Woman Who Lost Baby After Being Tasered Agrees To $500,000 SettlementThe settlement is expected to be approved Monday by the City Council’s Finance Committee.
Man Claims Cops, Prosecutors Framed Him For 2011 Little Italy MurderA man who beat a first-degree murder charge last month is suing the cops and prosecutor who tried to put him in prison.
Police Warn Of Catalytic Converter TheftsPolice say almost all the thefts of catalytic converters happened late at night, or in the overnight hours.
COPA Gearing Up — By Hiring Subject Matter ExpertsChicago’s new Civilian Office of Police Accountability opens for business Sept. 15 with 140 full-time employees, 90 of them investigators.
Near West Side Liquor Store Padlocked After Four Recent ShootingsA liquor store identified by police as a “hot spot for gang loitering” was padlocked Saturday after four shootings nearby since June 18.
Woman In Custody In Connection With 8 Apparent Heroin OverdosesPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson said detectives have learned someone was driving around Saturday passing out free samples of “suspected heroin.”
Mayor, Top Cop Defend CPD Strategy After 101 Shot Over Holiday WeekendPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson said the weekend’s bloodshed was “unacceptable” and “frustrating.”
CPD Begins Rolling Out New Fleet Of Police CruisersChicago police officers soon will patrol the streets in some sharp new wheels, and the high-tech cruisers are being made in Chicago.
CPD Plans "High, Visible" Police Presence At Taste Of ChicagoChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said there have been no credible threats to the city ahead of the 37th annual Taste of Chicago.
Ferguson Calls For Federal Court Oversight In CPD Reform EffortsChicago’s Inspector General says that the court-enforced decree may be the only way to maintain public confidence in the process.
Chicago Police Gain Access To ATF Ballistics Van To Fight Gun CrimesChicago police are about to get some help from the feds that will help them test ballistics on the spot after a shooting.
Chicago Says It Doesn't Need Federal Oversight For Police ReformA lawsuit filed against the city seeks federal court oversight of police reform. But Chicago says it doesn't need a judge's involvement.