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Lorenzo Davis awarded $2.8M after IPRA fired him for refusing to...

Crusader staff report Lorenzo Davis, the former supervisor of a police oversight agency that fired him after he refused to change his findings about police...

New Chicago police accountability agency launches Friday

By Diane Pathieu, abc7chicago.com A new agency tasked with investigating complaints about Chicago police abusing their authority is scheduled to launch Friday. But the Civilian...

Rahm Emanuel’s big speech and the future of Chicago

By Bill Kirkos, CNN Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday delivered what was one of the most important speeches of his second term. It addressed the...

Mayor to have too much power in new police plan

Chicago Crusader staff report Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan for police accountability gives him too much power for his police oversight plan to remain independent, according...

Shootings shake Chicago to its core

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Chicago police has shot another teenager, while gangs are allegedly planning to retaliate for his death. Murders are out of...

Mayor’s police oversight plan on hold again

Chicago Crusader staff report Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to change the Chicago Police Department has been delayed again after community leaders and residents voiced opposition...

Leaders urge officials to close Homan Square

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Saying Chicago is the epicenter of the urban crisis because of crime, the police and the judicial system, the Reverend...

Opposition builds against the police review panel

Chicago Crusader staff report Four months after Mayor Rahm Emanuel formed the Police Accountability Task Force amid angry protests, the organization recommended abolishing the police...

Hairston seeks to abolish police review panel

South Side Alderman Leslie Hairston (5th Ward) is introducing an ordinance that calls for the replacement of the Independent Police Review Authority by a...

Family Of Phillip Coleman Settles For $4.9M

By Desire Thompson, newsone.com The family of Philip Coleman, the man who died after being violently dragged from his cell by Chicago police in December...