The policy was approved by a civilian-led oversight panel after CPD investigated but took little action against cops with connections to extremist groups.
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The Stephenson County sheriff says Chief Deputy Andrew Schroeder’s association with Oath Keepers was “brief” and he is an “exemplary” cop. But other officials in the county remain concerned.
New Supt. Larry Snelling and other brass did not explain the department’s lack of action since a membership list was leaked two years ago.
When police pull over Black drivers in Illinois, it’s mostly for non-moving violations
State law and oversight board fall short of goals to collect law enforcement data and to reduce racial disparities in police traffic stops
Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Maple & Ash say they have proof of financial misdeeds.
The firing of the lifeguard comes two years after widespread allegations at the city’s beaches and pools prompted resignations and reforms.
Mold, leaky roofs, sewage backups, unsafe drinking water and raccoon infestations are at the top of the list. Next up: dire staffing shortages and an aging population.
The Community News Brief is harnessing the journalism expertise that’s still in Macomb to fill the local news void.
A newly filed case in Cook County accuses the Gold Coast restaurant of diverting taxpayer funds for private jets and country club dues. The restaurant denies the allegations.