Lightfoot With Mayors, Police Chiefs Release New Police Reform RecommendationsThe goal is to make it clear that reform works and makes communities safer.
Little Evidence That Protests Spread Coronavirus In USIf the protests had driven an explosion in cases, experts say, the jumps would have started to become apparent within two weeks — and perhaps as early as five days. But that didn’t happen in many cities with the largest protests, including New York, Chicago, Minneapolis, and Washington, D.C.
Wanted: 18 Suspects In 53 Arsons During Widespread Looting And Civil Unrest In Chicago"Certain individuals acting on the peripheral of peaceful protests appeared to have started fires that caused extensive damage," U.S. Attorney John Lausch said.
'The Simple Answer Is A Button': Orland Park Resident Spreading Messages Of Unity, SupportAn Orland Park resident is proving the simple act of wearing a button can make a huge impact.
Indiana Police Officers On Leave For Chokehold Use Days After Department's BanPolice departments around the world have moved to ban the dangerous neck restraints in recent weeks.
South Side Church Holds Memorial Service Honoring George Floyd On Father's DayA Chicago church held a special service this Father’s Day, honoring George Floyd.
Three Weeks After George Floyd Protests, No Spike In COVID-19 In Chicago, But It's Still Too Soon To CelebrateIt's been three weeks since the first major protests in Chicago -- in reaction to the death of George Floyd.
Chicago Police Department Misses 71% Of Deadlines For Consent Decree Reforms; 'We're Not Doing A Slow Roll'"So you think about how reform takes place, and reform is not going to be done overnight," Chicago Police Deputy Superintendent Barbara West said.
Protesters, Black Lives Matter Activists Sue To Block Indianapolis Police From Using Tear Gas On DemonstratorsThe federal lawsuit argues that the use of chemical agents and projectiles for crowd control violates the First Amendment.
Thousands Expected To Gather At Juneteenth March, Rally DowntownThousands will march to commemorate Juneteenth, the day slavery officially ended in the United States in 1865.
City Officials Offering Free COVID-19 Testing To People Who Took Part In Protest Rallies, Marches“Getting tested is the best way to know if you have COVID-19, and the City strongly encourages anyone getting tested to schedule an appointment online if possible,” the mayors office said in a press release.
Documentarians James, Pelosi Turn Cameras On Protests, Despite DangersHe’s one of a handful of documentarians, from Steve James (“Hoop Dreams”) to Alexandra Pelosi (“Outside the Bubble”), who have brought out their cameras to capture the historic nationwide protests, despite the danger, the pandemic and even the lack of a plan for how to ultimately use the footage.
Starbucks Creates Own Black Lives Matter Shirt For EmployeesSocial media blew up over news reports that Starbucks had told employees in a memo they couldn't wear Black Lives Matter shirts or other paraphernalia because it might be used to amplify divisiveness.
'Long Overdue': White NHL Players Find Their Voice On RacismTyler Seguin protested in Dallas, Zdeno Chara in Boston, while Patrice Bergeron, Tom Wilson and others made donations. Jonathan Toews met with activists in Chicago.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputizes' Deputies Linked To Insults And Threats Toward ProtestersThe county's public defender complained that deputies had apparently posted insulting and threatening comments online after a march in support of Black Lives Matter.