For Officers in Fatal Shootings, an Unseen ‘Grieving Process’

By MITCH SMITH and SERGE F. KOVALESKI June 6, 2017 CHICAGO — There is a grim routine to the police shootings that have divided this country in recent years. First, we learn the names and ages of the deceased. We see them smiling in old...

Chicago Officer Who Shot Teenager and Bystander Will Not Be Charged

By MITCH SMITH and MONICA DAVEY February 10, 2017 CHICAGO — A police officer here who fatally shot an innocent bystander and a 19-year-old wielding a baseball bat will not face state charges, prosecutors announced on Friday. The decision...