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Family of slain Chicago teen LaQuan McDonald receives $5M settlement, six officers involved

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Cleveland Officer Michael Brelo arrested in brawl 4 days after acquittal

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Baltimore children attending public schools won't have to go another day in class hungry thanks to a new state program. On Tuesday… Read More

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