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Man Dies After Police Use Stun Gun In Brighton Park

A Brighton Park man is dead after Chicago Police used a stun gun on him Saturday reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

07/20/2014

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Father Suing Police After Son Dies Following Use Of Stun Gun

It’s been a little more than a month since a father believes his son died as a result of what he says is police misconduct and that father is going public for the first time.

06/18/2014

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Theft Suspect Dies Two Weeks After Being Shocked With Stun Gun

During a retail theft arrest about 12:15 a.m. in the 200 block of West North Avenue on May 7, officers used a stun gun on 23-year-old Dominique Franklin, who was resisting arrest and “refused to cooperate with officers,” police said.

05/21/2014

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2 Investigators: Cops Used TASER Several Times On Mentally Ill Man, Family Says

A call to Chicago police for help with a mentally ill man led to an arrest, a TASER being repeatedly deployed and an outraged family. CBS 2′s Dave Savini reports.

05/16/2014

Suspect Subdued With Stun Gun

Suspected Shoplifter Stunned With Taser

The man allegedly stole a couple items from the Walgreens store at the corner of North Avenue and Wells Street around 12:15 a.m. Police said officers deployed a Taser to subdue him when he resisted arrest and tried to run away.

05/07/2014

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Cops Use Stun Gun On Man Who Tried To Disarm Officer After Beating Girlfriend

A west suburban man severely beat his longtime girlfriend, then attempted to disarm a police officer who responded to a call at the couple’s apartment Saturday night.

05/05/2014

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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Suspect To Be Charged In Theft Of $5M Violin

The mystery of what happened to a multimillion-dollar Stradivarius violin stolen in a stun gun attack was answered Thursday when Milwaukee police recovered the instrument and blamed the heist at least in part on an art thief who once stole a statue from a gallery and then tried to sell it back.

02/06/2014

Blue Island Police Sgt. Schultz used a stun gun on Donald Flores, the victim of a hit-and-run crash in 2012. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Blue Island Cop Uses Stun Gun On Accident Victim

CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey talks with a south suburban man who claims a sergeant overreacted; a follow-up investigation never occurred.

02/03/2014

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Bond Set At $750K In Meat Cleaver Attack

Brian Herman, 31, and Shaquietta Brison, 25, “lured” Christian Landon to Brison’s apartment, and attacked him with a stun gun and a meat cleaver.

12/23/2013

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Elderly Man Dies Hours After Being Shot By Police With Beanbag Rounds

Police are waiting for an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a 95-year-old Park Forest nursing home resident who died several hours after a confrontation with officers

07/27/2013

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Man Running Naked In Street Dies After Being Shocked With Stun Gun

A northwest Indiana man died on Sunday after authorities shocked him with a stun gun in south suburban Thornton, after finding him running naked in the street.

06/10/2013

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Violent Arrest Includes Officer’s Own Stun Gun Going Off — On Him

A struggle between northwest suburban Elgin police and a 40-year-old man Sunday morning ended up with the suspect and two of the officers being sent to hospitals and the suspect facing four felony charges. One of the officers drew his stun gun, but ended up shooting himself in hand.

04/09/2013

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Good Samaritan Helps CTA Bus Driver Who Was Shocked With Stun Gun

A CTA bus driver is recovering tonight after being robbed on the job by a man using a stun gun. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez talks with a Good Samaritan who helped the injured woman.

03/04/2013

Linda Falk (Credit: Chicago Police)

Cops: Arizona Woman Used Stun Gun To Rob Victim Of Diamond Ring

An Arizona woman was arrested after allegedly using a stun gun on a Chicago woman 15 times, to help the victim’s daughter rob her mother of a $40,000, 3.5-carat diamond engagement ring in October.

12/03/2012

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Bond Set At $150K For Man Shot By Cop After Attack On CTA Bus

A 28-year-old southwest side man was still in the hospital Saturday — as a judge set bond at $150,000 for charges stemming from his Thanksgiving Day attack on a CTA bus driver, its passengers and police officers.

11/24/2012

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Cop Shoots Man Who Attacked CTA Passenger

A CTA passenger and bus driver were hospitalized Thursday evening after being attacked by another passenger, who Chicago Police shot and later Tased to subdue him.

11/22/2012

Tiffany Rent, who is 8 months pregnant, leaves a South Side courthouse a day after she was shocked with a stun gun during an argument with Chicago police officers over a parking ticket. (Credit: CBS)

Pregnant Woman Sues After Police Used Stun Gun On Her

A 30-year-old pregnant woman filed suit Thursday after officers used a stun gun on her during an argument with police earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

Tiffany Rent, who is 8 months pregnant, leaves a South Side courthouse a day after she was shocked with a stun gun during an argument with Chicago police officers over a parking ticket. (Credit: CBS)

Police Use Stun Gun On Pregnant Woman In Dispute Over Ticket

Chicago Police and the Independent Police Review Authority are investigating, after an officer used a stun gun on a pregnant woman, after she tore up a parking ticket during an argument with police in the Roseland neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

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