A federal judge on Thursday held a drug dealer accountable for the murder of a Chicago police officer and his female friend and sentenced him to 35 years in prison, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Seventy-five sculptures of horses — each dedicated to a different slain Chicago police officer — are beginning to appear along the Magnificent Mile.
The city of Chicago closed the first eight months of 2014 with the fewest murder to date, since 1963.
A Chicago police commander accused of sticking the barrel of his service weapon in a suspect’s throat, pressing a stun gun against the man’s groin last year, and threatening to kill him was released without having to post bail Thursday.
A Chicago Police commander on the city’s West Side has been stripped of his police powers.
Officials at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives said the arrests were the culmination of a crime-fighting strategy called the “Chicago Initiative,” involving a combination of federal agents and local police targeting the illegal gun trade.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Ferguson tactics in dealing with crowds are exactly what Chicago Police are trying not to do.
A South Side family is angry because police shot their dog and then failed to catch an armed robber even though he was hiding out just feet from where they were standing, reports CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli.
Zecharias Miller, 26, allegedly broke into Soldier Field and set fire to a rug that damaged several suites.
The head of Cook County Jail said she’ll find room for any and all fugitives picked up by teams of Chicago police officers and Illinois state troopers in the coming month, and put them in the jail’s custody.
A small cadre of reinforcements has arrived for Chicago police, as dozens Illinois State Police troopers have begun their mission of helping track down wanted criminals.
Two would-be thieves were behind bars Thursday morning, after an off-duty Chicago police officer fired shots at them in the parking lot of a Jewel grocery store in the Oriole Park neighborhood.
Causing little attention, two men in their late-50s entered a West Side medical center on the pretense of wanting to see the dentist. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Police officers and supporters hit the road Sunday morning to honor fallen first responders in Chicago.
Emily Rivera is a student at William Nixon Elementary School at 2121 N. Keller Ave.
A Chicago police officer was hospitalized after being hit by a car in the Woodlawn neighborhood last night, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A Brighton Park man is dead after Chicago Police used a stun gun on him Saturday reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
An 11-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet as she played with friends Friday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy became a bit testy Monday during his weekly news conference on gun confiscations, when reporters peppered him with questions about something completely different.
A cab driver was relieved of some personal items – and his cab – this weekend by a strong-armed robber who may have been a cross-dressing man, police said.