| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The man killed during a six-hour police standoff with a shooting spree suspect was the boyfriend of the suspect's sister and lived in the home where officers came to make an arrest, according to police and neighbors.
Daniel Jackson, 42, was found dead...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:29 AM
A police standoff that began in Englewood with the attempted arrest of a shooting spree suspect ended six hours later with one man dead, the suspect in custody and a high-ranking officer recovering from a head wound, officials said.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Glenn Evans is straining the presumption of innocence that he and all the people he arrests enjoy. At a time when Chicago is asking overworked police officers to quell relentless street violence, Evans stands accused of going too far — of recklessly...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 2:38 AM
Chicago’s youngest victim lost to gun violence this year may have been targeted by four reputed gang members who thought the boy shouted a warning to rival gangbangers, Chicago police said Friday in announcing charges in the month-old slaying....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Chicago Police Department is preparing to try out body cameras on some of its officers, joining a growing national trend that is raising hopes of increased police professionalism but also a raft of difficult questions about how the cameras should be...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A lawyer for a man who alleges a Chicago police commander shoved a gun into his mouth ripped Superintendent Garry McCarthy for taking no action against the commander even after DNA evidence months ago appeared to corroborate the incident.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The City of Chicago is set to pay $1.25 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by the family of a man who was fatally shot by a police officer in Back of the Yards during a struggle with police who suspected him of taking part in an...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy stressed the need for officers to “treat people fairly” in a speech Wednesday to leaders of the business and civic community.
The city’s top cop said that the department has won national...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Monday said accusations against a commander who faces criminal charges for allegedly placing the barrel of his gun in a suspect's mouth are "reprehensible" if true, but cautioned against a rush to judgment....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:56 PM
It was a bittersweet moment when I went looking for my email archives prior to August 2005, and discovered they were gone.
I logged into AOL, clicked on the "saved mail" tab and a message popped up on the screen. "This folder is empty," it read.
| Aug 29, 2014
When Chicago police rolled up last summer on a Woodlawn block in response to complaints of a loud outdoor party, leading the charge was Glenn Evans, then the top commander of that South Side police district.
It was about 11:30 p.m. on a weeknight, so...