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A Chicago police officer tries to protect office equipment inside the station. (Credit: Imgur)

Photos Show Police Station ‘Water Fight’ After Bullet Hits Pipe

A Chicago Police officer who accidentally fired a gun into a water pipe created quite a cleanup challenge, based on photos that emerged on the Internet on Wednesday.

02/19/2014

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Cop Accidentally Shoots Water Pipe In South Loop Police Station

Nobody was hurt when the officer discharged the gun, although a water pipe was hit, resulting in a leak that caused damage to an office.

02/18/2014

The Central District police station at 1718 S. State St. in Chicago. (Credit:Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Cops Working Without Air Conditioning At South Loop Police Station

Chicago police stations are supposed to be able to double as cooling centers for the public when the weather turns hot, but the Central District station in the South Loop is offering no such relief during this heat wave.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

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Man Claims Police Beat Him, Knocked Him Out Of Wheelchair

A paraplegic man claims two Chicago Police officers beat him and knocked him out of his wheelchair during a confrontation at a Loop doughnut shop.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

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Burglars Hitting Cell Phone, Electronics Stores In Downtown Area

Police are warning cell phone and electronics businesses in the downtown area that about a band of burglars that have been breaking in and stealing merchandise.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey (Credit: Chicago Police)

Memorial Service Marks 1st Anniversary Of Cop’s Murder

A year after the murder of Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey, no one has been formally charged with his death. But as CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, at a memorial service on Monday, there was reason for hope.

CBS 2–07/18/2011