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Questions arise after DCFS ward charged with murder

EXCLUSIVE: Kadiedra Shontell Speed’s experience in Illinois’ child-welfare system has included being placed with adoptive parents who ended up abusing her, stays in psychiatric hospitals, addresses at four homes in the last five years and several arrests for fighting. Over Labor Day weekend, she had another run-in with the law — this time with deadly consequences.

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Emanuel wants softer statewide penalties for drug offenses

Rahm Emanuel thinks Chicago's approach on marijuana citations should be tried statewide, but stats show the city's effort to decriminalize small amounts of drugs has been a bust.

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