Officer On Desk Duty Amid Probe Into Video Of Apparent StompingA Chicago police officer has been stripped of his police powers and placed on desk duty, pending an investigation into a video showing him apparently stomping a man's head while a second officer was trying to restrain the man.
Police Brutality Trial Of Cmdr. Glenn Evans Nears EndEvans has been charged with official misconduct and aggravated battery.
Popular Chicago Police Commander To Stand Trial On Brutality AllegationsA Chicago Police commander is expected to stand trial Tuesday over allegations that he jammed a gun down a suspect’s mouth and held a Taser to the man’s groin, at a time when city officials are facing criticism for their handling of the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald.
2 Investigators/BGA: Did Lynwood Police Department Try To Cover Up Alleged Brutality?
Tamir Rice's Mother Brings Fight For Justice To ChicagoThe mother of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was killed by police last year was in Chicago on Friday, for a series of meetings, marches, and protests about alleged police misconduct.
Hearing Set For Police Commander Accused Of BrutalityGlenn Evans was arrested after an investigation of a January 2013 incident involving the capture of a suspect. Prosecutors accuse Evans of shoving a gun down the man's throat, putting a Taser to his groin, and threatening to kill if the man did not tell him where his gun was.
Police-Brutality Suit Hinges On Video Showing Cop Striking Man At Block PartyIn the video, police arrive on the scene of a block party at 15th and South Christiana. An officer approaches Jeremiah Smith, yells at him and hits him so hard with his police baton Smith's white hat flies off his head.
Case Continued For Chicago Man In Bloody Arrest In VirginiaIn a show of solidarity, supporters crowded into a courtroom Thursday as a University of Virginia student made his first court appearance after a bloody arrest outside a bar that sparked a police investigation.
Lawsuit: Saw Needed To Open Tight Handcuffs Of Man Already Choked By CopsA federal lawsuit claims a Chicago Police officer choked a man, handcuffed him too tightly and broke the key off, forcing authorities to cut the handcuffs off with an electric saw.
Protesters Demand Meeting With Emanuel On Police BrutalitySeveral dozen activists, including clergy, staged a noisy protest outside the mayor’s office at City Hall on Tuesday, denouncing alleged police brutality, and the group managed to get an invitation for a conversation with a staff member.
Rainbow PUSH Calls On Feds To Investigate Arrest Of College Student From ChicagoThe Rainbow PUSH Coalition is calling for a civil rights investigation into the videotaped run-in that a 20-year-old Chicago man had Alcoholic Beverage Control Agents at the University of Virginia, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Bloody Arrest Of College Student From Chicago Prompts Investigation In VirginiaThe governor of Virginia has ordered a state investigation of possible police brutality, after a University of Virginia student from Chicago was bloodied during an arrest earlier this week.