The Top Stories Of 2019 On CBSChicago.com2019 was a busy year in the news in Chicago – from a historic election that brought a new mayor into office to a scandal that forced a police superintendent out. But the Jussie Smollett saga was the big show-stopper here on CBSChicago.com.
Sources: Former Police Supt. Johnson Was Drinking With Woman Who Was Not His Wife Before Being Found Slumped Over In SUVFormer Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson had been out drinking with a woman who was not his wife hours before he was found slumped over the steering wheel in October, sources told CBS 2.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Addresses Wrong Raids In Radio Interview: Fact-Checking His ClaimsChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has denied repeated requests to sit down with the CBS 2 Investigators about wrong raids by officers.
Who Will Replace Police Supt. Eddie Johnson? Mayor Lightfoot Not Talking YetWith Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson now retiring, we don’t yet have any idea who will replace him on a permanent basis – though there are interim candidates on the horizon.
Sources: Police Supt. Eddie Johnson To Announce Date Within Week For Planned RetirementMultiple sources tell CBS 2’s Brad Edwards that Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson will announce a date when he plans to retire within the week.
Chicago Fraternal Order Of Police Board Issues Vote Of No Confidence Against Supt. JohnsonThe Chicago Fraternal Order of Police on Wednesday issued a vote of no confidence against police Supt. Eddie Johnson.
Police Supt. Johnson: Overnight West Side Gun Violence Was 'Unacceptable And Disheartening'Police on Sunday afternoon were exploring possible connections – and expressing outrage – after three early-morning shootings left at least one person dead and more than a dozen others wounded on the city’s West Side.
Police, Mayor Lightfoot React To Report On CPD Lieutenants Failing To Review Body Cam Recordings
Jussie Smollett's Legal Team Wants Case Sealed, Plan To File Motion For ExpungementJust a day after all the charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett were dropped, his legal team wants the case sealed. They plan to file a motion for expungement Wednesday.
CPD To Deploy 400+ Additional Officers To Chicago's West, South SidesSupt. Eddie Johnson stated 430 more officers will be on patrol during the week and 600 more on weekends on Chicago's South and West sides.
Supt. Johnson Thanks Chicago For Support After Fallen CommanderSupt. Eddie Johnson thanked the city of Chicago Tuesday for condolences on the murder of Chicago Police Cmdr. Paul Bauer.
Supt. Johnson Says CPD Officers Not Swayed By TrumpJohnson said his officers are not going to be distracted by President Trump encouraging police to be tough with suspects.
Takedown Of Naked Man Good 'De-Escalation,' Supt. Johnson SaysPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson said this is an example of a new program helping officers keep a potentially dangerous situation from escalating.
Judge Calls Suspect In Cop Shooting 'Threat To Community,' Denies BondAngel Gomez, who is charged in connection with the shooting of two Chicago Police officers last week, was denied bond Monday.
Charges Show Cops’ Contradictions In Laquan McDonald CaseThe public now knows the names of the five Chicago police officers accused of lying about the shooting death of Laquan McDonald. But tonight, as Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson seeks to fire them, CBS2’s Audrina Bigos reports on more about what they said.