Cortez A. Rice was charged last week with tampering with a judicial officer, a felony, in connection with allegations that he went into the Loring Park condominium building where he thought Judge Regina Chu lived and made comments meant to intimidate her into allowing broadcast coverage of the trial.
December 7, 2021
The monitor said work had to be done for the department even to achieve the preliminary compliance CPD has reached in just over 50% of the provisions her team has so far reviewed.
November 30, 2021
The attorneys said the settlement’s details are confidential, but a person familiar with the deal said the government will pay the families $127.5 million overall.
November 23, 2021
In his ruling, Senior U.S. District Judge Graham Mullen said Kerl probably made errors on the day of the shooting. But under the law, he said, they were reasonable ones, making her immune to the claims in the lawsuit.
November 19, 2021
The tentative agreement amounts to roughly $15 million to be awarded to the family of Elijah McClain, KCNC-TV in Denver first reported Wednesday, citing three unnamed sources familiar with the negotiations.
November 18, 2021
The judge left intact the requirement that Chicago Police Department officers report their vaccine status and the city’s current policy requiring multiple weekly tests for unvaccinated officers. But his order does stay the Dec. 31 deadline for all officers to be vaccinated.
November 1, 2021
The bulk of the verdict will be borne by the city, with the eight-person jury finding that Salvador Sanchez, then an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer, was acting within the scope of his employment when he opened fire inside the store on June 14, 2019.
October 28, 2021
The suspect shot at least 11 times in the direction of officers, including a deputized federal officer. The officers took cover by bracing or ducking behind cars and other objects.
October 27, 2021
Judge Kathryn Quaintance, who also presided at Noor's trial, granted prosecutors' request to impose the maximum sentence called for by state sentencing guidelines on Noor's manslaughter conviction, 57 months.
October 21, 2021
Attorneys for former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor filed court documents Thursday requesting leniency when he is resentenced next week for fatally shooting Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
October 15, 2021
Former Minnesota police officer Kimberly Potter's attorneys filed a notice of defenses Wednesday afternoon that was made public Thursday morning outlining four potential options.
October 14, 2021
Chief Justice Lorie Gildea signed the order rejecting Chauvin's claim that he's too poor to pay for a lawyer to appeal his convictions on charges of third-degree murder, second-degree unintentional murder and second-degree manslaughter.
October 7, 2021
The mid-morning gunfight left one shooter dead and two of the suspects wounded. It stemmed from an internal dispute between two factions of the Four Corner Hustlers street gang, according to an internal police report and a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation.
October 6, 2021
The officers are seeking damages for injuries and permanent disabilities. The lawsuit lists damages in excess of $1,000,000, with maximum damages of $20,000,000.
September 28, 2021
The Thin Blue Line bill would allow juries to consider any murder or attempted murder of a police officer, firefighter or other first-responders as an “aggravating factor” in death penalty considerations.
September 28, 2021