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  • TV Review: CNN Seeks to Chart New Course With 'Chicagoland,' 'Death Row Stories'

    CNN has often appeared starved for star power, but Robert Redford probably isn't the first name that comes to mind. Nevertheless, the news network has tapped two shows from the actor-producer-activist's Sundance Prods., "Chicagoland" and "Death Row...
  • 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...
  • $10M bond for woman charged in crash that killed off-duty officer

    $10M bond for woman charged in crash that killed off-duty officer
    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...
  • 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 ½ months of 2014. At a news conference at a police station in the Englewood neighborhood, one of...
  • 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...
  • Chicago park shooting that hurt 13 renews focus on gun violence

    Chicago park shooting that hurt 13 renews focus on gun violence
    CHICAGO — Police are searching for a gunman who used an assault rifle to fire on a pickup basketball game in a Chicago South Side neighborhood, injuring 13 people and dragging the city back into the international spotlight for its violent crime...