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LaPorte police shoot a pit bulls; shooting under review

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.

September 14, 2014 5:45 pm

Hammond man charged with attempted murder of Harvey cop

MARKHAM | A Hammond man was charged Wednesday with the attempted murder of a police officer in connection with an incident in Harvey on Sunday.

September 10, 2014 1:43 pm
Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

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.

August 22, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Troopers investigate shooting involving patrolman in E.C.

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.

August 12, 2014 6:45 pm

Police: Dolton officer shot, killed suspect who pointed gun at him

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.

August 10, 2014 7:00 pm
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

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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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