| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:15 AM
City Clerk Susana Mendoza said Tuesday she’s investigating whether gang signs are part of the winning design for Chicago’s next city sticker, just days before the decals are scheduled to be printed.
The sticker, meant to honor city...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:04 AM
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...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 1:32 AM
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,...
| Oct 1, 2008
| 9:42 AM
Great news from baseball-loving Iowa:
Chicago Police Officer Michael Mette, wrongly convicted and railroaded into five years in prison for the crime of self defense, will be getting out of prison soon.
The Iowa Court of Appeals, in its ruling posted...
| Oct 18, 2009
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.
| May 11, 2010
| 2:30 PM
Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis says an Iowa physician accused of lying to police about being stabbed by attackers along the Chicago Riverwalk "embarrassed the city with his story."
Gary Hunninghake, 64, of Coralville, Iowa, is charged with felony...