Archive For The “Crime” Category

Hold communities accountable and stop blaming the police

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Hold communities accountable and stop blaming the police

Hold communities accountable and stop blaming the police Chicago continues to be ravaged by street gang gun-related violence. Mayor Lightfoot has vowed to address the problem. But only focusing on the Chicago Police is not the answer. More emphasis needs to be placed on the residents living in the communities where the violence occurs to…

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Palos Police arrest five protestors at Township meeting

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Palos Police arrest five protestors at Township meeting

Palos Police arrest five protestors at Township meeting Five protestors who are part of a group criticizing popular Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan for comments she made in 2017 about immigration reform, were arrested and charged by Palos Police. The group claims they were abiding by the laws when they were arrested, but Township officials…

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Ford Introduces Legislation to Save Lives in the Opioid Overdose Epidemic

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Ford Introduces Legislation to Save Lives in the Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Ford Introduces Legislation to Save Lives in the Opioid Overdose Epidemic Emphasizing that we have to do everything that we can to save lives during the epidemic of deaths from overdoses, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, has introduced legislation to make sure that those who have suffered an overdose have the antidote medicine…

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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele declares Racism as a “Public Health Crisis”

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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele declares Racism as a “Public Health Crisis”

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele declares Racism as a “Public Health Crisis” County Executive Chris Abele today joined Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson, Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde and the Office on African American Affairs (OAAA) to sign the resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. The resolution builds on the county’s efforts to ensure racial equity is…

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Lombard Woman Sentenced to 26 Years for Strangling Mother to Death

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Lombard Woman Sentenced to 26 Years for Strangling Mother to Death

Lombard Woman Sentenced to 26 Years for Strangling Mother to Death DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced today that a Lombard woman accused of killing her mother in 2018 has been sentenced to twenty-six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Stephanie DeFalco, 29, (d.o.b. 6/18/1989) formerly of 197 Grace Street, appeared in…

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Lombard couple charged with stealing money from veterans fund

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Lombard couple charged with stealing money from veterans fund

Lombard couple charged with stealing money from veterans fund Bond Set for Lombard couple accused of using charitable funds for personal use from the Veteran’s Christian Network (VCN), a not-for profit organization DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Wheaton Chief of Police William Murphy announced today that bond has been set for a…

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