In a legal victory for the Chicago police, a certificate of innocence (COI) granted in early April to convicted murderer Arnold Day has been vacated by the same Cook County judge who originally granted it.
Chicago police continue to battle the media’s guilt by association fixation over the attendance of a handful of “white nationalists” at the FOP’s April 1 demonstration against Cook County prosecutor Kim Foxx.
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx recused herself from the prosecution of a former Foxx campaign worker and “anti-police activist” who has been charged with striking two Chicago police officers at a demonstration this past July.
A lawyer for a group of Chicago police officers has filed a petition requesting a special prosecutor in the case of an “anti-police activist” and campaign worker for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, charged with battery of two of the officers.
The president of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police has demanded that Congressman Bobby Rush (D-Ill) retract a comment he made at a rally last weekend in support of Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx that the FOP “is the sworn enemy of black people.”
The voting record of a former Chicago news anchor, who recently took a full-time slot with a progressive radio station, is in lockstep with most political journalists in Illinois and their allegiance to the Democratic Party.
A witness who testified at union leader Jerry Morrison’s battery trial that Morrison did not strike off-duty Chicago police officer David DiSanti in June of last year was not present when the alleged attack occurred, a source told the Chicago City Wire.
After a 20-minute trial, Cook County Judge Donald Panarese Jr. on Wednesday found powerful Illinois union leader Jerry Morrison not guilty of a misdemeanor battery charge against an off-duty Chicago police officer.
Jerry Morrison, executive director of the deep-pocketed, politically influential Service Employees International Union (SEIU), is scheduled to appear in Cook County Court on Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor battery involving an off-duty Chicago police officer.
For free enterprise champion Tom DeWeese, a federal complaint filed last month seeking to wrest control over the locations of proposed affordable housing developments from Chicago’s aldermen is part of an ongoing, orchestrated assault on private property across the country.
A 19-year-old college freshman, David Krupa, could be on the verge of accomplishing what many older, more experienced politicians have failed at over decades: putting a chink in the armor of the Madigan political machine.
A provision in a tentative contract reached between the Acero charter school network and the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) will prohibit the school from collecting and distributing information about the immigration status of students, teachers and families, and restricts access by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to schools except by court order, a CTU lawyer told the Associated Press. The contract, which ended a four-day strike, also includes raises for teachers and staff annually over the next four years and a shorter school year and school day.
The Chicago Police Department (CPD) says it’s adding an “additional shift” to its SWAT force, giving the city around-the-clock protection against acts of terrorism, hostage takings and other public-safety crises demanding a rapid police response.
Democrats have no historic or political grounds to support their campaign rhetoric that Republicans will cast aside insurance coverage for those with pre-existing conditions if they remain in power in Washington, D.C.
The hallucinogenic drug phencyclidine, or PCP, in Laquan McDonald’s system was a significant factor in what eventually led to his 2014 shooting death by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, drug recognition experts say.