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  • Baltimore Police look to Chicago for crime-fighting insight

    Baltimore Police look to Chicago for crime-fighting insight
    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....
  • Shootings in Chicago down so far this year

    Shootings in Chicago down so far this year
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Wednesday said the number of shootings, particularly gang-related ones, has dropped sharply in the first 2 months of 2014. At a news conference at a police station in the Englewood neighborhood, one 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...
  • CNN's 'Chicagoland' loses balance as it tip-toes through summer

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' loses balance as it tip-toes through summer
    Huh? "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...
  • 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...
  • Year of surprises leaves soothsayers grasping for soothiness

     
    Print column, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 The most surprising news event of 2013 was the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Web portal to Obamacare. Yes, I'm sure the partisans who have long derided President Barack Obama for the lack of......
  • Girl, 15, attacked on way to school improving, talking to police

    Girl, 15, attacked on way to school improving, talking to police
    Two weeks after a 15-year-old girl was found beaten and raped on her way to school on the Northwest Side, the girl is improving and has been able to speak to investigators, police said. The girl was attacked on Dec. 18 as she walked on the 2400 block...
  • 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...
  • Homicides drop sharply after a violent 2012

    Homicides drop sharply after a violent 2012
    After a disastrous 2012 that saw Chicago garner national attention for its violence, homicides and shootings declined by double digits in 2013, the best numbers in half a century, according to the police department. On Thursday, in the waning days of...