Mayor Rahm Emanuel
“They screamin’, “Chano for mayor,” I’m thinkin’ maybe I should,” Chance The Rapper exclaimed on his song “Somewhere in Paradise” in 2015. And now it might actually happen. Fans have started a petition on chano4mayor.com urging Chance to run for the mayor of Chicago and take on incumbent mayor Rahm Emanuel by launching “Hey Chance, […]
A Chicago judge wants Mayor Rahm Emanuel to testify about the police department's code of silence, but attorneys for the city would rather settle than have the embattled mayor take the stand.
A recent Chicago Tribune investigation has documented more than a dozen examples in which officers within the Chicago Police Department have given false testimony, but experienced few, if any, repercussions. As a result of this, police officers have been able to testify in court with little fear of prosecution or discipline. The U.S. Department of Justice is currently conducting […]
Jeff Asher, a crime analyst and contributor to FiveThirtyEight.com, joined Roland Martin on Wednesday's edition of NewsOne Now to discuss Chicago's spike in crime.
During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, Alderman Pat Dowell from Chicago's 3rd Ward spoke with Roland Martin about Jackson's selection and Mayor Emanuel bypassing the police board to appoint the veteran police officer as top cop.
The entire police department, which consists of 12,000 officers, will receive training centered on mental health awareness.
April Goggans stood silently holding a sign that read, "16 shots and a cover up #LaquanMcDonald #ResignRahm," according to CNN.
More revelations in the Laquan McDonald police shooting case continue to come to light, alluding to a cover-up orchestrated by city officials in Chicago. Attorneys for the McDonald family claim Chicago police pressured eyewitnesses to alter their statements about what they saw the night officer Jason Van Dyke brutally gunned down the 17-year-old Chicago native. Justin Glawe of The Daily Beast reported: McDonald’s attorneys […]
Black Lives Matter activists are continuing to make their voices heard around the nation. In Chicago, they’re calling for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign. On Christmas Eve–a huge commercial retail day–demonstrators took to the downtown streets chanting “16 shots and a cover-up”. The chant is a reference to a black teen, Laquan McDonald, shot […]
The investigation will examine police practices used in the October 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald and dive deeper into other police shootings, training, and the use of deadly force.
As a result of civilians using their mobile devices to record encounters with local law enforcement many police officers across the country are angry and…
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