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Suit: Chicago, Glenview Cops Lied Under Oath About Traffic Stop

According to the suit, Glenview police are required to record every traffic stop using audio and visual recording devices from their squad car. However, in June 2013 – the day Joseph Sperling was stopped – a Glenview officer disabled his vehicle’s recording devices at the request of a Chicago officer.

04/17/2014

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Former Robbins Cop Sues Village For Discrimination

A former Robbins police detective is suing village officials over alleged racial discrimination in hiring practices and for retribution when he sought drug charges against a relative of Mayor Tyrone Ward.

04/02/2014

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Officer Injured During Traffic Stop In West Town

While conducting the traffic stop, the officer became involved in a physical altercation with a male about 3 a.m. in the 900 block of North Willard Court.

12/05/2013

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Police Officer, 2 Others Hurt In Alcohol-Related Crash In Englewood

Two police officers from 6th District were standing on the street conducting a traffic stop when a dark-colored SUV struck the passenger door of the officers’ squad car.

11/27/2013

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4 Hurt In Crash After Driver Tried To Flee Police

Two men, one woman and a 15-year-old boy were taken to separate hospitals with non life-threatening injuries following the midnight crash.

10/17/2013

Emmanuel Wiggins (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Father Hid PCP In Toddler’s Pants During Traffic Stop

A West Side father allegedly tried to hide 26 packets of PCP-laced drugs in his 2-year-old daughter’s pants during a routine traffic stop near his North Lawndale home.

08/13/2013

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Officer Punched During Traffic Stop, Dragged By Car

A Chicago police officer was recovering at home Tuesday morning, after she was punched, grabbed, then dragged down the street during a traffic stop in the Gresham neighborhood.

05/13/2013

Jesus Gonzalez-Carrera, 26, was found with drugs after a traffic stop, authorities say. (DuPage County Sheriff)

Traffic Stop Yields $500K Worth Of Drugs, Methamphetamine

A south suburban man is being held on a $1 million bond after police conducting a traffic stop in west suburban Bloomingdale turned up nearly half a million dollars’ worth of cocaine and methamphetamine Wednesday.

03/28/2013

Harold Rodriguez (Credit: Cook County State's Attorney)

Cop Charged For Taking $5,000 Bribe To ‘Forget’ Traffic Stop

A Chicago Police officer was charged Wednesday with soliciting and accepting a $5,000 bribe to let a person go after a traffic stop.

09/20/2012

Police arrested Queshan King, 22, charging him with endangering the life of a child and possession of a gun without a FOID card. (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Police Discover Child, 3, Holding Gun During Traffic Stop

Police officers got a surprise when the person they found holding a gun during a recent stop on the West Side was a 3-year-old girl.

06/03/2012

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Loaded Gun, Cocaine, Missing Woman Found During Traffic Stop

A traffic stop of a car in Gurnee Saturday night yielded come crack cocaine, a loaded handgun and a missing, possibly endangered person — all in the company of a man out on parole for homicide, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office.

05/06/2012

O'Hare Delays

Air Traffic Stop Prompts Delays At O’Hare, Midway

Flights were delayed at both O’Hare and Midway international airports Tuesday morning following a traffic stop on the runways.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

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Phony Cops Make Stop In NW Indiana

Police are urging motorists to use caution after a woman was stopped on Interstate 80/94 in northwest Indiana by two men pretending to be state police officers.

02/12/2012

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Suspect Escapes After Cops Fire Shots During Traffic Stop

An armed robbery suspect escaped after Police officers fired shots at him on Monday when he pointed a gun at a police officer in the West Lawndale neighborhood.

09/26/2011

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Cops Search For Driver After Officer Hurt At Traffic Stop

Police were searching for a Jeep Grand Cherokee after the driver struck an officer during a traffic stop on the West Side.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011

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Brutality Trial To Begin For Streamwood Cop

The trial begins today for a Streamwood police officer accused of brutality.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2011

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Traffic Stop Turns Up $100K Worth Of Drugs

Police say a routine traffic stop turned into a $100,000 drug bust Thursday.

02/26/2011

Police At The Scene On The Stevenson Expressway. (CBS)

Sources: Cop Shot By Another Officer

3 people in custody after allegedly trying to run over police, leading cops on chase that ends on Stevenson Expressway.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2010