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No One is Immune

Even Commanders are getting shot at : SWAT teams swarmed a home in the city's South Chicago neighborhood after shots were fired at a police district commander late Thursday night. A five-hour standoff with the suspects ended early Friday morning.Police said five suspects were taken into custody around 3:30 a.m. Show More Summary

Chicago murders top 700 for first time in nearly two decades

CHICAGO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Murders in Chicago have already topped 700 this year, police said on Thursday, as a surge in violence in the third largest U.S. city has sent the number of killings to its highest point in nearly two decades. Show More Summary

Indictment

Some good news: A Cook County grand jury has returned an 8-count true bill against a man who allegedly beat an off-duty Chicago police officer during an altercation outside of Wrigley Field this summer.Tremaine Wilson was charged with...Show More Summary

Chicago tops 700 homicides - bloodiest year in decades with a month to go in 2016

In a year of relentless violence, Chicago this week hit another gruesome milestone, exceeding 700 homicides for the first time in nearly two decades, according to Police Department records. The 700-mark was reached when a 25-year-old man was fatally shot about 6:20 a.m. Wednesday in the Burnside...

Chicago tops 700 homicides - with a month to go in violent 2016

In a year of relentless violence, Chicago has hit another gruesome milestone, exceeding 700 homicides on Wednesday for the first time in nearly two decades, according to official Police Department records. The 700-mark was hit when a 25-year-old man was fatally shot about 6:20 a.m. at 93rd Street...

Damn! This Guy is Good!

He really ought to be put in a leadership position of some sort: After a pair of gang shootings in the 15th Ward erupted minutes apart Monday night and left two dead, Ald. Raymond Lopez (15th) called on the Chicago Police DepartmentShow More Summary

Trump to visit Chicago this week, and police getting security in place, sources say

Chicago police are making security preparations for a visit from President-elect Donald Trump this week, according to sources. Trump representatives would not confirm a stopover in Chicago, but the sources in Chicago said the president-elect is expected to arrive in Chicago sometime Thursday and...

Shoot Your Partner?

Special Ed is unhappy that everyone isn't contributing their opinion to the new Use of Force Policy : It’s an old adage meant to fill polling booths: If you don’t vote, don’t complain about who’s in office.Chicago Police Supt. EddieShow More Summary

Still Trying for Shortshanks

Like trying to nail jello to the wall: A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit can go forward accusing former Mayor Richard Daley of ignoring evidence that white Chicago police detectives working under disgraced former police Cmdr. Jon Burge tortured dozens of black suspects into murder confessions.U.S. Show More Summary

Brickbat: First Rule of Fight Club

3 days agoNews : Reason

Chicago police are investigating a fight between two boys at a local elementary school. The fight was recorded on video, and an adult appeared to be ordering the two to fight. One of the boys in the fight identified that adult as a teacher. In a note sent to parents, school officials said the person was not a Chicago Public Schools employee and is no longer supervising children.

Impressive

But they did have the extra day : At least 68 people were shot, 8 fatally, in attacks across the city over Thanksgiving weekend, according to Chicago police.Last year, 8 people were killed and 20 were wounded in shootings during the same four-day holiday weekend, beginning at 7 p.m. Show More Summary

Chicago Had Its Most Violent Thanksgiving Weekend In Years

The city also saw its fourth police shooting within the last nine days. [ more › ]

8 killed, 60 wounded in Chicago over Thanksgiving weekend

5 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Three people were also fatally shot in police involved-shootings between Wednesday evening and Monday morning

Chicago police kill suspect in pregnant woman's shooting

5 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The incident marked the third deadly police shooting in Chicago in five days

Whatever Else Comes From the #NoDAPL Protests, Let’s Get North Dakota Cops Some Body Cameras

Police body cameras are seen on a mannequin at an exhibit booth by manufacturer Wolfcom at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. October 26, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo One frustrating...Show More Summary

Armed Assailant Killed

Protests scheduled for later today : A man suspected of shooting a pregnant woman during a domestic disturbance was fatally shot by a Chicago Police officer Sunday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.Officers responded about 11:30 p.m. Show More Summary

#KajuanRaye: Unarmed Black Teen Shot And Killed By Chicago Cop

Kajuan Raye Shot And Killed By Chicago Cop 19-year-old Black Chicago teen Kajuan Raye has been shot and killed by a police officer reports The Root. Although the sergeant has claimed the teen pointed a gun at him, no

100 Shots

Remember, police are the problem as the ghetto body count rises : Carl Benton was playing music at a house party in the South Chicago neighborhood on the Far South Side early Saturday when he looked up and saw people rushing toward him.Soon, women were on top of him during what he recalled being about 10 minutes of gunfire. Show More Summary

Chicago sergeant stripped of powers after deadly shooting

last weekNews / Crime : Crimesider

Police sergeant says victim, Kajuan Raye, brandished gun but police haven't found weapon; Raye's relatives say he wasn't armed

Another Black Chicago Teen Shot & Killed By Police, No Gun Recovered

Yet another Chicago police officer has shot and killed a 19-year-old black teen he says twice pointed a gun at him, but so far, no weapon has been found. Nineteen-year-old Kajuan Raye was described as his family as “fun-loving and happy kid who had a bright future.” On Wednesday, police say a sergeant was called […]

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