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Despite excessive-force complaints, police commander has support
Aug. 8, 2014
The West Side commander is under a legal cloud for allegedly using excessive force, but some residents of his district say they welcome his aggressive approach to crime.
Report: Embattled cop at top of list for complaints
Aug. 5, 2014
An analysis of excessive-force complaints is raising more questions about a West Side police commander under investigation for allegedly assaulting an arrestee.
CPD leaves commander in post despite DNA test
Jul. 31, 2014
The city’s Independent Police Review Authority has recommended that Harrison District Cmdr. Glenn Evans be stripped of his police powers for allegedly assaulting an arrestee.
Emanuel's proposal to reduce gun violence stalls
May. 19, 2014
A proposed state law intended to help reduce gun violence in Chicago is being shelved in Springfield in favor of forming a new committee to investigate the issue.
Crowded Chicago Police office forces sex offenders to violate parole
Mar. 3, 2014
The criminal registry office in the Chicago Police Department can’t handle all the offenders who show up to register, leaving them in violation of parole.
New site keeps symphony lovers in-tune with the CSO
Dec. 26, 2013
Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Celeste Wroblewski explains the features of group's new website and how it's the first of its kind. We get hip to the top tastemakers of 2013. And, DNAInfo's Mark Konkol gives us a glimpse behind the thin blue line.
Chicago police union president suspended
Dec. 18, 2013
The leader of the Chicago police union Michael Shields has been suspended after he accused other union leaders of colluding with City Hall to fix contract arbitrations.
“Heroin, LLC” (Story 6 of 9): Stash houses on Southwest Side
Dec. 10, 2013
In quiet enclaves, drug traffickers hide in plain sight.
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