been killed this year – after 86 homicides in... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Chicago shootings up in August, even as crime falls 8 percent overallCHICAGO - Chicago police just released their crime numbers for the month of Aug
Chicago shootings up in August, even as crime falls 8 percent overall
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
CHICAGO - Chicago police just released their crime numbers for the month of August. There was one more homicide in the city compared to August of last year, but 43 more shootings. Superintendent Garry McCarthy says Chicago has seen nearly 2,000... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
McCarthy: Illegal guns, 'gateway crime to committing murder'Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said as of Monday morning the depa
McCarthy: Illegal guns, 'gateway crime to committing murder'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said as of Monday morning the department has taken taken nearly 5,000 guns off the streets so far this year and detailed how city cops are faring in their fight against gun violence. McCarthy called the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
82 shootings in 84 hours"The solution does not just include policing — although we'll continue to look
82 shootings in 84 hours
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
"The solution does not just include policing — although we'll continue to look for ways to put more police where they're needed. We also have to give our young people alternatives to the street, and as a community we need to demand more of ourselves... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting commentThe killing of the unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer in the St. Lou
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting comment
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
The killing of the unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer in the St. Louis suburb sparked protests, the "Black Lives Matter" movement and a national debate over police treatment of minorities. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy... Read more
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FOX News
Chicago police investigating officer who said Michael Brown 'deserved' to be shot in FergusonCHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department is investigating an incident in which a
Chicago police investigating officer who said Michael Brown 'deserved' to be shot in Ferguson
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department is investigating an incident in which a white officer tells a man shooting a video that Michael Brown "deserved" to be shot last year in Ferguson, Missouri. On Wednesday, department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting commentCreated: 08/26/2015 2:52 PM By: By DON BABWIN CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police s
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting comment
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 9 days ago
Created: 08/26/2015 2:52 PM By: By DON BABWIN CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said Wednesday that the head of the department has ordered the investigation of an incident in which a white officer tells a man shooting a video that Michael Brown... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Chicago cop says Michael Brown deserved to be shot in Ferguson; police investigating incidentThe killing of the unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer in the St. Lou
Chicago cop says Michael Brown deserved to be shot in Ferguson; police investigating incident
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The killing of the unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer in the St. Louis suburb sparked protests, the "Black Lives Matter" movement and a national debate over police treatment of minorities. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting commentCHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Police Department is investigating an incident in wh
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting comment
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 9 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Police Department is investigating an incident in which a white officer tells a man shooting a video that Michael Brown "deserved" to be shot last year in Ferguson, Missouri. On Wednesday, department spokesman Anthony... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting commentWARNING: LANGUAGE IN THIS VIDEO MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO SOME VIEWERS CHICAGO (AP)
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting comment
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
WARNING: LANGUAGE IN THIS VIDEO MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO SOME VIEWERS CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Police Department is investigating a video that shows a white police officer telling a black man that Michael Brown “deserved” to be shot last year in... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting commentCHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Police Department is investigating a video that show
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting comment
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 9 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Police Department is investigating a video that shows a white police officer telling a black man that Michael Brown "deserved" to be shot last year in Ferguson, Missouri. On Wednesday, department spokesman Anthony... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting commentCHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Police Department is investigating a video that show
Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting comment
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 9 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Police Department is investigating a video that shows a white police officer telling a black man that Michael Brown "deserved" to be shot last year in Ferguson, Missouri. On Wednesday, department spokesman Anthony... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
That Which Divides UsIn the past year, intense tensions around race in America have re-emerged, spar
That Which Divides Us
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 9 days ago
In the past year, intense tensions around race in America have re-emerged, sparking protests, civil unrest and reams of media coverage. The conversation has deep relevance in Cincinnati, which experienced racially charged unrest over the 2001 police... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Rock band Chicago helps kick off Horses of Honor auctionCHICAGO — They have been making music for more than 50 years, but on Monday the
Rock band Chicago helps kick off Horses of Honor auction
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
CHICAGO — They have been making music for more than 50 years, but on Monday the band Chicago hit the Mag Mile hoping to make life a little easier for family members of fallen Chicago police officers. The band posed for pictures in front of a... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Activists want Chicago cop acquitted in 2012 death firedCHICAGO (AP) - Protesters want a Chicago cop who was acquitted in the 2012 fata
Activists want Chicago cop acquitted in 2012 death fired
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Protesters want a Chicago cop who was acquitted in the 2012 fatal shooting of a 22-year-old woman to be fired and shut down an evening police board meeting. The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/1LnUdy5 ) roughly 200 people... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Activists want Chicago cop acquitted in 2012 death firedCHICAGO (AP) - Protesters want a Chicago cop who was acquitted in the 2012 fata
Activists want Chicago cop acquitted in 2012 death fired
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Protesters want a Chicago cop who was acquitted in the 2012 fatal shooting of a 22-year-old woman to be fired and shut down an evening police board meeting. The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/1LnUdy5 ) roughly 200 people... 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 14 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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The Chattanoogan
Don’t Shoot – Children At PlayChicago’s South Side has had gangs for over a century. There are the Vicelords,
Don’t Shoot – Children At Play
The Chattanoogan / Posted 19 days ago
Chicago’s South Side has had gangs for over a century. There are the Vicelords, the Chicago Hoodz, the Black Gangster Disciples and the Blackstone Rangers. You can talk all you want to about Al Capone and the mob, but the South Side, called “The... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Friends: Woman Killed in Murder-Suicide was Devoted MomAuthorities have identified the dead as 45-year-old Richard Idrovo and 44-year-
