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  • Chicago police sergeant admits misconduct and apologizes at hearing

    Chicago police sergeant admits misconduct and apologizes at hearing
    A Chicago police sergeant pleaded guilty during a disciplinary hearing Friday to inattention to duty and bringing discredit to the department for actions that led a woman to kill herself with his gun in 2009 while he was at her apartment while off-duty....
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Blackhawks parade to step off at 10:30 a.m. Friday

    Blackhawks parade to step off at 10:30 a.m. Friday
    The Chicago Blackhawks will parade down Washington Street through downtown Chicago beginning at 10:30 a.m. Friday on their way from their United Center home to Grant Park for the Stanley Cup victory rally. The team will take double-decker buses from...
  • Officials: Murder, intimidation kept $11 million-a-year gang going

    Officials: Murder, intimidation kept $11 million-a-year gang going
    The top leaders of one of Chicago’s most violent street gangs have been charged in a sweeping racketeering case that alleges they controlled their West Side drug empire through pattern of intimidation, kidnappings, shootings and murder dating back...
  • Weekend violence leaves 9 dead, 47 shot

    Weekend violence leaves 9 dead, 47 shot
    As she headed out the door Sunday morning, Adrianne Wilberton put on a brave face. It was time to tell her son the news, and she didn't want him hearing it from anyone else. But her composure unraveled as she walked toward the car, a barrage of...
  • Seeing a reduction in crime, from cops' point of view

    Seeing a reduction in crime, from cops' point of view
    Violence and crime may be in the headlines, but homicides in Chicago have been edging towards some of their lowest levels in years, and the Chicago Police Department has been touting its overtime strategy as a key contributor in tamping down the violence....
  • Cops: City ends 2012 with 506 homicides, more than 16 percent increase over 2011

    Cops: City ends 2012 with 506 homicides, more than 16 percent increase over 2011
    Chicago ended 2012 with 506 homicides, according to an unofficial tally released Tuesday — the first time the city has topped 500 since 2008, and a 16 percent increase over 2011. While police officials were counting up the homicide toll from a...
  • McCarthy may turn to celebrities to remove snitching stigma

    McCarthy may turn to celebrities to remove snitching stigma
    Gun violence on Chicago streets has become such a concern that Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said today he's considering turning to celebrity mouthpieces like Bulls star Derrick Rose to try to convince residents to break the "no-snitch" code of...
  • Wife questioned in lottery winner death

    Wife questioned in lottery winner death
    The widow of a West Rogers Park man who died of cyanide poisoning weeks after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot was questioned extensively by Chicago police last month after the medical examiner's office reclassified the death as a homicide, her...
  • Chicago's top cop again calls for more gun laws

    Chicago's top cop again calls for more gun laws
    Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy today called for tougher gun laws and reiterated his opposition to legalizing the concealed carry of handguns in Illinois. “The answer to guns is not more guns,” McCarthy said during a panel...