Settlement In Chicago Cops’ Lawsuit Spares Emanuel From Testifying On Code Of SilenceThe Emanuel administration has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by two Chicago police officers who claimed they were victims of retaliation after blowing the whistle on corruption. The deal spares the mayor from possibly having to testify about a “code of silence” within the department.
“Ridiculous” Lines Jam Emissions Testing FacilitiesHundreds of drivers stewed in frustratingly long lines at auto emissions testing sites across the Chicago area on Tuesday, as motorists scrambled to get their cars tested so they can get their new license plate stickers.
In Media Tongue-Lashing, Trump Outlines Nearly $6M Fundraising Effort For Veterans GroupsUnder pressure to account for money he claimed to raise for veterans, an angry and irritated Donald Trump outlined a list of charities Tuesday he says have now received millions of dollars from a fundraiser he held earlier this year. Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, told reporters at a testy news conference in New York that the fundraiser, held in boycott of a Fox News presidential debate, raised $5.6 million.
Drew Peterson Convicted In Murder-For-Hire PlotJurors have found former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson guilty of trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped convict him in his third wife’s death. Jurors reached the verdict Tuesday afternoon after deliberating for little more than an hour.
'Prolific' Burglar Charged With Ransacking Riverside Home While Family SleptA man with at least six prior convictions for burglary has been arrested again, accused of breaking into a Riverside home while the family was sleeping inside. Riverside police said 23-year-old James Ussery burglarized a home on the 100 block of North Cowley Road on May 10 as the homeowners and their five children slept. He allegedly stole cash, wallets, laptops, and cell phones.
Search Resumes For Boy Presumed Drowned In Kankakee RiverCrews have resumed their search for a 12-year-old boy believed to have drowned in the Kankakee River on Monday, a day after his 13-year-old sister died trying to save him from the strong current near the Wilmington Dam. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.