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Off-Duty CPD Officer Suspected Of Being Drunk, Firing At Suburban Cop Near Police Station

An off-duty Chicago Police officer has been stripped of his arrest powers after he allegedly fired multiple times at an off-duty suburban cop who tried to pull him over after suspecting he was driving drunk, law enforcement sources said Monday.

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Uniformed Chicago police officers were spotted taking lunch breaks at Bourbon Street in Merrionnette Park, even though department rules say lunch breaks should be taken within their district. Other plain clothes officers also were seen there for nearly two hours, although lunch breaks are limited to 30 to 60 minutes. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Cops Assigned To High-Crime Area Watch Bears Game — For Nearly Two Hours

On Dec. 29, a group of on-duty plainclothes officers lingered at a Merrionette Park restaurant. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

01/13/2014

Scott Stewart, back at work as a firefighter after 28 years as a Sun-Times photographer, works at the scene of a structure fire in August. (Credit: Facebook)

Former Sun-Times Photographer Returns To True Calling: Firefighting

“I am a fireman who takes pictures,” said Scott Stewart, who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times for 28 years before management laid off nearly the entire photography staff four months ago.

09/23/2013

Merrionnette Park firefighter Marvin Buhle (left) is accused of trying to rape a woman who was passed out at a party while fellow firefighter Michael Haas (right) allegedly acted as a lookout. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

2 Merrionette Park Firefighters Accused Of Sex Assault

A $250,000 bond was set Sunday for a Merrionette Park firefighter accused of sexually abusing a visitor from Hawaii at a party while a fellow firefighter allegedly acted as lookout outside the bedroom door.

06/16/2013

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Best Bars In Chicago To Watch The 2013 Super Bowl

From casual bars to those with a taste of New Orleans, consider watching the Super Bowl at a sports bar in Chicago. Where to go? Check out the list for details.

01/24/2013

The fatal crash happened about 2:20 a.m. in the 3400 block of West 115th Street. (Credit: CBS)

Two Killed In Head-On Crash In Mount Greenwood

Two men were killed and a woman was injured in a traffic crash early Sunday in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far Southwest Side, police said.

01/13/2013