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  • High-ranking Chicago cop charged with putting gun in suspect's mouth

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago police commander who had been praised for his crime fighting in some of the city's roughest neighborhoods appeared in court on Thursday to face charges he put a gun in a suspect's mouth, officials said. Commander Glenn...
  • Police commander's tough tactics brought respect -- and lawsuits

    Police commander's tough tactics brought respect -- and lawsuits
    When Chicago police rolled up last summer on a Woodlawn block in response to complaints of a loud outdoor party, leading the charge was Glenn Evans, then the top commander of that South Side police district. It was about 11:30 p.m. on a weeknight, so...
  • Vanished email archive a mixed blessing

    Vanished email archive a mixed blessing
    It was a bittersweet moment when I went looking for my email archives prior to August 2005, and discovered they were gone. I logged into AOL, clicked on the "saved mail" tab and a message popped up on the screen. "This folder is empty," it read. All...
  • In Chicago, police shootings rarely protested

     In Chicago, police shootings rarely protested
    If anything was unusual about the shootings of two people by Chicago police last weekend, it was that one of the incidents sparked a protest. A sudden rainstorm scattered the 80 or so people who gathered Monday on the West Side to protest the fatal...
  • Illinois State Police to join CPD in searching for fugitives

    Illinois State Police to join CPD in searching for fugitives
    Chicagoans could soon start seeing a new law enforcement presence in some parts of the city. The Illinois State Police will send 40 troopers to join Chicago police as part of teams that will try to catch fugitives, Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm...
  • Bail denied for 2 men charged in shooting of boy, 3

    Bail denied for 2 men charged in shooting of boy, 3
    Two reputed gang members who allegedly targeted a rival and instead shot a 3-year-old boy in the abdomen were ordered held without bail this afternoon by a Cook County judge. Alger Sanchez, 19, of the 4100 block of S. Francisco Avenue, and Anton Aseves,...
  • Police, ATF target West Side drug-selling operation

    Police, ATF target West Side drug-selling operation
    An alleged longtime heroin and crack dealer, described by authorities as a patriarch of a Gangster Disciples gang faction, was arrested today along with dozens of others during a crackdown on two open-air drug spots on Chicago’s West Side. ...
  • Police build mistrust when they hide facts

    Police build mistrust when they hide facts
    Some of the dry straw feeding the fires of outrage in Ferguson, Mo., is the suspicion — the fear, the certainty — that police just aren't very good at investigating alleged misdeeds of their own. Under ordinary circumstances, police...
  • Cops still stopping more black and Hispanic drivers than whites: ACLU

    Cops still stopping more black and Hispanic drivers than whites: ACLU
    Police across the state have made little progress combating racial profiling, searching the cars of African-American and Latino drivers far more often than those of whites. At the same time, a decade of studying routine traffic stops shows that officers...
  • Emanuel hounded by crime issue

    Emanuel hounded by crime issue
    Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
  • Emanuel asks for help fighting Chicago crime. Good.

    Emanuel asks for help fighting Chicago crime. Good.
    In tacit acknowledgment that Chicago could use some help fighting violent crime, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that the city will be getting assistance from state government. Forty Illinois State Police troopers will work with the Chicago...