The federal lawsuit claims Irene Chavez died by suicide as a result of the police department’s pattern of mistreating people in crisis.
The proposal has been criticized since Mayor Lightfoot introduced it last year. A city council committee gave it the go-ahead Thursday.
A new survey shows people trying to prevent shootings are undersupported and overtraumatized. Researchers are offering solutions.
Prison staff had until Jan. 31 to get their first vaccine shot. About a quarter of workers are still unvaccinated.
The former Chicago police officer will have served just over three years for the murder. Experts weigh in on calls for the feds to step in.
The proposal has been beset with criticism, most recently from civil rights attorneys. It gets a City Council hearing Friday.
City investigation finds Lightfoot administration misled about the wrongful raid on Anjanette Young’s home
In 2019, CPD officers burst into the social worker’s home and fruitlessly searched it while Young stood naked and handcuffed.
Grieving parents have complained for years about a lack of communication from CPD detectives. A new police unit aims to fix that.
When the right to a speedy trial resumed in October many predicted chaos and a rush of dropped cases, but that hasn’t happened.
The number of workers vaccinated against COVID-19 has shot up since Gov. JB Pritzker announced a vaccine requirement.