Although he has served the last several weeks as Chicago’s top cop, Garry McCarthy took the formal oath Friday as former superintendents looked on.
Violent crime is down as of the end of June but three areas of property crime have increased as compared with last June, police said preliminary statistics suggest.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced plans to reduce or eliminate city-funded security for city officials, including powerful Ald. Ed Burke, the Sun-Times is reporting.
CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson is happy to see the new police superintendent is making good on a promise to hold a Chicago gang accountable for the wounding of two children.
When this year’s Taste of Chicago opens its 10-day run Friday, officials are promising both fun and a safer atmosphere.
At least a dozen community and social-action groups sponsored a rally at the Thompson Center on Friday calling for an end to the U.S. “war on drugs.”
Moving closer to his campaign promise to add 1,000 more police officers to the city streets, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Sunday announced that 150 more officers were being deployed to 15 police districts in Chicago.
With another mob attack Tuesday night in the Gold Coast, and several more over the weekend, new Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has his hands full. He sat down with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
While he is pleased with the quick arrest of suspects in a series of mob attacks over the weekend, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday made no secret that he wants everybody involved “brought to justice.”
Acting police Supt. Garry McCarthy is promising to establish a gun offender registry in Chicago, something aldermen have wanted for some time.
Krzysztof “Kris” Wilkowski was among the people attacked over the weekend by a mob of young people. He tells his story to CBS 2′s Jim Williams.
A Chicago City Council committee on Monday approved Garry McCarthy, Mayor Emanuel’s choice for a new superintendent of police, and the full council is expected to confirm the selection on Wednesday.
Chicago’s new top cop tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine that North Avenue Beach was closed over heat concerns Monday, not for rumored fears about gangs.
Is Mayor Rahm Emanuel off to a good start with the Chicago police union? It didn’t hurt that he attended a funeral of a fallen officer on Friday, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
As Rahm Emanuel assumed the Mayor’s Office on Monday, Garry McCarthy also assumed the role of acting police superintendent.
Federal authorities are investigating the police department in Newark, New Jersey, after the state’s American Civil Liberties Union complained of rampant misconduct and lax internal oversight.
Some Chicago aldermen say Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel’s choice for police superintendent, should have a relatively easy confirmation.
Newark, N.J., police director Garry McCarthy will be Chicago’s next police superintendent.
Garry McCarthy — the director of the Newark, N.J., police department — emerged as the odds-on favorite to become Chicago’s next police superintendent on Friday, the Sun-Times reports.
The Chicago Police Board has picked three finalists for a new superintendent, which would be narrowed down to two finalists when crossed with the four candidates picked by Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel.