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Lincoln Park »

Union wants to tell kids that Burge conviction set guilty men free and some torture claims are dubious.

Edison Park »

Parents at Edison Park Elementary School raised concerns over the mandatory curriculum Wednesday.

Jefferson Park »

FULL LESSON PLAN: Read what kids will learn about police brutality and the notorious police commander.

Englewood »

The City Council agreed to pay $5.5 million in reparations to victims of the notorious police commander.

Pullman »

Shawn Whirl was released in 2015 after serving 25 years in prison.

Downtown »

The year began with Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the first mayoral runoff and only went downhill from there.

Downtown »

Ald. Ameya Pawar said it's in the public interest to settle cases quickly, but also to release videos.

Downtown »

The Illinois Attorney General called for an investigation to see if the department violated federal law.

Downtown »

Cmdr. Glenn Evans, now on desk duty, has been a lightning rod for charges of excessive force.

Downtown »

The City Council created a $5.5 million fund for police torture reparations.

Downtown »

The Finance Committee moved to create a $5.5 million fund for victims of former Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.

Downtown »

Chicago would become the first U.S. city to pay reparations for police violence.

Downtown »

Anthony Holmes and Darrell Cannon were among the earliest victims of Cmdr. Jon Burge.

Downtown »

The deal also calls for a $5.5 million reparations fund for victims of the notorious police commander.

Downtown »

Two dozen protesters pushed for reparations for torture victims of Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.