Scandals, Controversies Have Marked Ends Of Terms For Last 4 Chicago Police SuperintendentsAll four Chicago Police superintendents who have served over the past 16 years have seen their tenures end in either scandal or controversy.
Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Returning Donations From Former Chicago Corporation Counsel Who Sought To Block Release Of Laquan McDonald VideoSteve Patton, who led Chicago's law department under former Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is listed as a sponsor of the Friday event, according to an invitation obtained by The Associated Press.
'My Record Speaks For Itself': CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson Addresses IG Report On Laquan McDonald CaseJohnson said he wanted to clear up some "misconceptions" in the new report released by the Office of the Inspector General.
16 Reports Released On The Shooting Death Of Laquan McDonaldThe OIG said their actions prevented CPD from collecting potentially important, objective evidence of the McDonald shooting. Leading to heightened public outrage.
Read The Inspector General Reports On The Fatal Police Shooting Of Laquan McDonald, Including Transcripts Of Officer InterviewsThe city's Law Department on Wednesday released a bevy of documents from Inspector General Joseph Ferguson's investigation of the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald.
LIVE UPDATES: City Releases Inspector General's Reports On Officers Accused Of Covering Up Laquan McDonald ShootingThe reports are expected to shed new light on how the city’s top watchdog says other officers tried to protect Officer Jason Van Dyke, who has since been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting McDonald on Oct. 20, 2014.
Chicago Police Board Fires Four Cops Connected To Jason Van Dyke Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldThree Chicago police officers and a police sergeant have been fired for covering up for Jason Van Dyke after he fatally shot Laquan McDonald, the Police Board said Thursday night.
Prosecutor In Laquan McDonald Case Won't Seek Re-ElectionKane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon, the special prosecutor in the case of Jason Van Dyke who was convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald, says he won't seek re-election.
Police Board To Decide Fate Of 4 Officers Accused Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingFour Chicago police officers accused of covering up the circumstances of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald face possible firing, as the Chicago Police Board begins a hearing on their case on Wednesday.
Van Dyke Lawyers: No Resentencing Needed In Fatal ShootingProsecutors want the 40-year-old sentenced on the aggravated battery counts, which could result in a longer prison term.
West Side Church 'Peace Window' Honors Five Children Lost To Chicago Street ViolenceThe images of five children lost to Chicago's street violence over the past decade are part of a new 25-foot peace window at a West Side church.
'I Cannot Bury My Husband'; Jason Van Dyke's Wife Demands Answers After Former Officer Attacked In PrisonA day after learning former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was beaten in a federal prison in Connecticut, his wife demanded to know why he was transferred out of Illinois in the first place, and called on authorities to do a better job of protecting his safety as he serves a nearly 7-year sentence in the murder of Laquan McDonald.
Jason Van Dyke Beaten In Federal Prison, Legal Team SaysJason Van Dyke was attacked and beaten in a Connecticut prison, his legal team confirms.
A Push To Get A New, Longer Sentence For Jason Van DykeLegal experts argue if the judge had sentenced Jason Van Dyke on the 16 counts of aggravated battery, Van Dyke's prison term would be much longer.
Attorney General, Special Prosecutor Ask Supreme Court To Order Re-Sentencing For Jason Van DykeIllinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Special Prosecutor Joseph McMahon are asking the state's highest court to order a new sentencing hearing for former Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was sentenced to less than seven years in prison for the murder of Laquan McDonald.