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Search Warrant Policy Changes Would Ban Most No-Knock Raids After Anjanette Young Fiasco

The proposed changes are online and will be available for public review for 15 days.

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Black Chicago Alderwomen Demand Search Warrant Reforms After Anjanette Young Raid

The Anjanette Young Ordinance would ban no-knock warrants and place tighter restrictions on the police's ability to get warrants. “We’re going to continue to push this until it happens,” Young said.

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Anjanette Young Sues City, Cops Over Humiliating Wrongful Raid, Alleging Police Began An Immediate Coverup

Though some have asked Young whether recounting the graphic details of the raid adds to her trauma, she said she won't be silent. “I will tell it again today. I will tell it again tomorrow. I will tell it again until no other woman in the city of Chicago is ever treated that way again."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Anjanette Young Calls For Police Accountability, Justice For Black Women At Her South Side Church

"I will tell [my story] again today. I will tell it again tomorrow. I will tell it again until no other woman in the city of Chicago is ever treated that way again," Young said at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

As Anjanette Young Meets With Mayor, City Watchdog Launches Investigation Into Wrongful Raid, Fallout

Inspector General Joe Ferguson told aldermen his office is investigating the police conduct surrounding the raid of Young's home and the city's handling of the ongoing controversy.

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Chicago’s Police Watchdog Blocked Anjanette Young From Getting Video Of Wrongful Raid, Emails Show

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability — an agency meant to investigate police misconduct — intervened to stop the city from releasing police body cam footage to Young by opening an investigation into the raid the day the videos were to be turned over.

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Newly Released Emails Show Mayor, Staff Discussing ‘Pretty Bad’ Anjanette Young Police Raid In 2019

The emails show Lightfoot asked her staff to include her on a call so she could learn more about what happened — even though, earlier this month, Lightfoot acknowledged she was told about the raid but she didn't "have any specific recollection" of it.

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Anjanette Young, Lightfoot Meeting Called Off After Mayor Rejects Forum On Botched Raid, Attorney Says

The prospect of a meeting was raised over the weekend but was scuttled Monday after lawyers for the city and Young clashed on the terms. The mayor says she is still open to a private meeting.

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Anjanette Young Wants Mayor Lightfoot To Meet Privately To Start ‘Healing Process’ After Botched Police Raid

Anjanette Young's home was mistakenly raided by police in February 2019. Newly released video of the raid has led to intense criticism of Lightfoot and how her administration handled the incident.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Aldermen Blast Lightfoot, Police Over Anjanette Young Raid: ‘This Should Have Been Alarming To Anyone That Looked At It’

The hearing came after days of intense backlash over the improper raid of Young's home and controversial revelations on how the Mayor's Office handled the issue.

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After City’s Top Lawyer Quits, 2 More City Hall Staffers Out In Anjanette Young Police Raid Controversy

The departures of two staffers follow the resignation of Corporation Counsel Mark Flessner over the weekend and the move to put officers involved in the raid on desk duty.

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Police Officers Involved In Botched Raid At Anjanette Young’s Home Put On Desk Duty

Fallout over the raid that wrongfully targeted Anjanette Young has continued with the city's top lawyer resigning and officers being taken off the street until an investigation is complete.

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City’s Top Lawyer Resigns After Botched Police Raid, Court Fight To Keep Body Cam Video Secret

Corporation Counsel Mark Flessner resigned his $178,872-a-year job Sunday following a tumultuous week surrounding the police raid on social worker Anjanette Young's home.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

City Didn’t Give Anjanette Young All The Footage From Botched Police Raid, Discovers Six More Videos, Mayor Says

The Mayor's Office said when the city initially turned over police footage of the raid of Anjanette Young's home, city lawyers "clearly failed to search all potential locations" for the videos.

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Anjanette Young’s Attorney Shouldn’t Be Punished For Speaking Out About Botched Police Raid, Lightfoot Now Says

The mayor's attorneys sought to sanction Young's lawyer Keenan Saulter, saying he violated a confidentiality agreement. Now they're backing off their legal action as fierce backlash continues over the city's handling of the case.

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Chicago Activists Show Support For Victim Of Police Raid: ‘They Treated Anjanette As If She Was An Animal’

The fallout over the botched raid of Anjanette Young's home in 2019 intensified Thursday after Mayor Lori Lightfoot admitted she'd been made aware of the incident a year earlier than she first claimed.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Lightfoot Admits She Knew About Explosive Botched Raid A Year Ago: ‘We Will Win Back The Trust We Lost This Week’

Lightfoot also said she was wrong about a Freedom of Information Act request filed in the case. "In fact, Ms. Young did file a FOIA request, so I stand corrected on that."

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