Tag Archives: Chicago

Dear DOJ: Investigate The Whole Damn City!

It seems like Chicago is a city under investigative siege. The U.S. Department of Justice has arrived and is in its “pattern or practice” investigation of the Chicago Police Department. The U.S. Attorney’s Office is investigating possible civil rights violations and obstruction of justice charges in the Laquan McDonald case – and that probe seems
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Safeguarding Children on Their Way to School

With a $10 million State of Illinois infusion for 2015, Chicago’s “Safe Passage” anti-violence program is now covering more of the city’s public schools. Nearly 2,000 part-time workers from community groups now stand watch on routes around neighborhood schools—mostly in areas that have been violence-prone—ensuring children can travel safely to and from their homes. The state
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