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Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Feds To Investigate Death Of Man Beaten By North Chicago Cops

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago will be assuming the investigation into the death of Darrin Hanna of North Chicago, who died after being arrested and allegedly beaten by North Chicago police officers.

04/09/2014

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Family Of Fatally Beaten Suspect: Fired Cop Is Drawing Pension

A family was told a North Chicago officer was fired, for taking part in the beating death of their loved one. But CBS 2 has learned, that officer was actually fired for other reasons.

03/04/2014

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Protesters Stage Rally Against Police Brutality In North Chicago

Fifty people marched against police violence in suburban North Chicago, then staged a rally at the steps of community City Hall.

11/09/2013

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Death Of Man Beaten, Stunned By Police Ruled Homicide

The new Lake County Coroner has revised the finding of his predecessor, ruling the death of a man who was shocked with a police stun gun and allegedly beaten by police to be a homicide.

01/22/2013

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

North Chicago Man’s Girlfriend Has Different Story About His Run-In With Police

The girlfriend of a North Chicago man who died after he was beaten by police is telling a different story than officers.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

1 North Chicago Cop Fired, 1 Suspended In Connection With Man’s Death

One North Chicago police officer has been fired, and another is suspended without pay, in connection with the brutality allegations by the family of a man who died after being beaten during an arrest.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Attorney For North Chicago Cops: ‘Evidence Will Favor’ Police In Arrestee’s Death

Demonstrators continued their call for justice Monday for the family of a man beaten to death while in North Chicago police custody, but attorneys for the officers say the whole story hasn’t come out.

04/23/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Police Recording Proves Suspect Begged For His Life During Arrest, Family Says

Family members of Darrin Hanna on Monday played a recording they say proves the North Chicago man was pleading for his life when police arrested him late last year. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

04/09/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Attorney: North Chicago Man Begged ‘Don’t Kill Me’ To Police

A police audio tape has surfaced in the case of a North Chicago man who died after he was beaten by police.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Prosecutors: Cops ‘Acted Reasonably’ In Police Beating

Lake County prosecutors have decided not to seek criminal charges against North Chicago police officers in connection to the death of a man who was involved in a violent confrontation with police last November.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Autopsy: Police Contributed To Man’s Death In North Chicago

The Lake County Coroner’s office says police blows and a Taser shock are to blame in part for the death of a man who was involved in a confrontation with North Chicago police last November.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

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North Chicago Police Chief Resigns In Wake Of Brutality Scandal

North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham has accepted the resignation of his embattled police chief.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Attorneys: Autopsy Shows Police Brutality Caused North Chicago Man’s Death

It’s been months since a 45-year-old man died one week after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him during an arrest, but Lake County authorities have yet to issue an autopsy report. Attorneys said Wednesday an independent autopsy proves Darrin Hanna died from police brutality.

CBS 2–02/22/2012

This screen grab of surveillance video allegedly shows a North Chicago officer using excessive force on a detainee. (North Chicago Police Dept.)

North Chicago Police Chief On Leave Amid Excessive Force Allegations

A north suburban police chief has been placed on leave, in the wake of mounting allegations of excessive force by the department’s police officers.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

This screen grab of surveillance video allegedly shows a North Chicago officer using excessive force on a detainee. (North Chicago Police Dept.)

More Excessive-Force Allegations Emerge In North Chicago

The accusations come after Darrin Hanna died in an encounter with North Chicago police in November. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.

01/01/2012

Gloria Carr, whose son Darrin Hanna died after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him and shocked with a stun gun, is calling for the officers to be charged with murder and the police chief to be fired. (Credit: CBS)

Family Of North Chicago Police Beating Victim Wants Chief Out

The death of a man who was shocked with a stun gun has put serious pressure on North Chicago Police Chief Mike Newsome, who was on the hot seat on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011