Chicago’s top cop is expected to be in the hot seat today as the City Council holds a hearing on the police department’s proposed 2016 budget. We'll hear from some aldermen about what they think of Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy’s testimony at City Hall, what they want to see in the police department’s budget, and how crime has affected their wards.
The family of Illinois motorist Sandra Bland files a lawsuit against law enforcement officials in Texas. On Chicago Tonight, we'll take a closer look at motorists' rights, as well as the right way to act when getting stopped by police.
We explore the controversy over the Homan Square police facility and Chicago Police Department interrogation tactics.
U.S. Attorney General Zachary T. Fardon and FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Robert J. Holley said in a joint statement there is not an open investigation of the Chicago Police Department.
On the day Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans is charged with official misconduct and aggravated battery for allegedly putting the barrel of a gun in a suspect’s mouth, we talk to WBEZ editor Derek John about how they broke the story of the alleged misconduct.