Activists had threatened civil disobedience if former officer Jason Stockley were not convicted, including possible efforts to shut down highways.
In newly released arrest reports, the officers said 18-year-old Saul Flores pointed a gun at them in the Belmont Central neighborhood.
Each of the three boys faces eight counts of attempted first-degree murder, as well as other, lesser charges.
The officers, who have not yet been identified, were with their families at the hospital and “doing quite well,” Johnson said.
It’s one of those videos where it’s hard to see what is happening, but shows just enough that people will be tempted to make their own judgment.
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.
Two newly released police reports in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Paul O’Neal differ in what they say about the teen’s actions while fleeing.
Bishop Larry Trotter offered his congregation some tips for dealing with police officers during a traffic stop.