Judge Rules Out Special Prosecutor In Fatal Police Shooting Of Flint FarmerThere will be no special prosecutor assigned to investigate the deadly shooting of Flint Farmer by former Chicago Police Officer Gildardo Sierra, Cook County’s chief criminal judge ruled Tuesday.
Father Of Man Killed By Chicago Cops Urges Michael Brown’s Family To File Civil SuitNight-time demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be tapering off and police and the National Guard are scaling back, but the parents of slain teenager Michael Brown continue to wrestle with what comes next.
City Council Approves $4.1M Settlement For Unarmed Man Shot By CopChicago taxpayers took it on the chin — or rather, in the wallet — again Wednesday, one month after shelling out $33 million to settle two high-profile cases of police misconduct, including the largest pay-out in history to a single plaintiff.
McCarthy Called To Testify About Killing Of Unarmed Man By OfficerPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy is being ordered to answer questions in a lawsuit filed in connection with a fatal police-involved shooting.