A Cook County judge has ruled that Antonio Brown is not guilty of gun charges stemming the fatal shooting of his son, Amari, 7, in 2015.
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. In the latest release, The Huffington Post said the audio was turned over to Politico and NBC Chicago after Freedom Of Information Act […]
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that he has fired embattled Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy following an uproar over a video of a Black teen being shot 16 times by a police officer.
Chicago Police Department Supt. Garry McCarthy has recommended the firing of the off-duty officer who shot and killed unarmed Rekia Boyd in 2012.
In a shocking report released Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union, Chicago police officers targeted mostly Blacks in a practice that has come to be widely known as stop-and-frisk, reports the Chicago Tribune. The report says police stopped 250,000 civilians — a much higher rate over the summer than New York City officers at […]
Though crime in Chicago, Illinois has decreased overall in 2012, the murder rate has increased by a shocking 50 percent, reports the Chicago Tribune. Police Chief Garry McCarthy told the Tribune that there have been 40 murders this month in the Windy City, up from 26 in January of 2011. According to police records, the […]
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