Tag Archives: Chicago

Chicago officers are under investigation after video shows police shooting a man at a train station

Video recorded by a bystander shows officers trying to detain a man at a Chicago train station.

Police say two officers were trying to arrest a man at the Grand station on the CTA Red Line on Friday when the shooting took place. The officers stopped the man because he was moving between two train cars, a city ordinance violation, according to a statement from the Chicago …

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Rod Blagojevich Comes Home to Chicago, Defiant, ‘Bloody,’ Ready to Talk

Rod Blagojevich Comes Home to Chicago, Defiant, ‘Bloody,’ Ready to Talk

CHICAGO — Rod R. Blagojevich, the former governor of Illinois, emerged from his brick bungalow on Chicago’s North Side into shivering cold air on Wednesday, coatless, tieless and remorseless. Mr. Blagojevich, who had been in a Colorado prison until a day earlier, denounced a broken justice system, spoke of his …

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Jussie Smollett still facing civil lawsuit from Chicago for nearly $500G spent investigating alleged attack

Jussie Smollett now has six new charges against him connected to his alleged hate crime attack in January 2019.

In the wake of six new felony criminal charges against him, Jussie Smollett is fighting legal battles on two fronts as the city of Chicago is expected to continue its lawsuit to recover the cost of the investigation. The former “Empire” actor, 37, was indicted by a grand jury on …

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