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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and top police brass have responded to surveillance video showing several officers relaxing in U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush’s office while looters were ravaging several businesses nearby. Lightfoot held a special news conference on Thursday, June 11, 2020, to report some information that she had received that left her “enraged.” Rush shared…

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The Chicago police superintendent has been fired just weeks before he planned to retire. According to the Chicago Tribune and CBS Chicago, Superintendent Eddie Johnson was fired by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot after he reportedly lied to her about why he was found passed out in his parked car at a stop sign with the…

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Embattled actor Jussie Smollett’s past transgressions are coming back to haunt him at the most inopportune time. The “Empire” star previously gave false information to police when he was busted for drunk driving just more than a decade ago, CNN reports. This information comes to light as Smollett is currently being accused by Chicago police…

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When the two Nigerian brothers involved in the alleged pseudo beat down of Jussie Smollett were arrested upon their return to the United States from West Africa, the entire trajectory and direction of the Chicago Police Department’s investigation changed dramatically. Because of what the brothers shared with investigators, Smollett has escalated from sympathetic victim to…

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The case involving an alleged attack on “Empire” star  Jussie Smollett continues to unfold. The latest development comes shortly after two men were arrested and questioned in connection with the incident, which remains under investigation. The 36-year-old actor required hospital treatment after a suspected racist and homophobic attack in Chicago last month, and the two…

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News of the assault on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett swept through social media as a viral storm. According to Smollett, he was assaulted by two men after he left a local Subway restaurant in Chicago. The men wore ski masks and according to Smollett said, “Aren’t you that f—t ‘Empire’ n—–?” and yelled “This is…

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More bad press for the Chicago Police Department. This time the CPD find themselves having to explain how and why they managed to send an 82-year-old great grandmother to the hospital after allegedly raiding her home by mistake. According to ABC 7 Chicago, the incident happened earlier this week when police were issued a warrant…

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Perhaps with a chance to dispel some of the myths surrounding both Chicago and law enforcement, new reality show “Married to the Law” takes a raw and sometimes humorous look at the lives of those who serve and protect the city’s hardest streets. Centered around the men and women dating and married to some of Chicago’s finest, the series looks…

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Three Chicago black youth have filed suite against eight Chicago police officers who conducted an illegal, open-air strip searches without probable cause, a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims. The controversial searches, partially seen in video footage picked up by all the city’s TV news stations this week, reportedly too place on May 23, 2013 in…

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Philip Coleman, a 38-year-old experienced hospice executive was tasered twice by Chicago police and sedated before he died this past Thursday.  There is a “Justice for Philip O. Coleman” press conference scheduled for Dec. 18 at 10:30 a.m. at NCBALM at 12900 South Halsted Street, Chicago. Coleman was arrested for allegedly beating his 69-year-old mother, which is…

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