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Lynwood police accept help to get body armor for their officers and dog

LYNWOOD | The Village Board this week accepted a pair of donations that will help provide their Police Department with body armor to keep officers safe while on duty.

September 13, 2014 12:00 am
Video allegedly shows Lynwood officer beating handcuffed suspect

Video allegedly shows Lynwood officer beating handcuffed suspect

A video recently obtained by the Better Government Association appears to show a Lynwood police officer slugging a handcuffed prisoner inside the south suburb’s police station, perhaps knocking him out cold.

September 11, 2014 10:30 pm Related

Marigliano wants Lynwood to pay his legal fees, back pay

LYNWOOD | Attorneys for Lynwood Police Officer Joseph Marigliano want the village to pay for about 18 months of legal fees.

September 03, 2014 7:30 pm

Attorneys begin battle over Marigliano's back pay

CHICAGO | With the Lynwood Fire and Police Board reinstating a fired police officer, attorneys on Wednesday began to fight over whether he is entitled to pay for the time he was off duty.

July 23, 2014 11:00 am
Police, firefighters to raise funds for Lynwood cop

Police, firefighters to raise funds for Lynwood cop

Lynwood and Sauk Village police officers and firefighters are scheduled to come together Sunday to raise funds for injured Lynwood police officer Craig Barnes.

July 10, 2014 2:30 pm

Attorney subpoenas Lynwood president concerning dismissed police officer

LYNWOOD | An attorney for a former police officer who is suing the village to get his job back wants to force Village President Gene Williams to testify about why the village won't rehire the officer.

July 04, 2014 2:36 pm

Judge to decide next month if Lynwood Police Board members in contempt of court

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge may decide next month if members of Lynwood's Police and Fire Board are in contempt of court for their refusal to comply with several rulings saying they overreacted when they dismissed a police officer whose squad car was stolen by a criminal suspect.

June 25, 2014 12:20 pm
Lynwood cop from Burns Harbor badly injured in motorcycle crash

Lynwood cop from Burns Harbor badly injured in motorcycle crash

A Lynwood police officer from Burns Harbor suffered brain, skull and multiple other injuries in a motorcycle accident Saturday in Iowa, family members said.

June 18, 2014 2:24 pm Photos

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Judge gives Lynwood another chance to restore fired cop to his job

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge said Thursday she will give Lynwood Police and Fire Board officials one more chance to restore to the village payroll a police officer who lost his job last year.

June 12, 2014 2:27 pm

Attorney: Lynwood Police Board should be held in contempt of court

CHICAGO | An attorney for a former Lynwood police officer trying to regain his job said Thursday the village’s Police and Fire Board should be held in contempt of court for refusing to comply with court orders related to the case.

June 05, 2014 1:16 pm

Marigliano backers use Internet-based petition to urge his return to Lynwood P.D.

LYNWOOD | Backers of a police officer who lost his job after his squad car was stolen have created an Internet-based petition calling on Lynwood to give him his job back.

June 02, 2014 2:18 pm

Attorney wants judge to force Lynwood to take back disciplined officer

LYNWOOD | An attorney for a Lynwood police officer disciplined for allowing a criminal suspect to drive away in his squad car filed legal motions this week asking a Cook County judge to force the Police Department to take back the officer.

May 29, 2014 3:15 pm

Judge: Restore Lynwood cop to job

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Thursday issued an order saying Lynwood's Police and Fire Board was wrong to fire a police officer whose squad car was stolen and demolished during a police chase.

May 22, 2014 1:30 pm
Lynwood police chief to resign

Lynwood police chief to resign

Lynwood Police Chief Michael Mears answers questions during a news conference in this September 2012 file photo.

May 20, 2014 3:15 pm
Lynwood police chief to resign

Lynwood police chief to resign

LYNWOOD | Police Chief Michael Mears is resigning his position as of June 1, he told The Times on Tuesday.

May 20, 2014 3:15 pm

Judge may rule May 22 if ex-Lynwood cop gets his job back

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge set a hearing for next month when she may rule on the fate of a former Lynwood police officer fighting to regain his law enforcement job.

April 28, 2014 3:11 pm

Lynwood cop may have to wait until month’s end to be reinstated to job

LYNWOOD | A Lynwood officer ordered reinstated to the ranks remains off the job, and attorneys say it may not be until the end of April before he returns.

April 07, 2014 2:33 pm

Judge: Lynwood cop wrongly dismissed from Police Department

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge issued a written opinion Thursday that reverses the Lynwood Police and Fire Board decision firing a police officer because a criminal suspect drove away in the officer's squad car.

February 27, 2014 8:21 pm

Judge to rule if ex-Lynwood cop gets his job back

CHICAGO | A suburban Lynwood police officer who lost his job last year because of an incident in which a criminal suspect drove away in his squad car expects to learn in February whether he will get his job back.

January 17, 2014 5:00 pm
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