Police in Chicago say Rolando Ortiz slashed the throat of his 2-year-old son, Mateo Garcia Aguayo, nearly severing the boy’s head, because the child was keeping him from getting sleep. Charlie De Mar reports for CBS Chicago.
A person of interest was in custody Wednesday after police found the body of a 2-year-old boy in a Chicago home the day before.
The "brutal and horrific" slaying caps off a violent month in the city, which included the killing of a high-ranking police commander just last week, police said.
I still remember that hot Chicago night in August 2016. I remember standing at an intersection behind the red police tape, looking at the man shot dead on a stoop. I remember the shrieks and screams and cries of the 28-year-old's friends and family echoing throughout the neighborhood. Show More Summary
He wasn't really a "victim." He was part of the Machine helping to get Rahm re-elected. And then he became expendable: Fired Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he was the victim of a political “witch hunt” engineered by...Show More Summary
Interesting info from the gossip queen herself : Sneed is told the Chicago Police Mounted Patrol Unit as well as the CPD’s Canine Unit has been told to prepare to move to a new location in the near future.They were given no specificShow More Summary
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for a Chicago Police commander killed in the line of duty (all times local):
Of all Commander Paul Bauer's responsibilities, the ones that mattered the most to him were being a good husband and father, speakers said
CHICAGO (AP) — Five Cook County Jail inmates who applauded as the man charged with the fatal shooting of a Chicago police commander was led by their cell could face reprisals for their actions, a jail official said Friday.
Five Cook County Jail inmates applauded as the man charged with the fatal shooting of a Chicago police commander was led by their cell.
The NBC police drama “Chicago P.D.” was “slammed,” the Tribune reported in a Wednesday headline, for filming too close to the Thompson Center in Chicago’s Loop, where Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer had been fatally shot just one day before. How close was too close for our sensibilities? Five hundred...
Cook County inmates cheered as alleged cop killer Shomari Legghette was escorted from his first court hearing on Thursday. Four-time felon Shomari Legghette reportedly shot Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer six times near the Thompson Center in the Chicago Loop on Feb. Show More Summary
Snow Tickets In South Chicago Hoods Are Staggering In Comparison To Wealthiers Areas Data says the Chicago Police are issuing disproportionate amounts of snow tickets in the Black neighborhood of Englewood where a fist full of complaints to 311 are
The career criminal accused of killing a beloved Chicago police commander was denied bond during his first court appearance on Thursday.
Three transported to the hospital: Three Chicago police officers were injured when their unmarked car was struck by a van on the South Side while they were responding to a robbery Wednesday morning, officials said.All three officers were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Show More Summary
Good riddance : A man convicted of killing an off-duty Chicago police officer in a botched scheme to steal his guns was sentenced to 76 years in prison Wednesday.Cook County Judge Lawrence Flood sentenced Bernard Williams, 26, to 55Show More Summary
The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Chicago police officer reportedly had a lengthy criminal record and was carrying a semiautomatic handgun and a bulletproof vest. Commander Paul Bauer was shot and killed after attempting to help apprehend a person of interest in downtown Chicago who matched a description sent out over police radio. Show More Summary
The city of Chicago is in mourning after the shooting death of a well-loved and respected Chicago police commander.
CHICAGO (AP) — A man with a long criminal history that includes a conviction for armed robbery has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Chicago police commander, a police spokesman said Wednesday.