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Garry McCarthy

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  • Police superintendent says investigation into 11-year-old girl's weekend slaying 'progressing nicely'

    Police superintendent says investigation into 11-year-old girl's weekend slaying 'progressing nicely'
    Chicago police detectives have made “great leaps” in their investigation into the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old girl who was struck by a stray bullet during a sleepover inside a West Side apartment Friday night, Superintendent Garry...
  • Questions after melee at Montrose Beach

    Questions after melee at Montrose Beach
    Edna Velazquez looked with frustration at the debris still scattered across the park at Montrose Beach Monday morning as a dozen seagulls picked at the six-pack rings and hundreds of bottle caps stamped into muddy grass. Velazquez was asked by Chicago...
  • Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files

    Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files
    When public officials refuse to provide information about the alleged misconduct of police officers, they invite some damning conclusions: They're hiding something. They're protecting bad cops. They're more worried about appearances than about...
  • City to release files on alleged police misconduct

    City to release files on alleged police misconduct
    Internal investigation files for alleged police misconduct will now be made public, officials said Sunday in a statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office. With the new policy, the Chicago Police Department will release investigative files relating to...
  • Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America

    Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America
    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • CPD should change how it counts shooting numbers

    As I read the article regarding the murder of Jasmine Curry as she drove on the Dan Ryan Expressway, I was saddened that yet another senseless murder had occurred. But then my emotions morphed to anger, as it was reported that because of a quirk of...
  • Residents brace for another violent weekend

     Residents brace for another violent weekend
    Linda Hayes has no plans to venture outside her West Englewood home this weekend, even with a favorable weather report and invitations to several gatherings. Instead, she intends to spend the next 72 hours inside her home, a hostage to the gun...
  • Chicago: 82 shootings in 84 hours

    Chicago: 82 shootings in 84 hours
    "The solution does not just include policing — although we'll continue to look for ways to put more police where they're needed. We also have to give our young people alternatives to the street, and as a community we need to demand more of ourselves...
  • McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend

    McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend
    The outbreak of violence over the long Fourth of July weekend – the worst of the year so far -- once again drew unflattering national attention to Chicago’s crime woes as police Superintendent Garry McCarthy insisted the department had...
  • Progress in Englewood

    Progress in Englewood
    On a muddy plot of land off 63rd Street and across from Kennedy-King College, Mayor Emanuel and local leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new Whole Foods slated to open in spring 2016. The 18,000-square-foot market, which is expected to generate about 100...
  • Chicago police has seized 3,200 guns this year

    Chicago police has seized 3,200 guns this year
    The Chicago Police Department┬áseized more than 3,200 illegal firearms from the streets in the first half of 2014, according to a department release. The department seized more than 6,800 firearms total in 2013 and more than 7,400 in 2012—more than...