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Why Ald. Waguespack didn’t vote for Emanuel’s budget
Nov. 20, 2014
The progressive alderman says he couldn’t vote for the budget without a breakdown of police overtime.
Prosecutor: Siblings detained at O'Hare in Islamic State case
Nov. 3, 2014
A prosecutor alleged Monday that the teen siblings of Mohammed Hamzah Khan left their suburban Chicago home with him last month and were also intent on traveling to Syria to join Islamic State militants.
Aldermen skip chance to ask about commander accused of police brutality
Oct. 29, 2014
Appearing before the Chicago City Council, the head of the city agency that investigates excessive-force complaints never got a question about the city’s handling of Cmdr. Glenn Evans.
Informing ex-felons of the right to vote
Oct. 27, 2014
Unlike other states, ex-felons in Illinois can vote. Despite the law, some are told they cannot vote. Others say the process doesn’t care about them.
Prosecutors want indicted police commander’s past in court
Oct. 24, 2014
Cook County prosecutors on Thursday told a judge they would try to bring other “crimes and bad acts” into a felony case against Chicago police Cmdr. Glenn Evans.
Police retrace steps of suspected serial killer
Oct. 20, 2014
Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said it could be the work of a serial killer.
Hammond mayor rejects comparisons to Ferguson
Oct. 9, 2014
After video of police incident goes viral, citizens divided on whether cops went too far.
Feds: Arrested Illinois teen wanted to join Islamic State
Oct. 6, 2014
The FBI has arrested an American teenager who it says was trying to leave from a Chicago airport and sneak into Syria and join the Islamic State group.
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