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Report: Minority Students Turned In To Police In School Disproportionately Often

An investigation finds a disproportionate number of black and Hispanic high school students are turned over to police for infractions that result in other students being less severely disciplined.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2012

This is an example of the wrong-color paint jobs that have irked the U.S. Postal Service. (U.S. Postal Service)

Not So Special Delivery: Someone’s Painting Defaced Mailboxes The Wrong Color

The mailboxes start out blue. Then, probably after some graffiti is scrawled on them, someone is painting over them in green or black paint.

08/28/2012

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Teen Charged With Hate Crime, Says He Was Mad About Trayvon Martin

A teen charged with a hate crime in Oak Park says he attacked and beat up his victim because he was angry about the Trayvon Martin case.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

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Study: Illinois Minority Drivers Ticketed, Searched More Often Than Whites

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CBS) — The long-held belief by some that “driving while black” will make you more likely to get a ticket appears to have some truth to it, at least in Illinois. As WBBM […]

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

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Report Shows Changing Face Of Chicago Area

A report is out today about the changing faces in many Chicago area neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011