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.
Four Charged With Attacking Police Officers In EnglewoodFour people have been arrested for their involvement in an attack on police officers in the West Englewood neighborhood on Monday.
CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson's Kidney Donor Son Joins Latest Class Of New Police OfficersChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson’s son, Daniel, is one of 218 new recruits graduating from the academy today.
3 Chicago Officers Hailed As Heroes For Rescuing Men From Burning Homehree Chicago police officers are being hailed as heroes after rushing into a burning home to save two people. A vacant home caught fire early Friday morning in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
Chicago Police Officers Honored For Saving Women From FireSeven Chicago police officers were honored Tuesday for rescuing two women from a house fire in the South Shore neighborhood two months ago.
Accused Cop Killer Jackie Wilson Granted Release Ahead Of New TrialA week after 57-year-old Jackie Wilson was granted new trial in the murders of two Chicago police officers in 1982, a Cook County judge ordered him released on his own recognizance.
Bond Hearing Set For Man Given New Trial In Police Officers' DeathsA Cook County judge rejected the request of a special prosecutor to delay Thursday's hearing for Jackie Wilson.
230 New Officers Graduate From Chicago Police AcademyIt’s graduation day for the latest group of Chicago Police Department recruits, who celebrated their graduation Tuesday morning at Navy Pier.
Chicago Police To Protest At City Hall WednesdayCity Hall is expected to be brimming with unhappy Chicago Police officers Wednesday who plan to show up for the “Blue Wednesday” protest.
CPD Sergeant Critically Injured Helping Save Disabled Woman From FireA Chicago police sergeant was in critical condition Wednesday morning, after suffering smoke inhalation injuries while trying to rescue a disabled woman who also was severely injured in a house fire in the South Chicago neighborhood.