Monday, September 16, 2019

Tag: Mayor Rahm Emanuel

No, Chance the Rapper Is Not Running...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chance the Rapper is weighing in on the Chicago mayor's race. The Grammy Award-winning artist from Chicago on Tuesday endorsed Amara Enyia...

Trump Administration Opposes Chicago Police-Reform Plan

CHICAGO (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday sharply criticized a draft plan hammered out between the nation's third-largest city and the state of...

Gubernatorial Candidate Accuses Rahm Emanuel of ‘Strategic...

  Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is leading a "strategic gentrification plan" aimed at forcing Blacks and other racial minorities out of Chicago in an effort...

Sessions Gets Tough In Response to Chicago’s...

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel has taken his fight against President Donald Trump's immigration policies to court, with Chicago becoming one of the...

Police, Feds, DAs Team Up to Slow...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police, federal agents and prosecutors are launching a new initiative Friday to stem the flow of illegal firearms in the...

Chicago Officials Move Up Timetable on Equipping...

Chicago city officials announced Wednesday, Dec. 28, that all city police officers would be equipped with body cameras by the end of 2017 —...

#Gitmo2Chicago: New Internal Police Documents Reveal the...

There are new revelations in the continuing nightmare that is Homan Square, the CIA-style black site facility in which the Chicago police have made...

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Launches Hate Crime Investigation,...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel launched a hate crime investigation Friday, after state police received multiple accounts of racial slurs through the station's radio airwaves. Mayor Emanuel addressed a...

Chicago Cop Files $10M Countersuit Against Estate...

A lawsuit filed by a Chicago Police Department officer involved in the shooting of a mentally ill Black man and his neighbor is not...

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,...

Black Chicago Cops Fear for Their Children...

A story in The Christian Science Monitor explains the fine line Black Chicago police officers walk. They are viewed with suspicion by their own...

Chicago Pays $5.5 Million in Reparations to...

In Chicago, a city known for its recent police scandals, victims tortured and abused by officers decades ago have finally received reparations. According to NPR, ...

City of Chicago Lawyer Resigns After Judge...

A federal judge has ordered the retrial of two Chicago Police Department officers accused of shooting a Black man in 2011. According to USA...

Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald 16 Times...

Jason Van Dyke, the officer at the center of the Laquan McDonald shooting which blew the lid of the out-of-control Chicago Police Department, has...

Father of Quintonio LeGrier Files Wrongful Death,...

Antonio LeGrier, the father of Quintonio LeGrier, a college student killed by Chicago police over the weekend, has already filed a wrongful death lawsuit...

Latest Chicago Police Shooting Leaves Honor Student,...

The Chicago Police Department, which is currently dealing with the fallout from the Laquan McDonald shooting and a Department of Justice investigation, has been...

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...

Illinois Lawmaker Introduces ‘Recall Rahm Emanuel’ Bill...

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is facing mounting pressure to step down. And it seems he is being assailed from all sides. The Chicago Tribune reports...

Chicago Police Department Faces Revelation of 48...

The hits just keep coming for the beleaguered Chicago Police Department. On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it was launching an extensive...

Illinois Attorney General Calls for DOJ investigation...

Although embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has fired police chief Garry McCarthy, his problems seem to be mounting. Several news sources are reporting that...