Memorial Service Pays Tribute To Cook County's Fallen Police OfficersA couple hundred people gathered in a west suburban forest preserve Monday morning to remember police officers who have been killed in the line of duty in Cook County.
May Fundraiser To Help Families Of Fallen First RespondersThey gave their lives on the job, and now you can help give back to their families. The 100 Club has kicked off a month-long fundraiser to assist the survivors of first responders who have died in the line of duty.
Metra Launches New Onboard Police UnitThe six full-time officers in the unit will ride in both uniform and plain clothes on all of Metra’s 11 lines, according to a statement from the rail service.
Police Support Group Upset Over Exclusion From St. Patrick's Day ParadeA Chicago group that formed last October to show support for police officers amid the Laquan McDonald protests said it’s a “slap in the face” that they’ve been denied entry into the downtown St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Police: DUI Suspect Attacked, Threatened Riverside OfficersA west suburban man charged with DUI in Riverside early Sunday has also been accused of attacking officers and damaging police equipment during his arrest.
Three Fox Lake Cops Suspended For Altercation With Man In Holding CellTwo Fox Lake police officers and a detective have been suspended after acknowledging they broke department rules during an altercation with a suspect in custody last year.
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.”