A loved one is having what appears to be a mental breakdown and you call 911 for help. When help arrived the end result was death. That was the situation for Quintonio LeGrier and Philip Coleman’s families.
There's a lot of speculation about whether there will be violence between police and protesters in Chicago over the next few days. Here, a NATO protester and a Chicago police officer talk to WBEZ about what they're expecting this weekend.
News that Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has resigned came as a surprise to many. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel made it a campaign promise to replace Weis. But most thought Weis would stay in place through May, when Mayor Daley steps down.
A recent analysis by the Chicago-Sun Times found that the south and west sides get more 911 and backup calls than other parts of the city.It’s that violence that’s got Police Superintendent Jody Weis thinking about reallocating officers to areas with more calls.