The agency said it would no longer use a third-party service, called ID.me, for facial recognition. Critics of the software said the database could become a target for cyberthreats.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants to employ a new tactic in the fight against crime and violence: sue gang members in civil court. But the plan is proving controversial.
In 2019, Tamara Clayton was driving to work along I-57 when she was shot and killed. Years later, a law passed in her honor that allows cameras to go up along certain Illinois expressways is taking effect — as expressway shootings are skyrocketing.
“Mr. Angelo continues to miss the mark when he dismisses the report,” said Lori Lightfoot, chairwoman of the Police Accountability Task Force, in response to comments made by FOP head Dean Angelo during his Monday appearance on "Chicago Tonight."