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“It’s a brand new beginning for me,” said Leonard Gipson, one of 15 men who had drug convictions vacated by a judge Thursday. The convictions stemmed from arrests made more than a decade ago by disgraced former Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts.

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Shooting deaths are down across Chicago in 2017 after last year’s unexpected spike, but this week the city homicide totals crossed another grim milestone.

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Oversight officials released several clips showing the shooting death of teen Juan Flores after he pinned an officer between his SUV and a squad car in September.

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Cleadus J. Taylor (Chicago Police Department)

A 33-year-old man sparked a brief manhunt Sunday afternoon after he phoned a Chicago dispatcher claiming his vehicle had been stolen with an 8-year-old girl inside.

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(Photos courtesy Ron Clewer, Chicago Police Department)

More than a decade after Kevin Clewer was stabbed to death inside his Lakeview apartment, his family and Chicago police are once again asking for help identifying his killer.

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Shootings are down over last year, a trend the Chicago Police Department hopes to continue by expanding its predictive technology.

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More than a dozen malicious card-reading devices have recently been found throughout the city, according to the Chicago Police Department.

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(Chicago Police Department)

A 24-year-old man was arrested on felony charges more than two months after he allegedly beat and robbed a man at a CTA Red Line station, leaving the victim temporarily unable to communicate.

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Chicago Police are seeking this man in connection with the battery and robbery of a 70-year-old man in August. (Chicago Police Department)

A 70-year-old man was found unresponsive at a CTA Red Line station and was unable to tell police what had happened for more than two months.

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(Matt Masterson / Chicago Tonight)

By the end of this year, the Chicago Police Department believes it will have the nation’s largest collection of officer-worn body cameras in use.

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Chicago Police have arrested a man they say pushed a stranger onto the tracks at the Washington Blue Line station in early August.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the Chicago Police Department’s murder clearance rate is “unacceptable,” as are details out this week describing an “abuse of culture” surrounding police overtime pay. Watch the interview.

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Fred Friedman of Next Steps

The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are suing the city and the Police Department so they can be part of reform talks. The suit alleges that brutality “is magnified for people with disabilities.”

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The inspector general calls it a “culture of abuse.” How he says police officers are gaming the system to collect millions in overtime pay.

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The Chicago Police Department says that for the second month in a row, homicides in Chicago were lower than they were during the same month the year before.

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Chicago police officers are getting new use-of-force training, but the city’s largest police union is objecting.