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Jody Weis

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  • New police union head wants more cops

    New Fraternal Order of Police President Michael Shields hopes to press Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel to protect police officers’ pensions and “hold his feet to the fire” on a campaign pledge to hire more cops. Shields, 33, said he...
  • Police board taking applications for top cop

    The Chicago Police Board said today it has begun accepting applications for a permanent successor to former police Superintendent Jody Weis. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has said he hopes to name a new superintendent when he takes office on May 16. The...
  • Juries find for Chicago police in 2 lawsuits

    Juries found in favor of Chicago police in two cases that spotlight a new city policy to be more aggressive in defending officers in lawsuits. The juries returned their verdicts after federal trials in the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, city officials said...
  • Rev. Pfleger mum on reports he will head Leo H.S.

    Rev. Pfleger mum on reports he will head Leo H.S.
    Rev. Michael Pfleger today would not comment about unconfirmed reports that he has been asked to leave St. Sabina Catholic Church to become president of Leo High School, saying his conversations with the Archdiocese of Chicago are a confidential matter. ...
  • Weis talks uniforms, politics, case of Daley's nephew

    Weis talks uniforms, politics, case of Daley's nephew
    Former Chicago police Superintendent Jody Weis said Tuesday that the 2004 death of David Koschman — after a confrontation in the Rush Street nightclub area with a nephew of Mayor Richard Daley's — should be reinvestigated by an independent law...
  • Cop charged with battery posts bail

    Cop charged with battery posts bail
    A Chicago police sergeant was charged with two felonies for allegedly slapping a teen whose hands were cuffed behind his back, but the veteran officer's attorney contended he was provoked when the suspect tried to spit on him. Flanked by several...
  • Weis: Crackdown brings 40 percent homicide drop

    Chicago police credit a controversial summer meeting with gang leaders and a gang crackdown guided by what they call "social network analysis" with a dramatic drop in gun violence this past fall in a West Side police district, including a 40 percent...
  • Tuesday, February 15, 2011

    5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 7:09 a.m. NBC News White House Correspondent Chuck Todd discusses the Federal Budget and what it means for our financial future. 7:21 a.m. Greg will have the highlights from the first night of the Westminster Dog Show....
  • Search goes on for teen missing three years

    Search goes on for teen missing three years
    On Saturday, Rose Starnes gazed upon an age-enhanced photo of her daughter Yasmin Acree, no longer the 15-year-old who went missing three years ago but still wearing the same soft smile and dark eyes. It broke her heart. “It’s a lot of times...
  • Cops: Panhandler killed, 2 officers hurt in River North

    Cops: Panhandler killed, 2 officers hurt in River North
    A person picked up for panhandling was killed and two Chicago police officers were injured as the handcuffed panhandler surprised police with a gun and fired as he was enroute to a police station in the River North neighborhood this afternoon, officials...
  • 3 dead, 2 shot including officer on Far North Side

    3 dead, 2 shot including officer on Far North Side
    A double homicide on the Far North Side Saturday evening prompted a pursuit that left one Chicago officer wounded and a suspect in the slayings dead from police gunfire. Gang crimes officers on surveillance on the 5800 block of North Winthrop Avenue...