Laquan McDonald

Chicago's Rep. Bobby Rush introduces legislation to mandate the proper use of police body cameras and dash cams.

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson is recommending that seven police officers be fired for filing false reports in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald. The city’s inspector general and outside counsel also reviewed reports, along with videos and other evidence, and found that the officers involved violated Rule 14 of the Chicago Police Department’s Rules […]

City officials and community leaders are fearing the worst, saying that the heightened gun violence will only increase over the summer

A recent Chicago Tribune investigation has documented more than a dozen examples in which officers within the Chicago Police Department have given false testimony, but experienced few, if any, repercussions. As a result of this, police officers have been able to testify in court with little fear of prosecution or discipline. The U.S. Department of Justice is currently conducting […]

Jeff Asher, a crime analyst and contributor to FiveThirtyEight.com, joined Roland Martin on Wednesday's edition of NewsOne Now to discuss Chicago's spike in crime.

The excessive spending of a former president coupled with politicians inability to pass a budget has left CSU in danger of closing.

The city of Chicago has begun a $5.5 million payout of reparations to nearly 60 individuals who were tortured by the police in the 1970s and 1980s.

Former Officer Jason Van Dyke has been indicted on 6 counts of murder and one count of official misconduct in the death of Laquan McDonald.

Carolyn Walker-Diallo is the new civil judge for the 7th Municipal District at the Brooklyn Borough Hall in New York.

The executive board of the Black Youth Project 100 (BYP) has suspended the membership of one of it's leaders after a young woman came forth to share her experience with sexual assault.

Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, pleaded not guilty Monday before being placed on a $1.5 million bond.