Video released Thursday shows that 13-year-old Adam Toledo was unarmed and raising his hands when he was killed by police.
Cities in Wisconsin with the highest numbers of Black residents tend to spend more on policing than others. Those police forces are also a lot whiter than the cities they serve.
Thirteen and a half hours of broadcasts on looting leave a day of impressions without a trace.
Vindication for Laquan McDonald doesn’t mean justice for majority of police shooting victims.
“You ain’t seen no gangsters like this city’s aldermen.”
Proano never faced criminal charges for fatally shooting 19-year-old Niko Husband, whose family is still seeking justice.
The whole world saw Van Dyke shoot Laquan McDonald. Now the lawyers of R. Kelly, Rod Blagojevich, and countless murder suspects consider what’s left to argue.
A debate has emerged as more and more videos show victims bleeding to death before an ambulance arrives.
Videos released by the Independent Police Review Authority don’t capture the shooting, but reveal a tumultuous aftermath.
Stephon Watts’s family is still searching for justice.
On a summer night in 2011, Chicago police officer Marco Proano fatally shot 19-year-old Niko Husband outside a dance party. The Independent Police Review Authority said the shooting was justified. Then a civil jury took up the case.
The mother of five and the distraught teenager were shot and killed by police officer Robert Rialmo, according to a Reader analysis of internal police records and publicly available scanner audio.
For blacks with mental illness, the odds of coming away unscathed from an encounter with police are stacked overwhelmingly against them.
Is Chicago more complacent than other big cities?
Officer Weems recants, and it’s news to the Tribune five months later.