(Reuters) - Chicago police have made an arrest in the fatal, gang-related shooting of a 9-year-old boy earlier this month, a department spokesman wrote on Twitter on Friday.
Laquan McDonald was one of 19 men killed by the Chicago Police Department last year. As national media turns its attention to the city following the release of video showing McDonald being killed in what prosecutors say was an act of...Show More Summary
Some of Chicago’s most prominent black leaders called for a Justice Department investigation into the Police Department and its handling of a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times last year.
Laquan McDonald was shot to death by Officer Jason Van Dyke of the Chicago Police Department on October 20, 2014. On November 24, 2015, the department was finally forced to release its dashboard camera footage of the shooting, after losing a court battle to keep it private. Here are the upsetting numbers behind McDonald's death. 3: The length,...
The freelance journalist who sued the Chicago Police Department to release the disturbing video of Laquan McDonald's fatal shooting was not allowed into Tuesday night's press conference. [ more › ]
Last night, the Chicago Police Department released footag e of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old black boy, to death. McDonald had a small knife, but was moving away from Van Dyke at a safe distance and posed no threat. Show More Summary
The freelance journalist whose lawsuit forced the Chicago Police Department to release video of a fatal police shooting of a black teenager says he was barred from attending a news conference with the mayor and police superintendentShow More Summary
The Chicago Police Department was forced to release a video today—one that they went to court to keep from publicly releasing—of the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. He was shot last October by Officer Jason Van Dyke. Despite the fact that Mr. McDonald fell to the ground after being shot once by Officer Van Dyke, Van Dyke […]
Anyone want to guess the number of applicants they've gotten that would require them to extend the deadline an extra 30 days? The Chicago Police Department is extending the time period within which potential applicants may apply to join the police department. Show More Summary
Chicago Police Release Footage Of Laquan McDonald Shooting Well, the Chicago Police Department said that the video footage would be made public today, and they delivered right on schedule. The officer who shot Laquan McDonald 16 times, resulting in
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer. (All times local): 8:30 p.m. Hundreds of protesters are gathered outside a Chicago Police Department building amid demonstrations afterShow More Summary
CNN host Wolf Blitzer questioned whether Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a teen, merely as an attempt to avoid potential violence. The Chicago Police Department announced Tuesday that Van Dyke will face first degree murder charges in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald. Show More Summary
Protesters immediately took to the streets in Chicago after the police department released video of an officer repeatedly shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
With the release of this video, we suggest anyone living in and around Chicago 'brace' for potential social unrest. The Chicago Police Department has released video footage of the officer-involved shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was struck 16 times during a confrontation with officers. Show More Summary
The Chicago Police Department tonight released video showing Officer Jason Van Dyke repeatedly shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
The city of Chicago plans to release the police video of the Laquan McDonald shooting Tuesday afternoon, coinciding with a 4:30 p.m. news conference at Chicago Police Department headquarters, according to sources familiar with the decision. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago police Superintendent Garry...
The Chicago Police Department ordered most of its force into uniform and warned them of potentially longer hours and canceled days off as the city prepares to release a video of Officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The plan is not unprecedented and similar plans...
Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has recommended that Detective Dante Servin be fired for the fatal off-duty shooting of Rekia Boyd in 2012, a department spokesman confirmed Monday night. Servin will now face administrative charges from McCarthy and the case will be heard before the...
The Chicago Police Department filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit over information about a secret cellular tracking system, arguing that some of the information is exempt from being disclosed to the public. CPD defended its secrecy around the use of cell site simulators Monday in front of Judge...
Sure thing Jesse, Rahm will get right on that: Reverend Jesse Jackson is calling for a shake-up in the Chicago Police Department as it prepares to follow a judge’s order and release the dash-board video of a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times last year. Show More Summary