CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score
New!  CBS Chicago Weather iPhone App: Daily Forecasts, Weather Alerts & Radar Maps!  Free Download »

Police Lockup

Photo Of Stun Gun (AP Photo)

Man Dies After Being Tasered At Police Lockup

A man who was combative with police at a South Side lockup died Thursday after he was Tasered, authorities said.

12/14/2012

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Council Panel OKs Nearly $4M In Settlements Over Police Lawsuits

The City Council’s Finance Committee has approved millions of dollars in settlements of lawsuits stemming from deaths of people who were being held in police lockups and other alleged police misconduct.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Jail/Prison

Man Dies After Apparent Seizure In Police Lockup

A 56-year-old man died in a police lockup on Sunday after apparently suffering a seizure.

12/05/2011

Photo Of Man Behind Jail Bars (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Officers Find Second Man In Four Days Hanged In Same Police Lockup

A 62-year-old man was found hanged with his underwear early Sunday in a Chicago Police lockup.

11/20/2011

Develt Bradford, 52, is charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery for killing a security guard during a robbery at the Aldi in the 9000 block of South Halsted Street on Nov. 10, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Aldi Murder Suspect Found Hanged In Cell

A man charged in the murder of a security guard at an Auburn-Gresham neighborhood Aldi store was found hanged in his cell at a police station lockup early Thursday.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011