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Police Department’s ‘Vague’ New Foot Chase Policy Doesn’t Fix Glaring Problems, Activists Say

Critics say the policy gives “far too much discretion” to officers to determine when a foot chase is necessary and will lead to dangerous interactions. It could have been improved if the department had listened to community voices, they added.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Adam Toledo’s Family Launches Nonprofit Farm To Give At-Risk Boys A Safe Haven From The Streets

The 13-year-old boy was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer in March. Toledo's family debuted Adam's Place on what would've been his 14th birthday.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

New Police Foot Chase Policy Still Allows Officers To Run After People Despite Lightfoot Saying The Chases Are ‘Dangerous’

The policy still allows officers to chase people if there is "probable cause for an arrest or it is believed an individual has committed, is committing or is about to commit a crime."

Citywide

State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s Top Assistant Resigns As Results Of Adam Toledo Investigation Are Released

The office's internal investigation found a lack of oversight is the blame for a top prosecutor mischaracterizing what bodycam footage showed in court. That prosecutor is back on the job.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago Police Should Stop Foot Chases Until New Policy Is Created, Latino Leaders Say: ‘This Has To End Right Now’

After Adam Toledo and Anthony Alvarez were killed during foot chases, leaders are urging immediate changes to police policy. "Our communities are traumatized by this," one member said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After Another Deadly Cop Shooting, Aldermen Blast Lightfoot, CPD Leaders For ‘Standing In The Way’ Of Police Reform

Mayor Lori Lightfoot campaigned on promises of transparency and action on long-stalled changes to police policy. Some say the mayor and department aren't moving fast enough.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Former Congressman Luis Gutierrez Demands Kim Foxx Take Immediate Action To Fix Botched Handling Of Adam Toledo Case

State's Attorney Kim Foxx said Thursday she has yet to see video of police shooting Toledo. "You turned your back on all of us seeking justice in the city," Gutierrez said to Foxx.

Downtown

‘Adam Should Be Alive Today’: How Chicago Teachers Are Talking About A 13-Year-Old’s Killing

Classroom teachers often are the emotional first responders to students who may share names, zip codes or life stories with the young people affected by police violence.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Cop Who Killed 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Should Be Charged With Murder, Little Village Activists Tell Kim Foxx

The Little Village Community Council is also calling for a prosecutor to resign after video contradicted statements he made in court.

Downtown

Little Village Neighbors Call For Police Reform, Investment In La Villita Kids During Adam Toledo Peace Walk: ‘Adam Didn’t Have A Chance’

About 1,000 people marched and called for justice for Adam Toledo, 13, and Lydia Jimenez, 17. They want the city to invest more in communities like Little Village so they can save and heal young people.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

As Frustrations Toward Chicago Police Mount, Another Attempt At Reform Stalls At City Hall: ‘We’re Out Of Runway’

Some aldermen and a city watchdog pushed to make the city make public a database of complaints against police officers. But Mayor Lori Lightfoot opposed it and a key city committee did not vote on the ordinance.

Citywide

Thousands March In Chicago To Protest Police Killing Of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo: ‘Adam Deserved To Live’

The day after the gruesome video of Toledo's death was released, masses of people protested in Logan Square and near Mayor Lori Lightfoot's house to demand justice for the teenager and other victims of police violence.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Protest In Response To Police Killing Of Adam Toledo Happening Friday In Logan Square: ‘It Could Be My Kid’

Neighbors and business owners in Logan Square said they're pushing for justice for Toledo and his family the same way the protesters are.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Adam Toledo Shooting In Chicago: Here’s What You Need To Know And What Will Happen Next

Officials are urging a police oversight agency to quickly investigate the fatal shooting. The agency will make recommendations about what should happen to the officer who shot Toledo.

Citywide

Downtown Businesses Board Up, Expecting Unrest After Adam Toledo Video Released

“All is calm for now but you never know. Plus, we’ll see what happens next week in Minnesota. I’m just as worried about that,” one officer said.

Downtown

Video Appears To Show Adam Toledo Wasn’t Holding Gun When He Was Shot By Cop, Refuting Claim Of Prosecutor, Cop’s Lawyer

The Cook County State's Attorney's Office backtracked on a previous claim 13-year-old Toledo was holding a gun when he was fatally shot by a police officer.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago Police Officer Who Killed 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Won’t Be Charged With A Crime, His Lawyer Says

Eric Stillman, 34, has been a Chicago police officer for five years. His lawyer said Stillman is “absolutely broken up over the fact that he had to use deadly force."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

‘I Saw A Child With His Hands Up’: Chicago Reacts To Video Of Police Shooting 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo

Footage of the March 29 shooting shows the seventh-grader with his hands raised before an officer fatally shot him.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Video Shows Chicago Police Shooting 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo As He Raised His Hands (NO VIDEO IN STORY)

Immediately after commanding Toledo to show his hands, the officer shot the boy at close distance. Toledo’s hands were raised when he was shot, the footage shows.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Adam Toledo Video Shows Chicago Police Shooting 13-Year-Old As He Raised His Hands (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Immediately after commanding Toledo to show his hands, the officer shot the boy at close distance. Toledo’s hands were raised when he was shot, the footage shows.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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