Police and protesters have drastically different accounts of how anti-NATO street events in Chicago went over the last week, and on Monday both sides seemed to be taking a final stab at getting their perspective to dominate the lasting narrative.
Lawyers for NATO summit protesters say Chicago police have raided an apartment where activists where staying and arrested nine people.The Chicago chapter of the National Lawyers Guild says officers broke down doors in the building in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood.
A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled a California woman who survived a seven-story fall from a public housing tower can proceed with her lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department.Christina Eilman was released from police custody in May 2006 after her arrest on a train platform at Midway
Sgt. Dave Haynes, a 17-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, is clear about what he wants in a meal: It has to be fast, it has to be cheap and it has to be good. Just don’t bring him any doughnuts.
Chicago homicides spiked by 60 percent in the first three months of 2012 despite increased police resources in some of the city's most dangerous neighborhoods.The Chicago Tribune reports that police statistics show nonfatal shootings also rose sharply in the first quarter.Chicago police and
A Chicago alderman says the city’s account of a fatal shooting by an off-duty police detective is “thin and weak” and says investigators aren’t doing a thorough job.Alderman Michael Chandler (24th) says he has heard from North Lawndale residents who saw the shooting but have yet to be contacted by a