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  • Top cop Weis on his future: 'We'll see'

    Two days before his contract was set to expire, Chicago police Superintendent Jody Weis remained noncommittal today about his future as the city's top cop. He said he has not spoken with Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel, who pledged during the campaign to...
  • Weis out as police supt; Hillard back as interim

    Weis out as police supt; Hillard back as interim
    Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis is leaving his post at the end of today, when his $310,000-a-year contract expires. He is being replaced, on an interim basis, by Terry Hillard who headed the Chicago police department from 1998 until 2003. "Serving as the...
  • Daley defends ex-top cop, denies morale is poor

    Jody Weis stepped down as police superintendent to pursue job opportunities, not because he wasn't granted a short-term contract to stay in the job until Rahm Emanuel takes office, Mayor Richard Daley said today. The lack of a contract extension "didn'...
  • From the archive: A mother's heartbreak

    In the front window of a modest brick two-flat on Chicago's West Side hangs a handmade sign with fading pictures of a smiling 15-year-old Yasmin Acree that says "we miss u." The honor student and kind of girl who made her bed every morning and hung out...
  • Hillard tells officers he will visit every district

    Interim Chicago Police Superintendent Terry Hillard told police officers at a roll call gathering today in the Pullman neighborhood to focus on their duties and said he planned to visit every police district in the future. Hillard was appointed by...
  • 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...