9-year-old Antonio Smith was brutally shot by 4 gang members who assumed that the kid was a rival gang member. He was shot at least 4 times in the 1200 block of East 71st Street. In Chicago, gang rivalries are not a joke. Gang members...Show More Summary
Nine-year-old Antonio Smith stormed out of his family’s apartment on Chicago’s South Side in a fit of anger when his mother refused to give him a cupcake on a warm summer day in August, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Another in a long line of scandals comes to a close : A veteran Chicago cop has been fired, after a run-in with a cab driver five years ago.Karl Clermont recalls the booze-fueled encounter he had with an off-duty Chicago police detective in April 2009. Show More Summary
A U.S. man detained in Bali has confessed to killing his girlfriend's mother and stuffing her body into a suitcase, police confirmed on Friday. Tommy Schaefer, 21, and Heather Mack, 19, both from Chicago, were arrested on Aug. 13 after...Show More Summary
The Chicago man imprisoned in Bali, Indonesia, has confessed to his part in the grisly murder of his girlfriend’s mother, police said, according to the Associated Press.
Can you turn it into an act? On Tuesday, September 30th, you have the right to remain laughing AGAIN! After the success of last year’s competition, Laugh Factory is once again inviting the police officers of The City of Chicago to try...Show More Summary
Chicago Police Lt. Glenn Evans was formally indicted on felony battery and misconduct charges Thursday. [ more › ]
The investigation proceeds : A 16-year-old Indiana boy was ordered held without bond Wednesday for his alleged role in the murder of an elderly retired Chicago Police sergeant.While his mother sat next to him, Jeremy Mendez admittedShow More Summary
Dozens of police chiefs meeting in Chicago this week said a notorious fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri in August had been a defining moment for law enforcement and pledged greater transparency over such incidents. Speaking to Reuters in a group interview, the heads of police of Dallas,...
By Fiona Ortiz CHICAGO (Reuters) - Dozens of police chiefs meeting in Chicago this week said a notorious fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri in August had been a defining moment for law enforcement and pledged greater transparency over such incidents. Show More Summary
The Chicago police detective responsible for the death of Rekia Boyd, is set to stand trial next month, reports the Chicago Tribune.
Stable at last report - suspect was shot during the incident : A Chicago police officer was hit by a car and the suspect shot on the Near West Side Saturday night, officials said.The incident took place about 10:12 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Lake Street, according to said Police News Affairs [...]Show More Summary
Right place, right time, right training : A Chicago Police officer performed CPR on a newborn baby to help save his life Friday night in the Bridgeport neighborhood on the South Side.About 8:15 p.m. the officer, who works the evening...Show More Summary
A sicko kidnapped a pregnant college student at knifepoint in broad daylight, raped the woman in a Chicago alley, then stuffed the 24-year-old in the trunk of her own car, police said.
Police said the suspects surrounded two men early Monday at a public transit station and attacked when the victims refused to flash gang signs
Shocking video of members of a Chicago street gang, one armed with a machete, attacking two men was released to the public by the Chicago Transit Authority on Tuesday. Chicago police report that seven gang members were arrested for the attack that left two brothers unaffiliated with a gang with slashes and bruises. Show More Summary
Police said the seven asked two brothers to flash them gang signs — a request the victims refused because they were not in a gang. An 18-year-old in the group pulled out the machete and struck one of the brothers in the head.
Lawyers for Rickey Williams filed the lawsuit in federal court Tuesday against Lt. Glenn Evans, who had his police powers revoked and was charged with misconduct and battery last month by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. [ more › ]
A Chicago police commander has come under intense scrutiny after a lawsuit was filed against him for putting his gun in a young man’s mouth, the Chicago Tribune reports.
This is the biggest non-surprise in recent history : A lawyer for a man who alleges a Chicago police commander shoved a gun into his mouth ripped Superintendent Garry McCarthy for taking no action against the commander even after DNA...Show More Summary