VALPARAISO | The city's Advisory Human Relations Council is exploring how to better track the number of minorities police are pulling over for traffic stops.
CHICAGO | The chief judge of U.S. District Court in Chicago has questioned whether the federal government in a drug case racially profiled African-Americans and Latinos — raising a sensitive issue that has arisen in various forms nationwide for years.
All the discussion of the February fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by Neighborhood Watch captain George Zimmerman reminded me of the time I was stopped by police for what my wife and I assumed was "suspicion of being black."
HAMMOND | A federal court judge tossed a civil lawsuit against two Lake County police officers accused of racial profiling and using excessive force, federal court records show.
It's cold, wet, and there's no professional baseball being played outside here. Obviously, Indiana is not Arizona. Yet some Republican legislators want to try to make our laws similar.
SPRINGFIELD | Whether the burden should be on state officials and local police to enforce immigration law is again being hotly argued in the Illinois General Assembly.
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