Tactical officer James Whigham Jr. was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma when he was 21, then had two relapses.
Murder suspect Joseph Spitalli tried from jail to hire a hit man to kill his former girlfriend so she couldn’t testify against him — and offered to use his tax refund to pay for the slaying, DuPage County prosecutors alleged Monday.
The man was shot around 1:45 p.m. when he turned toward officers with a dark object in his hand, police officials said.
Police officers fired shots while chasing a gunman Monday afternoon in the Bronzeville neighborhood, just a couple blocks away from Chicago Police Headquarters.
Indiana transit police have identified a suspect accused of stabbing a man outside the South Shore train station in East Chicago.
Jimmy Harris, 56, of Chicago, was charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated battery, and one count of aggravated unlawful restraint, according to police.
A Chicago police officer was recovering Monday morning, after a man suspected of kidnapping his 2-year-old son struck the officer with his car on the West Side Sunday evening.
A north suburban cab driver was robbed of about $200 and a cell phone early Wednesday, and police are looking for a suspect who is 13 years old.
Chicago police shot a person allegedly carrying a gun Monday night on the South Side.
CBS 2’s Jim Williams on Monday went back to the scene of a weekend bank heist to survey the damage.
During the robberies, the suspect passed a note to a clerk warning he was armed with a syringe, knife or gun.
A woman was stabbed to death Tuesday during a domestic incident in her Kenwood neighborhood home on the South Side. Police are questioning a suspect in connection with her death.
Police are seeking the public’s help to arrest a man who allegedly fondled a woman aboard a CTA train on the Southwest Side on Thursday afternoon.
A judge has denied bond for a 20-year-old man charged with shooting and trying to kill a Chicago Police officer earlier this week in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Two Chicago police officers were injured Wednesday while responding to a fatal shooting on the Little Village neighborhood, on the city’s southwest side.
Investigators in Aurora are awaiting autopsy results on a suspect who died after being tasered by police last night.
Police have put out pictures of a man suspected of raping a woman on a CTA Red Line train last week, and the Guardian Angels have been handing out fliers in an effort to find the assailant.
A 23-year-old northwest suburban man is being sought by police in connection with a Sunday morning shooting that left hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head following an argument in a Bartlett nightclub.
Police dragged a suspect from a trash dumpster where he was hiding after allegedly robbing a bank Tuesday afternoon in Oak Park.
Police were warning Northwest Side residents about a man suspected of raping several women at knifepoint.