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  • For retired police officer, Father's Day an affair of the heart

    For retired police officer, Father's Day an affair of the heart
    The Illinois State Police captain was used to taking command in high-profile cases, among them overseeing dozens of officers in the investigation that led to the arrest of former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson. But in September, when a life-...
  • 4 killed, 7 wounded in separate city shootings

    4 killed, 7 wounded in separate city shootings
    At least 11 people were shot, four fatally, Saturday afternoon into early Sunday morning in Chicago. The most recent homicide occurred early Sunday morning on the Far South Side. At 7:43 a.m., police responded to a call of a "man down"’ in the...
  • Police to crackdown on rooftop, balcony parties along Pride Parade route

    Police to crackdown on rooftop, balcony parties along Pride Parade route
    The Chicago Police Department is getting tougher on rooftop and balcony revelers along the city's LGBTQ Pride Parade route this year, according to Lakeview Ald. Tom Tunney (44th). "I think we're preparing more than usual," he said in a phone interview....
  • Chicago police showcase latest mounted patrol grads

    Chicago police showcase latest mounted patrol grads
    The gates to South Shore Golf Course’s dusty riding arena opened to let through a wailing police car, which began to circle the arena’s circumference. At the center of the arena stood nine mounted patrol officers, shoulder to shoulder,...
  • 9 wounded in city shootings

    9 wounded in city shootings
    Nine people were wounded in shootings Friday afternoon into Saturday morning, according to police. A 16-year-old boy was wounded about 1:11 p.m. on the 500 block of West 81st Street in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, according to preliminary...
  • Police warn of home invasions in Albany Park

    Police warn of home invasions in Albany Park
    The Chicago Police Department is warning Albany Park residents about two home invasions that were reported earlier this month and may be part of a pattern. An alert said two or three male offenders, all wearing a ski mask or a hooded sweatshirt pulled...
  • 9 injured, 1 dead, in South, West side shootings

    9 injured, 1 dead, in South, West side shootings
    At least nine people were injured, one fatally, in shootings on the South and West sides on Tuesday, police said. Among the injured were a 14-year-old boy critically wounded in a West Side shooting and four people hurt in a single shooting on the...
  • $2M bond for woman charged in fatal stabbing of uncle

    $2M bond for woman charged in fatal stabbing of uncle
    A 39-year-old woman was ordered held on a $2 million bond Tuesday after being charged with the fatal stabbing of her uncle after a domestic dispute Sunday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood, officials said. Takia Lanza, 39, was charged with...
  • Police: Driver with a gun tries to lure kids into SUV

    Police: Driver with a gun tries to lure kids into SUV
    The driver of a white SUV showed a gun as he tried to bring two children into his vehicle Sunday night on the Northwest Side, according to police. Police say the incident happened about 8:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of North Tripp Avenue, in the Hermosa...
  • Police warn of West Town robberies

    Police warn of West Town robberies
    The Chicago Police Department is warning retail shops in West Town of an uptick in armed robberies in the past month.  In at least four incidents, a police alert said, one or two black men between ages 22 and 35, and wearing black sweatshirts with...
  • Officials quiet on fireworks enforcement despite 2013 tragedy

    Officials quiet on fireworks enforcement despite 2013 tragedy
    A brand-new artificial turf field now covers a portion of West Lawn Park, where a woman lost her foot and lower leg and another woman also was badly injured by stray fireworks last Fourth of July. Residents who live near the Southwest Side park say...
  • Stolen bike found in Indiana but remains unclaimed

    Stolen bike found in Indiana but remains unclaimed
    Sometime in the wee hours of Nov. 15, a thief took bolt cutters and snapped the padlock on Michael Kajdas' garage. When Kajdas woke up, he found that his prized 1966 Schwinn Panther bicycle had been stolen. Immediately, he contacted Chicago police....