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    The Chicago Police Department, intent on catching the looters who pillaged the city on Sunday, has launched a “Looting & Civil Unrest Videos” website showing surveillance camera footage from the destruction and asking citizens to identify the perpetrators. On Wednesday, Chicago Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan stated, “Cases are easier to solve and much stronger when the...
    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police started giving people another look Wednesday at the looting that happened downtown and around the city this week and are hoping they will recognize suspects and provide their names and other information that will help detectives make arrests. Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan announced the department has started posting...
    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police started giving people another look Wednesday at the looting that happened downtown and around the city this week and are hoping they will recognize suspects and provide their names and other information that will help detectives make arrests. Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan announced the department has started posting videos...
    By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A police force with a history of brutality and racism created a new crime-fighting team, but on one of its first forays into the streets, the group did not wear body cameras, which would have shown whether a man accused of firing a gun at officers was,...
    CHICAGO (AP) — A police force with a history of brutality and racism created a new crime-fighting team, but on one of its first forays into the streets, the group did not wear body cameras, which would have shown whether a man accused of firing a gun at officers was, in fact, armed. That’s where...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Police Department on Monday announced a path forward to fulfill a federal consent decree that took effect last year. In a news release, police said they had made “significant progress” on a number of fronts with regard to the decree, but the Illinois Attorney General’s office recently complained that the...
    CHICAGO (AP) — A retired Chicago Police Department official is returning to work to oversee the agency's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, authorities said Friday. Deborah Pascua spent 27 years with the department. She is the first official assigned to oversee the agency's policy and training for maintaining the rights of people with...
    Students at several universities in the Chicago area are calling on their schools to end relationships with the Chicago Police Department. In one social media post, the student activists described their local police force as a “white supremacist cult.” According to a report by Campus Reform, students at nine universities in the Chicago area are...
    LOS ANGELES – An operation resulted in the discovery of 2,000 to 3,000 roosters and the arrest of several people when a search warrant was issued Monday in an unincorporated area of ​​Chatsworth. Investigators with sheriff’s department community associations issued the search warrant around 7 am on the multi-acre property north of the...
    LOS ANGELES – One person was killed and two others were injured after a shooting at a party that took place in a mansion north of Beverly Hills, where police had previously gone on multiple calls for disturbing the peace. Firefighters and paramedics arrived in the 13200 block of Mulholland Drive around 12:45 a.m.,...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- There was a show of support for Chicago police Sunday in Mount Greenwood, where many officers live.Those who joined the Walk To Support CPD say it's been a tough few months for officers.From protests, to an uptick in summer violence, Chicago's police force has been a flashpoint for demonstrators calling for change....
    Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot apparently backed out of a virtual conference at the last minute to avoid being on stage with Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey. Lightfoot cited a scheduling conflict when she announced that she would not be attending a roundtable discussion on Wednesday with Crain’s Chicago Business. Sources, however, told the Chicago Tribune that...
    CHICAGO (AP) — An autopsy conducted Wednesday has revealed the Chicago Police deputy chief found dead in a station this week committed suicide. According to the Cook County medical examiner’s office, Deputy Chief Dion Boyd died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the chest. The findings confirm an announcement by the Chicago Police Department that...
    CHICAGO (AP) — An autopsy conducted Wednesday has revealed the Chicago Police deputy chief found dead in a station this week committed suicide. According to the Cook County medical examiner's office, Deputy Chief Dion Boyd died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the chest. The findings confirm an announcement by the Chicago Police Department that Boyd...
    CHICAGO (AP) — An autopsy conducted Wednesday has revealed the Chicago Police deputy chief found dead in a station this week committed suicide. According to the Cook County medical examiner’s office, Deputy Chief Dion Boyd died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the chest. The findings confirm an announcement by the Chicago Police Department that...
    (Credit: Chicago Police Department) A newly promoted, top-ranking Chicago officer has reportedly died by suicide while at a police facility that was recently targeted by anti-racism protests in the city. According to the Chicago Sun Times, Tuesday afternoon, Supt. David Brown confirmed that Deputy Chief of Criminal Networks Dion Boyd was found dead Tuesday...
