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CN Sep 21 2017

Remember when the Department of Justice came to Chicago with a list of “requirements” for reform of the Chicago Police Department? That was just days before Donald Trump upended the federal government and announced that the feds would no longer seek a consent decree to push those reforms through. 1,541 more words

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Sessions Empowers Sanctuary Cities

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions can’t follow through — at least for now — with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to impose new tough immigration policies, a judge ruled Friday in a legal defeat for the Trump administration. 32 more words

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By: Natalie Rodriguez

The chants, “Sin papeles, sin miedo!” or “Undocumented, unafraid!” were heard on the streets of Chicago, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 during a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protest. 970 more words

That's The Chicago Way

Feckless failed Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel reassured students their schools are a “Trump-free zone.” Apparently illegal immigrants is a bigger priority than last weekend’s seven homicides and thirty-five shootings. 143 more words


This is Chiraq: 7 dead and 35 wounded in Labor Day Weekend shootings

I scheduled this post on Monday afternoon. Expect the final shooting numbers to go up by Tuesday am.

Sure enough, the total shootings up to 35… 346 more words


CN August 24/31 2017

Lori Lightfoot, who chairs the Chicago Police Board, is our guest for the next two weeks  on Chicago Newsroom. We recorded a double-length conversation on August 24 and split it into two parts, both of which you can watch here. 1,849 more words

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CN August 17 2017

Nothing much to report this week in the ongoing struggle to find equitable financing for Illinois’ public schools.

The effort to override Governor Rauner’s amendatory veto has stalled for now in the House, where there aren’t enough votes. 728 more words

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