Friends: Woman Killed in Murder-Suicide was Devoted Mom
NBC Chicago / Posted 19 days ago
Authorities have identified the dead as 45-year-old Richard Idrovo and 44-year-old Alma B. Hernandez, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. They both lived in the 17700 block of Flannagan Court in Tinley Park. Police say Idrovo... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Man shot ex-girlfriend, killed self in Chicago LoopCHICAGO (AP) - Authorities have identified the two people shot to death in a mu
Man shot ex-girlfriend, killed self in Chicago Loop
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 20 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Authorities have identified the two people shot to death in a murder-suicide at a downtown Chicago business. Police say 45-year-old Richard Idrovo walked into a loan store in the Loop business district Friday afternoon and shot his... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Man shot ex-girlfriend, killed self in Chicago LoopCHICAGO (AP) - Authorities have identified the two people shot to death in a mu
Man shot ex-girlfriend, killed self in Chicago Loop
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 20 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Authorities have identified the two people shot to death in a murder-suicide at a downtown Chicago business. Police say 45-year-old Richard Idrovo walked into a loan store in the Loop business district Friday afternoon and shot his... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Victims in Loop murder-suicide from southwest suburbsChicago police investigate at the scene where two people were found fatally sho
Victims in Loop murder-suicide from southwest suburbs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Chicago police investigate at the scene where two people were found fatally shot at AmeriCash Loans in the 100 block of West Van Buren Street on Aug. 14, 2015. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said it appears a man walked into the store and shot... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago cop fighting for job blames mistaken identity for false arrest he madeA veteran police officer accused of arresting the wrong man in a West Side drug
Chicago cop fighting for job blames mistaken identity for false arrest he made
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
A veteran police officer accused of arresting the wrong man in a West Side drug deal and then lying about it in court blamed mistaken identity while fighting for his job during testimony Friday at a Chicago Police Board hearing. According to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
States with high gun ownership see more officers killedA new study comparing civilian gun ownership and homicides of police officers i
States with high gun ownership see more officers killed
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
A new study comparing civilian gun ownership and homicides of police officers in the United States has found the rate of police killings was more than three times greater in states with large numbers of armed citizens. “Law enforcement officers... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Race, cops and a new deal in ChicagoStopping, questioning and frisking people on the street is a basic part of a po
Race, cops and a new deal in Chicago
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Stopping, questioning and frisking people on the street is a basic part of a police officer's job. But it's a tricky one. The practice sometimes results in valuable information, illegal guns and arrests of people who should be in prison. But it often... Read more
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Black Press USA
Chicago Police OK Independent Stop-and-Frisk Evaluations In this Oct. 15, 2013 file photo Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy
Chicago Police OK Independent Stop-and-Frisk Evaluations
Black Press USA / Posted 27 days ago
In this Oct. 15, 2013 file photo Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, left, speaks at a news conference in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File) Don Babwin, ASSOCIATED... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Letters to the editor - OpinionWhy are Chicago reporters so angry when corrupt political rule is threatened (“
Letters to the editor - Opinion
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 27 days ago
Why are Chicago reporters so angry when corrupt political rule is threatened (“Gadfly who helped re-elect Emanuel hints at race against Kirk,” July 30)? Aren't they supposed to oppose the status quo? Sadly, Greg Hinz joined that pitiful media throng... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Decorated officer wounded in shootout 'awake, aware'A decorated Chicago police officer was awake and aware this afternoon after bei
Decorated officer wounded in shootout 'awake, aware'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
A decorated Chicago police officer was awake and aware this afternoon after being shot in the chest during a foot chase on the South Side, authorities say. A person of interest is being questioned. South Chicago District tactical officer Del... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsThe agreement that calls for increased public disclosure and more officer train
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations
Northwest Herald / Posted 27 days ago
The agreement that calls for increased public disclosure and more officer training follows a scathing March 2015 report from the ACLU of Illinois that found Chicago officers disproportionately targeted blacks and other racial minorities in hundreds... Read more
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FOX News
Chicago police allow independent stop-frisk evaluationsCHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of i
Chicago police allow independent stop-frisk evaluations
FOX News / Posted 27 days ago
CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police nationwide face scrutiny... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Man charged in shooting of Chicago police officerA 20-year-old man was charged with attempted first-degree murder in the shootin
Man charged in shooting of Chicago police officer
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
A 20-year-old man was charged with attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of Chicago Police Officer Del Pearson, authorities said late last night. Paris Sadler, of the 8400 block of South Kingston Avenue, will appear for a bond hearing today... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Shoot-out with cop recounted: 'Gun. Gun. He has a gun. Put down the gun'After a quick chase down an alley and through a vacant lot, Chicago Police Offi
Shoot-out with cop recounted: 'Gun. Gun. He has a gun. Put down the gun'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
After a quick chase down an alley and through a vacant lot, Chicago Police Officer Del Pearson finally had the 20-year-old suspect cornered on a front porch. As Pearson approached the house in the South Chicago neighborhood Monday night, Paris... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Wounded cop returns home: 'You're the man, Del!'In the hours after a bullet pierced Chicago police Officer Del Pearson's chest,
Wounded cop returns home: 'You're the man, Del!'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
In the hours after a bullet pierced Chicago police Officer Del Pearson's chest, tore into an artery and lodged near his spine, there were moments when his colleagues thought he would die. By the time the father of two had arrived at the hospital... Read more
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TribLIVE
Chicago grants oversight of stop-and-frisk useCHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of i
Chicago grants oversight of stop-and-frisk use
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police nationwide face scrutiny... Read more
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MLive.com
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsCHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of i
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations
MLive.com / Posted 28 days ago
CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police nationwide face scrutiny... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 28 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police nationwide face... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 28 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police across the United... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsCHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 28 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police nationwide face... Read more
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