Tag: Chicago PD

New Video Shows Student’s Account of What Chicago Police Did to Her Was Exactly as Bad as She Said

Screenshot: Chicago Sun Times You can believe Chicago police, stalwarts of truth and integrity, or you can believe surveillance footage. But, in yet another incident involving a young black person, you cannot believe both. This time, surveillance video released last week from a Chicago high school contradicts earlier CPD statements that they were provoked to […]

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Prosecutor Kim Foxx Defends Decision in Jussie Smollett Case, Calls Police Backlash ‘Disheartening’

Photo: Nuccio DiNuzzo (Getty Images) At an event hosted by the Reverend Jesse Jackson last weekend, Cook County Prosecutor Kim Foxx held the line on her office’s decision to dismiss charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett, whom Chicago Police say orchestrated a hate-crime hoax in January. As Page Six reports, Foxx gave a press conference […]

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Jussie Smollett Has Now Been Charged By The Chicago PD For Allegedly Filing A False Police Report

Getty Image Update: Two hours after this information was released, it was revealed, as per Deadline, that Smollett was now being charged with federal disorderly conduct by the Cook County state’s attorney. Rather than seek another interview with the actor, Chicago PD will now seek, as CPD spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi put it, to “negotiate a […]

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