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Chicagoans Are Stopped and Frisked by Police Even More Than New Yorkers

Chicagoans Are Stopped and Frisked by Police Even More Than New Yorkers

New York may be the city that put the controversial police practice known as "stop and frisk" on the nation's radar — but Chicago officers are initiating these encounters four times more frequently than New York did at the height of its practice in that city in 2011, according to a report released yesterday by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

 

Darren Wilson Grand Juror Sues, Accusing Ferguson Prosecutor Of Mischaracterizing Case

Darren Wilson Grand Juror Sues, Accusing Ferguson Prosecutor Of Mischaracterizing Case

WASHINGTON -- A member of the grand jury that ultimately decided not to indict former Ferguson, Missouri, Police Officer Darren Wilson in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown is suing the prosecuting attorney in St. Louis County, accusing Robert McCulloch of mischaracterizing the grand jury process.