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It's almost like...like... A 19-year-old man was pronounced dead and 10 other people were injured in daytime shootings in Chicago Friday, police said.The fatal shooting happened at 4:35 p.m. on the 3000 block of South Kedvale AvenueShow More Summary

Extra Extra: Suspicious Pacckage Forces State Street Closure

Chicago Police shut down State Street from Randolph to Lake this afternoon after a suspicious package was discovered. Everything is clear now. [ more › ]

Chicago cop stole wine from Costco, police say

3 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Lawyer for accused female officer says she's going through some "significant" problems

The Search Continues

Still looking for a willing match : Dozens of people showed up at a Northwest Side police station Tuesday afternoon to help save the life of a Chicago Police officer.Blanca Magallon, 43, a plain-clothes tactical officer who works out...Show More Summary

Seriously? Wine?

What, you can't afford Binny's so you shoplift as Costco ? Shoplifting has escalated in the city, and the Chicago Police Department’s organized crime division is part of a task force trying to stop it. But now the 2 Investigators have...Show More Summary

The Most Moving Pictures From the "Million March" Protests

5 days agoNews : CitizenSugar

On Saturday, thousands of people took to the streets in Chicago, Oakland, CA, and NYC to continue ongoing protests related to police brutality and the grand juries' decision not to indict officers involved in the recent deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, and Eric Garner in Staten Island, NY. Show More Summary

Midday News Links: Chicago Police Department Launches Redesigned Website

Chicago Police Department upgraded its website in an effort at improving communication. [ more › ]

Rahm Emanuel reimburses city $7,000 more for travel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has paid back the city $7,000 more in travel expenses following Chicago Tribune questions about why he spent taxpayer money to have Chicago police officers accompany him to the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

Chicago Subway Attack: Teens Assault Elderly Man On Camera

Police in Chicago have launched a manhunt for a group of teens who assaulted an elderly man on a subway train, after video of the incident was posted online. According to the Daily Mail, the attack took place on a CTA Blue Line train. Show More Summary

Beyond NYC and D.C., police brutality protesters descend on cities nationwide

New York City and Washington D.C. attracted the biggest police brutality protests on Saturday, but people took to the streets in Boston, Chicago, St. Louis, San Francisco and smaller cities to support the movement, too. Chanting "Hands...Show More Summary

Extra Extra: Attorney General Visits Chicago

Eric Holder said communities must ask 'fundamental questions about the lack of trust between some communities and the police officers who serve those communities.' [ more › ]

Chicago Cop Suspended For Playing ‘Racist’ Sweet Home Alabama At Black Lives Matter March

A Chicago cop was suspended for playing “Sweet Home Alabama” during a weekend Black Lives Matter protest over allege police brutality against black men. The Lynyrd Skynyrd song is considered “racially offensive” by some, according to Chicago police officials. Show More Summary

Attorney General in Chicago to talk about police tactics

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will appear in Chicago Friday to lead a round table discussion on how to build trust between police and the communities they serve, officials said.

Chicago cop to be disciplined for playing ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ song at protest

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Chicago police said on Thursday that the officer who blasted the song “Sweet Home Alabama” out of his squad car last weekend during a racial equality march will be disciplined. The 1974 song by the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd has been taken by some as supporting former Alabama...

That Was Quick

Disturbingly quick as a matter of fact : A Chicago police officer has been disciplined after he admitted playing a song some consider racially offensive during a protest against police violence last weekend, the department announcedShow More Summary

Cop to be suspended over song

The Chicago police officer who played "Sweet Home Alabama" out of a police car during a West Side anti-police-violence protest over the weekend will be disciplined, according to a news release sent from the Chicago Police Department on Thursday. "The officer responsible for playing the song... Show More Summary

Suit: Cops Planted Blood on Shoes; Here's How We Know

Juan Rivera was exonerated three years ago when DNA evidence cleared him of the 1992 murder of which he had been convicted. Now, in a federal lawsuit, Rivera's attorneys say they can prove police tried to frame Rivera, the Chicago Tribune reports. Before Rivera's trial, police and prosecutors planned to...

Frustration with police in Chicago runs deeper than Ferguson, New York protests

As the national conversation on race and police-community relations continues, sparked by police killings in Ferguson, New York, the discussion has also come to Chicago. Protestors marched through the streets of the city on several different occasions since Nov. Show More Summary

Chicago proposes chokehold ban in wake of U.S. protests

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By Mark Guarino CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago city council members have proposed a ban on the use of chokeholds by police officers working within city limits in an expansive proposal coming in the wake of the chokehold death of an unarmed black man being arrested in New York. Show More Summary

Coppers Injured in Wreck

South, three trapped in a car : Emergency officials are responding to a crash involving a Chicago police squad car near 87th and Loomis in the city's Gresham neighborhood. Three officers are reportedly injured and trapped inside the squad. There's no word yet on their conditions. Hopefully, nothing that can't be fixed. Best wishes to the Officers.

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