CPD Consent Decree Filed In Federal Court"It has taken over a year to get to this day but it has taken a generation to get here."
City, Madigan Agree To Require Police Officers To Report Every Time They Point A Gun At SomeoneThat issue had been the last sticking point in a draft consent decree announced by Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Mayor Rahm Emanuel in July.
Laquan McDonald: A Timeline Of The Shooting, Fallout, And Officer Van Dyke's TrialNearly four years after he fired the 16 shots that killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke will go on trial starting Wednesday on six counts of first-degree murder, 16 counts of aggravated battery, and one count of official misconduct.
Pennsylvania's Clergy Abuse Scandal Sparks Inquiries In Other StatesIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced plans to meet with the Chicago Archdiocese after at least seven priests with connections to her state were identified in the Pennsylvania grand jury report.
Lisa Madigan Launches Hotline For Residents To Report Clergy AbuseAttorney General Lisa Madigan launched a hotline for Illinois residents to report allegations of sexual abuse by clergy members.
Madigan To Question Catholic Church Leaders About Illinois 'Predator Priests' In Pa. Grand Jury Report"The Catholic Church has a moral obligation to provide its parishioners and the public a complete and accurate accounting of all sexually inappropriate behavior involving priests in Illinois," Madigan’s office said in a statement Thursday night.
Political Candidate Says There's A Double Standard On Spending Money"I'm tired of white people telling me how to spend my own money to help poor people and the needy."
Madigan Joins Effort To Block Blueprints For 3-D Printed GunsThe Texas company that planned to start publishing the blueprints on Wednesday already posted the plans on its website, and more than 1,000 people have downloaded the blueprints for 3-D plastic guns, including AR-15 style assault riles.
Chicago Police Consent Decree: A Timeline Of The Push For ReformsA timeline of events surrounding the federal investigation of the Chicago Police Department and the resulting consent decree on reforms.
Consent Decree Released By Chicago Police Department: 5 Fast FactsMayor Rahm Emanuel, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson, and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan release a draft of a consent decree governing changes for Chicago police.
Consent Decree: What Is It and What Should Chicago Expect?What should Chicago expect snow that the police department has released a draft of the consent decree calling for changes?
Emanuel, Madigan To Unveil Police Department Reform Plan This AfternoonThe draft agreement includes changes to police use of force, training, supervision, discipline, oversight, and more.
Illinois Settles With Scotland Bank Over Mortgage SecuritiesIllinois has reached a $20 million settlement with the Royal Bank of Scotland resulting from the bank's marketing and sale of mortgage-backed securities a decade ago.
'Grotesquely Xenophobic' Bus Company Ad Prompts Civil Rights ProbeThe ad stated “passengers like you...you won't feel like you're in China when you're on our buses.”
Scams On The Rise During The HolidaysThere's a clear tip-off to a rip-off -- anyone asking you to wire them money.