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  • Chicago Fire Department OT tab skyrockets

    Chicago Fire Department OT tab skyrockets
    The Chicago Fire Department expects to spend more than twice what it thought it would on overtime this year after hiring new firefighters was suspended as the city worked to resolve discrimination lawsuits, Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago said today. By...
  • McCarthy: Crime strategy right, but 'disappointed' by shootings

    McCarthy: Crime strategy right, but 'disappointed' by shootings
    While homicides and shootings for the year are sharply down from a bloody 2012, Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy expressed disappointment Monday at the violent Fourth of July weekend but remained confident that police strategies are working....
  • How gun law works: Likely 2014 before permits issued

    How gun law works: Likely 2014 before permits issued
    Illinois lawmakers overrode Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of concealed carry legislation on Tuesday, but it will likely be 2014 before any firearm owners are permitted to pack handguns in public. The last state to adopt a concealed carry law, Illinois now has...
  • 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...
  • Chicago cop-turned-actor Dennis Farina dies at 69

    Chicago cop-turned-actor Dennis Farina dies at 69
    Dennis Farina, the former Chicago cop who went on to star in "Law & Order," "Luck" and numerous films, has died. He was 69. Farina died Monday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., after suffering a blood clot in his lung, his publicist Lori De Waal said Monday....
  • 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...
  • Chicago police: Crime down 16 percent, homicides down 18 percent

    Chicago police: Crime down 16 percent, homicides down 18 percent
    Homicides dropped 18 percent in Chicago last year and crime overall was down 16 percent, according to statistics released by the police department this morning. The decline in homicides was a more modest 5 percent when compared with 2011. The...
  • 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 won't fight ruling allowing gun sales

    Chicago won't fight ruling allowing gun sales
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel all but acknowledged that people will be able to legally buy guns in Chicago later this year, announcing Thursday that he has chosen not to fight a federal court ruling that struck down the city's gun shop ban. Instead, City Hall will...
  • 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...
  • Protestors call for Alvarez resignation

    Protestors call for Alvarez resignation
    Protesters called for Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s resignation Friday after her announcement earlier in the week that she would not bring charges against a Chicago police officer who fatally shot an Englewood man in the back as...