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  • 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...
  • New police chief: Strong administrator, thick skin

    New police chief: Strong administrator, thick skin
    NEWARK, N.J.—If Garry McCarthy had a honeymoon as Newark's top cop it ended violently on a single day in July 2009. On July 20 of that year, eight people were shot in two separate incidents, including a drive-by shooting that indiscriminately...
  • Issues for the next top cop

    Job openings: The Chicago Police Department has more than 1,100 vacancies on a force of 13,500 officers. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel promises to add 1,000 officers to the city's streets. Public perceptions: In polls, people say crime is getting worse, yet...
  • Star retired for slain officer Soderberg

    Star retired for slain officer Soderberg
    Fallen Chicago police Officer Thor Soderberg is remembered by his students as a committed teacher, by friends and family as a generous public servant, and by fellow officers as a leader. Soderberg’s star was retired Tuesday in a ceremony at...
  • 'Dibs' OK on city streets -- for now

    'Dibs' OK on city streets -- for now
    Chicago officials say they will not crack down on "dibs," the tradition of cordoning off shoveled-out parking spaces -- at least for now." And more good news for blizzard weary residents: There'll be no enforcement today of parking meters. In giving a...
  • Cops: 1st shooting since storm over snowblower

    A man was shot and robbed of a snowblower in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side early this morning -- the first shooting since this week's blizzard hit on Tuesday, police said. This week's storm kept crime down so much that the shooting was one...
  • 1 man shot over snowblower

    Chicago saw a bit of a crime-freeze during the blizzard of 2011; an unheard-of two days without a shot being fired. Ironically, the first shooting victim since the blizzard hit was a man robbed of his snowblower in the Englewood neighborhood. 47-year-...
  • 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...
  • New book on street gangs warns residents of what to look out for

    New book on street gangs warns residents of what to look out for
    The Chicago Crime Commission says most city residents live within a few feet of gang operations. It's because there are more than 70 known gangs with up to 150,000 members. The new Chicago Crime Commission Gang Book is said to be the most comprehensive...