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Chicago police officer fatally shot at traffic stop ‘was a humanitarian’

One Chicago police officer was killed and another was critically wounded during an exchange of gunfire with at least one suspect during a traffic stop Saturday night in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Police, family and the Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the officer who died as Ella French, a 29-year-old who had worked as a Chicago cop since April 2018. She ...
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Chicago Police Officer Killed In Shooting, Another Seriously Wounded: ‘We Need Your Prayers’

CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer was killed and two others — including another officer — were wounded in a gunfight Saturday in West Englewood, officials said. The shooting happened 9:08 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Bell Street. Three officers had pulled over a car with three people inside when one of the people, a passenger, shot at the police, Supt. David Brown said at a news conference.

Police Officer Ella French

Police Officer Ella French was shot and killed while she and her partner conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle containing three subjects near the intersection of West 63rd Street and South Bell Avenue. During the traffic stop of the subjects opened fire, striking Officer French and her partner. Despite...

2 Chicago Police Officers Shot in West Englewood

CHICAGO (WAND) - Two Chicago Police officers were shot in the city's West Englewood neighborhood, authorities said late Saturday. The shooting happened before 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of West 63rd Street and South Bell Avenue. According to NBC Chicago, both officers were rushed to the University of Chicago Medical...

"I called the police on the police": Black family accuses Chicago police of pointing guns at young children in botched raid

A Black family has filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department and city, alleging that officers raided their home by mistake and held them at gunpoint two years ago. In August 2019, Chicago police officers responded to a 911 call about two men fighting at a gas station — one of them possibly armed. When officers arrived, four men ran.

2 shot, 1 fatally in Austin

Two men were shot, one fatally, Sunday in Austin on the West Side, according to Chicago police. About 11:40 a.m., the men, 30 and 62, were standing on the sidewalk in the 5400 block of West Augusta Boulevard when two people approached them and fired shots, police said. The 30-year-old...
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Man charged in pistol-whipping CTA Blue Line attacks, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 33-year-old man has been charged in connection with two pistol-whipping attacks on the CTA Blue Line this week. Officers took a male into custody and allegedly recovered an airsoft gun in his backpack, Chicago police said Friday. Darren Muldrow was arrested just after 9:30 a.m. Friday...