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Chicago Police Officer John Mathews was beaten to death in May 1988. (Credit: Chicago Police Memorial Foundation)

Youth Baseball Board Steps Down After Cop Killer Allowed To Coach

There is a big debate in the far South Side Hegewisch neighborhood over a convicted cop killer who was allowed to coach kids’ baseball.

07/30/2014

Chicago Police Officer John Mathews was beaten to death in May 1988. (Credit: Chicago Police Memorial Foundation)

Officer’s Son Wants Youth Baseball Board Ousted For Letting Cop Killer Coach

Joey Mathews can still name all five men convicted of killing his father, Chicago Police Officer John Mathews, in Hegewisch 26 years ago, and he’s furious one of them has been coaching youth baseball in the same neighborhood, years after finishing his prison sentence.

07/29/2014

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Chicago Police Officers To Oppose Parole For 3 Cop Killers

Eighteen uniformed officers planned to present a silent but visible opposition to early release for three men serving lengthy prison terms for killing police officers in the 1970s.

06/26/2014

(Left to right) Convicted cop killers Joseph Hurst and Ronnie Carrasquillo. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Chicago Cops To Testify Against Parole For 2 Cop Killers

Anytime an inmate convicted of killing a Chicago police officer comes up for parole, officers go to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board to stand for the fallen.

11/21/2013

Kevin Walker (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Second Guilty Verdict In Cop-Killer Trial

A jury on Wednesday found a second man guilty in the murder of a Chicago Police officer in 2009.

10/09/2013

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Officers Travel To Springfield To Block Cop Killer’s Parole

A busload of Chicago police officers headed to Springfield Thursday to oppose parole for a convicted cop killer.

01/31/2013

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Officer Who Shot Alleged Cop Killer Now Fighting For His Own Life

A Chicago Police officer who shot and wounded a cop killer nearly two years ago now finds himself fighting for his life.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Officer Anthony Perri (Left), Det. Sgt. John Nagle (Northlake Police Photos)

Officer: No Parole For ’67 Cop Killer

Ronald Del Raine has spent 43 years in prison for killing two Northlake police officers during a bank robbery. Wounded cop wants to keep him behind bars.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2010