Category: Chicago PD

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 ...
Chicago Cop Plans on Suing Estate of Teen He Killed Because He was Left with Emotional Distress

Chicago Cop Plans on Suing Estate of Teen He Killed Because He was Left with Emotional Distress

The Chicago police officer who shot and killed a teenager wielding a baseball bat along with an innocent bystander last month plans to sue the teen's estate because of the emotional distress he has suffered since killing them both. Robert Rialmo, who has been on the force for three ye ...
Chicago Police Admit They “Accidentally” Shot and Killed Woman While Trying to Shoot and Kill Teen for “Lunging”

Chicago Police Admit They “Accidentally” Shot and Killed Woman While Trying to Shoot and Kill Teen for “Lunging”

Adding to tensions that have reached a boiling point in the Windy City, Chicago police admitted they "accidentally" shot and killed a 55-year-old woman while trying to kill a 19-year-old man early Saturday morning. But police expressed their "deepest condolences" to the family of Bett ...
Chicago Police Kill Middle-Aged Woman While Responding to Call About Teenage Man, Whom They Also Killed

Chicago Police Kill Middle-Aged Woman While Responding to Call About Teenage Man, Whom They Also Killed

Responding to a domestic violence call about about a teenage man threatening to hurt his father with a baseball bat, Chicago police arrived and shot a middle-aged woman dead after she opened the door to let them inside. Then they shot the teenager dead. Neither one of them was arme ...
Chicago Prosecutors Take Legal Action Against Mother of Man They Killed After She Voiced Outrage

Chicago Prosecutors Take Legal Action Against Mother of Man They Killed After She Voiced Outrage

Chicago prosecutors are taking the mother of Ronald Johnson to court, accusing her of communicating threats against the officer that killed her son. Chicago police officer George Hernandez killed Johnson during a foot pursuit in October 2014 by shooting him in the back. Officers on ...
Chicago Police Refuse to Release Video of Police Shooting Because it Could “Inflame the Public”

Chicago Police Refuse to Release Video of Police Shooting Because it Could “Inflame the Public”

Cedrick Chatman, a 17-year-old black male, was shot to death by a Chicago police officer in January of 2013. Now, almost three years later, the city of Chicago refuses to release police video of the incident. Police claim that Chatman, a carjacking suspect, pointed a dark object at ...