McCarthy’s Firing No Surprise To Many Calling For His OusterCBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports many of them aren't surprised by it and say they knew it was just a matter of time.
Interim Police Supt. John Escalante A 29-Year CPD VeteranJohn Escalante was elevated by Rahm Emanuel to temporarily take over for the ousted Police Supt. Garry McCarthy. He 51 and a 29-year veteran of the force.
Mother Of Ronald Johnson, Killed By Police In 2014, Wants Dashcam Video ReleasedThe family of a young black man shot and killed by Chicago police in October 2014 has repeated their demand that the city release dashboard camera video of the shooting, a week after authorities released video of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Emanuel Fires McCarthy As Chicago Police SuperintendentMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is out as the city's top cop, as the mayor seeks to rebuild public trust in the Police Department.
Chicago Youth Help Launch "Chicago Wears Condoms" CampaignPublic health officials in Chicago have teamed up with high school and college students to launch an ad campaign to encourage people to practice safe sex; and, to that end, they passed out free condoms on Tuesday.
Mayor Announces Police Accountability Task Force Amid Growing Pressure Over McDonald ShootingFacing a steady stream of demands to fire Police Supt. Garry McCarthy after a white police officer was charged with murder for fatally shooting a black teenager, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to announce the formation of a “police accountability” task force.
McCarthy Says His Hands Were Tied In Laquan McDonald CaseChicago's top cop talks with CBS 2's Mai Martinez about the first time he viewed the videotaped shooting death that spurred criminal charges against one of his officers.
Generational Conflict Evident Among Laquan McDonald ProtestersAt least 100 people gathered Monday night for a demonstration and prayer vigil outside Chicago Police Headquarters at 35th and Michigan.
More Calls For Alvarez, McCarthy To Resign Over Laquan McDonald CasePressure continued to mount Monday for Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy to step down over their handling of the Laquan McDonald case.
Officer Jason Van Dyke Out On Bond In Fatal Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldA Cook County judge has set bail at $1.5 million for the Chicago police officer charged with killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, after reviewing the infamous video recording of the teen's death last October.
University Of Chicago Cancels Classes After Threat Of Gun ViolenceUniversity President Robert Zimmer said the FBI was investigating an online threat of gun violence against the university, specifically mentioning the “campus quad” at 10 a.m. on Monday.
Officer Charged In Laquan McDonald Shooting Scheduled To Make Court Appearance MondayThe Chicago Police Officer at the center of a controversial police shooting is expected to go before a judge on Monday.