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Chicago police captain convicted of torturing blacks receives $4,000 monthly pension

The Illinois Supreme Court ruled (4-3) in favor that Jon Burge, a former Chicago police captain accused of overseeing the torture of hundreds of people of color, will get to keep his monthly pension of $4,000. 

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Charges brought against NYPD officers who assaulted teen

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Two NYPD officers who chased down a teen and hit him in the face with a gun and assaulted him have been indicted by a grand jury and will be arraigned Wednesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court. The officers continued to chase 16-year-old Kareem Tribble, even after he’d stopped running and had raised his hands. 

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Two Bronx boys attacked, called ‘Ebola’ due to health scare

On Friday, a group of students in New York attacked two of their peers while yelling “Ebola” at the brothers who had recently returned from Senegal. The New York Department of Education confirmed the incident occurred. The boys were pushed and shoved. 

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Comedian Hannibal Buress brings light to Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations in stand-up routine

Comedian Hannibal Buress has become the topic of conversation for remarks he made about Bill Cosby’s sexual assault allegations, after a clip from a stand-up show he performed in Philadelphia hit the internet. The clip, which is NSFW, can be seen below.

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Terry Crews talks Ray Rice, shares his experiences with domestic violence

Terry Crews has responded to the Ray Rice abuse incident by opening up about his own experiences with domestic violence. The 46-year-old actor/comedian shared how the Ray Rice elevator altercation affected him, as well as what he witnessed in his household growing up. 

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Source: Police sent Ray Rice video tape to NFL in April

A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee Janay Palmer to an NFL executive five months ago. This is a sharp contradiction to league executives’ story that they didn’t see the violent images until this week when they were released by TMZ Sports. 

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Arrests made after video of teens assaulting mentally ill man goes viral

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Three teenage boys have been arrested in connection to a videotaped attack on a mentally ill man in New Castle County, Delaware. The arrests came after the teens’ parents went to police complaining about harassing phone calls the teens were getting. 

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Ray Rice elevator video released, shows star punching girlfriend

Video of an altercation between NFL star Ray Rice and his then-girlfriend, Janay Palmer, has been released. Rice can be seen delivering a vicious punch to his fiancee’s face, knocking her out cold. 

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5-year-old allegedly punched in face by school teacher

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The mother of a 5-year-old Memphis, Tennessee child says her daughter was punched in the face by her kindergarten teacher. Tiffany McConnell, says her daughter Payton was punched by her teacher after requesting to use the bathroom for a second time. 

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Woman beat by officer on highway speaks out for first time

A Los Angeles woman who was severely beaten by a CHP police officer on the side of a freeway is speaking out. Marlene Pinnock said she feared for her life as the officer pummeled her during an incident that was captured on a cell phone video. 

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