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Portage Park »

Police Issue Warning After Spate of Daytime Burglaries on Northwest Side

Five Northwest Side homes have been burglarized in recent weeks, police warned.

Edgewater »

Police Investigate Edgewater Cops' Response to Shooting

Witnesses had complained that officers on the scene acted nonchalantly after a man was shot.

Forest Glen »

Business Burglaries on Northwest Side Lead to Police Warning

Four Northwest Side businesses have been burglarized in recent weeks, police warned.

Jefferson Park »

Catalytic Converter Thefts on Northwest Side Lead to Police Warning

The parts fetch as much as $1,000 for the thieves — but can cost car owners up to $2,000 to repair.

Pullman »

Chicago's Newest Police Horse Sculpture to be 'Biggest Kegger in the City'

Pullman artist Chris Campagna made a horse of a different color: beer colors. And it has two taps.

Rogers Park »

United Nations To Hear Activists' Report on Alleged Abuse by Chicago Police

Eight Chicagoans are headed to Switzerland next month to report to the U.N. Committee Against Torture.

Bronzeville »

Chicago Police Receive $1 Million for Replacement Bulletproof Vests

Currently, Chicago Police officers are expected to buy replacement vests themselves.

Jefferson Park »

Man Found Dead in Jefferson Park Was Beaten, Strangled: Officials

A person is in custody in connection with the murder, a police source said Thursday morning.  

Jefferson Park »

Man Found Dead Near Jefferson Park Transit Center, Police Say

Police are conducting a death investigation after a man was found dead Tuesday, officials said.

Downtown »

Rahm Boosts Bike Cop Budget, Says Mobile Officers 'More Approachable'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel scheduled his annual budget address for Wednesday.

Beverly »

Father, Son Team Up to Run Chicago Marathon for Police Memorial Foundation

Donald and Don Larisey will have 26.2 miles of father-son bonding on Sunday at the Chicago Marathon.

Downtown »

Mother of Roshad McIntosh Leads Protest Over Son's Killing by Police

As in Ferguson, Mo., protesters sought the name of the officer who shot and killed the teenager.

Downtown »

$1.25 Million Payout to Mom of Man Shot by Police Gets Council Committee OK

Video shows an unarmed Jamaal Moore was shot while running away from an officer, a city attorney said.

Downtown »

City Mulls $1.25M Settlement in Police Shooting Death That Sparked Melee

Jamaal Moore was killed by police, who thought he was carrying a gun that turned out to be a flashlight.