LAPORTE | A LaPorte police officer who fatally shot a dog in the spring fired his gun at a pit bull that was chasing people through a neighborhood, according to police.
MARKHAM | A Hammond man was charged Wednesday with the attempted murder of a police officer in connection with an incident in Harvey on Sunday.
HARVEY | A Cook County judge set bond Friday for two suspects charged in the 21-hour Harvey hostage standoff that injured two officers earlier this week.
EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago police officer could return to patrol as early as Wednesday after firing his gun during a traffic stop last weekend, an official said.
DOLTON | A Dolton police officer shot and killed a suspect in a drive-by shooting Saturday night after the suspect jumped from a fleeing SUV and pointed a gun at the officer, police said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers hoping for fast action by state lawmakers addressing the gun violence responsible for the recent shooting deaths of Gary and Indianapolis police officers probably shouldn't hold their breath.
HARVEY | The Police Department was waiting Friday for ballistics test results they believe connect a Chicago robbery suspect to the shooting last month of six-year Harvey police veteran Robert Rolfe.
RIVERDALE | Illinois State Police and the Cook County state's attorney's office are investigating a police shooting Wednesday in Riverdale, police said in a news release.
CHICAGO | A Homewood woman is suing local police, seeking damages in the shooting death of her son, federal court records show.
CHICAGO | The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating a police shooting that occurred just after 2 a.m. Thursday in the 11000 block of South Avenue M, police said in a news release.
HAMMOND | A series of misunderstandings by well-meaning neighbors and police led to an officer shooting a dog belonging to an uninsured family who lost its home in a fire last month.
CALUMET CITY | The activists who have been calling for the arrest of two police officers who killed an autistic teenage boy now say they want those officers fired.
This marker is in memory of fallen Lansing Officer Kenneth Novak Jr., who died 20 years ago today.
LANSING | Kenneth Novak Jr. is remembered with a street sign attached to a light pole, his badge number posted outside the police station, a tree planted at Coolidge Elementary School. He's remembered with a roadside marker on the north end of the village. He's remembered by family and friends.
CALUMET CITY | Ever since police fatally shot a black teen in his home Feb. 1, 4th Ward Alderman Brian Wilson has become an outspoken critic of the Police Department.
CALUMET CITY | City government officials are offering their condolences to the family of a teenage boy who was shot inside his home by local police officers and later died.
CALUMET CITY | People who gathered outside police headquarters Thursday night for a candlelight vigil for an autistic teen shot to death by city officers called for the mayor's and police chief's ouster.
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