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  • After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel

    After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel
    There was something missing as Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke on the Far Northwest Side in March to offer an explanation on what City Hall was doing about the roads after a winter that "left nothing but potholes and pockmarks throughout the city of Chicago."...
  • Emanuel rules out city income tax for pension fix

    Emanuel rules out city income tax for pension fix
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday ruled out creating a city income tax as a way to shore up the city’s municipal and laborers’ retirement funds while describing the $250 million property tax increase he wants to pay for the pension changes as...
  • 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...
  • Police beef up as street violence rises

    Police beef up as street violence rises
    The Chicago Police Department has canceled days off on weekends for dozens of cops on tactical, saturation and gun teams in certain high-crime neighborhoods as violence has picked up in recent weeks with the arrival of warmer weather. The extra officers...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Bloody Chicago weekend raises questions about guns, gangs and morals

    No mass killer terrorized the Chicago streets on Easter weekend. But the joyous spring holiday of renewal was anything but tranquil. At least nine people were killed and 36 others, including children, were shot and wounded. It was the second weekend...
  • Top cop: Fight over boy led girl to kill another girl, 14

    Top cop: Fight over boy led girl to kill another girl, 14
    A 14-year-old girl shot and killed another 14-year-old girl because of an argument over a boy, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said today as murder charges were filed. The .38-caliber handgun used to kill Endia Martin Monday afternoon had been...
  • Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands

    Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands
    Before the 14-year-old girl allegedly fired the shot that killed Endia Martin, the .38-caliber revolver had touched many hands. A south suburban gun shop known for selling weapons later used in crimes in Chicago. A Hyde Park man whose mother did not...
  • Remembering fallen officers: A Sunday lakefront ceremony

    Remembering fallen officers: A Sunday lakefront ceremony
    Children played on a patch of grass in the shadow of Soldier Field until the sound of bagpipes to the north drew their attention, and that of their parents. As the pipes approached, escorted by police officers on motorcycles and followed by thousands of...