7 Chicago cops suspended for roles in chief’s traffic stop

Seven Chicago police officers have been suspended for their roles the night then-Superintendent Eddie Johnson was found asleep behind the wheel of his SUV after having several drinks at a bar, according to a report by the city’s inspector general released Friday.

Smollett's lawyers seek records on Chicago's ousted top cop

Attorneys for actor Jussie Smollett have asked the city of Chicago turn over documents that show former police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was “untruthful or misleading in any statement" before he was fired last month, in an apparent bid to undermine Johnson's credibility.

Chicago chief's firing again rattles confidence in force

The unceremonious firing of Chicago's police superintendent just weeks before his retirement has rattled a department that, under his leadership, was seeking to restore public confidence since the release of a 2014 video showing a white officer killing a black teenager with 16 gunshots.

Evidence tampering alleged in Eddie Johnson firing case

Anthony Guglielmi said officials noticed that the phone was damaged when the woman left then-Superintendent Eddie Johnson's security detail to join the evidence and recovered property unit, three days after the incident.

Reports shed new light on Eddie Johnson's firing

Chicago’s fired police chief was having drinks with a woman for hours the mid-October night officers found him sleeping behind the wheel of his SUV, according to two newspapers citing unidentified sources.

Maze Jackson on Supt. Eddie Johnson's abrupt firing

A visibly upset Mayor Lightfoot announced the termination of Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Monday, just weeks before he was set to retire. Political analyst and radio personality Maze Jackson talks about it.

Lightfoot terminates CPD superintendent Eddie Johnson

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she has terminated police superintendent Eddie Johnson for lying to her and intentionally misleading the public about the events that led to him being discovered asleep in his vehicle in October.