CPD: Crime Numbers Down 6% And More Than 700 Murders In The City, Highest Number In Four YearsThere were 339 shootings in November and that's way more than the average that sits at between 100 and 200.
Left in the Dark: The Failed Promise of Chicago Police Body Cameras
2 Officers Injured After SUV Hits CPD Car In East Garfield ParkAn SUV hit a Chicago Police Department squad car in the East Garfield Park neighborhood Thursday night.
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Only On 2: CPD Officer Says They're Made To Work Even After Exposed To COVID; 'I Think It's Unsafe'"We're sitting on the buses. Nobody is wearing masks...Even in the daily operation of going to rollcall, nobody is wearing a mask,"
Car Theft In Fulton Market Neighborhood May Have Involved A Hack; 'We've Never Had This Kind Of Electronic Break Into The Vehicle'"We've had car break-ins in which people leave valuables in their car. We've had some cars stolen from valets right off the valet line. But we've never had this kind of electronic break in into the vehicle and an automatic theft."
Off-Duty CPD Officer Robbed Near Stony Island And 95thPolice said the female officer was approached by someone with a gun who demanded her vehicle and stuff before getting in the car and driving off.
Two Milwaukee Women Suspected Of Drugging, Stealing $85,000 From Chicago MenSince the beginning of the year, the two were drawing in victims to a scheme prosecutors said landed them more than $85,000 in other people's money. The most recent case on Saturday night.
City Wants Michael LaPorta, Shot And Permanently Disabled By CPD Officer Patrick Kelly, To Testify Against HimKelly claimed LaPorta had shot himself with the officer’s gun in a suicide attempt. It wasn’t until 2017 that the case was revisited and investigators found that Kelly had pulled the trigger and then lied about it for nine years.
CPD Officers Received Suspensions Of Varying Lengths In Connection To Superintendent Johnson Found Passed Out In City VehicleThere are questions over the manipulation of Johnson's cell phone and the SIM card inside it. But it's unclear if any of the six included in this round of suspension were involved in any cell phone manipulation.
Chicago Police Department Welcomes New RecruitsMore than half identify as Latinx, a quarter of them are African American and nearly one out of every three recruits are women.
3-Year-Old Shoots Himself In Foot In Chicago's Rosemoor NeighborhoodThe child was taken to Roseland Hospital.
Logan Square Surveillance Video Shows Man Setting Fires In NeighborhoodLogan Square neighbors are sharing surveillance of an alley showing a man apparently starting a fire then walking away from a trash bin.
Car Chase Near Midway Leaves One Person Dead, Another In Critical ConditionA 33-year-old passenger in the car is in critical condition. Chicago police were not involved in the chase, but CPD is investigating the crash.
CPD Officer Shoots, Kill One Man In PilsenMiguel Vega was shot in the back of the head and died at the hospital.