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  • CNN's 'Chicagoland' captures flashes of anger in first episode

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' captures flashes of anger in first episode
    And so it begins, with the voice of our mayor — "You want to see America you come to the heartland, and what is the capital of the heartland?" — and images of our city, the first of eight — that's right, eight — episodes of a...
  • Problem Solver: 2 Chicago police officers not guilty in Ticketgate

    Problem Solver: 2 Chicago police officers not guilty in Ticketgate
    Someone wrote a series of bogus parking tickets to Mark Geinosky, but it was not Chicago police officers Paul Roque or Horst Hegewald, the Chicago Police Board has ruled. In a 25-page decision posted Tuesday afternoon, the board found the officers not...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Year of surprises leaves soothsayers grasping for soothiness

     
    Print column, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 The most surprising news event of 2013 was the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Web portal to Obamacare. Yes, I'm sure the partisans who have long derided President Barack Obama for the lack of......
  • Retiring cop reflects on ‘hood gentrification

     
    Julio Velgara shares with RedEye his observations about the growth of and crime in District 14, which includes Bucktown and Wicker Park, as his 34 years on the force come to an end....
  • Guess what? Garry McCarthy is Chicago's new police superintendent

     
    Quotes from new Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy in a 14-minute interview Wednesday on WTTW-Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight." "We had somebody get robbed on a CTA bus last week that was not downtown. And guess what? There were 10 kids......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A belated roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Ken Davis is joined by Mick Dumke (Chicago Reader) and Kate Grossman (Chicago Sun-...
  • Burke's perk: 25 years later, it's time to revisit powerful alderman's security deal

     
    The deal between Ald. Ed Burke, 14th, and city officials signed nearly a quarter of a century ago is curiously open-ended. The "Chicago Police Department, its officers and agents, shall, during such time as plaintiff Edward M. Burke continues to......
  • Police Supt. McCarthy: Legacy of racism plagues today's police officers

     
    From the Sunday paper, moved up from Monday's blog entries for visibility... Last month I slammed new Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy for what I felt were racially inflammatory remarks he made during an informal address to parishoners at St.......
  • 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......