Thomas Wortham

Officer Thomas Wortham

Father Recounts Final Moments Of His Officer Son’s Life

Retired Chicago Police Sgt. Thomas Wortham III recalled in court Thursday how, with a gun in each hand, he opened fire on two men who fatally shot his namesake son, also a Chicago cop, during an attempted robbery outside his Chatham neighborhood home in 2010.


Officer Thomas Wortham

Chatham Park Event Honors Fallen Police Officer

CBS 2’s Mike Parker went to Nat King Cole Park, where an overnight campout began Friday night in a show of solidarity against gangs, drugs and guns. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


Some 60 youths participated in a campout in the Chatham neighborhood Friday night. (CBS)

Young People Celebrate Non-Violence In Campout With Cops

Residents in the Chatham neighborhood were sleeping in the park Friday in an effort to stop violence. CBS 2’s Mike Parker was there.


(CBS File Photo)

Slain Chicago Officers’ Names Added To Memorial

Four more names have been added to the police memorial at the Chicago headquarters of the Fraternal Order of Police–the names of officers who died in the line of duty in the past 12 months.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

(CBS File Photo)

Police Union Remembers Fallen Officers

The Fraternal Order of Police today held a memorial to honor four Chicago Police officers who have died in the line of duty within the last year.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

(CBS File Photo)

Thousands March In Annual Police Memorial

A couple thousand police officers and their families turned out at the Gold Star Families Memorial and Park – just east of Soldier Field – in the annual St. Jude march.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2011