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Police Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man

An allegedly suicidal man with a knife was fatally shot by a Chicago Police officer on Christmas Day after he lunged at officers, injuring one of them, authorities said.


The intersection of 41st and Pulaski, where a Chicago police officer shot and killed a 17-year-old boy who refused orders to drop a knife he had used to slash the tire of a squad car. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Teen On South Side

Chicago police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in the Archer Heights neighborhood Monday night, after he allegedly ignored orders to drop a knife.


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Child Helps Foil Knife Attack On Brighton Park Mom

Family members told their frightening story to CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.


Lumani Lubemba (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man In Body Armor Carries Gun, Knife And Ammo Into Daley Center

About 9 a.m. Tuesday, 32-year-old Lumani Lubemba entered the Daley Center wearing a “blue uniform and black body armor” and “carrying a semi-automatic pistol on his right hip, under a black jacket,” according to Cook County Sheriff’s police.


Police say Gregory Busby, 48, tried to rob three women in River North. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Cops Nab Armed Suspect Moments After Robbery Attempt

A man who tried to rob three women with a knife in the River North area Thursday night was apprehended by police who spotted him downtown soon after the crimes.


Chicago police shot and wounded a man who refused to put down a knife he had pulled out after a crash at LaSalle and Monroe streets on Aug. 18, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Man Shot By Cops Charged After Refusing To Drop Knife Following Loop Crash

Bond was set at $900,000 for a west suburban man charged with attempted murder after he was shot by police while wielding a knife early Saturday following a car accident in the Loop.


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Cop Shoots Knife-Wielding Driver After Loop Crash

Four people were critically injured early Saturday when a police sergeant shot a driver armed with a knife after a car accident in the Loop.


A craftsman displays a Bowie knife he made that is for sale at the Nations Gunshow on November 21, 2009 in Chantilly, Virginia. Vendors and collectors of current and vintage arms and accessories have gathered to buy sell and trade during the three day event. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Stabs Homeless Woman In Face, Abdomen With Bowie Knife

Police say the suspect attacked the woman with the weapon in the Gold Coast neighborhood after a “verbal altercation” escalated.


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 Furious After Calumet City Police Shoot, Kill Boy With Autism

Police in Calumet City were defending their actions Wednesday after officers shot and killed a 15-year-old boy, who has a form of autism, after he threatened them with a knife.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012


Man Who Threatened To Cut Off Women’s Toes Faces More Charges

A south suburban man described as a savvy sex offender is in a lot of trouble.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

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Man Shot Dead By Police After Southeast Side Standoff

A tense standoff with police early Wednesday left one man dead after police opened fire.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

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Police: 11-Year-Old Boy Holds Up Store With Knife

Authorities say an 11-year-old boy wearing a hooded sweat shirt and brandishing a knife robbed a convenience store.


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Teen Will Be Tried As An Adult In Sexual Battery Of Disabled Boy

The eldest of the two girls who held a boy against his will at knifepoint and sexually battered him will be tried as an adult.


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Suicidal Man Shot, Killed After Threatening Cops With Knife

Police officers in west suburban Naperville shot and killed a suicidal man who was threatening them with a large knife early Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2011

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Couple Awakens With Ex Standing Over Bed With Knife

A suburban couple awoke to find the wife’s former girlfriend standing over their bed with a kitchen knife and telling someone by cell phone that she’d probably be going to prison for murder, the husband told police.


Daniel D. Sanchez was charged with two counts of attempted murder.

Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Tilted Kilt Stabbings

A 24-year-old Pingree Grove man was arrested early Saturday morning after he allegedly knifed several people outside the Tilted Kilt pub in northwest suburban Elgin.


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Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Man In Uptown

Police shot a suspect who allegedly threatened officers with a knife early Thursday in the Uptown neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011

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Police: Man Tried To Kill Girlfriend Twice

An alleged knifeman free on $1 million bail for the alleged attempted murder of his girlfriend last year was arrested again Friday after he tried to kill her a second time, prosecutors say.


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5-Year-Old Wields Knife On School Bus

Parents are furious after a 5-year-old student is allowed to take the school bus after he brought a knife and threatened other students on it.


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Man Stabbed To Death At Home

A man died after he was found with multiple stab wounds at his home.