At the end of a solemn day in Gary, Ind., CBS 2’s Brad Edwards hits the streets in a city titling with violence, with the head of the county’s gang unit.
The Guardian Angels volunteer citizen crime-fighting group invited Mayor Rahm Emanuel to join them on one of their patrols in the city’s neighborhoods, after the mayor said they’d be more useful in spots other than the Magnificent Mile.
As the city was closing out 2012 overnight, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy was out on patrol with his officers, and even helped make a felony arrest.
The Guardian Angels are patrolling near the CTA’s Roosevelt train station after a 21-year-old man was shot there Monday night.