Eddie Johnson

8.5.19

Chicago Had So Many Shootings This Weekend That an ER Had to Shut Its Doors

It included three separate incidents in Douglas Park within a two-hour period​, involving a combined 17 victims.

5.31.19

Guns, a Fanny Pack, and Dr. Phil: the Evidence in the Jussie Smollett Case

The Chicago Police Department released nearly 500 pages related to the Smollett case on Thursday.

4.12.19

Chicago police are finally investigating whether a serial killer murdered 51 women since 2001

Many were found on the south and west sides of Chicago, and almost all were black.

4.5.19

Jussie Smollett is refusing to pay Chicago. So the city is going to sue him.

Chicago officials said Smollett owes the city $130,106.15 incurred in overtime costs during the police investigation into the actor’s claims.

3.28.19

Rahm Emanuel wants Jussie Smollett to put "accountable" in the memo of the check he writes Chicago

The city is seeking $130,000 from the "Empire" actor for an investigation into his alleged hate crime.

3.26.19

"How dare him": Chicago officials are livid about Jussie Smollett

Chicago officials were blindsided — and infuriated — by the news that all the charges were being dropped against him.

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8.31.16

Five Chicago cops might get fired for the LaQuan McDonald shooting

The shooting, cover-up and video prompted a civil rights investigation and the formation of a Chicago Police accountability task force

8.6.16

Fatal shooting of black teen shows policing culture still a problem in Chicago

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.

8.1.16

Police shooting of 18-year-old may have violated policies, Chicago's top cop says

Three officers involved in the incident last Thursday where a suspect was fatally shot in the back have been relieved of their duties pending an investigation.

6.27.16

With killings on the rise in Chicago, police are putting their hands up

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.