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Chicago agency finds high level of spilled chemical in lake
Chicago's Department of Water Management says its sampling of Lake Michigan water near a wastewater spill at a U.S. Steel plant has found a higher than expected level of a potentially carcinogenic chemical, but well below federal safety standards
Why the Justice Department's review of police agreements matters
One of the key -- and most controversial roles -- the Justice Department has come to play is policing the police in the United States. The DOJ has reviewed the Chicago and Baltimore police departments, and it has investigated police-involved shootings, such as the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ,
The Note: Diving into Trump’s first address to Congress
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 41 The big story: Choose your own superlative. It was the most effective speech of President Trump’s time in office, his most presidential address, the one where he most clearly surpassed expectations. It’s also, to his
Chicago mayor slams Trump over remarks about city's murder rate during congressional address
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel slammed President Trump Tuesday night for his remarks during his joint address to Congress about the Windy City's murder rate. "We have repeatedly made specific requests of the administration for greater law enforcement integration and resources; a higher priority placed
LeBron: The Sequel
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 27 Entertainment Issue. "When LeBron was playing with the Heat, they went to Cleveland, and he wanted to spend the night. They don't do overnights. Teams just don't. So now [coach Erik] Spoelstra has to text [president Pat] Riley and say, 'What do I do
Everything You Need to Know About the Executive Order on Sanctuary Cities
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday singling out the country’s sanctuary cities in an attempt to curtail what he has called “virtually unlimited immigration.” “Sanctuary jurisdictions across the United States willfully violate Federal law in an attempt to shield aliens from
Trump Says He May Send in ‘The Feds’ to Chicago. In Some Ways, They’re Already There.
A tweet by President Trump Tuesday night signaled curbing violence in Chicago is near the top of his to-do list: "If Chicago doesn't fix the horrible 'carnage' going on … I will send in the Feds!" But when pressed by ABC News' David Muir on what that means in an exclusive interview, Trump offered
White House Clarifies Trump Tweet on Sending 'Feds' Into Chicago
The White House appears to be softening a cryptic tweet from President Trump threatening federal intervention over rising crime in Chicago . If Chicago doesn't fix the horrible "carnage" going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds! — Donald J. Trump
Trump Threatens to 'Send in the Feds' Because of Chicago 'Carnage'
President Donald Trump threatened to "send in the Feds" to deal with the "carnage" in Chicago if the city doesn't fix the problem, he tweeted. If Chicago doesn't fix the horrible "carnage" going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds! — Donald J.