Rahm Emanuel

On the same day that Rahm Emanuel apologized for the police shooting of Laquan McDonald, a state lawmaker introduced a measure in Springfield, Illinois to recall the beleaguered Chicago mayor, according to ThinkProgress. The reason the bill is necessary is because there is no legal mechanism to recall the mayor–a vestige of the city’s corrupt “political machine […]

Embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood before city leaders and issued a heartfelt apology for the police shooting of Laquan McDonald on Wednesday as calls for him to resign intensified.

Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke and his fellow officers painted a different narrative of the evening Laquan McDonald was fatally shot, according to the official police report, released Friday evening.

Protesters say the firing of Garry McCarthy does not go far enough to address corruption in the city.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that he has fired embattled Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy following an uproar over a video of a Black teen being shot 16 times by a police officer.

Three more people vowed to join the group in protesting the closure and ultimate reopening of Walter H. Dyett High School on the South Side

In an effort to address the pain of dozens of torture victims who experienced brutal treatment at the hands of former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon…

In a hard-fought runoff election, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was returned to office for a second term, despite concerns over gang violence that spiked during his…

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9-year-old Asean Jackson has had it up to here with Chicago politicians. He lets them know in an impassioned speech to protest school closures in…