Chicago Police officer
A Chicago police officer who was left paralyzed after a crash in his patrol vehicle six years ago has been served with eviction papers at the apartment the city has been paying for.
Timothy Herring was convicted in the fatal shooting of a city police officer and former Chicago Housing Authority employee who were investigating an auto burglary.
After spending more than 40 years in prison for killing a Chicago police officer in 1973, a 58-year-old man has been granted parole, enraging Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and rank-and-file officers.
A Chicago Police officer claims he was defamed and his right to privacy was violated after a therapist’s detailed advertisement described a shooting incident involving the officer — something he was seeking counseling for.
A vehicle collided with the officer’s squad car at 10:25 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street, police said, citing preliminary information.
A Chicago police officer is suing the city, claiming he blew the whistle on his boss, leading to retaliation.
The man who posted a Facebook video showing a Chicago cop sleeping on the job was offering a glimpse into why he filmed the police officer.
The Chicago Police Department has launched an investigation after an officer was caught on tape sleeping while inside a department SUV.
Officer Juan Belmontes filed the lawsuit Monday. In April 2013, Belmontes was charged with sexually assaulting a Chicago Police sergeant while at an apartment in Woodlawn. Three weeks after the charges were filed and Belmontes posted a $2,500 bond, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office declined to further prosecute him.
A suspected armed robber was shot after Chicago Police say he charged at an officer in the South Side Canaryville neighborhood, making the officer’s gun discharge.
She lowered her head, sobbed, mumbled and avoided eye contact with her cousin and the lawyers peppering her with questions. But Meosha Menzies hesitantly testified Tuesday that Timothy Herring admitted to her that he killed Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk and former CHA cop Stephen Peters in November 2010.
Prosecutors say Dante Servin was off-duty and angry when he approached Rekia Boyd and her friends as they were hanging out in Douglas Park more than three years ago.
A federal lawsuit claims a Chicago Police officer choked a man, handcuffed him too tightly and broke the key off, forcing authorities to cut the handcuffs off with an electric saw.
About 8 p.m., the on-duty officer was hit by a vehicle in the 1200 block of South Wabash Avenue, police said.
Around 9:40 a.m., an alarm malfunctioned at the Bridgeview Courthouse, resulting in a brief evacuation of the building, police said. During the evacuation, a Chicago police officer was retrieving his firearm from a storage locker, when it went off, and a bullet struck the officer in the leg.
About 9 p.m., a police squad car with its lights and sirens on was responding to a call in the 0-100 block of North Wacker when it was struck by a southbound Lincoln LS, police said.
Keshawn Perkins was 15 when he was arrested for the Nov. 4, 2011, murder of his grandmother, Hester Scott, at their home in the 8800 block of South Wallace. Perkins, now 19, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of first-degree murder at a hearing before Judge Clayton Crane, who handed down the 23-year sentence.
Antwon Golatte, 33, is charged with four counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer, two counts of manufacturing or delivering cannabis, and one count of possession of cannabis, all felonies, according to Chicago Police.
A police officer driving an unmarked squad car struck and killed a pedestrian early Wednesday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Near North District Officer Wadell Hardy, a 22-year veteran of the CPD, was the first to arrive, and found the victim struggling in the icy water. He admitted he was afraid the ice beneath him would give way, but he knew he couldn’t let the man drown.