Chicago Police Department
All charges dropped against actor Jussie Smollett
The "Empire" actor was accused of faking a hate crime against himself.
Chicago police released photos of two persons of interest in alleged attack on Jussie Smollett
Two people were captured on camera in the area around the time Smollett says he was attacked.
Chicago police department's "Code of Silence" goes on trial in Laquan McDonald cover-up
Public interest in the case exploded after Chicago released damning dash-cam video contradicting police claims.
United Airlines says employees followed policy in removing man from overbooked flight
The five most outrageous parts of the DOJ’s Chicago Police report
A Chicago Cop Is Suing the Family of a Teenager He Killed Over 'Emotional Trauma'
The latest high-profile case of a fatal police shooting in Chicago has taken a bizarre turn.
Why the Agency That's Supposed to Hold Chicago Cops Accountable Is Such a Failure
A veteran cop and independent police investigator explains why it's so hard to get the police under control in Chicago.
The Horrifically Racist Photo That Led to the Firing of a Chicago Cop
Chicago Police Officer Timothy McDermott was fired last year for misconduct, and an old photo where he and another officer are holding rifles over a black man wearing antlers explains why.
Talking to the Journalist Who Uncovered Police Torture in Chicago
"House of Screams" by John Conroy kicked off a decades-long effort to unravel the web of a Chicago cop's torturous ways. We asked him how it all went down and whether police in the Windy City have changed.
Freddy Martinez Is Exposing Chicago Cops' NSA-Style Surveillance Gear
With a lawsuit last summer, Freddy Martinez forced the Chicago Police to admit to purchasing the StingRay, a cell-phone tracking tool. Now he's in the midst of a second suit with the CPD to uncover how they've used the technology.
Our Three-Year Struggle to Get Chicago to Admit We Were Beaten by the Police
In 2010, we were beaten by men who appeared to be cops with the Chicago Police Department, an encounter that came to define our lives.
Matthew Clark and Anonymous
Why Black Chicagoans Distrust and Fear the Police
Two weeks ago a pair of black teenagers were killed by Chicago cops in separate incidents, and residents have taken to the streets to protest, resulting in yet more clashes between a police department and a community that don't trust each other.