NEWS articles

Family in teen disappearance raps cops

Yasmin Acree's family believes she was kidnapped from her Austin home Jan. 15. They found doors kicked in at the house, as well as a broken lock. Police ignored evidence, they say.

over 7 years ago | Shannon McGee

Autopsy: Cops shot man in back

A police press release says Luis Colon was armed with a pistol and turned on officers trying to interview him. Some say the city is not doing enough to investigate police shootings.

over 7 years ago | Steven Chaitman

Aldermen look to criminalize torture

While the ongoing federal probe into a notorious police torture scandal is a positive step, it isn't enough, some aldermen say. They're looking for new ways to hold police responsible for mistreating suspects.

over 7 years ago | Jennifer Slosar

South Side man charged with five murders

Police have arrested a 22-year-old South Side man in connection with the shooting deaths of five people during a home invasion robbery last month.

over 7 years ago | Shannon McGee

Logan Square residents call for more police

Parents and community members filled a Logan Square elementary school auditorium yesterday to voice concerns over what they see as an inadequate level of police protection for the area.

over 7 years ago | Kwame Shorter

Grant #2

over 7 years ago | Geoff Dougherty

Grisly scene at North Side motel

A motel manager checking on a guest who had not paid his bill found a woman's body stuffed in a closet. The woman had apparently been stabbed to death.

over 7 years ago | Claire Bushey

Body found in hotel was mutilated, clerk says

over 7 years ago | Geoff Dougherty

Desk clerk says woman was stabbed

over 7 years ago | Geoff Dougherty

Cops investigating body found at Edgewater motel

over 7 years ago | Geoff Dougherty

Elderly man wounded in Rogers Park shooting

over 7 years ago | Giulia Donati

13-year-old beaten in Rogers Park

over 7 years ago | LAURA ELIA

River North bank robbed

over 7 years ago | Shannon McGee

Man slain in Rogers Park

The victim was shot between three and six times at close range. Cops say the killing may have been gang-related.

over 7 years ago | LAURA ELIA

Football-playing cops relive gridiron dreams

A football team composed of Chicago police officers raises money for charity. Some team members are newcomers to the game, while others played at Division I colleges.

over 7 years ago | Matthew C.K. Bradwell