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Police Release Body Cam Footage Of Harith Augustus Shooting

Chicago Police Department release body camera footage of Saturday’s fatal police shooting of Harith Augustus Officers approached Augustus after noticing a holster under his shirt Augustus was shot several times as he tried to flee from officers In a rare and unexpected move CPD released body cam footage on Sunday On Saturday, 37-year-old Harith Augustus was pronounced dead at Jackson ...

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Four charged with hate crime after kidnapping and beating a mentally disabled man in Chicago

Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, Brittany Covington, and Tanishia Covington all charged with hate crimes after kidnapping and abusing a mentally handicapped man The victim and his parents believed he was going to a sleepover with Jordan Hill The suspects posted videos of the attack to their social media The victim was able to escape after two of the suspects left ...

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Did anybody notice Chicago suffered its most violent month in 20-years?

August was the most violent month Chicago has experienced since October 1996. This weekend alone Chicago had 67 shootings and 11 homicides. Despite an almost 10 million population difference, Chicago has more homicides in 2016 than New York City and Los Angeles combined. Austin, Englewood, and Garfield Park are the most violent neighborhoods in Chicago. While the nation argues over ...

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