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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

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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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Lawmaker Says She’ll Try Again With Stun Gun Bill

A state bill to require complete documentation of every use of a stun gun by police failed this week, but the sponsor says a new version will appear soon.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Some police departments have begun equipping officers with "body cameras," which record criminal activity and encounters with suspects and civilians, to document crime and protect officers in case of allegations of wrongdoing. (Credit: CBS)

Police Use Of ‘Body Cams,’ Stun Gun Cameras Stirs Controversy

Police officers are using a new tool to catch criminals and protect themselves from bogus allegations. Some departments are beginning to have officers wear cameras on their uniforms, and they also are equipping stun guns with cameras. CBS 2′s Dave Savini looks at this new technology and the controversy around it.

CBS 2–02/29/2012

Stephon Watts, 15, was shot and killed by Calumet City police officers on Feb. 1, 2012. Police said he had cut an officer with a kitchen knife, but his family said it was only a butter knife. (Watts Family Photo)

Funeral Held For Autistic Teen Shot & Killed By Calumet City Cops

More than 700 people attended a funeral service in Dolton for the 15-year-old boy with autism who was shot to death February first by Calumet City Police.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2012

Schaumburg police have released this sketch of a man wanted for forcing his way into a home, then trying to use a stun gun on a woman who lived there. (Credit: Schaumburg Police Department)

Police Release Sketch Of Stun Gun-Wielding Home Invader

Police on Monday released a sketch of a man wanted for forcing his way into a home last week, then trying to use a stun gun on a resident until she screamed for help and the suspect fled.

01/09/2012

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Male Intruder Uses Stun Gun On Woman In Schaumburg

A man tried to force his way into the home of a northwest suburb woman Wednesday morning, then tried to use a stun gun on her until she started screaming for her roommate.

01/05/2012

Gloria Carr, whose son Darrin Hanna died after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him and shocked with a stun gun, is calling for the officers to be charged with murder and the police chief to be fired. (Credit: CBS)

Family Of North Chicago Police Beating Victim Wants Chief Out

The death of a man who was shocked with a stun gun has put serious pressure on North Chicago Police Chief Mike Newsome, who was on the hot seat on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

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Merrillville Police Officer Shot With Own Stun Gun

A Merrillville police officer was attacked with a department-issued stun gun while he and other officers were responding to a 911 call earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

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