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
Chicago Police shut down State Street from Randolph to Lake this afternoon after a suspicious package was discovered. Everything is clear now. [ more › ]
Lawyer for accused female officer says she's going through some "significant" problems
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
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
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
Chicago Police Department upgraded its website in an effort at improving communication. [ more › ]
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.
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
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
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 › ]
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
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 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...
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
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
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...
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
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
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.