The shooting, cover-up and video prompted a civil rights investigation and the formation of a Chicago Police accountability task force
Police shot 15 times at a stolen Jaguar driven by Paul O'Neal, a black unarmed teenager. They then shot him as he fled on foot.
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.
The move is part of a new effort by the embattled police department to remake its image and become more transparent.
Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco, and Detroit have pro-nightlife mayors.
A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel has declared that the city's police department is plagued by racism and that the community's lack of trust in its officers is justified.
Sky-high unemployment in communities of color is a key factor behind a massive spike in gun violence so far this year.
The grievances of the Chicago Teachers Union, whose members are holding a one-day strike, highlight problems with the way the entire country compensates teachers.
The Democratic candidates are scrambling across five states in the lead-up to Tuesday's match-ups in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, and Missouri.
Reparations paid to 57 victims of police torture in a bid to soothe tensions with the city's African-American community were only distributed to those whose claims were found to be credible after a months-long vetting process.
People of colour keep getting killed in Chicago, and the most powerful man in town is feeling the heat.
People of color keep getting killed in Chicago, and the most powerful man in town is feeling the heat.