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  • John Kass: Mayoral tan? Bali Hai Mayor Rahmfather

    Nice tan, Mr. Mayor! You came back from steamy and tropical Indonesia to a city frozen in ice and snow, where the side streets and alleys hadn't been plowed and where schoolkids were almost sent into the worst of the cold. But Rahm Emanuel wasn't...
  • Relief for woman in earlier case involving suspect in attack on girl, 15

    Relief for woman in earlier case involving suspect in attack on girl, 15
    A day after learning that Luis A. Pantoja had been charged in the brutal sexual assault of a teenage girl, a Northwest Side woman on Monday recounted her own alleged harrowing attack by the man, taking some comfort that he was off the streets and...
  • No charges for cop in 2011 fatal shooting caught on video

    No charges for cop in 2011 fatal shooting caught on video
    Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday they would not bring criminal charges against a Chicago police officer who was captured on videotape fatally shooting an unarmed man, saying an exhaustive review showed that the officer reasonably mistook a cellphone...
  • Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer

    Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer
    Two gang members were convicted Wednesday in the murder of a Chicago police officer who had responded to a call of shots fired in the West Englewood neighborhood in 2009. The convictions by separate Cook County juries came more than two years after a...
  • Quinn signs bill expanding recording of police interrogations

     Quinn signs bill expanding recording of police interrogations
    Illinois police will have to record more interrogations of criminal suspects under legislation Gov. Pat Quinn signed Monday that aims to prevent false confessions and wrongful convictions. The law expands on legislation passed in 2003 mandating the...
  • Autopsy: Chicago police sergeant died from injuries in crash

    Autopsy: Chicago police sergeant died from injuries in crash
    An autopsy today found that an off-duty Chicago police sergeant who crashed his motorcycle died from multiple injuries. The death of Jean-Pierre Borja, 44, from the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, has been ruled an accident, according to the Cook County...
  • Kirk attempts to move beyond gang member arrest flap

    Kirk attempts to move beyond gang member arrest flap
    Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Monday sought to move past a controversy that flared over his call for mass arrests of gang members by pushing for new federal gang-apprehension initiatives to assist local law enforcement. Earlier this year, Kirk had...
  • Emanuel says no Midway lease in foreseeable future

    Emanuel says no Midway lease in foreseeable future
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel left himself some wiggle room on trying again to privatize Midway Airport to raise money, saying today he was giving up the idea for "the foreseeable future" after recently halting the process of accepting bids to lease it. "I think...
  • Chicago police taking applications for first time in three years

    Chicago police taking applications for first time in three years
    In announcing it will be taking applications for the first time in three years, the Chicago Police Department said Tuesday it has lowered its minimum hiring age to 21 just a few years after increasing it to 25 in hopes of recruiting more mature...
  • Controversy roils over dog shot by police in Chicago

    "He shot the puppy!" several neighbors screamed simultaneously, shocked by the actions of one Chicago police officer. On Saturday afternoon, Dec. 1, Al Phillips, who lives on Chicago's north side, received a call from a neighbor that a police officer was...
  • Shooting of 13 at park puts Chicago back in the spotlight

    Shooting of 13 at park puts Chicago back in the spotlight
    A gunman with a military-grade assault rifle opened fire on a pickup basketball game in the Back of the Yards neighborhood late Thursday, injuring 13 people and dragging the city back into the international spotlight for its violent crime problem. At...