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Healthy & Fit

Second Chicago Police Officer Dies from Coronavirus COVID-19 — Detective from Area Central Bureau of Detectives

1,222 The Chicago Police Department on Friday, April 10, 2020 announced that a second Chicago police officer died from Coronavirus COVID-19. The police officer was a sergeant in the Area Central Detective Division. His identity […]

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Public Service

Chicago Police Narcotics Detective — a 21 Year Veteran — Dies from Complications of Coronavirus COVID-19

1,656 Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Interim Chicago Police Supt. Charlie Beck, and Chicago Fraternal Order of Police president Kevin Graham announce the death of Chicago Police Officer Marco DiFranco, who succumbed to COVID-19. The Chicago Police […]

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24/7 Fire Rescue!

One Firefighter is Dead and One Firefighter Missing in Extra Alarm Fire at Porterville Public Library, California

391 Police and firefighters from Porterville responded about 4:14 p.m. PT to a fire involving the Porterville Public Library, 41 West Thurman Avenue in Porterville, California. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered smoke and fire coming from […]

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24/7 Crime Alerts!

Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy, Also a Paramedic, Shot and Killed Near Avon, Illinois 170 Miles Southwest of Chicago

79 Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy Troy Chisum, 39, died after being shot while responding about 2:00 p.m. Tuesday June 25, 2019 where a battery suspect was barricaded in a home near Avon, Illinois. The male […]

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24/7 Fire Rescue!

Firefighter Dies During Interior Attack of Commercial Building Fire in Christopher, Illinois Near Carbondale

101 Kody Vanfossan was fatally injured after entering a burning two-story vacant building — a former furniture store at 118 West Market Street in Christopher, about 18 miles northeast of Carbondale, Illinois. Kody Vanfossan, age […]

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Events

Law Enforcement Agencies Encouraging Public to Line Streets in Lake County for Funeral Procession for Illinois State Trooper Gerald Ellis

65 Law enforcement agencies are encouraging the public to line the streets Friday, April 5, 2019 during a funeral procession to honor Illinois State Trooper Gerald Ellis, who was killed by a wrong-way driver Saturday […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Identity Released: Chicago Police Officer Fatally Shot in Car in River North, Another in Car Wounded

91 First deputy superintendent Anthony Ricco holds a news conference after an off-duty officer was fatally shot in River North early Saturday morning. Chicago police, firefighters and medics responded about 3:30 a.m. Saturday March 23, […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Wisconsin Motorist with Previous DUI Conviction Faces Reckless Homicide Charges in I-294 Death of ISP Trooper Chris Lambert

132 Scott Larson, age 61, appeared Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. January 29, 2019 in the Skokie Cook County courthouse for a bond hearing, charged in the crash that killed Illinois State Police Trooper Chris […]

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CRIME BLOG C

Two Chicago Police Officers Struck and Killed by Metra South Shore Line Train During Shots Fired Investigation

45 Chicago police responded just before 6:20 p.m. Monday December 17, 2018 to investigate a ShotSpotter call at 101st Street and Dauphin Avenue. Two police officers were initially believed to be possibly involved in a […]