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Chicago Cop's Killer Faces Life

January 27, 2012
A man convicted of killing a Chicago Police officer in 2008 faces a life sentence for the crime, following his conviction Thursday. Lamar Cooper was convicted of fatally shooting Chicago PD's Officer Nathaniel Taylor.

Latin Kings' Nationwide Leader Gets 60 Years in Prison

January 11, 2012
Augustin Zambrano, the highest ranking member of the Latin Kings, has received 60 years in federal prison for racketeering, narcotics trafficking, and other violent crimes. Zambrano, a "corona" of the Almighty Latin King Nation, was responsible for overseeing the illegal activities of all factions of the powerful street gang that counts about 10,000 members in Illinois.

Reward for Chicago Cop's Killer Reaches $20,000

January 4, 2012
The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is now offering $20,000 to anyone who helps identify those responsible for fatally shooting Officer Clifton Lewis during a convenience store robbery a week ago, according to the foundation.

Off-duty Chicago Cop Slain In Grocery Story Robbery

December 30, 2011
Officer Clifton Lewis, 41, was shot after two men robbed M & M Quick Foods in the 1200 block of N. Austin Blvd. At about 8:30 p.m., two armed men entered the convenience store and, during the robbery, fired several shots, striking the officer.

Man Invades Chicago Station with AR-15

November 28, 2011
A man was hospitalized for medical evaluation after walking into a West Side Chicago police station on Thanksgiving—armed with a fully-loaded rifle and declaring martial law.

Star Restored to Slain Chicago Officer

November 9, 2011
Chicago police superintendent Garry McCarthy has restored the star to an officer who was allegedly slain by her grandson so she can be buried with a badge.

Chicago Boy Charged with Murder of Officer Grandmother

November 7, 2011
A 15-year-old Chicago boy has been accused of murdering his 55-year-old grandmother after she yelled at him for skipping school. The relationship between the two, who lived together, had grown increasingly tense.

Nationwide Multi-Band Radio Tests Completed by DHS

October 26, 2011
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is completing tests that would pave the way for first responders to use multi-band radios to communicate on various frequencies, the agency has announced.

Chicago Police Shift 138 Officers From Jails To Patrol

October 10, 2011
Nearly 140 officers will be shifted to beat patrol from jail duty to meet Mayor Rahm Emanuel's goal of adding 1,000 more cops to the street since taking office in May.

Ex-Chicago Cop Lied About Attack

September 22, 2011
On the witness stand, Chicago police Officer Sylshina London recalled how she had been terrified while driving to work in March 2010 when an occupant in another car threw a glass bottle, hitting her in the face, and several other individuals banged on her car and threatened to physically harm her.

Chicago Officer's Death Attributed To Inhaling Cleaning Fluid

September 21, 2011
The autopsy of Kevin Robinson, 42, shows he died of a lung illness from inhaling the noxious fumes. Robinson, a 15-year veteran of the department, died April 4.

Prosecutor: Suspects Partied After Killing Officer

September 20, 2011
A South Side man seeking to avenge an earlier shooting killed Chicago Police Officer Alejandro "Alex" Valadez in a volley of bullets, then drove to a friend's house where he partied with his buddies, prosecutors told jurors today as his trial opened.

Ex-Chicago Cop Who Planned Hit on Fellow Officer Gets 12 Years

September 9, 2011
During the sentencing hearing, Jerome Finnegan apologized and expressed remorse. In a five-minute address to the judge, Finnigan acknowledged that he brought shame on himself and his family, and that stress and greed turned him the wrong way.

Chicago Police Dogs Named After 9/11 Responders

September 9, 2011
Officer Nick Spencer's black Labrador retriever Ggillis (with the extra "g") is named after Sgt. Rodney Gillis, an NYPD sergeant who was killed after racing into the World Trade Center.

Chicago Cop Returns Fire Outside South Side Bar

September 1, 2011
An off-duty Chicago Police officer returned fire at a suspect who shot and wounded the officer's friend outside a South Side tavern early Thursday. The officer chased down two suspects and found one of them reportedly hiding in a garbage can.

Chicago Beachgoers Witness Police Horse's Seizure

August 30, 2011
Chicago Police Officer Paul Casasanto is mourning the loss of Mik, his equine partner who suffered a fatal seizure while patrolling North Beach in Monday.

Chicago Police Seize $33 Million In Marijuana

August 23, 2011
A Chicago PD narcotics unit's investigation has led to one of the largest narcotics seizures in the department's recent history, netting more than 12,000 pounds of marijuana, seven arrests, seven vehicles, and two firearms.

Man Gets 60 Years for Shooting Chicago Detective In Back

August 23, 2011
A South Side man was sentenced to 60 years in prison for shooting a Chicago Police gang detective in the back while the officer was attempting to question him.

Chicago Police Add Three Vessels To Patrol City Waterways

August 4, 2011
The Chicago PD acquired a 27-foot Defender model boat, as well as two 44-foot Archangel vessels built to the specifications of the department. The vessels were purchased with a $3.25-million port security grant.

Chicago Cop Saves Choking Baby

August 4, 2011
Officer Christopher Elliot was sitting in his cruiser doing paperwork, when the frantic father banged on his window. The officer began CPR by doing chest compressions that cleared food inthe child's airway.
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