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Fate of Chicago cops on gang video now up to Police Board
Feb. 13, 2013
Based on the recording, Chicago Supt. Garry McCarthy wants the two officers fired.
Neighborhood leader to testify for cops caught on gang video
Feb. 12, 2013
Two Chicago police officers facing dismissal charges could get a boost Wednesday from a character witness who once trained young people how to file reports on abusive cops.
Mayor: Longer sentences for gun crimes
Feb. 11, 2013
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing for a new Illinois state law that would require longer sentences for people caught carrying guns illegally.
Crunching the numbers on Lakeview crime
Feb. 7, 2013
Police have a new “Entertainment Detail” to patrol the Lakeview's vibrant nightlife scene. But how bad is crime in an area that has shootings and homicides in the single digits?
Cops on gang video: ‘We were giving youth a ride home’
Feb. 6, 2013
Two Chicago officers took the witness stand Wednesday as the Police Board began a hearing in their dismissal case.
Cops caught on gang video to defend themselves
Feb. 5, 2013
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy wants the two officers dismissed and accuses them of unlawfully restraining a man in Logan Square.
43 arrests in citywide gang, drug takedown
Feb. 3, 2013
Police have arrested 43 suspected gang members and seized $23,000 worth of illegal drugs in a citywide gang takedown.
Chicago approves $32 million in settlements
Jan. 17, 2013
Aldermen on Thursday voted unanimously in favor of what's believed to the largest settlement to an individual in a police misconduct case.
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