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Chicago Police Issued More Parking Tickets In 2013

A new analysis shows after years of steady declines, the city issued 2.5 million tickets in 2013, a six percent increase from 2012.


A Chicago police officer tries to protect office equipment inside the station. (Credit: Imgur)

Photos Show Police Station ‘Water Fight’ After Bullet Hits Pipe

A Chicago Police officer who accidentally fired a gun into a water pipe created quite a cleanup challenge, based on photos that emerged on the Internet on Wednesday.


Former Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President Mike Shields (Credit: CBS)

Former FOP Boss Can’t Get On Ballot For Next Union Election

Ousted Fraternal Order of Police President Mike Shields has been thwarted in his attempt to stop the union election for the same reason he cost his members their automatic right to a retroactive pay raise: He was late.


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Federal Lawsuit Accuses Eight Chicago Cops Of Illegal Strip Searches

Eight Chicago Police officers face a federal lawsuit for illegal strip searches.


Uniformed Chicago police officers were spotted taking lunch breaks at Bourbon Street in Merrionnette Park, even though department rules say lunch breaks should be taken within their district. Other plain clothes officers also were seen there for nearly two hours, although lunch breaks are limited to 30 to 60 minutes. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Cops Assigned To High-Crime Area Watch Bears Game — For Nearly Two Hours

On Dec. 29, a group of on-duty plainclothes officers lingered at a Merrionette Park restaurant. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.


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Soldier Reported Missing Found Safe In Texas

Matthew Segur, 39, flew into O’Hare International Airport on a British Airways flight on Monday, when his connecting flight to Dallas was canceled due to the severe winter weather.


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Police Seek Suspect In South Side Attempted Kidnapping

Police are searching for a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a 15-year-old girl from the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.


Charles Lemle was shot by Chicago police after he allegedly pointed a gun at officers early on New Year's Day 2014. He has been charged with four felonies. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Pointing Gun At Cops On New Year’s

A man shot by a Chicago Police officer after allegedly raising a gun toward officers early Wednesday — the city’s first reporting shooting of 2014 — has been charged with aggravated assault and unlawful use of a weapon.


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Suspect Held After Decapitated Body Found In Northwest Side Apartment

Officers found the decapitated, unidentified male about 2:05 a.m. inside a basement apartment in the 2500 block of North Kildare Avenue.


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Prosecutors: Chicago Cop Shoved Elderly Gas Station Customer

A veteran Chicago Police officer is accused of shoving an elderly gas station customer in Oak Lawn, leaving the 89-year-old man with a broken hip, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday, the Sun-Times is reporting.


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Families Of Cops Who Were Killed Or Injured Get Visit From Santa

The families of Chicago Police officers who were killed or badly injured are getting special visits this weekend, as the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation carries out the 7th annual Operation Santa, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


Four people were hospitalized after three vehicles, including a Chicago police SUV, crashed about 12:25 a.m Tuesday. in the 7200 block of South Racine Avenue, police said. (Credit: NVP Video news)

Police Officers Among 4 Injured In South Side Crash

Four people were hospitalized early Tuesday after three vehicles, including a Chicago Police SUV, crashed in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.


Chicago police display some of the more than 300 guns seized in the city in the first two weeks of 2013. (Credit: CBS)

McCarthy: More Than 6,500 Illegal Guns Seized So Far This Year

“Even with the best policing in the world, without laws that help keep illegal guns off the streets and laws that provide real punishment for the dangerous criminals who carry them, we’ll continue to face an uphill battle,” McCarthy said.


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Police Warn Of Kidnapping Attempt

The 10-year-old girl was walking in the 5200 block of West Van Buren Street about 3:50 p.m. when two men in a van, which was parked in an alley, started to talk to her.


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2 Dead, Six Wounded In Monday City Violence

Two men were killed and at least six other people were hurt in violence across the city Monday.


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Shootings In Chicago Down 25 Percent From Last Year

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.


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Man Tries To Lure Girl, 9, Into SUV With Promise Of Candy: Police

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.


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Police Issue Alert After Five Armed Robberies On Southwest Side

The suspect approaches victims on the sidewalk, pulls out a revolver handgun and demands property, police say.


Rekia Boyd was killed by gunfire from an off-duty Chicago police detective. (CBS)

Off Duty Cop Charged In Fatal 2012 Shooting

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.


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Police Officer Among Two Injured In Kennedy Crash

A Chicago Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday on the North Side.