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Chicago Police Board Fires 4 Cops Accused Of Covering Up Laquan McDonald Shooting
The board found that officers exaggerated the threat 17-year-old Laquan McDonald posed to justify Jason Van Dyke shooting the black teen 16 times.
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Fugitive Alligator 'Chance The Snapper' Caught After Days In Chicago Park
The gator will reportedly live out his days in a sanctuary or a zoo.
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Chicago’s Mayor Vows To Protect Immigrants From ICE, But Activists Say It’s Not Enough
Mayor Lori Lightfoot has been outspoken against cooperation with federal immigration officials, but activists want her to sign an executive order proving it.
Immigrants In Major Cities See No Sign Of Mass ICE Raids Yet
The president confirmed that his administration would launch raids in at least 10 cities this weekend. But on Sunday, there were no mass roundups in sight.
R. Kelly Arrested In Chicago On New Federal Sex Crime Charges
The new charges address longstanding rumors that the disgraced R&B singer paid off the family of the girl in his infamous child sex tape.
Chicago Mayor Permanently Bans ICE From Accessing Police Databases Ahead Of Raids
Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she'll halt any Chicago police cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, but refuses to put it in writing.
Chicago Police Confirm There's An Alligator In Park Lagoon
City officials say traps are being placed around the lagoon in hopes the animal will swim into one and be safely removed.
Chicago Police Officer On Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Security Team Charged With Domestic Battery
Marni Washington, who is part of Lightfoot's mayoral protective detail, was charged after a reported June 27 incident.
Cookie Monster Sings 'Take Me Out To The Ball Game' At Wrigley Field
"C is for Cubbies," yelled the famous Sesame Street Muppet at a Chicago Cubs game.
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Eric Trump Says Employee At Chicago Cocktail Bar Spit On Him
The Aviary staffer was reportedly released from police custody after President Donald Trump's son decided not to press charges.
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Chicago Police Release Nearly 70 Hours Of Video In Jussie Smollett Investigation
Police obtained the footage in their investigation of the "Empire" actor, who was accused of staging a racist and homophobic attack against himself.
Mick Jagger Makes Loud And Lively Return To Stage After Heart Surgery
The 75-year-old Rolling Stones frontman hadn't missed a beat.
Baby Cut From Slain Mother's Womb Dies Weeks After Attack
Yovanny Jadiel Lopez's mother was murdered by a woman who lured her to a meeting, promising free baby clothes.
Precious Brady-Davis Is Connecting The Dots
Alexander C. Kaufman
Climate change is affecting every social justice struggle. The environmental movement's best-known trans woman of color wants to make that link clear.
R. Kelly Faces New Set Of Sexual Abuse Charges In Chicago: Reports
Cook County officials have already filed 10 counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer.
Chicago Police Release Jussie Smollett Case Documents
The "Empire" actor claims he didn't stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself. Chicago officials say otherwise.
This Could Be The Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever
A Chicago White Sox employee did the honors and plunked a photographer.
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Judge Unseals Criminal Case File Against Jussie Smollett
The "Empire" actor's frequent comments about his reported hated crime "aren't the actions of a person seeking to maintain his privacy."
John Cusack Tells Trump Fans: 'You Don't Support Troops More Than Me'
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The actor was accused of staying seated during a military salute at Wrigley Field, but he insists he did rise.
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High School Spends $53,000 To Reprint Yearbooks After Students Flash Racist Symbol
While the intent of students at Oak Park and River Forest High School remains unclear, the photos were jarring enough that administrators withheld the books.
Lori Lightfoot Ends Chicago Aldermen's Privilege On First Day As Mayor
She signed an order to erase "aldermanic privilege," which has given council members veto power over zoning and permits.
Chicago Police Department
Molotov Cocktails Thrown At Chicago Synagogue, Police Say
Authorities are investigating whether the incident is connected to broken car windows found outside at least three other synagogues.
Evangelical Lutheran Church Rallies Around Pastor, Family Detained By ICE
Rev. Betty Rendón, who works part-time at Emaus ELCA in Racine, Wisconsin, was arrested in a raid on her home.
Pregnant Teen's Baby Cut From Womb After Her Murder, Police Say
Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, 19, had been missing for weeks when her body was found behind a home in Chicago's Southwest Side.
Edwin Jackson Sets MLB Record By Playing For 14th Team
The 35-year-old pitcher set the record on Wednesday when he took the mound for the Toronto Blue Jays
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Chicago Cubs Fan Banned For Flashing 'White Power' Symbol Behind Black Reporter
NBC Sports analyst Doug Glanville said he wasn't aware the gesture was made during his live broadcast.
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