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  • CNN's 'Chicagoland' captures flashes of anger in first episode

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' captures flashes of anger in first episode
    And so it begins, with the voice of our mayor — "You want to see America you come to the heartland, and what is the capital of the heartland?" — and images of our city, the first of eight — that's right, eight — episodes of a...
  • Emanuel front and center at U. of C. forum, CNN series

    Emanuel front and center at U. of C. forum, CNN series
    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,...
  • Chicago officer released from hospital after hit by bullet fragment

    Chicago officer released from hospital after hit by bullet fragment
    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...
  • Man charged with wounding cop shot while serving warrant

    Man charged with wounding cop shot while serving warrant
    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...
  • Man charged with shooting cop held on $2M bail

    Man charged with shooting cop held on $2M bail
    A judge set bail at $2 million today for a Calumet Heights neighborhood man charged with trying to kill a Chicago police officer who was injured when a bullet fragment struck him in the head as officers served a search warrant at the man's home,...
  • CNN's 'Chicagoland' balances Blackhawks joy with violence fears

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' balances Blackhawks joy with violence fears
    "It's playoff time again in this sports-loving city," says narrator/co-writer Mark Konkol at the beginning of episode two of the eight-part CNN series "Chicagoland." And though you will see all sorts of whooping-hollering-shot-drinking euphoria during...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Weather's tie to crime

    It seems like only yesterday that Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy was praising the police for the drop in shootings instead of attributing it to our horrible winter. Now that the we've had a "heat wave," the number of shootings has shot...