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Chicago Police Officer Seriously Injured In Uptown Rollover Crash

A Chicago Police officer was seriously injured in a rollover crash in the North Side Uptown neighborhood Monday afternoon.

09/29/2014

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Police Board Fires Cop Accused Of Pulling Gun On Cabbie

Karl Clermont recalls the booze-fueled encounter he had with an off-duty Chicago police detective in April 2009. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/18/2014

Jason "J-Rock" Austin (Credit: Chicago Police)

Drug Dealer Held Accountable For Chicago Cop’s Murder

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.

09/18/2014

Slain Chicago police Officer Michael Ceriale is honored with a painted sculpture in the downtown. (CBS/Bob Roberts)

Fallen Officers Honored With Public Art Installation

Seventy-five sculptures of horses — each dedicated to a different slain Chicago police officer — are beginning to appear along the Magnificent Mile.

09/13/2014

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Chicago Murder Numbers Through August Lowest Since 1963

The city of Chicago closed the first eight months of 2014 with the fewest murder to date, since 1963.

09/01/2014

Chicago Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans. (Credit: Chicago Police)

CPD Commander Accused Of Shoving Gun In Suspect’s Mouth And Taser Against His Groin

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.

08/28/2014

Chicago Police Commander Evans. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Commander Charged With Aggravated Battery, Stripped Of Police Powers

A Chicago Police commander on the city’s West Side has been stripped of his police powers.

08/27/2014

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Feds Charge 14 In Chicago Area Gun Trafficking Case

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.

08/27/2014

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy. (File Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

McCarthy Stresses Difference In Tactics Between Chicago, Ferguson Police

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Ferguson tactics in dealing with crowds are exactly what Chicago Police are trying not to do.

08/25/2014

Castro, an Italian mastiff was shot and killed by police who were responding to an armed robbery. (Family provided photo)

Family Upset After Chicago Cops Fatally Shoot Dog, Fail To Catch Robber

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.

08/18/2014

Zecharias Miller (Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged In Soldier Field Arson

Zecharias Miller, 26, allegedly broke into Soldier Field and set fire to a rug that damaged several suites.

08/15/2014

Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Jail Boss: We’ll Have Room For Fugitives Sought In New Police Initiative

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.

08/14/2014

Illinois State Troopers arrive at a Chicago Police 11th District station to help catch fugitives in Chicago. (Credit: Brad Edwards)

State Troopers Begin Work To Help Chicago Cops Catch Crooks

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.

08/14/2014

An off-duty police officer shot at two men accused of stealing from a Jewel grocery store, after they allegedly tried to run her over in the parking lot. (Credit: CBS)

Off-Duty Cop Shoots At Alleged Thieves Who Tried To Run Her Down

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.

08/06/2014

These surveillance images show armed suspects who robbed a West Side clinic. (Images provided)

Older Men With Guns Rob Pharmacy, Make Off With Viagra, Other Drugs

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.

07/28/2014

Gold Star Families Memorial and Park, located near Soldier Field, is dedicated to fallen Chicago police officers. (Credit: Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago)

Fallen Chicago Police Officers Honored At Motorcycle Ride

Police officers and supporters hit the road Sunday morning to honor fallen first responders in Chicago.

07/27/2014

Emily Rivera (Chicago Police)

Girl, 9, Who Was Reported Missing Is Found Safe: Police

Emily Rivera is a student at William Nixon Elementary School at 2121 N. Keller Ave.

07/24/2014

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Man Charged With Hitting Chicago Police Officer With Car

A Chicago police officer was hospitalized after being hit by a car in the Woodlawn neighborhood last night, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

07/20/2014

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Man Dies After Police Use Stun Gun In Brighton Park

A Brighton Park man is dead after Chicago Police used a stun gun on him Saturday reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

07/20/2014

Shamiya Adams. (Family provided photo)

Girl, 11, Killed By Stray Bullet In West Side Shooting

An 11-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet as she played with friends Friday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

07/18/2014

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