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Where will the Laquan McDonald trial be held?

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader After an all-day hearing, Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan announced he will make a decision on the location of the...

Trial for three cops in Laquan McDonald case pushed back

Crusader Staff Report A Cook County judge has pushed back the trial of three Chicago police officers charged with covering up the Laquan McDonald shooting...

Judge rules Jason Van Dyke must appear in court during murder...

By Leah Hope, abcchicago.com The Chicago police officer accused in the murder of Laquan McDonald must continue showing up in court for hearings in the...

Chicago cop in Laquan McDonald shooting faces new charges

By Joe Vince, patch.com Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke faces new charges in connection with the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Sun-Times...

Attorneys for cop who killed Laquan McDonald want charges dropped

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Lawyers for Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Black...

Citizens speak out on rights violations

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Nearly 200 angry citizens voiced their concerns regarding Chicago police behavior during the third of four public meetings...

Honored Laquan McDonald activist launches campaign 

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader William Calloway, the activist whose persistence led to the release of the infamous Laquan McDonald police video, has started a...

Preckwinkle’s ‘power grab’ seeks to make Clerk Brown’s position appointed

By Chinta Strausberg A resolution being introduced Wednesday by Republican Cook County Commissioner Peter N. Silvestri petitioning the General Assembly and the governor to change...

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...

A new report finds Chicago cops have no regard for the...

By Zayda Rivera, bet.com Historically the Chicago police force, the third largest in the country, has alienated Blacks and Hispanics for decades through excessive force...