RIP Officer Flisk and Officer Peters (CHA - retired) : Timothy Herring, a man found guilty of the 2010 murders of Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk and former Chicago Housing Authority Officer Stephen Peters, has been sentenced to...Show More Summary
Words cannot describe our disgust: Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin understands why police officers are angry the Illinois Prisoner Review Board has ordered the release of the killer of a Chicago cop.The board voted 8-6 Thursday...Show More Summary
SPRINGFIELD, OR — Police have arrested 38-year-old Jeremy Ringquist after the bodies of his parents were found stuffed inside a freezer at their home. According to reports, Ringquist had recently moved from Chicago and into the home...Show More Summary
This short piece at Channel 2 : Eighteen uniformed Chicago police officers were headed to Springfield on Thursday to attend parole hearings for three convicted cop killers. WBBM Newsradio [...] reports the officers planned to present...Show More Summary
Gotta keep that case front and center! A Cook County judge Thursday raised the possibility of allowing only audio coverage at the upcoming trial of a Chicago police commander on charges he shoved a gun into a suspect's throat and threatened to kill him.Judge Diane Cannon tentatively set trial for Cmdr. Show More Summary
The Chicago Police Department has busted at least 42 people on the West Side with a cache of drugs and firearms, and seized one man's Maserati. [ more › ]
You hate to see this: 4 shot in South Side attack a block from CPD headquarters Ouch: A man was killed in the Grand Crossing neighborhood and four people were shot in an attack in Bronzeville, a block from Chicago police headquarters.The four were shot on 35th Street, in the block east of Indiana Avenue, about 8:20 p.m. Won't somebody think of the bosses??!?!??
A retired judge has released dashcam video that shows a Chicago police officer shooting multiple times at a car full of unarmed teenagers. "48 Hours" Crimesider reporter Michelle Sigona has more on the investigation.
Video of 2013 incident, made public by retired Chicago judge, appears to show white police officer firing at car full of black teens; civil suit alleged officer shot "without provocation, cause or justification"
For what we think is the first time in history the Chicago Police Department is going to 12-hour days in response to a regularly scheduled holiday. Days and Midnights will be holding down the Districts while Third Watch is still awaiting assignments from Special Events. Show More Summary
cBS gets in on the act: As Police Supt. Garry McCarthy begins his fifth year running the Chicago Police Department, some aldermen – old and new – appeared to be losing confidence in his ability to reduce gun violence as summer approaches. Show More Summary
Missed this one over the weekend: A Chicago police officer shot a man early Saturday while responding to a call of men with guns in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.Several Area Central Gun Team units responded to a call of men with guns about 12:10 a.m. Show More Summary
Black lives matter. They matter whether they are taken at the hands of a hate-filled 21-year-old in a church prayer meeting, by a police officer who shoots a suspect he fears is armed or in a drive-by shooting on Chicago's south side. Thirty two people are murdered by guns every day in the United States. Show More Summary
The Chicago Reporter recently obtained a Chicago Police Department (CPD) dashboard camera footage that shows a police officer identified as Marco Proano, firing multiple rounds into a car filled with African American teenagers. According...Show More Summary
And in turn, was killed by responding officers, but that tradeoff is never worth it: A Cincinnati police officer killed in a shootout Friday was a Chicago native who had attended high school and community college here before leavingShow More Summary
VICE News is closely watching policing in America. Check out the Officer Involved blog here. Video shows a Chicago police officer shooting dozens of times at a vehicle carrying black teenagers, according to a report from the Chicago Reporter citing dash cam footage that it obtained. Show More Summary
A video of a Chicago police officer appearing to open fire into a carload of unarmed teenagers troubled a former judge so greatly that he handed the video over to the media. “I’ve seen lots of gruesome, grisly crimes,” retired Cook County Judge Andrew Berman told Jonah Newman of the Chicago Reader. Show More Summary
A recently released dashcam video shows a Chicago police officer firing over a dozen shots into a car full of six unarmed black teenagers in December 2013.
In a just-released video a Chicago police officer can be seen opening fire on an unarmed car filled with black teenagers, peppering them with more than a dozen bullets. [ more › ]
Black lives don’t mean spit to cops…