The judge ruled prosecutors failed to prove the three former cops conspired to cover up the shooting by convicted Officer Jason Van Dyke.
Protesters take to the streets. Critics attack the mayor and police department. A federal probe finds a pattern of abuse by Chicago cops.
The fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald aggravated longstanding tensions between Chicago police and the city’s black residents. We look at how a troubled police department spun a narrative of the shooting, how that narrative fell apart, and how the city reacted when it did.
The suit claims tickets and fines over $250 should not go through the city’s administrative hearing process.
Amid a surge in gun violence, the city’s cops last year solved fewer than one in five killings — the lowest rate in at least a half century.
Aldermen call for changes to the contract that federal investigators blamed for hampering police misconduct investigations.
Almost 100 signs have been proposed in the Chicago City Council this year so far.