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Chicago Police “Tweetalong” Hijacked By Critics

Police in Chicago and Baltimore hoped to communicate with the public through social media Thursday night, but their experiment might not have turned out as they wished.

08/21/2015

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Retiring Chicago Cop Not Done Making City Safe

After 23 years with the Chicago police department, Officer Richard Wooten retires today, but he says he’s not done working to make the city safer.

08/15/2015

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Off-Duty Cop Charged With Aggravated DUI, Pedestrian Still In Coma

An off-duty Chicago Police officer was ordered released on his own recognizance Thursday after being charged with drunkenly crashing his Mercedes into a pedestrian and severely injuring her in Belmont Heights last month.

08/06/2015

Chicago police try out their new bikes. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Police Expand Bike Patrols Citywide

Hundreds of fancy new bicycles equipped with sirens and lights are on the streets of Chicago today.

08/04/2015

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Groper On The Loose In Ravenswood: Police

The first incident occurred around 11:20 p.m. Sunday near Damen and Sunnyside when a male offender sneaked up behind a woman, reached under her skirt and touched her inappropriately, Chicago Police said in a community alert issued Friday.

07/31/2015

A police officer was injured in a crash overnight. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chicago Officer Hurt In Northwest Side Crash

A Chicago Police officer was injured in a crash Wednesday night in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

07/30/2015

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Dog Shot Dead After Attacking Police Officer, Woman In Little Village

A Chicago police officer shot and killed a dog in the Little Village neighborhood after it attacked an elderly woman and another officer Tuesday night.

07/29/2015

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Artist Creates Horse Sculptures To Honor Chicago Police Officers

The fiber glass horse statue features images of the ivy of Wrigley Field, the LGBT pride rainbow, Belmont Harbor and many others.

07/27/2015

The charity ride went from Area 4 Police Headquarters on the West Side to the Gold Star Families Memorial in the Museum Campus.  (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Hundreds Of Motorcyclists Take Part In Ride To Remember Fallen Officers

Hundreds of motorcycle riders came out Sunday morning for the 11th annual Ride to Remember honoring fallen Chicago police officers, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

07/26/2015

Demon D. Robinson (Chicago Police Department)

Suspect Captured Following Red Line Attacks

One victim, a man suffered a broken jaw. The other victim, a woman, was knocked unconscious, police say.

07/23/2015

Angelo Butler. (Credit: CBS)

Boy With Cerebral Palsy Fulfills Dream Becoming A Police Officer For A Day

A dream came true today for a little boy who always wanted to be a police officer.

07/22/2015

Former supervising investigator for the IPRA Lorenzo Davis. (Credit: CBS)

Investigator Claims IPRA Fired Him For Refusal To Change Findings In Police Shootings

Lorenzo Davis is a former supervising investigator for the board. He says he was fired eleven days ago for refusing to change his findings on six shootings.

07/20/2015

Chicago police officers respond to a residence where three were found dead Friday. (CBS)

3 Dead In Suspected Murder-Suicide On Northwest Side

It was a hot summer Friday afternoon and neighbors were hanging out on their porches, gabbing about the weekend’s block party, when gunfire suddenly erupted.

07/17/2015

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Chicago Police Keeping Eye On Military Locations In Wake Of Tenn. Attack

Anthony Guglielmi, a spokesman for Superintendent Garry McCarthy, said the move was made Thursday out of an abundance of caution.

07/16/2015

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Evanston, Chicago Police Stage Joint Roll Call Along Border

Police Tuesday staged a show of force and cooperation on the city’s northern border.

07/07/2015

Richard Davis III (Chicago Police)

Driver Charged With Hitting Boy, 10, In South Shore

Richard Davis III, 18, drove a vehicle across a sports field in the 1800 block of East 76th Street about 5:25 p.m. Wednesday, striking the victim in the process, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

07/03/2015

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Police Working Longer Hours Over July 4th Holiday Weekend

Police are preparing for a busy holiday weekend, and they will be working longer hours to prevent violence and ensure a safe celebration.

07/03/2015

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Chicago Police, Feds Arrest 32 For Operating Alleged Heroin Ring On West Side

Chicago police say they’ve broken up a massive heroin ring on the city’s West Side.

06/24/2015

The dashcam shows the Chicago police officer firing several shots at the moving car. (Video obtained by the Chicago Reporter)

Watch: Dashcam Video Shows Chicago Police Officer Firing At Black Teens In Car

The video shows the officer firing at the car as it was backing away during a traffic stop in December 2013. Two of the teens were hurt.

06/17/2015

Chicago police officers Jerome Finnegan (left) and Timothy McDermott (right) . (Source: Court photo.)

Family Of Man Forced To Pose With Cops In “Hunting” Photo Say More Cops Should Be Punished

Michael Smith says seeing his then-19-year-old son Michael Spann-Smith paraded as a hunting trophy is an outrage.

06/13/2015

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