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Legislature in no rush to take on gun violence

Legislature in no rush to take on gun violence

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.

July 08, 2014 7:00 pm

Harvey police waiting for ballistic results to ID police shooter

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.

December 13, 2013 6:46 pm

Police: Riverdale cops shoot man who allegedly pointed gun at them

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.

May 16, 2013 1:34 pm

Homewood woman sues police over shooting death of her son

CHICAGO | A Homewood woman is suing local police, seeking damages in the shooting death of her son, federal court records show.

February 05, 2013 5:45 pm

Chicago police wound man on East Side

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.

August 23, 2012 8:30 pm

Police shoot dog of Hammond family who lost home to fire

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.

May 02, 2012 10:00 pm Related
Activists want police officers fired for death of autistic boy

Activists want police officers fired for death of autistic boy

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.

April 18, 2012 2:45 pm
Stephon Watts

Stephon Watts

Stephon Watts

April 18, 2012 2:31 pm
Fallen officer 'always wanted to be a policeman'

Fallen officer 'always wanted to be a policeman'

This marker is in memory of fallen Lansing Officer Kenneth Novak Jr., who died 20 years ago today.

April 08, 2012 12:00 am
Fallen officer 'always wanted to be a policeman'

Fallen officer 'always wanted to be a policeman'

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.

April 07, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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Black Cal City alderman speaks against police in teen's shooting

Black Cal City alderman speaks against police in teen's shooting

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.

February 11, 2012 9:15 pm Photos

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Stephon Watts

Stephon Watts

Stephon Watts

February 03, 2012 12:02 pm
Mayor says fatal police shooting 'a very sad day' for Cal City

Mayor says fatal police shooting 'a very sad day' for Cal City

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.

February 03, 2012 11:35 am
Dozens protest police, support family of boy killed by Cal City cops

Dozens protest police, support family of boy killed by Cal City cops

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.

February 02, 2012 11:00 pm Photos

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Autistic teen dies after being shot by Cal City police

Autistic teen dies after being shot by Cal City police

Stephon Watts, 15

February 01, 2012 3:38 pm
Autistic teen dies after being shot by Cal City police

Autistic teen dies after being shot by Cal City police

CALUMET CITY | Calumet City Police Chief Edward Gilmore defended the actions of his officers Wednesday after they shot a 15-year-old autistic boy, who later died.

February 01, 2012 2:50 pm Photos

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Police: Officers shot, killed Gary man while trying to serve warrant

GARY | Police shot and killed a man who they said pulled a knife while they were attempting to serve a warrant Friday afternoon.

February 18, 2011 3:14 pm
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