Police-Involved Shooting

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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Police Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man

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.

12/26/2014

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Investigators: Police Officers Justified In Fatal Shooting Of Elderly Man

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.”

12/12/2014

Lake Station City Hall. (Credit: CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Elderly Man Armed With Shotgun Outside Lake Station City Hall

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.

12/09/2014

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Off-Duty Police Sergeant Shoots, Kills Gunman In Mount Greenwood

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.

12/08/2014

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Two In Custody After Police Chase, Crash In West Lawn

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.

11/21/2014

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State Police: No Reason To Frisk Man Who Was Shot And Killed At Hospital

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.

11/07/2014

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