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Civil Rights

The City of Philadelphia incarcerates 9,300 inmates in unconstitutionally abusive, overcrowded, dangerous, degrading and filthy conditions, according to a class action in Federal Court.

A City of West Chicago Police officer shot a woman's friendly Labrador-shepherd dog on her property, then the Police Department defamed her in a press release it knew was false, Nancy Podschwit claims in DuPage County Court.

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