Police spokesman Anthony Gugliemi said, after learning about the video, the department has opened an internal affairs investigation of the officer who made the statement about Michael Brown, the unarmed young black man who was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, last year.
Robert Rundin, 88, was one of six residents of Holland Home who were hospitalized on Feb. 3. While three of those people have since recovered, Rundin and two others later died.
Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane has hired an attorney and called off what was to have been a public display of the Stanley Cup on Saturday because he is under police investigation over something that may have happened at his home last weekend.
Police in Patrick Kane’s hometown of Hamburg, New York, confirmed they are investigating an incident that allegedly took place at his house last weekend, but refused to discuss any details of the case.
Details of the incident under investigation weren’t immediately available, but no charges have been filed. It’s unclear if police have questioned Kane.
New information could shed more light on the death of Sandra Bland, of Naperville, who was arrested nearly two weeks ago in Waller County, Texas, and then was found dead three days later in her jail cell.
More details could emerge Tuesday into the circumstances leading to the death of a Naperville woman inside a Texas jail cell last week.
Three former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them in 2014 in retaliation after they offered damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation conducted by a law firm into the Illinois Republican.
The man who posted a Facebook video showing a Chicago cop sleeping on the job was offering a glimpse into why he filmed the police officer.
The Chicago Police Department has launched an investigation after an officer was caught on tape sleeping while inside a department SUV.
Howell was shot while fleeing police about 2 p.m. on April 4, near 24th and Galilee, police said. A handgun was recovered, police said. Two witnesses have told the Sun Times that Howell was not armed at the time of the shooting.
Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko said investigators were chasing down some 50 leads into the circumstances surrounding the death of Justus Howell of Waukegan.
Howard Foster filed a lawsuit Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Chicago seeking repayment of all contributions to Schock’s campaign. Foster wants to make it a class-action suit although he is currently the only plaintiff.
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s father said the congressman is a “broken” man, after announcing he’ll resign from Congress at the end of the month, in light of a growing scandal over his business deals, and possible misuse of taxpayer and campaign funds.
Come Wednesday, the Illinois Commerce Commission will consider opening an investigation into allegations of mismanagement of Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company’s natural gas main replacement program.
The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force has determined police officers in Lake Station, Indiana, were justified when they shot and killed an elderly man who pointed a shotgun at them, and a report sheds some light on what appeared to have been a “suicide by cop.”
The alleged assault occurred on Nov. 16, according to Chicago Police. Further details about the incident were not released.
Indonesian police said Monday that they have completed their investigation into an American couple accused of battering the woman’s mother to death and stuffing the body into a suitcase on the resort island of Bali.
Police in Elgin were investigating a scuffle between a cab driver and another motorist, an incident which sparked a mini-uproar on social media over the past few days.
Five people were hospitalized over the weekend for the effects of abuse and neglect, after a startling discovery Saturday inside a south suburban home that was being used as a care facility.