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Bettie Jones

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Austin »

The resolution submitted by Ald. Jason Ervin got a hearing before the Finance Committee.

Austin »

The officer who killed Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones suffered "emotional trauma," the lawsuit said.

Garfield Park »

The 19-year-old was shot by one of the officers responding to the calls from LeGrier and his father.

Bronzeville »

Relatives of Bettie Jones, Sandra Bland and Rekia Boyd demanded justice at the Thursday meeting.

South Loop »

Despite a boycott by some ministers, mayor insisted the Martin Luther King event "was not about me."

Downtown »

Aldermen introduced a series of ordinances to curb excessive police force and increase accountability.

Garfield Park »

Hundreds of family members, friends, community members and activists came out to mourn Bettie Jones.

West Town »

Sharon Fairley said she plans to improve community relations with a new outreach manager.

Austin »

Bettie Jones was fatally shot by police on Dec. 26. Her family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

Austin »

My Block, My Hood, My City founder Jahmal Cole says police should live in the neighborhoods they serve. 

Austin »

Quintonio LeGrier, 19, and neighbor Bettie Jones, 55, were fatally shot by police on Dec. 26.

Downtown »

Mayor Emanuel said the aim is to make police encounters "less confrontational and more conversational."

Downtown »

"We cannot have innocent Chicagoans affected by officers shooting blindly," said Ald. George Cardenas.

Little Village »

Van Dyke's attorney said the officer wants people to know he is "not a monster."

Austin »

Bettie Jones and Quintonio LeGrier were shot and killed in an Austin home by police on Saturday.