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Chicago Tribune
Judge expresses doubts about appointing special prosecutor in Chicago police shootingGildardo Sierra in June 2011 in an on-duty incident captured in part by a polic
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Gildardo Sierra in June 2011 in an on-duty incident captured in part by a police dashboard camera. Former State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez declined to prosecute Sierra. On Friday, Spellberg said Foxx’s office took another look at the evidence and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Activists protest police, mayor on eve of anniversary of Laquan McDonald's deathin the department, Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired Garry McCarthy, who was the top cop
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
in the department, Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired Garry McCarthy, who was the top cop at the time. The controversy also cost Anita Alvarez her position as the state’s attorney. She lost to Kim Foxx, who touted herself as the reform candidate. But... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Justice Elena Kagan talks about life on the Supreme Court during Chicago appearancefederal government before the Supreme Court — a year before he appointed her to
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
federal government before the Supreme Court — a year before he appointed her to the Supreme Court. Former Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman were also at Monday’s speech. sschmadeke@chicagotribun... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
State's attorney's office objects to special prosecutor in Chicago police shootingfor comment. Despite video suggesting Sierra stood over Flint Farmer as he sho
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
for comment. Despite video suggesting Sierra stood over Flint Farmer as he shot him in the back, then-State's Attorney Anita Alvarez declined to criminally charge Sierra in 2013, saying the officer reasonably mistook a cellphone for a gun... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
State's Attorney Foxx calls for smarter gun laws, more community investmentin schools, jobs, infrastructure, you name it.” Foxx won election last year as
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
in schools, jobs, infrastructure, you name it.” Foxx won election last year as a reform candidate, unseating incumbent Anita Alvarez in the Democratic primary with promises of sweeping change. Her office has called for reforming the cash bond... Read more

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