There were 492 homicides in Chicago in 2019, down 13 percent from the previous year and down 38 percent from 2016, according to official statistics.
"This really does shine a light -- not only on the case in of itself, but it shines a light on how mismanaged the office is. There really are serious cases being mismanaged."
Coles was three months pregnant at the time of her disappearance on Tuesday, October 2.
As Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke awaited his fate, threats against the cop and his kin were still being investigated and city schools were bracing for potential civil unrest.
The twin daughters and pastor of Bettie Jones are calling for justice after new report finds shooting "not justified."
The Chicago cop who shot unarmed 18-year-old Paul O'Neal in the back, killing him, was wearing a body camera. But it was off.
A drug investigation-turned-shootout left a suspect dead and three cops injured in Chicago's West Side on Monday.
The mayor called for "the complete and total reform of the system and policing culture."
Quintonio LeGrier and Bettie Jones were shot and killed the day after Christmas.
Quintonio Legrier, a 19-year-old black student, was also killed.
The demonstrators chanted, "Sixteen shots and a cover-up!" and "Rahm, resign!"
A Chicago police officer last month was charged with first-degree murder.