13-Year-Old Johnny Martin, Battling Cancer, Gets A Visit From 'Star Wars' Characters And A Special Announcement From Brad Edwards, Dave SaviniJedi aren’t just in a galaxy far, far away. Some are right here, like 13-year-old Johnny Martin.
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.
Victims Await Justice After Cicero Kindergarten Teacher Accused Of Sexual Abuse Slipped Through Cracks For YearsA former kindergarten teacher is accused of sexually abusing students at school. His alleged victim is fighting for justice and sharing her story with CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini.
City Settles With Family In Wrong Police Raid Where Child's Birthday Cake Was Dropped On FloorYou may remember the stunning images – a child’s birthday cake got tossed on the floor during a Chicago Police raid. The problem is that it was the wrong home. .And now, taxpayers are on the hook for it all.
Family Sues Chicago Police After Raid Searching For Relative Who Hadn't Lived There In YearsChicago police are facing yet another federal lawsuit over allegations of a bad raid and misconduct by officers.
Newly-Obtained Video Of Wrong Raid Highlights Inconsistencies In Body Cam Policies At CPDPolice body camera video could have shown exactly what happened during a police-involved shooting this past Sunday in Englewood.
Mother Of Man Shot By Police In Englewood Before Downtown Unrest Says He Had No Gun, Was Trying To Run AwayThe unrest that ravaged downtown Chicago in the early morning hours Monday started after a police-involved shooting the day before in Englewood. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini went inside the home where the shooting victim ran after he was hit by police gunfire.
Chicago Police Announce Path Forward In Fulfilling Consent Decree, But Do Not Address Complaints About Missed DeadlinesThe Chicago Police Department on Monday announced a path forward to fulfill a federal consent decree that took effect last year.
Attorneys Demand Chicago Police Stop Its ‘Abusive’ Search Warrant Tactics, Or They’ll Take CPD To Federal CourtA team of lawyers instrumental in the Chicago Police consent decree is demanding an overhaul of the department’s search warrant process, saying its methods are unconstitutional.
Health Care Worker Tests Positive For COVID-19, Quarantines, And Loses Job -- Only To Find Out Test Was WrongA COVID-19 test forced one woman into quarantine for weeks, and she lost her job. But then she learned she never had the virus. The test was wrong.
There Could Be More Video Connected To Eric Lurry's Death That Joliet Police Haven't Released To The Public
Joliet Police Sgt. Javier Esqueda, Who Blew Whistle On Death Of Eric Lurry In Police Custody, Stripped Of Police PowersThe Joliet police sergeant who blew the whistle on the death of Eric Lurry in Joliet police custody was stripped of his police powers and placed on administrative leave Monday.
Joliet Mayor: 'Clearly, There Was Some Improper Behavior' By Officers On Video Of Eric Lurry Before He Died In CustodyThe video of a man who died in police custody in a Joliet has led to a call for an independent investigation.
Joliet Police Field Training Sergeant Speaks Out On Why He Blew Whistle On Video Of Man Who Died In CustodyA controversy has exploded over a video obtained by the CBS 2 Investigators.
Man Dies In Police Custody In Joliet; Police Accused Of Withholding Video For 5 MonthsAnother man has died in police custody, and there are accusations that Joliet police tried to cover it all up – including a video that was buried for five months.