Latest Violence in Chicago Leaves 2 Dead

VOA News Chicago police fatally shot a 19-year-old male student and a 55-year-old mother of five Saturday. Both victims were African American. The shootings are the latest in a city that is already under a Justice Department investigation for the brutal shooting of a 17-year-old African American male last year by a white police officer. The race of the police officers involved in Saturday's response to a domestic disturbance has not been revealed. The police department said when its officers arrived on the scene they were "confronted by a combative subject resulting in the discharging of the officer's weapon, fatally…
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Mayor Allan Fung announces new police chief in Cranston

CRANSTON, (WPRI) – Cranston Mayor Allan Fung on Thursday named the officer who is second in command of the Rhode Island State Police as his choice for police chief. If the City Council gives its approval, the man currently second-in-command at the Rhode Island State Police will become Cranston’s new police chief. “I am proud to introduce today the next police chief of the great city of Cranston, Lt. Col. Michael Winquist from the Rhode State Police,” Fung said.   Lt. Col. Michael Winquist, a 24-year veteran of the force said he'll be a visible and approachable chief. "My goal is…
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