Police are investigating after finding a dead body floating in the Chicago River Thursday morning. [ more › ]
Entertainment time: Sandi Jackson’s own comments helped convince her estranged husband’s lawyers that they need to question former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and two other former cops in the couple’s contentious divorce case.That’s the argument lawyers for former U.S. Show More Summary
MENARD, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in the disappearance of his fourth wife, has been transferred out of the Illinois prison system and into a federal penitentiary in Indiana.
Economists and advocates weigh-in on what Trump's plans to escalate deportations would cost (billions) and the effect they could have on the U.S. economy. Chicago Public Schools told principals not to let Immigration and Customs Enforcement...Show More Summary
Over the past year we've frequently written about the alarming homicide rates in Chicago (see "Chicago Violence Worst In 20 Years: 'Not Seen This Level Of Disrespect For Police Ever'"). But, the Wall Street Journal recently conducted...Show More Summary
Sorry - we mean, " No one noticed until it was politically expedient to attack the police again: " Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has a busy West Side district under the command of a cop with a long history of misconduct allegations, a WBEZ analysis of police records shows.Cmdr. Show More Summary
Murder charges were leveled Friday against an Amtrak police officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed Minneapolis man during an encounter in downtown Chicago.
Well, let's dissect it : In the investigation, the I-Team uncovered thousands of domestic violence complaints against Chicago police officers.In a database obtained through a the Freedom of Information Act request, the I-Team found 5,280 domestic violence complaints filed against Chicago police officers since the year 2000. Show More Summary
This was published last week: Work will start in earnest next week on how to reform the Chicago Police Department after federal investigators found that officers routinely used excessive force against minorities and tolerated "racially discriminatory conduct" by officers. Show More Summary
An off-duty Cook County Sheriff was shot in the leg on Saturday night and taken to the hospital. Chicago police say the sheriff was in good condition. Two offenders are … Click to Continue »
CHICAGO (AP) — A man has been charged in a Chicago shooting captured on video that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman, police said Saturday.
Lavontay White was fatally wounded in an attack targeting his uncle.
CHICAGO — A man has been charged in a Chicago shooting captured on video that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman, police said Saturday. Devon Swan, 26, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting that killed 2-year-old Lavontay White and Lavontay’s uncle, 26-year-old Lazaric Collins. They were riding in...
We're sure the usual suspects will add these to the totals bandied about for "payouts for police misconduct:" Chicago taxpayers will spend $250,000 to compensate a drag-racing motorcycle driver injured in a 2011 collision with a police vehicle driven by First Deputy Police Superintendent Kevin Navarro. Show More Summary
By Timothy Mclaughlin CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Amtrak police officer has been charged with murder after fatally shooting an unarmed man who had been spotted smoking marijuana outside Chicago's Union Station train terminal, a police statement and court documents showed on Friday. Show More Summary
An Amtrak police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed Minneapolis man outside Chicago's Union Station was ordered held on $250,000 bail
Laroyce Tankson, 31, shot Chad Robertson, 25, on Feb. 8 at around 8:40 p.m. local time, the police statement said. Robertson was transported to a hospital in serious condition and died on Wednesday.
An Amtrak police officer was charged with first-degree murder for fatally shooting an unarmed Minnesota man in Chicago earlier this month.
“This has got to stop somewhere. Our children should not have to pay the price for our inability to hold repeat gun offenders responsible for their actions,” Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said in a press conference.
A 19-year-old Chicago man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of an 11-year-old girl, one of three children shot in the city in recent days, Chicago police said on Wednesday. Antwan Jones, 19, was chargedShow More Summary