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.
-An investigation is underway after Chicago Police shot and killed a 26-year-old man who pointed a gun at officers overnight.
An undercover Chicago Police officer is recovering after he was hit by a car during an arrest, forcing other officers to open fire on the suspect Saturday evening on the Near West Side.
Two people were injured Wednesday morning, when their car crashed and flipped over as they were fleeing police officers who fired shots when the suspects allegedly tried to run them over.
Attorneys for an unarmed man who was shot and killed last year by an off-duty Chicago police officer have asked the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the shooting.
Protesters gathered outside the Dirksen Federal Building on Wednesday, saying the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., and statistics regarding fatal police-involved shootings in the Chicago area show it’s time for a sweeping federal investigation into police conduct.
About 9 p.m., two males were shooting at each other in the 900 block of East 80th Street, police said. One of the males and two other people — a male and female — were shot.
Police responded to a complaint of armed men in the 2800 block of West Polk Street on Sunday night; and when officers approached the men matching the descriptions in the complaint, one began running away, police said. He ran through a gangway and took a gun out from his waistband.
He ran through a gangway and took a gun out from his waistband, police said. An officer told him to drop his weapon, but he went to “an elevated position” and pointed his gun at the officer, according to police.
Officers responding to a tip about an armed bicyclist in the area saw a male riding a bicycle in the 13300 block of South Forestville about 9:35 p.m. The officers approached him to conduct a field interview, at which point he reached into his waistband and pulled out a semiautomatic handgun, police said.
The shooting of Michael Brown has touched off days of unrest.
The shooting happened about 5:30 p.m. in the 2800 block of North Harding, according to Independent Police Review Authority spokesman Larry Merritt.
Police said 30-year-old Jonathan Koziol and 29-year-old Robert Hack have been charged with one count each of felony aggravated assault to a police officer and one count each of felony retail theft.
Two would-be thieves were behind bars Thursday morning, after an off-duty Chicago police officer fired shots at them in the parking lot of a Jewel grocery store in the Oriole Park neighborhood.
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.