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Knife-Wielding Robber May Have Struck Again In Chicago, Elmwood Park

Chicago police say the latest attack happened Tuesday at a Dunkin Donuts in the North Austin neighborhood.

05/21/2015

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Naperville Man Says Police Have Pulled Him Over More Than 200 Times

Naperville police have launched a formal investigation into the conduct of two officers at the scene of a traffic stop involving a local liquor store owner who says he’s been harassed by police for decades, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

05/13/2015

A city employee was shot and wounded Thursday afternoon in the Little Village neighborhood. (CBS)

Chicago Water Department Employee Wounded In Shooting

Police say the 40-year-old victim was in his own car near 31st and Komensky when two suspects walked up and fired shots in his direction.

04/23/2015

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Chuy Garcia Calls For Higher Pay For Health Care Workers, More Police Officers

In the race for Chicago mayor, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia spoke Saturday in favor of higher pay for home health care workers and committed himself to work toward a $15 an hour floor salary.

02/28/2015

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Shots Fired At Officers In Andersonville

A shoplifting in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood ended Saturday night with gunshots fired at two police officers, who were not hit.

02/14/2015

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Aurora Police Take Suspect Into Custody After Standoff

Aurora police took a 19-year-old suspect into custody Friday evening after a shooting in Montgomery.

02/06/2015

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Matteson May Slash Police, Fire Budget

This town of 20,000 is facing the real possibility of a 50 percent cut in police and fire services before long. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

01/26/2015

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Police Investigate Apparent Drive-By Shooting In LaGrange

The victim was taken to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was in stable condition after surgery.

01/26/2015

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Westmont Police Hunt For Suspect In Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Of Elderly Woman

An elderly Westmont woman told authorities an armed suspect awakened her at 5 a.m. Thursday.

01/02/2015

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Police Upset Over Social Media Posts That Target Officers

Is it free speech or a threat? Some current and former police officers are outraged about pages on one social media site that seem to encourage the killing of officers.

12/24/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Glenview Girl Into Car

The man asked, “Hey come in here, have you ever tried chocolate chip cookies?” The girl kept walking and the man pulled into a driveway, blocking her path.

11/24/2014

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Skokie School Will Reopen After Online Threat Is Deemed ‘Not Credible’

Classes will resume Friday at Skokie’s McCracken Middle School, following a threat posted online that was investigated by police.

10/23/2014

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Police At U Of I Warn Of Attacks, Robberies

Police at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were encouraging students to walk in pairs, or take public transit, in the wake of recent attacks on campus.

10/21/2014

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WATCH: Armed Robbers Storm Into Bar, Order Patrons Onto The Ground

Two men in hooded jackets stormed Beano’s Bar in East Hazel Crest at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday with money on their minds. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

10/17/2014

This is some of the wreckage vandals left behind at the New Lenox veterans memorial. (CBS/Jim Williams)

Police Make Arrest In Veterans Memorial Vandalism

Brian Sundstrom, 26, was arrested Thursday as he was heading into the police station to talk with authorities about the incident, WBBM’s Mariam Sobh reports.

10/09/2014

Stealing bikes is so easy to get away with in Chicago, I decided to try my hand at it. (Photo Credit: Christine Newsom)

The Number Of Bikes Stolen In Chicago, The Neighborhoods They’re Stolen From And The Number That Are Recovered

Looking for a low-risk, lucrative career? Based on these statistics, bike thievery might be for you… (If you can get over the fact that stealing is wrong, that is…)

10/09/2014

Suburban police practice responding to an "active shooter" scenario. (CBS)

Suburban Police Practice ‘Active Shooter’ Response

CBS 2’s Mai Martinez takes us inside potentially life-saving training.

09/22/2014

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Dolton Police Sergeant Fired Following Missing-Gun Probe

Dolton’s new police chief has terminated Anthony Bankhead for failing to inventory that gun after it was seized during an arrest two years ago.

09/18/2014

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2 Investigators, BGA: Lynwood Police Investigate Brutality Claims

2 Investigator Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association have been working for a year to get videotape of the alleged incident.

09/11/2014

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Police Searching For Man Who Escaped Custody Outside Chicago Heights Hospital

A man arrested after a south suburban house party got out of control early Saturday later escaped from police custody outside a Chicago Heights hospital.

08/16/2014

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