Monday, September 12, 2016

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Here's just 5 day's worth of Chicago Trib's CPD headlines

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Here's just 5 day's worth of Chicago Trib's CPD headlines:

Here's just 5 day's worth of Chicago Trib's CPD headlines



Grand jury to look into possible cover-up by Chicago police in Laquan McDonald shooting
(9/12) A grand jury will be impaneled to investigate a possible cover-up by Chicago police in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald at the request of a special prosecutor appointed in July to investigate the matter. Patricia Brown Holmes, the special prosecutor, said Monday she has enough evidence to...
 Lawsuit accuses Chicago cop of beating mentally disabled teen

(9/12) A veteran Chicago police officer has been accused in a federal lawsuit of beating a mentally disabled teen while off duty last year, sticking his gun in the young man's mouth and filing a false police report to cover it up. Both the Independent Police Review Authority, which investigates police...


4 officers hospitalized after Englewood crash

(9/11)Four Chicago police officers were hospitalized after a crash late Saturday in Englewood, police said. Just after 11:35 p.m., two squad cars crashed while attempting to curb a vehicle in the 5800 block of South Ashland Avenue. The officers were taken to area hospitals with injuries that police described...
Police open fire after witnessing fatal Humboldt Park shooting; 1 wounded

(9/10) It's uncommon for police officers to witness a killing, but Friday night, Chicago police say, gang unit officers watched a fatal shooting unfold on the streets of Humboldt Park. Before it was over, officers intervened and fired shots. A second person was injured by gunfire, possibly from police,...
Police chase death, wrongful conviction, cop overtime suits may cost city $2.7M

(9/9) Chicago taxpayers likely are on the hook for another $2.7 million in lawsuit costs after the City Council Finance Committee on Friday recommended paying out Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Here's just 5 day's worth of Chicago Trib's CPD headlines:

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