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Family renews calls for charges against Waukegan officer who shot and killed 19-year-old

Editor’s Note: The below video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer. Viewer discretion is advised. Family and community members are renewing calls for the arrest of a Waukegan police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old man after his girlfriend nearly hit the officer with her car following a pursuit in October. […]

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Dashcam, bodycam footage released in fatal Waukegan police-involved shooting

Editor’s Note: The below video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer. Viewer discretion is advised. Videos released Wednesday from the fatal officer-involved shooting in Waukegan conflict with the victim’s account and show her vehicle fleeing police after an officer tried to arrest the woman’s boyfriend on a warrant. Tafara Williams, of Waukegan, […]

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Waukegan mayor says video of fatal police shooting will be released soon

The mayor of Waukegan said that video of the Waukegan police officer shooting a couple, killing a 19-year-old, will be publicly released this week. Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham made the announcement during a prayer vigil on Sunday. The video will be released after the families of Tafarra Williams and Marcellis Stinnette view the bodycam and […]

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Waukegan police officer fired following fatal shooting of 19-year-old man

The Waukegan police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old man and also shot his girlfriend has been fired for “multiple policy and procedure violations,” the police chief announced. Waukegan Police Chief Wayne Walles announced that the officer, who is Hispanic and has five years of experience with the department, was fired Friday evening. No additional […]