In May when lawmakers approved five new casinos in Illinois, organized public opposition to the bill was virtually nonexistent.But several groups, including the Chicago Crime Commission led by former Police Supt. Jody Weis, are starting to come forward."
The man picked to be Chicago's next police superintendent is already laying out his tactics to fight crime.Garry McCarthy won't get to become police superintendent until the new City Council gives him the ok.
Like a lot of parents, Gretta Campbell worries about her 17-year-old daughter, a senior at Chicago's Hyde Park Academy High School on the city's South Side — especially right after school.After all, one of the most dangerous times of day for teenagers is after school and that's especially true in th
Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he hopes to have a new police chief ready to go the first day he takes office. Earlier this week, Jody Weis quit as police superintendent when his contract expired.
Mayor Richard Daley on Wednesday said the city's police superintendent abruptly resigned this week in order to pursue other job offers.Jody Weis' resignation Tuesday - the final day of his contract - came as a surprise to the Daley administration.
News that Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has resigned came as a surprise to many. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel made it a campaign promise to replace Weis. But most thought Weis would stay in place through May, when Mayor Daley steps down.
Terry Hillard takes over Wednesday as Chicago's new interim Police Superintendent, one day after Jody Weis stepped down.Weis' three-year contract expired yesterday but many expected him to stay on the job to finish out the last couple months of Mayor Richard Daley's time in office.