{FD} Illinois police department weighing legal action after ‘false’ allegations of brutality in woman’s arrest

An Illinois police department says it’s exploring ways to pursue legal action against online commentators who falsely accused it of beating up a woman after she broadcast a Facebook Live video showing her swollen face following an arrest.

{FD} Trump defends Chicago police, tweets they ‘have every right to legally protest’

President Trump tweeted in defense of the Chicago police on Friday evening, saying they had “every right to legally protest,” days after a police union in the city planned a demonstration against Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who they claim is “anti-police.”