Darnell couldn't afford his $10,000 bail, so he slept for weeks in a Cook County Jail dormitory while people around him coughed.
After the man hit the ground, he lay motionless for the remainder of a now-viral 42-second bystander video.
Here are all of the accusations against the 52-year-old R&B artist
Illinois introduced a bill last year to expand the list of offenses that could be charged and prosecuted as hate crimes
The city's Cook County still wants back taxes from music venues.
They say rap music, country music, rock, electronic music, and DJs do not authentically count as "culture."
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's effort to shutdown Backpage.com has upset sex worker advocates who argue that online ad services help keep them safe.
Chicago Police Department policy prohibits officers from firing into a moving vehicle, unless necessary to prevent death or great bodily harm to the officer or another person.
After lawmakers in Illinois and Chicago slashed funding for mental health resources, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart opened a clinic for inmates connected to the local courthouse.
Likely taken between 1999 and 2003, the Polaroid photo shows former Officers Jerome Finnigan and Timothy McDermott posing with suspect as if he were a hunting trophy.
Danny Gold joined 'On The Line' to discuss his documentary on America’s mental health care crisis, "Institutionalized: Mental Health Behind Bars."