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    Woman: Des Plaines police Tasered me 12 times

    This McDonald’s drive-through in Des Plaines was the scene of a November 2012 police arrest that is now the subject of a federal lawsuit.

    Nov 26, 2014 5:41 PM

    A Des Plaines woman has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that police Tasered her 12 times and unlawfully arrested her in a McDonald’s drive-through in 2012.

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    Carpentersville cops not charged in death after arrest

    Joshua Paul refuses a police order to put his hands on the car and attempts to get into his car as he is grabbed by one Carpentersville police officer.

    Nov 26, 2014 5:08 AM

    Kane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon will not pursue any charges against the Carpentersville officers who arrested Joshua Paul hours before he died of internal bleeding at an Elgin hospital. Carpentersville Director of Public Safety Al Popp said video of the arrest exonerates the two officers, both of whom are 10-year veterans of the department and have been on active duty since Paul's death.

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    Ferguson officer Darren Wilson: How it happened

    In this photo provided by ABC News, ABC News' chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, left, interviews Ferguson, MO., police officer Darren Wilson, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 in Missouri. The interview will air during ABC News programs and platforms on Nov. 25 and 26. (AP Photo/ABC News, Kevin Lowder)

    Nov 26, 2014 5:11 AM

    Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death. Wilson made his first public statements Tuesday during an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos. He offered details of the Aug. 9 shooting like those contained in his grand jury testimony, released a day earlier after it was decided he wouldn't be indicted in the death.

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    Obama plan won’t help all suburban immigrants

    Luis Toledo

    Nov 26, 2014 4:58 PM

    Maria, a 25-year-old single mother and undocumented immigrant from Crystal Lake, says President Barack Obama’s sweeping and controversial changes to immigration policy ease her fears of being separated by deportation from her children, ages 3 and 5 and both American citizens. But others like Jorge, 39, who is undocumented and lives in Elgin, had their hopes dashed by the president’s announcement last week.

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    Tickets for Bush visit sold out in Naperville

    Former President George W. Bush will be in Naperville Monday to promote his book about his dad, George H.W. Bush.

    Nov 26, 2014 5:27 PM

    Former President George W. Bush apparently knows how to sell books. The announcement Tuesday that the 43rd president will appear Dec. 1 at Anderson’s Bookshop in downtown Naperville sparked a run on his new work, “41: A Portrait of My Father,” Anderson’s spokeswoman Candace Purdom said. All tickets that guarantee a chance to meet the former president were sold out in a single day, she said, and the store remained busy Wednesday selling copies of “41”...

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    Imrem: Waiting proves costly for Trestman

    Chicago Bears Head Coach Marc Trestman speaks with officials during Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field in Chicago.

    Nov 26, 2014 11:07 AM

    It might have made a difference if Marc Trestman didn't wait until the 11th game of the season to challenge the Bears with some tough love. As it is, to have a chance at the playoffs the Bears have to win all of their games to end the season with a seven-game winning streak and 10-6 record.

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