The petition, filed this week in a Cook County Circuit court, seeks to have Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez removed from the case due to her connection with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).
A Tennessee police officer is blaming Beyonce's Super Bowl halftime performance for a drive-by shooting that occurred outside of his home.
The family of Autumn Johnson is mourning her death after the toddler was fatally shot just a week after her first birthday.
A Maryland man was arrested and charged with the murder of his two-year-old daughter and her mother after he was ordered to pay $600 in monthly child support payments, NBC Washington reports. https://twitter.com/MomsDemand/status/694907309886201856 Daron Boswell-Johnson, 25, was charged in the deaths of NeShante Davis, 26, an elementary school teacher, and their two-year-old daughter, Chloe Davis-Green, on Wednesday. The […]
The criticism against the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois began in January when the non-profit organization teamed up with the Chicago Police Department to monitor police stops with the help of contact cards and thorough reports on incidents between officers and civilians.
A jury deliberated for just over two hours Saturday, finding 27-year-old Donnell Flora guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated battery in the death of Endia Martin.
Meyer was charged with homicide and involuntary manslaughter. According to police, Meyer was committed in 2011 for mental health issues and should not have owned a gun. The 46-year-old was frustrated with the decision.
Garner's family said she placed her 11-year-old son in the basketball program to keep him off the streets. Sadly, it was the mother who became a victim of street violence.
A shooting in Memphis involving a police officer has gained national attention after the alleged suspect’s lifeless body was left in the street for several hours. The Commercial Appeal Memphis reports Jonathan Bratcher, and a friend were in a Chevy Impala on Wednesday when two police officers– one White, one Black– pulled them over for an […]
The trend has been studied closely for a number of years, showing a slow increase in gun-related deaths.
Shaun Mouzon seeks more than $1.2 million in damages. Around the same time he announced the federal lawsuit, the gun charges were dropped.
Kevin Tyrone Powell was charged with attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury after walking into the salon -- owned by his mother, Derema "Miss Dee" Burch -- and shooting her in the face.