A26-year-old Chicago woman is facing felony charges for firing warning shots into the air after witnessing the death of her fiancé. Ashley Harrison and the father of her two children, Garvin Whitmore, were traveling from their home in Aurora, Illinois to Chicago to pick up Harrison’s aunt. When they stopped at a traffic light, an unidentified man with a […]
The summer in Chicago has already gotten off to a deadly start, with gun violence claiming the lives of five and injuring nearly 60. According to the Chicago Tribune, there have been 1,400 shooting victims so far this year and 2016 is just about to reach its midway point. But what can be done to curb […]
A Chicago judge wants Mayor Rahm Emanuel to testify about the police department’s code of silence, but attorneys for the city would rather settle than have the embattled mayor take the stand.
While most high school seniors live for the last few weeks of school that include prom, bittersweet goodbyes and graduation, one student won’t be able to walk down memory lane.
The Chicago Police Board was going to hold an evidentiary hearing on misconduct charges against Dante Servin, the cop who shot and killed Rekia Boyd in 2012. But days before the hearing, Servin resigned. With no hearing on the docket, the Police Board must withdraw all charges against the ex-cop. Subsequently, he will get to keep his pension.
The June 2014 incident occurred after the patient reportedly assaulted Chicago Police Officer Clauzell Gause. Later, the 40-year-old officer was captured on video at Jackson Park Hospital attacking the patient, whose hands were cuffed behind his back
The 13-year-old in question pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. Cook County judge, Cynthia Ramirez, ordered the unnamed suspect to remain in custody during proceedings and denied a request for electronic monitoring.
A young man who tried to escape violence in Chicago was tragically shot dead. Lee McCollum was featured in the CNN documentary ‘Chicagoland,’ and had a promising future.
On May 8, a body was discovered at 5400 S. Lake Shore Drive. It took a few days, but the body was identified as that of Monye, Chicago Police Department spokeswoman Officer Nicole Trainor told NewsOne.