Matthew Lee Rupert Gets Nearly 9 Years In Prison For Setting Store On Fire During Unrest In Minneapolis; He Was Arrested In Chicago Where He Planned More 'Damage'A downstate Illinois man has been sentenced to nearly nine years in prison for setting a cellphone store on fire in Minneapolis during the unrest following the murder of George Floyd by police there.
Cicero Man In Custody, Accused Of Burning Down West Lawn Neighborhood Walgreens Last YearA Cicero man was in custody Tuesday on charges that he burned down a Walgreens in the West Lawn neighborhood.
Scorching Report From Independent Monitoring Team Says Chicago Police Were Not Prepared Or Trained For Civil Unrest In Wake Of George Floyd ProtestsA new report concludes that Chicago and its Police Department weren’t prepared, trained, or ready for the protests, looting, and unrest we saw last year after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
One Year After Unrest, Looting In Chicago: Path To Recovery Is A Greater Challenge For Some Areas Than OthersSunday marked one year since the height of unrest in downtown Chicago following the death of George Floyd.
One Year After Civil Unrest And Looting Engulfed Chicago, Some Business Districts Still StruggleOver several days beginning one year ago Saturday, Chicago saw unrest unlike anything we had seen in decades.
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."