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U. Chicago Offers Cash Award for Students to Improve City’s Violent Image

http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/crime/227116738-story
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/9/2017 at 1:30pm
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The award is only $500. It might take more than that to perform such a monumental feat.

The Daily Caller reported:

University Offers Reward To Downplay Chicago Violence

The University of Chicago is seeking some creativity from its students to improve their city’s crime-ridden image.

According to The College Fix, the university’s admission’s office is...

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Four Facebook Torturers Face Judge: Bail Denied

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 4:00pm 1/7/2017 at 4:00pm
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The horrific series of crimes against a mentally disabled teenager and streamed live on Facebook has shocked and horrified many (but not all, apparently).   The four attackers who tortured and abused the teen appeared in court and were denied bail.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

One day after a chilling live Facebook video made...

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Chicago Had 762 Homicides in 2016, Most in Two Decades

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 2, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/2/2017 at 1:30pm

That strict gun control in Chicago has obviously worked. America’s third largest city had 762 homicides in 2016, the most in two decades and more than New York and Los Angeles combined. It also saw 3,500 shooting incidents, which is 1,100 more than it had in 2015. From WGN:

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Over 50 People Shot in Chicago Over Christmas Weekend

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 7:00am 12/27/2016 at 7:00am
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Apparently, the criminal element in Chicago doesn’t take time off at Christmas. An alarming number of shootings and connected fatalities took place in the city this weekend.

ABC News reports:

Bloody Year in Chicago Continues with 12 Killings Over Christmas Weekend

Two men gunned down on a porch in Chicago on Christmas Day were...

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Sanctuary Cities Revisit City Budgets Before Trump Takes Office

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/3/2016 at 3:00pm

The nation’s largest sanctuary cities, San Francisco and New York City, are busily revisiting their budgets in anticipation of President-elect Trump taking office and making good on his pledge to slash federal monies sanctuary cities currently receive.

From the federal government, San Francisco gets a billion dollars each year, and New York...

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R.I.P. Joe Watkins: ‘Chicago Unchained’ Grassroots Activist and Obama Critic

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 7:30am 12/3/2016 at 7:30am
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Legal Insurrection readers are part of a small community of people outside the inner-city of Chicago who may be familiar with Joe Watkins, who passed away this week after a battle with cancer. We’ve published a few videos and interviews with Joe on this site, including Rebel Pundit’s “Chicago Unchained,” which reached more...

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Trump Supporter Interrupts HAMILTON In Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 9:00am 11/22/2016 at 9:00am
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We’re not supposed to turn theater into political theater, right? RIGHT?

Trump Supporter Shouts Profanities And Interrupts HAMILTON In Chicago:

As reported by BroadwayWorld, Friday night Vice President-Elect Mike Pence attended a performance of Hamilton on Broadway, where he was met with disdain from audience members. Following...

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O’Hare Workers Plan Strike After Thanksgiving

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 21, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/21/2016 at 4:30pm

Workers at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport have planned to strike after Thanksgiving for a higher wage and union rights. Fox News reported:

Service Employees International Union Local 1 officials said Mond...

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Four Charged in Beating of Man While Onlookers Screamed “Don’t Vote Trump”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 10:00am 11/20/2016 at 10:00am

Chicago authorities have charged four people for beating David Wilcox and hijacking his car after a car accident. People around him just watched and did nothing to help him. Instead they screamed anti-Trump sentiments:

On a video posted online, Wilcox, 50, was pummeled by several individuals, while onlookers shouted “You Voted Trump!”

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It Happened! Chicago Cubs Win 2016 World Series

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 8:00pm 11/3/2016 at 8:00pm

Say it with me: The Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series. A perfect way to end a magical season that still seems unreal to us lifelong diehard crazy Cubs fans who have endured heartache after heartache.

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Chicago Investigation Finds Dead People Voting Years After Their Death

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 28, 2016 at 3:00pm 10/28/2016 at 3:00pm

“Vote early, vote often” is one of Chicago’s unofficial mottos. One of the most corrupt cities in America is famous for its voter fraud back in the day, but officials now insist that everything is on the down low and technology has helped wipe out voter fraud.

Well, investigators at the local...

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Lovable Winners! Chicago Cubs Exorcise the Demons, Head to First World Series Since 1945

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 4:30pm 10/23/2016 at 4:30pm

Billy goats. Black cats. Bartman. The 2016 Chicago Cubs have eliminated those curses and jinxes when they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in the National League Championship Series on Saturday night to advance to their first World Series since 1945.

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A Thousand More People Shot in Chicago Than At This Time Last Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 9:00am 10/18/2016 at 9:00am

Chicago is known for its strict gun laws . . . and its astonishing level of gun-related crime.  Things appear to be getting worse as we learn that 1,000 more people have been shot than were at this time last year.

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VIDEO Released of female Chicago cop beaten – didn’t use gun for fear of public backlash

http://wgntv.com/2016/10/14/chicago-police-release-video-of-female-officer-beating/
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/16/2016 at 12:00pm
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Earlier this month we reported on a beating of a female Chicago police officer by a suspect, and how the officer didn’t use her service weapon because of fear of how the public would react to a shooting of a black man, Chicago’s Top Cop: Police are ‘Second-Guessing Themselves’:

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Chicago’s Top Cop: Police are ‘Second-Guessing Themselves’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 7, 2016 at 2:30pm 10/7/2016 at 2:30pm

It seems every time a cop shoots someone it becomes a national story with charges of racism and excessive force against them. Now the situation has cops deciding not to defend themselves.

Chicago Superintendent Eddie Johnson said one of his officers didn’t defend herself against the man who beat her unconscious because...

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Chicago, Land of Strict Gun Laws, Hits 500 Homicides Already This Year

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 8:00am 9/11/2016 at 8:00am

Chicago has achieved a unique distinction: the city has already had more murders this year than New York and Los Angeles combined.

The Chicago Tribune reports:

Chicago hit 500 homicides the other day, with more killings this year than in New York and Los Angeles combined. So the magic number made national and...

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Excusing disruption of Trump’s Chicago event is dangerous

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 7:30pm 3/12/2016 at 7:30pm

One of the most difficult things in politics is to defend the rights of politicians you otherwise might not want to defend.

One of those cases was the defense of Sarah Palin against a vicious left-wing smear machine that targeted even her youngest child, who was mocked not only for having Down Syndrome but for...

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