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Garry McCarthy

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  • Michelle Obama's reference to automatic weapons edited out by ABC

    First lady Michelle Obama said in a "Good Morning America" interview Tuesday that an automatic weapon was used in the shooting death of Hadiya Pendleton, but that detail — which is not supported by police accounts — was edited out when the...
  • How gun law works: Likely 2014 before permits issued

    How gun law works: Likely 2014 before permits issued
    Illinois lawmakers overrode Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of concealed carry legislation on Tuesday, but it will likely be 2014 before any firearm owners are permitted to pack handguns in public. The last state to adopt a concealed carry law, Illinois now has...
  • Blackhawks parade to step off at 10:30 a.m. Friday

    Blackhawks parade to step off at 10:30 a.m. Friday
    The Chicago Blackhawks will parade down Washington Street through downtown Chicago beginning at 10:30 a.m. Friday on their way from their United Center home to Grant Park for the Stanley Cup victory rally. The team will take double-decker buses from...
  • Top cop: Charges maybe tonight in Hadiya Pendleton's killing

    Top cop: Charges maybe tonight in Hadiya Pendleton's killing
    Charges could come this evening against two people being questioned in the shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said today. "We will bring this all to closure, probably sometime this evening we're...
  • Proposed law would 'make you pay' for buying guns for others

    Proposed law would 'make you pay' for buying guns for others
    It’s been nearly three years since Chicago police Officer Thomas Wortham IV was shot and killed with a gun purchased in Mississippi by a straw purchaser -- a person who buys guns for those who aren't allowed to. But on Friday, his sister Sandra...
  • Illinois to end ban on carrying concealed guns

    The law was inevitable, but in the end, Gov. Pat Quinn couldn't hold out for more limits. On Tuesday -- backed by 77-31 and 41-17 votes by Illinois' House of Representatives and its Senate -- lawmakers overrode a Quinn veto to end the state's ban on...
  • Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying, girl made anti-gang video

    Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying,  girl made anti-gang video
    The sixth-grader can barely keep from smiling, self-conscious in front of the camera as she delivers a very serious message. "Hi, my name is Hadiya. This commercial is informational for you and your future children," she begins. "So many children out...
  • Baby's shooting death leaves city stricken

    Baby's shooting death leaves city stricken
    Little more than a month after the slaying of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton drew international attention to Chicago's gun violence, city officials grappled Tuesday to address the shooting death of an even younger victim — 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins....
  • Simeon All Access | Messages heard loud and clear

    Simeon All Access | Messages heard loud and clear
    Jahlil Okafor made sure L.J. Peak knew how he felt after the first half of Young's 44-41 loss to Simeon at Chicago State on Saturday. Peak needed to step up. The 6-foot-4 Young junior guard scored two points before halftime but broke out in the second...
  • Your predictions for 2013, please

     
    Make your predictions for 2013 by filling out the Change of Subject online survey A year ago, I didn’t predict that a book about predictions, “The Signal and the Noise,” would be one of the top selling non-fiction titles of......
  • Seer madness: Readers and I do our duty, predict 2013

     
    With the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...