No Bail For Officer Charged With Murder In Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldA Chicago police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Officer Jason Van Dyke was expected to appear for a bond hearing at noon Tuesday.
Mayor To Meet With Ministers As City Prepares To Release Video Of Fatal Police ShootingMayor Rahm Emanuel was meeting with community and religious leaders on Monday, to prepare for the backlash when a video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager is made public.
Chicago Police Officer Charged With Shooting At Off-Duty Suburban CopAn angry Cook County judge berated a Chicago Police officer who was in court Tuesday after being charged with firing five shots at an off-duty suburban cop who tried to pull him over for driving drunk.
Chicago Police Officer Charged With Shooting At Off-Duty Suburban CopJohn J. Gorman, 53, is charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, a felony, Cook County prosecutors said. He’s being held in the Cook County Jail, records show. Gorman could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted.
Jury Deliberating In Excessive Force Case Against Chicago CopAldo Brown, 38, testified that he only began throwing punches at Jecque Howard in the Omar Salma shop on East 76th Street after he realized Howard had a handgun in his back pocket.
Chicago Cop Investigated For Saying "Mike Brown Deserved It"Police spokesman Anthony Gugliemi said, after learning about the video, the department has opened an internal affairs investigation of the officer who made the statement about Michael Brown, the unarmed young black man who was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, last year.
DUI Charges Upgraded Against Off-Duty Cop Accused Of Critically Injuring WomanAn off-duty Chicago Police officer now faces a felony DUI charge after his car struck and critically injured a woman last month in the Belmont Heights neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Man Convicted Of 2013 Baseball Bat Attack On Chicago CopTythia Thigpen, 31, was found guilty of four counts of felony aggravated battery — including aggravated battery to a peace officer — and one count of resisting a peace officer following a bench trial before Judge Charles Burns, according to court records.
Off-Duty Cop Accidentally Shoots Self While Tussling With SuspectThe officer was taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Police did not release the officer’s gender or age.
Chicago Police Officer Injured In Wrigleyville CrashAbout 10:30 p.m., a man—who identified himself to reporters on the scene as Luis Gomez—was driving an Uber XL vehicle west on Addison Street, trying to turn south onto Clark Street, police said. The minivan—which had six passengers in it — collided with a Chicago Police vehicle that was eastbound on Addison
Paralyzed Chicago Cop Says He's Being Evicted From Apartment City Pays ForA 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.
Man Convicted Of Fatally Shooting Cop, Former CHA Employee Gets Life In PrisonTimothy Herring was convicted in the fatal shooting of a city police officer and former Chicago Housing Authority employee who were investigating an auto burglary.