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Off-Duty Dolton Police Officer Shot During Robbery In Chatham

CHICAGO (CBS) — An off-duty Dolton police detective was shot during a robbery attempt early Monday outside his home in the Chatham neighborhood.

Chicago police said Dolton Detective Darryl Hope just got home from work shortly after midnight near 76th and Calumet, and was walking through the front door, when two men approached him. 276 more words


Board To Rule On Whether Rialmo Stays With CPD

CHICAGO (CBS) — One person will decide if officer Robert Rialmo will get to keep his job.

Last month, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Rialmo actions were justified when he shot and killed Bettie Jones and Quintonio LeGrier. 214 more words


New Video Surfaces From Bus Shelter Crash

CHICAGO (CBS) — New surveillance video showing the moment an SUV slammed into a South Side bus shelter, killing a woman.

That video is now part of an ongoing police investigation. 223 more words


Firefighter Injured By Brick When Wall Collapses In Englewood Blaze

CHICAGO (CBS) — One Chicago firefighter suffered a minor injury Tuesday morning while helping extinguish an extra-alarm blaze in Englewood.

The fire started around 6:15 a.m. 311 more words


After The Bell: Dow Slides 380 Points

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Stocks closed lower Wednesday, giving up earlier gains, as Wall Street finished a volatile month of trading.

The S&P 500 lost 30, the NASDAQ fell 57 and the Dow Jones industrial average, hit the hardest, shed more than 380 points, settling just above the 25,000 mark. 72 more words


Preservation Chicago Releases The 2018 'Chicago 7 Most Endangered' List, Asks Obama Foundation To Find New Site

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Preservation Chicago is calling on the Obama Foundation to consider another site and abandon plans for Jackson Park.

“We’re very concerned about the plans for the Obama Presidential Center and the golf course proposed for Jackson Park, the Midway Plaisance and the South Shore Cultural Center,” said Ward Miller, executive director of Preservation Chicago. 108 more words


DuPage County Sheriff Candidate's Campaign Billboard Vandalized

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Campaign dirty tricks are being reported in DuPage County in the race for the GOP nomination for Sheriff.

“Out in DuPage, signs are a big part of the game,” said James Mendrick, the DuPage County Sheriff’s Patrol Commander looking to replace out-going Sheriff John Zaruba. 173 more words