DOJ Report The Latest Laquan McDonald Fallout For Mayor EmanuelThe release of the DOJ report is the latest chapter in a firestorm around CPD that once seemed to threaten Rahm Emanuel's political career.
DOJ Finds Systemic Abuses By CPD, Blames "Severely Deficient" TrainingA scathing report by the U.S. Justice Department report released on Friday took the Chicago Police Department to task for systemic violations of civil rights, finding officers regularly have used excessive force and discriminated against minorities.
CTA Gets $1.1 Billion In Federal Funds For Red, Brown, Purple LinesPresident Barack Obama has approved nearly $1.1 billion in federal grant funding for the CTA to improve sections of the Red, Brown, and Purple lines on the North Side.
Emanuel To Implement Police Reforms, With Or Without Consent DecreeMayor Rahm Emanuel said he’s determined to implement police reforms outlined by the U.S. Justice Department whether or not President-elect Donald Trump and Attorney General-designee Jeff Sessions pursue a consent decree mandating changes.
Mayor Emanuel, Jesse Jackson Sr. Weigh In On Facebook Torture VideoA visibly upset Rahm Emanuel called the video “sickening." Jackson says it represents a "moral and spiritual collapse."
Rahm To Trump: Help Fight Crime With Summer Jobs, After-School ProgramsOn Twitter earlier this week, Trump noted Chicago ended 2016 with at least 762 murders, and said “If Mayor can’t do it he must ask for Federal help!”
Feds Ending CPD Probe; City May Sign ‘Agreement In Principle’Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is bracing for the Justice Department to release – before President Barack Obama leaves office Jan. 20 — findings from its probe of the Chicago Police Department triggered by the police shooting of Laquan McDonald.
2017: Year Of The Chicago Cash GrabCBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley tallies up the hundreds of dollars in new taxes and fees Chicagoans will have to pay -- and why.
City To Repeal Plastic Bag Ban, Delays 7-Cent Bag Tax To Feb. 1In a letter to businesses sent last week, the city said the delay in the new 7-cent-per-bag checkout tax is aimed at giving businesses more time to integrate the tax into their point of sales systems.
Chicago Police To Equip All Officers With Body Cameras By End Of 2017The Chicago Police Department will be equipping every patrol officer in the city with body cameras a year ahead of schedule.
Questions Remain After Emanuel Releases Private EmailsMayor Rahm Emanuel’s office has released thousands of private emails he used to conduct city business, but some critics have questioned if there are more that haven’t seen the light of day.
City Releases Bundle Of Private Emails From Mayor EmanuelIt was the Better Government Association that took the city to court to get the release of the mayor's private emails related to city business. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.

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