Jacob Fagundo Pleads Guilty To Setting Chicago Police Car On Fire During Civil Unrest Downtown In MayA man pleaded guilty Thursday to throwing a lit firework into a Chicago Police vehicle during civil unrest in downtown Chicago last May.
James Massey Charged With Inciting Rioting, Accused Of Encouraging Downtown Looting In Social Media Posts In AugustA Chicago man was charged federally with inciting rioting Tuesday, on accusations that he posted multiple messages and videos on Facebook urging people to come downtown and loot this past August.
Three Men Charged With Setting CTA Van On Fire During Civil Unrest Last SummerThree men are facing federal arson charges, after authorities say they set a Chicago Transit Authority van on fire during the widespread civil unrest in the city last May.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Stands By CPD Supt. David Brown In Wake Of Scathing Report On Police Handling Of Summer Protests, LootingLightfoot said CPD has learned from what happened last summer, and said she has "a thousand percent confidence" in Brown's leadership of the department.
Scathing Inspector General's Report Says CPD Was Unprepared, Disorganized, And Without A Plan During Civil Unrest In Wake Of George Floyd Protests In ChicagoThe Chicago Office of the Inspector General on Thursday put out a scathing report of the city’s handling of civil unrest that erupted amid protests following the death of George Floyd
Mayor Lightfoot Glad 'There Will Be Accountability' For CPD Officers Suspended For Lounging In Congressman Rush's Office Amid Looting“These police officers essentially took the night off while all hell was breaking loose all around them, while their colleagues were literally getting beaten up and injured all across the city,” Lightfoot said.
At Least 12 CPD Officers And Supervisors Suspended After Lounging In Congressman's Office Amid Looting, Sources SayTwo police sources tell CBS2 Investigator Brad Edwards at least a dozen officers and command staff will face multi-week suspensions.
Activists Sue CPD Over 'Brutal, Violent, And Unconstitutional Tactics' At Protests Over Police Killings Of George Floyd, Other African AmericansActivists who protested in Chicago over George Floyd's death and the killing by police of other Blacks across the U.S. filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing city police officers of brutally attacking and falsely arresting them during the demonstrations.
Police Issue Images Of Multiple Suspects Wanted In Two Incidents In August Looting SpreePolice on Sunday released images of people wanted in connection with two specific incidents in the all-night looting spree that happened in and around the downtown area early on the morning of Monday, Aug. 10.
Downtown Chicago Businesses Stay Boarded Up Until After Election"We got hit twice so, it was hard. We can’t handle it anymore."
Boards Go Up On Businesses, Police To Be Out In Force Amid Concerns About Civil Unrest Stemming From Election 2020 In Chicago, NationwideBusiness owners are not taking any chances with the election outcome.
Days Off For Chicago Police Officers Canceled This Weekend And On Election DayDays off will be canceled for Chicago Police officers between Friday, Oct. 30 and Sunday, Nov. 1, and again from Tuesday, Nov. 3 until Wednesday, Nov. 4.
Police Union Fights COPA's Recommendation To Fire Officer Who Used Homophobic Slur During Downtown Unrest In MayA Chicago Police officer was caught on video hurling a homophobic slur at a protester during civil unrest in the downtown area on Saturday, May 30, and the police union does not agree with the recommendation that he be fired.
COPA Releases Video Connected To Shooting Of Latrell Allen By CPD Officers In Englewood, Which Was Linked To Subsequent Looting DowntownThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Tuesday released video and other documentation of the shooting and wounding of Latrell Allen by police in Englewood – an incident that was linked to an all-night looting spree in and around the downtown area hours later.
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