Chicago Police Department
Being a police officer just got more dangerous in Chicago. According to information gathered by the Cook County Sheriff’s office, a street gang wants to ambush and kill police officers near 19th and Oakley west of the Loop. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.
A 15-year-old girl was shot in the stomach Thursday afternoon in the Grand Crossing neighborhood and critically wounded.
After the bloodiest January in the city in a decade — coming on the heels of a particularly violent 2012 — the killings slowed to a relative trickle in February.
Mayor Emanuel and labor leaders have announced settlement on a new Police Sergeants’ contract that he hopes can be a framework for a larger police union agreement.
This is the first day on the job for new detectives in Chicago: the first graduating class of detectives in the city in five years.
Police arrested 43 people and seized illegal drugs with an estimated street value of $23,000 during a series of raids around the city Thursday and Friday.
Eight people were slain in various shootings in Chicago over the weekend, but Chicago police maintain their crime-fighting strategies are working.
Criminal justice continues to be a burgeoning field for job seekers.
City Inspector General Joseph Ferguson has issued a report recommending the city put civilians in jobs now held by nearly 300 police officers.
Police are warning Douglas neighborhood residents of an increase in robberies this month on the South Side.
Police officials are hoping to use some big names to counteract the “Don’t Snitch” mentality that protects gang members and violent criminals in some neighborhoods.
Two Chicago women have been charged in connection with the fire-related deaths of two small children over the weekend in West Englewood.
A man who was combative with police at a South Side lockup died Thursday after he was Tasered, authorities said.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Wednesday he wants to set the record straight, following a “60 Minutes” report about suspects who were pressured to confess to crimes they didn’t commit.
The U.S. Justice Department has been conducting an investigation into the interrogation practices at the Chicago Police Department, and “60 Minutes” is about to break the story wide open.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is making more changes in his top command as he tries to get a handle on violence in the city, particularly on the South and West Sides.
Chicago police on Tuesday released several photos of two suspects who allegedly robbed at least four CVS Pharmacy locations.
The 29-year-old mother injured last week in a hit-and-run while strapping her child into a car seat is doing much better, CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports. Now, her family wants to know the identity of the driver.
An off-duty Chicago police officer allegedly ran his car into a young woman riding her bicycle and later blamed her for causing the accident, the Sun-Times is reporting.
The teen was shot in the back and was taken in serious condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.