A Brighton Park man is dead after Chicago Police used a stun gun on him Saturday reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with a south suburban man who claims a sergeant overreacted; a follow-up investigation never occurred.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.