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Fri04182014

Dante White Shoots Daughter: Boyfriend Was Gun-Wielding Dad's Actual Target

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    Dante White fired a bullet intended for the boyfriend of his 25-year-old daughter, striking her instead as she stepped between the two men.

    Chicago police responded to the domestic dispute in 4900 block of West Quincy Street in South Austin on Saturday, reports the Tribune. White's daughter was grazed in the arm by the bullet when she tried to

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    Jury Awards $50,000.75 in Wrongful Arrest Lawsuit

      (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $50,000.75 to a Chicago man who accused police officers of wrongfully arresting him while he was filing his car tires with air.

      Court records show the award given to Pares Ratliff last week includes $50,000 for damages, plus 75 cents for the cost of his interrupted use of a gas station air pump.

      The Chicago Tribune

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      Teachers Union Charges CPS with 'Educational Apartheid'

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        Chicago Public Schools has engaged in widespread "educational apartheid" by forcing predominantly African-American students into privately run charter schools that often perform worse than their old schools and employ relatively few black and Hispanic instructors, the Chicago Teachers Union is charging.

        In a new report being issued today, the union

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        Chicago Parking Ban Begins Tomorrow

          CHICAGO — Starting Saturday, possibly hundreds of Chicago drivers will return to where they parked their cars the night before only to find the vehicles have mysteriously disappeared.

          It's like that every Dec. 1, when Chicago's infamous annual Winter Overnight Parking Ban goes into effect. Every day between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. until April 1, city tow

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          Grandmother Accused of Abusing Grandchildren

            Grandmother Abuse

            (AP) — A Chicago woman has been accused of beating, burning and biting her 5- and 6-year-old grandchildren, and forcing them to eat cat food.

            Goldine Williams was ordered held Thursday in lieu of $200,000 bond on charges of aggravated battery to a child. Authorities say the alleged abuse occurred Oct. 18 and Oct. 19, and was reported Nov. 2.

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