Hearing Set For Police Commander Accused Of BrutalityGlenn Evans was arrested after an investigation of a January 2013 incident involving the capture of a suspect. Prosecutors accuse Evans of shoving a gun down the man's throat, putting a Taser to his groin, and threatening to kill if the man did not tell him where his gun was.
Police-Brutality Suit Hinges On Video Showing Cop Striking Man At Block PartyIn the video, police arrive on the scene of a block party at 15th and South Christiana. An officer approaches Jeremiah Smith, yells at him and hits him so hard with his police baton Smith's white hat flies off his head.
Case Continued For Chicago Man In Bloody Arrest In VirginiaIn a show of solidarity, supporters crowded into a courtroom Thursday as a University of Virginia student made his first court appearance after a bloody arrest outside a bar that sparked a police investigation.
Lawsuit: Saw Needed To Open Tight Handcuffs Of Man Already Choked By CopsA federal lawsuit claims a Chicago Police officer choked a man, handcuffed him too tightly and broke the key off, forcing authorities to cut the handcuffs off with an electric saw.
Protesters Demand Meeting With Emanuel On Police BrutalitySeveral dozen activists, including clergy, staged a noisy protest outside the mayor’s office at City Hall on Tuesday, denouncing alleged police brutality, and the group managed to get an invitation for a conversation with a staff member.
Rainbow PUSH Calls On Feds To Investigate Arrest Of College Student From ChicagoThe Rainbow PUSH Coalition is calling for a civil rights investigation into the videotaped run-in that a 20-year-old Chicago man had Alcoholic Beverage Control Agents at the University of Virginia, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Bloody Arrest Of College Student From Chicago Prompts Investigation In VirginiaThe governor of Virginia has ordered a state investigation of possible police brutality, after a University of Virginia student from Chicago was bloodied during an arrest earlier this week.
On Sunday, Churches Across Chicago Will Join Police-Brutality ProtestsA number of churches are planning peaceful protests on Sunday in response to the death of unarmed black suspects in police confrontations across the U.S.
Smaller Police-Brutality Protest Takes To Chicago's StreetsMarchers chanted: "This is what democracy looks like."
Man At Center Of Brutality Case Against CPD Commander Files LawsuitA 24-year-old man has sued the Chicago Police Department and a Chicago police commander who has since been relieved of duty, accusing the commander of shoving a gun in his mouth and threatening to kill him last year.
Demonstrators Demand Action Over Alleged Brutality At Tanning SalonA crowd of demonstrators gathered outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall, expressing their outrage about the case of tanning parlor manager Jianqing “Jessica” Klyzek.
Officer Stripped Of Powers Amid Brutality ProbePolice Supt. Garry McCarthy said an investigation into the actions of officers involved in a raid at a tanning salon last summer is in the hands of the Independent Police Review Authority, which recommended one officer immediately be placed on administrative leave.
Woman Accuses Chicago Police Of Brutality In Raid Caught On Video The lawyer for a woman shown on video being hit by a police officer, says he and another cop don’t deserve to wear the uniform, reports WBBM Political editor Craig Dellimore.
Chicago Area Civil Rights Group Investigating Iowa Police Brutality ClaimA Chicago civil rights organization is investigating claims that a mother was unjustly beaten by police officers in Davenport Iowa after she was caught shoplifting.
Brothers Suing 2 Chicago Cops For Beating Caught On TapeTwo Chicago police officers are being investigated by the FBI and the Independent Police Review Authority, after beating two brothers at a South Shore storefront. Surveillance footage obtained by our CBS 2 Investigators is at the center of that investigation.