Records related to domestic disturbance call at former Chicago top cop’s home were wrongly withheld, attorney general rules
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announces that he will step down as head of the department as Mayor Lori Lightfoot, left, stands with him at Chicago police headquarters on Nov. 7, 2019. - Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS

CHICAGO — An agency that oversees police accountability in Chicago wrongly withheld records about a police misconduct allegation following a domestic disturbance report last year at the home of former police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, the Illinois attorney general’s office has ruled. The case represents the latest example of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration resisting public scrutiny of city government despite her campaign pledge to “bring in the light” and promote transparency. The attorney general’s office ruling, issued Nov. 30, found the Civilian Office of Police Accountability “imp...