Tag Archives: Chicago police

CN September 27 2018

  A high-power panel around the Chicago Newsroom table this week to kick around Brett Kavanaugh; Jason Van Dyke; the upcoming elections, both mayoral and gubernatorial; and an expert look forward at the type of government Chicago may have in … Continue reading

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CN September 6 2018

Troy LaRaviere, our guest this week, was the first contestant to enter what’s now the ridiculously crowded Chicago Mayor’s race. He announced his candidacy on May 1 of this year. He sat with us this morning for a wide-ranging conversation … Continue reading

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CN August 2 2018

Chicago was presented with a draft of a consent decree earlier this week that purports to be the foundation for ¬†comprehensive police reform in our city. It was written by the Mayor’s Office, the Police Department and Attorney General Lisa … Continue reading

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CN July 26 2018

John Arena, this week’s guest, is a founder of the City Council’s Progressive Caucus and Alderman of the Northwest Side’s 45th Ward. As we spoke, there were reports that the City’s consent decree for the reform of the Chicago Police … Continue reading

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CN Feb 16 2016

  “We have a crisis of the civil order in Chicago.” That’s the terse assessment of one of Chicago’s most tenacious and respected journalists and writers. Jamie Kalven has been immersed in Chicago’s most impoverished neighborhoods for decades, but he’s … Continue reading

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CN Oct 13 2016

  Mayor Rahm Emanuel may have just had the best few days of his administration. A tentative contract with the teachers, a budget that appears to bring , for the first time in years, some fiscal stability to the city … Continue reading

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CN Aug 11 2016

  Imagine if your workplace introduced a new body-camera program. Every meeting, ¬†every movement on the factory floor or in the delivery truck – all of it – gets uploaded each day to the company’s web site. And maybe a … Continue reading

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CN Dec 10 2015

There’s a small cadre of reporters who regularly cover City Hall, and they deeply understand the goings-on at City Council, in the Mayor’s Office and the Departments. Mike Fourcher is one of them. As publisher of Aldertrack, a daily subscription … Continue reading

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CN Sept. 26, 2013

In April, it will have been ten years since David Koschman was punched in the face outside a bar on Division Street. He fell to the curb, hitting his head, and he died eleven days later from that head injury. … Continue reading

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CN October 11, 2012

Mayor Emanuel has released his 2014 budget, and, despite the fact that there was vey little traditional community input beforehand, it has been accepted so far with relatively little criticism. In fact, editorials in the dailies were fairly positive, acknowledging … Continue reading

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