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

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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New app sends push notifications whenever police kill someone

Archives + Absences is already available at the App Store.

On Jan 22, 2016 by Nia Wesley

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Chicago lawyer resigns from police-brutality case after judge accuses him of hiding evidence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel continues to face demands for citywide reform.

On Jan 5, 2016 by Deron Dalton

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Chicago under more heat after new video shows man repeatedly Tasered by police

After the death of Laquan McDonald, another graphic video puts Chicago police under more fire.

On Dec 8, 2015 by Deron Dalton

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DOJ launches civil rights investigation into Chicago police

Pressure mounts for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

On Dec 7, 2015 by Andrew Couts

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Chicago mayor fires head of police, calling him ‘a distraction,’ and pledges reforms

Emanuel promised to fix 'the direction' of the Chicago Police Department.

On Dec 1, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Hundreds block streets in Chicago to protest shooting of Laquan McDonald

This is just the beginning.

On Nov 24, 2015 by Andrew Couts

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Chicago police release graphic video of officer shooting black teenager

The officer has been charged with first-degree murder.

On Nov 24, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Chicago police officer charged with murder of black teen killed on video

The city refused to release video of shooting for months.

On Nov 24, 2015 by Deron Dalton