Mayor Rahm Emanuel urges calm in his first public appearance since this weekend’s fatal police-involved shooting.
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Police and protesters clash after a fatal police-involved shooting. How can officers and community members come together?
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke will stand trial Sept. 5 in the shooting death of teenager Laquan McDonald.
Chicago police release body camera video of a fatal shooting by one of their own, but it’s not enough to stop more community protests. A live report from the South Shore neighborhood.
Police officials waited less than 24 hours after a fatal shooting in the South Shore neighborhood to publish video footage of the incident involving 37-year-old Harith Augustus.
Three-quarters of Cook County residents familiar with the high-profile case believe suspended police Officer Jason Van Dyke is guilty, according to a survey conducted on behalf of the defense.
Illinois State Police are asking the Rev. Michael Pfleger to reconsider a planned gun violence march on the Dan Ryan expressway this weekend, telling protesters they could face arrest and calling the potential for injury or loss of life “enormous.”
Attorneys for Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke say prejudicial and inflammatory comments made by public officials have amounted to a "public execution" of their client.
Chicago has one of the worst homicide arrest rates in the nation, according to a Washington Post analysis. What the effect of that low rate is – and how it can be improved.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he hasn’t interfered with the investigation into the 2015 shooting death of a West Side teen and his neighbor by a Chicago police officer, according to newly released transcripts of his March deposition.
In an investigation dubbed “Operation Full Circle,” local and federal authorities say they recovered heroin, fentanyl, marijuana and more than a dozen firearms.
Chicago teens joined Parkland shooting survivors and the family of a man shot and killed last week in a confrontation with Chicago police to “demand justice” for victims of gun violence.
Additional patrols will cover the lakefront, downtown and other areas where Chicago police expect there could be increased violence during the holiday weekend.
Fewer than 2 percent of people arrested in Chicago last year met with an attorney while in police custody. Local advocates are looking to boost those numbers with a day of service Saturday.
“That just goes to show you how many illegal guns get out here on the streets of Chicago,” CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson told media Thursday.
A “chicken in distress” call last month led to an unusual rescue effort in Lincoln Park – and an award for the Chicago Police Department.