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Photo Of Stun Gun (AP Photo)

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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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

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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

CTA Bus Crash

CTA Bus Driver Tasered, Robbed In Austin

A CTA bus driver was found slumped over the steering wheel of a bus after she was Tasered and robbed by a passenger Saturday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

03/03/2013

Photo Of Stun Gun (AP Photo)

Man Dies After Being Tasered At Police Lockup

A man who was combative with police at a South Side lockup died Thursday after he was Tasered, authorities said.

12/14/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Attorney: North Chicago Man Begged ‘Don’t Kill Me’ To Police

A police audio tape has surfaced in the case of a North Chicago man who died after he was beaten by police.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

Photo Of Stun Gun (AP Photo)

‘Combative’ Suspect Dies In Custody After Police Used Taser

Investigators in Aurora are awaiting autopsy results on a suspect who died after being tasered by police last night.

03/13/2012

Photo Of Stun Gun (AP Photo)

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

Handcuffs

4 Students Charged After Fight At Kelvyn Park High School

Four students now stand charged with serious crimes after gang-related a fight at Kelvyn Park High School on the city’s Northwest Side.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2011

Josue Tapia has filed a federal lawsuit, charging he was Tasered 11 times by Chicago police.

Man Files Lawsuit, Charging He Was Stunned By Taser 11 Times

A 27-year-old Chicago area man has filed a federal lawsuit against several Chicago police officers and the city, alleging that he was tortured last year during a traffic stop–and tasered 11 times.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

Photo Of Stun Gun (AP Photo)

Man Tries To Take Officer’s Taser In Struggle

Police say during a traffic stop Tuesday a northwest suburban man ran from the officer who stopped him, then got into a struggle with the officer while trying to take the officer’s Taser gun away.

04/13/2011

Photo Of Stun Gun (AP Photo)

Police Use Taser On Suspect Who Tries To Escape

Police used a Taser on a suspect in a carjacking as he tried to escape from the South Chicago District patrol station.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

Mundelein Police Dashcam

Lawsuit: Mundelein Police Attacked Man With Taser

A man has filed a federal lawsuit against Mundelein police and two specific officers, saying he was brutally attacked during a traffic stop this past New Year’s Day.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2010

Photo Of Stun Gun (AP Photo)

Suit: Taser By Waukegan Police Resulted In Man’s Death

A woman filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court Monday claiming that her husband died as a result of being Tasered by a Waukegan Police officer.

12/06/2010

Photo Of Stun Gun (AP Photo)

Mokena Cop Tased With Own Stun Gun

A Mokena police officer was shocked with his own Taser stun gun during a confrontation early Sunday morning.

12/01/2010

Photo Of Stun Gun (AP Photo)

Robbers Armed With Taser Nabbed In Edgewater

Victim threatened with electroshock weapon, told to hand over her valuables.

10/20/2010