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Opinion: No, The Year-To-Year Rise In Law Enforcement Officer Deaths Isn’t Because People Hate Cops

Who knows, maybe there is a grand conspiracy to murder police officers. But you know what? The numbers provided by the FBI don’t come close to proving that. If you say otherwise, you are a liar.


Megan Boken, 23, of Wheaton was shot and killed in an apparent botched robbery in St. Louis, where she was planning to play in an alumni game for former St. Louis University volleyball players. (Photo courtesy St. Louis University)

Visitation Set For Wheaton Volleyball Star Killed In St. Louis

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, and the funeral for Thursday, for 23-year-old Megan Boken – the Wheaton native who was killed in St. Louis this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Hatch Day

Jennifer Hudson Helps Schoolchildren In Honor Of Late Nephew

The slain nephew of actress-singer Jennifer Hudson, who would have turned 11 Tuesday, is being remembered with a giveaway of school supplies for thousands.

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2012

Officer Thor Soderberg

Officer Soderberg Honored One Year After Murder

One year has passed since Chicago Police Officer Thor Soderberg was shot and killed with his own gun.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Gregory Brooks Jr.

Teen Gets 120 Years In Prison For McClendon Murders

An elderly Northwest Indiana couple was shot and killed, and their bodies were dumped in a forest preserve. Their sons came face to face with one of the killers in court Tuesday. Gregory Brooks Jr. will spend the rest of his life in prison.