Former Lynwood Police Officer Charged With Punching Handcuffed Man In 2013It has been more than two years since authorities say a Lynwood police officer punched a handcuffed suspect in the face - and now State's Attorney Anita Alvarez has announced charges against the officer.
2 Investigators/BGA: State’s Attorney Has Had Video Evidence In Lynwood Police Brutality Case For Two YearsAnother case of alleged police misconduct caught on video is turning up the heat on embattled Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez.
2 Investigators/BGA: Did Lynwood Police Department Try To Cover Up Alleged Brutality?
South Suburban Officer Fired Over Brutality AllegationsThe officer was caught on surveillance video shoving a detained suspect into a door and onto the ground and allegedly hit him while he was handcuffed.
Lynwood Teen Fatally Shoots Himself During Online Video Chat With Friend: PoliceBlake Hannett, 15, was pronounced dead at his home in the 2700 block of Lake Park Drive in Lynwood at 8:39 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
2 Investigators, BGA: Lynwood Police Investigate Brutality Claims2 Investigator Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association have been working for a year to get videotape of the alleged incident.
Investment Firm Buys Southland Homes In $28 Million DealTinley Park-based Mack Cos. said it has sold nearly 200 single-family homes in the south and southwest suburbs to an Arizona-based real estate investment trust for $28 million.
Coalition Of Mayors Calls For Stricter Gun Control LawsSpurred by the Newtown school shooting massacre, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was leading a coalition of Chicago area mayors in a renewed drive for stronger gun control laws.
10-Year-Old Girl Says School Did Nothing To Stop BullyA young girl was attacked in gym class and she said a school bully is to blame. Elisa Ramirez said the same boy has been bullying her for years, but this time he hit her hard in her face, narrowly avoiding a major eye injury. CBS 2's Dave Savini discovered that, until he got involved, little was done to help Elisa.
Drunk Driver Calls Police, Gets ArrestedA driver from south suburban Lynwood ended up getting himself arrested by calling Illinois State Police and telling them he was drunk, lost and out of gasoline.
Man Charged With Blue Line RobberiesA south suburban man is being held on $90,000 bond after being charged with multiple robberies on the CTA Blue Line last month.
Mystery Deepens In Shooting Death Of Lynwood Man Whose Wife Says She Was KidnappedA 56-year-old Lynwood man has been found murdered inside his home in south suburban Lynwood, and police are investigating his wife's claims she was kidnapped.