Chicago’s Camera Network Helped Nail Alleged Smollett Ruse

Police tapped into Chicago’s vast network of surveillance cameras — and even some homeowners’ doorbell cameras — to track down two brothers who claimed they were paid by “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett to stage an attack on him, the latest example of the city’s high-tech approach to public safety.

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Seventh Circuit Upholds Chicago ‘Bubble Zone’ Ordinance

A staunchly conservative Seventh Circuit panel upheld Chicago’s “bubble zone” ordinance creating a buffer area around medical facilities – including abortion clinics – but the ruling almost begs the pro-life plaintiffs to appeal to the Supreme Court.

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After Cover-Up Trial, Officer Who Shot Laquan to Be Sentenced

judge rejected allegations that the shocking video of Laquan McDonald’s death proved that Chicago police officers tried to stage a cover-up in the fatal shooting of the black teen. Now another judge must decide how long the officer who pulled the trigger spends behind bars.

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