Trump threatens to send the Feds to Chicago to end the 'carnage' from violence. City officials welcomed the assistance.
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.
Issa Rae, creator of the popular Awkward Black Girl series, hit a major milestone on Sunday with the debut of her new project Insecure.
Chicago's police chief said a climate of fear over protests makes cops reluctant to use their gun. That endangers their lives and public safety.
The modern-day surveillance was an extension of a previous plan; according to the Sun-Times, the police department has been monitoring the actions of Black liberation groups since Michael Brown -- an unarmed Black teenager -- was fatally shot by White police officer Darren Wilson.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has tapped respected law enforcement veteran Charles Ramsey to help direct civil rights reforms in the city's beleaguered police department, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's statement may seem like a dig, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel would likely be protected from the recall even if the bill passed the governor's desk.
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.
Emanuel and Interim Chicago Police Supt. John Escalante on Wednesday are slated to announce a "'de-escalation' approach to handling potential conflicts and standoffs, including making sure every 'operational' on-duty officer is equipped with a Taser."
Arguing that Quintonio LeGrier, 19, was unarmed when Chicago police shot and killed him over the weekend, his father on Monday filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city, reports DNAinfo Chicago.
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 […]
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