Activist Ja'Mal Green On Derek Chauvin Conviction: 'The Last Time I'd Seen People Cheering Like This, It Was In Chicago' For Jason Van Dyke ConvictionChicago activist Ja’Mal Green headed to Minneapolis Tuesday for the verdict in the trial of fired police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
COPA Released Body Cam Video Of Adam Toledo Police Shooting Within 17 Days, But They Have Not Always Met The 60-Day DeadlineIt has only been 17 days since police shot and killed Adam Toledo, 13, in Little Village, and the Civilian Office of Police Accountability has been quick to release the video.
Jason Van Dyke Drops Appeal Of Conviction In Murder Of Laquan McDonaldFormer Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke has dropped his appeal of his 2018 conviction for the murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Community Activists Concerned About Progress On Chicago Police ReformOrganizers of a vigil for Laquan McDonald's birthday say real reform can only happen with significant changes to the Chicago Police Union contract.
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.
Lawyer: Officer Didn't Intentionally Lie About Teen SlayingRicardo Viramontes and three other officers were fired last year because of statements made to an investigating detective or in police reports.
Aldermen Reject Settlement With Witness To Laquan McDonald Shooting Who Said Officers Pressured Her To Change Story; 3 Other Misconduct Settlements ApprovedAlma Benitez says detectives accused her of lying about what she saw, and tried to convince her to change her account of the shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Finance Committee To Consider Nearly $3.5 Million In Settlements Tied To Police Misconduct LawsuitsProposed settlements in four more lawsuits accusing police officers of misconduct will put taxpayers on the hook for nearly $3.5 million, including two wrongful death lawsuits on tap before the City Council Finance Committee next week.
Witness To Laquan McDonald's Fatal Shooting Settles LawsuitA woman who witnessed the fatal 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer has settled her lawsuit against the city.
Former Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Transferred To Custody In MarylandFormer Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke, convicted in the death of Laquan McDonald, has been moved to a correctional center in Maryland, after he was transferred from a federal prison in New York.
Former CPD Officer Jason Van Dyke No Longer In Federal CustodyFormer Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke is no longer in federal custody, nor is he in Illinois state custody.
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.