Feds Say Sworn-Affidavit Rule Undercuts CPD Misconduct ProbesCitizens have to give a sworn affidavit when they file complaints against Chicago Police officers — a requirement that creates a “tremendous disincentive to come forward with legitimate claims,” according to the Department of Justice.
Police Officer Files Lawsuit Against Fellow Officers After MisconductA Chicago Police officer is suing eight of his fellow officers in federal court, accusing them of disrespect, misconduct - and not backing him up.
Suit: CPD Officer Faced Retaliation For Reporting MisconductA Chicago Police officer claims he faced retaliation in the department after reporting other officers’ misconduct.
6 More Michigan Public Workers Charged In Flint Water CrisisSix current or former state employees were charged Friday with misconduct and other crimes in the Flint water crisis, bringing to nine the number of public officials facing prosecution over the lead contamination that alarmed parents across the country.
Misconduct Probe Examines Whether Cops Pressured Motorist To Cough Up A GunIt may have been a manipulation of the Chicago Police Department's efforts to get illegal firearms off the street. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
2 Investigators: Man Claims Cops Used Racial Slurs In Two Run-Ins With HimGeorge Taylor previously told CBS 2 he was the victim of misconduct – an incident caught on dash-cam video. Now, there’s been another alleged run-in with officers – and another video. CBS 2's Dave Savini investigates.
Lawyers Reveal Both Sides In Hastert Plea NegotiationsProsecutors and defense attorneys for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert have told a federal judge they're talking about a possible plea deal in the Republican's hush-money case.
Police Officer Who Reported Alleged Misconduct Claims Boss RetaliatedA Chicago police officer is suing the city, claiming he blew the whistle on his boss, leading to retaliation.
Fired Rutherford Employees Seek Back Pay, Threaten LawsuitThree ex-state employees who claim former Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them 10 months ago in retaliation for providing damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation are threatening legal action unless the state gives them back pay and scrubs personnel records of the misconduct charges used to show them the door.
Fired Police Officer Reinstated By Chicago Police BoardA fired Chicago cop caught up in a plan to plant drugs and a gun in a suburban woman’s car got his job back after the city’s police board this month took a second look at the case.
Police Union Seeks To Delay Release Of Officer Misconduct ListsThe Fraternal Order of Police, which filed the injunction Monday in Cook County Circuit Court, claims there is reason to believe the lists are inaccurate and could “unfairly and vexatiously harm” the officers named in them.
Lawsuit Accuses CTA Of Filming Employees Changing ClothesFive CTA current and former employees have sued the agency, claiming it placed hidden cameras in an area used as a changing room at a station on the Green Line, and recorded them undressing last year.