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Garry McCarthy

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  • 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...
  • Rookie cops riding bikes in impact zones

    Rookie cops riding bikes in impact zones
    More than a third of the 360 rookie Chicago police officers assigned to 20 “impact zones” on the South and West Sides started patrolling on bikes at the beginning of April, the department said today. Some veteran beat officers in the city&...
  • 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...
  • Kass: Police patrolling social media to curb gang violence

    Kass: Police patrolling social media to curb gang violence
    Murders happen in the real world, where the club bashes a real human being's head, or a solid bullet pierces real flesh. Like that of Endia Martin, the 14-year-old shot in the back in my old neighborhood on the South Side. But what's odd, maybe a sign...
  • Police: Husband and wife -- both officers -- dead in apparent murder-suicide

    Police: Husband and wife -- both officers -- dead in apparent murder-suicide
    A Cook County sheriff's office correctional officer apparently shot to death his wife, a Chicago police officer, inside their Southwest Side home Sunday morning before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. Javier Acevedo and his wife, Veronica...
  • Shootings of 5 kids rattle neighborhood: 'I don't want to get shot'

    Shootings of 5 kids rattle neighborhood: 'I don't want to get shot'
    Young children passing the playlot Monday peered at the maze of monkey bars, climbers and tunnels with wide eyes, but their loved ones made sure they didn't dare approach. The red, blue and green equipment at Brownell School in Chicago's Park Manor...
  • 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....
  • Chicago police seized an average of 100 illegal guns a week this year: Officials

    Chicago police seized an average of 100 illegal guns a week this year: Officials
    One hundred per week. That's the average number of illegally possessed guns the Chicago Police Department has seized from alleged criminals each week this year, according to a department announcement Monday. CPD has seized more than 1,500 firearms...
  • 'Chicagoland' finale review: more violence, more Rahm

    'Chicagoland' finale review: more violence, more Rahm
    And so it ends, this extraordinary and exasperating, revelatory and redundant, infuriating and ultimately tragic eight-part series "Chicagoland." For the last two months, CNN has given us our town in mostly unscripted, sometimes contrived and...
  • FBI director in Chicago: 'Painfully aware' of city's gun violence

    FBI director in Chicago: 'Painfully aware' of city's gun violence
    In his first visit to Chicago since becoming director of the FBI, James Comey said today he is “painfully aware” of the city’s seemingly intractable gun violence and plans to direct more federal resources at the problem. Comey, who was...
  • Too many questions left as 'Chicagoland' winds down

    Too many questions left as 'Chicagoland' winds down
    A headline in Monday's paper: "32 hurt, 4 killed in 36 hours." There is great, untold sorrow behind those numbers, 32-4-36, but we have become almost desensitized to much of the gun violence we read about in newspapers and see on television. We see...