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.
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.
Charges have been filed in connection with a police-involved shooting early Sunday in the West Englewood neighborhood.
Police shot a man who allegedly brandished a rifle at them outside a south suburban nightclub early Friday.
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.
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.
An allegedly suicidal man with a knife was fatally shot by a Chicago Police officer on Christmas Day after he lunged at officers, injuring one of them, authorities said.
The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force has determined police officers in Lake Station, Indiana, were justified when they shot and killed an elderly man who pointed a shotgun at them, and a report sheds some light on what appeared to have been a “suicide by cop.”
Police said three Lake Station officers confronted the man around 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Lake Station City Hall, which also houses the Lake Station Police Department.
The sergeant watched the 45-year-old man shoot another male about 6:30 p.m. in a business near 111th Street and Spaulding Avenue, according police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Officers could be seen investigating inside Blackthorn Pub, at 3300 W. 111th St.
Two suspects were taken into custody Thursday afternoon after they sped away from Chicago Police officers attempting to question them in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Illinois State Police were defending their decision not to frisk a man who was taken to Highland Park Hospital after a traffic crash a few days ago, before the man was shot and killed by police when he pulled out a gun in the emergency room.
Highland Park police said the man was reported to be aggressive while at the hospital early Monday morning, and when officers showed up, the man pulled out a handgun.
Kurtis Garrett, 32 of the 6200 block of South Ada Street, was charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer, police said in a statement early Monday.
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after he opened fire at Chicago Police officers and was then shot by police Wednesday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
About 11 p.m., officers conducting a traffic stop in the 5100 block of South Wood saw two males exchanging gunfire from opposite sides of the street, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Dorothy Holmes filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court on behalf of her son, Ronald Johnson. About 12:35 a.m. on Oct. 12, the 25-year-old Johnson was shot by Chicago Police in the 5400 block of South King Drive. He was pronounced dead less than an hour later.
Maywood police shot a male early Saturday morning after he reached for a gun in his waistband, police said.
Shortly before midnight, police officers saw two armed men approach two other men walking down an alley near the 7900 block of South Justine Street, police said. The suspects announced a robbery, and when they spotted police, the suspects shot the two men in the alley.
Chicago police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in the Archer Heights neighborhood Monday night, after he allegedly ignored orders to drop a knife.