City divided: Should Emanuel resign?

By Steve Musal

The two weeks since the city released the Laquan McDonald shooting video have been filled with protests, resignations, promises and apologies.

However, Mayor Rahm Emanuel adamantly maintains he will not resign. The citizens are divided in opinion, with 51 percent of Chicagoans in favor of his resignation, according to an Illinois Observer poll.

Photo at top: Despite the resignation of Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy, some Chicagoans are calling for the mayor and state’s attorney for Cook County to also step down. (Steve Musal/Medill)