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3 awarded Nobel Prize for DNA repair research
Oct. 7, 2015
Their work details how cells repair damaged DNA and preserve genes. And now three scientists — Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar — have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
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.
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.
Indicted police commander suspended from duty 11 times
Sep. 18, 2014
As Cook County prosecutors unveil grand-jury charges, WBEZ learns more about Glenn Evans’ 28 years as a Chicago cop.
Lawsuit: Police commander's alleged battery amounted to 'torture'
Sep. 9, 2014
A South Sider whose brutality complaint led to felony charges against a Chicago police commander takes his allegations to federal court.
Despite excessive-force complaints, police commander has support
Aug. 8, 2014
The West Side commander is under a legal cloud for allegedly using excessive force, but some residents of his district say they welcome his aggressive approach to crime.
Report: Embattled cop at top of list for complaints
Aug. 5, 2014
An analysis of excessive-force complaints is raising more questions about a West Side police commander under investigation for allegedly assaulting an arrestee.
CPD leaves commander in post despite DNA test
Jul. 31, 2014
The city’s Independent Police Review Authority has recommended that Harrison District Cmdr. Glenn Evans be stripped of his police powers for allegedly assaulting an arrestee.
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