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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)

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

A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Police To Step Up DUI Patrols For St. Patrick’s Day

This St. Patrick’s Day weekend will be one of bacchanalian revelry for many, and police are warning those who partake to bring a designated driver.

WBBM Newsradio–03/16/2012

Diana Paz, left, with her sister Maria Paz. (Family Photo)

Family Of Woman Who Walked Onto Eisenhower Sues State Police

A lawsuit is being filed Thursday against Illinois State Police and the Village of Westchester for the handling of a woman’s drunken driving arrest last September.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

File Photo (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

State Troopers Rescue Woman From Burning SUV

A 34-year-old woman is facing drunken driving charges, after two Illinois State Police troopers were injured while pulling her out of her burning sport-utility vehicle on I-94 in Dolton over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2012

Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Family Seeks Federal Probe Of Fatal Shooting By Calumet City Cops

About 10 people marched with the family of 15-year-old Stephon Watts Saturday, demanding sanctions against the Calumet City police officers who shot the autistic teen to death.

WBBM Newsradio–02/26/2012

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

Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Funeral Held For Autistic Teen Shot & Killed By Calumet City Cops

More than 700 people attended a funeral service in Dolton for the 15-year-old boy with autism who was shot to death February first by Calumet City Police.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2012

Daniel C. Clark, 32, of Chicago, is charged with one count each of aggravated DUI involving death and aggravated DUI involving great bodily harm in a crash that killed a person who was sitting in an Illinois State Police car on the Eisenhower Expressway. A state trooper was also hurt in the crash.

$1M Bond In DUI Crash That Killed Passenger, Hurt Trooper

A Chicago man charged with DUI after allegedly crashing into a parked State Police car, killing a civilian keeping warm inside after a crash, was ordered held on $1 million Sunday in DuPage County.

02/12/2012

Daniel C. Clark, 32, faces one count of aggravated DUI involving death and one count of aggravated DUI involving great bodily harm for a crash that killed another motorist and injured an Illinois State Police trooper. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's Office)

Driver Charged For Crash That Killed A Man, Injured State Trooper

Officials filed charges against a motorist accused of killing a man and hurting an Illinois State Police trooper Saturday in a wreck on the Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Addison.

02/11/2012

Iryana Vaughn

Missing Racine Girl, Father Found In Chicago; Mother Slain

A missing 2-year-old girl from Racine, Wis., was found with her father on the city’s Southeast Side Wednesday morning, after the girl’s mother was killed in a homicide.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

Robert Buchanan, a former Cook County corrections officer, is charged with raping an 11-year-old girl in 1997. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Rape Victim Sues Harvey Over Untested Rape Kit

A 25-year-old woman whose rape kit went untested for 10 years sues the city of Harvey.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

File Photo Of Glock Handgun. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gun Owner ID Cards Soar In Chicago

Significantly more Chicagoans are arming themselves with guns.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

Illinois State Police Crown Victoria Interceptor (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Drunk Wrong-Way Driver Nearly Hits State Trooper

A wrong-way driver was arrested early Monday morning after nearly hitting a state trooper making a traffic stop on the Kennedy Expressway.

01/16/2012

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

1 Hospitalized In Crash On Kennedy

One person was hospitalized early Tuesday after a crash on the Kennedy Expressway.

12/20/2011

Sergio Galez-Delira apologizes for driving the wrong way on the Edens Expressway earlier this week. (CBS)

Wrong-Way Edens Driver Apologizes For Jeopardizing Motorists

The 24-year-old Glenview man charged with driving the wrong way on the Edens Expressway while drunk earlier this week apologized Friday for putting other motorists in jeopardy.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Illinois State Police Crown Victoria Interceptor (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Drunk Driver Goes 11 Miles In Wrong Direction On Edens

A 24-year-old man was arrested for drunk driving early Thursday morning after driving 11 miles in the wrong direction on the Edens Expressway through Chicago and the northern suburbs.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Stacy And Drew Peterson

Peterson: Missing Woman Found In California Proves Stacy Could Be Alive

Drew Peterson says Illinois State Police need to apologize to him for suggesting he might have killed his fourth wife, Stacy.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Crash

Three Dead In New Lenox Crash

Two men and a woman, all southwest suburban Crest Hill residents in their 20s, are dead after the car they were traveling in struck construction equipment on Interstate 80 in New Lenox early Saturday.

12/10/2011

File Photo (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Bill Encourages Combat Veterans To Join State Police

The Illinois State Police are looking for a few good men and women.

WBBM Newsradio–11/14/2011

Diana Paz, left, with her sister Maria Paz. (Family Photo)

Family Sues State Police After Woman Killed On Ike

The family of a Chicago woman who was struck and killed on the Eisenhower Expressway last week has filed a lawsuit against Illinois State Police, who dropped the woman off at a gas station a couple hours after she was arrested for drunk driving.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

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