Judge acquits Chicago cop in fatal off-duty shooting, sparking anger

In a stunning, abrupt end to the first trial in years of a Chicago police officer for a fatal off-duty shooting, a Cook County judge acquitted the veteran cop Monday on a legal fine point, drawing outrage from the black victim's family and leaders in the African-American community.

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    Former Bear Doug Buffone found dead at home

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