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WGN TV Chicago
Man killed in Logan Square hit-and-runCHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run in
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 hours ago
CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Logan Square. Police are searching for the driver of a mini van who hit and killed a 68-year-old man just after 9 p.m. last night. The man was walking in the 3500 block... Read more
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New York Daily News
15 men exonerated on drugs charges after alleging cop framed themwent to prison for a related crime, have been placed on desk duty pending an in
New York Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
went to prison for a related crime, have been placed on desk duty pending an internal investigation into the incidents, the Chicago Police Department said, CNN reported. The exonerees alleged that Watts and his team of officers planted drugs on... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
15 Men Exonerated in One Day — and 7 Chicago Cops Taken Off the Streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 16 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
‘They Would Frame Them’: Drug Convictions for 15 Men in Chicago Thrown Out After Authorities Find Police Officers Liedin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 16 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 21 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
KTXS Abilene / Posted 22 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
KECI Missoula / Posted 22 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 22 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 22 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 22 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 22 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 22 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
15 men exonerated in Chicago after officer framed themin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 22 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 22 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
15 men exonerated in Chicago after officer framed themin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 23 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
15 men exonerated in one day — and 7 Chicago cops taken off the streetin a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pendi
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 23 hours ago
in a news conference. Seven other officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal review of more incidents, the Chicago Police Department told CNN. Those officers all worked under Watts, CNN affiliate WBBM reported. Rotert, of the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
2 carjackings reported with an hourthis month that the 663 carjackings last year were nearly double the 339 in 201
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
this month that the 663 carjackings last year were nearly double the 339 in 2015 and the most since 2009, according to Chicago Police Department statistics. Over 24 hours last Sunday and Monday, at least 12 carjackings were reported in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Deputy attorney general talks crime in Chicago, but leaves the Trumpisms in D.C.into a person shot every two hours and two people killed each day. Rosenstein
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
into a person shot every two hours and two people killed each day. Rosenstein took issue with some recent decisions by the Chicago Police Department, including a requirement that officers fill out forms for routine investigative stops. They were... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnsonthe City Club of Chicago, November 16, 2017 (City Club of Chicago) November 16
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
the City Club of Chicago, November 16, 2017 (City Club of Chicago) November 16, 2017 Eddie T. Johnson – Superintendent – Chicago Police Department Eddie T. Johnson has served as Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department since his... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
ACLU opposes Chicago alderman's plan to crack down on 'prostitution-related loitering'come out against a West Side alderman’s proposal to outlaw “prostitution-relate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
come out against a West Side alderman’s proposal to outlaw “prostitution-related loitering” in zones to be created by the Chicago Police Department, saying the plan is vague and could lead to people getting arrested based on how they’re... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
All charges dismissed against 15 men in largest exoneration in Cook Countydrugs on them and at times taking their proceeds. He said it was systemic in n
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
drugs on them and at times taking their proceeds. He said it was systemic in nature and those at the highest levels of the Chicago Police Department knew about it and did nothing to stop it. "This corruption was covered up by the highest levels of... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Chicago chef ‘safely located’ after missing for a weekLuis Mercader, 25, (Image: Chicago Police Department) CHICAGO — A chef who has
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
Luis Mercader, 25, (Image: Chicago Police Department) CHICAGO — A chef who has been missing for a week has been found safe. The Chicago Police Department issued a brief statement Thursday morning, saying 25-year-old Luis Mercader, a chef at... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
West Loop chef 'safely located' after missing for a weeka week after he disappeared and failed to show up at a fundraiser he had helped
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
a week after he disappeared and failed to show up at a fundraiser he had helped organize for his native Puerto Rico. The Chicago Police Department issued a brief statement Thursday morning saying Luis Mercader, 25, "has been safely located." It... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Charges dropped against 15 men in cases linked to corrupt ex-sergeantjustification. Among the petitioners whose case was overturned Thursday was Le
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
justification. Among the petitioners whose case was overturned Thursday was Leonard Gipson, who filed a complaint with the Chicago Police Department in 2003 alleging the sergeant had framed him on a drug charge because he'd refused to pay... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
State's attorney to dismiss 18 convictions linked to former Chicago sergeantthe petitioners whose case will be overturned Thursday is Leonard Gipson, who h
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the petitioners whose case will be overturned Thursday is Leonard Gipson, who had filed a complaint with the Chicago Police Department in 2003 alleging the sergeant had framed him on a drug charge because he'd refused to pay... Read more
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FOX News
Chicago hits 600 homicides as man, 25, is shot in the headthe Chicago Sun-Times, though the homicide rate is down from 2016, when 762 peo
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
the Chicago Sun-Times, though the homicide rate is down from 2016, when 762 people were killed. By the end of October, the Chicago Police Department had already recorded 2,445 shootings. The majority of shootings occur in the city’s most... Read more
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FOX News
Chicago hits 600 homicides as man, 25, is shot in the headthe Chicago Sun-Times, though the homicide rate is down from 2016, when 762 peo
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
the Chicago Sun-Times, though the homicide rate is down from 2016, when 762 people were killed. By the end of October, the Chicago Police Department had already recorded 2,445 shootings. The majority of shootings occur in the city’s most... Read more
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Daily Herald
Administrative law judge rules against disciplinary ruleslaw judge has recommended that the Illinois Labor Relations Board reject discip
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
law judge has recommended that the Illinois Labor Relations Board reject disciplinary guidelines newly adopted by the Chicago Police Department. The Chicago Tribune reports Judge Anna Hamburg-Gal determined the department violated labor law... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Administrative law judge rules against disciplinary ruleslaw judge has recommended that the Illinois Labor Relations Board reject discip
