n elementary school on the Great Lakes Naval Base almost didn’t open for the first day of school this week.
North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham is fighting back on a recent allegation of police brutality by a woman who claims she was battered by a North Chicago police officer on two occasions.
The school districts in North Chicago and downstate East St. Louis are a step away from a state takeover.
Officials are investigating a shooting incident that wounded a City of North Chicago police officer Friday night, according to James Jackson, North Chicago’s interim chief of police.
For a second time this month, the Lake County Coroner’s Office is conducting a death investigation of a small child.
The girlfriend of a North Chicago man who died after he was beaten by police is telling a different story than officers.
One North Chicago police officer has been fired, and another is suspended without pay, in connection with the brutality allegations by the family of a man who died after being beaten during an arrest.
Demonstrators continued their call for justice Monday for the family of a man beaten to death while in North Chicago police custody, but attorneys for the officers say the whole story hasn’t come out.
Family members of Darrin Hanna on Monday played a recording they say proves the North Chicago man was pleading for his life when police arrested him late last year. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
A police audio tape has surfaced in the case of a North Chicago man who died after he was beaten by police.
Sheriff’s police wanted access to the property to use radar and cadaver-smelling dogs before potentially digging at the site. But a prosecutor determined a search warrant did not pass legal muster to present to a judge.
Lake County prosecutors have decided not to seek criminal charges against North Chicago police officers in connection to the death of a man who was involved in a violent confrontation with police last November.
Explosions and heavy flames rocked the skies in North Chicago overnight.
The Lake County Coroner’s office says police blows and a Taser shock are to blame in part for the death of a man who was involved in a confrontation with North Chicago police last November.
North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham has accepted the resignation of his embattled police chief.
It’s been months since a 45-year-old man died one week after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him during an arrest, but Lake County authorities have yet to issue an autopsy report. Attorneys said Wednesday an independent autopsy proves Darrin Hanna died from police brutality.
Paul Smith, the man who is seen being roughly treated by a North Chicago police officer in surveillance video, is speaking out for the first time.
Some city officials disagree that stray animals are being neglected at North Chicago’s animal pound, which is staffed by a lone employee.
After just six days, the man who was appointed interim police chief in North Chicago has decided he doesn’t want the job.
A north suburban police chief has been placed on leave, in the wake of mounting allegations of excessive force by the department’s police officers.