A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit accusing the city of Chicago, police and state prosecutors of covering up the involvement of then-Mayor Richard M. Daley's nephew in David Koschman's death in 2004.
WAND-TV Decatur, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 07:16 PM
Cook County prosecutors alleged today that a Chicago police commander facing charges of aggravated battery and official misconduct tackled a man in an abandoned house, held a Taser to his groin, shoved his service weapon "deep down" the man's throat and threatened to kill him if he didn't tell him where he had a gun.
Chicago Tribune, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 02:23 PM
In exchange for Joshua Little's guilty plea to the class 3 felony, Cook County prosecutors dismissed the kidnapping and sexual assault charges pending against him, court records show.
Daily Herald, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 08:33 PM
Yesterday one of Africa's greatest and most dynamic singers and bandleaders, Amadou "BalakA " Traore, died in Ouagadougou, the capital of his native Burkina Faso, at the age of 70. In recent years he was one of the key vocalists in the veteran pan-African salsa juggernaut Africando, but starting in the 60s he was a true journeyman, settling in ... (more)
Chicago Reader, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 02:21 PM
A young Chicago conman defrauded wealthy Chinese families out of $11 million by offering them a path to U.S. citizenship, a indictment filed Wednesday alleges.
Chicago Sun-Times, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 06:22 PM
Hours after shocking world with desert execution of 300 Syrian soldiers, ISIS parade captured Kurds dressed in Guantanamo-style boiler suits and promise to kill them all unless USA pull out of war Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria: Father-of-nine dies in same battle as militant rapper jihadi James Foley, Steven Sotloff and ... (more)
Daily Mail, Fri, Aug 29 2014 @ 06:27 AM
When Chicago police rolled up last summer on a Woodlawn block in response to complaints of a loud outdoor party, leading the charge was Glenn Evans, then the top commander of that South Side police district.
Chicago Tribune, Fri, Aug 29 2014 @ 12:30 AM