Boy, 16, Shot And Killed By Police Officer In Homan SquareA 16-year-old boy was shot and killed by police Monday night, after what police described as an “armed confrontation” with officers in the Homan Square neighborhood.
Officer In Laquan McDonald Case Wants To Skip Some Court AppearancesChicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke has asked a Cook County judge to excuse him from attending status hearings in his murder case, due to threats he has received over the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Family Of Another Black Teen Killed By Police Seeks Federal ProbeChristian Green, 17, was shot and killed on July 4, 2013, in the 5600 block of South State Street.
Woman Charged In Connection With Fatal Police-Involved Shooting In West EnglewoodA woman has been charged in connection with the death of a man shot by Chicago Police during a home invasion early Sunday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against 1 Of 2 Officers In Cedrick Chatman ShootingA federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against one of the two Chicago police officers involved in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Cedrick Chatman three years ago.
Video Shows Cedrick Chatman Being Shot By Chicago OfficerThree years after Cedrick Chatman's death, the city released a series of videos showing the teenager being shot by a Chicago Police Officer.
Autopsy: Quintonio LeGrier Struck Six Times By Police Bullets; Bettie Jones OncePolice responding to a domestic dispute shot a college student six times, while a neighbor was struck with one fatal gunshot to the chest, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner.
Judge Orders Release Of Videos Showing Another Fatal Police ShootingU.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman said he was "very disturbed" about the way the city suddenly dropped its objections to making the videos public, after as recently as three weeks ago having argued their release could compromise jury selection for the pending trial in a lawsuit filed by 17-year-old Cedrick Chatman's family.
Family Of Man Fatally Shot By Police Accuses Officers Of Changing Their AccountsAnother deadly police shooting in Chicago is under investigation by federal authorities.
Cook County Democrats To Reconsider Making An Endorsement In State's Attorney's RaceFacing near-relentless demands for her resignation over the delay in charging a Chicago cop with murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez now faces the prospect of Democratic Party leaders endorsing one of her challengers in the upcoming primary.
Teachers Union Demands Emanuel And Alvarez Resign Over Laquan McDonald ShootingThe Chicago Teachers Union has joined a chorus of voices calling for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez to resign over the Laquan McDonald police shooting scandal.
Shifting Gears Again, Mayor Calls For 'Third-Party' Probe Of Law DepartmentTwo days after saying it would be unnecessary for the U.S. Justice Department to add the city’s Law Department to its probe of the Police Department’s use of force, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said his administration would order a “third-party” review of the agency.