A police officer was shot while trying to stop an armed robbery in south suburban Harvey Sunday evening.
Police said they fought for 25 minutes to force their way into a home where they heard a woman screaming as she was allegedly battered by a man from the Near West Side.
Michael Hart, 43, was charged on Wednesday with aggravated battery and official misconduct in connection with the incident.
The attack happened in the 5800 block of North Rogers between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., police said. Neighbors say the site of the incident is a jogging path used by people all the time.
Shamekia Goodwin-Badger began working for Wheeling police May 27, 2008 after being employed with Hawthorn Woods police for four years
A west suburban man died Monday after being shot by a Kane County Sheriff’s sergeant when he pointed a gun at deputies, authorities said.
A 27-year-old South Side man has been charged with striking and then dragging a police officer with a vehicle Friday night in the Hyde Park neighborhood.
A suspect was nabbed just minutes after the robbery of a west suburban bank branch Tuesday morning by a police officer who was having coffee at a Starbucks a few doors down.
An internal police inquiry into Justice police officer Carmen Scardine, accused in a federal lawsuit of forcing a woman to perform oral sex in his squad car, found that he broke department policy, abused his police powers, lied about the incident and may have violated the law, according to documents.
A man who threatened to kill a cop after taunting officers by telling them “I would like to see you … try to take me to jail” was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday.
Police Officer Bryan Woodyard, 38, turned himself in to his own department on charges of official misconduct.
Police are trying to nail down details about a man who was shot by an off-duty Merrillville police officer after the two engaged in a physical altercation outside of the Merrillville Planned Parenthood Health Center on Monday afternoon.
Donald Walsh was initially charged with domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery in July after Mokena police arrested him for allegedly beating his ex-girlfriend at her home. This week, a Will County grand jury indicted Walsh on a residential burglary charge, for which he was arraigned on Friday.
An employee at a nearby dry cleaners said a police SUV was heading south on King Drive when it swerved to avoid another vehicle, and hit a school bus turning north onto King from 42nd Street.
A struggle between northwest suburban Elgin police and a 40-year-old man Sunday morning ended up with the suspect and two of the officers being sent to hospitals and the suspect facing four felony charges. One of the officers drew his stun gun, but ended up shooting himself in hand.
An Oswego police officer has been suspended after walking into a southwest suburban pizzeria with a gun, and yelling at employees while off duty.
Just moments after a federal jury ruled against Lavelle Watts Jr., and in favor of Officer Joshua Sawyer, the Joliet cop Watts had sued, an enraged Watts grabbed a chair and flung it at Sawyer, witnesses said.
Bond was set at $400,000 for a Greater Grand Crossing man who allegedly attempted to run over a police officer Thursday on the South Side.
A north suburban police officer was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to theft for ordering a DUI suspect to pay an unnecessary cash bond.
Police are using an unusual tactic to try to force a Mokena woman to tell a police commission how her cop ex-boyfriend hit, head-butted and choked her this past summer.