Police said the girls were in a few feet of water for five to seven minutes, about 20 feet from the shore near the Edgewater Walk complex.
Three veteran Palos Hills police officers were being honored Thursday for the capture of Kenneth Conley, one of two federal prisoners who escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in December, using a rope made of bedsheets.
One of three former Schaumburg police officers accused of stealing from drug dealers is getting out of jail today.
A DuPage County judge has significantly reduced the bail for three former Schaumburg police officers accused of stealing drugs from dealers and reselling them through an informant.
Three Schaumburg police officers charged with operating a drug ring using marijuana and cocaine seized from dealers have resigned from the police department.
City Inspector General Joseph Ferguson has issued a report recommending the city put civilians in jobs now held by nearly 300 police officers.
The arrests of three Schaumburg police officers on drug trafficking charges could jeopardize cases in Cook and DuPage counties.
Three Schaumburg police officers have been arrested, following a federal drug investigation.
A man whose history of reckless and violent behavior spans 25 years has been convicted of hitting and kicking two Naperville police officers last summer as they were ejecting him from a nightclub in the city’s downtown.
Chicago aldermen overwhelmingly approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $8.3 billion budget plan on Thursday.
A man threw a propane tank and fire extinguisher at police officers from the balcony of his Streeterville apartment Tuesday night, police said.
As City Council budget hearings continued Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was trying to deflect aldermanic calls for more police officers than already planned.
I have a subway story to tell you; on the Red Line this morning, the train talk was all about cops, cops, cops, cops. Kind of like President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney talking all about jobs, jobs, jobs.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he’s willing to listen to aldermen’s suggestions as they pore over his proposed budget, but there are some ideas the mayor said will generate an instant “no.”
Mayor Emanuel presented a $8.3 billion budget on Wednesday that holds the line on taxes and fees and eliminates a nearly $300 million deficit.
With the two-week trauma of the Chicago teachers’ strike now behind him, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has turned his attention to other labor challenges ahead. Police officers, firefighters, and transit workers are all either in contract talks, or getting ready to start negotiations.
If there ever were one, this is an “ouch” time in Chicago, being on pins and needles about the teachers and the mayor.
First responders in Palatine marked the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Tuesday with a ceremony at the town’s firefighters’ memorial.
Police say a Chicago man used a dog to escape officers serving a search warrant in the Englewood neighborhood Tuesday night.
A new comic is recounting the NATO Summit back in May in cartoon form, and it doesn’t share the admiration for Chicago Police officers that dominated the headlines in the days after the summit.