| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:34 PM
"This is the greatest job I've ever had," Mayor Rahm Emanuel says in Episode 4 of the ambitious, now somewhat frustrating eight-part CNN series "Chicagoland," followed some minutes later by police Superintendent Garry McCarthy saying, "This is...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:46 PM
You will be stunned to learn, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel says in this week's fifth episode (of eight) of CNN's series "Chicagoland," that "The Second City is now known as the Startup City." That pronouncement — news to me — comes as he is talking...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:38 AM
A 31-year-old Calumet Park woman was ordered held on a $10 million bond Sunday after being charged with murder in connection with a police chase early Friday morning that killed an off-duty Chicago police officer, authorities said.
Shanell Terrell, of...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts and other top members of the agency have visited counterparts in Chicago to observe their crime-fighting strategy, the latest in a series of efforts to adopt law enforcement practices around the country....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Wednesday said the number of shootings, particularly gang-related ones, has dropped sharply in the first 2 ½ months of 2014.
At a news conference at a police station in the Englewood neighborhood, one of...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:51 PM
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....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel had a highly visible evening Thursday, first talking big city politics with three other mayors and then appearing in living rooms across the country as the face of a new CNN documentary about Chicago.
At a University of Chicago forum,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:43 AM
A Chicago police officer was released from the hospital this morning, hours after a bullet fragment struck him in the head as officers served a search warrant in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, authorities said.
The tactical officer was hit between the...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:05 PM
A Calumet Heights man has been charged with trying to kill a Chicago police officer injured when a bullet fragment struck him in the head as officers served a search warrant at the man's home, authorities said.
James Garland, 53, faces charges of...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:35 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
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...