CPD: October Crime Stats Show Historic Lows In Murders, ShootingsChicago police released the October 2019 crime summary, which revealed a drop in crime throughout the city.
City's Inspector General Says CPD Taking 'Baby Steps' Eight Months Into Court-Ordered Reform Plan“I can tell you there is a mindfulness right now about not overwhelming the department, and setting expectations that would doom the department to failure," Inspector General Joseph Ferguson said.
Report Recommends Sweeping Changes To CPD Homicide Investigations To Boost 'Dismal' Murder Clearance RateThe Chicago Police Department's clearance rate in homicide cases has risen from 29% to 47% over the last three years, but still lags far behind other major cities.
Chicago Police Car Strikes Pedestrian Near Red Line Stop In Fuller ParkPolice said the victim was crossing 47th Street against the light at the Red Line stop, and an unmarked squad car struck him in the crosswalk.
Judge Allows City To Proceed With Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett For Costs Of InvestigationThe city is seeking to recoup $130,000 in police overtime costs from an investigation into Smollett's claim he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.
Top Cop Eddie Johnson Told Mayor He Was Drinking Before He Was Found Slumped Over In His CarPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson told Mayor Lori Lightfoot he had been drinking at dinner before driving early Thursday morning, and pulling over near his home and falling asleep behind the wheel, sources told CBS 2's Brad Edwards.
After Being Found Slumped Over In Car, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Says He Stopped To Rest After Feeling FaintCPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Johnson had pulled over and parked near his home near 34th and Aberdeen around 12:30 a.m., after feeling lightheaded.
Chicago Police Board Decides To Fire Officer Robert Rialmo Over Deadly ShootingThe Chicago Police Board on Thursday decided to fire Officer Robert Rialmo over a 2015 shooting that left two people dead – one of them an innocent bystander.
'My Record Speaks For Itself': CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson Addresses IG Report On Laquan McDonald CaseJohnson said he wanted to clear up some "misconceptions" in the new report released by the Office of the Inspector General.
Two Wrong Raids By Chicago Police Result In Nearly $500,000 Bill For TaxpayersIn both cases, city attorneys conceded that officers had no legitimate reason to break into the victims’ homes.
Body Found In Lake Michigan Offshore From Rogers ParkA body was found in Lake Michigan near Rogers Park Sunday, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Two Wounded, One Dead After Little Village Shooting, But Police Data Shows Decrease In Shootings, Murders For AreaThree people were shot in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood Saturday morning, and now police are searching for who is responsible.
CPD Celebrates 238 New Police Officers At Graduation CeremonyThe Chicago Police Department commemorated 349 new and promoted CPD members during a graduation ceremony at Navy Pier Wednesday.
VIDEO: Daughter Of Fallen Officer, Eduardo Marmolejo, Gets Police Escort To Her First Day Of SchoolChicago police officers escorted the daughter of fallen officer, Eduardo Marmolejo, to her first day of school Tuesday morning.
40 Illegal Guns Seized After CPD Deploys 1,000 Additional Officers For Labor Day WeekendChicago police have reported 12 arrests on illegal gun charges and 40 illegal gun seized after deploying 1,000 additional officers citywide.