    (Credit: Chicago Police Department) A newly promoted, top-ranking Chicago officer has reportedly died by suicide while at a police facility that was recently targeted by anti-racism protests in the city. According to the Chicago Sun Times, Tuesday afternoon, Supt. David Brown confirmed that Deputy Chief of Criminal Networks Dion Boyd was found dead Tuesday...
    Chicago Police Department Deon Boyd was honored during promotion ceremony on July 15, 2020. A 30-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department took his own life Tuesday only 13 days after being promoted to Deputy Chief of Criminal Networks. Deputy Chief Deon Boyd’s body was found at the Chicago Police Department’s Homen Square...
    A recently promoted Chicago Police Department official died in an apparent suicide. Deputy Chief of Criminal Networks Dion Boyd, 57, died on Monday. His body was found at the Homan Square police facility Tuesday morning on the west side with a gunshot wound, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Police Superintendent David Brown said he was...
    Chicago Police Deputy Chief Dion Boyd, a 30-year veteran of the force, received a lucrative promotion in July. Less than two weeks later, Boyd was found dead in an apparent suicide. What are the details? Co-workers discovered Boyd, a father of two sons, dead in his office on Tuesday morning....
    A high-ranking and recently promoted Chicago police officer reportedly died in an apparent suicide Tuesday morning. Chicago Police Deputy Chief Dion Boyd was found by colleagues in his office at the department’s Homan Square facility on the city’s west side, CBS 2 Chicago reported. The death of Boyd, 57, was described later Tuesday as a...
    A high-ranking and recently promoted Chicago police officer reportedly died in an apparent suicide Tuesday morning. Chicago Police Deputy Chief Dion Boyd was found by colleagues in his office at the department’s Homan Square facility on the city’s west side, CBS 2 Chicago reported. The death of Boyd, 57, was described later Tuesday as a...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own.Officers gathered at the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office after a long procession from the Homan Square police facility, where Deputy Chief Dion Boyd died.EMBED More News Videos A procession for a CPD officer who died by suicide was held...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A high-ranking member of the Chicago Police Department was found dead Tuesday with a gunshot wound in an apparent suicide at the Homan Square facility.CPD Supt. David Brown identified the officer as Deputy Chief Dion Boyd, a 30-year-veteran of the department, at a news conference."We are shocked, saddened at the loss that...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpMore than a dozen people wounded in shooting near Chicago funeral home Cleveland Indians players meet with team leadership to discuss potential name change Pelosi calls coronavirus the 'Trump virus' MORE said Wednesday his administration is sending federal law enforcement officers into Chicago, expanding his controversial crackdown on what he claims is...
    AT least 14 people have been gunned down outside a Chicago funeral home "in ambush" after a service for a murder victim as violence explodes. The Fire Department told CBS2 that one woman was shot multiple times on Tuesday night and the victims range from serious to critical condition. 4 Several people were shotCredit: CBS...
    CHICAGO (AP) — At least nine people have been wounded in a shooting on Chicago’s South Side, Chicago police said Tuesday. The Chicago Fire Department says it has transported all victims to nearby hospitals. The gender and ages of the victims weren’t immediately disclosed. Officials haven’t disclosed the circumstances of the shootings. The shooting comes...
    CHICAGO (AP) — At least nine people have been wounded in a shooting on Chicago’s South Side, Chicago police said Tuesday. The Chicago Fire Department says it has transported all victims to nearby hospitals. The gender and ages of the victims weren’t immediately disclosed. Officials haven’t disclosed the circumstances of the shootings. The shooting...
    Demonstrators march past the National Guard in response to George Floyd’s death (Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images) President Donald Trump is preparing to send as many as 150 federal agents to Chicago in efforts to reduce violence in the city.  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Department...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The head of the Fraternal Order of Police is appealing to President Donald Trump for help addressing what he describes as "chaos" in the city.John Catanzara Jr., president of FOP Lodge 7, wrote a letter to the president on Saturday, in which he criticized Mayor Lori Lightfoot as a "complete failure.""Mayor Lightfoot...
