The families of Chicago Police officers who were killed or badly injured are getting special visits this weekend, as the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation carries out the 7th annual Operation Santa, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Police detectives are trying to find those responsible for defacing the Chicago Police Memorial last week. WBBM’s Bob Roberts has the latest.
The police were picking up and then delivering Christmas gifts to 17 families of fallen or seriously injured police officers.
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.
The name of a retired Chicago police officer who friends say had a heart for the poor is now on the memorial wall for all to see, at Gold Star Families Memorial Park alongside Soldier Field.
Former Chicago Police Supt. Phil Cline is battling lymphoma, his family said Wednesday.
Mayor Richard M. Daley revealed on Wednesday that he and Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel have had a lot more contact recently that many of us have been led to believe. The two, he said, have been meeting regularly to talk about transition.
Santa Claus was making the wishes of several children come a week earlier this year on Saturday, as the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation’s 4th annual “Operation Santa” got underway.