Municipal lawyers rarely attract public attention, but court records indicate they are often a weak link in exposing police misdeeds.
Pastor Corey Brooks’ New Beginnings Church is just two blocks from the site of the shooting.
“People are killed every weekend, really every day in the city of Chicago. Those every day massacres are calling out for some solution.“
Chicago police are investigating the shooting death of a Chicago Public Schools employee outside of an elementary school.
The agency that investigates police shootings did not know of dash-cam footage from fatal 2011 shooting until WBEZ reported on it.
The family’s attorney says video directly contradicts officers’ version of fatal police shooting, but investigators never saw it.
WBEZ’s review of material released by Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority shows missing info, audio and video.
City attorneys say the $2 million settlement has absolutely nothing to do with Mayor Emanuel having to testify.
The Cook County Sheriff’s office says it’s taking more social service calls from families facing homelessness because of the budget impasse.
The officer who shot and killed Rekia Boyd while off-duty in 2012 has resigned from the Chicago Police Department.