Attorney General visits Chicago for ceremonial swearing-in for northern Illinois' new U.S. attorney, Zachary Fardon Read »
The Chicago Police Department plans to deploy off-duty officers on overtime pay to 20 of the city's most dangerous parks. Read »
After Thursday’s mass Chicago shooting left 13 people injured, Gov. Pat Quinn said he’s open and ready to talk with Mayor Rahm Emanuel about bringing in reinforcements from the Illinois State Police to help stem... Read »
Chicago police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday afternoon said it was a "miracle" no one was killed in the spray of bullets at a south side park that he said came from an assault-style weapon with a high-capacity... Read »
After a brazen attack in a Chicago park left 13 people injured, a White House spokeswoman said President Barack Obama was "dismayed." Read »
A visibly upset Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke at a prayer vigil for the victims of a Thursday shooting that left 13 people injured in a city park. Read »
Despite a violent holiday weekend, Chicago's police superintendent said the city marked its lowest murder rate since 1965 and has made progress since notching 500 murders in 2012. Read »
If Durbin's proposal passes, law enforcement agencies would not be eligible for any federal grants unless they work to trace 100 percent of the guns they recover at violent crime scenes. Read »
Chicago’s murder mayhem is declining, police said.
Chicago ended the month of May down four murders from May 2012, an eight percent decrease, according to Director of News Affairs Adam Collins. Read »
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