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Garry McCarthy

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police: Gang members thought boy, 9, was warning rivals and killed him

    Police: Gang members thought boy, 9, was warning rivals and killed him
    Chicago’s youngest victim lost to gun violence this year may have been targeted by four reputed gang members who thought the boy shouted a warning to rival gangbangers, Chicago police said Friday in announcing charges in the month-old slaying....
  • Cops in SOS unit amassed citizen complaints

    For eight years, a controversial list of the most complained-against Chicago cops remained under seal while the city fought its release in court battle after court battle. But after a last-ditch effort by the union failed to stop it, the list was...
  • 1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in downtown Chicago

    1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in downtown Chicago
    A demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before turning the gun on himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago high-rise in the city's bustling financial district, police said. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said the shooter...
  • Gunman in downtown Chicago office shooting was high-ranking executive

    Gunman in downtown Chicago office shooting was high-ranking executive
    The man who shot his boss before taking his own life in a downtown Chicago office building was a high-ranking executive of a technology company, officials told the Los Angeles Times. Anthony DeFrances, 60, of Barrington, Ill., was pronounced dead at 10:...
  • McCarthy defends department's crime reporting, faults media coverage

    McCarthy defends department's crime reporting, faults media coverage
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, clearly agitated Friday by the line of questioning from two aldermen at a City Council committee meeting, sought to defend the department from criticism about how it tallies its crime statistics. The...