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
law judge has recommended that the Illinois Labor Relations Board reject disciplinary guidelines newly adopted by the Chicago Police Department. The Chicago Tribune reports Judge Anna Hamburg-Gal determined the department violated labor law... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Prosecutor: No more indictments in Laquan McDonald shootingFILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by t
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. A... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Prosecutor: No more indictments in Laquan McDonald shootingFILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by t
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. A... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Prosecutor: No more indictments in Laquan McDonald shootingFILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by t
The Times and Democrat / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. A... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Prosecutor: No more indictments in Laquan McDonald shootingFILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by t
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. A... Read more
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The Sentinel
Prosecutor: No more indictments in Laquan McDonald shootingFILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by t
The Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. A... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Prosecutor: No more indictments in Laquan McDonald shootingFILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by t
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. A... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Prosecutor: No more indictments in Laquan McDonald shootingFILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by t
Sioux City Journal / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. A... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Prosecutor: No more indictments in Laquan McDonald shootingFILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by t
Rapid City Journal / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. A... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Police searching for 25-old Pilsen man(Image: Chicago Police Department) CHICAGO — Police are searching for a 25-yea
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
(Image: Chicago Police Department) CHICAGO — Police are searching for a 25-year-old Pilsen man who was last seen Wednesday, Nov. 8. According to police, Luis Mercader was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded jacket and blue jeans, and he’s known... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
2 infants unharmed when running vehicle stolen in Chatham12:20 a.m. The two infants were not harmed. "In this case, thankfully, it end
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
12:20 a.m. The two infants were not harmed. "In this case, thankfully, it ended OK," said Officer Michael Carroll of the Chicago Police Department. He said it can be a crime of opportunity and it's important to eliminate the opportunity by not... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Vote Jennifer Maddox for CNN’s Top Ten Hero 2017!is more than just a mom. For more than two decades, Maddox has served the South
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
is more than just a mom. For more than two decades, Maddox has served the South Side community as a proud member of the Chicago Police Department. In 2011, she also launched her own organization, Future Ties. Future Ties provides free after... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago crime endangers economic reboundshootings of black Chicagoans, as well as allegations of brutality against blac
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
shootings of black Chicagoans, as well as allegations of brutality against black suspects, have raised tensions between the Chicago Police Department and the city's black community. Efforts to root out corruption, racist attitudes, and brutal... Read more
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Slate
We Don’t Have Big Brother Surveillance. We Have Thousands of Little Brothers and Sisters.his or her risk of being a perpetrator or victim of a future crime. Those indiv
Slate / Posted 9 days ago
his or her risk of being a perpetrator or victim of a future crime. Those individuals with the highest scores on the Chicago Police Department “heat list” get extra attention in the form of home visits or increased community surveillance. In... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ald. Burke wants Chicago truck terrorism task forcesaid in a statement. Kaviar also noted that “in response to recent events,” th
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
said in a statement. Kaviar also noted that “in response to recent events,” the mayor already convened a meeting with the Chicago Police Department and Office of Emergency Management and Communications to develop a strategy related to car and... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Man accused of misusing vets' home resident's moneywarrant was issued for John P. Cleary, 55, of Chicago. He stated Cleary was tak
WGEM Quincy / Posted 10 days ago
warrant was issued for John P. Cleary, 55, of Chicago. He stated Cleary was taken into custody Tuesday with the help of the Chicago Police Department. Cleary faces a charge of financial exploitation of an elderly person, according to the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chance the Rapper asks Chicago aldermen not to fund $95 million cop training academyas the location for the new police training academy, which Emanuel says is part
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
as the location for the new police training academy, which Emanuel says is part of his plan to reform the scandal plagued Chicago Police Department. That’s in the ward of Ald. Emma Mitts, 37th, who said the new facility would provide a way for... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Legal pot in Cook County? Lawmaker says let's votewe do not simply target people for possession," with offenders merely given a c
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
we do not simply target people for possession," with offenders merely given a citation akin to a traffic ticket, said Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. "Dealing is another story." Fritchey said he's seen research putting... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Lawmaker pushes for March vote on legal pot herewe do not simply target people for possession," with offenders merely given a c
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
we do not simply target people for possession," with offenders merely given a citation akin to a traffic ticket, said Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. "Dealing is another story." Fritchey said he's seen research putting... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Lawmaker pushes for March vote on legal pot herewe do not simply target people for possession," with offenders merely given a c
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 11 days ago
we do not simply target people for possession," with offenders merely given a citation akin to a traffic ticket," said Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. "Dealing is another story." Fritchey said he's seen research putting... Read more
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EuroNews
Trump Cites Chicago to Say Gun Control Doesn't Work. Researchers Disagree.and used in crimes are actually trafficked in from other states, a report relea
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
and used in crimes are actually trafficked in from other states, a report released last week by the mayor's office and the Chicago Police Department found. Chicago police tracing nearly 15,000 weapons recovered from 2013 to 2016 discovered about... Read more
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Wheaton News Leader
Everyday Heroes: Franklin Middle School assistant principal 'never lets a kid slip'the state. The wildly popular event has grown from one day to four, drawing hu
Wheaton News Leader / Posted 12 days ago
the state. The wildly popular event has grown from one day to four, drawing hundreds of players, including students, the Chicago Police Department and even the FBI. “It’s just an amazing team effort on the part of our students, staff and parents... Read more
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