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Garry McCarthy

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  • City to release files on alleged police misconduct

    City to release files on alleged police misconduct
    Internal investigation files for alleged police misconduct will now be made public, officials said Sunday in a statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office. With the new policy, the Chicago Police Department will release investigative files relating to...
  • Questions after melee at Montrose Beach

    Questions after melee at Montrose Beach
    Edna Velazquez looked with frustration at the debris still scattered across the park at Montrose Beach Monday morning as a dozen seagulls picked at the six-pack rings and hundreds of bottle caps stamped into muddy grass. Velazquez was asked by Chicago...
  • Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files

    Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files
    When public officials refuse to provide information about the alleged misconduct of police officers, they invite some damning conclusions: They're hiding something. They're protecting bad cops. They're more worried about appearances than about...
  • Police superintendent says investigation into 11-year-old girl's weekend slaying 'progressing nicely'

    Police superintendent says investigation into 11-year-old girl's weekend slaying 'progressing nicely'
    Chicago police detectives have made “great leaps” in their investigation into the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old girl who was struck by a stray bullet during a sleepover inside a West Side apartment Friday night, Superintendent Garry...
  • McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend

    McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend
    The outbreak of violence over the long Fourth of July weekend – the worst of the year so far -- once again drew unflattering national attention to Chicago’s crime woes as police Superintendent Garry McCarthy insisted the department had...
  • Chicago: 82 shootings in 84 hours

    Chicago: 82 shootings in 84 hours
    "The solution does not just include policing — although we'll continue to look for ways to put more police where they're needed. We also have to give our young people alternatives to the street, and as a community we need to demand more of ourselves...
  • Chicago: A town that won't let you down?

    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • Residents brace for another violent weekend

     Residents brace for another violent weekend
    Linda Hayes has no plans to venture outside her West Englewood home this weekend, even with a favorable weather report and invitations to several gatherings. Instead, she intends to spend the next 72 hours inside her home, a hostage to the gun...
  • CPD should change how it counts shooting numbers

    As I read the article regarding the murder of Jasmine Curry as she drove on the Dan Ryan Expressway, I was saddened that yet another senseless murder had occurred. But then my emotions morphed to anger, as it was reported that because of a quirk of...
  • 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...
  • 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...