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Prosecutors Dismiss Charges Against Smollett, Draw Backlash 
March 28, 2019
Infuriating Chicago’s mayor and police chief, prosecutors abruptly dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett on Tuesday after the “Empire” actor accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself agreed to let the city keep his $10,000 in bail. But he maintained his innocence and insisted he was attacked.  ... read more »
Chicago Verdict Raises Hope of Greater Police Accountability
October 11, 2018
A rare scene in the American justice system unfolded Friday in a Chicago courthouse: A White officer stood before a mostly White jury and was convicted of killing a Black teenager. ... read more »
Lawsuit Filed to Block Obama Presidential Center in Chicago
June 14, 2018
The lawsuit was filed on Monday, May 14 by “Protect Our Parks,” a nonprofit organization that seeks a court order to “bar the Park District and the City from approving the building of the Presidential Center and from conveying any interest in or control of the Jackson Park site to the Foundation.” ... read more »
Chicago Public Schools Working to Close Achievement Gap
January 25, 2018
Research has also revealed that Chicago students, on average, repeatedly outperform their peers outside the city. ... read more »
Chicago police recommend firing of 7 cops for false reports
August 25, 2016
Seven Chicago police officers should be fired for filing false reports in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, ... read more »
Chicago teen’s death shines light on police code of silence
February 10, 2016
For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder. ... read more »
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