A Hammond, Ind. police officer has been cleared of abuse allegations following a viral video that showed him lifting a police dog in the air by the animal’s collar.
Prosecutors said Terrell Garrett, an off-duty North Chicago officer, was traveling at 60 mph in a 45 mph zone in March 2013, heading north in the southbound lanes, when his SUV crashed into a Jeep, killing Joaquin Garcia, 25, and his friend, Fabian Torres, 27.
The officer was responding to a call of a battery in progress about 4:15 p.m. near the corner of West 52nd and South Paulina streets.
Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis was murdered during a West Side convenience store robbery in 2011.
Michael Hart, a 19-year veteran of the Skokie Police Department, was charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct following a DUI arrest on March 10 in which a woman suffered injuries.
David Medina wants to be a cop, and the University of Illinois-Chicago Police Department seemed like the perfect fit. CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli reports.
Here in Chicago, similar acts of kindness happen every day without the fanfare. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.
More than 200 police officers, family members and friends gathered at 44th Street and Homan Avenue for the unveiling of the honorary street designation in memory of murdered officer Nathaniel Taylor.
A Chicago police officer is in the hospital this morning after a shootout in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
Community leaders on Saturday urged West Side residents to help solve the murder of Chicago police officer Clifton Lewis as his young daughter tried to cope with the tragedy.
An Oak Park police officer is OK after being bitten by an HIV-positive prisoner during post-arrest processing.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is concerned about how long it can take for the police review board to investigate when officers are accused of misconduct.
The unidentified female police officer was discovered dead late Friday morning in the 8800 block of South Wallace Street, Chicago Police News Affairs said.
A Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer is the latest person to be charged with rape after victim rape kits that went untested for years in south suburban Harvey were recovered in a raid.
When officers arrested him, Denver cop Jesse Sandoval berated them for 40 minutes, insinuating it wouldn’t have happened where he used to work: the Chicago Police Department.
Margaret Flisk, daughter of murdered Chicago Police Officer Michael Flisk, spoke at her father’s funeral on Wednesday. The tribute she gave to her father was nothing short of incredible. CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole reports.
A man has been charged with trying to disarm a police officer on the South Side on Thursday afternoon, then found to be in possession of another officer’s weapon which was taken in a burglary.