The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago will be assuming the investigation into the death of Darrin Hanna of North Chicago, who died after being arrested and allegedly beaten by North Chicago police officers.
A family was told a North Chicago officer was fired, for taking part in the beating death of their loved one. But CBS 2 has learned, that officer was actually fired for other reasons.
Fifty people marched against police violence in suburban North Chicago, then staged a rally at the steps of community City Hall.
The new Lake County Coroner has revised the finding of his predecessor, ruling the death of a man who was shocked with a police stun gun and allegedly beaten by police to be a homicide.
The girlfriend of a North Chicago man who died after he was beaten by police is telling a different story than officers.
One North Chicago police officer has been fired, and another is suspended without pay, in connection with the brutality allegations by the family of a man who died after being beaten during an arrest.
Demonstrators continued their call for justice Monday for the family of a man beaten to death while in North Chicago police custody, but attorneys for the officers say the whole story hasn’t come out.
Family members of Darrin Hanna on Monday played a recording they say proves the North Chicago man was pleading for his life when police arrested him late last year. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
A police audio tape has surfaced in the case of a North Chicago man who died after he was beaten by police.
Lake County prosecutors have decided not to seek criminal charges against North Chicago police officers in connection to the death of a man who was involved in a violent confrontation with police last November.
The Lake County Coroner’s office says police blows and a Taser shock are to blame in part for the death of a man who was involved in a confrontation with North Chicago police last November.
North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham has accepted the resignation of his embattled police chief.
It’s been months since a 45-year-old man died one week after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him during an arrest, but Lake County authorities have yet to issue an autopsy report. Attorneys said Wednesday an independent autopsy proves Darrin Hanna died from police brutality.
A north suburban police chief has been placed on leave, in the wake of mounting allegations of excessive force by the department’s police officers.
The accusations come after Darrin Hanna died in an encounter with North Chicago police in November. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
The death of a man who was shocked with a stun gun has put serious pressure on North Chicago Police Chief Mike Newsome, who was on the hot seat on Thursday.