    (CNN)Eighteen Chicago Police officers were injured in a protest Friday, the department said in a statement.A large group gathered for a protest around 4:20 p.m. local time, the department said. Officers were there "providing security and protecting their First Amendment right to peaceful assembly," the statement said.Approaching a statue of Christopher Columbus, some people in...
    HYDE PARK — Experts and neighbors say public data is one way Chicagoans can start holding officers accountable amid national movements to reform and defund police. The issue was the focus of a community forum Thursday night, the fifth in a series hosted by the Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference. Economic professor Bocar Ba talked about...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Dozens of Chicago-area students who were unable to experience a traditional graduation because of the COVID-19 pandemic were celebrated for their accomplishments Friday.Some 30 students from different schools, ranging from kindergarten to high school, walked across the stage Friday.Tamon Taylor was one of them."My mom didn't graduate high school. Being able to...
    CHICAGO (AP) — After a spate of shootings over the July 4 weekend that left 17 people dead and dozens more wounded, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown is creating a specialized citywide unit that will be quickly deployed to halt sudden outbursts of gun violence. The department's announcement this week means that it will have...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Police Department has confirmed that the son of a CPD sergeant was among those killed over a violent 4th of July weekend in the city.Empty boxes of fireworks and sparklers litter the corner of 62nd and Carpenter streets in the Englewood neighborhood.Just days ago, terror unfolded here as people and...
    CHICAGO (AP) — One of Chicago's bloodiest holiday weekends in memory ended with 14 people fatally shot — including a 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy — and 63 more wounded, despite a concerted effort by the police department that included an additional 1,200 officers on the streets. The violence that the department hoped to...
    CHICAGO (AP) — One of Chicago’s bloodiest holiday weekends in memory ended with 14 people fatally shot — including a 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy — and 63 more wounded, despite a concerted effort by the police department that included an additional 1,200 officers on the streets. The violence that the department hoped to...
    CHICAGO (AP) — One of Chicago’s bloodiest holiday weekends in memory ended with 14 people fatally shot — including a 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy — and 63 more wounded, despite a concerted effort by the police department that included an additional 1,200 officers on the streets. The violence that the department hoped to...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has hired a Chicago firm to perform a comprehensive review of the city's police department amid weeks of protests. The firm Hillard Heintze will perform the “top-to-bottom review" of the Louisville Metro Police Department, Fischer said in a statement. “It is clear we need to reimagine what...
    A Chicago man who allegedly opened fire on three teenagers was arrested and charged with double homicide on June 26, according to the Chicago Police Department. Laroy Battle, 19, was arrested for allegedly firing nine rounds at three teenagers in an alley after they asked him how tall he was, killing Jasean Francis, 17, and...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Police Department has filed disciplinary charges seeking to fire an officer for punching a handcuffed suspect in 2014 and lying about it, and two other officers for lying about why one of them opened fire on a vehicle in the West Lakeview neighborhood in 2015. Police Supt. David Brown agreed...
    CHICAGO (AP) — A lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges the Chicago Police Department has used the coronavirus pandemic and recent protests as “cover” to deny criminal suspects their legal right to speak with attorneys. The lawsuit filed by the Cook County Public Defender’s Office and activists from Black Lives Matter Chicago and other groups says police...
    By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges the Chicago Police Department has used the coronavirus pandemic and recent protests as “cover” to deny criminal suspects their legal right to speak with attorneys. The lawsuit filed by the Cook County Public Defender's Office and activists from Black Lives Matter Chicago...
    CHICAGO (AP) - A 20-member panel will review the Chicago Police Department’s policy governing when officers can use force and review cases where it may not have been necessary, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday. The panel held its first meeting last week and plans to meet virtually for the next eight weeks before making...
    CHICAGO — More than 20 people, including Chicago residents and activists, are part of a new group to review and recommend changes to the Police Department’s use of force policies. The Community Working Group has been planned for months and begins work this week, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Supt. David Brown announced during a...
    Members of the Chicago City Council’s Black Caucus accused Mayor Lori Lightfoot of mishandling the deployment of the Illinois National Guard to protect certain neighborhoods and not others, but the National Guard told the Daily Caller News Foundation it did not know where it deployed its own troops. Aldermen said the business corridors to the...