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Friday, September 23, 2022

Officer Ruben Reynoso and Sergeant Christopher Liakopoulos both face three felonies, including aggravated battery of a firearm, aggravated discharge of a firearm and official misconduct, Foxx said. Chicago police said the officers, who were assigned to the Major Accidents Investigations Unit, were heading to the academy for police training just before 7 a.m. in the 1000-block of West 18th Street when they saw four individuals wearing masks loitering in front of a closed business. That's when CPD said one of the individuals displayed a gun, leading to an exchange of gunfire. However, Foxx's office said video evidence shows police officers firing first, which contradicts officers' statements that they were fired upon first. Foxx said there were no body-worn cameras during the incident.

Friday, September 16, 2022

The Safe-T Act, a criminal justice reform bill that eliminates cash bail in Illinois, is coming under increasing scrutiny. Critics say the bill will make it very difficult to detain some dangerous criminals. Supporters say it will make the criminal justice system more fair. read more

Thursday, September 15, 2022

There will be no freight railroad strike early Friday. But the threat of a strike has not gone away entirely. The tentative deal reached after a marathon 20-hour bargaining session between the railroads and the leaders of the engineers and conductors union still needs to be ratified by rank-and-file union members for it to go into effect. The details of the ratification vote have yet to be set, but it is likely weeks away. Although the unions' leadership described the agreement as a negotiating win, a successful ratification vote is not yet assured. And some union members appeared to criticize the deal on social media.

Saturday, September 10, 2022

(CNN)Police in Columbus, Ohio, have released body camera video that shows a police officer serving a felony warrant fatally shooting an unarmed Black man in bed. Donovan Lewis, 20, died Tuesday after being shot by Police Officer Ricky Anderson, a 30-year veteran with the Columbus Division of Police assigned to the K9 unit, according to a police statement. There was no justification for the officer to shoot, Rex Elliott, an attorney for Lewis' family, said at a news conference Thursday morning.

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

ABC7 News wanted to ask San Rafael Police Chief David Spiller about Officer Nail's record on use of force and about this incident, but he declined our request for an interview.


I love that the ------- clowns are using the "no HomerS" defense from The Simpsons. It's fitting.


From the article:

Hughes added that the singular reference in Section 1.004, which requires a school only to display a "durable poster or framed copy" of the motto, is "intended to limit the required display to one poster, so that donations of the motto, whether made in good faith or bad faith, do not burden or overwhelm schools."

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