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 »
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 »
But despite taking the unfortunate top spot in the 2012 rankings, statistics indicate Chicago was still safer than other U.S. cities when crime was viewed on a per-capita basis. Read »
As many as 400 officers each night have been saturating high crime areas. Those officer have been drawing time and a half pay for their nightly service. The cost of that overtime policing strategy might shock... Read »
Officials say "Operation Impact" responsible for reducing crime in city's problem areas. 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 »
From Toni Preckwinkle flinging beads to shirtless men dancing on Sheriff Tom Dart's float, the politicians who made the biggest impressions at the Gay Pride Parade. 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 »
Rahm: "You do not bear burden alone of reducing crime." Read »
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