Cop Didn't Shoot Attacker Over Fear Of National Scrutiny, Superintendent SaysAs aldermen were taking the first official steps to overhaul the way police shootings and allegations of police misconduct are investigated on Wednesday, one officer who was being attacked on the West Side was holding her fire, for fear of the potential scrutiny, Chicago’s top cop said Thursday.
Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges In 2013 ShootingA Chicago police officer charged with violating the civil rights of two teenagers he shot in 2013 pleaded not guilty Thursday when he made his first appearance before a federal judge.
Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Crash That Killed Off-Duty CopAndres Quinones, 33, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI causing death and failure to stop in a fatal accident for the crash that left Officer Charles Barango dead about 2 a.m., authorities said.
Chicago Police Officer Indicted By Feds In 2013 Shooting Of Two TeensThe indictment doesn’t identify the alleged victims but accuses the officer of violating their civil rights on Dec. 22, 2013.
Chicago Police Officer Charged With Hitting Man With Baton In 2014A Chicago police officer has been charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct, for allegedly hitting a man in the face with a baton at a block party in Lawndale in 2014.
Cop Who Saved Injured Cyclist Named Officer Of The MonthA Chicago police officer received a special award Wednesday for saving the life of a cyclist on Independence Day weekend in the Roscoe Village neighborhood.
Chicago Cop Opens Her Heart And Home To Young MomWalking into Olive Harvey College as a freshman is a dream come true for Alante Williams, but she knows she didn't get here on her own.
Chicago Police Officer Wounded In Shootout With Carjacking SuspectPolice said officers were investigating reports of a carjacking shortly after 10 p.m., and spotted a vehicle suspected to be the one they were seeking in the 600 block of East 100th Place. Instead of pulling over, the driver leaned out the window and began shooting at officers, police said.
Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Saves Boy Who Nearly Drowned At Pool PartyAn off-duty Chicago police sergeant was being hailed for saving a boy’s life Saturday evening, after he was reported drowned at an Orland Park pool party.
Off-Duty Officer Confronts Men Who Robbed Senior In Lake ViewAn off-duty Chicago Police officer witnessed the armed robbery of a senior Sunday afternoon in the North Side Lakeview neighborhood and confronted the suspects, who were later arrested, police said.
Off-Duty Chicago Cop Helps Badly Injured Cyclist In Roscoe VillageDressed in shorts and a Hawaiian shirt as he was driving through Roscoe Village with his son, Officer Sean Hayes said he was “in the right place at the right time” when a cyclist was doored by a female motorist, causing a serious injury to his neck.
Officer On Desk Duty Amid Probe Into Video Of Apparent StompingA Chicago police officer has been stripped of his police powers and placed on desk duty, pending an investigation into a video showing him apparently stomping a man's head while a second officer was trying to restrain the man.