Authorities in northwest Indiana were offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the prosecution of a suspect or suspects in the murder of Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield, even though police have said publicly they’re “fairly confident” the suspect was arrested the same day Westerfield was slain.
One of three Schaumburg police detectives accused of withholding and reselling illegal drugs they seized from dealers was sentenced to 26 years in prison Tuesday.
A suburban police officer has been charged with reckless conduct, in the death of a 95-year-old World War II veteran who was shocked with a stun gun and shot with beanbag rounds at a Park Forest nursing home last year.
A west suburban police officer rescued some teens from an overturned canoe last week.
James Morrissy, 62, died at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, after a crash near 159th and Cicero in Oak Forest.
Guye and her boyfriend, Terrance Gee, 26, of Michigan City, were arrested for drug trafficking in Oklahoma, after police there found 48 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase in their rental car.
Corey Safford shot patrol officer John Marcano in the shoulder and face when he and another man were being patted down and questioned in an area of the south suburb known for drug trafficking on Jan. 22, 1998.
A southwest suburban Frankfort police officer who was found guilty Tuesday of misdemeanor domestic battery will lose his job with the police department.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with a south suburban man who claims a sergeant overreacted; a follow-up investigation never occurred.
Nathan Haywood, 24, of the 8100 block of South Spaulding Avenue, is accused of choking and beating a 39-year-old Norfolk Southern officer.
The incident occurred about 10:25 p.m. at the Wrightwood Metra station near 79th Street and Kedzie Avenue.
Police officer Sean O’Brien, credited with the dramatic rescue of a boy from the frigid Des Plaines River last year, has been named Officer of the Month by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
Arlington Heights police Officer Michael McEvoy, a 20-year veteran of the department, was shot in the “facial” area while responding to a domestic incident in the 1900 block of Windham Court on Dec. 12.
A Cook County judge upheld the termination of a northwest suburban Des Plaines police officer on Friday, overturning an arbitrator’s ruling that the officer, accused of using excessive force against an arrestee and lying about it, should return to work.
SWAT team officers shot and killed a gunman who allegedly shot an Arlington Heights police officer late Thursday, after the suspect barricaded himself in a home and held a woman hostage.
A Romeoville Police officer shot a man and another officer was injured Thursday night while trying to stop suspects after a shoplifting incident at a Kohl’s store.
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.