Chicago mayor apologizes for wrongful raid, said it was a mistake to try to stop CBS from airing body camera video

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot apologized to social worker Anjanette Young on Wednesday for the Chicago Police Department’s raid on her home, in which officers handcuffed her while she was naked, and disavowed her Law Department’s attempt to block a local news station from airing the footage. “I am sorry,” Lightfoot said in an emotional news conference after Wednesday’s City Council meeting. Lightfoot also said the city would amend its policies to make it easier to release body camera video under circumstances similar to this one. Lightfoot’s Law Department attempted in court this week to bloc…

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