A total of 20 Chicago police officers and the City of Chicago are being sued over a chase that resulted in the death of a 13-month-old boy. More Here.
Despite the high number of shootings over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy applauded the officers for working 12-hour tours and the department for taking the "extraordinary step" of employing 30% more officers on the streets than usual. More Here.
A judge found a Chicago police officer not guilty on charges he shot and killed Rekia Boyd, a 22-year-old unarmed woman. The officer was off-duty when he opened fire during a confrontation with a group of people three years ago. More Here.
A police officer and suspect were wounded when they were shot in a struggle for a gun as a cybercrimes team served a search warrant at a home in Edwardsville, Ill., Wednesday morning. More Here.