“If Laquan McDonald hadn’t been killed and they’d elected to charge him with a crime, we would still be waiting to see that video.”
We listened to all 18 hours of it so you don’t have to.
The man was one of two who received stiff penalties for contempt from Judge Vincent Gaughan recently.
Also, Chicago is one of Amazon’s 20 finalists for its second North American headquarters.
Critics say Mayor 1 Percent’s rhetoric doesn’t line up with the policies he’s enacting.
Also, a judge has banned Dennis Hastert from unsupervised contact with minors and porn.
Also, Jason Van Dyke’s lawyer makes tone-deaf comparison to torture of three black sharecroppers.
Also, Michigan Avenue Black Friday protests smaller than in recent years.
The CPS boss apologizes for an invoice change he previously said he didn’t recall—after being shown proof of the change.
A Q&A with prolific Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi about his new book that tells the full story of the Eric Garner case that helped spark the Black Lives Matters movement.
Also, Rahm Emanuel says Trump is trying to distract Americans from important issues like the North Korea crisis.
Also, Hispanics are now the second-largest racial/ethnic group in Chicago.
Also, a judge has sealed Jason Van Dyke’s statements to IPRA about Laquan McDonald shooting.
Also, the Field Museum is giving Sue her own private suite.
Also, prompted by the highly unpopular pop tax, Cook County commissioner Richard Boykin is mulling a 2018 run against board president Toni Preckwinkle.