CBS Chicago Wins Two National Murrow Awards For '[un]warranted', Its Series About Wrong Police RaidsCBS Chicago's ongoing investigative series into botched raids by the Chicago Police Department has been honored with two prestigious national Edward R. Murrow awards.
'[un]warranted:' Home Is Where You Feel Safest, But What Happens When It's Wrongly Raided By Police?It's been a year since CBS 2 Investigators received its first tip about Chicago Police officers wrongly raiding a family's home and pointing guns at adults and children. But as the story unfolded, it became bigger than just one case. Watch the full documentary “[un]warranted,” with CBS 2’s Dave Savini.
Another Family Says Chicago Police Pointed Guns at Children During Raid, Handcuffed 8-Year-OldJust before they began to get ready for school on a Friday morning, 8-year-old Royal Smart, his siblings and his mother said they woke up to flashing lights and the sound of a bullhorn.
CPD Raids Net 75+ Arrests; Two Businesses Shut Down For Illegal ActivityPolice said organized crime units conducted “precision raids & takedowns of wanted offenders” overnight.
Chicago Police Raid Wrong HomeChicago Police broke down the door of a first-story apartment before realizing they were raiding the wrong home.
100 Arrested On Guns, Drug Charges In Series Of Police RaidsSince early Thursday morning, Chicago Police have arrested at least 100 offenders, more than 60 of them convicted felons, and three of them on CPD’s top 10 most wanted list.