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Federal Investigation

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Justice Department: Harvey Cops Used ‘Heavy-Handed Force’

A federal investigation of the Harvey Police Department found officers engaged in “heavy-handed uses of force that were largely avoidable.”

04/03/2012

Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Outrage Growing After Teen Killed By Calumet City Cops

Relatives and friends of a 15-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed by police officers on Wednesday were voicing their outrage by staging a protest outside of the police station Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

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Justice Department Asks ‘Serious Questions’ About BCS

The Justice Department wants to know why the NCAA doesn’t have a college football playoff system and says there are “serious questions” about whether the current format to determine a national champion complies with antitrust laws.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2011

Carol Moseley Braun (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Braun Wants Investigation Of Emanuel’s Mailings

Carol Moseley Braun says she has asked the U.S. Attorney’s to investigate what she calls “allegations of campaign intimidation.”

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2011

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Anti-War Activists Defy Federal Grand Jury

A group of Chicago anti-war activists has refused to testify before a grand jury, calling the federal subpoenas a “fishing expedition.”

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

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Feds Review Notre Dame’s Handling Of Seeberg Case

While an Indiana county prosecutor has chosen to not prosecute a University of Notre Dame football player for alleged sexual battery, the federal government is now reviewing the university’s handling of the case.

WBBM Newsradio–12/17/2010

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