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Man, 64, killed in hit-and-run

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A 64-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash Sunday night on the Northwest Side, Chicago police said. The man was crossing the street around 10 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Fullerton Avenue in the Cragin neighborhood when he was hit by a White SUV that was speeding east on Fullerton. The...
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2 killed, 2 injured in city shootings

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Two people were killed and two others were injured in Chicago shootings on Sunday, including a woman shot by a carjacker on the West Side, police said. The 59-year-old woman was in a vehicle with two others in the 900 block of North Kedvale Avenue in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood when a man...
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Chicago police release video of shooting that sparked violent protests

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Chicago police on Sunday released body camera footage of officers shooting dead a black man as he reached for his concealed handgun, hoping to quell two days of violent and peaceful protests that had branded the incident a case of police brutality.
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Chicago's Abusive Police State Is Untenable

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Early Saturday evening, a Chicago police officer shot and killed Harith Augustus, a 37-year-old black American barber working in the neighborhood where the police had confronted him. The Chicago Police Department released body-camera video that shows Augustus becoming agitated after being surrounded and grabbed by officers. As he attempts to flee and appears to reach for a gun in his waistband, an officer begins firing on him, and Augustus falls. In a statement, the CPD said that Augustus-who had a firearm license but no permit for concealed carry-had initially been approached for...
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Police: Man with gun demands cash, cigarettes at Sellersville gas station

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Perkasie Borough Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a Sellersville gas station Sunday afternoon.
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Chicago Police Release Video Showing a Man Killed in Chase Was Armed

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A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away, spun around and reached toward his waist, according to footage released Sunday from an officer's body-worn camera.
Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said it's the quickest he has ever ordered such video released and that he hoped to dispel rumors that Harith Augustus, 37, was unarmed. He also hoped that making the 30-second clip public before a planned protest would prevent another violent confrontation between residents and officers.
Protesters angry about the killing Saturday...
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