Supt. Johnson Asks For Investigation Into Video Of Officer Kicking Man's HeadThe video, posted to Facebook, appears to show an officer struggling to arrest a man in the 3900 block of West Grenshaw.
Former Bears Player Desmond Clark: My Son Was Racially Harassed, I Was ArrestedClark says he and his wife rushed to Vernon Hills High School after their son claimed a staff member insulted him.
Alcohol Agents Cleared In Arrest Of Student Claiming RacismUniversity of Virginia student Martese Johnson's arrest caused a furor after photos and video of the 20-year-old, pinned to the sidewalk by an officer and bleeding from the head, were circulated widely on social media. Johnson, who is black, could be heard on the recordings calling the officers racist.
Rapper At Lollapalooza Arrested After Inciting Crowd: OfficialsTexas rapper Travi$ Scott, who was born Jacques Webster, urged fans to come over the barricades after he played a song, said Office of Emergency Management spokeswoman Melissa Stratton.
Black & Female in Chicago: How the Fate of Sandra Bland Hits Home
Police Keep Focus Elsewhere As Deadheads Light Up For Final ShowsWith more than 210,000 Deadheads crowding Soldier Field for three nights over the weekend, it should be no surprise there was a pervasive smell of marijuana in the air in and around the stadium as the Grateful Dead bid a final farewell to their fans.
Charges Dropped Against Chicagoan Whose Bloody Arrest At Va. Sparked UproarCharlottesville Commonwealth's Attorney David Chapman said he made the decision after reviewing results of the investigation into Martese Johnson's arrest.
Case Continued For Chicago Man In Bloody Arrest In VirginiaIn a show of solidarity, supporters crowded into a courtroom Thursday as a University of Virginia student made his first court appearance after a bloody arrest outside a bar that sparked a police investigation.
Sheriff: Beware Phone Calls Threatening Arrest, Demanding CashThe caller tells victims that they must make payments via pre-paid debit cards or a wire service and implies that an arrest is imminent, the sheriff’s office said.
Evanston Police Chief Detains Suspects, Helps Recover FirearmEvanston Chief of Police Richard Eddington was in the area of Greenbay Road and Simpson Street when two women reported a vehicle was following them, police said.
Study: Police Still Arresting -- Not Writing Tickets -- For Marijuana PossessionResearchers at Roosevelt University spent more than a year studying marijuana arrests across the state, why and where people are arrested and how much it costs.
Details Expected Tuesday On Arrest In 1997 Murder Of Palatine TeenPolice in Racine County have arrested a suspect in the murder of Amber Creek. Her badly beaten and nearly frozen body was found near Burlington, Wis., in 1997.