Mayor Plans To Buy Hundreds Of New Squad Cars For CPDMayor Rahm Emanuel has asked the City Council to approve $25 million in new borrowing to purchase about 600 new squad cars for the Chicago Police Department, to provide vehicles for the nearly 1,000 new police officers he plans to hire over the next two years.
1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Eisenhower Expressway ShootingIllinois State Police said the shooting happened around 5:30 a.m. in the outbound lanes of the Eisenhower near Laramie Avenue.
Wrongfully Convicted Man Settles Chicago Heights Lawsuit For $15 MillionA federal judge Wednesday approved a $15 million settlement said to be one of the largest in Illinois history for wrongful conviction.
Man Shot In Brighton ParkAbout 4:23 a.m., the 20-year-old was sitting in his parked vehicle in the 3000 block of West 39th when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside shot him in the arm, according to Chicago Police.
Convicted Hillside Sex Offender Deemed ‘Sexually Violent’ By JuryLawrence Schauer, 63, has been ruled sexually violent and must remain in the custody of IDHS for treatment following a one-day DuPage County trial, according to a statement from the Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office.
1 Dead, 7 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings Across ChicagoA man fatally shot someone who was trying to rob him Wednesday night in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago Police.
CPD Releases Sketches Of Severed Head Found In Park LagoonThe human remains were found about 10 a.m. Sept. 23 in the lagoon at McKinley Park, at 2210 W. Pershing Rd., according to Chicago Police.
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Mother Claims Elliot Nott Assaulted Her Daughter In 2011One parent claims he assaulted her 8-year-old daughter years ago, but nothing was done.
Dad Busts Man Sexting His 13-Year-Old DaughterIshmael Henry thought he was sexting a 13-year-old girl, until he set up and meeting and was busted by the father and police.
Giordano's Creates Presidential Candidate-Inspired PizzasGiordano's announced Monday that guests can order these special candidate-inspired pizzas on each day following the scheduled debates, starting Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the Jackson location in Downtown Chicago.
CTU Ready To Strike Oct. 11 If No Agreement Is ReachedThe Chicago Teachers Union has set a strike date of Oct. 11.