Eight months after Ferguson's city manager resigned in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report, which found recurrent problems in the city's legal system, Ferguson officials have named a replacement.De'Carlon Seewood will replace John Shaw, who stepped down in March af
FOX LAKE -- Months before an Illinois police officer staged his suicide to make it seem like he died in the line of duty, subjecting his community to an expensive and fruitless manhunt, he apparently sought a hit man to kill a village administrator he feared would expose him as a thief, a detective
The acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration said the police may be "reluctant to engage" for fear "rightly, or wrongly, that you become the next viral video," adding a new voice to the debate over public scrutiny of law enforcement.Chuck Rosenberg told reporte
A northern Illinois police officer whose fatal shooting triggered a large manhunt carefully staged his death to make it look like he was killed in the line of duty and had been stealing for years from a youth program he oversaw, authorities said Wednesday.Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Commande
We talk about cops in schools — the role that they play, the limits they should have and whether it’s a good idea to have them there in the first place. Plus, a soul food tour of the south...with a few stops up north. And we hear the details of the budget passed by Chicago's city council Wednesday. And a conversation with Ira Glass about the evolution of This American Life.