Police have issued an alert to Near West Side residents, warning that thieves using tow trucks have been taking older cars off the streets at night.
A Chicago Police officer has been arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe in connection with a criminal case.
Scores of police squad cars were among the many vehicles damaged Thursday night due to the hailstorm that swept through.
A shooting overnight in the South Shore neighborhood left a man dead, and shots were also heard down the street from a police station on the city’s West Side.
Police joined state and federal agents in a major crackdown on crime this past weekend, which resulted in 180 arrests, as an effort to ensure a safe spring break.