Lowell Houser, 57, was charged with one count of first-degree murder, Cook County court records show.
Jose Nieves, 38, was fatally shot by the 57-year-old officer, assigned to the mass transit unit, about 9:15 a.m. Monday.
Chicago taxpayers will spend $3 million to compensate the family of a 17-year-old shot to death by police while fleeing an alleged carjacking.
I face the threat of rogue police that my white colleagues and friends will never know. So does potentially every black male.
The officer who shot and killed two people last year was supposed to be on desk duty, but was mistakenly assigned to a unit that patrols parks.
Students from six public high schools in Thornton Township gathered for a joint assembly on how to more safely interact with law enforcement.