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Police Still Searching For Suspect Who Carjacked Off-Duty Cop

It’s been almost a week, but Chicago Police still don’t know who beat an off-duty police sergeant, and carjacked the officer’s sport-utility vehicle — escaping with his gun, star, and bulletproof vest.

09/13/2013

A 31-year-old police officer and a 60-year-old resident were injured in an extra-alarm fire that started when the resident was smoking while using medical oxygen at an apartment in the 2900 block of West Harrison Street. (Credit: CBS)

Two, Including Cop, Injured In Extra-Alarm Fire On West Side

The officer suffered smoke inhalation while helping a 60-year-old man who was hurt when he sparked a fire by smoking while using medical oxygen.

09/06/2013

Officer Thomas Wortham

Chatham Park Event Honors Fallen Police Officer

CBS 2′s Mike Parker went to Nat King Cole Park, where an overnight campout began Friday night in a show of solidarity against gangs, drugs and guns. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

08/23/2013

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Man Charged With Biting Chicago Cop

A 33-year-old Chicago man bit a police officer and punched the cop in the head while exiting a CTA train.

08/19/2013

Dennis Farina, a former Chicago police officer turned actor, has died. (Credit: Alberto Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Actor, Former Chicago Cop Dennis Farina Dies

Dennis Farina, a former Chicago police officer turned actor, has died, the Associated Press is reporting.

07/22/2013

A Chicago police officer was injured when his squad car collided with a city garbage truck at 43rd and Ashland. (Credit: NVP News video)

Chicago Police Car, Garbage Truck Crash In Back Of The Yards

A Chicago police officer was hurt Tuesday night, when his squad car was involved in a crash with a garbage truck in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

06/26/2013

Larry Hamilton (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Threatens To Kill Chicago Cop After He’s Asked To Put Out Cigarette

A man who threatened to kill a cop after taunting officers by telling them “I would like to see you … try to take me to jail” was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday.

06/10/2013

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Police Kill Pit Bull That Attacked Two People On South Side

A pit bull that had already attacked one person in the Englewood neighborhood Wednesday morning was shot dead by a Chicago Police sergeant as it attacked a 16-year-old boy on his way to school.

05/15/2013

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Officer Punched During Traffic Stop, Dragged By Car

A Chicago police officer was recovering at home Tuesday morning, after she was punched, grabbed, then dragged down the street during a traffic stop in the Gresham neighborhood.

05/13/2013

A tow truck in action. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Cop Convicted For Extorting Tow Truck Drivers

A Chicago Police officer who allegedly sought and received extortion payments from tow truck drivers for steering vehicle tows from accident scenes was convicted on Friday as part of the FBI’s Operation Tow Scam corruption probe.

05/10/2013

Ald. Roberto Maldonado, 26th Ward (CBS File Photo)

Ald. Roberto Maldonado Accuses Cop Of Racism After He Gets Ticket

The incident that triggered Maldonado’s complaint occurred shortly after 9 p.m. on May 1 after Maldonado picked his children up from swimming practice.

05/07/2013

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Cop Shot By Officer Aiming At ‘Vicious Dog’ That Charged At Police

A Chicago Police officer is in good condition after he was inadvertently shot by another officer who was shooting at a “vicious dog” who charged at them in a South Side building Monday night.

05/06/2013

Chicago police investigate after an officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pointed a gun at police in an apartment in the 200 block of North Homan Avenue on March 14, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Man Who Pointed Gun At Officers On West Side

A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pointed a gun at police in the East Garfield Park neighborhood early Thursday morning.

03/14/2013

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Officer Fires Shot At Armed Robber On South Side

A Chicago Police officer fired a shot at an armed robber early Thursday on the South Side, police said.

02/14/2013

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Off-Duty Cop’s Gun Taken During Armed Robbery

The robbery happened about 7:30 p.m., as the off-duty officer sat in his own car near 91st and King Drive, police said.

02/13/2013

Patrick Finucane (Chicago Police Department)

Off-Duty Chicago Cop Found Dead In Apartment Building Lobby

A Chicago policeman who’d been with the department for 30 years was found dead in the lobby of his South Loop apartment building Sunday night.

12/24/2012

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Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Carjacked On South Side

An off-duty Chicago Police officer was carjacked Monday night in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

12/11/2012

An off-duty officer officer was shot at West 63rd Street and South Nashville Avenue. (CBS)

Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Shot On Southwest Side

An off-duty Chicago Police officer was shot during an attempted armed robbery early Monday in the Clearing neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

12/10/2012

William Howard Taft High School (Credit: CBS)

Parents Of Teen Strip-Searched At School Sue Assistant Principal, Police

The student said two security guards, a Chicago police officer and a female assistant principal took him from an room where he was serving an “in school suspension” to a nearby washroom on the second floor, where they conducted a strip search.

CBS 2–12/05/2012

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Police Officer, Resident Injured In Uptown Apartment Fire

A Chicago police officer and a resident of an Uptown apartment building were hospitalized Thursday from a fire in the building,

11/22/2012

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