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Mayor hires former Washington DC crony to defend his administration

Chicago taxpayers will pay Washington, DC rates for the defense of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the CPD in the handling of the Laquan McDonald murder case. http://www.ibtimes.com/political-capital/rahm-emanuel-hires-former-clinton-administration-ally-defend-chicago-federal-probe ... Read more

State’s Atty. Alvarez asks FBI to join investigation of fatal police shooting of 2

Given Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s involvement in the cover-up of the Laquan McDonald murder and the FBI’s involvement in the framing of the Austin Seven, what is to make us believe that this is nothing more than another cover-up? http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-states-atty-alvarez-asks-fbi-to-join-investigation-of-fatal-police-shooting-of-2-20151231-story.html ... Read more

Mayor of Chicago Announces Measures to Curb Use of Deadly Force by the Police

Judging from past history, promises of reform of the CPD by the Mayor’s office have no credibility. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/31/us/mayor-rahm-emanuel-announces-measures-to-curb-use-of-deadly-force-by-chicago-police.html ... Read more

Jason Van Dyke, Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald, Pleads Not Guilty

As we saw in Cleveland yesterday, the judicial system in the U.S. is racist. Will it be any different this time, even if the Justice Department steps in? http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/30/us/laquan-mcdonald-shooting-chicago.html ... Read more