man kneeling on 14 year old, friends around him speaking to off duty officer caption '**please watch to the end **' 'This is MY 14-year-old, Puerto Rican son in the orange shirt being pinned down by a white, off-duty police officer' (l) 'Nothing prepares you for this day. One minute, you're cooking dinner... the next, you're getting a call from your 14-year-old son, stumbling over his words through hysterical tears, saying, 'Mom, please come pick me up...' You drop everything. Pray feverishly for his safety as you race to be with him. Social media can get a bad rep, but RIGHT NOW, we have the power to use it for good in moments like this. Let's collectively show the world that we will not tolerate behavior like this. From Nicole + Angel '**please watch to the end**' (c) man kneeling on 14 year old, friends around him speaking to off duty officer officer getting up hand in pocket friends helping kid stand up caption '**please watch to the end **' 'This is MY 14-year-old, Puerto Rican son in the orange shirt being pinned down by a white, off-duty police officer' (r)

‘Don’t stop fighting for justice’: Off-duty police officer restrained a 14-year-old. The teens’ friends came to his defense

'The kids [are] fighting off a full grown man.'

On Jul 15, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘Not all heroes wear capes’: Viral video shows woman twerking in front of prison windows for inmates. They love it

'That totally counts as community service.'

On Jun 9, 2021 by Nahila Bonfiglio

Andy Ngo and a child with his hands raised.

Conservatives say cops were right to shoot a 13-year-old boy

Their takes inspired comparisons to how conservatives described Kyle Rittenhouse.

On Apr 16, 2021 by Claire Goforth

Four of the officers who interacted with Young without helping her as she pleaded with them

Police handcuff naked, crying Black woman during raid on wrong home

Anjanette Young repeatedly tells them they entered the wrong home.

On Dec 15, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

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‘Bike Patrol Karen’ charged with felony hate crime after hitting Black cyclist in video

In the video, she accused the cyclist of 'wanting to kill her.'

On Sep 10, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle

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Bonnie from Chicago is ready to throw hands in the name of social distancing

'I will gladly tap her on the shoulder and ask her to step outside and proceed to kick her bleach-blonde 50-year-old ass.'

On Mar 25, 2020 by Bryan Rolli

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High schoolers stage sit-in after teacher says ‘go back to your country’

The comment allegedly came after students refused to stand for the national anthem.

On Feb 14, 2020 by Samantha Shaps

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Trump Jr. claims you’d be shot in ‘two seconds’ for wearing MAGA hat in Chicago

People pointed out there is a Trump Tower in downtown Chicago.

On Feb 25, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

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Chicago residents are posting insane pics and videos of their frozen city

Frozen doorknobs? No thanks!

On Jan 30, 2019 by David Britton

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Facebook suggests commenting with prayer hands emoji on Chicago shooting livestreams (updated)

'So this is horrifying.'

On Nov 19, 2018 by Sunny Kim

A private Facebook group followed by current and former members of the Chicago Police Department contains racist and violent hate speech.

Facebook page followed by Chicago police officers harbors racist, violent posts

Russian trolls tried to ask a favor from the page's founder.

On Nov 1, 2018 by Alexis Tatum

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Footage disputes Chicago cop’s defense for shooting Black, autistic teen

The officer previously said the 18-year-old had a gun.

On Oct 17, 2018 by Sunny Kim

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Black teenager Laquan McDonald.

Officer who killed Laquan McDonald found guilty of 2nd-degree murder

He was also found guilty of 16 counts of aggravated battery.

On Oct 5, 2018 by Kris Seavers

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Teen anti-gun activist fatally shot only months after joining the movement

He was actively involved with various activism around Chicago.

On Sep 8, 2018 by Joseph Knoop

Bodycam footage of Maurice Granton Jr.'s fatal police shooting has been released.

Bodycam footage shows Chicago police shot Black man as he ran

His family says he wasn't armed.

On Jul 26, 2018 by Samantha Grasso