You hear about crime and it may seem like it’s getting worse but the number of murders and shootings in Chicago is actually down.
A man approached the child in a red or maroon SUV and told her, “I have candy. If you want some, get in,” according to a Chicago Police Department community alert issued Friday.
The suspect approaches victims on the sidewalk, pulls out a revolver handgun and demands property, police say.
A Chicago police officer is facing involuntary manslaughter and other felony offenses in connection with an off-duty shooting of a 22-year-old south suburban woman near a park on Chicago’s West Side in March of 2012.
A Chicago Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday on the North Side.
Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis was murdered during a West Side convenience store robbery in 2011.
With the holiday season just around the corner, downtown and the Near North Side soon will be crawling with shoppers and tourists, and people who don’t normally come into the city. They’ll also be crawling with something else: pickpockets.
The Chicago Police Department is launching a new overtime program to put off-duty cops in the city’s most dangerous parks, even as overtime becomes a hot-button issue at City Hall.
Half a dozen Chicago police stations will offer trick-or-treaters a safe alternative to going door-to-door today.
“There is an unacceptable level of violence, but the progress we’re making is undeniable,” Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times.
More than two dozen students were arrested late Tuesday morning at Percy Julian High School, after a large fight inside.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s argument for stiffer firearms sentences is bolstered by a new study showing gun possession offenders placed on probation are more likely to get re-arrested for murder than other felons, his police superintendent says.
Chicago Police are investigating human remains found in a wooded area in west suburban River Forest on Thursday.
Opening arguments are set to begin Monday in the trial for two men accused in the 2009 shooting death of Chicago police officer Alejandro Valadez.
Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago
Mayor Emanuel is deflecting suggestions from *some* Chicago Aldermen who want to increase the City’s police force to deal with continuing gun violence, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Some Chicago Aldermen have different ideas about the way police should address the continuing gun violence in the City reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Emanuel spoke at a graduation ceremony at Navy Pier for more than 120 new Chicago Police officers today. He told the new officers and their families that their work needs support […]
Densey Cole II was injured in a shocking accident four years ago — and left a quadriplegic. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
The violence began in Englewood, where a teenage boy was shot in the foot about 6:35 p.m. in the 700 block of West 72nd Street.