Protest organizers are hoping the rise of Donald Trump will boost attendance at Magnificent Mile demonstrations that have become a holiday tradition.
Are the four indicted officers scapegoats or low-hanging fruit in this case?
In a statement Tuesday morning, Special Prosecutor Patricia Brown Holmes said the grand jury, impaneled in November 2016, has been discharged.
Sneed is told former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger is planning to run for commissioner of the Water Reclamation District.
Judge Patricia Banks is the former presiding judge of the Elder Law & Miscellaneous Remedies Division.
And yet, we stand proudly, pledging allegiance. Embracing the contradiction amid democracy’s malfeasance.
Rahm Emanuel was moving on after Sharon Fairley stunned police reformers — and created a political crisis for the mayor by disclosing plans to resign.
“There’s a difference between an athlete wearing their uniform [and kneeling] and a police officer who is paid by the public who’s wearing theirs.”
Lawyers for Chicago Police Officer Marco Proano say the shadow of another notorious police prosecution seemed to loom over Proano’s case.
Mike Rendina is leaving his $180,000-a-year job as senior adviser to the mayor for a private sector job he is still finalizing and would not discuss.
“If they don’t want to do something, either step back for a special prosecutor, or indict,” Emmett Farmer said.
Judge Vincent Gaughan ordered sealed an audio recording and transcript of an interview Van Dyke gave to IPRA after he shot Laquan McDonald, 17.
Former CPD Officer Gildardo Sierra shot and killed Flint Farmer in the back as the unarmed man fled from Sierra and his partner in June 2011.
Special prosecutor Patricia Brown Holmes on Tuesday said “several individuals names” came up as the grand jury continues its investigation.
Ousted Chicago Public Schools principal Troy LaRaviere, one of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s most vociferous critics, is exploring a mayoral run in 2019.