Latest Report Card On CPD Reforms Calls Out Failures In Anjanette Young Raid, Lack Of Training For School Resource OfficersWhen you read through a court-appointed independent monitor's latest progress report on the Chicago Police Department’s reform efforts, you can see the results of CBS 2’s investigative journalism.
Legally Parked, Ticketed Anyway: Chicagoans Hit With Bogus Street Cleaning FinesMarcus Jones sits on the front stoop of his Auburn Gresham home. On a city pole across from him, there is a bright yellow sign with a large letter "F". It's a warning to drivers - Friday is street cleaning day so don't park there or you will get a ticket. Marcus Jones would give the letter F to the City of Chicago for how it is posting these signs and issuing street cleaning tickets in his neighborhood.
Illinois AG Launches Investigation Into Joliet Police Department; Sergeant Who Exposed Circumstances Of Eric Lurry's Death In Custody Has High HopesEric Lurry died in Joliet police custody in January 2020, and CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini went on to expose accusations of a cover-up. On Wednesday, there was a major new development – as the Illinois Attorney General stepped in with his own investigation.
City Vows To Get Rid Of Dangerous Light Poles After CBS 2 Investigators Have Spent Years Documenting Them As They Fall Down, But Just When Will This Happen?The CBS 2 Investigators have spent years digging into faulty light poles that get rusted out and end up falling over. Now, the city has promised a fix.
West Englewood Neighbors Express Shock At Shooting That Killed CPD Officer Ella French, But Relief That Residents Helped Catch A Suspect Trying To EscapeCurrent and former residents of the West Englewood area reacted with shock and grief to the shooting that killed Chicago Police Officer Ella French over the weekend, and lamented the broader and longstanding crisis of gun violence in the area. But they expressed relief at the fact that some neighbors stepped in to help find a suspect trying to escape.
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.
Frank Pietrangelo, Hero Of 1991 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Says He Was Among Those Sexually Abused By Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' AdrahtasCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini tracked down a local youth hockey coach who now lives in Florida – and is accused of posing as a woman to abuse his players. This happened as another player came forward.
CBS 2's Story, 'My Name Is Anjanette Young,' Wins Top Honors In Better Government's 2021 Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative ReportingCBS 2’s powerful story, “My Name is Anjanette Young,” has won first place in the Better Government Association’s 2021 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting.
Federal Lawsuit Alleges Cover-Ups Of Decades Of Abuse By Youth Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' AdrahtasExplosive allegations have surfaced of decades of abuse inflicted upon teenage boys by a prominent local hockey coach, and now they are the subject of a lawsuit.
More Accusers And More Allegations Of Abuse Against Trusted Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' AdrahtasMore men are coming forward to accuse a well-known youth hockey coach of grooming them for sexual abuse when they were just teenagers.
Three Men, None Of Whom Knew Each Other At The Time, Say Trusted Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' Adrahtas Groomed Them For Sexual Abuse As TeensThree men who never knew each other as teens are suddenly connected by the same claims of abuse. They each say the youth hockey coach they loved and trusted groomed them for sexual abuse.
COPA Completes 18-Month Investigation In Anjanette Young Raid, Reports Nearly 100 Misconduct Claims Against OfficersThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability has wrapped up its investigation of the case of Anjanette Young, the social worker who is suing the city after she was handcuffed naked in a botched police raid two years ago.
Federal Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Soto Family, Whose Bellwood Home Was Violently Raided All Because Of Prank CallA federal lawsuit was filed Thursday on behalf of George Soto and his family, after a 911 prank led to a violent raid on their home in Bellwood.
Police Violently Raided Bellwood Village Trustee Candidate's Home All Because Of Prank Call: Are Police Doing Due Diligence?A 911 prank led to a violent police raid at the home of a suburban political candidate.
Activists Demand Systemic Change In Protest Outside Motel Where Girl, 10, Was Sexually Assaulted: 'This Was A Mausoleum Of Horror!'Activists turned out Wednesday in front of the Grand Motel in the South Side’s Washington Heights neighborhood, in support of a little girl who was sexually assaulted there last October.