Tag: Cook County

State Official who Called Michelle Obama 'Ape in heels' Gets Job Back

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio The woman who called First Lady Michelle Obama an “ape in heels” on Facebook and subsequently lost her job will return to work later this month, the Charleston-Gazette Mail reported. Related Story: Michelle Obama ‘Ape in heels,’ say County Director, Mayor Pamela Taylor served as the director…

Chicago Police Chief Fired in Face of Mounting Pressure

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy was fired Tuesday amid growing calls for his ouster after a video released last week after more than a year showed the brutal killing of a Black teen by one of his officers. The video, which the city of Chicago resisted releasing for more than…