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Despite Social Distancing 21 shot, 7 killed Tuesday in Chicago

Seven people were killed and 14 more were wounded Tuesday in shootings across Chicago, making it the most violent day of 2020 so far as temperatures reached summer-like levels for the first time this year.

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Former Dallas Chief Named Chicago's New Top Cop

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday that she selected Dallas' former police chief, David Brown, to be Chicago's next police superintendent.

Chicago Police Officer Dies of COVID-19

A veteran officer with the Chicago Police Department has reportedly died from Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.

3 Finalists for Chicago Police Chief Position Identified

The names on the board’s list given to Mayor Lori Lightfoot for consideration are Ernest Cato, a CPD deputy chief; Kristen Ziman, chief of police in Aurora, IL; and David Brown, former Dallas police chief.

Chicago Coronavirus Testing for First Responders Reaches Daily Limit in 4 Hours

Starting at 9 a.m. Monday, first responders were allowed to line up to get tested for the novel coronavirus. By 12:45 p.m., the site already had reached its daily limit of 250 tests, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

2 Chicago Officers Fired for Shooting at Stolen Car

In an 8 to 0 decision, the Chicago Police Board found that Officers Michael Coughlin Jr. and his partner, Jose Torres, violated Chicago Police Department rules for shooting at the car driven by 18-year-old Paul O’Neal in July 2016.

Chicago Officers Ordered to Work Despite Possible Exposure to COVID-19

Dr. Robert Murphy—executive director of the Institute for Global Health at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine—said the decision to tell people who have had direct exposure to a case of COVID-19 to keep coming to work is "wrong."

Man Convicted of 2018 Murder of Chicago Police Officer

A jury has convicted a man of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Chicago police officer.

Off-Duty Chicago Officer in OIS on Way to Work

An officer with the Chicago Police Department reportedly exchanged gunfire with an unknown individual in the city's Forest Glen neighborhood over the weekend.

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Interim Chicago Police Superintendent Furious Over Bail for Man Accused of Shooting Officer

"To release somebody that is suspected and charged with attempted murder on a police officer for a low amount of bail is outrageous," Beck said.