Bills Strengthening Privacy For Sexual Assault Victims Signed Into Law After CBS 2 InvestigationTwo bills that strengthen privacy protections for sexual assault victims in Illinois were signed into law today.
Watchdog Report Finds ShotSpotter Alerts Rarely Lead CPD To Evidence Of Actual Gun Crime"A large percentage of ShotSpotter alerts cannot be connected to any verifiable shooting incident," the report states.
CBS 2 Investigation: CPD Extends ShotSpotter Contract With No Public Notice"The city shouldn't be signing multimillion dollar surveillance contracts without any audit, without any public oversight, without any public input."
Youth Advocates Push To Close Illinois Juvenile PrisonsThere is now a push to close the prisons that house the youngest criminals in Illinois -- children. Instead is a proposal to rehabilitate them with a growing chorus of advocates who say prison time for juveniles is not the answer.
Family Sues After They Say Chicago Police Burst Into Their Home, Pointed Guns at Kids in 2019“You've had a mass traumatization of young children of color that's been going on for decades in Chicago,” attorney Al Hofeld Jr. said.
Arab Americans in Illinois Will Finally Be Counted When They Get Their VaccineThe Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has created a new category for those who identify as Middle Eastern or North African (MENA) to choose when they get their vaccine.
Aldermen Urge Passage Of 'Anjanette Young Ordinance' Seeking Sweeping Changes To CPD Search Warrant Procedures; 'We Have An Obligation To Change Policy'“What we all saw happen to Ms. Anjanette Young, we’re trying to prevent this from happening again,” Ald. Maria Hadden (49th) said.
Inmate Fatally Beaten In Prison 'Blind Spot' Highlights Failure To Oversee Jail Guards, Watchdog SaysA prison watchdog group tells CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey the case highlights the need for more oversight and that this beating is just the tip of the iceberg.
Settlement Talks In Anjanette Young Wrong Raid Case Break Down; City Asks Judge To Dismiss LawsuitDespite months of public promises from Mayor Lori Lightfoot to resolve the lawsuit with Anjanette Young, the city on Friday asked a judge to dismiss the case after settlement negotiations stalled.
Jamari Dent, Who Tried To Commit Suicide After Merciless Bullying At School, Dies At Age 13Jamari Dent, a 13-year-old special needs student who tried to hang himself he was mercilessly bullied at school, has died of the brain injury he suffered as a result of his failed suicide attempt.
Colton's Law Heading To Governor's Desk After 18-Month-Old Murdered By Father With Revoked FOID CardThere were so many red flags that were missed from his revoked FOID card that was never turned in, to his unmonitored stint out on an I bond.
Getting Hosed: City Offers 91-Year-Old Retired CPS Teacher A "Payment Plan" For A $57,000 Water BillThe bill for her Southside six-flat is now nearly $60,000 — for water that was never used. In fact, the building has been boarded up and vacant since her last tenant moved out in 2018.
11-Year-Old Charged In Beating, Carjacking Is Part Of Trend Of Children Carjacking With AdultsAn 11-year-old boy is charged in a beating and carjacking on Chicago's North Side over the weekend.
New CPD Policy On Search Warrants To Go Into Effect May 28; Police To Begin Tracking Wrong RaidsFor the first time, Chicago Police will begin tracking some wrong raids that result from faulty information, such as the raid on Anjanette Young's home two years ago.
CPD Superintendent Answers Questions On Police Delays With Investigation On Child Sex Abuse Case: 'We Will Hold Officers Accountable