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2 Killed, 6 Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence

Posted 02.19.2012 | Chicago

Two men were killed, one of them a teenager, and at least six others were hurt in shootings in Chicago Saturday evening into early Sunday. Edgar De...

Lawsuit: Cop Assaulted, Discriminated Against Man Over Video

Posted 02.17.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago man has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Chicago and three of its police officers over an August 2011 incident where police ...

City Celebrates 24 Hours Without A Murder

Posted 01.19.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's crime rate can sometimes earn the city a bad rap, but for 24 hours Wednesday the city was murder- and shooting-free. Police Superintenden...

The Cost Of The NATO, G8 Summits

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

When President Obama announced that Chicago would be the first U.S. city outside of Washington, D.C. to ever host a NATO summit, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sa...

Activists Gather At City Hall To Protest NATO, G8 Ordinance

Posted 01.17.2012 | Chicago

As members of Occupy Chicago gathered at City Hall to decry Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plans for the NATO and G8 summits -- which will take place in Chicago...

Downtown Chicago Lockdown? NATO, G8 Summits To Restrict Loop Access

Posted 01.12.2012 | Chicago

Members of the Occupy movement and other protesters have already expressed frustration with new rules Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed for the upcoming...

Police: Gun Confiscations Up In Chicago

Posted 01.05.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Wednesday announced that his department removed 131 illegal guns from the city's streets on New Year's...

Activists Prepping NATO, G8 Protest Permits May Sue City Over New Rules

Posted 01.03.2012 | Chicago

Activists preparing to demonstrate against Chicago's concurrent hosting of the G8 and NATO summits at the city's McCormick Place in May applied for de...

Rahm Aims To Drastically Increase Fines For NATO, G8 Protesters

Posted 12.15.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday announced a new ordinance that was drastically increase the fines potentially facing protesters of the NATO an...

CTA Train Station Security Cameras Doubled

Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago

Some 1,500 new security cameras have been installed at Chicago Transit Authority train stations throughout the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Police Superi...

Can Decriminalizing Marijuana Help Cash-Strapped Chicago?

Posted 01.02.2012 | Chicago

Updated with Mayor Emanuel's comments When Mayor Rahm Emanuel took over, he immediately made it quite clear that he would do whatever it takes to g...

Man, Convicted Of Killing Cop, Receives Maximum Prison Sentence

Posted 12.29.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man has been found guilty and sentenced Friday to 125 years in prison in the 2009 murder of police officer Alejandro "Alex" Valadez. Shaw...

Aldermen On Board With Ticketing, Not Arresting Low-Level Marijuana Offenders

Posted 12.27.2011 | Chicago

Four Chicago lawmakers on Thursday are expected to announce their support of ticketing individuals caught with small amounts of marijuana in Cook Coun...

Report: Chicago Cop Who Shot 3 Suspects Under FBI Investigation

Posted 12.24.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago police officer is reportedly under investigation by the FBI after killing a suspect in June, the third shooting the officer was involved in ...

In High-Crime Areas, Still Too Few Police

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 12.21.2011 | Chicago

Despite Mayor Rahm Emanuel's highly promoted efforts at concentrating additional police patrols in the city's most dangerous neighborhoods, many crime...

Residents Concerned Over Police Station Closures

Posted 12.18.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to close three police stations in response to the city's budget crisis has ...

Garry McCarthy: City Will Hire More Cops In 2012

Posted 12.07.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Thursday offered a glimpse into Mayor Rahm Emanuel's upcoming city budget, which will be introduced ne...

Rahm Emanuel Playing Numbers Game With Police?

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 12.02.2011 | Chicago

Thanks to the magic of YouTube, it's a fairly simple matter to go back and take a second look at the speech last January where mayoral candidate Rahm ...

Chicago Police May Close Stations To Save Money

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has been tasked with cutting $190 million from the department's $1.3 billion annual budget, and as he has...

Chicago's Earlier Curfew Goes Into Effect Sunday

Posted 08.24.2015 | Chicago

The stricter curfew law pushed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and approved this summer, without debate, by the Chicago City Council goes into effect Sunday. ...

Rahm Reassigns 114 Cops To Streets, But Is Move 'Smoke And Mirrors'?

Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

Standing alongside his Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that, effective on Thursday, 114 of the ci...

Chicago's Top Cop: CPD Gets 'Too Many' 911 Calls, System 'Broken'

Posted 10.30.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy admitted that his police force can, at times, be slow to respond to reports of shootings at a ...

Activists Meet In Chicago To Organize G8 And NATO Protests This Spring

Posted 10.29.2011 | Chicago

More than 160 activists from about 50 groups in the U.S. and Canada met at the Chicago-Kent College of Law Sunday to discuss logistics and strategies ...

Undercover Investigation Breaks Open Massive Sex Trafficking Ring

Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago

Eight men and one woman were charged with involuntary sexual servitude of a minor and human trafficking Wednesday following an 18-month undercover inv...

Top Cop Misses Meeting With Frustrated South Side Community

Chicago Reader | Posted by William Hairston | Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago

Hundreds of people gathered inside a Chatham church Saturday morning for a Q&A session with police superintendent Garry McCarthy. But 15 minutes after...