Law Professor Sharon Fairley: Derek Chauvin Verdict In George Floyd's Death Will Be 'Defining Moment' For Many Young People, Sends Message About What's Possible In ChicagoA local expert on Tuesday said the conviction of fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be a defining moment for many young people seeking change, and will serve also as a lesson in Chicago that such convictions are possible.
Illinois Attorney General Race Heats UpWith just two weeks until the March 20 primary, the race for attorney general is heating up. And so is the rhetoric.
Attorney General Candidates Spar Over Campaign ContributionsEight Democrats and one Republican running for Illinois Attorney General took part in a debate at the Thompson Center.
At Issue: Sharon Fairley Against Taxing Retirement Income To Balance State BudgetDemocratic Attorney General candidate is taking a dim view of a suggestion that Illinois consider taxing retirement benefits to help balance the budget.
Fairley: We Need To Bestow Powers On Individuals Who Deserve ThemThe former head of Chicago's police accountability agency says she is troubled by the latest reports of Chicago police officers being accused of robbing drug dealers.
IPRA Head Sharon Fairley Says Agency Working To Speed Up Investigations Of Police Shootings The new head IPRA, the agency that investigates police shootings, promises most reviews won't take as long as they have in the past, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Law Firm To Conduct Independent Audit Of IPRA Investigations Into Chicago Police ShootingsChicago Police officers cleared of any wrong-doing could be re-investigated, under a new third party program announced Wednesday, reports CBS 2’s Jim Williams.
City Council Committee Recommends Confirmation Of Sharon Fairley As Head Of IPRA The City Council’s Public Safety Committee is unanimously recommending that Sharon Fairley be confirmed as head of the Independent Police Review Authority.
New IPRA Boss Promises Integrity In Police Misconduct InvestigationsSharon Fairley, acting chief administrator of the Independent Police Review Authority, discusses organizational changes with the embattled agency.
IPRA Chief Sharon Fairley To Shake Up Senior Leadership TeamIn an effort to boost community trust in the organization that investigates police-involved shootings in the city, the acting head of that agency said Sunday that she’s restructuring her leadership team.
IPRA Head Encouraged By New Policy To Restrict Officers Involved In Shootings To Administrative DutiesThe head of the agency investigating this weekend’s fatal police shooting says she approves of new actions the Chicago Police Department is taking, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Aldermen Grill Police, Union Officials In HearingChicago aldermen asked some tough questions of the city's new police watchdog during a meeting of two City Council committees.
New Boss Of Chicago Police Misconduct Investigations: 'I Bring No Agenda'Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel named Sharon Fairley as leader of the Independent Police Review Authority on Monday after the former leader resigned.