Emanuel Calls City Lawyers' Plan To Sue Quintonio LeGrier Estate 'Callous'"The city is dropping the motion filed yesterday in the civil suit regarding the death of Bettie Jones. We are constantly evaluating and reevaluating our legal strategies, and we have determined the motion is not the best course of action," Chicago Law Department spokesman Bill McCaffrey said.
Journalist Jamie Kalven Won’t Have To Give Up Laquan McDonald TipsterJudge Vincent Gaughan quickly dispatched with the matter of Kalven’s subpoena during a brief hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.
Journalist Jamie Kalven Due In Court In Laquan Mcdonald CaseThe South Side journalist who broke the story that the police version of the Laquan McDonald shooting did not match the video will be in court Wednesday, where lawyers of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke want to question him about his sources.
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.