Jon Loevy

Police Headquarters

Chicago Police Deny West Side Facility Used For Illegal Detentions

The Chicago Police Department has denied allegations in a British newspaper report that officers sometimes use a West Side facility as the equivalent of a CIA black site, where they illegally detain suspects for questioning, and deny their attorneys access.


Michael Holton says an Evergreen Park cop tried an unusual shakedown on him after pulling him over for traffic violations. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Man Alleges Unusual Shakedown Attempt By Evergreen Park Cop

Michael Holton claimed, after he was told he’d need $800 to get his car out of the impound after he was ticketed for driving on a suspended license, he could get his car back right away by helping police find a gun on the streets.

CBS 2–01/09/2013

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Jury Awards $25M To Man For Wrongful Murder Conviction

A federal jury Tuesday awarded $25 million to a suburban man who sued the City of Chicago after spending 16 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit.