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Garry McCarthy

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  • Chicago police to begin testing body cameras on officers in 60 days

    Chicago police to begin testing body cameras on officers in 60 days
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday that the department would begin testing body cameras on officers within about 60 days as part of a pilot project. McCarthy offered few specifics at a news conference called to highlight crime...
  • Protection order denied for Nordstrom shooting victim 7 months ago

    Protection order denied for Nordstrom shooting victim 7 months ago
    Seven months before police say he gunned down his ex-girlfriend at a Nordstrom store off North Michigan Avenue, Marcus Dee was accused of cracking her ribs, punching her in the jaw and putting a gun in her mouth. The accusations came in a request for...
  • Chicago Police Department not at full strength, top cop says

     Chicago Police Department not at full strength, top cop says
    The ranks of the Chicago Police Department are well below full strength, even as the rate of hiring has increased in recent years, according to testimony Thursday before the City Council. The department now has 587 vacancies, with plans to hire only...
  • Chicago cops to get 2,500 bulletproof vests

    Chicago cops to get 2,500 bulletproof vests
    About 2,500 new bulletproof vests will be available to Chicago police officers thanks to a $1 million donation presented Tuesday by the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, a nonprofit that aids families of officers hurt or killed in the line of duty....
  • Police captain was warning others when shot, prosecutors say

    Police captain was warning others when shot, prosecutors say
    A Chicago police captain left cover to warn arriving officers of the danger when he was shot by a fugitive who was wanted for a shooting spree days earlier in Indianapolis, Cook County prosecutors said Friday. Daniel Brown, 42, his right arm in a cast...
  • Charges announced after South Shore man fires assault rifle at CTA train

    Charges announced after South Shore man fires assault rifle at CTA train
    A South Shore man has been charged in connection with a Thursday shooting of a CTA train that Chicago's top cop dubbed "bizarre." Lorenzo Jones, 25, is facing several felonies after police said he fired an assault rifle several times at a CTA Blue...
  • New details on Englewood standoff: Nearly 40 shots fired, 2nd cop wounded

    New details on Englewood standoff: Nearly 40 shots fired, 2nd cop wounded
    An Indianapolis man was charged Thursday in the wounding of a Chicago police officer and the death of a man during a six-hour standoff this week as police released new details, disclosing that a second officer was wounded in an exchange of nearly 40...
  • Police: Man who fired at CTA train with assault rifle was carrying 60 rounds

    Police: Man who fired at CTA train with assault rifle was carrying 60 rounds
    A man in his 20s with a long arrest record fired an assault rifle five times at a Blue Line train at the LaSalle station Thursday morning but did not hit anyone, police said. The man was arrested within minutes as he was walking with the rifle about a...
  • Man killed in Englewood standoff was boyfriend of suspect's sister

    Man killed in Englewood standoff was boyfriend of suspect's sister
    The man killed during a six-hour police standoff with a shooting spree suspect was the boyfriend of the suspect's sister and lived in the home where officers came to make an arrest, according to police and neighbors. Daniel Jackson, 42, was found dead...
  • Englewood standoff ends with 1 dead, police captain wounded and suspect arrested

    Englewood standoff ends with 1 dead, police captain wounded and suspect arrested
    A police standoff that began in Englewood with the attempted arrest of a shooting spree suspect ended six hours later with one man dead, the suspect in custody and a high-ranking officer recovering from a head wound, officials said. Capt. Edward...
  • Is this Chicago police commander a reckless cowboy?

     Is this Chicago police commander a reckless cowboy?
    Glenn Evans is straining the presumption of innocence that he and all the people he arrests enjoy. At a time when Chicago is asking overworked police officers to quell relentless street violence, Evans stands accused of going too far — of recklessly...