Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Friday, June 9

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The City released the Ronald Johnson dashcam video, but Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez does not plan to charge the officer who shot him (the chief of detectives resigned, though). Meanwhile, yet another video shows a suspect being hit with a Taser while in lockup in 2012. When does that federal probe start?

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