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  • Review board recommends Chicago cop be fired for off-duty shooting

    Review board recommends Chicago cop be fired for off-duty shooting
    The city agency that investigates the most serious misconduct allegations against Chicago police officers has recommended for the first time in its nearly eight-year history that an officer be fired for shooting someone.
  • Board member who voted to parole cop killer: 'It's the right thing to do'

    Board member who voted to parole cop killer: 'It's the right thing to do'
    Donald Shelton, a retired cop, says he understands why a lot of police officers hate him for voting to parole a convicted cop killer from Chicago, but he still believes it was "the right thing to do." "I understand why they hate me and think it’...

    Judge considers audio-only coverage of police commander's trial

     Judge considers audio-only coverage of police commander's trial
    A Cook County judge Thursday raised the possibility of allowing only audio coverage at the upcoming trial of a Chicago police commander on charges he shoved a gun into a suspect's throat and threatened to kill him. Judge Diane Cannon tentatively set...

    Police: West Side heroin ring was $3 million-a-year operation

    Police: West Side heroin ring was $3 million-a-year operation
    At least 42 people have been charged in their alleged roles in a $3 million-a-year narcotics operation on the West Side of Chicago, according to authorities. James Triplett, 33, ran the heroin operation near Grenshaw Street and Independence Boulevard in...

    Tribune analysis: Cops who pile up complaints routinely escape discipline

    Tribune analysis: Cops who pile up complaints routinely escape discipline
    Few Chicago police officers who are accused of misconduct are found to be at fault, and when they are, most of them are cited for minor infractions that carry little if any punishment, a Tribune analysis of data found. In fact, nearly three-fourths of...