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Another shooting on a violent block: ‘This neighborhood is bad’

The father of a man shot and killed by police on a violent block of West Humboldt Parksays he has no idea why officers gunned down his son, whom he described as just a “dorky kid.” “There’s witnesses out there that … Continue reading

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Mobs Attack on City Buses: Police

In two separate incidents, as many as 15 teens have stormed Chicago Transit Authority buses, attacked their victims and darted off with cell phones and other electronic devices, authorities said Tuesday. Both incidents were near the University of Illinois at … Continue reading

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3 Face Charges in Downtown Mob Attack

Three teenagers face charges Wednesday morning in connection with the latest downtown mob robbery, and police are looking for more suspects. Two 18 year olds and a 16 year old were arrested after a group of 15 youths reportedly beat … Continue reading

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Chicago Man Says He Has Nightmares About Police Torture

CHICAGO — A 63-year-old former gang member nicknamed “Satan” says he still has nightmares about being shocked and suffocated by Chicago police more than 35 years ago. Anthony Holmes was the first witness called Wednesday in the federal perjury trial … Continue reading

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New security cameras coming to all CTA rail stations

All 144 CTA rapid transit stations will be equipped with surveillance cameras by the end of this month, expanding the Big Brother reach of the nation’s most extensive and integrated camera network. By the end of this year, CTA buses … Continue reading

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police state updates

Nationwide roundup nets more than 35,000 fugitives CHICAGO (AP) — Police searching for fugitive sex offenders, violent criminals and gang members made more than 35,000 arrests nationwide during an annual monthlong crackdown — the most in the roundup’s 5-year history … Continue reading

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