He is a child, but his mother says he was arrested as she stood right there, helpless. In this original report, Jim Williams reports the mother wants answers from the officers’ bosses.
About one-quarter of victims of assaults failed to get counted in Chicago Police statistics for 2012, according to a just-released city Office of the Inspector General report.
The man’s fit of rage didn’t get him too far, Cook County prosecutors said. Nicholas A. Spadaro allegedly fell face first onto a sidewalk after the incident.
In the reported incidents, one man typically approaches an elderly victim’s home and tries to use a ruse—such as construction work or damage to their garage—to distract the victim while another person enters the home to steal property, according to a community alert.
The boy was walking to school in an alley in the 1300 block of North Claremont Avenue when the suspect approached him between 8:30 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. Monday.
It all started when the victim of a car theft happened to spot his car parked at Adelman’s Truck & Equipment, 3033 E 106th St. When police came to check it out, they found so many stolen cars they stopped counting.
Area Central Gun Team officers saw two “suspicious males” near the mouth of an alley and were approaching them to conduct an interview when the males ran away, police said. One of them pointed a gun at the officers pursuing him.
The suspects struck at least 13 of the boxes over a two-day period on the North Side, police said. They usually did their damage in the afternoon or early morning.
Police are searching for a woman who grabbed a 9-year-old girl outside an elementary school on Friday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Police said a narcotics team was executing a search warrant at a home in the 2700 block of East 92nd Street around 8:45 p.m. Sunday, when someone inside the house shot at the officers. A bullet ricocheted off a piece of wood, and struck a 34-year-old tactical officer in the face.
Bond was set at $100,000 for a South Side woman who allegedly stole wallets from a Loop gym’s locker room and was caught on camera using the credit cards at several stores.
Elizabeth Ramirez is joining forces with others to get answers and action. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Police are teaming up with business leaders in a high-crime neighborhood on the South Side, to try to make the area safer and more attractive for doing business.
Chicago’s top cop says a new police tactic for toning down violence – derided by some critics as “hug-a-thug” – has been getting positive results.
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 who accidentally fired a gun into a water pipe created quite a cleanup challenge, based on photos that emerged on the Internet on Wednesday.
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.
Eight Chicago Police officers face a federal lawsuit for illegal strip searches.
On Dec. 29, a group of on-duty plainclothes officers lingered at a Merrionette Park restaurant. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
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.