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Chicago police refute Trump's claim he talked to commanders

Chicago police refute Trump's claim he talked to commanders

Guglielmi, the police spokesman, told the Tribune that Trump has never met with the department's deputy superintendents, district commanders, chiefs of patrol or chiefs of detectives. "If they had the authority, they could get it done. How? With respect to violence, the best way to address crime is through a commitment to community policing and a commitment to stronger laws to keep illegal guns and repeat violent offenders off the street".


Flames chase 1200 people from homes in Northern California

Flames chase 1200 people from homes in Northern California

Pashilk on 17 counts of arson", said Lake County Sheriff Brian Martin. Another 1,500 homes and other structures are threatened. The cause of the Chimney Fire remains under investigation. Saturday night the fire reached the community of Lower Lake, forcing hundreds of residents to leave. Pashilk has not been implicated in any of the three huge blazes that destroyed more than 1,000 homes in Lake County last summer.


Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize

Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize

The NLRB's decision , released Tuesday, overturns a 2004 Brown University precedent that banned graduate students from unionizing, which stated that students were not employees are were not entitled to the right to collectively bargain. When it comes to deciding whether graduate students can unionize, this isn't the NLRB's first rodeo, or even its second. And recent research has found "no support" for the assertion that graduate student unionization "would harm the faculty-student ...



Stanford sex assault judge bows out from upcoming sex case

Now, with the implementation of this new policy , Stanford University has been accused of engaging in victim-blaming (Turner's victim was severely intoxicated at the time of her attack), and tacitly siding with Turner's argument that alcohol explains and mitigates his actions.


Obama to meet slain officers' families during Louisiana tour

Obama to meet slain officers' families during Louisiana tour

More than 116,000 people have registered for federal assistance, and FEMA has already distributed $107 million, FEMA said . "The needs of the people of Louisiana are great, and we ask the public to please donate as generously as they can", it said.


Children, Man Die in Chicago Apartment Fire

Children, Man Die in Chicago Apartment Fire

The department responded to reports of the fire about 1:30 a.m. As of 4:45 a.m., the fire had been struck out and three people, including two children, were unaccounted for, fire officials said. Inspectors issued building code citations because they couldn't access "most dwelling units" to verify smoke detectors and conditions; because mice droppings were found in one apartment; because a porch was found to be defective or missing parts; and because a porch needed repairs.