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This surveillance image shows Sgt. Brandon Fredrickson of  the Lynwood Police  Department throwing a suspect against a door. (Lynwood Police)

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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Police Warning Lakeview Residents After Man Attempts To Lure 9-Year-Old Girl

Chicago Police have issued a community alert for the neighborhood around Hamlin Park on the North Side.

08/06/2014

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Most Chicago Bike Owners Don’t Secure Their Bikes Properly, Allowing Thieves To Take Advantage

Let’s be honest: Chicagoans get their bikes stolen more often than Liam Neeson’s family members get kidnapped in the Taken franchise. Here are the mistakes bike theft victims make and how to avoid them!

08/06/2014

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Suspect Charged In Gary, Ind. Officer’s Murder

Carl Blount, 26, faces one count of murder.

07/24/2014

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

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