Aldermen Back Property Tax Break For Spouses Of Fallen Police Officers, Firefighters, ParamedicsThe ordinance would exempt the spouses of fallen police officers, firefighters, and paramedics from paying the city's portion of their property tax bills -- usually 20% to 25% of the total due.
LIVE UPDATES: City Releases Inspector General's Reports On Officers Accused Of Covering Up Laquan McDonald ShootingThe reports are expected to shed new light on how the city’s top watchdog says other officers tried to protect Officer Jason Van Dyke, who has since been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting McDonald on Oct. 20, 2014.
Trial Begins For Two Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Lying To Get Warrants, Stealing Drugs And CashSgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado have pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges alleging they paid informants to lie to judges for search warrants.
Man Charged With Aggravated DUI In Crash That Injured Two CPD OfficersA 26-year-old man has been charged with aggravated DUI, after causing a crash that injured three people, including two police officers early Sunday in the South Austin neighborhood.
Two Police Officers Injured While Helping Evacute Building During Edgewater FireThe fire started around 4:30 p.m. on the second floor of an apartment building near Kenmore and Thorndale.
CPD Officers Travel To D.C. To Honor Fallen Colleagues At National Police WeekDozens of Chicago police officers are on their way to Washington to support the families of four fallen comrades, who will be honored during National Police Week in D.C.
Police Board To Decide Fate Of 4 Officers Accused Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingFour Chicago police officers accused of covering up the circumstances of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald face possible firing, as the Chicago Police Board begins a hearing on their case on Wednesday.
2 CPD Officers Hurt In Woodlawn Crash; Driver Cited For Failure To YieldThree people, including two police officers, were injured when a squad car collided with another vehicle Thursday night in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
3 Chicago Police Officers Acquitted Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingThree current and former Chicago Police officers have been acquitted of criminal charges accusing them of conspiring to cover up the circumstances of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald in 2014 in an effort to protect fellow officer Jason Van Dyke.
More Than 300 New Chicago Police Officers Graduate From Academy; CPD Expands High-Definition Camera NetworkChicago is getting new resources to help keep the city safe. More than 300 new officers are graduating from the academy on Tuesday, and the department is adding dozens of new high-definition cameras in some of the city’s busiest areas.
Police Board To Move Forward With Disciplinary Cases Against 4 Officers Accused Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingThe process to potentially fire four Chicago police officers accused of trying to cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald gets underway on Monday.
Judge Denies Acquittals In Trial Of Alleged Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald ShootingA judge has denied defense requests for directed acquittals in the trial of three Chicago police officers charged with lying about the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
3 Police Officers Hurt When Squad Cars Collide In BronzevilleTwo police SUVs collided head-on at the intersection of 43rd and Prairie shortly after 11 a.m., according to police and fire officials. One of the squad cars then rolled into the wall of a building.
Judge Won't Throw Out Conspiracy Charges In Alleged Cover-Up Of Laquan McDonald ShootingA judge has refused to dismiss the case against three Chicago police officers accused of participating in a cover-up surrounding the fatal police shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
Police Board To Make Final Call On Superintendent's Move To Fire 2 Officers For Shooting At Moving CarPolice Superintendent Eddie Johnson determined earlier this year that the officers shouldn't have opened fire on the stolen Jaguar during a chase that ended with the 18-year-old unarmed driver being shot in the back by another officer after he jumped from the vehicle and ran.