Articles By Mina Bloom

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Officers Who Violently Pulled Woman Out Of Car At Brickyard Mall Stripped Of Police Powers During Investigation

But a Chicago police spokeswoman on Friday said "nothing has changed at this time with the status of the officers" and the investigation is ongoing.

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In ‘Vicious’ Police Attack Of Black Woman Outside Northwest Side Mall, Family Demands Criminal Investigation: ‘It Has To Stop’

The family is demanding the disorderly conduct charge filed against victim Mia Wright be dropped. "I was in my car with my family. ... just driving. I could've died. ... the way I was just tossed out the vehicle like an animal."

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West Humboldt Dollar Tree That Caught On Fire Tuesday Night Had Been Looted, Fire Department Says

A spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department said firefighters arrived on the scene to find "windows busted out, stuff strewn about," but it’s unclear if the looting occurred immediately before the fire or not.

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Logan Square ‘Much Calmer’ After Weekend Of Vandalism, Leaders Say

Fewer than 10 Logan Square businesses were hit in the weekend spree, according to the local chamber of commerce.

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Man ‘Protecting’ Humboldt Park Businesses Shot During A Night Of Gunfire In Neighborhood

Gunshots erupted throughout the neighborhood Monday night, but police could only confirm one shooting.

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Logan Square Business Owner Camps Out To Prevent Looting: ‘You Have To Protect What’s Yours’

Esam Hani recruited about 10 friends, family members and employees to help him stand guard Sunday night from 4:30 p.m. until about 2 a.m. to prevent people from damaging his businesses.