Laquan McDonald

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

Lawyers for officer Jason Van Dyke, who is charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan Mcdonald, requested a dismissal of the criminal case Tuesday. A judge also approved the release of Mcdonald's juvenile records to the lawyers.

Many are outraged that an officer under investigation for fatal shootings was returned to street duty. Officials claim it was a mistake.

Chicago's police chief said a climate of fear over protests makes cops reluctant to use their gun. That endangers their lives and public safety.

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 […]

As the election season ramps up with the topic of policing in minority communities front and center, we thought it imperative to bring you new details regarding the investigations surrounding the tragic deaths that still haunt the nation.

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

Arguing that her recent election loss could complicate an already complex investigation, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has recused herself from prosecuting the Laquan McDonald case, reports the Chicago Tribune. Alvarez, who released a statement Thursday, said “the interests of justice after she lost the election would best be served by having an independent prosecutor […]

The Chicago Fraternal Order of Police has hired the officer charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, sparking outrage among activists and community leaders, according to CNN.

The petition, filed this week in a Cook County Circuit court, seeks to have Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez removed from the case due to her connection with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).

The report notes that police officials last month blamed the unavailability of audio in 80 percent of dash cam videos on officer error and “intentional destruction.”

Roland Martin talks to Pastor Corey Brooks of Chicago about the boycott of Mayor Rahm Emmanuel‘s prayer breakfast in light of the suspected corruption around…