Information about bad cops' career histories can help everyone from lawyers to the public know who to watch out for.
Relief, gratitude, paranoia, and keeping a butcher's knife under your pillow.
A controversial review found the fatal 2013 shooting of Cedric Chatman to be justified, but the footage of his death is sure to stoke tension.
Data gathered from lawsuits and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests paint an ugly picture of police accountability in the Windy City, with whites getting their complaints addressed far more often than blacks.
As part of a massive deal to compensate survivors of police abuse, Chicago Public Schools will teach eighth and tenth graders about the horrific legacy of Jon Burge.
Decades of brutality forced city officials' hands, but recent investigations suggest abuses by Chicago cops are far from over.
Locked in a tight race for reelection, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is facing growing questions about his failed $55 million anti-violence initiative.
About 18 months ago, the Detroit Police Department disbanded its cold case unit. Now, a group of mothers whose children have been murdered are picking up the slack.
Starting in 1971, more than 100 black men in Chicago were tortured and forced to confess to serious crimes as part of a police-sanctioned campaign that continued for almost 20 years under then Police Commander Jon Burge.