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Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

Q&A: US government not as prolific an executioner as states

CHICAGO - Executions carried out by federal authorities have stopped, restarted and stopped again for long stretches since the first one in 1790, when... → Read More

Q&A: US government not as prolific an executioner as states

President Donald Trump's administration wants to restart federal executions this month, 17 years after the last one → Read More

Perils of police at high speeds spur calls for more reform

Crashes involving Chicago police vehicles that killed retired teacher Verona Gunn last year and a young mother this month highlight the dangers of police speeding to crime scenes or during car chases. → Read More

Despite Video Evidence, Prosecutors Must Bring Right Mix Of Charges In Floyd Case

CHICAGO (AP) — As damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by sound… → Read More

Examining the charges against Derek Chauvin, 3 other Minneapolis officers involved in George Floyd's death

Here's a look at some questions and answers about the charges against Chauvin and three other officers involved in George Floyd's death. → Read More

Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd case

CHICAGO — As damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by → Read More

Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd case

CHICAGO — As damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by sound legal logic if they hope to convict a Minnesota officer in Floyd's May 25 death.Exhibit No. 1 at trial is likely to be bystander video showing Officer Derek Chauvin pressing his knee into the back of Floyd's neck as the handcuffed Floyd says he… → Read More

Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd case

CHICAGO (AP) — As damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by sound legal logic if they hope to convict… → Read More

Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd case

CHICAGO — As damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by → Read More

Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd case

CHICAGO — As damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by → Read More

Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd case

As damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by sound legal logic if they hope to convict a Minnesota officer in Floyd's May 25 death. → Read More

Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd case

As damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by sound legal logic if they hope to convict a Minnesota officer in Floyd's May 25 death. → Read More

Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd case

CHICAGO (AP) — As damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by sound legal logic if they hope to convict a Minnesota officer in Floyd's May 25 death. Exhibit No. 1 at trial is likely to be bystander video showing Officer Derek Chauvin pressing his knee into the back of Floyd's neck as the handcuffed Floyd says… → Read More

'Strategic' well-orchestrated heists seen amid protest chaos

Police say well-coordinated criminals are capitalizing on the chaos around protests to stage widespread store thefts → Read More

Well-coordinated thieves capitalize on protest chaos

OAKLAND, Calif. — Police in a small San Francisco Bay Area community were about to help authorities in neighboring Oakland keep the peace during a protest when a more pressing crisis hit home: groups of thieves were pillaging malls, setting fire to a... → Read More

Well-coordinated thieves capitalize on protest chaos

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Police in a small San Francisco Bay Area community were about to help authorities in neighboring Oakland keep the peace during a protest when a more pressing crisis hit home: groups of thieves were pillaging malls, setting fire to a Walmart and storming a car dealership. By the time San Leandro officers arrived at the Dodge dealership, dozens of cars were gone and thieves… → Read More

‘Strategic’ well-orchestrated heists seen amid protest chaos

While opportunists have sometimes joined the frenzy, police and experts say there is a sophistication that suggests a level of planning that goes beyond spontaneous acts. → Read More

‘Strategic’ well-orchestrated heists seen amid protest chaos

While opportunists have sometimes joined the frenzy, police and experts say there is a sophistication that suggests a level of planning that goes beyond spontaneous acts. → Read More

'Strategic' well-orchestrated heists seen amid protest chaos

Police in a small San Francisco Bay Area community were about to help authorities in neighboring Oakland keep the peace during a protest when a more pressing crisis hit home: groups of thieves were pillaging malls, setting fire to a Walmart and storming a car dealership. “It was very strategic,” Sgt → Read More

Chicago morgue coping despite historic surge in deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic

There was no sign of buckling at the the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, where employees seemed to be coping well with the historic surge in deaths due to the coronavirus. → Read More