Mia Wright, who was attacked by police in the parking lot of the Brickyard Mall, gets emotional while speaking to reporters at a press conference.

Attorney Demands City Drop Charges Against Woman Battered By Police Outside Brickyard Mall

"You're asking her to pay for being a victim of police brutality. That's really outrageous," said attorney Nenye Uche.

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7-Year-Old Girl Shot And Killed While Visiting Relatives On July 4th

Natalie Wallace, an East Side resident, was killed Saturday night in another act of violence against a Chicago child.

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City Settles Chicago Freedom School Lawsuit After Group Was Cited For Offering Food To Protesters Trapped Downtown

The school now plans to continue its work training primarily Black and Brown youth the fundamentals of community organizing without the fear of reprisal.

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Southwest Side Construction Worker Quickly Deported To Mexico While Awaiting DACA Decision

With the Trump administration seeking to kill the Obama-era program for immigrants, Jesus Alberto ‘Beto’ Lopez Gutierrez, 25, was deported after suing ICE.