Chicago taxpayers will spend $1.2 million to compensate the family of a high school sports star with good grades who was shot in the back by an off-duty police officer.
A police officer apparently was shot with his own weapon in the Bucktown neighborhood, before he turned the gun on a burglary suspect, killing the man during a struggle early Monday morning.
The male, whose age was not immediately known, fired shots at police officers about 2:50 a.m. near West 64th Street and South Campbell Avenue, police said. Police returned fire, but no one was injured in the shooting.
A felon is facing several new charges after he allegedly pointed his weapon at a Chicago Police officer and was shot Saturday night in the West Englewood neighborhood.
At least 13 people were killed and 58 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the long holiday weekend, from Thursday evening through early Monday morning. There were also six police-involved shootings, two of them involving teens who were killed.
Chicago police have fatally shot a person on the South Side — the fourth police-involved shooting since Friday and the second in which a suspect has died.
One man is dead and two others are injured after three shootings involving Chicago Police Friday, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Tactical officers walked up to the 45-year-old man as he was drinking near the intersection of North Greenview Avenue and Howard Street in Rogers Park.
Officers responding to a 911 call about a man with a gun spotted three men standing on a corner in Greater Grand Crossing. One of the men ran when police tried to question them, then fired at an officer who gave chase. The officer returned fire, and shot the suspect.
A male was shot by a Chicago Police sergeant after allegedly fighting with police, resisting arrest and pulling out a cutting instrument Tuesday evening in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Michael Cote, 39, faces five felony counts of aggravated assault while operating a motor vehicle against a peace officer and five misdemeanor counts of failure to notify police after damaging an unattended vehicle.
Chicago police shot a man who crashed into several parked cars in Wicker Park, then tried to run over officers who had pulled him over.
In far north suburban Zion, police shot and wounded a suspect on a busy roadway Tuesday afternoon.
A Chicago Police officer shot and killed a man threatening police with a knife Saturday night in Englewood, police said.
The officer shot the armed man multiple times after the man turned and raised his gun at the officer, according to police and union officials.
A man was shot multiple times by a Chicago Police officer early Sunday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
On Thursday night, a Hobart police officer saw a shooting take place between two vehicles, and someone fired shots at police as they arrived to investigate, so police returned fire.
Ortiz Glaze, 36, filed a federal lawsuit against the city and several Chicago police officers Tuesday, alleging those officers later planted a silver cellphone with his belongings to justify wounding him in the back of his left arm and back of his left thigh on April 30, 2013.
At 10:22 a.m., police received a call of a possible armed robbery at a hotel in the 16900 block of South Halsted Street, according to a statement from Harvey police. As officers were walking up to the hotel, they “encountered the suspect” who was in a vehicle in the parking lot.
Abeid Armour was 17 when a Country Club Hills police officer shot into a car Armour was driving on July 24, 2010, the lawsuit said. Armour was struck with two bullets