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A Chicago cop gets a new beat

After three years of organizing and hosting the biweekly Bookslut reading series in Chicago, one night sticks out as particularly memorable. The series made its home in the cozy Hopleaf bar in Andersonville, a nice (but quickly becoming too nice) neighborhood on the north side. I myself used to live around the corner from the [...]

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  Tortured justice

Electric shock. Cattle prods. Suffocation. The interrogation methods seem straight out of Abu Ghraib. But in fact, they were used by the Chicago Police Department for decades. Need to Know talks to the reporter who revealed them.

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