View profile

Video shows Chicago police officer punching handcuffed man, attorney says; COPA investigating

Digital subscribers — click here for today’s e-paper.
Chicago Sun-Times Morning Edition
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating a Chicago police officer who was shown on video apparently punching a handcuffed black man in the back of the head after the man fell on a sidewalk, the man’s attorney said.
Officers had been called to Keeler Avenue in West Garfield Park around 11 p.m. Friday after a tip of a person with a gun. There, Sterlin Boston, 28, was seen by police officers “gambling on the sidewalk,” Cook County prosecutors said. Boston did not match the description of the gunman, Assistant State’s Attorney Emily Czerniejewski said. Ben Pope has the story…
Drag March For Change protests against racial injustice in America, Chicago, Boystown
As CPS hosts star-studded graduation ceremony, hundreds march to demand removal of cops from schools
Video shows Chicago police officer punching handcuffed man, attorney says; COPA investigating
Illinois announces 19 additional coronavirus deaths, lowest single-day total since April 2
Blacks make up 75% of those charged with violating city curfew, data shows
CPD places officers back on 12-hour shifts, cancels days off to prepare for possible resurgence of unrest
Grant for minority business fosters sweet partnership
Take the lid off probes of officers tied to wrongful convictions
Did you enjoy this issue?
Sun-Times Morning Edition

Our award-winning local news and political coverage sent directly to your inbox every morning.

If you don't want these updates anymore, please unsubscribe here.
If you were forwarded this newsletter and you like it, you can subscribe here.
Manage all your newsletter subscriptions here.
Powered by Revue
© 2020 Chicago Sun-Times, 30 N. Racine Ave. Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60607