Tag Archives: City Of Chicago

Court orders Chicago to pay NRA’s legal fees

A federal court is ordering the city of Chicago to pay the National Rifle Association nearly $1 million in legal fees. The NRA had challenged a Chicago law banning gun sales within the city limits that a federal court ruled unconstitutional in January. Chicago also paid the NRA $600,000 in …

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Beaten bartender’s suit will feature off-duty cop’s beating video at upcoming trial

Woman attacked by cop alleges police ‘code of silence’ led to cover-up By Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune reporter 7:06 a.m. CDT, October 22, 2012 The shocking videotape showed off-duty Chicago police Officer Anthony Abbate throw a female bartender half his size against a wall in the Northwest Side tavern, slam …

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Reporter Mick Dumke Sues City Of Chicago Over FOIA Rejections

The Huffington Post Jen Sabella For years, the Chicago Reader’s Mick Dumke has been reporting on everything from the city’s misuse of TIF funds to its lack of recycling. Shedding light on the city’s shortcomings is definitely a way to get on Mayor Daley’s nerves (as most Chicago journalists know) …

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