Surviving Chicago police officer could sustain lifelong disabilities

U.S. 08/19/21, 16:41

The Chicago officer and partner of deceased Ella French could be faced with lifelong disabilities after being attacked and shot in the head by gunfire during a traffic stop. The two officers were struck with bullets during a traffic stop near 63rd and Bell in Englewood on August 7. French unfortunately ...

Democratic Chicago Mayor to increase police budget after female cop murder

U.S. 08/12/21, 15:59

On Wednesday, August 11, Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that police funding would increase by the next fiscal year after it was pruned down amid pressure from the death of George Floyd in May 2020. “It’s my expectation that the police department budget will increase, no question. We have to,” Lightfoot ...

Chicago police officer fatally shot at traffic stop identified

U.S. 08/09/21, 05:24

The female Chicago police officer killed in West Englewood on Saturday night, August 7, was identified as 29-year-old Ella French, who had been in the force for three years. A second officer was also critically wounded. Officer French and her partner were conducting a traffic stop as a male suspect opened ...

Democrat Chicago Mayor Lightfoot stands by prioritizing non-white reporters

U.S. 07/27/21, 17:23

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) makes no apology for speaking with non-white reporters to promote diversity in the Windy City. "I am unapologetic about it because it spurred a very important conversation, a conversation that needed to happen, that should have happened a long time ago," she said according to the ...

Chicago rapper killed right after his release suffers 64 bullet wounds

U.S. 07/13/21, 05:36

After being shot 64 times in the head and other parts of his body shortly after being discharged from jail, a Chicago rapper was pronounced dead at the hospital on Saturday, July 10. At around 8.50 p.m. local time, police reported that Londre Sylvester, 31, had “just been released” from custody and ...

Chicago’s rat problem: 1,000 feral cats were released to combat the problem

U.S. 05/14/21, 03:32

In an attempt to combat the city's rat epidemic, a Chicago animal shelter is said to have released over 1,000 feral cats into the streets. The “Cats at Work” program was established after pest control company Orkin named Chicago as the rattiest city for the sixth year in a row, with New York coming in third after Los Angeles. Tree House Humane Society's Community Cats Program Manager Sarah Liss told Fox News on Thursday that the ...

Chicago: murder suspect charged in shooting death of 7-year-old girl

U.S. 04/26/21, 03:10

Jaslyn Adams, a 7-year-old girl, died, and her father was hospitalized after they were shot in a McDonald's drive-thru on Chicago's West Side on April 18. An 18-year-old allegedly involved in the shooting was charged with first-degree murder and more than a dozen other charges on Saturday, bringing Adams' family one ...

Chicago: Weekend shooting spree leaves 3 dead and dozens injured

U.S. 04/12/21, 22:32

Several shootings happened across Chicago throughout the weekend, leaving three dead and at least 24 others injured. The Cook County medical examiner's office identified one of the victims as Harold Green, a 54-year-old man who was shot nine times in the back in his South Shore neighborhood early Sunday. At the ...

Chicago Mayor calls for police foot-chase protocol revision

U.S. 04/07/21, 18:28

In honor of the death of a 13-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police last week, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is pushing for her city's police department to implement a new strategy for foot pursuits. Lightfoot made the call at a news conference on Monday, April 5, in tribute ...

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