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Police Provide Black History Books For Students In Chatham

Students at an elementary school in the Chatham neighborhood were given intellectual treats as part of their African-American studies on this last day of Black History Month.

02/28/2014

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Police Officer, 2 Others Hurt In Alcohol-Related Crash In Englewood

Two police officers from 6th District were standing on the street conducting a traffic stop when a dark-colored SUV struck the passenger door of the officers’ squad car.

11/27/2013

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Mayor Touts Success Of Foot Patrol Saturations, But Residents Not So Sure

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Thursday that a recent move to step up foot patrols in some of the most violence-prone neighborhoods is paying off.

CBS 2–04/25/2013

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Police Go After Drug Markets On South Side

Chicago Police are going after drug gangs, in an effort to cut the level of gun violence in the city.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan

Farrakhan Takes To Streets For Peace In Chicago Neighborhoods

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan has started taking it to the streets in an appeal for peace in Chicago’s neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

ATM Robberies

Police Seek Robbers Who Hold Up Victims At Bank Of America ATMs

Police are searching for three men who have been going up to people and robbing them at gunpoint at Bank of America ATMs on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

A drunk driver crashed a 1987 Chevrolet Caprice into a concrete wall outside the Gresham District police station and fled the scene on Dec. 26, 2011, but he was arrested a few blocks away. (Credit: CBS)

Drunk Hit-And-Run Driver Caught After Crashing Into Police Station

A motorist is in police custody early Monday after he crashed into a South Side police station and tried to drive away.

12/26/2011

Chicago Police Sgt. Edward Howard Jr.

Police Sergeant Charged With Hitting Handcuffed Man

A Chicago Police sergeant is facing felony charges, after he was allegedly captured on video slapping a handcuffed man three times in the face.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

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UPDATED: Man Armed With Knife Shot By Police

Police shot a man who lunged at them with a knife early Sunday after the man was involved in a domestic incident on the Far South Side.

01/30/2011