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Fate of officers in McDonald case rest with Police Board

Chicago Crusader staff report The future of seven officers who are accused of lying to cover up the brutal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is...

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...

Cop who killed Rekia Boyd resigns before possible termination

By J. Coyden Palmer Like a coward who shoots over his shoulder from a car into an unarmed crowd, former Chicago Police Detective Dante...

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...

Dorothy Brown prevails again

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Before a standing-room only of mostly African-American community activists, ministers and members of the Black Lives Matter movement, Cook County...

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...

Anita Alvarez asks for special prosecutor in Laquan McDonald murder case

By Jessica D'Onofrio , Leah Hope and Tanja Babich, abc7chicago.com Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez asked Thursday to be recused from the Laquan McDonald...

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...

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...