Two Chicago Police Officers Hurt In Englewood CrashAbout 12:15 a.m., the officers were responding to a call in a marked squad car and traveling northbound on May Street near 73rd Street when a gray Ford Taurus struck a parked car, then struck the front driver’s side of the squad car, police said.
Suit Accuses Chicago, Cook County Cops Of Kidnapping Woman, Extorting Mother For GunsA federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday against the Chicago Police Department and Cook County Sheriff’s office by a woman who alleges officers kidnapped her daughter and extorted her into buying illegal guns for them.
Englewood Police Youth Baseball League Hits A Home Run For Cops, KidsThe Englewood Police Youth Baseball League was created to keep kids busy, and off the streets, and to change perceptions of police in the crime-plagued South Side community.
Police Help Form Math And Science Club For West Side KidsSome Chicago police officers have become involved in an effort on the West Side to spark interest in math and science among children, and in the process have improved relations with the community.
Chicago Cops To Guard Military Recruitment Sites After Deadly Chattanooga ShootingPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy has ordered officers to provide security at all military recruiting sites in the city, after a gunman killed four Marines at a recruitment center in Tennessee on Thursday.
Charges Pending After Two Police Officers Hurt In South Shore CrashA driver who may have been intoxicated crashed an SUV into a police vehicle early Wednesday in the South Shore neighborhood, leaving two Chicago Police officers injured.
Three Officers Among Five Hurt In Little Village CrashA marked police SUV with its emergency equipment activated was northbound on Millard Avenue about 8:55 p.m. when it was hit by a Dodge headed east on Cermak Road, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. The Dodge failed to stop at a stop sign before the crash.
Four Cops Charged With Lying Under Oath In Drug CaseFour police officers – three from Chicago, and one from Glenview – have been charged with felony perjury, for allegedly lying under oath in a drug case last year.
Shots Fired At Police In HermosaShots rang out in the direction of officers conducting an investigation in the 2200 block of North Keystone about 1:20 a.m., police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
WATCH: Chicago Police Officers Rescue Motorists From Fiery CarDramatic, newly released video shows how two Chicago police officers rescued two men from a fiery vehicle following a crash earlier this month.
Two Police Officers, Three Civilians Hurt In West Side CrashA police squad SUV was heading north on Homan Avenue when it was struck by a black car heading west on Congress Parkway, police said. The crash caused the SUV to flip onto its roof.
Four Officers Hurt In South Chicago Squad Car CrashAbout 10:45 p.m., a vehicle was attempting to elude police during a traffic pursuit in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. During the pursuit, the suspect’s vehicle crashed into two police squad cars in the 8900 block of South South Chicago Avenue.