The ex-Chicago police detective who shot and killed 22-year-old innocent bystander Rekia Boyd, is seeking to collect disability pay from the city because he says he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder from the 2012 shooting. Dante Servin, 48, could collect as much as $78,000 or 75 percent of his former $104,000 salary until his police pension kicks in.
Activists and family members continue to call for justice in the Laquan McDonald case, and joined together on the anniversary of the 17-year-old’s death by Chicago police two years ago. According to the Chicago Reporter, more than 100 gathered on Thursday for an evening vigil outside the Chicago Police Department with renewed calls to terminate all […]
Plus, the Justice Department forbids the use of private prisons in the U.S and Chicago police chief recommends firing the 7 officers involved in falsifying reports in the Laquan McDonald shooting case.
Plus, Chicago cop charged with Laquan McDonald's murder doesn't want to show up to court and Black college students continue to fall through the graduation cracks.
More revelations in the Laquan McDonald police shooting case continue to come to light, alluding to a cover-up orchestrated by city officials in Chicago. Attorneys for the McDonald family claim Chicago police pressured eyewitnesses to alter their statements about what they saw the night officer Jason Van Dyke brutally gunned down the 17-year-old Chicago native. Justin Glawe of The Daily Beast reported: McDonald’s attorneys […]