We get so confused sometimes : The city of Chicago is on pace to surpass 800 carjacking incidents this year — more than double the number in 2014 and 2015 combined. “It’s brutal out here,” one Chicago police official tells CBS 2.2 Investigator [...]Show More Summary
Asshole : Former Chicago police Sgt. Eddie Hicks was arrested in Detroit Tuesday morning, nearly 15 years after he fled on the eve of trial on federal drug conspiracy charges.Hicks, 68, has been the subject of an international manhunt since 2003, according to the FBI. Show More Summary
A former Chicago police sergeant wanted on federal drug and conspiracy charges has been arrested in Detroit after 15 years on the run. The FBI announced Eddie Hicks was arrested … Click to Continue »
McCarthy, who was fired in the wake of the killing of Laquan McDonald by Chicago Police in 2014, has increased his public profile since his departure. [ more › ]
Activists and Jenkins’ family have demanded a federal probe into Jenkins’ death after Rosemont police released hotel surveillance footage of her last movements.
Three members of one family have been awarded nearly $5 million by a federal jury that concluded a Chicago police officer used excess force when he shot them while investigating … Click to Continue »
Family and friends of Kenneka Jenkins, a teenager found dead last week in the freezer of a Chicago-area hotel, want the FBI to investigate after local police said they don’t suspect foul play.
The family of Kenneka Jenkins—the Chicago teenager found dead in a hotel walk-in freezer—is calling for a federal investigation into her death, as unanswered questions remain in a mysterious case that has lit up social media. Police in Rosemont released surveillance footage from the Crowne Plaza...
On Friday, Rosemont Police released a surveillance video to the public showing the teenager wandering alone in a deserted kitchen area of the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel.
Chicago police say four people were shot and killed while sitting in a car, including a woman who investigators believe was pregnant. Police say the attack happened Friday night on the city's southwest side in Brighton Park, when one or more people in an SUV opened fire on the car,...
Police released surveillance video Friday from a Rosemont hotel where a Chicago teen was found dead in a freezer over the weekend. Also released were police dispatch audio files–including the apparent moment an officer found 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins‘ body in the freezer.’ The nearly 36 hours of footage shows Jenkins on the night of her Read More
Last year in Chicago: Among the Sun-Times’ findings, based on a review of police and Cook County medical examiner’s reports, court files and interviews: • The vast majority of those killed in Chicago in the first half of this year — 90 percent —died from a gunshot wound. • Seventy-two percent were African-American men, their […]
Earlier today, Chicago community activist Andrew Holmes told the press that he had viewed the surveillance footage and saw Kenneka walk into a freezer alone (click HERE if you missed that). Police later released the video footage to Kenneka’s mother, who states that she did not authorize Holmes to act on her behalf. Show More Summary
The new agency that will investigate shootings by Chicago police and allegations of police misconduct is set to open its doors. The Civilian Office of Police Accountability holds a ceremony … Click to Continue »
Making another appearance in the Jackson Divorce trial: Before Sandi and Jesse Jackson Jr. drag former Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and a seeming cast of thousands into their divorce case, let's find out what the Jacksons...Show More Summary
The Chicago Sun-Times published a blistering editorial Wednesday night, denying a police union’s demand that effectively told the newspaper’s reporters to stop doing their job. “Chicago needs a great police force,” the board wrote. On...Show More Summary
Protestors stormed the streets of Chicago to demand justice for a 19-year-old teen who was found dead in a hotel’s freezer, with demonstrators accusing police of not doing enough to track her down after she was reported missing by her … More » The post Chicago Teen’s Death Sparks Protests As Investigation Continues appeared first on EveryJoe.
"You keep the city safe. We’ll keep the city informed," wrote the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board in response to the union.
Few men loom larger in the annals of American torture than Jon Burge. For 19 years, Burge and his “midnight crew” rounded up men and women on Chicago’s south side, brought them to the sort of dingy interrogation room that was already a TV show cliche before the internet was invented, and wired them up […]
Kenneka Jenkins, 19, died after attending a party. While the police try to determine what happened, social media users are mining videos for clues.