One man is hospitalized with a gunshot wound suffered in a late-afternoon confrontation on the South Side.
The officer wasn’t hurt — nor was the driver in the 6:10 p.m. incident in the first block of East Walton Street police said.
Chicago Police officers shot and wounded two suspects in separate incidents on the South Side overnight – bringing the total to six police-involved shootings in Chicago in about the past 10 days.
The Chicago Police Department says it is investigating reports of a mold problem at the Police Academy, at 1300 W. Jackson Blvd.
The Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is concerned about police station lobbies becoming homeless shelters in bad weather.
A police union spokesman says a Chicago police officer initially withheld returning fire to avoid harming innocent bystanders.