Tag: Chicago Gun Violence

DOJ: Chicago Police Department Engages In A Pattern Of Excessive Force

The Justice Department released a statement Friday morning about a long-standing pattern of civil rights violations in the Chicago Police Department. “The CPD engaged in a pattern and practice of excessive force, in violation of the 4th Amendment,” outgoing Attorney General Loretta Lynch said at a news conference Friday. She added the department has “severely…

Trump Campaign Wonโ€™t Defend Dwyane Wade Tweet [VIDEO]

Asked to explain Donald Trumpโ€™s initial Twitter reaction to the news that NBA star Dwyane Wadeโ€™s cousin had been shot and killed in Chicago, his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway refused to defend the sentiment, instead shifting the focus to a tweet Trump posted hours later, offering his condolences. Trumpโ€™s campaign deleted his first tweet because…

Two Charged In Cousin Of Dwyane Wade’s Nykea Aldridge Murder

Two men have been charged in the shooting death of Nykea Aldridge, a Chicago woman and cousin of Dwyane Wade. Aldridge was shot in the head on Friday while out walking with her newborn baby. On Sunday morning, Chicago police announced charges against brothers Derren Sorrells, 22, and Darwin Sorrells, 26. Derren is a documented…

Man Shot While Live-Streaming on Facebook [VIDEO]

A man who was live-streaming footage of himself to Facebook was shot multiple times in a brazen daylight shooting in Chicago. The 31-year-old victim, who is reported to be in a critical condition and who local police alleged was a โ€œknown gang member,โ€ was taking part in a Facebook Live video when the attack happened.…