Protesters Demand Transparency In Case Of Eric Lurry's Death In Joliet Police CustodyProtesters gathered late Saturday afternoon outside the home of Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk, following a CBS 2 investigation into the death of Eric Lurry in police custody there earlier this year.
Joliet Police Release 3 Hours Of Videos In Death Of Eric Lurry In Police CustodyThe videos, released on Facebook and YouTube, total approximately three hours of footage, including one video shown to Lurry's family in private last week.
Joliet Police Sgt. Javier Esqueda, Who Blew Whistle On Death Of Eric Lurry In Police Custody, Stripped Of Police PowersThe Joliet police sergeant who blew the whistle on the death of Eric Lurry in Joliet police custody was stripped of his police powers and placed on administrative leave Monday.
Joliet Mayor: 'Clearly, There Was Some Improper Behavior' By Officers On Video Of Eric Lurry Before He Died In CustodyThe video of a man who died in police custody in a Joliet has led to a call for an independent investigation.
Joliet Police Field Training Sergeant Speaks Out On Why He Blew Whistle On Video Of Man Who Died In CustodyA controversy has exploded over a video obtained by the CBS 2 Investigators.
Man Dies In Police Custody In Joliet; Police Accused Of Withholding Video For 5 MonthsAnother man has died in police custody, and there are accusations that Joliet police tried to cover it all up – including a video that was buried for five months.
Protest Held In Chicago After Death Of George Floyd During Arrest By Minneapolis PolicePeople protested in Chicago on Tuesday evening following the death of an unarmed black man who was being arrested by police in Minneapolis.
Waukegan Police Cleared In Death Of Avion Cotton; Video Shows Officers Telling Him To Spit Out Drugs: 'Dude, You're Gonna Die'Videos released by police show officers repeatedly told Cotton to spit out the baggies he had swallowed. An autopsy found Cotton died of an overdose of cocaine, fentanyl, and heroin.
Man Dies After Eating 'White Substance' While Fleeing Waukegan Police; Family Says Officers Used Excessive ForceAvion Cotton died after police said he ingested a “white substance” during an arrest in north suburban Waukegan, and his family has accused officers of using excessive force, but the Lake County Coroner's office said there were no signs of physical trauma on his body.
Inmate Who Escaped, Hid In Port-A-Potty Dies In CustodyA man who made headlines in December for briefly escaping authorities has now died in federal custody.