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Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Attorney: North Chicago Man Begged ‘Don’t Kill Me’ To Police

A police audio tape has surfaced in the case of a North Chicago man who died after he was beaten by police.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

John Wayne Gacy

Sheriff’s Attempt To Search Potential Gacy Site Stalls

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.

03/29/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Prosecutors: Cops ‘Acted Reasonably’ In Police Beating

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.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

North Chicago Fire

Fire, Explosions Rock North Chicago

Explosions and heavy flames rocked the skies in North Chicago overnight.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Autopsy: Police Contributed To Man’s Death In North Chicago

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.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

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North Chicago Police Chief Resigns In Wake Of Brutality Scandal

North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham has accepted the resignation of his embattled police chief.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Attorneys: Autopsy Shows Police Brutality Caused North Chicago Man’s Death

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.

CBS 2–02/22/2012

Paul Smith says a North Chicago police officer used excessive force on him. (CBS)

Former Detainee Says He Was Beaten By North Chicago Police Officer

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.

02/06/2012

A dog at the North Chicago Animal Control Shelter. (CBS)

North Chicago Animal Shelter Under Fire

Some city officials disagree that stray animals are being neglected at North Chicago’s animal pound, which is staffed by a lone employee.

02/02/2012

This screen grab of surveillance video allegedly shows a North Chicago officer using excessive force on a detainee. (North Chicago Police Dept.)

Interim Police Chief Quits In Scandal-Plagued North Chicago

After just six days, the man who was appointed interim police chief in North Chicago has decided he doesn’t want the job.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

This screen grab of surveillance video allegedly shows a North Chicago officer using excessive force on a detainee. (North Chicago Police Dept.)

North Chicago Police Chief On Leave Amid Excessive Force Allegations

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.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

This screen grab of surveillance video allegedly shows a North Chicago officer using excessive force on a detainee. (North Chicago Police Dept.)

More Excessive-Force Allegations Emerge In North Chicago

The accusations come after Darrin Hanna died in an encounter with North Chicago police in November. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.

01/01/2012

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Victim’s Family Files Lawsuit Against North Chicago Police

The family of a man who died of injuries suffered last month during his arrest by North Chicago Police Tuesday filed a federal civil rights suit against the suburb and six of the officers involved in the arrest.

12/14/2011

Gloria Carr, whose son Darrin Hanna died after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him and shocked with a stun gun, is calling for the officers to be charged with murder and the police chief to be fired. (Credit: CBS)

Family Of North Chicago Police Beating Victim Wants Chief Out

The death of a man who was shocked with a stun gun has put serious pressure on North Chicago Police Chief Mike Newsome, who was on the hot seat on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

For Dogs Sake

Police: Dogs Neglected For Days At North Chicago Pound

Dogs in the North Chicago pound were discovered neglected and unattended on Thursday according to Waukegan municipal animal workers, who declined to speak about the incident to the Lake County News-Sun.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Car Slams Into BBQ Takeout In North Chicago, Followed By Copper Thieves

A shuttered barbecue take-out place in North Chicago was rammed by a car and stripped of its metal components, in what police say might be two separate crimes.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Abbott Laboratories Logo (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Abbott Plans To Split Into Two Companies

Abbott Laboratories is splitting in two.

10/19/2011

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

North Chicago Schools Reach Out To Spain For Bilingual Teachers

A school district in Lake County had to reach halfway around the world in its search for new bilingual teachers.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Fire Graphic

Arson Suspected In North Chicago Motel Blaze

A four-alarm fire that destroyed half of the old Knights Inn motel Monday morning in North Chicago is suspected to be arson.

09/13/2011

Gavel

North Chicago Woman Gets Car Towed, Pays Big Fine For Loud Music

A Lake County woman cannot believe she lost her car and had to pay to get it out of the pound, all because of loud music.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

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