Chicago Police officer Stomps on Suspect’s Head During Arrest

Chicago, IL – Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson placed an officer on desk duty Tuesday after a video emerged that appears to show the officer kicking a suspect in the head during an arrest. Read more

Chicago – Justice Department To Investigate Chicago Police

Chicago – The Justice Department is expected to announce this week a civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department similar to probes of police departments in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri. Read more

Chicago Mayor Fires Police Chief In Wake Of Video Release

Chicago’s top cop is out.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the news during a Tuesday afternoon news conference about Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, whom Emanuel hired shortly before his 2011 inauguration. Read more

Burger King Manager Says Cops Deleted Video In Laquan McDonald Shooting

A Chicago Burger King manager who accuses police of erasing surveillance video in the case of a black teenager shot last year by a white officer said Saturday he testified before a federal grand jury investigating the shooting. Read more

Chicago Charges officer In Black Teen’s Death, Releases Video of Shooting

CHICAGO – A white Chicago policeman was charged with murdering a black teenager on Tuesday, hours before authorities released a graphic video showing the youth walking away from officers as he is shot 16 times. Read more