Emanuel Praises City Workers For Keeping Chicago Running During Winter StormsMayor Emanuel stopped by the Office of Emergency Communications at noon Saturday to thank city workers for keeping the city moving during the storm.
OEMC Warns Chicago Residents To Avoid Going Outside If PossibleThe City of Chicago has extended the hours for warming shelters during the winter storm and is urging residents to help each other during this dangerous winter storm.
OEMC Head Defends Hefty Overtime For 911 Call CenterThe head of Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications is defending the high amount of overtime his staff has been working, trying to keep up with emergency calls, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
2 Investigators: Police Cameras Help Solve Crimes -- When They WorkCBS 2's Dave Savini investigates the cameras and videos monitored by Chicago's Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
2 Investigators: Burglary Call Stalls At City's 9-1-1 Center Susan Sandberg's home was burglarized in September, during the middle of the day. Her burglar alarm system worked, but she says Chicago's 9-1-1 center failed her.
OEMC Supervisor Warns Of Cuts To 911 CenterChicago aldermen on Wednesday heard the public's concerns about proposed cuts in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2012 budget.
Not All Residents Think Police Cameras Are Deterring CriminalsPolice cameras are supposed to improve neighborhood safety and help reduce fear. But have they made places safer? CBS 2's Kristyn Hartman reports.
FBI, OEMC Bosses Discuss Security Changes Since 9/11The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now just days away. In Chicago, two men who are working to keep us from harm here and now are saying we’re safer than we were a decade ago.
City Trying To Fix Alarm System 4 Days After MeltdownFour days after the city’s internal alarm system went out, officials continue to work and try and fix the problem.
Tightened Security Continues After Bin Laden's DeathChicago continues to step up security measures in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death.
Metal Detectors At United Center As Chicago Steps Up Security With the death of terror mastermind Osama Bin Laden, the city is increasing uniformed police presence and is ramping up monitoring of its vast array of surveillance cameras.
City Prepared For Possible Severe ThunderstormsOfficials from the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications and the Chicago Fire Department Sunday morning urged residents to prepare for the possibility of “a significant and dangerous outbreak of severe thunderstorms” Sunday night.