The emails show that the mayor's staff was “scrambling” on how to deal with and react to the shooting, especially when the media and community activists began ringing the alarm.
Two individuals, identified as a 19-year-old college student and a 55-year-old-woman, were fatally shot by Chicago police as officers were responding to a domestic dispute early Saturday morning.
Federal lawyers met with Chicago community leaders and clergy and handed out instructions on how to file complaints against cops.
Cmdr. Glenn Evans, 53, was cleared of all charges stemming from the 2013 incident involving Rickey Williams, even in the face of the prosecution's most compelling evidence -- Williams' DNA on the officer's firearm
The 2012 video released Monday evening shows police using a Taser on Philip Coleman, 38, who later died. The footage comes in the wake of protests that erupted in the city after both the Laquan McDonald and Ronald Johnson videos were released in the past month.
Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke and his fellow officers painted a different narrative of the evening Laquan McDonald was fatally shot, according to the official police report, released Friday evening.
Police officer Jason Van Dyke, who is White, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday morning and "will be the first on-duty Chicago police officer to be charged with that crime," the report says.
Just how racist is the Chicago Police Department? This photo paints a pretty bleak picture http://t.co/m86FOaOFbU pic.twitter.com/9NHrZ4lHeh — Slate (@Slate) May 27, 2015 Fired over…
Friday night in Chicago saw a number of young girls dressed up in frilly gowns and sparkly shoes as they attended the Chicago Police Department’s…