Monday, January 27, 2020

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Police: Homicides in Chicago Down by Nearly...

CHICAGO (AP) — Preliminary numbers indicate that homicides in Chicago fell by about 100 last year compared to 2017, though the total again eclipses...

Chicago Mayor Claims New Police Reforms ‘Will...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's mayor and Illinois' attorney general unveiled an updated plan Thursday to reform the city's police, saying it will ensure permanent, far-reaching changes...

‘Unprecedented’ Release of Evidence from Chicago Police...

The city of Chicago suffered severe public scrutiny following the release of dash cam video showing the moment 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was fatally shot...

Emanuel to Dismantle Ineffective Police Oversight Board...

The news comes after a damaging task force report uncovered the long history of racial bigotry and excessive force present in the Chicago Police...

Rahm Emanuel, Undercover Officers Spied on BLM...

The Chicago Police Department and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have recently come under fire for their unethical surveillance of protest groups like Black Lives Matter. Emanuel...

Rahm Emanuel Appoints Task Force to Review...

An official report for the Chicago Police Department — ordered in the wake of the 2014 Laquan McDonald shooting — is available for public...

First the LAPD, Now the Chicago PD:...

Police cameras, whether dashcams or bodycams, have been hailed as an effective measure to bring transparency and accountability to police forces around the country,...

Chicago Finally Releases Video of Police Shooting...

https://youtu.be/graLfCUFe-s?t=5m34s

Criminals With a Badge: Nearly Three Years...

The case of Cedrick Chatman is further proof that the Chicago Police Department is rotten to the core, with a climate of abuse and...

Missing the Point: Chicago’s Answer to an...

As 2015 draws to a close, national attention is focused on the cities of Chicago and Cleveland.  Deadly policing policies resulting in dead Black...

Cook County Prosecutor Announces Seven Charges of...

Jason Van Dyke, the infamous and disgraced Chicago police officer, was formally indicted on Thursday on seven counts related to the October, 2014 shooting...

Chicago’s Homan Square: Detainees, Activists and Legal Advocates...

In the city of Chicago, already reeling from a scandal involving police racism, violence and corruption, the next scandal involving law enforcement is about...

Chicago Taxpayers Paid Out More Than Half...

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel may have offered a tearful apology and promised to reform the troubled Chicago Police Department, but evidence is mounting that...

Justice Department Begins Civil Rights Investigation of...

In the wake of the video detailing the execution-style police shooting of Laquan McDonald, and the indictment of Officer Jason Van Dyke for murder,...

‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the...

Why is America still discussing the “Ferguson Effect?” The term refers to the misguided and fallacious notion that, in light of the killing of...

Spike Lee Calls Out Chicago’s Mayor Rahm...

Spike Lee has always been one to fight for his vision. While Lee’s upcoming film, Chi-raq, has been cloaked in secrecy, it's also been...

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Joins the Chorus...

Chicago mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has offered a bizarre reason for his city’s murder rate. In a Washington Post article, Emanuel blamed violence on citizens...

Concerned Chicago Residents Protest Mayor’s Closing of...

A group of Chicago residents are on hunger strike to save a local school. The Huffington Post reported 12 Chicago residents have gone without...

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Approval Rating Slips...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces growing voter disenchantment, particularly among African-Americans, even as the overall number approving of his job performance holds steady at the...

Striking Chicago Teachers Take Issue With Obama...

It’s as much a strike as it is a referendum on a school reform agenda favored by President Barack Obama. The Chicago teachers strike that...