How officers with the Chicago Police Department interact with black and brown people as well as those with disabilities, young people, women and LGBTQI individuals is the focus of a proposed consent decree that would overhaul the accountability and disciplinary systems as well as create new performance metrics for the…
Sorry if I am not head over heels happy that Nevest Coleman has his old job back after spending more than two decades in prison doing hard time for a crime he didn’t commit.
In Chicago, it’s not enough to kill a black teen. After a Chicago police officer took the life of Quintonio LeGrier, 19, nearly two years ago, the city’s attorneys are now looking to sue his family. Their claim? That LeGrier was responsible for the death of an innocent bystander whom the cop also killed.
The family of 23-year-old Tyler Lumar is still searching for some sort of closure, one year after the young father suffered severe brain damage after he was found hanging from his own shirt inside a Chicago jail.
It must be snowing, because a federal court sentenced a white Chicago police officer to 60 months in prison for shooting into a car full of black teenagers in 2013.
Cook County, Ill., prosecutors headed by State’s Attorney Kim Foxx dropped all charges against 15 men they say were framed by a corrupt cop, with reports that this is the “first mass exoneration in history.”
On Jan. 12, 2010, Michael LaPorta was left permanently disabled after suffering a gunshot wound to the head.
I guess a cop would best know how to run from cops? After years of being a fugitive, the law has finally apparently caught up with former Chicago Police Sgt. Eddie C. Hicks, who was arrested in Detroit early Tuesday morning.
The city of Chicago is set to pay out yet more money to yet another victim of its abusive police force—the same city in which taxpayers doled out nearly a quarter billion dollars during a four-year span—but that’s a whole other story.
Special prosecutor Patricia Brown Holmes, who indicted three Chicago police officers on charges that they covered up the circumstances of the Laquan McDonald shooting, moved to remove the judge in the case on the grounds that she is “prejudiced” against the prosecution.
The cops who lied in police reports after they watched one of their fellow officers empty his gun into the body of a 17-year-old black boy will be back at the Chicago Police Department, receiving their full paychecks.
The Chicago Police Department has launched an investigation into a video shared on social media that shows a plainclothes policer repeatedly hitting a black man in his face while subduing him on the ground.
A Chicago man who was seen on camera viciously punching a female security guard who was trying to assist him after he vomited has been arrested, police confirmed.
A little over a month after the U.S. Department of Justice released findings from a yearlong study that showed the Chicago Police Department has a problem with excessive violence, racial bias and shooting people who did not pose immediate threats, a new analysis of police records shows that a busy West Side district…
A Chicago police officer who faces charges of first-degree murder in an off-duty shooting was released on his own recognizance under electronic monitoring per a Cook County, Ill., judge’s orders, USA Today reports.
A Chicago police officer was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder in the off-duty shooting of an unarmed man earlier this month.
Yet another Chicago police officer has shot and killed a 19-year-old black teen he says twice pointed a gun at him, but so far, no weapon has been found.
A 25-year-old Indianapolis man, who was in Chicago for his cousin’s funeral, was killed Saturday afternoon by an off-duty police officer in the city's predominantly Irish-Catholic Mount Greenwood neighborhood, according to reports.
Details of a new policy requiring Chicago police officers to use the least amount of force necessary and emphasizing “the sanctity of life” were released Friday by Chicago’s top cop.