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Judge rips defendants but dismisses 'cover-up' suit in Koschman case

A federal judge blasted the Chicago Police Department and Cook County state’s attorney’s office but dismissed a lawsuit that accused police, prosecutors and City Hall of an “official cover-up” to keep former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s nephew Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko from being charged in the death of David Koschman.<

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Alvarez says crime lab backlog held up DNA evidence on Evans’ gun

Cmdr. Glenn Evans was released without having to post bond Thursday after Cook County prosecutors alleged he put his .45-caliber pistol “deep down” a suspect’s throat and held a Taser to the man’s groin while threatening to kill him.

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      Whiskey 101: Behind-the-scenes facts

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