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A plainclothes Chicago police officer told two young black men "Mike Brown deserved it," after one of the young men mentioned Michael Brown, saying he doesn't trust police, and fears they'll shoot him. (Credit: YouTube)

Chicago Cop Investigated For Saying “Mike Brown Deserved It”

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.

08/26/2015

Holland Home assisted living facility in South Holland (Credit: CBS)

Last Of Three Deaths Tied To Nursing Home Ruled Natural

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.

08/20/2015

A disappointed Patrick Kane leaves the ice after a season-ending Game 7 loss to the Kings. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Under Investigation, Patrick Kane Hires Attorney; Stanley Cup Party To Be Private

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.

08/08/2015

Patrick Kane.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Police Remain Tight-Lipped On Patrick Kane Investigation

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.

08/07/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane Subject Of Police Investigation In New York

Details of the incident under investigation weren’t immediately available, but no charges have been filed. It’s unclear if police have questioned Kane.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2015

Sandra Bland. (Credit: GoFundMe)

Apparent Voicemail From Sandra Bland Released; Tests Revealed Marijuana, Cutting Scars

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.

07/23/2015

Sandra Bland. (Credit: GoFundMe)

Dashcam Video From Sandra Bland’s Arrest To Be Released Tuesday

More details could emerge Tuesday into the circumstances leading to the death of a Naperville woman inside a Texas jail cell last week.

07/21/2015

Dan Rutherford. (Photo by Terrence Antonio James-Pool/Getty Images)

Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over Firings

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.

07/02/2015

Video posted on Facebook shows a Chicago police officer asleep inside his police SUV. (Source: Facebook)

Man Who Filmed Sleeping Cop: Officer ‘Not Keeping My Neighborhood Safe’

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.

05/20/2015

Video posted on Facebook shows a Chicago police officer asleep inside his police SUV. (Source: Facebook)

WATCH: Chicago Cop Caught Sleeping Inside Police SUV

The Chicago Police Department has launched an investigation after an officer was caught on tape sleeping while inside a department SUV.

05/19/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Autopsy Concludes Zion Teen’s Death Was Homicide

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.

04/28/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Investigators Gathering Video In Probe Of Fatal Police Shooting Of Zion Teen

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.

04/24/2015

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) smiles during an interview at the Republican National Convention in Tampa in 2012. (Photo credit: BRIGITTE DUSSEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Schock Donor Sues Former Congressman To Get Campaign Money Back

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.

04/15/2015

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (left) and his father, Dr. Richard Schock (right) | Photo credit: Getty Images/CBS

Father: Schock Might Have Been ‘A Little Careless,’ But Most Allegations ‘Lies And Innuendos’

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.

03/18/2015

Natural Gas Flame

State Weighing Probe Of Peoples Gas Main Replacement Program

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.

03/06/2015

John Laco (Supplied Photo)

Investigators: Police Officers Justified In Fatal Shooting Of Elderly Man

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.”

12/12/2014

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Police Investigate Uber Driver Accused Of Raping Passenger

The alleged assault occurred on Nov. 16, according to Chicago Police. Further details about the incident were not released.

12/10/2014

Heather Mack (left) speaks with her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer (right) inside a holding cell at the procecutor's office in Denpasar on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on December 8, 2014. The Chicago area couple is accused of murdering Mack's mother at a luxury Bali hotel and stuffing her body into a suitcase. Mack and Schaefer will stand trial in January, an Indonesian prosecutor said on December 8.  (Photo credit: SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Indonesia Completes Probe Into Slaying Of Chicago Woman

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.

12/08/2014

Elgin Police Department

Elgin Police Probe Scuffle That Stirred Facebook Controversy

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.

10/27/2014

Five people were removed from a Riverdale house being used as a care facility, after police found they were suffering the effects of abuse and neglect. (Credit: CBS)

5 Hospitalized For Signs Of Neglect At Home Care Facility

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.

09/08/2014

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