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Chicago Police Plan Surge In Street Patrols To Combat Violence

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.01.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — With the number of shootings in Chicago already climbing with the temperatures, police are being dispatched by the hundreds on overti...

12 Activists Arrested, 5 Officers Hurt In Mag Mile Scuffle

Posted 06.07.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Twelve protesters were arrested -- and five police officers were treated for minor injuries -- early Wednesday evening during a confr...

Jon Burge Police Torture Trial Continues, Out Of The Spotlight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While the much higher-profile corruption trial of Rod Blagojevich grabbed headlines, the perjury case against former Chicago police commander Jon Burg...

Chicago Police, Assault Rifles and No Demonstrable Need!

Tracy Siska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Tracy Siska

The decision by Mayor Daley and Police Superintendent Weis to deploy assault weapons on the streets of Chicago has been made without providing a demonstrable need for the weapon.