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Man Dies After Being Tasered By Police

    Crime Scene Revised

    CHICAGO — A man died Thursday after being Tasered by police.

    Philip Coleman, 38, "became combative" with officers Thursday whiles being transported from the Calumet district police station to court, according to a police statement.
    Coleman was Tasered and then transported to Roseland Hospital, where he became physically aggressive with hospital

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Man Dies After Falling from Hotel Roof

      Ambulance

      (AP) — A 23-year-old man has died after falling into a smokestack atop a Chicago hotel.

      Authorities say the man was trying to take a photo from the top of the Intercontinental Hotel on Michigan Avenue when he fell 22 feet down the smokestack. He was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital early Thursday. His name wasn't immediately

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago