After backlash against police-involved shootings, Chicago officers are making dramatically fewer investigative stops and confiscating fewer guns as murders and shootings have increased so far this year, DNAinfo Chicago reports.
The city of Chicago has begun a $5.5 million payout of reparations to nearly 60 individuals who were tortured by the police in the 1970s and 1980s.
Jordan Marsh, senior corporation counsel for the city, resigned after a judge ordered a new case in a wrongful death lawsuit.
The emails show that the mayor's staff was “scrambling” on how to deal with and react to the shooting, especially when the media and community activists began ringing the alarm.
The paper trail proves that early on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office was extremely concerned about the potential fallout of this shooting.
The Chicago officer who fatally shot Ronald Johnson last year has dropped calls for the court to levy sanctions, or penalties, against the the victim's mother, who allegedly made threats towards him on social media, CBS Chicago reports.
More details from the night Laquan McDonald was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer are beginning to emerge. On Thursday audio was released of an officer’s radio call requesting a Taser to restrain the 17-year-old. The audio comes after a firestorm of controversy erupted after a judge ordered the release of video that shows the fatal […]
Five people were arrested on various charges, including trespassing, disorderly conduct and an unrelated outstanding arrest warrant, said Denis Otterness, deputy chief of the Bloomington, Minn., Police Department, according to CNN.