Bernard Kersh, Man Who Was Body-Slammed By Chicago Cop Jerald Williams, Freed From JailThe man who was body-slammed by a Chicago Police officer after he spit in the officer's face was freed from Cook County Jail on Friday night.
Attorney: CPD Officer, Who Slammed Man Into Pavement, Used MMA Skills As 'Lethal Weapon'Disturbing video showing a Chicago Police officer slamming a man into the pavement went viral last week and continues to be the subject of an independent investigation by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA).
Eddie Johnson Transferred Woman He Was With At Bar In Days After He Was Found Slumped In CarConfirmation tonight of a job change for the female Chicago police officer connected to the Eddie Johnson scandal.
Eddie Johnson Officially Retires, But His Firing Was Technically A Demotion, Attorney SaysMayor Lori Lightfoot may have announced the firing of now ex-police superintendent Eddie Johnson in a no-holds barred news conference, but it didn't mean he was booted from the police department.
Interim Police Supt. Charlie Beck Begins Making Major Changes After Eddie Johnson Controversy, DismissalInterim police Supt. Charlie Beck wasted no time Tuesday – bumping a district commander down to a captain.
Former Police Cmdr. Kenneth Johnson Gets Probation For Stealing Social Security BenefitsFormer Chicago Police Cmdr. Kenneth Johnson was sentenced to two years’ probation Tuesday for Social Security theft charges.
Day After Firing, Eddie Johnson Denies He Misled Mayor Lightfoot, But Admits 'Lapse of Judgment'Former police Supt. Eddie Johnson on Tuesday acknowledged he "made a poor decision and had a lapse of judgment" when police officers found him slumped over in his vehicle, but denied that he misled the mayor over his actions.
Sources: Former Police Supt. Johnson Was Drinking With Woman Who Was Not His Wife Before Being Found Slumped Over In SUVFormer Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson had been out drinking with a woman who was not his wife hours before he was found slumped over the steering wheel in October, sources told CBS 2.
Eddie Johnson's Time As Police Superintendent Started With Ambition, Ended With ControversiesNow-fired police Supt. Eddie Johnson's rise was called inspirational, but his fall has been dramatic.
Man Found Fatally Wounded In Bathroom At Block 37 Shopping MallChicago police were called to the Block 37 mall in the Loop after reports of a man shot in the chest.
Bond Set At $5,000 For Bernard Kersh, Man Slammed To Pavement By Police Officer, As Rev. Jesse Jackson Condemns Police ActionsBond was set at $5,000 Sunday for a man facing charges of aggravated battery and resisting arrest – after he was slammed to the ground by a police officer on Thanksgiving when police said he spat on the officer.
CPD Officer Seen On Video Slamming Man To Ground Stripped Of Police Powers Pending InvestigationKeshia Johnson, Bernard Kersh’s mother, said she was on the phone with him as he was arguing with police. The call suddenly ended.
Mayor Lightfoot Calls Video Showing Officer Tossing Man To Ground 'Disturbing'A video shared hundreds of thousands of times since Thursday afternoon shows a Chicago police officer tossing a man to the ground near 79th and Cottage Grove. Witnesses Friday described the moments right before the take-down.
Police Investigate After Video Shows Officer Tossing Man To Ground On 79th StreetDisturbing video surfaced Thursday of a confrontation with police in the Chatham neighborhood.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Calls Wrong Raids By Chicago Police 'Disturbing' And 'Heartbreaking'The state's top prosecutor said Tuesday that he is alarmed by a pattern of Chicago police raiding the wrong homes.