Chicago Police Apologize After Raiding Wrong Home: 'That's Not A Good Thing'Police said the officers went to the address listed on a warrant, but the paperwork had the wrong information.
Police Raid Wrong Home, Terrified Family Says Apology Not Enough: 'I Don't Feel Safe'18 year old Naseem Stevens woke up early Wednesday evening by Chicago police officers busting in his bedroom door with guns drawn. He was face down with officers pointing guns in a police raid, but it was the wrong home.
30 Arrested In Raids Aimed At Curbing Memorial Day Weekend ViolenceThirty people were arrested and hundreds of pounds of drugs — often a catalyst of violence — were confiscated by officers during the raids.
Police Arrest 57 In Targeted Drug, Gun Raids OvernightChicago police arrested 57 people and seized eight guns Tuesday night, in a series of raids targeting drug dealers and gang members.
Cops Raid Home After Video Shows Gang Members Boast About Guns, DrugsHarvey police said they made a major drug bust Wednesday, after they were tipped off about a YouTube video showing a purported gang member bragging about drugs, guns, and dead dogs.
Police Apologize To Family After Officers Raid Wrong ApartmentChicago police said they will pay for repairs after officers raided the wrong home Thursday morning, terrifying a Lawndale family.
Man Busted Again For Colorado-To-Chicago UPS Marijuana ShipmentColorado’s “green rush” has been nothing but a bust for Ryan Bailey. For the second time in about five years, Bailey is behind bars for allegedly opening a hefty package of marijuana that was shipped from Colorado to Chicago through the United Parcel Service.
Man Behind Peoria Mayor Twitter Parody Suing Over Police RaidJon Daniel was behind the fake Twitter account @Peoriamayor, posting comments about sex and drugs, among other things. Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis called the posts “absolute filth.”
No Charges Over Fake Peoria Mayor Twitter AccountAfter Mayor Jim Ardis filed a criminal complaint over the matter, police raided a home last week, seizing computers and hauling residents in for questioning. The action sparked criticism that the mayor had abused his powers and violated free speech rights.