Mayor Rahm Emanuel

A Chicago judge wants Mayor Rahm Emanuel to testify about the police department's code of silence, but attorneys for the city would rather settle than have the embattled mayor take the stand.

A recent Chicago Tribune investigation has documented more than a dozen examples in which officers within the Chicago Police Department have given false testimony, but experienced few, if any, repercussions. As a result of this, police officers have been able to testify in court with little fear of prosecution or discipline. The U.S. Department of Justice is currently conducting […]

Jeff Asher, a crime analyst and contributor to FiveThirtyEight.com, joined Roland Martin on Wednesday's edition of NewsOne Now to discuss Chicago's spike in crime.

During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, Alderman Pat Dowell from Chicago's 3rd Ward spoke with Roland Martin about Jackson's selection and Mayor Emanuel bypassing the police board to appoint the veteran police officer as top cop.

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 […]

As a result of civilians using their mobile devices to record encounters with local law enforcement many police officers across the country are angry and…

Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy has again achieved a 100 percent acceptance rate for its 2014 class. It’s the fifth year in a row the school has achieved the benchmark. This year, 240 students were accepted into four-year colleges and universities. “I got into a lot of different schools but right now I’m thinking about four […]

When CNN’s new eight-episode docuseries “Chicagoland” premiered earlier this month, one thing was clear almost immediately: its brightest-shining star was not who many anticipated it would be. While Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s face is in the foreground of ads cropping up on the sides of buses, on billboards and in between the cable news channel’s segments, the individual immediately […]