Power Goes Out At CPD HeadquartersChicago’s Police Department headquarters was without power for more than two hours Thursday afternoon, but officials say core functions were not affected.
Anita Alvarez: 'I Do Feel Like The Scapegoat'The Cook County State’s Attorney sat down with CBS 2’s Brad Edwards to discuss Chicago street violence, policing and what her future holds.
CPD: Addison Red Line Bag Checks Not Related To ImmigrationThe screenings are a counterterrorism effort that started in 2014, the Sun-Times reported at the time. Such checkpoints are conducted by officers who randomly search riders’ bags for explosives.
Supt. Eddie Johnson: Criminals Think Chicago Judicial System 'A Joke'Chicago's police superintendent said criminals view Cook County's judicial system as "a joke" when it comes to holding gang gunmen accountable for their violence.
Man Charged With Killing 11-Year-Old Takiya HolmesA 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 11-year-old Takiya Holmes over the weekend.
CPD Launches Second High-Tech Hub To Fight Violent CrimeThe Chicago Police Department has unveiled the second of its two new Strategic Decision Support Centers, which will use high-tech tools to predict where violent crime might happen.
Minorities Make Up 2/3 Of CPD’s 16,000 New ApplicantsAccording to Supt. Johnson, 35 percent of applications were submitted by African-Americans. 33 percent came from Hispanic applicants.
Chicago's Violent Crime In January Matches Bloody Start Of 2016It was a violent start to 2017 in Chicago, with the number of shootings nearly duplicating the tally from the start of last year, which ended up being the city’s bloodiest year in nearly two decades.
Chicago Police Department Unveils Twitter Account In SpanishThe Chicago Police Department has launched a Spanish language Twitter account to "bridge the gap" with the city's Latino community.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Appears To Fall Ill At CPD EventChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson appeared to fall ill at an event in Englewood on Friday, but police officials said he was talking and alert a short time later, and able to take himself to a hospital.
Chicago Police To Unveil High-Tech Additions To Crime-Fighting PlansPart of the city’s crime-fighting plan is to open two strategic decision support centers, in direct partnership with the University of Chicago Crime Lab.
Emanuel, Aldermen Leery Of Trump's Threat To "Send In The Feds" To Fight CrimePresident Donald Trump did not specify what he meant when he threatened to “send in the feds” if Chicago doesn’t get violent crime under control, but city leaders and clergy said the last thing the city needs is National Guard troops on every street corner.