Sgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado were supposed to help the city of Chicago fight gang violence and drug trafficking. Prosecutors say they made it worse.
At first, the city of Chicago tried to blame the LeGrier family for Jones’ death.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal for an expensive new police academy picked up a new, high-profile critic Wednesday: Chance the Rapper, an acclaimed hip-hop artist and Chicago native who's become a fixture in city politics.
The fatal shot is not depicted, but the footage does show cops shooting at the teen from behind as he's driving a stolen car.
VICE News speaks with an active-duty CPD officer, Superintendent Eddie Johnson, and a mother of victims to better understand the dynamics at play in Chicago amidst a surge in gun violence.
From being used as target practice to enduring physical and verbal abuse to an utter lack of accountability, it's what locals have been saying all along.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has unveiled a plan to train Chicago police officers in "de-escalation tactics" and increase the number of cops that carry stun guns.
A disturbed teenager and a middle-aged grandmother were shot to death by a police force that was already under intense scrutiny from all sides.
A veteran cop and independent police investigator explains why it's so hard to get the police under control in Chicago.
The Department of Justice probe comes less than two weeks after the release of the graphic video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being shot 16 times.