BENSENVILLE, Ill. – Authorities are on the scene of a suburban golf course after a body was discovered there this morning. Police say the body of a 37-year-old woman was discovered at the White Pines Country Club around 8:15 a.m. Police...Show More Summary
Simon Balto has a rejoinder to Donald Trump’s fearmongering call to institute stop and frisk policing in Chicago. See, Chicago has a long history with this. It’s not a good history. Legally constructed in the 1960s, stop-and-frisk was forged in a political moment that, much like our own, was governed by racial fears and anxieties, […]
After dash-cam video footage of Laquan McDonald’s shooting was finally released to the public in 2015 ? more than a year after the 17-year-old died at the hands of police ? rapper Vic Mensa took to the streets of Chicago in protest.Show More Summary
Donald J. Trump suggested "Stop and Frisk" as a means to help get guns off the streets of places like Chicago that are experiencing upticks in gun violence. Hillary Clinton touted police reform as a way to help race relations.
A boycott that gains some traction : Peter Fabbri was one of the hardest workers at Matt Lativsky's coating business in the western suburbs.He's also the main reason Lativsky no longer wants to visit downtown Chicago after police say...Show More Summary
We're number one! The federal probe into the Chicago Police Department is ongoing, but results could come soon, US. Attorney Zachary Fardon said Monday. “We’re not done yet, but we’re working at a record pace,” Fardon told the City Club of Chicago.In December, the U.S. Show More Summary
Donald Trump’s has advocated stop-and-frisk policing in Chicago, but the city's history is a cautionary tale when it comes to that policy
On crime, Trump goes directly to law and order. Touting police endorsements helps him with his base. Going after Chicago and Obama is a nice move. Lester Holt showing some overt hostility to Trump on the issue of stop-and-frisk. Ultimately I think this is a winning issue for Trump. Show More Summary
A Chicago priest, Octavio Munoz, has been arrested for the possession of child pornography. Questions have been raised about how long the church knew. The post Priest Charged With Possessing Child Porn, Church Waited To Report Him To Police appeared first on CrimeFeed.
DNAinfo Chicago reports: Why are so many police dashcam videos silent? Chicago Police Department officers stashed microphones in their squad car glove boxes. They pulled out batteries. Microphone antennas got busted or went missing. And sometimes, dashcam systems didn’t have any microphones at all, DNAinfo Chicago has learned. Show More Summary
The city of Chicago is proposing to add nearly 1,000 more personnel to the Chicago Police Department over the next two years in an attempt to tackle the overwhelming gun violence plaguing the South and West sides of the city. The increase in police power is one of several proposals from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Show More Summary
Chicago is beginning to make much-needed reforms to its police department
Not for office.....at least not yet: Mayor Rahm Emanuel is out for a three-mile run this morning with some Chicago police recruits. This comes just after he delivered a major policy speech Thursday evening with his plan to combat Chicago’s growing problem with street violence. Show More Summary
An Illinois man with a felony conviction on his record has been taken into custody after he was accused of handing a 12-year-old child a gun and requesting he shoot him, reports CBS Chicago. According to the Round Lake Park Police Department, Armond M. Meyers, 43 is being held over the incident in...
We'd almost believe this was a made up article - except the Department of Aviation Police in Chicago have been told the same thing: The Los Angeles Police Commission wants LAPD police officers to run away when a suspect confronts them...Show More Summary
Mayor gives major anti-crime policy speech amid a spike in murders and shootings as police seek to re-build trust with community
Donald, you're a few months (or years) late - Rahm already fired that guy: Donald Trump on Thursday said Chicago needs to employ controversial “stop-and-frisk” police practices to stem violence, continuing his critique of policing here...Show More Summary
Police in Chicago allege that three young men, all under the age of 18, followed through on a savage plan to sexually assault, then rob a 30-year-old Rosemoor resident. According to a report from FOX 32, the group of teenagers, including 16-year-old Dawon Russell and two others, aged 12 and 15, broke into Monique Isaiah’s... Show More Summary
"The mayor... has no plans to address the conditions of poverty, lack of affordable housing, food insecurity, underfunded schools, lack of access to healthcare and unemployment." [ more › ]