NRA Pushing Concealed Carry Measure In SpringfieldIn Springfield Tuesday afternoon, the first step was taken toward allowing gun owners to carry concealed weapons on the streets of Illinois.
Former Chicago Police Supt. Weis Leaves Crime CommissionWeis, who was president of the commission for eight months, said in an announcement Friday he left the commission to pursue interests in teaching, research and private industry.
Book Shows How Gangs Are Using Social MediaA new book spells out how Chicago area street gangs are using social media to plot and carry out their dirty work.
Police, Protesters Already Planning For G8/NATO Summits In MayIt could be one of those "be careful what you wish for" stories. Bringing the G8 and NATO summits to Chicago next spring was one of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's first major coups when he took office, or so he thought.
Crime Commission Honors Officers For Outstanding WorkCity, suburban and federal law enforcement officers and prosecutors are being recognized tonight for the outstanding work they have done in solving murders and reducing the number of gang members, guns and drugs on the street.
Alderman Introduce Proposed Change In Marijuana PenaltiesAldermen have introduced an ordinance that would reduce the penalties for small amounts of marijuana, but they are in no hurry to pass it.
Chicago's Former Police Superintendent Disagrees With New Emphasis On Beat CopsFormer Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis discusses his feelings about being moved out and how he thinks his replacement is doing. CBS 2's Walter Jacobson reports.
Crime Commission Blasts Gambling Expansion PlanThe Chicago Crime Commission on Wednesday said that legislation to allow for a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois is “deeply flawed” and would be bad for the state.
In New Role, Weis Vows To Help 'Tamp Down' Gang, Gun ViolenceFormer Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis says his first priority as the new deputy director of the Chicago Crime Commission will be to assess the causes of gang and gun violence.
Weis To Take Post At Chicago Crime CommissionFormer police Supt. Jody Weis has a new job that will keep him in Chicago.
Report: Weis Took Home $76K Lump SumThere is still no word on the next career move for Jody Weis after his three years as Chicago's police superintendent.
Emanuel Narrows List Of Candidates For Top CopChicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel reportedly has narrowed the list of police superintendent candidates to a handful, and it's a mix of insiders and outsiders.