Despite the backlog, investigators could have asked for the DNA samples to take priority. Considering the case involved a high-ranking Chicago Police officer, that didn't happen. [ more › ]
The anniversary of 9/11 is less than a month away, and ISIS is getting bolder by the day. Fresh off reports that talks of terror attacks have been increasing as
When the police pulled him over, he threatened them with a bomb. Emad Karakrah, 49, was charged with felony counts of disorderly conduct and aggravated fleeing; and a misdemeanor count of driving on a never-issued license, according to Chicago police. He was also issued three traffic citations. Someone called police after seeing a “suspicious person” [...]
Chicago police arrested a 49-year-old man Wednesday who was waving the ISIS flag outside of his car and threatening to bomb officers. The authorities were called by someone reporting a "suspicious person" in a Silver pontiac, NBC Chicago reports. Show More Summary
There have been several reports of American citizens joining (and even dying for) ISIS, and now a man in Chicago was arrested this week after waving an ISIS flag out the window of his car and threatening to detonate a bomb when the police tried to inspect the vehicle.
A federal judge threw out a civil rights lawsuit filed by Nanci Koschman, mother of David Koschman, accusing Chicago Police and Cook County State's attorneys of covering up the details of her son's 2004 death. [ more › ]
By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago police commander who had been praised for his crime fighting in some of the city's roughest neighborhoods appeared in court on Thursday to face charges he put a gun in a suspect's mouth, officials said. Show More Summary
A Chicago man trailing an ISIS flag outside his car window is behind bars after leading cops on a chase and then telling officers the vehicle was rigged with explosives and would detonate if searched, police said.
A federal judge today dismissed a lawsuit filed by David Koschman’s mother that had accused City Hall, Chicago police and Cook County prosecutors of a cover-up in her son's death in 2004.
Prosecutors say Glenn Evans, a Chicago police commander, threatened to kill a suspect during a 2013 arrest
One of Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy’s most trusted lieutenants faces felony charges in a case where he allegedly assaulted a suspect last year. [ more › ]
The truth comes out… These cops are dirty. Chicago Police Commander Stripped Of Gun And Badge After Being Charged With Putting Gun In Suspect’s Mouth A shady Chicago police commander known for being one of the city’s toughest enforcers has
As suspected, this was in the works for a month or so: One of Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy’s most valued commanders was charged Wednesday with official misconduct and aggravated battery for allegedly putting his gun in a suspect’s mouth last year, officials said.Cmdr. Show More Summary
Chicago’s crime rate dropped as concealed carry permits in the city have sky rocketed, The Washington Times reported. The number of robberies leading to arrests in Chicago declined 20 percent since last year’s police department statistics were released. Show More Summary
A police commander frequently praised for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods has been charged in connection with an incident in which he allegedly placed the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth, the Chicago Tribune has learned.
A Chicago police commander was arrested this week after evidence surfaced earlier this year that he had shoved his gun inside a 24-year-old suspect's mouth during an investigation. Read more...
A Chicago police commander frequently praised for his tough approach to crimefighting has been charged in connection with a 2013 incident in which he allegedly placed the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth. Read the rest
Chicago police officers shot and killed 19-year-old Roshad McIntosh in the west side neighborhood of North Lawndale on August 24. His mother was at a press conference after a letter was delivered to the United States Justice Department...Show More Summary
The Washington Times: An 86-year-old Illinois man with a concealed carry permit fired his weapon at an armed robbery suspect fleeing police last month, stopping the man in his tracks and allowing the police to make an arrest. Law enforcement authorities described the man as “a model citizen” who “helped others avoid being victims” at […]
Killer Mike heads to The Breakfast Club to talk about Ferguson, the police, looting, Barack Obama, Chicago and more. Previously: Killer Mike & Talib Kweli on CNN’s #Ferguson Coverage (Video)