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Chicago man jumps into Lake Michigan 365 days in a row to relieve stress

One year and two days ago, Chicago bus driver Dan O’Connor needed to relieve his stress during the time of a pandemic, nation-wide protests, and…

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8 dead, at least 38 injured — including 4 teens — in weekend shootings in Chicago

CHICAGO – Two men died and 21 other people — including at least four teens — were injured in shootings over less than 24 hours…

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Chicago Police Started Secret Drone Program Using Untraceable Cash: Report

The Chicago Police Department started a secret drone program using untraceable money seized in drug raids and other criminal investigations, according to a bombshell new…

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Protesters demand police reform after shooting of 13-year-old in Chicago

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Chicago on Friday evening demanding police department reform a day after the … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/548804-protesters-pour-into-streets-calling-for-police-reform-after-shooting-of Droolin’ Dog…

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Chicago Police to release body cam footage following fatal shooting of 13-year-old boy

Chicago Police are set to release body camera footage connected to the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy this week, following calls from city officials,…

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How Chicago’s affordable housing system perpetuates city’s long history of segregation

Government backed affordable housing in Chicago has largely been confined to majority Black neighborhoods with high concentrations of poverty, a design that has perpetuated the…

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Hospital CEO embroiled in Trump Tower vaccinations controversy is suspended

CHICAGO — The CEO of Loretto Hospital will be suspended for two weeks without pay, but the disciplinary action is on hold until officials can…

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Chicago mayor surprises residents by dying river green for St. Patrick’s Day

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) dyed the Chicago River green this weekend in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, surprising city residents.”Happy St. Patrick’s Day Weekend,…

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Chicago will let baseball parks fill 20 percent capacity on opening day

Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced on Monday that the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox will be able to open their doors to fans…

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Dying to swim in Chicago: Race riots and the ‘Red Summer’ of 1919

How the drowning of a Black boy led to two weeks of racist violence and exposed the segregation at the heart of Chicago. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/2/18/dying-to-swim-in-chicago-race-riots-and-the-red-summer-of-1919…

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A mostly Latino Chicago neighborhood pushes back after inheriting plant from affluent neighbors

“They’re thinking, ‘This place is already contaminated, so what’s a little more?’” one longtime resident said. “But we’re not going to accept it anymore like…

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Man hangs off side of Chicago’s Trump Tower for 13 hours before being taken into custody

He hung on a rope for 13 hours, saying he needed to speak with the president. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/man-hangs-side-chicago-s-trump-tower-13-hours-being-n1243869 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Homicides spike 52 percent in Chicago amid coronavirus pandemic

Homicides have increased more than 50 percent in Chicago since the coronavirus pandemic began, officials in Cook County said this week.The medical examiner’s office for the…

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Downtown Chicago hit by widespread looting after police shooting

Chicago police responded to hundreds of people looting stores and causing widespread property damage in the city’s downtown overnight, resulting in at least one exchange…

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Chicago becomes a stage for fulfilling a conservative battle

The prospect of federal agents being deployed to Chicago marked the realization of long-held conservative aspirations. Conservative media for decades have painted America’s third-largest city…

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Trump says he is sending ‘hundreds’ of federal law enforcement officers to Chicago

The president’s announcement comes as he continues to paint cities run by Democrats as out of control and poorly managed. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/trump-says-he-sending-hundreds-federal-law-enforcement-officers-chicago-n1234646 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Chicago tightens coronavirus restrictions as cases rise

Chicago announced Monday it will tighten coronavirus restrictions, including for bars, restaurants, gyms and personal services, as it experiences a rise in COVID-19 cases.The city’s…

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Why The Black Environmental Justice Network Is Relaunching

Founded in 1999, the coalition paused its work in 2006. The relaunch aims to bring environmental racism and enforcement of environmental regulation back into focus….

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Who Controls The Money When We Defund Police?

Do we trust the police to defund and restructure themselves? Will community control really guarantee permanent changes to policing as we know it today? The…

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John Cusack attacked by police and 'hit by pepper spray' while filming Chicago protests

High Fidelity actor also pledged to ‘kick Trump’s loathsome Nazi ass out of the White House’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/john-cusack-george-floyd-protests-police-brutality-chicago-trump-a9540876.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Footage shows Chicago police shooting unarmed man twice on subway escalator

33-year-old Ariel Roman survived the incident but was severely injured Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/shooting-chicago-police-officers-video-footage-ariel-roman-a9490651.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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‘We’re Not Treated Like We’re Essential. We’re Treated Like We’re Disposable.’

Amazon is using COVID-19 rules to control their employees, not to protect them, says an Amazon worker who took part in the fourth strike at…

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