Illinois Attorney General's Office Holds Virtual Town Hall As It Begins Investigation Into Death Of Eric Lurry In Joliet Police CustodyCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini was the first to expose the controversial death of Eric Lurry in the custody of Joliet police. Now, the Illinois Attorney General’s office is making good on a promise to investigate.
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.
Joliet Police Sgt. Javier Esqueda, Who Blew Whistle On Eric Lurry's Death In Custody, Receives Moral Courage AwardA Joliet police sergeant who first came forward to CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini with allegations of misconduct in the death of a suspect in custody, has received the moral courage award.
Independent Investigator To Probe Joliet Police Department Over Death Of Eric Lurry In CustodyThe Joliet Police Department is under investigation, following the controversial death of a Black man in custody.
Former Catholic School Teacher Jeremy Hylka Arrested, Released On Bond, Accused Of Trying To Meet Teen Boy For SexJoliet police said in a statement that 44-year-old Jeremy Hylka was arrested Tuesday morning, after his attorney notified detectives that he would be released from Silver Oaks Hospital in New Lenox.
Police Say Jeremy Hylka, Former Joliet Catholic School Teacher Accused Of Trying To Meet Teen Boy For Sex, Is In HospitalA former Catholic school teacher wanted by Joliet police was in a hospital on Saturday.
Sergeant Javier Esqueda Who Alleged Joliet Police Misconduct IndictedThe indictment on Tuesday of Sgt. Javier Esqueda by a Kendall County grand jury alleges he used a laptop in his squad car to view a video of Eric Lurry’s death.
DUI Charges Upgraded To Felony For Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka In Crash That Killed Berwyn OfficerCharges were upgraded Wednesday for Joliet police Officer Erin Zilka, who now faces felony driving under the influence charges in a crash that killed another officer.
Joliet Police Sergeant Who Alleged Police Misconduct In Death Of Eric Lurry Has Been ArrestedA Joliet police sergeant who went public with allegations of police misconduct in the death of a suspect has been arrested, CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini has learned
Joliet Police Rescue Deer Trapped In YMCA Goal NetJoliet police rescued a deer in a trapped in a YMCA soccer goal net Saturday morning.
Eric Lurry's Widow Sues Joliet Officers Over His Death In Police CustodyVideo first obtained by the CBS 2 Investigators earlier this year showed Lurry, 37, on Jan. 28 as he was in the back seat of a police squad car, handcuffed during a drug-related arrest.
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.
There Could Be More Video Connected To Eric Lurry's Death That Joliet Police Haven't Released To The Public
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.