The modern-day surveillance was an extension of a previous plan; according to the Sun-Times, the police department has been monitoring the actions of Black liberation groups since Michael Brown — an unarmed Black teenager — was fatally shot by White police officer Darren Wilson.
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently said he would force Mexico to create a border wall that would halt billions of dollars Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. send back to their native country.
The family of Philip Coleman, a man who died in the hands of Chicago police in December 2012, has received an undisclosed settlement for his death.
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.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has tapped respected law enforcement veteran Charles Ramsey to help direct civil rights reforms in the city’s beleaguered police department, according to the Chicago Tribune.
April Goggans stood silently holding a sign that read, “16 shots and a cover up #LaquanMcDonald #ResignRahm,” according to CNN.
After backlash against police-involved shootings, Chicago officers are making dramatically fewer investigative stops and confiscating fewer guns as murders and shootings have increased so far this year, DNAinfo Chicago reports.
Gov. Bruce Rauner’s statement may seem like a dig, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel would likely be protected from the recall even if the bill passed the governor’s desk.
Jordan Marsh, senior corporation counsel for the city, resigned after a judge ordered a new case in a wrongful death lawsuit.
The emails show that the mayor’s staff was “scrambling” on how to deal with and react to the shooting, especially when the media and community activists began ringing the alarm.