Bad News Again
- A Cicero cop accused of roughing up a driver and another charged with helping to cover it up pleaded guilty Wednesday and promised they'd never again seek careers as police officers.
- Cook County taxpayers stand to pay almost half a million dollars to a couple who were shot at by off-duty sheriff's officers during a 1999 chase.
The officers had been at a political fund-raiser for former Sheriff Michael Sheahan and at a south suburban bar before they began following Cory Simmons and Dominique Mapp and shooting at them.
- Embattled Chicago Police Officer Jerome Finnigan was charged with 10 more felonies Wednesday alleging he and two other cops stole $450,000 from a man.
Finnigan, 44, already faces felony charges stemming from his alleged activities on the Chicago Police Department's elite Special Operations Section. Six other SOS officers have also been charged.