Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Proposes Expanding City Curfew To Include 17-Year-Olds

Mayor Emanuel is proposing an expansion of the city of Chicago’s curfew law to include somewhat older teenagers.


Full Moon

Alderman Wants Parental Counseling For Families Of Repeat Curfew Violators

A West Side alderman has proposed an ordinance that would give some special attention to families whose children repeatedly violate the city’s curfew for young people.

WBBM Newsradio–03/14/2013

Chicago police carry off a protester at Grant Park on Oct. 23, 2011. (CBS)

Judge Tosses Grant Park Arrests Of Occupy Protestors As Unconstitutional

A Cook County judge has dismissed charges against dozens of Occupy Chicago protesters who were arrested in Grant Park after a rally last October, ruling the curfew they were charged with violating is unconstitutional.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

Cook County Board

County Considers New Fines For Drug Paraphernalia, Snow Dumping, Public Urination

The Cook County Board is considering enacting new fines for a variety of offenses from public urination to illegal refrigerator dumping.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012


Occupy Chicago Wants Permanent Gathering Spot; City Says No

The Occupy Chicago protesters are trying to strike a deal with City Hall for a permanent place to gather, but haven’t gotten very far.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2011

Mayor Emanuel's Curfew Reminder

New Curfew Begins Sunday, Emanuel Reminds Parents

Chicago’s new, earlier curfew goes into effect Sunday, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel is reminding families about the move to keep children safe.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011


City Officials Getting Word Out On New Curfew Law

Chicago’s new curfew ordinance is now in effect, in an effort to protect the city’s kids and keep them safe.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy talks about the uptick in police-involved shootings. (CBS)

McCarthy: Police Ready To Enforce New Curfew Law

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says his department is more than ready to enforce the city’s expanded curfew law, despite a manpower shortage.

WBBM Newsradio–07/29/2011


New Curfew For Chicago Children Passes City Council

Parents, listen up: the Chicago City Council today passed a new curfew law that requires children to be off the streets earlier.



Curfew Law May Get Tougher, But Many Say It’s Not Enforced

Do you know where your kids are? Chicago’s curfew law says anyone under 17 cannot be outside or in a public place after 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and after 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. But many residents complain that police don’t enforce that law.

CBS 2–07/27/2011


Committee OKs Earlier Curfew For Younger Kids

Some aldermen are proposing moving up curfew for thousands of Chicago children.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More Cops In Uniform While Public Schools On Spring Break

Chicago Police officers were expected to be more visible next week, while public school students are on spring break.

WBBM Newsradio–04/16/2011