Chicago police say Heath Levey used chalk to draw the Nazi symbol on fences and garages earlier this month. Levey faces multiple felony hate crime charges.
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The reward is said to be the largest in the city's history as Chicago police continue their attempts to identify the masked gunman.
Superintendent Eddie Johnson files charges with the city's Police Board, recommending that Chicago police Officer Robert Rialmo be fired for shooting 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and 55-year-old Bettie Jones.
Three current and former Chicago police officers accused of trying to cover up details of the Laquan McDonald shooting will stand trial for their alleged crimes.
An off-duty sergeant and suburban officer allegedly beat two men in an unprovoked attack outside a gay bar in September. But weeks after they were identified, no criminal charges have been filed.
A Chicago police spokesman is calling allegations against the Chicago Heights Park District police chief “egregious” and, if proven, “a disgraceful abuse of power and trust.”
A Cook County judge will decide next week whether she’ll grant a request to dismiss charges against three Chicago police officers accused of working to cover up the shooting death of black teen Laquan McDonald, less than a month before they are set to face trial.
The lawsuit claims nine Chicago cops “withheld exculpatory evidence, manipulated witnesses, and misdirected the investigation” in order to frame an innocent man for the murder of a Cook County Sheriff’s deputy.
Members of the Goonie Boss gang faction face federal racketeering and murder charges stemming from nearly a dozen Englewood killings between 2014 and 2016.
A ceremonial courtroom at the Dirksen Federal Building was filled to capacity Wednesday as the first of two public hearings got underway on the proposed Chicago police reform consent decree.
Chicago police say there are no known local threats
Chicago police say there are no known threats to the city and they are in “real-time communication” with the Secret Service after explosive devices were reportedly sent to former President Barack Obama and other high-profile politicians.
Chicagoans can weigh in on the proposed police consent decree over the next two days. We unpack the legal document.
Why the majority of Chicago police officers recommended by the police superintendent to be fired this year have instead kept their jobs.
The Chicago Police Department will outfit officers in a half-dozen South and West Side districts with an opioid overdose-reversal medicine as part of a $2 million federal grant.
A retired judge, a former U.S. prosecutor and a local firm reviewing Chicago Public Schools’ response to sexual misconduct are among the finalists to oversee police reforms in the city.