A former Chicago police officer was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after admitting he arranged for the murder of another officer.Jerome Finnigan was a former member of the now-disbanded Special Operations Section.
A Chicago police officer is lamenting the death of his horse, which he said was like his family.Officer Paul Casasanto was on mounted patrol Monday at North Avenue beach when the horse, named Mikey C, began to struggle and went down.Casasanto said he tried to calm his horse as beachgoers and joggers
During the original broadcast, Eight Forty-Eight said that police have been involved in more shootings over the last six months than in all of 2010. Police dispute that number but could not immediately provide the number of times officers shot at citizens in 2010 or 2011.
A top Chicago official is criticizing the way her party is filling her former Illinois House seat.
Susana Mendoza resigned as District 1 representative last month to become city clerk. To replace her, the district’s Democratic ward committeemen chose Chicago police Sgt. Dena Carli.