Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: Chicago Police

Chicago cop arrested for storming Capitol building

The charges against Officer Karol Chwiesiuk each carry up to a year in prison if convicted.

Chicago police need “overhaul” after foot chases led to Alvarez &...

“There is this real sense that Brown and Black lives, they don’t have the value that they should when Chicago police officers confront our youth.”

Former Chicago police sergeant sentenced to 13 years in federal prison

Hicks and his robbery crew stole thousands of dollars in cash, multi-kilogram quantities of cocaine, hundreds of pounds of marijuana, and several firearms.

Police under investigation after fatally shooting unarmed teen in back

According to Raye’s mother, Karonisha Ramsey, her son had called her a few hours before his death to tell her that he would be home for Thanksgiving dinner.

2 Officers Found Guilty of Sodomizing a Young Black Man are...

Despite being found guilty of raping Coffie with a screwdriver and lying under oath, the officers never served a jail sentence, and, perhaps most shockingly of all, 12 years later, both officers are still employed by the Chicago Police Department.

Chicago Police Accused of Operating CIA-style Black Site

The Chicago Police Department has recently been under scrutiny because of the way they are treating detainees. The CPD has been caught torturing people, denying access to defense attorneys, and using excessive force when questioning.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.