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Illinois Officer Commended for Capturing Murder Suspect Then Laid Off

April 16, 2009  | 

Twenty minutes after a killing in a Schnucks store Tuesday, Officer Kristopher Weston arrested a suspect he found hiding in some bushes. A few hours after that, the mayor called Weston before the City Council to recognize him for his work. And less than five minutes after that, they voted to lay him off.

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Tags: Budget Cuts, Awards and Honors, Great Recession


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jimmy120 @ 4/16/2009 4:34 PM

Are u kidding me! What kind of Council would do that? That is some bullsh!t

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