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The murder of LaNiyah Murphy highlights the need to return to civility

On January 4, 2022, according to the Chicago Police Department, a young woman, 20-year-old LaNiyah Murphy, when an argument erupted between her and another person. An opened fire, striking Murphy in the head and killing her. According to Lamar Johnson, Murphy was a member of the Brave Youth Leaders, who is the violence prevention coordinator ...

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Chicago Teachers Union Votes to extend their paid vacations

LOS ANGELES, January 6, 2022 — The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) voted late Tuesday night to take extend their taxpayer-funded paid vacation. While the action was described as going virtual, the reality is far less noble. Ask someone in the real world how they should feel when they pay real money for a product or ...

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The killing of Elli French: Chicago cops give evil the cold shoulder

WASHINGTON. Last Saturday evening, two of Chicago’s uniformed sentinels found themselves on the wrong end of a felon’s weapon. Both were shot. One of the officers, Ella French, later died of her wounds. A throng of uniformed and plainclothes cops formed a vigil at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where the surviving officer remains ...

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An Exclusive update on the shooting of Chicago PD officer Elli French

CHICAGO: CDN has learned from sources inside the Chicago Police Department that the animosity between the hierarchy of the CPD, the Mayor’s office, and rank and file officers is much worse than it was thought to be. An account comes second-hand from an eyewitness at the hospital where officers first brought the two wounded CPD ...

Barack Obama to Elijah Cummings: Monuments to the men who “didn’t build that”

WASHINGTON: The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry has a storied past. It occupies one of the few remaining buildings from the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. The venue proudly displayed America’s technological prowess 400 years after Christopher Columbus arrived in the New World. Inventor Nicola Tesla–whose electric motor and alternating current are still in use today–dazzled ...