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Should Chicago Defund The Police?

It's a question that many people in the city have asked over the last 12 months. Police brutality is causing citizens of Chicago to feel nervous about interactions with law enforcement. But with crime at an all-time high, several people think it's a terrible idea.
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Mertz's miscues continue in 41-13 loss to Notre Dame

CHICAGO, Ill. — Three of Graham Mertz’s passes Saturday went for points. His first touchdown of the season and 10th of his career came in the third quarter and tied the game at 10. It capped off a four-play drive on which Mertz completed all three of his passes for 58 yards. But that would be the only one of his passes that scored points for Wisconsin.
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Brian Kelly deserves a statue at Notre Dame for being the all-time wins leader

An important thing happened on Saturday afternoon in Chicago — the Notre Dame Fighting Irish beat a top 15 opponent 41-13 to improve their record to 4-0 on the season. That’s the most important thing, but it also meant a colossal record at Notre Dame now belongs to Brian Kelly — the all-time wins leader as the head coach of the Irish.
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Four guns stolen in Wisconsin have been linked to dozens of shootings here. Authorities say it’s an example of how illegal guns end up on the streets of Chicago.

The burglar had the perfect diversion. It was a few hours past midnight on New Year’s Day 2016, a time when the working-class northern Wisconsin town of Superior keeps the bars open especially late. Police were tied up with two bar fights, one of them a 30-person brawl at a local saloon called the Ugly Stick. With no cops in sight, the burglar was ready to make his move on Superior Shooters ...
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Chicago Activist Ja'Mal Green Arrested Amid Protests Over Shooting Deaths of 2 Simeon Students

A community activist was arrested Wednesday as he joined growing calls for action following the shooting deaths of two students from Simeon Career Academy on Tuesday. Ja’Mal Green, who had offered a reward for information in the shooting death of Jamari Williams just blocks from the school, was arrested at Chicago’s City Hall on Wednesday, according to police officials.
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CPS alum creates carpooling network amid school bus driver shortages

CHICAGO — School bus driver shortages are leaving many Chicago Public Schools families in a pinch to get their children to school. Now a CPS alum is offering an alternative to the school bus — a carpooling network. Ismael El-Amin said he identified a problem. “We have three different locations to drop off the children we’re […]
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Kickoff return for touchdown a 'game-changing play' in Notre Dame surging past Badgers

CHICAGO — The University of Wisconsin's fourth-quarter lead Saturday lasted only 13 seconds because Notre Dame opted for a different tactic on the kickoff return. Chris Tyree took the ball 96 yards for a touchdown that produced a 17-13 Irish advantage. It was the first of five straight Notre Dame scores in the final 14 minutes of a 41-13 victory at Soldier Field.
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CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer and a man riding a CTA bus were among at least 10 people wounded in shootings around the city late Friday and early Saturday. At least one man was killed. The police officer was responding to a call of shots fired in the South...
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