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Carl Blount (Lake County Sheriff, Ind.)

Suspect Charged In Gary, Ind. Officer’s Murder

Carl Blount, 26, faces one count of murder.

14 hours ago

Bikes! They're yours for the taking (please don't take them). (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Chicago Police Less Willing To Curb Bike Thefts Than Some Other Cities, Internet Vigilantes

If we have to choose whether to devote resources to solving violent crimes or bike thefts, the choice is obvious. With that said, some are wondering why Chicago can’t have adequate resources devoted to both.

07/23/2014

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Person Of Interest Questioned In Shooting That Hurt Three Teens

Police are questioning a person of interest in a shooting that wounded three teenagers in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood Monday evening.

07/01/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girl Into Car In Brighton Park

Police are searching for a man who tried to lure a teen girl into a car in the Brighton Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

06/24/2014

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Letter To Gary, Ind. Mom: We’re Watching Your ‘Lovely’ Daughters

What Alfreda Murphy read prompted her to call the police and lock her children inside her home, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

06/07/2014

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West Suburban Cops Get Training To Handle Coyotes

West suburban police are learning how to handle coyotes peacefully, though not quietly.

04/29/2014

Police sketch of a man who police say broke into a Burbank home and tugged on a sleeping female's clothing. (Burbank Police)

Police: Man broke Into Burbank Home, Tugged On Sleeping Female’s Clothes

The victim was sleeping about 4:45 a.m. at her home in the 8300 block of Laporte Avenue when she was woken by a man “tugging on her shirt and pants,” according to a statement from Burbank police.

04/26/2014

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Suit: Chicago, Glenview Cops Lied Under Oath About Traffic Stop

According to the suit, Glenview police are required to record every traffic stop using audio and visual recording devices from their squad car. However, in June 2013 – the day Joseph Sperling was stopped – a Glenview officer disabled his vehicle’s recording devices at the request of a Chicago officer.

04/17/2014

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Gunmen Threaten Lake View Shop Employees

A worker at Vosges Haut Chocolat in Lake View says four men in a black LTD or Crown Victoria approached him on his way in to work and put a revolver to his head. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

04/10/2014

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Police Investigate “Sexting” Scandal At Barrington Middle School

Some students at a northwest suburban middle school could face criminal charges, after using their phones to share provocative photos of classmates, including some naked pictures.

04/08/2014

A suspect held police at bay Friday at a gas station and mini-mart near Wadsworth. (CBS)

Fireworks Lit In Gas Station Bathroom Precedes Police Standoff

A tense standoff at a north suburban fast food restaurant and gas station drew dozens of police officers and forced customers and staff members to clear out after a series loud pops were heard.

03/21/2014

Wet weather tyres sit in the paddock during previews for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit on October 10, 2013 in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images,)

Alsip Police Caution Motorists About String Of Tire Thefts

Police say drivers park their cars only to come out and find their vehicles sitting on blocks. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

03/10/2014

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Two Men Shot In Grand Boulevard

Two men were shot early Saturday in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.

03/01/2014

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2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two men are dead and at least nine people were wounded since Friday night in shootings across the city.

01/25/2014

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Cops: Chicago’s Serial Carjacker Also Gurnee Purse-Snatcher

A man accused of robbing an elderly woman of her purse in a north suburban parking lot two weeks ago has been identified as the same man who was arrested Tuesday for allegedly committing a series of carjackings in Chicago, one of which led to the death of an 11-year-old boy.

12/26/2013

This screen grab of surveillance video shows a thief breaking into a Midlothian store. (The Tint Shop)

Police To Burglarized Store: Fingerprint Evidence Could Take A Year To Process

Sometimes the wheels of justice turn slowly. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

12/19/2013

Two women were attacked in Arlington Heights within the past two weeks. (CBS)

Two Women Attacked In Separate Arlington Heights Incidents

One attack happened Friday morning near Hintz Road and Haddow Avenue. The other, about a mile and a half away in Lake Arlington Park. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

10/11/2013

Donald Palmer (Waukegan Police)

Parolee Charged In Waukegan Home Barricade

A man on parole was charged after he barricaded himself inside a three-story apartment building Friday morning after a dispute with a woman.

09/21/2013

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Chicago Police Academy Opens Doors To Potential Recruits

Hundreds turned out Saturday as the Chicago Police Department opened the doors of the Police Academy to potential recruits

09/07/2013

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Chicago Police Sergeant Carjacked On South Side

Police are searching for suspect who carjacked an off-duty Chicago Police sergeant in the South Shore neighborhood late Friday.

09/07/2013

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