Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration tried to block TV station from airing body camera footage of police raid on wrong home

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Law Department attempted in court this week to block a local TV station from airing body camera footage of Chicago police officers raiding an innocent woman’s home and handcuffing her while she was naked. The city also filed a request to have the woman, Anjanette Young, sanctioned for allegedly violating a confidentiality order. Officials for Lightfoot made the extraordinary request to prevent WBBM-TV from airing a news report in an emergency court filing Monday evening, which a federal judge rejected. The courts long have ruled against efforts to prevent news …

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