Tag: chicago police department

Concerned by Allegations in Surviving R. Kelly, Judge Grants Emergency Motion to Inspect R&B Singer’s Studio

Performer R. Kelly performs his version of the national anthem before the Bernard Hopkins and Jermain Taylor undisputed world middleweight championship fight on December 3, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Jed Jacobsohn (Getty Images) Looks like someone by the self-given name of the Pied Piper is stepping in the […]

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What Is the Chicago Police Department Hiding? New Questions Surface Regarding Harith Augustus’ Death 

Screenshot: Chicago Police Department In an attempt to calm the ongoing outrage surrounding the shooting of Harith Augustus, on Sunday the Chicago Police Department released a portion of footage captured by body-worn cameras of the deadly incident. Instead of holding the CPD’s feet to the fire and asking more pointed questions, most of the media […]

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Chicago Neighborhood Explodes After Officer Kills Popular Black Barber; Police Say He Was ‘Exhibiting Characteristics’ of an Armed Person

Confrontation between protesters and Chicago police, July 14, 2018.Screenshot: Chicago Sun-Times A South Side Chicago neighborhood was the site of violent clashes between police and residents of a community where an officer fatally shot an African-American man on Saturday evening. Chicago activists have identified the man as Harith Augustus, better known as “Snoop,” a popular […]

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Jury Finds that Chicago Cop Acted ‘Reasonably’ in 2015 Fatal Shooting of Quintonio LeGrier

Bettie Jones and Quintonio LeGrierScreenshot: CBS Chicago Another cop has evaded repercussions after being involved in the fatal shooting of a black person. On Wednesday, a jury in Illinois determined that Chicago Officer Robert Rialmo acted “reasonably” when he fatally shot 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier in December 2015. That shooting also resulted in the death of […]

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