Police

July 12, 2019 - 4:52 am
( ALT 103.7 ) -- Nobody has ever told this police dog its sometimes dangerous to meet your heroes. A man was walking through a metro station in New York City a few weekends back when he happened upon a chance meet and greet encounter with none other than McGruff the Crime Dog. While McGruff was...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, Kim Foxx, then a candidate for Cook County state's attorney, speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Foxx, who became the state's attorney, removed herself from the Smollett case before he was charged, saying she had discussed the case with a Smollett family member. The case was handed to First Assistant State's Attorney Joseph Magats. Foxx defended the decision by her staff to drop charges, saying the matter was handled properly. She pointed to Smollett forfeiting his $10,000 bond and doing community service. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
April 01, 2019 - 9:12 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx was elected in 2016 mainly because of anger that the prosecutor she ousted had waited a year to charge a Chicago police officer with murdering black teenager Laquan McDonald. Then Foxx, who is a survivor of sexual assault as a child, grabbed...
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Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times
March 02, 2019 - 10:53 am
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A 32-year-old was beaten to death Saturday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. He was fighting with a male he knew at 2:31 a.m. inside the first floor of an apartment building in the 2300 block of West Augusta, according to Chicago...
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Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson speaks during a press conference at CPD headquarters, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago, after actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in on charges of disorderly conduct and filing a false police report. The "Empire" staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Johnson said Thursday. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
February 21, 2019 - 12:49 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says he's angry and offended that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett allegedly lied about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack. He says Smollett exploited racial divisions for his own gain — and smeared the reputation of a city...
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