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Test Of Nerves At Dangerous Street Corner In Humboldt Park

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 08.18.2011 | Chicago

Jesus Diaz decided against burying his slain teenage son during the Puerto Rican Day Parade. The 15-year-old boy was shot to death Monday at Kildar...

Block Plagued By Violence: Police Kill Man Days After 15-Year-Old Slain

Posted 08.16.2011 | Chicago

Residents in Chicago's west Humboldt Park neighborhood are calling on the police department to increase its presence in the area after three people we...

Six Dead, At Least 21 Wounded In Memorial Day Shootings

Posted 07.31.2011 | Chicago

As Chicagoans headed to the beach to celebrate the unseasonably warm Memorial Day, violence erupted throughout the city. Six people were killed and at...

Two Chicago Cops Charged With Sex Assault

Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

Two Chicago police officers accused of playing strip poker with a 22-year-old Rogers Park woman before sexually assaulting her were charged late Wedne...

Two Dead, At Least Eight Wounded Overnight In Chicago Shootings

Posted 06.30.2011 | Chicago

Two people were killed and at least eight people were wounded in separate Chicago shootings late Friday into early Saturday. CBS 2 Chicago reports...

Will Guzzardi

Cops Talk Undocumented Worker Down From Suicide

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 06.28.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago police sergeant and two officers have been nominated for one of the department’s highest honors after their extraordinary actions to save ...

Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty To Taking Out Hit On Fellow Officer

Posted 06.27.2011 | Chicago

Five years ago, Jerome Finnigan was a member of an elite unit in the Chicago Police Department, tasked with cracking down on gang violence in some of ...

Chicago's Next Top Cop: Search Down To Three Finalists, Sources Say

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 06.26.2011 | Chicago

The competition to become Chicago's next police superintendent has come down to a three-man race between a veteran Chicago cop and a pair of outsiders...

One Thousand Chicago Cops Could Get Reprimands For Peeking At Report

Posted 06.24.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Police Department is considering disciplinary actions against a huge number of its officers for sneaking a peek at the arrest reports of t...

WATCH: Tape Appears To Shows Chicago Cop Repeatedly Slapping Suspect

Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago

A sergeant in the Chicago Police Department posted bail on Friday, for charges that he repeatedly struck a handcuffed teenage arrestee in the face. ...

New Details Emerge In Cop Sex Case

NBC Chicago | Posted 06.12.2011 | Chicago

The 22-year-old woman who accused two Chicago police officers of sexually assaulting her admitted to responding officers that she never said "no" to t...

Four Chicago Police Expected To Plead Guilty In Major Scandal

Posted 06.08.2011 | Chicago

For years, the Special Operations Section was an elite unit considered the pride of the Chicago Police Department. It was a group of officers with a h...

Philly's Top Cop Won't Take Chicago Job: Pay's Too Low

Posted 06.06.2011 | Chicago

Charles Ramsey seemed like an ideal candidate to take over for Interim Chicago Police Superintendent Terry Hillard when Rahm Emanuel takes the reins o...

Jury: Cops Beat, Planted Drugs On Innocent Man

Chicago Breaking News | Associated Press | Posted 06.05.2011 | Chicago

A federal jury has awarded a Chicago man $100,000 after deciding a lawsuit in his favor that alleged he was beaten by Chicago police who planted drugs...

Third Cop Under Investigation In Police Sex Assault Probe

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 06.04.2011 | Chicago

A third Town Hall District police officer has been stripped of his police powers in connection with an investigation into allegations that his two par...

Source: Rahm Emanuel Met Privately With Philadelphia Police Chief

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.29.2011 | Chicago

The two discussed Ramsey moving to Chicago, his hometown, to take over the police superintendant position vacated when Jody Weis declined to stay on w...

WATCH: Did Chicago Cops Drop Teen Off In Rival Gang Territory?

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

We spoke Tuesday afternoon with our colleagues Samuel Vega and Robert Wildeboer about a video obtained by WBEZ that appears to show Chicago police off...

Embattled CPD Commander Faces Allegations Of Child Abuse

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago Police commander who was found not guilty last year of misdemeanor telephone harassment is now the focus of an abuse investigation. ...

WATCH: Weis Defends Role As Top Cop

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley again defended Jody Weis Wednesday, saying the police superintendent stepped down to search for a job--not because he d...

Chicago's Top Cop Steps Down

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis stepped down from his post as Chicago's top cop Tuesday. Weis was reportedly unable to secure a written contr...

Meeting With Gang Leaders Led To Big Homicide Drop, Weis Says

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Over the summer, Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis held a secret meeting with the leaders of the West Side's most vicious gangs, telling them th...

Complaints Against Officers Down On Jody Weis' Watch

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis came into office in 2008 with a mandate to crack down on officer misconduct following a string of scandals. When May...

A Salute to Fred Rice, Jr.

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Fred Rice Jr. was a gentleman, a scholar and a police officer: the first African American to serve as the Superintendent of Chicago's Police Department.

Chicago Police Officer Shot and Killed on South Side, Homeowner Also Slain

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago police officer was killed this afternoon in the South Chicago neighborhood along with another victim. The police evidence technician was ...

Cops Have A 'Better Day Than The Bears'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago police sergeant said a group of narcotics officers had a better Sunday than the Chicago Bears did--after seizing 115 pounds of marijuana fro...