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  • A tribute to a Chicago policeman and his sons

    I was moved to tears this morning by the wonderful photo of brothers Connor and Ryan Durkin, two little boys, proudly holding their father's commendations (and) waiting to shake hands with Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy ("On behalf of my dad," News, Jan. 21). The looks on their faces are priceless! Thank you Nancy Stone for making my day and thank you daddy Mike for your service to Chicago and for raising two outstanding young men!
  • Emanuel acknowledges some Chicagoans don't feel safe in homes

    Emanuel acknowledges some Chicagoans don't feel safe in homes
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday tried to make the case he's done on a good job on crime during his four years in office while acknowledging that many Chicagoans don't feel safe in their own neighborhoods. The mayor's speech on public safety came as...

    Chicago homicides down citywide in 2014 but some communities see uptick

    Chicago homicides down citywide in 2014 but some communities see uptick
    While Chicago saw a slight decrease in homicides in 2014, communities such as Humboldt Park—where gang recruitment has turned deadly—and Rogers Park saw a jump in slayings even as some South Side areas marked double-digit declines in killings,...

    Chicago police stop black motorists more, ACLU finds

    Chicago police stop black motorists more, ACLU finds
    The Rev. Ira Acree says he was stopped at a red light on the West Side on a warm night this past summer when a Chicago police officer in a squad car suddenly cursed and shouted at him to pull over. The officer accused him of texting on his cell phone...

    Anti-Semitic graffiti found on synagogue, homes. 'It's frightening'

    Anti-Semitic graffiti found on synagogue, homes. 'It's frightening'
    West Rogers Park residents say they were shocked to find anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on a neighborhood synagogue and several homes in the Far North Side neighborhood over the weekend. "It's frightening," said Rabbi Yehoshua Hi Eichenstein, who heads...