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msszczep - Sun Dec 06, 2015 14:03

#LaquanMcDonald A government whistblower's tip and a year-long campaign by a law professor and two independent journalists to retrieve the dash-cam video of the shooting of a black teenager by Chicago police has led to the highly-publicized release

msszczep - Sun Oct 18, 2015 16:37

Rasmea OdehChicago activist Rasmea Odeh, who was jailed and convicted on bombing charges that she says she confessed to via torture and sexual assault, is appealing her conviction at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati.

msszczep - Mon Sep 07, 2015 19:14

The Dyett 12Residents of Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood have struggled for years to halt and reverse the neoliberal assault against the open-enrollment Dyett High School. A Request for Proposals process for Dyett, whose own rules were violated by Chicago Public Schools (CPS), was the proverbial last straw.

msszczep - Wed Apr 08, 2015 12:10

?OneRahm Emanuel has been declared the winner of the 2015 Chicago mayoral runoff over Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.

msszczep - Fri Mar 06, 2015 01:38

?OneFor the first time since Chicago switched to non-partisan mayoral elections in 1996, Chicago will have a runoff for the mayor's office.

msszczep - Mon Dec 15, 2014 05:27

#blacklivesmatterChicagoans have taken to the streets to protest the effective acquittal of police officers in Ferguson, Missouri (in the Michael Brown case) and New York City (the Eric Garner case).

msszczep - Tue Sep 02, 2014 02:41

10 / 100September, 1, 2014 marks Labor Day in the United States, and it also marks the debut of the 100th episode of Chicago Independent Television, the monthly TV program of Chicago Indymedia.

cimc - Mon Jan 13, 2014 19:18

NATO3After 20 months in jail, three NATO defendants -- Brian Jacob Church, Jared Chase and Brent Betterly -- finally go to trial in the coming days on trumped-up, politically motivated accusations and a ?crime? wholly created and instigated by undercover cops engaged in police entrapment. In the run-up to the May 2012 NATO meeting in Chicago, officials militarized the city and clamped down on the freedom to protest.

msszczep - Thu Dec 12, 2013 18:45

They know when you are sleeping...From the newswire - The blog of the website Privacy SOS featured a blogpost headlined "Is Facebook going to let cops block you from posting about protests?", with a particular focus on the Chicago police. Quoting from the post:

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