A judge called a Chicago police officer “frightening” due to online posts endorsing violence. The mayor echoed the concerns. CPD did nothing.
The Gun Violence Archive reports that shootings across the country this holiday weekend claimed the lives of more than 180 people.
Nine people have accused guards of beating them in an area without security cameras at an Illinois prison, a WBEZ investigation found.
Aldermen Force Special Meeting Over CPD’s July 4 Plans: ‘Our Communities Are Being Left To Fend For Themselves’
“It’s not just about this weekend. It’s about the weekends going forward,” said 9th Ward alderman Anthony Beale. “You can never be too late to try to see what we’re doing to calm this city down.”
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said she expects the system will be overwhelmed by defendants requesting a speedy trial.
Pennsylvania’s highest court said they found an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented Cosby from being charged in the case.
Advocates and lawmakers say independent oversight of prisons is needed, after a WBEZ investigation into beatings by guards.
Two experts explain what police reform looks like within the Chicago Police Department — and why some reforms are harder than others to get done.
Judge Peter Cahill denied Derek Chauvin’s request for a new trial hours before his sentencing hearing for the murder of George Floyd.
The former police officer’s punishment exceeds the state’s minimum guidelines but falls short of prosecutors’ request of a 30-year sentence.