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  • 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' 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...
  • 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...
  • Police seeking new leads in assault of 15-year-old girl

    Police seeking new leads in assault of 15-year-old girl
    Police will be canvassing the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side this afternoon as part of their investigation into an early-morning sexual assault Tuesday that left a 15-year-old girl in critical condition. Starting at noon, detectives...
  • 3rd charged in cop killing: 'I am ready to actually look this guy in his face'

    3rd charged in cop killing: 'I am ready to actually look this guy in his face'
    Latrice Tucker sat in her living room Friday looking up at a picture on the wall of her “big man,” slain Chicago police officer Clifton Lewis, crying and telling him a thing or two. Tucker had dearly missed his support at the recent three-...
  • 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...
  • 4 men, including 2 alleged gunmen, charged in Chicago park shooting

    4 men, including 2 alleged gunmen, charged in Chicago park shooting
    Four men have been arrested and charged in last week's mass shooting in a South Side Chicago park that wounded 12 adults and a 3-year-old boy, officials said Tuesday. Police said the motive for the mass shooting appears to be retaliation for a...
  • Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer

    Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer
    Two gang members were convicted Wednesday in the murder of a Chicago police officer who had responded to a call of shots fired in the West Englewood neighborhood in 2009. The convictions by separate Cook County juries came more than two years after a...
  • Shooting of 13 at park puts Chicago back in the spotlight

    Shooting of 13 at park puts Chicago back in the spotlight
    A gunman with a military-grade assault rifle opened fire on a pickup basketball game in the Back of the Yards neighborhood late Thursday, injuring 13 people and dragging the city back into the international spotlight for its violent crime problem. At...
  • Top cop: Charges maybe tonight in Hadiya Pendleton's killing

    Top cop: Charges maybe tonight in Hadiya Pendleton's killing
    Charges could come this evening against two people being questioned in the shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said today. "We will bring this all to closure, probably sometime this evening we're...