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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.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2013

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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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Police Officer Arrested For Allegedly Taking Bribe In Criminal Case

A Chicago Police officer has been arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe in connection with a criminal case.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

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Fake Police Officer Sexually Assaults Woman At Gunpoint

A man who was impersonating a police officer sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint after pulling over her car in the far west suburbs, police said.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Wrigleyville Mob Attack Suspects

4 Accused Of Jumping From Limo, Beating People On Wrigleyville Street

Four men have been charged with attacking four other people – including an off-duty Chicago police officer – for no apparent reason early Sunday, but the suspects’ relatives said the men had been taunted with racial slurs and one of the suspects was grabbed from behind during the confrontation.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2012

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City Of Evanston Changes Course, Agrees To Pay After Cop Backs Into Woman’s Van

The City of Evanston did an about-face Thursday, and decided to pay for repairs a woman needed after a police officer backed into her van.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2012

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Man Shot, Killed By Police In Riverdale

A man who was shot by a south suburban Riverdale police officer died Saturday night.

06/24/2012

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Police Officer Hit By Motorcyclist

A police officer was hit by a motorcycle late Friday, causing a police chase that ended without capturing the suspect, according to police.

06/23/2012

West Chicago Death Investigation

Police: West Suburban Officer’s Death Appears To Be Suicide

A west suburban police officer apparently killed herself on Monday in her home in West Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

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North Chicago Officer Wounded While Investigating Fight

Officials are investigating a shooting incident that wounded a City of North Chicago police officer Friday night, according to James Jackson, North Chicago’s interim chief of police.

05/28/2012

Fifteen people, including six firefighters and a police officer, were hurt during an extra-alarm fire at 6134 N. Kenmore Ave. in the Edgewater neighborhood on May 27, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

15 Hurt In Fire At Edgewater Apartment Building

Fifteen people – including six Chicago firefighters and a Chicago police officer – were injured during an extra-alarm fire in Edgewater.

05/27/2012

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