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Police: Harvey Officer Fatally Shot Suspected Armed Robber Outside Church

A man suspected in a string of dollar store robberies in south suburban Harvey was shot to death by police outside a church Sunday afternoon.

05/17/2015

FBI Investigating 2013 Police Shooting Of Two Teens In Roseland

The teens were wounded on Dec. 22 near 95th and La Salle after Chicago Police officers curbed a stolen car packed with joyriders, the department said in a statement after the incident.

05/15/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

No Charges Against Zion Police Officer Who Shot And Killed Justus Howell

Lake County prosecutors announced an investigation has determined a Zion police officer was justified when he shot and killed 17-year-old Justus Howell last month.

05/14/2015

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Robbery Suspect Who Charged At Officer Wounded After Setting Off Cop’s Gun

The Chicago police union says an officer “inadvertently” shot an armed robbery suspect early Friday, after the suspect elbowed the officer in the chest in Canaryville.

05/01/2015

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Police Officer Shoots Armed Robbery Suspect In Canaryville

A suspected armed robber was shot after Chicago Police say he charged at an officer in the South Side Canaryville neighborhood, making the officer’s gun discharge.

05/01/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Autopsy Concludes Zion Teen’s Death Was Homicide

Howell was shot while fleeing police about 2 p.m. on April 4, near 24th and Galilee, police said. A handgun was recovered, police said. Two witnesses have told the Sun Times that Howell was not armed at the time of the shooting.

04/28/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Investigators Gathering Video In Probe Of Fatal Police Shooting Of Zion Teen

Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko said investigators were chasing down some 50 leads into the circumstances surrounding the death of Justus Howell of Waukegan.

04/24/2015

Police taped off an area near East 74th Street and South Merrill Avenue after a Chicago Police officer shot a person Friday night in the South Shore neighborhood. | Reema Amin/Sun-Times Media

Police Fatally Shoot Man In South Shore

Chicago police shot and killed an 18-year-old man last night, after officers say he pointed a gun at them, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

04/18/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Demonstrators Gather In Zion, Scene Of Police-Involved Shooting

About 200 people gathered Saturday in front of the Zion Police Department after the shooting death of a teen last week by police.

04/11/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Coroner: Teen Killed By Zion Police Shot Twice In Back

Relatives of a 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a Zion police officer called for justice for Justus Howell on Sunday. Family members said he was shot twice in the back, which authorities confirmed.

04/06/2015

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Person Dies In Police-Involved Shooting In Zion

The incident occurred after police responded to reports of a fight in the 2300 block of Gilead Avenue.

04/04/2015

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Officers Shoot Suspect When He Points Gun At Them, Police Say

About 4:15 p.m., gang enforcement officers on patrol in the 6100 block of South Rockwell approached the 34-year-old man for a narcotics investigation.

04/04/2015

Joliet police officers at the scene of a police-involved shooting in the 2400 block of Rockwood Drive on Tuesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Joliet Cops Shoot Man Who Pointed Two Guns At Them

Police responded to a report of a domestic battery in the 2400 block of Rockwood Drive shortly before 8 p.m. A woman told police her husband was heavily armed, and had attacked her inside the house. When officers arrived, a man confronted them while armed with two rifles.

03/11/2015

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Police Officers Shoot Man Wielding Knife In Posen

A domestic disturbance in south suburban Posen ended with police officers shooting a man who allegedly refused to drop his weapon.

03/09/2015

Cynthia Lane speaks to reporters about the death of her son, Roshad McIntosh, who was shot by Chicago police officers in August 2014. Lane is suing the city and police department for wrongful death and civil rights violations. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Family Of Man Killed By Police Claims Police Planted Gun

The family of 19-year-old Roshad McIntosh filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the Chicago Police Department on Wednesday, alleging wrongful death and civil rights violations.

03/04/2015

The intersection of 41st and Pulaski, where a Chicago police officer shot and killed a 17-year-old boy who refused orders to drop a knife he had used to slash the tire of a squad car. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Report: Suspect Shot By Police Suffered 16 Gunshot Wounds

Laquan McDonald was shot after he allegedly slashed the tires of several vehicles, including a police squad car, and allegedly refused officers’ orders to drop his knife on Oct. 20, 2014.

02/24/2015

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South Side Man Charged After Police-Involved Shooting

Charges have been filed in connection with a police-involved shooting early Sunday in the West Englewood neighborhood.

02/15/2015

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Police Shoot Man Armed With Rifle Outside Harvey Nightclub

Police shot a man who allegedly brandished a rifle at them outside a south suburban nightclub early Friday.

02/14/2015

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CPD: Police Shoot Man Who Tried To Hit Officer With Vehicle On Far South Side

Chicago Police officers shot a person who allegedly tried to run down an officer with a vehicle on Saturday afternoon in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

02/07/2015

An off-duty law enforcement officer was robbed at gunpoint about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of West Belmont Avenue. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Off-Duty Sheriff’s Officer Exchanges Shots With Robbers

An off-duty Cook County Jail investigator was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, then exchanged gunfire with the robbers in the Roscoe Village neighborhood on the North Side.

01/22/2015

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