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Law Enforcement

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  • Social media sharing of police scanner information has local cops on edge

    Social media sharing of police scanner information has local cops on edge
    Tyler Clancy's Kendall County Scanner Incident Facebook page is filled with reports of traffic crashes, shootings and other calls for help. Clancy and his group of moderators say their mission is to inform residents about police events by posting...
  • 2 dead, 14 wounded in city violence

    2 dead, 14 wounded in city violence
    Two men were killed and at least 14 people have been wounded in violence in the city since Thursday morning that included a stabbing, authorities said. A South Shore man died after he was shot in the face in the 8400 block of South Commercial Avenue...
  • Federal probe of Cleveland police a preview for Baltimore

    Federal probe of Cleveland police a preview for Baltimore
    In a scene reminscent of the recent demonstrations in Baltimore, hundreds of protesters flooded Cleveland's streets Saturday to denounce police brutality after a white officer was acquitted of fatally shooting two blacks motorists in 2012. The judge's...
  • Judge acquits Cleveland police Officer Michael Brelo in 2012 killings

    Judge acquits Cleveland police Officer Michael Brelo in 2012 killings
    Saying he would “not sacrifice” a Cleveland police officer to appease a public frustrated with law enforcement, a judge on Saturday acquitted Officer Michael Brelo of manslaughter charges after he shot two unarmed people at the end of a wild...
  • California is steering toward more reasonable traffic ticket laws

    California is steering toward more reasonable traffic ticket laws
    Here's something to elicit happy honks from California motorists: Two of the more abusive aspects of traffic citations — "bail for trial" and excessive fines — are being hauled off the road. California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani...
  • Mom of girl, 4, shot in the head: 'She's opening her eyes; she's kicking her legs'

    Mom of girl, 4, shot in the head: 'She's opening her eyes; she's kicking her legs'
    Jacele Johnson, a 4-year-old girl shot in the head Friday night on the South Side, is "responsive" but remains in critical condition, her mother said. “She’s responsive, she’s moving,’’ said Jacele’s mother, Trennetta...
  • Westminster man accused of assault in alleged knife incident

    A Westminster man is charged with assault and reckless endangerment for allegedly hitting a man and threatening him with a butcher knife Thursday night. Gregory Allen Costley Sr., 65, of the 100 block of E. Main St., is being held at the Carroll County...
  • Police release surveillance video in shooting investigation

    Law enforcement officials on Friday released surveillance video from a grocery store that is part of an investigation of an officer-involved shooting that wounded two men who were suspected of trying to steal beer. The video released by the Thurston...
  • Two O.C. men wanted to become martyrs, fight for Islamic State, feds allege

    Two O.C. men wanted to become martyrs, fight for Islamic State, feds allege
    On the last Friday of April, after prayer services at a mosque in Orange County, two friends spoke on the phone. It was not a light-hearted conversation. They spoke enthusiastically about Islamic State, the brutal extremist group fighting to take...
  • LAPD officer in fatal Venice shooting was subject of criminal probe

    LAPD officer in fatal Venice shooting was subject of criminal probe
    A Los Angeles police officer who fatally shot an unarmed homeless man in Venice two weeks ago is a seven-year department veteran who was the subject of a criminal investigation for omitting witness statements in a police report, according to a district...
  • Man accused of promoting prostitution during NFL draft in Chicago

    Man accused of promoting prostitution during NFL draft in Chicago
    A West Side man is accused of using an online listing service to promote prostitution during the NFL draft in Chicago earlier this month, according to the Cook County sheriff's office. Madison Reed, 30, of the 1800 block of South Hamlin Street, in...