A hate crime investigation is underway after the front window of the Chicago Loop Synagogue was smashed by a vandal who affixed swastikas to its front entrance early Saturday.
Illinois – Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson became ill and wavered on his feet during a news conference Friday morning.
The city of Chicago recorded 762 homicides in 2016 an average of two murders per day, the most killings in the city for two decades and more than New York and Los Angeles combined.
CHICAGO—Murders here surpassed the 700 mark Thursday, a somber tally not seen since the drug wars of the 1990s as the police department continues reforms aimed at regaining public trust.
Chicago police released dramatic video showing a hulking gang member, allegedly high on PCP, attacking an officer a brutal beating that left the cop, who said she didn’t user her gun because she feared public backlash, severely injured.
Seven Chicago police officers should be fired for filing false reports in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, the police superintendent said Thursday, in a move aimed at repairing the reputation of a department dogged by decades of cover-ups and scandal.
Nearly 100 people have been shot in Chicago in less than a week, pushing the number of shooting victims so far this year to more than 2,500 about 800 more than this time last year, according to data kept by the Tribune.
Chicago authorities have released video of an unarmed teen Paul O’ Neal being shot and killed by officers, including one who laments that he will receive “desk duty” for his actions.
A 74-year-old Jewish doctor who was jogging early Wednesday morning in South Chicago was struck and killed by a speeding SUV that failed to stopped for the doctor as he attempted to cross at the intersection of East 67th Street and South Jeffery Avenue, Chicago polcie said.
Five people were killed and at least 42 more have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening, according to Chicago Police.