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.
Feds Seek 8 Years In Prison For Cop Convicted Of Shooting Into Car Full Of TeensOfficer Marco Proano fired 16 shots in nine seconds at a stolen Toyota Avalon full of teenagers at 95th and LaSalle in December 2013.
Van Dyke Lawyers Want Activist-Journalist Jamie Kalven On The StandKalven was the first to reveal the existence of dashboard camera footage of the Laquan McDonald killing and accounts of civilian witnesses.
Convicted Cop: Feds’ Use Of ’16 Shots’ Wrongly Invoked Laquan McDonaldBoth Marco Proano and Jason Van Dyke fired their weapons 16 times during the incidents that landed them in court.
Teen Shot In Arm By Police Officer In LawndaleThe teen was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Authorities Identify 4 Officers Who Fatally Shot Suspect In DyerAll four of the officers involved have been placed on paid administrative leave in accordance with their respective departments’ policies.
Review Agency Rules Fatal 2012 Shooting Of Teen By CPD ‘Unwarranted’Dakota Bright was shot in the back of the head by an officer on Nov. 8, 2012, near 67th and Indiana.
Police Shoot, Kill Suspect After Chase Across Illinois-Indiana BorderWhat began as a stolen vehicle investigation in the far south suburbs ended with a fatal police shooting in northwest Indiana early Thursday
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.
Ex-FBI Agent Says IPRA Considered Clearing Cop Later Charged By FedsIPRA was leaning in 2015 toward clearing a cop who would ultimately face criminal charges for wounding two teens, an ex-FBI agent testified.
Judge Weighing Admissibility Of Van Dyke Statements To FOPJason Van Dyke's lawyers say his statements to two union reps after shooting Laquan McDonald are privileged, and should not be used at trial
Activists Say Cover-Up Indictment In Laquan McDonald Case Only A First StepBlack Lives Matter organizer Kofi Amedola said the nation will be watching Chicago when Officer Jason Van Dyke is tried for murder.