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Remembering Kevin Ambrose

Remembering Kevin Ambrose

Kevin Ambrose lived only 7,056 days before he was violently and suddenly killed. But it’s Ambrose’s life, not his death, that his mother wants people to remember. Ebony Ambrose, mother of 19-year-old Kevin Ambrose, heads back to court Sept. 15 to once again face the man who shot her son to death in 2013. Kevin […]

Media and Law Enforcement Gather for Panel on Fraud

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Media and Law Enforcement Gather for Panel on Fraud

After undergoing surgery a few years ago, Jennifer Leach received a call claiming she overpaid her hospital bill and was eligible to receive compensation. It ended up being a scam and Leach said she is grateful she was able to recognize it as such. “I almost fell for it,” she said. Now Leach, who is […]

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Cook County Leaders Attend Forum on Criminal Justice

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Cook County Leaders Attend Forum on Criminal Justice

Overcrowding in Cook County’s criminal justice system has for years been a hot-button issue and recently four area leaders spoke at the City Club of Chicago and addressed the high number of incarcerated low-level offenders and offenders with mental health issues. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, who oversees Cook County Jail, said in the forum […]

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#ShutdownA14 Chicagoans Protest

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#ShutdownA14 Chicagoans Protest
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Young Filmmakers Look at (In)Justice at Upcoming Film Festival

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Young Filmmakers Look at (In)Justice at Upcoming Film Festival

The (In)Justice for All Film Festival (IFAFF) brings to audiences films that explore our current criminal justice system – police, courts, and corrections – the causes and drivers of over incarceration, and the for-profit industries that feed at this trough of human misery. See the work of young filmmakers as they examine how the justice […]

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Bill would Address Police-Student Questioning

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Bill would Address Police-Student Questioning

Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would inform students of their rights when being questioned by police on school grounds. The bill, which is expected to be voted on next week by the House Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education, follows the release of a series of reports titled Policing Public Schools, which was […]

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Jury Sides With CPD

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Jury Sides With CPD

A federal jury on Wednesday awarded no damages to the family of a South Side man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer during a traffic stop in January 2011. Darius Pinex, 27, was shot by Chicago Police Department Officer Raoul Mosqueda in the early morning hours of Jan. 7, 2011. The […]

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