Johnson Touts CPD Gains In 2017, Laughs Off Call For U.N. Troops In ChicagoPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson noted shootings and murders both have dropped from 2016, which saw the highest level of homicides in nearly 20 years.
Commissioner Suggests U.N. Send Troops To Fight 'Quiet Genocide' Of Gun Violence In ChicagoCook County Commissioner Richard Boykin said leaders in Chicago and Cook County have failed to protect many communities from violent crime.
Aldermen Slam 'Englewood Four' $31M Wrongful Conviction SettlementThe vote was not unanimous.
City Seeking $31 Million Settlement With Wrongfully Convicted 'Englewood Four'Aldermen were scheduled to vote next week on a $31 million settlement with the “Englewood Four,” who spent years in prison for rape and murder before DNA evidence pointed to a different suspect.
Chicago Police Lieutenant Lends Homeless Veteran A Helping HandLocal businesses donated the materials and manpower to renovate a newsstand run by Anthony Johnson, an Air Force veteran who struggles with homelessness.
Police Plan Extra Security For Christmas Tree Lighting, Christkindlmarket, Other Holiday EventsChicago Police Department Chief of Organized Crime Anthony Riccio said undercover officers would be deployed at all large holiday events.
Jury Weighing Whether Chicago Police Framed Woman For Son’s DeathNicole Harris spent nearly eight years in prison, accused of murdering her own boy. She has since been exonerated and insists the child’s death was a “tragic accident.”
Police Set To Announce Record Low Shootings In EnglewoodIf gun violence trends in Englewood hold steady through the rest of 2017, the district is expected to see the fewest incidents of gun violence in any year going back to 1999.
Judge Rules In Favor Of FOP Over Disciplinary GuidelinesAccording to the judge’s ruling, the city violated the Illinois Labor Relations Act by not negotiating the new policy with the union.
Cop Who Donated Bone Marrow Named Officer Of The MonthA Chicago Police officer has been named the Police Memorial Foundation’s Officer of the Month for saving the life of an eight-month-old boy.
200 Recruits Graduate From Chicago Police AcademyThis graduating class is part of an ongoing hiring plan to add nearly 1,000 officers by the end of 2018.
Chance The Rapper Slams Aldermen For Planning $95M Police Training Academy"Financially, this proposed plan doesn’t make sense. We don’t have $95 million," the Grammy-winning musician told aldermen.