Police Union Defends Hiring Officer Charged In Laquan McDonald's DeathThe Fraternal Order Of Police says Jason Van Dyke has faced financial difficulties and threats since he was charged with murdering black teen Laquan McDonald.
FOP President Dean Angelo Says Firing Gun The "Last Thing" Officers Want To DoRelatives and supporters of the two latest victims of police shooting in Chicago are wondering why more officers don't use Tasers instead of guns. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports the head of the police union says it's not that simple.
Emanuel: Fear Of Being Recorded May Be Discouraging Cops From Doing Their JobsThe mayor says it’s partly to blame for the rise in Chicago crime. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Teen On South SideChicago police have fatally shot a person on the South Side -- the fourth police-involved shooting since Friday and the second in which a suspect has died.
Officers Shoot Suspect Who Pointed Gun At Police In Fuller ParkArea 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.
Police Union Still Fighting City For Overtime From NATO ProtestsThe Fraternal Order of Police is accusing the Emanuel’s administration of concealing a ruling regarding overtime for police officers during the NATO summit, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Mayor Has Hands Full With Union Negotiations If you think negotiations with Chicago teachers were tough, wait until you see what happens when the city sits down with representatives for police and firefighters. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Walter's Perspective: Don't Mess With Police Labor NegotiationsCBS 2's Walter Jacobson says the police union may have missed a negotiating deadline, but the mayor shouldn't punish rank-and-file officers.
Cops Who Shoot Someone Now Have 24 Hours To Talk To Independent ReviewersChicago Police officers have won the right to a 24-hour cooling-off period from the time they shoot someone to the time they must speak to an independent investigator.
Mayor, Police Union Off To Positive StartIs Mayor Rahm Emanuel off to a good start with the Chicago police union? It didn't hurt that he attended a funeral of a fallen officer on Friday, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Patrolman, 33, Takes The Reins Of Chicago Police UnionPolice officer Michael Shields will be the next president of the powerful Fraternal Order of Police, which clashed with the city's last superintendent as well as Mayor Daley.
FOP Threatens Lawsuit Over Police Beating ClaimsThe Fraternal Order of Police is threatening a lawsuit, after seven Chicago Police officers were stripped of their powers on claims that they beat a handcuffed suspect, only for two to be cleared within days.