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  • Where in the world was Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy?

     
    The Reader's Mick Dumke sets the scene: Hundreds of people gathered inside a Chatham church Saturday morning for a Q&A session with police superintendent Garry McCarthy. But 15 minutes after (11 a.m., when) it was scheduled to start, the featured......
  • Mayor Emanuel's hour-long appearance on 'Chicago Tonight'

     
    WTTW-Ch 11 has posted a .pdf of the rush transcript of Phil Ponce's interview with Mayor Rahm Emanuel Tuesday night: Part One: Part Two: It was a very special episode of "Chicago Tonight," not simply because the daily newsmagazine devoted......
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2012 budget address

     
    Speech to City Council (remarks as prepared) Nearly five months ago, we joined together in Millennium Park to take the oath of office. The people of Chicago gave us a mandate for change. They recognized that the status quo was......
  • Fine pics

     
    Accompanies "Emanuel denies public records requests Emanuel calls for transparency in government — but the operations of his own office remain murky," by David Kidwell. (Chicago Mayor Rahm) Emanuel balks when asked to show how he developed major...
  • 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: Connected to Chicago (mp3) (WLS-AM) Guest host John Dempsey with Lynn Sweet of the Sun Times, Eric Zorn and......
  • '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......
  • Is Supt. McCarthy being frank with us? Quite.

     
    From this year's news archives: June 15 : "Maybe (a roughly 35 percent increase in homicides so far over 2011) is a consequence of (disbanding the Chicago Police Dept. strike force), and I didn't anticipate it," McCarthy said in a......
  • Google search sends pot reform fears up in smoke

     
    Emanuel's reform to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana isn't all that radical Jon Krause illustration Powerful Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, had this to say Monday about Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to decriminalize possession of...
  • 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...
  • Chicago murder rate drops! (back to normal)

     
    CBS-2's Jay Levine reports: Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and his boss, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on Monday touted a 69 percent drop in homicides in Chicago last month and a 42 percent drop from the first quarter of last year. But......