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  • Chicago city clerk scraps sticker design amid gang concerns

    Chicago city clerk scraps sticker design amid gang concerns
    A 15-year-old boy will lose the honor of seeing his city sticker design adorn Chicago windshields amid questions about whether the artwork contains gang symbols, City Clerk Susana Mendoza said this afternoon. At a City Hall news conference, Mendoza said...
  • Chicago police to disband 2 special units

    Chicago police will disband two of its rapid response units once heralded as key components of the city's lowering crime rate, police union officials said. Effective Aug. 18, both the Mobile Strike Force and Targeted Response Unit will cease to exist,...
  • City cuts vacation carryovers, adds new maternity leave

    City cuts vacation carryovers, adds new maternity leave
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced changes to the city's leave policies, including scaling back the amount of unused vacation time employees can stockpile and instituting a uniform maternity policy. Under the new vacation leave policy, non-union...
  • Chicago aldermen crack down on employee vacation payouts

    Chicago aldermen crack down on employee vacation payouts
    The number of vacation days non-union city employees can cash out when they leave their jobs would be significantly reduced under a proposal a key City Council committee endorsed today. As it now stands, departing longtime employees can get paid for up...
  • Expert testifies during Abbate trial: Unofficial code of silence 'alive and well'

    Expert testifies during Abbate trial: Unofficial code of silence 'alive and well'
    An unofficial code of silence was “alive and well” within the Chicago PoliceĀ  Department when off-duty cop Anthony Abbate attacked a bartender at a Northwest Side tavern in 2007, a national expert testified today at Abbate’s federal...
  • Weis resigns as head of Crime Commission

    Weis resigns as head of Crime Commission
    Former Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has resigned as president of the Chicago Crime Commission effective today, officials said. Weis is leaving to pursue interests outside of the scope of the Chicago Crime Commission including teaching,...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases. Chicago Tonight: Week in Review (WTTW): Host Joel Weisman with Phil Rogers (NBC-5 News), Jon Hilkevitch (Chicago...
  • Dining on cracked crystal for 2011 yet predicting fearlessly for 2012

     
    Twelve months ago, as is my custom, I asked readers to offer their best guesses as to what 2011 would bring, then offered my own predictions. How'd we do? On six of the 18 questions, readers and I were correct......
  • 'No mustache, no peace!'

     
    A report on the NATO protests this morning on WBEZ-FM 91.5 related that protesters taunted a police officer with facial hair by chanting, "No mustache, no peace." It's amusing, though I can't quite figure how this mockery of the constabulary......
  • Off-duty Chicago police officer killed in robbery attempt

    Off-duty Chicago police officer killed in robbery attempt
    An off-duty Chicago police officer just back from Iraq was shot and killed after four people pulled up to his parents' Chatham home Wednesday night and tried to steal his new motorcycle, authorities said. Officer Thomas Wortham IV and his father, a...
  • 2 teens raped as evidence sat

    2 teens raped as evidence sat
    The state crime lab notified Chicago police in June 2008 that DNA evidence linked three brutal rapes in the city, but it was not until this summer that detectives reinterviewed the victims and gathered vital information leading to an arrest. During the...