Chicago Police officers tasered and pepper sprayed Angel Ramirez after he recorded a traffic stop where cops were cuffing a different man on July 3.Facebook

Police Oversight Agency Opens Investigation Into Tasering Of Man Who Filmed Officers In Little Village

The encounter was captured in a now-viral video that has been viewed more than 350,000 times.

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Elected School Board Bill To Get A Renewed Push In The Illinois Legislature

Elected school boards exist in 90% of school districts across the country, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts study.

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It’s Time To Make Juneteenth An Official City Holiday, Ald. Says: ‘Black History Is American History’

Juneteenth — or June 19 — marks the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans, and should be celebrated citywide, supporters say.

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Park District Shuts Down Humboldt Park Advisory Council After Fights, Threats And Chaotic Election: ‘This Is Not OK’

The group is supposed to organize Easter egg hunts and park activities. Instead, they've been sparring about gentrification.