Chicago Police

Video posted on Facebook shows a Chicago police officer asleep inside his police SUV. (Source: Facebook)

Emanuel Says Don’t Judge Police On One Incident After Camera Catches Cop Sleeping

After video surfaced showing a uniformed officer sound asleep in a squad car, Mayor Rahm Emanuel cautioned that all police shouldn’t be judged on one incident.

05/20/2015

Chicago police officers Maribel Rosario, George Whiting and Raul Torres. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Police Trying To Build Trust With Community Amid Rising Tension

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has the straight scoop from police brass, and street cops alike on how they’re trying to change their image. how’re they doing.

05/19/2015

Ray Robinson and Zet Smith were honored by the board of the Chicago Police Memorial Fund. (Credit: CBS)

Walgreens Employee, Customer Honored For Assisting Two Chicago Police Officers

Two men who went above and beyond to help arrest a dangerous suspect received a special honor Tuesday from the board of the Chicago Police Memorial Fund.

05/12/2015

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Two Chicago Cops Hailed For Using Tourniquet To Save Wounded Teen

Chicago police officers are getting some of the same training as paramedics and firefighters, and a local teenager is thankful for that, reports WBBM’s Veronica Carter.

05/11/2015

Officers take part in the St. Jude Memorial March to honor fallen officers. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Chicago Police Honor Fallen Officers During St. Jude Memorial March

Thousands of Chicago police officers turned out Sunday morning to honor their colleagues killed in the line of duty, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

05/03/2015

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City Pays $415,000 To Drunk Woman Who Accused Two Police Officers Of Sexual Assault

Chicago taxpayers will shell out $415,000 to compensate an inebriated woman who accused two police officers of sexually assaulting her, only to have them plead guilty to a lesser charge.

05/02/2015

Emily Beazley and her sister, Olivia, being sworn in as Chicago Police Headquarters. (Credit: CBS)

Emily Beazley, Sister Named Honorary Chicago Police Officers

Another honor today for a young cancer patient fighting the fight of her life: Emily Beazley and her sister became honorary Chicago Police Officers.

04/28/2015

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Chicago Protesters March In Support Of Freddie Gray

Chicagoans have gathered outside Chicago Police Headquarters to lead a peaceful march of support for Freddie Gray, who died after suffering injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police.

04/28/2015

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Police Fatally Shoot Dog After Officers Say It Charged At Them

Police officers responding to a report of an armed person fatally shot a dog after officers say it came at them Sunday morning on the Southeast Side.

04/26/2015

Ricky Chiles (Credit: U.S. Marshals Service)

Suspect In Milwaukee Double Murder Commits Suicide In Lyons

The U.S. Marshals Service, along with the Chicago Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit, located Ricky Chiles in Lyons, where he took his own life, according to Chicago Police and the marshals service.

04/16/2015

Clockwise from left: Ana Gomez-Quintanilla; Osmar Gonzalez; Felipe Gomez; Gerry Robertson; Jose Valentin Portillo; and Raul Ledesma. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Police: West Side Recycling Center Bought, Sold Stolen Catalytic Converters

Six suspects were arrested Wednesday in “Operation Hot Pipe.”

04/02/2015

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Bicyclist Suing Chicago Police Over Alleged Collision With Squad Car Door

A woman is claiming she was injured last year after a Chicago Police officer opened a squad car door in her path as she biked near the Near West District police station.

03/28/2015

Ross Jacobs. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Man Wanted For Stabbing Roommate In Hyde Park

Chicago police are searching for aman in connection with a stabbing Friday night in Hyde Park.

03/14/2015

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Gunfire Kills Elderly Man, Wounds Woman And Two Small Children

Police say they responded to a call of a “person shot” around 6:30 p.m. in the 200 block of West 105th Street, but found four people who had been hit.

03/09/2015

The Chicago Police Department's Homan Square facility.  (Credit: CBS)

Protestors Demand Chicago Police Close Homan Square Facility

Accusations by a British newspaper of brutality at a West Side Chicago police facility prompted about 75 to protest and demand its closure, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.

02/28/2015

Several carriages were burned in a fire at Noble Horse Theatre in Old Town. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Stable Fire Was Arson; Feds Now Investigating

(CBS) – It was no accident. It was arson. Thats’ according to officials investigating the fire at the Noble Horse Theatre this month. More than a half dozen horse carriages could be seen burning at […]

02/16/2015

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Substitute Teacher Had ‘Inappropriate Relationship’ With Girl: Police

Aaron Williams-Banks lists on his LinkedIn that he has worked as a math tutor in the Chicago Public Schools district since March 2014.

02/14/2015

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Man Tried To Grab Boy Walking To School: Chicago Police

Police are warning parents after someone man tried to kidnap a boy walking to school Thursday in the West Elsdon neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

02/12/2015

The FBI's Chicago office. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Police, FBI Cooperating To Counter Terror Threats

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spoke with those charged with keeping us safe.

02/03/2015

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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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