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  • Recordings, testimony at NATO 3 trial show bumbling men

    Recordings, testimony at NATO 3 trial show bumbling men
    Days before the 2012 NATO summit, Chicago authorities made national headlines when they announced the arrests of three "domestic terrorists" who had plotted attacks against Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home, President Barack Obama's re-election headquarters and...
  • 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...
  • Simeon All Access | Messages heard loud and clear

    Simeon All Access | Messages heard loud and clear
    Jahlil Okafor made sure L.J. Peak knew how he felt after the first half of Young's 44-41 loss to Simeon at Chicago State on Saturday. Peak needed to step up. The 6-foot-4 Young junior guard scored two points before halftime but broke out in the second...
  • Illinois to end ban on carrying concealed guns

    The law was inevitable, but in the end, Gov. Pat Quinn couldn't hold out for more limits. On Tuesday -- backed by 77-31 and 41-17 votes by Illinois' House of Representatives and its Senate -- lawmakers overrode a Quinn veto to end the state's ban on...
  • Michelle Obama's reference to automatic weapons edited out by ABC

    First lady Michelle Obama said in a "Good Morning America" interview Tuesday that an automatic weapon was used in the shooting death of Hadiya Pendleton, but that detail — which is not supported by police accounts — was edited out when the...
  • Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying, girl made anti-gang video

    Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying,  girl made anti-gang video
    The sixth-grader can barely keep from smiling, self-conscious in front of the camera as she delivers a very serious message. "Hi, my name is Hadiya. This commercial is informational for you and your future children," she begins. "So many children out...