Sam Charles Journalist
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Sam Charles is an investigative producer for WGN TV News.

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Chicago Sun Times

50 Articles
almost 2 years ago
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At mayor’s direction, Melrose Park cops targeted family, lawsuit alleges

Michael Cozzi and his parents, Vincent and Angeline Cozzi, who are in their 80s, filed the suit Monday in U.S. Distri...

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almost 2 years ago
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Alleging conspiracy and cover-up, Anjanette Young sues Chicago, 12 officers over police raid

Young was undressed and getting ready for bed when several Chicago police officers came into her Near West Side home,...

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almost 2 years ago
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CPS to resume in-person classes Wednesday

"Our building engineers and facilities team have been working diligently to clear sidewalks and parking lots of snow ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Former CPD officer who attacked, threatened other cops to join CFD next week

Jason Coleman’s career with the Chicago Police Department ended when he resigned in July 2020, less than two months a...

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almost 2 years ago
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Ahead of Police Board hearing, CPD strips FOP president of pay

First-term union president John Catanzara will face a hearing later this month over obscene and inflammatory posts he...

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almost 2 years ago
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Ahead of independent monitor’s third report, CPD says consent decree compliance efforts signal ‘i...

It remains unclear, though, how the Chicago Police Department’s compliance will be graded, as the independent monitor...

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almost 2 years ago
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South Side community groups receive $1.2 million in grants for anti-violence efforts

Acclivus, based near the Illinois Medical District, announced $1.2 million in grant money would be doled out to group...

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almost 2 years ago
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New ‘Chicago Police Torture Archive’ details acts of Jon Burge and underlings

The new site, launched by the Invisible Institute, includes profiles and interviews with numerous victims of Burge an...

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almost 2 years ago
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Associate of Chicago rapper G Herbo killed in South Loop barbershop shooting

Gregory Jackson III — more widely known as "Lil Greg" — was in the Studio Nineteen barbershop, at 1931 S. State St., ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Already facing firing, CPD brings more charges against FOP president

The new charges, made public Wednesday by the Chicago Police Board, allege John Catanzara filed a false police report...

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almost 2 years ago
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South Side alderman says Chicago is in ‘state of emergency’ with uptick in carjackings

"Any time one of us, an Englewood resident, is carjacked and held at gunpoint on Christmas morning, we know that it i...

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almost 2 years ago
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Claiming a conspiracy, man convicted in 1998 South Side murder asks judge to toss out conviction

Attorneys for Marcus Wiggins say he was convicted of the 1998 murder of Theopolis Teague on the South Side because th...

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