$14 Million Payout Ends Jail Masturbation Class Action Suit

After a group of female public defenders alleged rampant sexual misconduct at Cook County Jail, a federal judge ordered policy changes. By Jonah Meadows, Patch Staff Nov 20, 2020 11:22 am CT Updated Nov 20, 2020 7:07 pm CT CHICAGO — The Cook County Board has signed off on a …

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JMF Law Reaches $400,000 Settlement in Nursing Home Case

JMF Law Reaches $400,000 Settlement in Nursing Home Case

The Law Office of Jeffrey Friedman, P.C. recently reached a $400,000 settlement in a nursing home death case against a Chicago nursing facility in which a 67-year old Schizophrenic woman with insulin-dependent diabetes suffered a hypoglycemic episode, which caused her to fall into a coma from which she ultimately never awoke. On …

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COVID-19 deaths at Illinois long-term care facilities top 2,700

By Joe Mahr Chicago Tribune|May 30, 2020 at 12:12 PM An additional 345 residents and workers at Illinois’ long-term care facilities have died of the coronavirus, bringing the total to 2,747, according to state data released Friday. The latest figures from the Illinois Department of Public Health continue to show …

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Press conference

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For immediate release Contact: Raul Montes, Jr. 773-290-4603 Activists angered as “Carnage”continues as 51 shot and 9 dead this past Labor Day weekend including a 8 year old little girl and a 32 year old woman. Want National Guard deployed by Governor J.B. Pritzker and to declare “State of Emergency” …

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Mom supplied knife used to kill teen girl in Facebook feud, Illinois prosecutors say

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September 08, 2020, By Dawson White A 15-year-old girl was stabbed to death in Chicago while trying to break up a fight that was sparked by a Facebook feud, prosecutors said. The feud began after a friend of Erica Blackhawk, 15, blocked Barbara Clifton, 19, from a Facebook Live video, …

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This Labor Day, let’s honor the workers who are beyond essential

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Maria Lopez, a nurse at the University of Illinois hospital, was scheduled to retire on April 30. But she kept working because she wanted to help people infected by COVID-19. She died from the virus on May 4. Labor Day is one of the most beloved holidays of the year, a time for people of all backgrounds to take a moment to celebrate the people who lace up their boots every day and go to work. However, workers are not celebrating right now. Workers are doing whatever they can to live their lives during an unimaginable public health and economic catastrophe.

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Pilsen Chicago Protest

Pilsen Chicago Protest Written by: DocNitram Aside from the near-daily Chicago protests that are becoming news headlines across the nation, a lesser-known protest has been raging-on. All across Chicago, many neighborhoods have been fighting back against a common but provoking menace. This menace is known as an SRO (School Resource …

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Aftermath of one area looted in Chicago last night

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Aftermath of one area looted in Chicago last night. #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/f9GsrjwS8m — Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) August 10, 2020 Aftermath of one area looted in Chicago last night. #BlackLivesMatter

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Black Lives Matter Holds Rally Supporting Individuals Arrested in Chicago Looting Monday

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Members of Black Lives Matter held a solidarity rally on Monday night with the more than 100 individuals who were arrested after a night of looting and unrest in Chicago. The rally was held at the South Loop police station where organizers say those individuals are currently being held in …

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Black Lives Matter protest: ‘We don’t need police. We need care.’

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About 100 people gathered outside the Central District station on Monday evening in a demonstration organized by Black Lives Matter Chicago. Several protesters held a banner that read, “Our futures have been looted from us … loot back.” Ariel Atkins, an organizer, said the demonstration was put together as a …

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Group Gathers At Central District Police Station, Tries To Get People Who Were Arrested For Looting Downtown Released From Police Custody

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Some of the people arrested for looting downtown early Monday morning were still in custody Monday night, and a vocal group was trying to get them out. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reported, restrictions on access to the downtown area took effect Monday night. Most of …

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7 Facts That Parents & Teachers Should Know About The Risks Of Reopening Chicago Public Schools

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Link: https://www.zerohedge.com/political/7-facts-parents-teachers-should-know-about-risks-reopening-chicago-public-schools Authored by Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner via Wirepoints.org, School reopenings have become the next major political football in America, and the opening of Chicago Public Schools is no exception. The Chicago Teachers Union says they don’t want in-school teaching and prefer to maintain online learning, while the school district officials …

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