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  • New Metra police chief ready for his 'mission'

    New Metra police chief ready for his 'mission'
    Metra's new chief of police says he will bring over 14 years of command experience at the Illinois State Police to the task of reforming an embattled department criticized for poor performance. The appointment of Joseph Perez was announced Monday,...
  • What's behind Russia's moves in Ukraine? Fear of NATO

    What's behind Russia's moves in Ukraine? Fear of NATO
    The causes of the unfolding crisis in Ukraine are many, but most fundamentally its roots can be found in an enormously consequential decision made by the United States and its allies in the early 1990s. Faced with a strategic challenge of constructing a...
  • NATO 3 get prison terms ranging from 5 to 8 years

    NATO 3 get prison terms ranging from 5 to 8 years
    Cook County prosecutors raised the specter of the Boston Marathon bombings in asking for hefty sentences for three alleged anarchists convicted of making crude Molotov cocktails in the lead-up to the 2012 NATO summit, but a judge ended up imposing more...
  • John Kass: Social worker still mourns loss of 12-year-old

    Not every child can be saved. Not every kid who grows up broken can be steered away from bad choices by caring adults toward some new life, one with a purpose. But Valerie Groth, a veteran Chicago Public Schools social worker at New Sullivan...
  • Obama misspeaks -- no site chosen for nuclear security summit in 2016

    Obama misspeaks -- no site chosen for nuclear security summit in 2016
    President Barack Obama appeared to suggest this morning that Chicago would host the next nuclear security summit in 2016, but the White House now says the president spoke too soon. At a speech today in the Netherlands, Obama said he looked forward to...
  • Prosecutors seek 14-year prison terms for NATO 3 at sentencing Friday

    Prosecutors seek 14-year prison terms for NATO 3 at sentencing Friday
    Cook County prosecutors want the so-called NATO 3 given at least 14 years each in prison at their sentencing Friday. The three out-of-state men – Brian Church, Jared Chase and Brent Betterly – were convicted of possessing Molotov cocktails...
  • Emanuel touts bank bailout of Southwest Side arts center

    Emanuel touts bank bailout of Southwest Side arts center
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel headed to the far Southwest Side this afternoon to announce a deal to help bail out the financially struggling Beverly Arts Center. As first reported by the Tribune, city will kick in $250,000 in leftover money from the 2012 NATO...
  • City must pay $1 million in OT for NATO police

    City must pay $1 million in OT for NATO police
    The city must pay nearly $1 million overtime to thousands of police officers who had their days off canceled so they could cope with the massive crowds of protesters who descended on the city for the May 2012 NATO summit, an arbitrator has ruled....
  • 'NATO 3' suspect tried to impress female cop with tough talk

    'NATO 3' suspect tried to impress female cop with tough talk
    One defendant used violent language and seemed intent on fighting with cops and vandalizing property on undercover recordings played at the NATO 3 trial. On more than two dozen recordings played for jurors Wednesday, the man alleged by prosecutors to be...
  • 'NATO 3' trial to begin

     'NATO 3' trial to begin
    A trial starting this week is expected to raise questions about how Cook County prosecutors are using Illinois' anti-terrorism law and whether Chicago police crossed any lines when they infiltrated protest groups before the 2012 NATO summit. The so-...
  • Boston bombings won't deter these runners from Chicago Marathon

     Boston bombings won't deter these runners from Chicago Marathon
    Evanston runner John Schroeder had just finished the Boston Marathon when he heard what sounded like pieces of construction equipment falling off a building. Yet he didn't believe it when someone said the race course had been bombed. Who, he thought,...