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Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

1957 Sycamore Murder Suspect Opts For Bench Trial On Rape Charge

Jury selection begins Tuesday for a rape trial, for the former police officer who is also charged with kidnapping and murdering a Sycamore girl in 1957.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Howard Morgan

40 Years For Former Railroad Cop On Conviction Of Shooting At Police

A former railroad police detective was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday for attempted murder, convicted of shooting at Chicago Police officers who fired back several times.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former Tinley Park Cop Admits To Driving Drunk In Crash

A former Tinley Park Police officer admitted to a Will County judge that he left the scene of a drunken driving accident nearly a year ago.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

Chicago Police Officer Del Pearson leaves Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn on March 27, 2012, eight days after he was shot in the chest while chasing a suspect on the South Side. (Credit: CBS)

Wounded Officer Went Home With Dad’s Police Star

A Chicago Police officer nearly killed last week in a shooting has an extra reason for getting better and returning to the street.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Ryan Marron, a police officer from Perth, Australia, traveled to Chicago to visit the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for treatment after he was bitten by a mosquito, resulting in encephalitis that left him paralyzed and unable to speak. (Credit: CBS)

Disabled Australia Cop Comes To Chicago For Rehab

It happened in the Australian wilderness. A young police officer was bitten by a mosquito and became immobilized, a quadriplegic who also cannot speak. Now he has traveled from down under to Chicago. Here, police officer Ryan Marron hopes he can regain what was lost.

CBS 2–03/28/2012

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Police Impersonator On The Loose In Barrington

Police in the northwest suburbs are warning people about someone who has been trying to impersonate them.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Court Case Graphic

Calumet Park Cop Acquitted In Brutality Case

A south suburban police officer accused of tripping a teen and later grabbing him by the throat after the boy made a wisecrack was found not guilty during a bench trial on Monday.

03/19/2012

Richard Bolling, 42, a Chicago police officer, was convicted of reckless homicide and drunk driving in a 2009 crash that killed a 13-year-old boy riding a bicycle. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Former Cop Gets 3 Years In Deadly DUI Crash

A former Chicago Police officer has been sentenced to three years in prison for driving drunk, hitting and killing a 13-year-old boy, and speeding off.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

Scales Of Justice

Lawsuit: Off-Duty West Chicago Cop Shot At Car In Road Rage Incident

The family of a Cicero teenager is suing in federal court in Chicago, accusing a West Chicago police officer of shooting at their car and wounding him.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Anthony Abbate

Bartender: Officer Who Attacked Was Protected By ‘Code Of Silence’

The claim that Chicago Police officers practice a code of silence to protect fellow cops is up in federal court again, this time in connection to the infamous case of former officer Anthony Abbate.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Richard Bolling, 42, a Chicago police officer, was convicted of reckless homicide and drunk driving in a 2009 crash that killed a 13-year-old boy riding a bicycle. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Sentencing Delayed For Cop In Deadly Hit-And-Run

Sentencing for a Chicago police officer convicted in a deadly hit-and-run crash in 2009 has been pushed back two weeks after a judge heard emotional testimony from the victim’s family who are seeking a stiff sentence, as well as from friends of the officer who urged lenience.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012

A police gun and handcuffs.  [Generic] (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

911 Tapes Show Confusion After Cop Pulls Gun In Wal-Mart

The 911 tapes have been released from an incident at a Wal-Mart store in Oswego on Super Bowl Sunday, in which an off-duty Kendall County Sheriff’s deputy pulled a gun on a customer at one of the registers.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

FBI

Cops Charged With Stealing What They Thought Was Drug Money

Federal authorities have arrested a Chicago Police sergeant and patrol officer and charged them with stealing $5,200 in what they thought was illicit drug money.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Chicago Police Officer Richard Bolling is charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in a crash that killed a 13-year-old bicyclist in 2009. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Jury Deliberates On Cop Charged With Killing Boy In DUI Crash

Jury deliberations continue later Wednesday morning in the trial of a Chicago police charged in connection with a deadly hit-and-run accident.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

O'Hare International Airport

Police Officer’s Gun Stolen From Baggage

A baggage handler at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport is accused of stealing a gun from a police officer’s checked baggage.

01/06/2012

Officer Clifton Lewis

Community Pays Last Respects To Fallen Officer

Police say they have new leads Thursday morning in the murder of Officer Clifton Lewis, as the community pays its last respects.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

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Lawsuit: Suburban Cop Issues Ticket, Asks For Date

A suburban Chicago police officer used a $132 speeding ticket he issued to track down a woman and ask her for a date, saying the least he could do for costing her so much money was to buy her dinner, a lawsuit filed by the woman alleges.

01/03/2012

An off-duty Chicago police officer was fatally shot Thursday evening at  an Austin food mart. (CBS)

Off-Duty Police Officer Shot, Killed

An off-duty police officer was fatally shot Thursday evening while he worked security at a West Side grocery store, Chicago police said.

12/29/2011

Jail/Prison

Man Refuses To Leave Edgewater Restaurant, Punches Cop

A man who walked into an Edgewater neighborhood Italian restaurant, took off his shoes and refused to leave was arrested about dinnertime Christmas Eve after he allegedly punched a responding police officer.

12/26/2011

Court Case Graphic

Sauk Village Cop Alleges Harassment By Trustee

Months after settling a racial discrimination lawsuit against south suburban Sauk Village, police Sgt. Tim Holevis has filed a new complaint alleging further harassment.

12/11/2011

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