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Four Cops Charged With Lying Under Oath In Drug CaseFour police officers – three from Chicago, and one from Glenview – have been charged with felony perjury, for allegedly lying under oath in a drug case last year.
Cops Hit Dunkin' Donuts Rooftops To Raise Money For Special Olympics Hundreds of police officers have been hanging out on the roofs of local donut shops on Friday, as part of an annual charity event.
Garcia Blasts Emanuel On Rise In Murders, ShootingsMayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia on Wednesday sought to use residents’ unease about the city’s latest crime statistics to slow Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s momentum ahead of next week’s runoff election.
Mom Thanks Cops For Sparing Son's Life By Giving Cards, Stuffed AnimalsA heartwarming yet bittersweet story about a police encounter in south suburban Dolton this week.
Fioretti Vows To Hire New Cops If He Defeats EmanuelAld. Bob Fioretti (2nd), who is challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel in next month’s election, said Chicago residents are fed up with crime in all parts of the city, and he held Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy responsible.
Investigators: Police Officers Justified In Fatal Shooting Of Elderly ManThe Lake County Major Crimes Task Force has determined police officers in Lake Station, Indiana, were justified when they shot and killed an elderly man who pointed a shotgun at them, and a report sheds some light on what appeared to have been a “suicide by cop.”
Police Chiefs Push For Written Reports On Use Of ForceIn the wake of deadly confrontations involving police officers in Missouri, New York, and elsewhere, a group of current and former police chiefs in Illinois has pushed for changes in the way police agencies record interactions with the public.
Police Shoot, Kill Elderly Man Armed With Shotgun Outside Lake Station City HallPolice said three Lake Station officers confronted the man around 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Lake Station City Hall, which also houses the Lake Station Police Department.
Hammond Family Sues Police For Excessive Force During Traffic StopA northwest Indiana family has sued Hammond police, claiming officers used excessive force when they broke a car window and used a stun gun on Jamal Jones during a traffic stop last month.
Cops Pump Gas To Raise Money For Children's HospitalAlsip Police Lt. Scott Zablotny was among the officers pumping gas as part of “Full Serve and Protect” at the BP Earth Market at 123rd and Cicero.
City Of Chicago, Police Reach Tentative ContractThe new contract, which requires ratification by officers, reportedly includes an 11 percent pay raise over five years.
Two Officers Hurt In South Side CrashThe crash occurred about 12:36 a.m. at the intersection of Pershing and Halsted, police said.