The trial is set for April 15 and is expected to last two to three weeks.
One sticking point in the negotations is whether or not the CPD should be required to document each time officers point their guns at someone.
Daniel McCormack will be confined to a detention facility in downstate Rushville, where he has been since 2009.
Judge Maura Slattery-Boyle ruled Wednesday that Marilyn Hartman is fit to stand trial and allowed her to be transferred to a private facility.
It’s still unclear where the trial will be held. Jason Van Dyke’s attorneys want it held outside Cook County.
According to a lawsuit filed last week by Loyola, Lamont Cathey racked up another $500,000 tab since he was dropped off at the hospital in April.
A new program is bringing young elementary students of color into the Leighton Criminal Courthouse to learn the ins and outs of a legal career.
Jordan Hill, 20, receives 8-year prison sentence on hate crime and kidnapping charges in an racially-charged assault that captured national attention.
Judge Celia Gamrath dismissed the lawsuit for technical reasons rather than the constitutional claim made by lawyers, who said they’ll appeal.
Judge Timothy Joyce noted that Demario Bailey and his brother had been good kids who had avoided trouble, and the three defendants had been under 18.
Lawyers for the police officer charged with the murder of Laquan McDonald say there’s no way he can get a fair trial in front of Cook County jurors.
“I already have a frame picked out because I’m going to hang it up,” Clarissa Glenn said. “. . . I didn’t think it was ever going to happen for me.”
Anthony McDaniels’s conviction on a gun charge is the latest case to be overturned based on the involvement of corrupt CPD officers.