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Police: Man Wanted For Stabbing Roommate In Hyde Park

Chicago police are searching for aman in connection with a stabbing Friday night in Hyde Park.

03/14/2015

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Gunfire Kills Elderly Man, Wounds Woman And Two Small Children

Police say they responded to a call of a “person shot” around 6:30 p.m. in the 200 block of West 105th Street, but found four people who had been hit.

03/09/2015

The Chicago Police Department's Homan Square facility.  (Credit: CBS)

Protestors Demand Chicago Police Close Homan Square Facility

Accusations by a British newspaper of brutality at a West Side Chicago police facility prompted about 75 to protest and demand its closure, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.

02/28/2015

Several carriages were burned in a fire at Noble Horse Theatre in Old Town. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Stable Fire Was Arson; Feds Now Investigating

(CBS) – It was no accident. It was arson. Thats’ according to officials investigating the fire at the Noble Horse Theatre this month. More than a half dozen horse carriages could be seen burning at […]

02/16/2015

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Substitute Teacher Had ‘Inappropriate Relationship’ With Girl: Police

Aaron Williams-Banks lists on his LinkedIn that he has worked as a math tutor in the Chicago Public Schools district since March 2014.

02/14/2015

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Man Tried To Grab Boy Walking To School: Chicago Police

Police are warning parents after someone man tried to kidnap a boy walking to school Thursday in the West Elsdon neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

02/12/2015

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Chicago Police, FBI Cooperating To Counter Terror Threats

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spoke with those charged with keeping us safe.

02/03/2015

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In Chicago, Efforts Never End To Detect Potential Terror Strikes

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has a behind-the-scenes look at the war on terrorism, Chicago-style.

02/02/2015

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Dog Owner Recalls Horror Of SUV Running Over Her Pet

At least one dog died, leaving its owner searching for answers. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

01/22/2015

Authorities released this video of an SUV wanted in connection with a hit-and-run that seriously injured a school crossing guard. | photo from Chicago Police

Police Release Pic Of SUV That Hit, Seriously Injured Crossing Guard

Police have released a photo of an SUV that sped off after hitting and seriously injuring a school crossing guard on the Far South Side last week.

01/20/2015

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Police Searching For Woman After Stabbing Incident At South Side School

Police are looking for a woman who suddenly pulled out a knife — stabbing a female security guard and a male student in the arm at Bond Elementary School in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

01/20/2015

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Chicago Police To Begin Testing Body Cams This Week

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports Chicago cops will be testing body cams clipped to an officers uniform and also point of view cameras clipped an officer’s glasses or head gear.

01/20/2015

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Aldermen Back Plan To Expand Police Profiling Restrictions

The city’s racial profiling restrictions already do more than prohibit police stops based the driver’s race, they also ban religion, sexual orientation, or disability from being used as probable cause for a stop. Proposal would also ban stops based on national origin or gender identity.

01/16/2015

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Cyclist’s Bike Stolen At Police Station While Reporting iPhone Theft

A Chicago man might think twice the next time he goes into a police station to report something as stolen.

01/05/2015

Authorities claim officers found five weapons and a store of ammunition while searching a North Lawndale home earlier this month. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Murders Down, Shootings Up In 2014

The number of murders in Chicago was down 3 percent compared the previous year. The number equates to the fewest since 1965.

01/01/2015

Pickpockets are targeting elderly woman at a grocery store in the North Side Irving Park neighborhood; here is a surveillance image of two suspects. (Chicago Police)

Police: Pickpockets Target Elderly Women In North Side Neighborhood

The robberies both happened in the 3500 block of North Elston, the first about 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 6 and the second about 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 29, according to a community alert from Area North detectives.

01/01/2015

A blue ribbon around a tree in Mount Greenwood in support of Chicago Police. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mount Greenwood Residents Put Up Blue Ribbons To Show Support For Police

All across the country, police officers have found themselves under attack. One Chicago woman is taking it upon herself to stop the hate.

12/30/2014

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Police: Man Arrested After Pulling Out Gun In Police Station Parking Lot

Chicago Police say they arrested a man who pulled a gun on the parking lot of a police station this morning.

12/29/2014

At least two Chicago Police officers were hurt in a crash late Saturday in Portage Park. / photo from Network Video Productions

Two Chicago Police Officers Hurt In NW Side Crash

Two Chicago police officers have been hurt in a collision on the Northwest Side and police say a 30-year-old man has been ticketed for causing the accident.

12/28/2014

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Local Police Officers Attend Funeral For Murdered NYPD Officer

Chicago police officers are in Queens, New York to honor the memory of two NYPD officers by attending the funeral for officer Rafael Ramos.

12/27/2014

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