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Chicago Police Officer John Mathews was beaten to death in May 1988. (Credit: Chicago Police Memorial Foundation)

Youth Baseball Board Steps Down After Cop Killer Allowed To Coach

There is a big debate in the far South Side Hegewisch neighborhood over a convicted cop killer who was allowed to coach kids’ baseball.

07/30/2014

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Police: Indiana Youth Baseball Coach Took Parents’ Money And Ran

Multiple felony charges are expected Wednesday against a 40-year-old man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a Little League team in northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

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Coach Quits Baseball League Board In Wake Of N-Word Controversy

More backlash is heating up following the story about the former head of a youth baseball league in Oak Lawn who used a racial slur online recently.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

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Youth Baseball Coach Suspended For Using N-Word On Facebook

A southwest suburban man has been suspended as head of a youth baseball league, after he used the N-word in a Facebook posting about singer Whitney Houston.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012