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Phil Cline

Operation Santa

Families Of Cops Who Were Killed Or Injured Get Visit From Santa

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.

12/14/2013

Someone defaced the Police Memorial on Museum Campus Drive last weekend. / photo from Chicago Police

Vandals Deface Police Memorial

Police detectives are trying to find those responsible for defacing the Chicago Police Memorial last week. WBBM’s Bob Roberts has the latest.

08/08/2013

(CBS File Photo)

Chicago Police Officers Deliver Christmas Gifts

The police were picking up and then delivering Christmas gifts to 17 families of fallen or seriously injured police officers.

12/15/2012

Chicago Police Officer Nathaniel Taylor (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Slain Officer Honored With Street Designation

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.

11/09/2012

Tom Boyle, a retired Chicago police officer, was killed in Afghanistan while training law-enforcement recruits. (courtesy: Boyle family)

Chicago Police Honor Retired Officer Killed In Afghanistan

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.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Phil Cline

Former Top Cop Phil Cline Has Lymphoma But Not Pancreatic Cancer

Former Chicago Police Supt. Phil Cline is battling lymphoma, his family said Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

Mayor Richard Daley on his farewell tour Friday; right, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel (CBS)

Emanuel, Daley Regularly Discussing Transition

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.

04/13/2011

Operation Santa

‘Operation Santa’ Sends Gifts To Kids Of Fallen Cops

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.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2010