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Woman Allegedly Shot Herself With Cop's Gun

The Huffington Post | Kyle McGovern | Posted 07.06.2012 | Crime

A mentally ill woman committed suicide by shooting herself in the head with an Illinois police officer's gun on Wednesday, according to local TV stati...

The Fear Behind Our Fears of the Formerly Incarcerated

Alden Loury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Alden Loury

In Illinois, when we're talking about ex-offenders, we're really talking about black men. And it's possible that the race of an ex-offender will tell you more about their chances of finding work than their criminal history.