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FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks during a news conference in Chicago. When fellow officers discovered Johnson asleep behind the wheel of his running SUV, they did not conduct any sobriety tests and let their boss drive home, a decision that has thrown a spotlight on what happens when one officer confronts another on patrol. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
December 05, 2019 - 3:50 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A female officer who was reportedly caught on video kissing then-Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson at a popular restaurant in October was transferred weeks later from his personal security detail to another role on the police force, a department spokesman said. Police...
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December 05, 2019 - 11:53 am
LONDON (AP) — London’s Court of Appeal on Thursday exonerated three men who had served time in prison nearly 50 years ago following the testimony of a corrupt police officer — one of several high-profile cases involving black men that proved controversial. Judge Ian Burnett quashed the convictions...
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December 05, 2019 - 11:05 am
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Kennesaw State University's decision to remove its cheerleaders from the field after they protested police brutality during the national anthem has cost Georgia taxpayers $145,000 in a legal settlement. Former KSU cheerleader Tommia Dean settled her lawsuit and will get $93,000...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks during a news conference in Chicago. When fellow officers discovered Johnson asleep behind the wheel of his running SUV, they did not conduct any sobriety tests and let their boss drive home, a decision that has thrown a spotlight on what happens when one officer confronts another on patrol. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
December 04, 2019 - 5:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — When fellow officers discovered Chicago’s police chief asleep behind the wheel of his running SUV, they did not conduct any sobriety tests and let their boss drive home — a decision that has thrown a spotlight on what happens when one officer confronts another on patrol. Many details...
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December 04, 2019 - 4:48 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s police on Wednesday blocked opposition leader Kizza Besigye from leading an anti-corruption march in competition with one organized by the president. Kampala’s Metropolitan Police spokesman Patrick Onyango alleged the opposition was planning to create chaos in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2019 file photo, Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks as Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announces his retirement after more than three years leading the department in Chicago. Mayor Lightfoot fired Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Monday Dec. 2, 2019, due to his "ethical lapses."(AP Photo/Teresa Crawford File)
December 03, 2019 - 7:14 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Ousted Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Tuesday that he didn’t “intentionally mislead or deceive” anyone about the mid-October night he was found sleeping behind the wheel of his SUV. Johnson, 59, released a statement through his attorney a day after Mayor Lori...
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces the firing Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 of Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
December 02, 2019 - 6:45 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired the city’s retiring police superintendent Monday, citing “ethical lapses” that included telling lies about a recent incident in which Eddie Johnson was found asleep at the wheel of his car after having drinks. Named to the job in the wake of a...
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December 01, 2019 - 8:26 pm
A woman is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in a west Wichita night club. Police are looking for a suspect. Officers responded to a disturbance call about 3:00 a.m. Sunday that took place at the 511 Club, located in the 500 block of West Street. A woman in her twenties was shot...
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November 29, 2019 - 10:26 pm
Authorities in Kansas and Missouri are investigating an officer-involved fatal shooting after a police pursuit in both states. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says that an officer from the Pittsburg Police Department attempted a traffic stop early Friday morning because the license tag was...
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November 29, 2019 - 7:02 pm
Wichita police have arrested a suspect in a shooting that occurred on Thanksgiving day. A 33-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to the leg near Grant and South Bonn street around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. Around 8:30 p.m. Thursday...
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