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Officer Thomas Wortham

Father Recounts Final Moments Of His Officer Son’s Life

Retired Chicago Police Sgt. Thomas Wortham III recalled in court Thursday how, with a gun in each hand, he opened fire on two men who fatally shot his namesake son, also a Chicago cop, during an attempted robbery outside his Chatham neighborhood home in 2010.

11/06/2014

Antonio Smith. (Family provided photo.)

Reward To Find Child’s Killer Grows To $13,500

If you have information, call (800) 883-5587.

08/21/2014

Peg Flisk (CBS)

Slain Officer’s Daughter Gets Help With College Expenses

With drive and ambition, and help from the 100 Club of Chicago, the daughter of slain Chicago police officer Michael Flisk is attending DePaul University. On Thursday, she said thank you to the advocacy organization, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

11/15/2012

Chicago Police Officer Nathaniel Taylor (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Slain Officer Honored With Street Designation

More than 200 police officers, family members and friends gathered at 44th Street and Homan Avenue for the unveiling of the honorary street designation in memory of murdered officer Nathaniel Taylor.

11/09/2012

Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis (Chicago Police Department)

Slain Officer Remembered As ‘Gentle Giant,’ Devoted Father

The 41-year-old Chicago police officer who was fatally shot Thursday evening was described in glowing terms by grief-stricken admirers.

12/30/2011