Chicago Mayor Calls Police Shooting ‘Extremely Disturbing’

Chicago’s mayor said video footage of police shooting and wounding a suspect inside a downtown train station is “extremely disturbing” and that she supports the interim police superintendent’s request that prosecutors be sent directly to the scene — an unusual and perhaps unprecedented action in the nation’s third largest city.

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Five Years After Ferguson Shooting, Racial Tension Still Simmers

Michael Brown’s death at the hands of a white Missouri police officer was a seismic moment in American race relations. The fledgling Black Lives Matter movement found its voice, police departments fell under intense scrutiny, progressive prosecutors were elected and court policies were revised.

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