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Does New Neighborhood Watch Reduce Crime Or Create Resident-Cops?

CPD has partnered with residents in the relatively low-crime neighborhood on a community policing program. But other residents are wary.
May 25, 2017

NPR

4th Circuit Court Ruling Keeps Trump's Travel Ban On Hold

The legal battle over President Trump's travel ban is likely to go before the U.S. Supreme Court.
May 25, 2017

WBEZ News

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Murder Case Against Cop Who Shot Laquan McDonald

A prosecutor called argument by Jason Van Dyke’s attorney “chilling and scary,” and says it “ignores the historical role of the grand jury.”
May 25, 2017

WBEZ News

State Committee Approves Tougher Sentences For Repeat Gun Offenders

The bill, which goes to the full state House for a vote, is opposed by some black lawmakers who say it will send more minorities to prison.
May 25, 2017

Morning Shift

What’s That Building? The Suburban Mosque With Englewood Roots

The Mosque Foundation now rises above Bridgeview’s suburban landscape — but it began in an Englewood storefront.
May 25, 2017

NPR

Scientists Pinpoint How A Flamingo Balances On One Leg

What appears to be a feat actually requires almost no muscle effort from the bird.
May 25, 2017

NPR

British Police Decry Apparent U.S. Leaks Of Manchester Attack Evidence

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll raise the issue with President Trump.
May 25, 2017

WBEZ News

CPS Now Hopes To Borrow $900 Million

Chicago Public Schools, which is already $9 billion in debt and has a junk credit rating, is once again looking for lenders.
May 24, 2017

Curious City

Why Do Chicago Aldermen Always Vote For What The Mayor Wants?

Most aldermen almost always vote with the mayor, but that's starting to change.
May 21, 2017

WBEZ News

How Would Trump’s Budget Affect Illinois?

The cuts won't be deeper in Illinois, but residents could be hit especially hard because of the state's budget impasse.
May 23, 2017

WBEZ News

Every Other Hour

WBEZ’s project takes on the question: In Chicago, who picks up a gun and why?
May 1, 2017

Nerdette

Jane the Virgin’s Jaime Camil Loves His Cast, Broadway, And Ancient Aliens

Jane The Virgin’s Jaime Camil discusses what makes the telenovela-style comedy so relatable and how it’s changing TV.
May 19, 2017

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