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    1. The president of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was arrested on Monday along with nine other people demonstrating against the murder of Laquan McDonald, a black Chicago resident who was shot 16 times by a white police officer in October 2014.

    2. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday that more police officers in the city will wear body cameras, under a program that piloted in a police district in January. The decision follows a murder charge filed against a police officer last week over the shooting death of a black teenager and citywide protests over the incident.

    3. Director Spike Lee hopes his latest film "Chi-Raq", an adaption of ancient Greek play "Lysistrata" looking at Chicago's gun violence, will help make a difference in tackling the problem. The film is named after street slang comparing Chicago, the United States' third largest city, to conflict zones in the Middle East. Its trailer begins with a statement saying "Homicides in Chicago, Illinois ...

    4. Kale Abrahamson and Reed Timmer scored 23 points apiece as Drake beat Illinois-Chicago 83-62 on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. Abrahamson hit 7 of 12 from the field including six from distance for the Bulldogs (3-3). Timmer hit 9 of 14 from the field including three 3-pointers. Graham Woodward added...

    5. A 21-year-old Chicago man was arrested on Monday for threatening to kill 16 white male students or staff on the University of Chicago in retaliation for the shooting last year of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white police officer, according to law enforcement officials. Jabari R. Dean was charged with transmitting a threat in interstate commerce and, if convicted, could face up to five ...

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    6. A Burger King manager in Chicago told the Chicago Tribune that he testified before a grand jury this week about police deleting surveillance video that may have captured last year’s killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was shot 16 times in a span of six seconds by a white police officer, Jason Van Dyke.

    7. Stores were blocked along Chicago's Magnificent Mile on Black Friday, but not by shoppers waiting in line to score the latest deals. Several thousand men, women and children were demanding action from Chicago officials and its police department.

    8. CHICAGO (Reuters) -- The main Chicago police union is standing behind the white officer who was charged this week with first-degree murder for gunning down a black teenager. It is facing a backlash from leaders of the city’s black community as a result.

    9. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to announce Tuesday the formation of a task force for police accountability, his office said, according to reports. The move comes after protesters of a 2014 fatal shooting of a black teen called for Emanuel’s resignation and the removal of city police chief Garry McCarthy.

    10. A University of Chicago student was arrested in connection with a "threat of violence" that prompted school officials to cancel classes Monday.

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