Pressure Grows For McCarthy To Dismiss Cop Who Fired Fatal Shot Into Crowd
IPRA Recommends Chicago Police Fire Officer Involved In Rekia Boyd ShootingThe Independent Police Review Authority is recommending that the police officer involved in the 2012 fatal shooting of Rekia Boyd be fired, according to a statement from a Chicago Police News Affairs spokesman.
Memorial Service Held For Rekia Boyd Near Spot Where She Was Fatally Shot By CopIn Douglas Park on Chicago's Near West Side, near the spot where a police officer shot and killed 22-year-old Rekia Boyd three years ago, a few dozen people held a memorial service for her and others they say are casualties of war.
Chicago Pastor Lending A Hand In Baltimore After RiotsAn activist pastor from Chicago has traveled to Baltimore, hoping to help calm the situation there in any way possible, in the wake of riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
McCarthy: Evidence Would Have Cleared Officer In Rekia Boyd ShootingChicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is defending his statement that a police officer cleared in the shooting of a 22-year-old woman should never have been charged, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Activists Demand Dante Servin Be 'Brought To Justice' In Rekia Boyd Shooting Clergy and civil rights activists are demanding Chicago police officer Dante Servin be “brought to justice” after his acquittal on a technicality for firing a gun into a crowd and killing Rekia Boyd.
Attorney: "Very Disturbing" That Officer Not Charged With Murder In Death Of Rekia BoydA longtime criminal defense attorney said Monday’s acquittal of a Chicago police officer in the off-duty shooting of an unarmed woman appears to be the result of prosecutors giving the officer a break.
Judge Throws Out Case Against Chicago Cop In Off-Duty Fatal ShootingA Cook County judge has cleared a Chicago police officer of all charges in the shooting death of 22-year-old Rekia Boyd three years ago. Family members of the shooting victim were outraged.
Detective, Prosecutor Testify Off-Duty Cop Said He Feared For His Life When He Shot CiviliansA Chicago Police detective and Cook County prosecutor testified Thursday that off-duty police officer Dante Servin told them he opened fire toward a group of West Side partygoers because he saw a gun pointed at him.
Trial Begins For Chicago Cop In Woman's Fatal 2012 ShootingProsecutors say Dante Servin was off-duty and angry when he approached Rekia Boyd and her friends as they were hanging out in Douglas Park more than three years ago.
Off Duty Cop Charged In Fatal 2012 Shooting A Chicago police officer is facing involuntary manslaughter and other felony offenses in connection with an off-duty shooting of a 22-year-old south suburban woman near a park on Chicago’s West Side in March of 2012.
Family Sues On Behalf Of Woman Shot Dead By Off-Duty DetectiveThe family of a 22-year-old woman killed by bullets from the gun of an off-duty police officer has filed suit against the city and the officer who fired.