In The Race For 33rd Ward Alderman, Sanchez Leads Mell By 19 VotesVotes are still being tallied in the 33rd ward on Chicago's North Side. That's where incumbent Ald. Deb Mell is being challenged by political newcomer Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez. According to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners, Sanchez has a 19 vote lead over Mell.
5th Ward Race Between Incumbent Leslie Hairston And Activist William Calloway Too Close To Call In the battle between the established politician and an activist who wanted to challenge the establishment incumbent Leslie Hairston and William Calloway are neck and neck.
Activists Criticize Preckwinkle For Overstating Her Role In The Laquan McDonald Case"I'm saying she's trying to capitalize off this, man. I'm saying she's wrong. She's only doing this because she's in hot water with that (Ald. Ed) Burke situation. That's the only reason she's doing that."
Activists Target Aldermen For Payouts After The Van Dyke Verdict"They have not held the police accountable and hundreds of millions of dollars have been paid out in police lawsuits and police misconduct."
Laquan McDonald Shooting Video Changed Chicago's Policing PoliciesWhen Laquan McDonald was shot in October 2014, it took one year for the video to be released. When it was finally made public, it unleashed a storm of protests and change that resonates to this day.
Activist Says He Requested Police Dashcam Video Months Ago, Dismisses Transparency ClaimsA community activist has called out Chicago Police over claims of transparency after the release of video showing a woman tased by officers.