The family of a Chicago man, who was tasered as he was dragged from his holding cell by Chicago police, is slated to receive $4.9 million from the city in a settlement reached with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration.
Chicago police are working on authenticating a video that depicts a shooting. It appears to show details that are consistent with a shooting they are investigating.
Two workers at Chicago's 911 center have been suspended without pay after failing to send police to assist Quintonio LeGrier, who called 911 three times for help on Dec. 26 from his father’s West Side apartment, reports the Washington Post.
The petition, filed this week in a Cook County Circuit court, seeks to have Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez removed from the case due to her connection with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).
The officer who shot and killed Chicago teen Quintonio LeGrier is planning to file a lawsuit against the estate of LeGrier.
A damning new report accuses Chicago police of destroying dash cams in an effort to block audio during certain encounters with residents.
Before Chicago officers fatally shot unarmed Quintonio LeGrier last month, the 19-year-old dialed 911 pleading for police assistance, according to The Chicago Sun-Times.
The city of Chicago and its police force has been under heavy scrutiny, most especially since the release of footage showing the fatal shooting of 17-year-old LaQuan McDonald. Now, a new video of a police shooting has emerged involving another Black 17-year-old boy. The New York Times reports: For the second time in recent months, […]
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 emails show that the mayor's staff was “scrambling” on how to deal with and react to the shooting.