Tag: Chicago

Chicago Pays $3 Million Settlement for Police Shooting Death of Teen Holding iPhone Case Mistaken for Gun

Chicago Pays $3 Million Settlement for Police Shooting Death of Teen Holding iPhone Case Mistaken for Gun

Chicago will pay a $3 million settlement to the family of a teenager shot and killed while fleeing police on a busy street, claiming he had a black object in his hand that made them fear for their lives. The black object turned out to be an iPhone case. And surveillance cameras do ...
WATCH: Chicago Cop Stomps Shaquille O’Neal’s Head Into Pavement, Spurs Protests

WATCH: Chicago Cop Stomps Shaquille O’Neal’s Head Into Pavement, Spurs Protests

"Put the phone DOWN!" yelled the plainclothes Chicago cop at a witness, after stomping on Shaquille O'Neal's head while another officer wrestled with him on the ground, and lay atop of him. A one minute video of the incident was posted Monday by a bystander who recorded it on his cell ...
Illinois Cop Tells Disabled Man Photography is a Crime, Refuse to Take IA Report

Illinois Cop Tells Disabled Man Photography is a Crime, Refuse to Take IA Report

An Illinois cop was caught on video accusing a disabled man of being a criminal for recording, then denying his attempt to file an internal affairs complaint while trying to hide behind that state's struck-down, unconstitutional eavesdropping law, which the ACLU had overturned in 2012. ...