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Officer Shot During Robbery In Harvey

A police officer was shot while trying to stop an armed robbery in south suburban Harvey Sunday evening.

11/25/2013

Clarence Flowers (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Attacking Woman, Hitting Officer

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.

11/11/2013

Cassandra Feuerstein slams into a bench after video tape showed her being thrown into a jail cell. (CBS)

Skokie Officer Charged After Shoving Woman Into Jail Cell

Michael Hart, 43, was charged on Wednesday with aggravated battery and official misconduct in connection with the incident.

10/30/2013

A police car monitors a section of the Sauganash neighborhood, where an off-duty cop was attacked Thursday. (CBS)

Off-Duty Chicago Cop Fights Off Rapist

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.

08/29/2013

Shamekia Goodwin-Badger, a Wheeling police officer, died after becoming ill during a training session. (Photo from Wheeling Police)

Wheeling Cop Dies After Collapsing During Training

Shamekia Goodwin-Badger began working for Wheeling police May 27, 2008 after being employed with Hawthorn Woods police for four years

07/29/2013

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Kane County Officer Kills Man Who Pointed Gun At Cops

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.

07/09/2013

Christopher Hartzol, charged with striking and dragging a police officer with a car on the South Side Friday night. Photo/Chicago Police Dept.

Man Charged With Striking, Dragging Police Officer In Hyde Park

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.

07/06/2013

Surveillance image of a man robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in Melrose Park on July 2, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

Suspect Nabbed Within Minutes Of Melrose Park Bank Robbery

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.

07/03/2013

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Internal Probe Finds Suburban Cop Lied About Sex Abuse Case

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.

06/17/2013

Larry Hamilton (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Threatens To Kill Chicago Cop After He’s Asked To Put Out Cigarette

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.

06/10/2013

Bryan Woodyard (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Schaumburg Cop Charged With Taking Gun Turned In For Disposal

Police Officer Bryan Woodyard, 38, turned himself in to his own department on charges of official misconduct.

06/06/2013

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Charges Likely Wednesday Against Man Who Attacked Merrillville Cop

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.

05/22/2013

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Suspended Frankfort Cop Facing New Burglary Charge

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.

05/03/2013

A police officer, a school bus driver, and a bus attendant were hurt when a police SUV collided with a school bus in the Bronzeville neighborhood on April 9, 2013. (WBBM Listener Photo)

Three Hurt When Squad Car Hits School Bus In Bronzeville; Kids Safe

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.

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Violent Arrest Includes Officer’s Own Stun Gun Going Off — On Him

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.

04/09/2013

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Oswego Cop Suspended After Standoff Outside Channahon Pizza Restaurant

An Oswego police officer has been suspended after walking into a southwest suburban pizzeria with a gun, and yelling at employees while off duty.

03/14/2013

Lavelle Watts Jr. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Man Charged With Throwing Courtroom Chair At Cop He Accused Of Assaulting Him

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.

02/15/2013

Roderick Moore, 45, was charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer, two counts of aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon, aggravated assault with a motor vehicle and aggravated possession of a stolen motor vehicle.
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$400K Bond For Motorist Who Allegedly Attempted To Run Over A Cop

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.

01/05/2013

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Wilmette Cop Gets Probation For Stealing Cash From DUI Suspect

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.

11/14/2012

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Frankfort Police Try To Force Woman To Testify Against Suspended Cop

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.

11/03/2012

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