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  • Officers' body cameras to pose tough issues for Chicago police

    Officers' body cameras to pose tough issues for Chicago police
    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...
  • Cops in SOS unit amassed citizen complaints

    For eight years, a controversial list of the most complained-against Chicago cops remained under seal while the city fought its release in court battle after court battle. But after a last-ditch effort by the union failed to stop it, the list was...
  • 1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in downtown Chicago

    1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in downtown Chicago
    A demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before turning the gun on himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago high-rise in the city's bustling financial district, police said. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said the shooter...
  • Gunman in downtown Chicago office shooting was high-ranking executive

    Gunman in downtown Chicago office shooting was high-ranking executive
    The man who shot his boss before taking his own life in a downtown Chicago office building was a high-ranking executive of a technology company, officials told the Los Angeles Times. Anthony DeFrances, 60, of Barrington, Ill., was pronounced dead at 10:...
  • McCarthy defends department's crime reporting, faults media coverage

    McCarthy defends department's crime reporting, faults media coverage
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, clearly agitated Friday by the line of questioning from two aldermen at a City Council committee meeting, sought to defend the department from criticism about how it tallies its crime statistics. The...
  • McCarthy: Police should 'treat people fairly'

    McCarthy: Police should 'treat people fairly'
    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...
  • Chicago to pay $1.25 million to settle police shooting lawsuit

    Chicago to pay $1.25 million to settle police shooting lawsuit
    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...
  • McCarthy cautions against judgment of embattled commander

    McCarthy cautions against judgment of embattled commander
    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....
  • Chicago police commander accused of placing gun in suspect's mouth

    Chicago police commander accused of placing gun in suspect's mouth
    A Chicago police commander frequently praised by Supt. Garry McCarthy for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of the city’s toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth....
  • Chicago police commander accused of putting gun in suspect's mouth

    Chicago police commander accused of putting gun in suspect's mouth
    A police commander frequently praised for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday¬†with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth. Cmdr. Glenn Evans was charged with...
  • High-ranking Chicago cop charged with putting gun in suspect's mouth

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago police commander who had been praised for his crime fighting in some of the city's roughest neighborhoods appeared in court on Thursday to face charges he put a gun in a suspect's mouth, officials said. Commander Glenn...