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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 14, 2014

Tear Gas And Arrests: Ferguson Police And Protesters Faceoff

by Bill Chappell

Police walk through a cloud of smoke, clashing with protesters in Ferguson, Mo. Wednesday night.

Police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson used helicopters, armored vehicles and the threat of arrests Wednesday to try to control an area that's been torn by racial tension and outrage over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager this past weekend.


AP - Illinois Public Media News - August 13, 2014

Report: Bias Seen In Illinois Police Search Data

By The Associated Press, with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Radio

A new report finds signs of racial bias in data collected about police searches during traffic stops in Illinois, in a report released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.






NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 10, 2014

Report Says FBI, NSA Spied On American Muslims

By NPR Staff

Rutgers professor Hooshang Amirahmadi, one of the American Muslims identified by the Intercept as a target of covert surveillance by the FBI and the NSA.

Reporters Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain say, in the online news website Intercept, that based on information provided by Edward Snowden they have evidence that the FBI and NSA used covert surveillance on the email accounts of 202 American Muslims.





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