Crestwood Mayor Louis Presta Accused Of Taking $5,000 Cash Bribe From Red Light Camera CompanyThe indictment does not identify the red light camera company involved in the case, but published reports state the company is SafeSpeed, which is at the center of at least two other criminal cases in federal court.
Dixmoor Police Commander Accused Of Beating Woman, 66; Police Chief Father Says State's Attorney Misrepresented FactsA police commander in Dixmoor stood charged Wednesday with dragging and beating a 66-year-old woman at the south suburb’s own police station this past fall.
Former Probation Officer Sentenced For Inappropriate Sexual Contact With Female ProbationerOfficials say Christian Nunez served as the victim's probation officer following her release from jail in May 2017.
Former Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Battery In Beating Of Jail InmateMiguel Ortiz was charged with two felony counts of official misconduct in 2016. Instead, he pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of battery.
Former Chicago Police Officer Arrested For 'Inappropriate Physical Contact' With Three WomenA Chicago police officer has been arrested on charges he "made inappropriate physical contact" with three women while on duty on three different times between August 2017 and July 2018.
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.
COPA Employee Charged After Sending False Mass Shooting ThreatA COPA employee has been charged with two felonies, disorderly conduct and official misconduct, for sending a false mass shooting threat.
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.
FOP President Says Van Dyke Will AppealAfter a jury convicted Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder and aggravated battery charges, his lead defense attorney said he expected the jury to convict the Chicago police officer of at least some charges.
Theft Charges For Former Ford Heights Mayor Charles GriffinCharles Griffin was arrested on felony charges of theft and official misconduct.
Retired Chicago Police Officer Charged With On-Duty Sexual AbuseMichael Clifton, 59, has been charged with felony criminal sexual abuse, and felony official misconduct.
Chicago Police Officer Charged With Sexually Assaulting Suspect In CustodyA Chicago police officer has been charged with sexual assault and official misconduct, after allegedly assaulting a suspect who was in custody last month.
3 Cops Plead Not Guilty To Covering Up Laquan McDonald ShootingDet. David March and officers Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney are charged with obstruction of justice, conspiracy, and official misconduct.
3 Cops Indicted For Obstruction Of Justice In Laquan McDonald ShootingDet. David March and officers Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney are charged with conspiracy, official misconduct, and obstruction of justice.
Chicago Cop Convicted Of Perjury, 2 Others AcquittedChicago Police Officer William Pruente was convicted of perjury, official misconduct and obstruction of justice.