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Chicago police Detective Dante Servin listens as Judge Dennis Porter reads his decision at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Chicago, for Servin's trial on manslaughter charges in the March 2012 shooting death of Rekia Boyd. The defense asked the judge for a directed verdict after the prosecution finished making its case last Thursday. Porter found Servin not guilty on all counts. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

Judge Throws Out Case Against Chicago Cop In Off-Duty Fatal Shooting

A Cook County judge has cleared a Chicago police officer of all charges in the shooting death of 22-year-old Rekia Boyd three years ago. Family members of the shooting victim were outraged.

04/20/2015

Kirk Waishwell (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

After Windows Smashed Outside Daycare, Parents Want Suspect Charged With Felony

Several parents who have children in a daycare center in LaGrange Highlands have banded together to ask prosecutors to file more serious charges against the man who allegedly smashed several car windows in the parking lot this week, fearing his behavior will grow more violent.

02/13/2015

Park Forest police officer Craig Taylor (left) is charged with reckless conduct in the death of 95-year-old John Wrana (right). Taylor shot Wrana with beanbag rounds while police were trying to subdue Wrana at the nursing home where he lived. (Credit: CBS/Supplied Photo)

Trial Underway For Cop Charged In Death Of WWII Veteran

Park Forest Police Officer Craig Taylor has been charged with a single count of reckless conduct in the death of World War II veteran John Wrana

01/13/2015

John Wrana (Photo supplied to CBS)

Trial Set To Begin For Cop Charged In WWII Vet’s Death

Officer Craig Taylor shot 95-year-old John Wrana with multiple bean bag rounds inside an assisted living facility in the summer of 2013, while police were trying to subdue Wrana.

01/13/2015

John Wrana's stepdaughter Sharon Mangerson, holding a picture of John. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Lawyer: Cop’s Trial For Fatal Shooting Of WWII Vet Unlikely This Year

Defense attorney Terry Ekl said he didn’t see a trial date being set before Christmas. He said the case “should be tried rapidly so everyone can move on, move on with their lives,” and that Park Forest police officer Craig Taylor is “anxious to get it over with.”

10/01/2014

Karl Trujillo (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Convicted Sex Offender Approached Kids Outside School

Karl Trujillo, 39, was approaching children outside a school in the 6300 block of South New England about 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to a statement from Chicago Police. A school administrator saw Trujillo and alerted police after learning Trujillo had no children at the school, police said.

09/12/2014

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Man Charged After Barricading Himself In Chatham Home

Antonio Howard Jr. faces one misdemeanor count of reckless conduct, police said. He is scheduled to appear in court July 27.

06/11/2014

John Wrana's stepdaughter Sharon Mangerson, holding a picture of John. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Park Forest Cop Pleads Not Guilty In WWII Vet’s Death

A Park Forest police officer has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in connection with the death of a 95-year-old man at a suburban senior facility last year.

04/29/2014

John Wrana's stepdaughter Sharon Mangerson, holding a picture of John. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Suburban Cop Charged In Death Of 95-Year-Old WWII Vet

A suburban police officer has been charged with reckless conduct, in the death of a 95-year-old World War II veteran who was shocked with a stun gun and shot with beanbag rounds at a Park Forest nursing home last year.

04/02/2014

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Men Charged With Leading Police On Highway Chase

Two men were charged with reckless conduct Wednesday after they allegedly led police on a high-speed chase following a robbery Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

03/20/2014

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Teen Charged With Spraying Mace In Bronzeville Classroom

A 15-year-old girl was charged with reckless conduct after she allegedly sprayed Mace inside a Bronzeville school on the South Side, injuring 20 people.

02/19/2014

This alligator was captured by authorities at O'Hare.

Woman Who Abandoned Alligator At O’Hare Charged With Animal Cruelty

The woman who owned an alligator that caused a bit of a stir at O’Hare International Airport in November has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty, for abandoning the reptile at the airport.

01/22/2014

Daniel Tatman (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Causing South Loop Explosion

Daniel Tatman, 21, caused a small explosion using an “incendiary device” and marijuana in the bathroom of his apartment in the 1200 block of South Michigan Avenue about 11 p.m., police said.

11/07/2013

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Alleged Shooter Arrested, Released, Arrested Again

A 44-year-old man arrested for shooting his neighbor in Venetian Village made bail and was released, and was arrested again Tuesday, Sept. 18, for violating an order of protection filed by the family of the neighbor who was shot.

09/19/2013

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Teen Charged In Blowdart Attacks At University Of Illinois

A 19-year-old man is facing a reckless conduct charge after two people were shot with blowgun darts as they walked on the University of Illinois campus.

08/30/2013

State Sen. Donne Trotter leaves the Leighton Criminal Courthouse after being released on $25,000 bond on Dec. 6, 2012, on a charge of trying to bring a gun onto a plane at O'Hare International Airport the day before. (Credit: CBS)

State Sen. Donne Trotter Pleads Guilty To Bringing Gun To O’Hare

State Sen. Donne Trotter was sentenced to one year of court supervision Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor reckless conduct for trying to bring a gun onto an airplane at O’Hare, the Sun-Times is reporting.

04/24/2013

Police responded to a disturbance Friday night at Gately Stadium. (CBS)

Two Charged In Melee At Morgan Park-Simeon Football Game

Two teenagers have been charged in connection with a melee in the stands of a football game between Simeon and Morgan Park high schools on Friday.

09/09/2012

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Woman Charged After 2-Year-Old, Home Alone, Falls From Window

A young mother stands charged with child endangerment, after leaving her toddler home alone in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

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Man, Woman Going On Trial For Deadly Party Game

Two people go are going on trial Monday in Will County, on charges they played a role in the death of a local daredevil.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

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20-Year-Old Injured While ‘Car Surfing’ Dies

A 20-year-old man injured when he apparently fell from the roof of a vehicle while “car surfing” Thursday night has died. Three teens have been charged with reckless driving in connection to the incident.

07/03/2011

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