Tag Archives: Chicago

Chicago PD Faces Lawsuit Over Secretive ‘Predictive Policing’ Program By
Published in parntership with Shadowproof. Journalists in Chicago sued the city’s police department for refusing to release records that may reveal how officers produce computerized predictions on who will likely engage in gun...
Family Of Disabled Man Injured In Violent Immigration Raid Files Federal Lawsuit By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. The family of a father and resident of Chicago, who suffers from traumatic brain injury and paralysis sustained in a drive-by shooting, has sued Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the city of Chicago after he was detained...
ICE Agent Shoots American Citizen During Chicago Immigration Raid By
Belmont Cragin, IL — Answers must be demanded over the inexplicable shooting of a wholly innocent man in the Chicago area home he’s owned for decades, as ICE agents — ostensibly searching for the man’s adult son — opened fire on the homeowner despite children...
Alleged Chicago Assault Reignites Issue Of Hate Crimes Against Whites By
(ANALYSIS) — The meaning and enforcement of the Illinois hate-crimes statute seems destined for intense scrutiny with the arrest this week of four young black adults in Chicago in connection with the assault of a mentally disabled white man. The arrests by the Chicago...
Code Of Silence Took Ugly Turn In Chicago Police Corruption Case By
The Chicago Police Department fiercely covered up officer misconduct after it was exposed by two cops working with the FBI, according to a four-part investigation published by The Intercept on Thursday. A team of officers working in public housing developments in the South...
‘Shocking’ Video of Chicago Police Shooting Black Teen Released By
New video footage revealing the disturbing details of Chicago Police officers fatally shooting 18-year-old Paul O’Neal amid a stolen car chase were released Friday, with police preparing for “civil unrest” over it. “It is one of the most horrific things...
Hey ISIS, You Suck’: Say US Muslims With Giant Billboard By
What would the Prophet Muhammad think of the Islamic State group? Not much according to a non-profit US Muslim organisation that launched a poster campaign in the US this week. Sound Vision used a giant billboard in a suburb of Chicago, saying “ISIS sucks”, quoting...
Task Force Lambastes Chicago Police For Decades Of Systematic Racism By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. The Chicago Police Accountability Task Force released a report, which shows the deep and systemic problem of racism within the Chicago Police Department. Moreover, policies institutionalizing racism are not limited to the present...
Chicago Vets Are Keeping These Students Safe In Dangerous Neighborhoods By
Veterans in Chicago are keeping students safe in one of the most dangerous regions of Chicago by being present as the students walk to school. The Safe Passage Program, founded in 2011 by a non-profit organization called Leave No Veteran Behind (LNVB), has two purposes:...
ACLU: Chicago Police Monitoring Protest Groups ‘Unsettling’ By
CHICAGO  — The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois says reports of Chicago police monitoring peaceful protest groups is “unsettling” and is calling for City Council hearings. The group issued a Sunday statement responding to a Chicago Sun-Times report...