CPD places officers back on 12-hour shifts, cancels days off to prepare for possible resurgence of unrest

Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times Police spokesman Tom Ahern characterized the move as a “precautionary measure” put in place “to be prepared in the case there’s any resurgence of protests.” To prepare for another potential wave of civil unrest, Chicago police officials informed

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McConnell spokesman slams group pushing allegations about appeals court nominee: ‘Bottom of the barrel’

A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., slammed a group that is pushing claims about D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Justin Walker during the last stages of his confirmation process as engaging in a “bottom-of-the-barrel smear” against the

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Feds having trouble convening grand juries amid coronavirus outbreak, prosecutors say

Dirksen Federal Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn St. | Sun-Times Media A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s office says “all areas of our investigations and prosecutions remain active.” Federal prosecutors in Chicago have acknowledged a struggle amid the coronavirus outbreak to

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Germany’s Angela Merkel tests negative for coronavirus, continues quarantine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel tested negative for the coronavirus Monday, according to her spokesman, and will have further testing completed this week. “Further tests will be conducted in the coming days,” her spokesman, Steffen Seibert, told news agency dpa International,

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