Police Involved Shootings

Judge to Rule on Release of Police Shooting Video

CHICAGO – A federal judge is expected to rule on whether or not to release videos that show a Chicago Police Department shooting from 2013. Activists say Mayor Rahm Emanuel can make good on his promise of more transparency by ordering the release of the videos ahead of the judge’s ruling. Video apparently shows police…

Police Officer that Shot Chicago Teen to Face Murder Charge

A white Chicago police officer shown on video fatally shooting an African-American teen was expected to be charged with first-degree murder Tuesday as City Hall braced for the long-awaited public release of the police camera footage, according to multiple sources. Officer Jason Van Dyke is shown on the dash-cam video jumping out of his squad…