Bonus: Chicago's Reckoning

 photo: Flickr user  niXerKG  ( CC BY-NC 2.0 )

photo: Flickr user niXerKG (CC BY-NC 2.0)

 
 

Trial is underway for the Chicago police officer who shot and killed Laquan McDonald in 2014. The killing and ensuing coverup effectively ended the careers of several high-level city officials including Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who has announced he won't seek re-election.