An entire family of six was found dead in their Chicago-area home this week, including 10 and 13-year-old boys, The Chicago Tribune reports.
The criticism against the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois began in January when the non-profit organization teamed up with the Chicago Police Department to monitor police stops with the help of contact cards and thorough reports on incidents between officers and civilians.
A jury deliberated for just over two hours Saturday, finding 27-year-old Donnell Flora guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated battery in the death of Endia Martin.
The officer who shot and killed Black Chicago teen Quintonio LeGrier is planning to file a lawsuit against the estate of LeGrier. Citing emotional stress and assault, the news was delivered via Officer Robert Rialmo’s attorney on Thursday. Chicago outlet WGN spoke with Rialmo’s attorney Joel Brodsky, who confirmed his client’s aims in filing the suit in […]
Before Chicago officers fatally shot unarmed Quintonio LeGrier last month, the 19-year-old dialed 911 pleading for police assistance, according to The Chicago Sun-Times.
In the face of a $480 million budget gap, an estimated 200 Chicago Public Schools employees are expected to receive pink slips in the latest round of belt-tightening at the nation’s fourth largest school district.
It’s important for us to remember that El Chapo’s biggest impact on today’s world, whether the nation wants to admit it or not, is destroying communities in one of our most treasured cities — Chicago.
The city of Chicago and its police force has been under heavy scrutiny, most especially since the release of footage showing the fatal shooting of 17-year-old LaQuan McDonald. Now, a new video of a police shooting has emerged involving another Black 17-year-old boy. The New York Times reports: For the second time in recent months, […]
More revelations in the Laquan McDonald police shooting case continue to come to light, alluding to a cover-up orchestrated by city officials in Chicago. Attorneys for the McDonald family claim Chicago police pressured eyewitnesses to alter their statements about what they saw the night officer Jason Van Dyke brutally gunned down the 17-year-old Chicago native. Justin Glawe of The Daily Beast reported: McDonald’s attorneys […]
Over the weekend alone, seven people were killed while 30 were wounded.