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FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Flights Over Chicago, Other US Cities

The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned.


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Ex-State’s Attorney Dick Devine: Not Enough Respect For Law Enforcement

A former Cook County State’s Attorney says there is generally less respect these days for law enforcement.


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.


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Cook County Backs Off Plan To Charge Jurors To Park At Courthouses

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has backed down from her proposal to require jurors and some law enforcement members to pay for parking in courthouse garages.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

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Law Enforcement Leaders Come Out Against Medical Marijuana Bills

Law enforcement leaders banded together, announcing their position at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference at McCormick Place that medical marijuana bills are bad bills.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

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Law Enforcement Officials Fight For Pre-School Budget

In Springfield Wednesday, the law was doing it’s best to lobby for pre-school funding.

WBBM Newsradio–03/10/2011