Justice Dept. Threatens To Subpoena Records Of 'Sanctuary Cities' In Growing Immigration RiftThe move is part of the Trump administration's promised crackdown on cities and states that refuse to help enforce U.S. immigration laws.
Feds Want To Keep DOJ Report Out Of Chicago Police Officer’s TrialThe report “would mislead the jury, and would confuse the pertinent issues” in Officer Marco Proano’s trial, prosecutors said.
Chicago Sues Attorney General Sessions Over Plan To Withhold Funds From Sanctuary CitiesThe federal lawsuit challenges new rules that would make it impossible for sanctuary cities like Chicago to receive some federal grants.
Black Lives Matter Lawsuit Seeks Federal Court Oversight Of CPDThe suit comes amid a chorus of people calling for a judge to oversee reforms sparked by a federal review of the Chicago Police Department.
After Comey Firing, Chicago FBI Boss Interviewed For Interim DirectorA Justice official confirmed FBI Special Agent Michael Anderson was among four people interviewed for interim director after Comey's firing.
Durbin: Chicago Should Remain Sanctuary For Undocumented ImmigrantsDurbin criticized the Justice Department’s threat to cut off funding to cities that want to remain sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants.
Sessions Memo Puts CPD Reform Agreement With Feds In DoubtA memo from Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called into question whether the Justice Department will monitor reforms to the Chicago Police Department.
Sessions Vows To Block Sanctuary Cities From Getting Justice GrantsU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday said the Trump administration would block so-called “sanctuary cities” like Chicago from receiving Justice Department grants, and seek to “claw back” existing funds, if they do not begin helping the federal government enforce immigration laws.
CPD Supt. Johnson To Meet A.G. Sessions To Discuss Chicago CrimePolice Supt. Eddie Johnson was in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to meet with Attorney General Jeff Sessions about gun violence in Chicago.
U.S. Case Against Russian-Backed Hackers A Wake-Up Call To Consumers: ExpertIt was a nefarious partnership: two spies with Russia's Federal Security Service joining two criminal hackers, who broke into the half-billion Yahoo accounts.
Fardon Resigns As Top Fed In Chicago; Joel Levin Acting U.S. AttorneyU.S. Attorney Zach Fardon has resigned as the head federal prosecutor in Chicago, and his top deputy, Joel Levin, will take his place until the Trump administration picks a replacement.
Police Board Chief Urges Emanuel To Create CPD Reform "SWAT Team"Police Board President Lori Lightfoot said Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Eddie Johnson must take ownership of reforms in the wake of the U.S. Justice Department’s scathing report on the Chicago Police Department.