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City Settles Police 'Code of Silence' Suit for $2M

City Settles Police 'Code of Silence' Suit for $2M

A Federal judge stuck to his guns Friday, ruling the city cannot just admit that a code of silence exists within the Chicago Police Department -- he wants to hear Mayor Rahm Emanuel describe it for himself.

Drew Peterson Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot

Drew Peterson Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot

The murder-for-hire trial of former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson is winding down.

Joliet Girl Dies Trying to Save Brother Swept Away in River

Joliet Girl Dies Trying to Save Brother Swept Away in River

Search efforts resumed in Wilmington Tuesday for a young boy who was swept away in the Kankakee River with his older sister, who died trying to save him, police said.

More Than 60 Shot in Memorial Day Weekend Violence

More Than 60 Shot in Memorial Day Weekend Violence

Even as Chicago Police beefed up patrols for Memorial Day, more than 60 people were shot during the violent three-day holiday weekend, an uptick in violence that Mayor Rahm Emanuel called "unacceptable."

Trump Details Donations to Veterans' Charities

Trump Details Donations to Veterans' Charities

Under pressure to account for money he claimed to raise for veterans, an angry and irritated Donald Trump listed charities Tuesday he says have now received millions of dollars from a fundraiser he held...

Lawmakers Near Session's End Without State Budget

Lawmakers Near Session's End Without State Budget

Illinois lawmakers have one day left to end an 11-month budget stalemate and pass a spending plan for next year before their spring session ends and it becomes more difficult.