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  • Chicago police has seized 3,200 guns this year

    Chicago police has seized 3,200 guns this year
    The Chicago Police Department seized 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...
  • Chicago violence continues to outpace NYC, LA

    Chicago violence continues to outpace NYC, LA
    The Rev. Michael Pfleger and about 100 supporters marched along South Paulina Street on Friday evening while down the next block, Chicago police searched for bullet casings and sought potential witnesses after a man and a woman were struck by a hail of...
  • 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......
  • Superintendent McCarthy makes first public appearance since heart scare

    Superintendent McCarthy makes first public appearance since heart scare
    Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy joked to a crowd of newly minted officers Wednesday by equating himself to rock legend Keith Richards, famous for his many brushes with death. Appearing upbeat and healthy during his first public appearance...
  • McCarthy released from hospital following heart procedure

    McCarthy released from hospital following heart procedure
    Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy was released from Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Saturday after undergoing a medical procedure to unblock his arteries this week. McCarthy "is doing very well, resting comfortably at home and looking...
  • McCarthy undergoes procedure for blockage of arteries

    McCarthy undergoes procedure for blockage of arteries
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy was “cracking jokes” not long after undergoing a medical procedure to unblock his arteries Thursday at a downtown hospital, his second-in command said, but the department disclosed scant details...
  • Another mass shooting in 'Terror Town'

    Another mass shooting in 'Terror Town'
    Police call it Terror Town, a 2-block by 4-block patch of South Shore where apparent gang conflicts have erupted into three mass shootings in a little over two years. The latest occurred Monday evening when a gunman walked up to a strip mall on East 79th...
  • Chicago police sergeant admits misconduct and apologizes at hearing

    Chicago police sergeant admits misconduct and apologizes at hearing
    A Chicago police sergeant pleaded guilty during a disciplinary hearing Friday to inattention to duty and bringing discredit to the department for actions that led a woman to kill herself with his gun in 2009 while he was at her apartment while off-duty....
  • Police sergeant faces hearing into woman's death with his gun

    Police sergeant faces hearing into woman's death with his gun
    When Chicago police broke up a drunken spat between Daniel Franzgrote and his girlfriend at a Northwest Side restaurant in 2009, he didn’t know that the fleeting glimpse of his intoxicated girlfriend venting her frustrations to a police supervisor...
  • Cop placed on desk duty in connection with raid at massage parlor

    Cop placed on desk duty in connection with raid at massage parlor
    Chicago police placed a veteran officer on paid desk duty on Monday -- the same day a security video was made public allegedly showing him striking a female manager of a massage parlor during a vice raid last summer. Police Superintendent Garry...
  • Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit

    Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit
    Two years after marijuana possession became a ticketable offense, arresting people with a few grams of the drug remains a bad habit for law enforcement, drug policy researchers said Monday at a Roosevelt University symposium. Cook County has the highest...