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In Chicago, Efforts Never End To Detect Potential Terror Strikes

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has a behind-the-scenes look at the war on terrorism, Chicago-style.

02/02/2015

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Dog Owner Recalls Horror Of SUV Running Over Her Pet

At least one dog died, leaving its owner searching for answers. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

01/22/2015

Authorities released this video of an SUV wanted in connection with a hit-and-run that seriously injured a school crossing guard. | photo from Chicago Police

Police Release Pic Of SUV That Hit, Seriously Injured Crossing Guard

Police have released a photo of an SUV that sped off after hitting and seriously injuring a school crossing guard on the Far South Side last week.

01/20/2015

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Police Searching For Woman After Stabbing Incident At South Side School

Police are looking for a woman who suddenly pulled out a knife — stabbing a female security guard and a male student in the arm at Bond Elementary School in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

01/20/2015

A Chicago Police body camera. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Police To Begin Testing Body Cams This Week

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports Chicago cops will be testing body cams clipped to an officers uniform and also point of view cameras clipped an officer’s glasses or head gear.

01/20/2015

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Aldermen Back Plan To Expand Police Profiling Restrictions

The city’s racial profiling restrictions already do more than prohibit police stops based the driver’s race, they also ban religion, sexual orientation, or disability from being used as probable cause for a stop. Proposal would also ban stops based on national origin or gender identity.

01/16/2015

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Cyclist’s Bike Stolen At Police Station While Reporting iPhone Theft

A Chicago man might think twice the next time he goes into a police station to report something as stolen.

01/05/2015

Authorities claim officers found five weapons and a store of ammunition while searching a North Lawndale home earlier this month. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Murders Down, Shootings Up In 2014

The number of murders in Chicago was down 3 percent compared the previous year. The number equates to the fewest since 1965.

01/01/2015

Pickpockets are targeting elderly woman at a grocery store in the North Side Irving Park neighborhood; here is a surveillance image of two suspects. (Chicago Police)

Police: Pickpockets Target Elderly Women In North Side Neighborhood

The robberies both happened in the 3500 block of North Elston, the first about 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 6 and the second about 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 29, according to a community alert from Area North detectives.

01/01/2015

A blue ribbon around a tree in Mount Greenwood in support of Chicago Police. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mount Greenwood Residents Put Up Blue Ribbons To Show Support For Police

All across the country, police officers have found themselves under attack. One Chicago woman is taking it upon herself to stop the hate.

12/30/2014

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Police: Man Arrested After Pulling Out Gun In Police Station Parking Lot

Chicago Police say they arrested a man who pulled a gun on the parking lot of a police station this morning.

12/29/2014

At least two Chicago Police officers were hurt in a crash late Saturday in Portage Park. / photo from Network Video Productions

Two Chicago Police Officers Hurt In NW Side Crash

Two Chicago police officers have been hurt in a collision on the Northwest Side and police say a 30-year-old man has been ticketed for causing the accident.

12/28/2014

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Local Police Officers Attend Funeral For Murdered NYPD Officer

Chicago police officers are in Queens, New York to honor the memory of two NYPD officers by attending the funeral for officer Rafael Ramos.

12/27/2014

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Cops Spread Holiday Cheer With Heavy Hearts

Chicago police officers were spreading holiday cheer today to families in blue. But, as WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports, they did it with heavy hearts following the attack on two New York officers Saturday.

12/21/2014

Police have released this surveillance image in connection with a Wednesday attack in Logan Square. (Chicago Police)

Armed Robber Attacks Woman In Logan Square: Police

Chicago police have released a surveillance image from the attempted robbery and rape from early Wednesday.

12/19/2014

Chicago Police Capt. Edward Kulbida (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Police Captain Wounded In Standoff Returns To Work

Chicago Police captain returned to work two months after being shot in a violent standoff two months ago that also left another officer injured.

12/16/2014

The aftermath of a police-involved crash in Back of the Yards that left two people hospitalized Saturday morning. / photo from Network Video Productions

Three Hurt, Including Two Police Officers, In South Side Crash

Two Chicago Police officers and a civilian were injured after an unmarked police car and another car crashed Saturday morning in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

12/13/2014

In this screen grab, the song "Sweet Home Alabama" plays from an unmarked police car during a racial-injustice march. (YouTube)

Chicago Cop To Be Disciplined For Blasting ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ Alongside Black Marchers

The officer said he played the anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” loudly in his squad car Sunday because he was a fan of the University of Alabama, according to a statement from the Chicago Police Department.

12/11/2014

Surveillance video captured three women breaking into Abbonte's apartment. (Credit: John Abbonte)

2 Investigators: Burglary Victim Says Cops Ignoring Surveillance Video After Gun Stolen

A loaded gun was stolen from a Chicago apartment and the suspects caught on surveillance camera. The gun’s owner says he tried to get Chicago Police to investigate, but could not.

12/10/2014

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U Of C Prof Wants Chicago Police To Release Squad Car Video Of Fatal Shooting By Officers

A University of Chicago law professor is calling for the release of Chicago Police squad car video of a fatal shooting by officers two months ago.

12/08/2014

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