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Teen Ticketed For Running Red Light In Crash With Police Car

An 18-year-old woman has been issued a handful of traffic citations after she and two Chicago Police officers were injured in an accident in the South Side Grand Boulevard neighborhood early Saturday when she ran a red light.

11/10/2012

Surveillance video from a South Shore convenience store shows two Chicago police officers hitting two brothers, who were later arrested. However, the charges were dropped, and the FBI and Independent Police Review Authority are investigating brutality allegations. (Credit: CBS)

Brothers Suing 2 Chicago Cops For Beating Caught On Tape

Two Chicago police officers are being investigated by the FBI and the Independent Police Review Authority, after beating two brothers at a South Shore storefront. Surveillance footage obtained by our CBS 2 Investigators is at the center of that investigation.

CBS 2–10/30/2012

Ald. George Cardenas

Alderman Wants Fee On Electric Bills To Fund Hiring Of New Police Officers

A Chicago alderman wants to add a fee to your electric bill so the city can hire more police officers.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Jose Rios, 30, is accused of firing shots at Chicago Police officers in the Avondale neighborhood after the officers spotted him with a gun on Sept. 6, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Shooting At Cops On NW Side

Charges were filed against a man who allegedly fired at Chicago Police officers Thursday night in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

09/09/2012

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Some Chicago Cops To Work Security Details At DNC In Charlotte

It’s been a long hot summer for the Chicago Police Department, trying to get a grip on a spike in deadly gang violence. CBS 2 has learned dozens of Chicago cops will be leaving town this week, to head to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2012

Scales Of Justice

Officers Sue, Claim Politics Got Them Cut From Mayor’s Security Detail

The makeup of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail is the subject of a lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Ronnell Jones, 23, who was wanted for a double murder in Yonkers, N.Y., in 2010, was arrested in Chicago after police conducted a traffic stop and found him in the back seat with an open container of alcohol and a gun. The officers later conducted a Google search and discovered Jones had been featured on "America's Most Wanted" for the Yonkers murders. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Chicago Cops Arrest New York Fugitive With Help From Google

A fugitive who was featured on “America’s Most Wanted” for a double murder in Yonkers, N.Y., has been found in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2012

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Man Shot And Killed By Police On South Side

Chicago Police say an officer shot and killed a man on the city’s South Side early Sunday morning.

07/08/2012

Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Police To Hire New Officers, But No Increase In Manpower

The union representing Chicago Police officers has been calling for months on the city to hire more officers, even going so far to take billboard ads.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: City Must Stop Skimping On Cops

I know I’m not the only Chicagoan who’s angry about guns, and the murders on our streets; two more shot dead Monday night. City Hall is spending more time worrying and whining than stopping it.

CBS 2–06/19/2012

Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: 200 Cops To Work As Security For Valerie Jarrett’s Daughter’s Wedding

A published report says between 100 and 200 Chicago Police officers will be off the streets Saturday to provide security for the wedding of top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Jail Solidarity

Protesters Charged After Mag Mile March, Claim Police Were Out Of Control

A dozen protesters have been charged after a rowdy demonstration that spilled onto the Magnificent Mile, but the protesters claim police were the ones who were out of control.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Chicago White Sox GM Kenny Williams chats with Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and two Chicago police officers at U.S. Cellular Field, before a tribute to police officers for their service during the NATO Summit. (Credit: CBS)

White Sox Pay Tribute To Chicago Cops For Work During NATO Summit

A Chicago police officer, who was stabbed in a fracas during protests of the NATO Summit over the weekend, was among the first batch to take in a free White Sox game at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Chicago police clad in riot gear work near the site of the NATO Summit, as protesters march through the streets on May 20, 2012. (credit: Mason Johnson/CBS)

FOP President Praises Chicago Cops For Work At NATO Protests

The head of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is praising his members for the jobs they did over the past few days during the NATO summit.

WBBM Newsradio–05/22/2012

A Chicago Police officer puts away her gas mask during a protest of the NATO Summit in Chicago on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Several officers donned gas masks, after an apparent miscommunication, when word spread that some protesters had put on gas masks. (Credit: CBS)

McCarthy: Cops Donning Gas Masks During Protest Result Of ‘Miscommunication’

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Monday it was just a miscommunication this weekend, when police officers at Sunday’s anti-NATO demonstration began putting on their gas masks.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012

A Chicago Police squad car crashed into a CTA bus on May 19, 2012, injuring two officers, a CTA driver, and six other people. (Credit: CBS)

2 Cops Among 9 Hurt When Squad Car Hits CTA Bus

A CTA driver was critically injured and eight other people were hurt early Sunday in a chain-reaction crash on the South Side that involveda bus, a squad car and other vehicles.

05/20/2012

Chicago police officers hang their heads in memory of fallen officers, during the annual St. Jude Memorial march at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park. (Credit: CBS)

Fallen Chicago Police Officers Honored At Annual March

The annual St. Jude Memorial March brought several thousand police officers and their families to Gold Star Families Memorial and Park on the lakefront on Sunday, to pay special tribute to officers who have died in the line of duty.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2012

Two Chicago Police officers were injured on April 7, 2012, in a head-on collision with a car in the Roseland neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Two Police Officers Injured In Roseland Head-On Collision

Two Chicago Police officers were injured early Saturday in a head-on collision with a car in the South Side Roseland neighborhood.

04/07/2012

Squad Car Crash

2 Officers Hurt When Squad Car Flips Over

Two Chicago Police officers were hurt overnight, when their squad car flipped over as they responded to a call on the city’s Southeast Side.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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City To Settle Lawsuit From Family Terrorized By Rogue Cops

David Stewart and Sharon Wilkins learned at least two lessons during their year of terror: Get to the door quickly and always keep plenty of cash on hand.

02/06/2012

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