The 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.
CBS 2′s Dave Savini investigates the cameras and videos monitored by Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
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.
Chicago aldermen on Wednesday heard the public’s concerns about proposed cuts in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2012 budget.
Police cameras are supposed to improve neighborhood safety and help reduce fear. But have they made places safer? CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
The 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.
Four days after the city’s internal alarm system went out, officials continue to work and try and fix the problem.
Chicago continues to step up security measures in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death.
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.
Officials 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.
An audit by Chicago’s Inspector General suggests the agency that runs the City’s 9-1-1 center has wasted money and lost track of electronics equipment.
The snow days are over, and it’s time for the City that Works to get moving again.
As the city gets blanketed with a fresh covering of snow Sunday morning, the city Department of Streets and Sanitation has dispatched 174 snow-fighting trucks onto the streets.
Notify Chicago is a new city service that provides residents with recorded telephone messages, text messages and/or e-mail alerts on various emergency and non-emergency situations taking place throughout Chicago.
Mayor Richard M. Daley announced a new website filled with important information to help residents handle Chicago’s winter weather.
Frustration over the way 911 emergency calls are handled.