The Chicago police superintendent says he’ll be ready if police have to deal with the sudden exodus of students from the classroom to the street – in case there’s a strike.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says despite the weekend violence that left nine dead, officers were able to diffuse a potentially dangerous situation on Michigan Avenue.
Taste of Chicago opens on Wednesday, and Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he’s putting “adequate resources” on the streets to keep them safe during the festival.
The police superintendent previously faulted CeaseFire for bypassing the police as it negotiated truces.
In a weekend marred by a rash of shootings that left at least eight people dead and 40 wounded – as well as three violent mob attacks on innocent people in and around downtown, police Supt. Garry McCarthy emphasizes that the problem of violence in Chicago is “not going to be solved overnight.”
The first week of summer has proven to be less violent this year in Chicago. But CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports Police Supt. Garry McCarthy stopped well short of saying “mission accomplished.”
Following another bloody weekend of gang mayhem in Chicago, Mayor Emanuel and his top police commanders on Tuesday announced a new plan to help stop the bloodshed.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy insists his department will not be heavy-handed during the NATO summit here. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Chicago’s top cop is responding to a juror in the William Balfour trial who said police bungled the investigation into the murder of Jennifer Hudson’s family members.
Chicago’s top cop is weighing in on that savage hit taken by Blackhawks star Marian Hossa.
Garry McCarthy says the intelligence is there. It’s just a matter of getting the information to beat officers so they can anticipate a retaliatory gang shooting.
Supt. Garry McCarthy says there is no need to worry about police trying to block social media used by demonstrators expected during the upcoming NATO/G8 summits in May.
Experts say the city will at least have to seek a permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service before it can go ahead with construction.
Police say they have recovered nearly 60 guns following the theft of 200 firearms from a Des Plaines gunshop over the weekend.
The 41-year-old Chicago police officer who was fatally shot Thursday evening was described in glowing terms by grief-stricken admirers.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy found himself in the line of fire Monday, because of his decision to move more officers to patrol duty.
Chicago’s top cop went into the Kenwood/Hyde Park neighborhood Monday night to try to calm residents’ fears about the closing of their local police station. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was invited to observe as the top ranks of the Chicago Police Department took a shellacking from the city’s new top cop, who’s on a mission to reduce crime rates.
On Sept. 11, 2001, the man who is now Chicago’s police superintendent was deputy commissioner of operations for the New York Police Department — and he was at Ground Zero.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy promised to have a plan in place at the beginning of the school year to ensure students have safe passage to class. But CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports not every school is equally covered.