Charlie Beck (left), the former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, has been picked by Mayor Lori Lightfoot to serve as interim superintendent of the Chicago Police DepartmentWikimedia Commons

Former LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Named Interim Top Cop Of Chicago Police

Beck is an unusual choice, as interim superintendents are usually pulled from the Chicago Police Department while officials look for a permanent superintendent.

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Humboldt Park Pharmacy Workers Sentenced To Prison For Stealing 56,000 Opioid Pills And Then Selling Them

The former pharmacy technicians made $10,800 off the stolen pills, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Woman Found Dead Inside Burning Car In Andersonville

A woman's body was found inside a burning car in the 1400 block of West Farragut Avenue Friday morning.

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After Shots Fired In Logan Square, Ald. La Spata To Hold Police Roll Call

The roll call is set for 6 p.m. Friday at the site of the shooting at Campbell Avenue and Cortland Street.