Reports of leaks about the Jussie Smollett case have prompted an internal investigation of the Chicago Police Department.
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Kim Wilbourn says that, after he left his home in the Illinois suburbs to visit family in Chicago several years ago, he was stalked by a Chicago police officer.
Actor Jussie Smollett was initially hesitant to report an attack he allegedly suffered last week, according to a Chicago police report released Monday.
Actor and musician Jussie Smollett performed at his first show since his reported attack last week, tearfully telling fans at the event in Southern California that he is not fully healed but he is doing OK.
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was attacked in the early morning hours on Tuesday in what Chicago police are calling a possible hate crime.
Jason Van Dyke, the former Chicago cop whose fatal 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald reignited the fervent nationwide conversation about police shootings, was sentenced Friday to six years and nine months in prison.
A judge has found three Chicago police officers not guilty of covering up details in the 2014 killing of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager.
A Chicago man has been charged with weapons offenses in connection with the deaths of two Chicago police officers who were struck by a train as they chased him.
Two Chicago police officers were killed Monday after being struck by a metro train, authorities said.
A police officer, a doctor and a pharmacy resident were killed after a Monday afternoon shooting at Chicago's Mercy Hospital, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.
Chicago police have a new officer, and he's already making a "pawsitive" impact.
Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Nearly four years after the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, Chicago is bracing for the verdict in the high-profile murder trial of police Officer Jason Van Dyke.
The defense rested Wednesday in the murder trial of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who is charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.
Laquan McDonald's face was expressionless -- "his eyes were just bugging out of his head" -- as the teenager kept "advancing" on him, holding a knife, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke testified Tuesday in his murder trial.
The partner of a Chicago police officer on trial for killing Laquan McDonald testified Tuesday he believed the teenager was a threat when he headed for a Burger King and Dunkin' Donuts with a knife in his hand, according to CNN affiliate WGN.
The Chicago Police Department is under fire after a video surfaced showing department officers helping the Norfolk Southern Police in an operation that used "bait trucks," container trucks filled with goods left to attract potential thieves.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday announced a draft consent decree that will be part of federal court oversight of sweeping reforms to the city's troubled police department.
Chicago's decline in killings and shootings continued for the 14th consecutive month, according to crime figures released Tuesday.
Killings and shootings continue to dip in Chicago, a city long plagued by gun violence, according to crime figures released Sunday.
Chicago police Friday touted a 14% drop in homicides so far this year compared with an exceptionally bloody 2016, saying staffing investments and other strategies are reducing the kinds of violence that left some neighborhoods in despair.