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Garry McCarthy

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  • Long 'Chicagoland' series focuses on mayor to a fault

    Long 'Chicagoland' series focuses on mayor to a fault
    You will be stunned to learn, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel says in this week's fifth episode (of eight) of CNN's series "Chicagoland," that "The Second City is now known as the Startup City." That pronouncement — news to me — comes as he is talking to a bunch of techies here trying to sell their ideas for big money to investors.
  • Too many questions left as 'Chicagoland' winds down

    Too many questions left as 'Chicagoland' winds down
    A headline in Monday's paper: "32 hurt, 4 killed in 36 hours." There is great, untold sorrow behind those numbers, 32-4-36, but we have become almost desensitized to much of the gun violence we read about in newspapers and see on television. We see...

    What looks like murder to mom doesn't appear so to police

     What looks like murder to mom doesn't appear so to police
    Chicago's murder problem can be seen from different angles. One is from outside a desolate West Side warehouse, a place where junkies trot off to get high, where I happened to meet the mother of a victim. Alice Groves walked gingerly among the garbage...

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' loses balance as it tip-toes through summer

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' loses balance as it tip-toes through summer
    Huh? "This is the greatest job I've ever had," Mayor Rahm Emanuel says in Episode 4 of the ambitious, now somewhat frustrating eight-part CNN series "Chicagoland," followed some minutes later by police Superintendent Garry McCarthy saying, "This is...

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' balances Blackhawks joy with violence fears

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' balances Blackhawks joy with violence fears
    "It's playoff time again in this sports-loving city," says narrator/co-writer Mark Konkol at the beginning of episode two of the eight-part CNN series "Chicagoland." And though you will see all sorts of whooping-hollering-shot-drinking euphoria during...