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Family of Bettie Jones, Mother of Five Killed by Chicago Police, Sues for Wrongful Death

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“The family of Bettie Jones, the 55-year-old mother of five killed “accidentally” by Chicago police during an altercation with 19-year-old neighbor Quintonio LeGrier on Dec. 26, is now filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.” Full Story – Complex

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Evidence In Darius Pinex Shooting Was ‘Intentionally’ Hid: Judge – Via Huffington Post

Gloria Pinex holds a photo of her son Darius Pinex, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, photo at her home in Chicago. Darius, was killed by Chicago police in 2011. After the recently released video of a Chicago officer firing 16 bullets into the body of Laquan McDonald, Pinex said, "That video showed what we are going through out here, what these police officers are covering up." (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

“CHICAGO (AP) — A top city of Chicago lawyer stepped down after a federal judge accused him of hiding evidence in a fatal police shooting, the latest allegation of wrongdoing amid ongoing scrutiny of how the city deals with such cases.” Full Story – Huffington Post

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CNN analyst: White militiamen aren’t a threat like black protesters because ‘they’re not looting anything’ Via Raw Story

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“CNN law enforcement analyst Art Roderick said over the weekend that armed protesters who took over a federal building in Oregon were not being treated harshly like Black Lives Matter protesters and Muslims would be because they were “not looting anything.” Full Story – Raw Story

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