Durbin Urges More Police Departments To Use Federal Gun Tracing ToolU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has renewed his push for local police departments to take advantage of what he believes is a critical law enforcement tool: electronic tracing of guns.
Woman Charged With Offering Sex To Hillside Police Chief For $20Delora Johnson, 24, walked up to Hillside Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek and asked for a cigarette about 7 p.m. outside the station in the 4700 block of West Roosevelt Road, Cook County prosecutors said at a bond hearing. When Lukaszek said he didn’t have one, she offered to perform sex acts on him for $20, prosecutors said.
2 Officers Shot At Protest Outside Ferguson Police StationTwo officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court.
Police Warn Of DUI Dangers During Holiday SeasonIt's that time of year, when more people are celebrating the season with family, friends, and co-workers; and police are reminding you to play it safe.
Des Plaines Police Misplaced Rifles Provided By FedsThe Des Plaines Police Department could be facing a federal investigation into the disappearance of two semi-automatic rifles.
Midlothian Woman Upset With Police After Sister Becomes Latest Mugging VictimA violent attacker in the south suburbs has struck again. A fourth woman has been mugged in south suburban Midlothian, by a masked man who has blindsided women walking home late at night.
Police Investigating 3 Recent Attacks In MidlothianThree brazen attacks in Midlothian have put many in the southwest suburb on edge. In the past three weeks, two women and a 17-year-old girl have been beaten and robbed by a masked man.
Mother Files Lawsuit In Death Of SIU StudentA Morton Grove woman has filed a lawsuit against the city of Carbondale, the city’s police chief, and the man she believes killed her 19-year-old son in February.
Riverside Police Chief Wants Stiffer Punishment For Habitual Drunk DriversAfter a man whose license has been revoked seven times in the past was arrested for drunk driving for the fourth time last weekend, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel said it was the last straw.
Mundelein Cops Release Data On Traffic StopsRacial breakdown numbers for traffic stops throughout Illinois will be released July 1, but one north suburban police department has decided to make its info public early.
Chief Objects After Suspect Who Threatened To Kill Cop ReleasedIn an unusual move, a suburban police chief has filed an official complaint against a judge for letting a defendant walk without a cash bond.
Botched 'Dixmoor 5' Case Re-OpenedAuthorities have reopened the botched investigation into the 1991 rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl, which was wrongfully blamed on the so-called “Dixmoor 5,” some of whom spent two decades in prison.