Judge Delays Ruling On Petition To Recuse Himself From Request For Special Prosecutor In Jussie Smollett CaseBefore a Cook County judge could decide on a request to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s handling of the Jussie Smollett case, he was asked to recuse himself, because his son works for Foxx’s office.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill Won't Be Charged In Alleged GropingIndiana Attorney General Curtis Hill will not be criminally charged in the alleged drunken groping of a lawmaker and three legislative staffers at a party to mark the end of the legislative session earlier this year, a special prosecutor announced Tuesday.
Judge Rules Out Special Prosecutor In Fatal Police Shooting Of Flint FarmerThere will be no special prosecutor assigned to investigate the deadly shooting of Flint Farmer by former Chicago Police Officer Gildardo Sierra, Cook County’s chief criminal judge ruled Tuesday.
Special Prosecutor: More Indictments Possible In Laquan Mcdonald CaseThe grand jury investigating allegations of a police coverup in the Laquan McDonald shooting is still looking at “several individuals.”
Prosecutor Wants To Remove Judge In Laquan McDonald Cover-Up CasePatricia Brown Holmes filed a motion Thursday in Cook County saying Judge Diane Cannon is biased against the prosecution.
Special Prosecutor Takes Over Laquan McDonald Murder CaseA Cook County judge has appointed Kane County State’s Attorney Joseph McMahon to take over the prosecution of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who is charged with murder in the 2014 death of Laquan McDonald.
Ex-Judge To Investigate Possible Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingA former Cook County judge has been appointed as a special prosecutor to investigate whether any Chicago police officers tried to cover up the circumstances of the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Special Prosecutor To Investigate Cops Tied To Jason Van DykeA Cook County judge on Friday ruled that a special prosecutor will be appointed to look into whether additional Chicago Police officers covered up the circumstances that led to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Judge Agrees To Appoint Special Prosecutor In Laquan McDonald Murder CaseA Cook County judge has agreed to appoint a special prosecutor to handle the murder case against Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, charged in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Anita Alvarez Wants To Be Taken Off Laquan McDonald Murder CaseIn a surprise reversal Thursday, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez asked to recuse herself and her office from the murder case against the Chicago police officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in October 2014.
Officer In Laquan McDonald Case Wants To Skip Some Court AppearancesChicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke has asked a Cook County judge to excuse him from attending status hearings in his murder case, due to threats he has received over the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Group Wants Special Prosecutor To Take Over Laquan McDonald CaseA group of civil rights attorneys, elected officials, and civil rights activists has filed a petition asking a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the Laquan McDonald murder case, claiming Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez can’t be trusted to oversee the matter.
Pastors Launch "No Confidence" Petition Drive Against EmanuelVowing a full day of protests across Chicago, activists were keeping up the pressure for major changes in Chicago after the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Ministers Seek Special Prosecutor In Laquan McDonald CaseAbout 100 clergy members and activists representing Chicago’s black community have called on Gov. Bruce Rauner to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald, but the governor's office said he has no such authority.
Report: No Evidence Of Daley Influence In Koschman CaseA special prosecutor has released a report concluding there's no evidence former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley or other family members sought to influence an investigation into the 2004 death of a man punched by Daley's nephew.