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Off-Duty Chicago Officer Dies By Suicide in Forest Preserve

An off-duty officer with the Chicago Police Department was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the Northwest Side of the city on Monday evening.

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Chicago Officer Suffers Hand Injury During Foot Pursuit

An officer with the Chicago Police Department suffered a laceration to his hand during a foot pursuit on the north side of the city on Monday evening.

Chicago Mayor Says City 'Can't Afford' Police OT Costs

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city of Chicago "can't afford" police overtime expenses at the current level and called on Superintendent Eddie Johnson to develop a cost-cutting plan.

Jussie Smollett's Lawyers: Police Didn't Need to Investigate so Vigorously

Attorneys for actor Jussie Smollett—who allegedly filed a false report of being the victim of a hate crime in January—oppose a lawsuit against him for recovery of $130,000 spent by the City of Chicago during the extensive investigation into the incident.

Illinois Officer Comes to Aid of Skunk With Cup Stuck on its Head

An officer with the Aurora (IL) Police Department managed to help a small skunk with a food container stuck on its head in a brief incident captured on video.

Illinois Police Release Controversial Arrest Video

The DeKalb (IL) Police Department has released its own video of a controversial incident that happened last month.

Illinois Woman Posts Tribute to Fallen Trooper on Facebook

An Illinois woman took to social media on Wednesday to tell the tale of a heartwarming interaction she had several years ago with Illinois State Trooper Nick Hopkins—who was recently killed in the line of duty.

Illinois Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Plotted Mass Shooting

The Pittsfield (IL) Police Department said in a statement on Wednesday that on Monday officers arrested a man who allegedly made threats on social media that he planned to shoot and kill students in the Pikeland School District.

Illinois Officer Injured as Vehicle Strikes Stationary Squad Car

An officer with the Fox Lake (IL) Police Department was injured on Tuesday afternoon when his squad car was struck by another vehicle.

Illinois Trooper Fatally Shot While Serving Warrant

A trooper with the Illinois State Police was shot and killed while serving a warrant on Friday evening.