Illinois Supreme Court Rules CPD Misconduct Records Cannot Be DestroyedThe court found that destroying the documents would violate that state's public records law.
Police Reform Advocates, FOP Await Illinois Supreme Court Ruling About Whether Officer Misconduct Records May Be DestroyedOn Thursday, the Illinois Supreme Court will hand down a ruling that could either help push police reform or put it in reverse.
Activists Criticize Preckwinkle For Overstating Her Role In The Laquan McDonald Case"I'm saying she's trying to capitalize off this, man. I'm saying she's wrong. She's only doing this because she's in hot water with that (Ald. Ed) Burke situation. That's the only reason she's doing that."
Journalist Jamie Kalven Won’t Have To Give Up Laquan McDonald TipsterJudge Vincent Gaughan quickly dispatched with the matter of Kalven’s subpoena during a brief hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.
Journalist Jamie Kalven Due In Court In Laquan Mcdonald CaseThe South Side journalist who broke the story that the police version of the Laquan McDonald shooting did not match the video will be in court Wednesday, where lawyers of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke want to question him about his sources.
Van Dyke Lawyers Want Activist-Journalist Jamie Kalven On The StandKalven was the first to reveal the existence of dashboard camera footage of the Laquan McDonald killing and accounts of civilian witnesses.
Journalist Suing CPD For Refusing To Release McDonald RecordsJournalist Jamie Kalven is suing the Chicago Police Department for refusing to release records about the alleged cover-up of Officer Jason Van Dyke’s killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Opinion: Decades Of Complaints Against Chicago Cops Are On The Verge Of Being DestroyedThe city and the police union are duking it out in court over decades of police complaint data...
Suit: CPD Taking Too Long To Turn Over Police Misconduct RecordsAn activist and independent journalist is suing the Chicago Police Department, alleging it has taken too long to fulfill his already-modified Freedom of Information Act request for records concerning officer misconduct complaints.